Adem Tepedelen

Album Premiere: Worm – “Foreverglade”

October 19, 2021

Doomed death dealers Worm emerge from Florida mire with rot-infested third album, Foreverglade, on 20 Buck Spin.

Track Premiere: Domkraft – “Night Prowler”

October 14, 2021

Sweden’s Domkraft don’t beat around the bush with their slow-grinding version of AC/DC’s “Night Prowler.”

Warlock – Triumph and Agony

August 25, 2021

Warlock‘s 1987 session-musician rich swan song gets its Hall of Fame induction

Black Sabbath – Mob Rules

March 30, 2021

We bend (but don’t break) our Hall of Fame rules to induct the landmark Mob Rules LP from the Dio-fronted Black Sabbath.

Judas Priest – Painkiller

December 2, 2020

We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Judas Priest‘s Painkiller with the legendary Brits’ second Hall of Fame induction.

Municipal Waste – “The Art of Partying”

June 25, 2020

Richmond crossover kings Municipal Waste make thrash fun again with Hall of Fame inductee The Art of Partying.

Sacrilege – “Behind the Realms of Madness”

October 17, 2019

Yes, it’s only six songs long, but there’s absolutely no filler and the unrelenting quality of the material makes it a worthy inductee for the Decibel Hall of Fame.

The Complete “Brewtal Truth” Collection Now Available For Pre-Order

September 11, 2019

Decibel writer Adem Tepedelen is working on unleashing a collection of nearly 10 years of his “Brewtal Truth” columns.

Anthrax – “Fistful of Metal”

July 17, 2019

Anthrax‘s seminal debut album, Fistful of Metal is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Michael Schenker Group – “Assault Attack”

March 4, 2019

Michael Schenker Group‘s Assault Attack joins the Decibel Hall of Fame.

No Corporate Beer: Easy Evil

August 16, 2018

Alaska’s finest and funkiest brewery, Anchorage, pays tribute to Washington’s finest and funkiest stoner/doom trio, Mos Generator.

No Corporate Beer: 3-Way IPA

July 11, 2018

A narwhal, an elk and a goat walk into a bar. They order a round of 3-Way IPA pints, a collaboration from Holy Mountain, Fort George and Modern Times Brewing.

No Corporate Beer: Son of the Morning

June 27, 2018

Driftwood’s Son of the Morning Strong Golden Ale: the beer with the death metal album cover on the label.

No Corporate Beer: Kitty Kat Blues

May 21, 2018

If you’re feeling frisky, try this catnip-infused blueberry/vanilla pale ale from Washington state’s Black Raven Brewing.

Judas Priest – “Stained Class”

May 1, 2018

Judas Priest‘s Stained Class takes its place in the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Brewtal Truth: New Officially Licensed Motörhead Röad Crew IPA Coming to U.S.

April 23, 2018

Another officially licensed Motörhead IPA is about to hit the U.S. craft beer market. Check out Röad Crew American IPA, brewed by Arcadia in Kalamazoo, MI.

Brewtal Truth: New Six Most Metal Breweries Webisode

April 18, 2018

The Six Most Metal Breweries TV series discovers the most metal gym in NYC, Monster Cyle. Drinking (and working out) ensues.

Brewtal Truth: This Saint Vitus Album With That Beer

April 9, 2018

Old school and older school. Put on Saint Vitus’s 1986 classic Born Too Late and crack a Vitus Weizenbock from a nearly thousand-year-old brewery.

Brewtal Truth: Champion Brewing Hosts ‘Benefit For Balsac’

April 4, 2018

The craft beer and metal worlds team up for a special show this Saturday, April 7, to benefit GWAR’s Balsac the Jaws of Death, aka Michael Derks

Brewtal Truth: Hydra Brews Urban Legend Coffee Stout With Dave Ellefson Coffee

March 21, 2018

Brewing is their business and business is good. Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson puts his Urban Legend coffee in Hydra Beer Company’s stout.

Brewtal Truth: This Judas Priest Album With That Beer

March 12, 2018

A new Judas Priest album, a new Sierra Nevada Double IPA and an unfortunate use of the term “loaded.”

Brewtal Truth: This Iron Reagan/Gatecreeper Split With That Beer

February 26, 2018

As Iron Reagan/Municipal Waste vocalist once told us, a collaboration beer is like a split EP. So we paired the new Iron Reagan/Gatecreeper split with an international collaboration, Seeking Asylum, between San Diego’s Alesmith and British Columbia’s Yellow Dog.

Brewtal Truth: Dave Witte’s Food, Beer & Metal Life

February 21, 2018

Municipal Waste drummer Dave Witte dishes on all the dishes he’s whipping up at his Go Go Vegan food truck, as well as his latest beer and musical projects.

Brewtal Truth: Rage Drinking on Netflix With Aggretsuko

February 12, 2018

An angry, rage-drinking, death metal-loving red panda from the Hello Kitty world gets her own Netflix series. Behold Aggretsuko!

Brewtal Truth: Oliver Brewing Celebrates 25 With 6

January 29, 2018

Baltimore’s Oliver Brewing—one of the participating breweries at our upcoming Decibel Metal and Beer Festival—turns 25 in 2018 and is celebrating with a special mixed six-pack.