Full Album Stream: The Bleeding – ‘Monokrator’
June 6, 2023 Albert Mudrian
Hear U.K. crushers The Bleeding bring their “old-school thrashing through a modern interpretation” with new LP Monokrator.
Video Premiere: Stinking Lizaveta – “Electric Future”
May 23, 2023 Albert Mudrian
Watch Philly instru-metal legends Stinking Lizaveta drop a single for “Electric Future” from their first new album in six years.
Metal Internet Radio Station Gimme Metal to Cease Operations This Month
April 10, 2023 Albert Mudrian
After a six-year run of creating the premiere metal station online, Gimme Radio — and its Gimme Metal channel — are official shutting down on April 29.
LISTEN: Shane Embury Returns With DARK SKY BURIAL’s ‘Nascentes Morimur Morientes Nascimur’
April 7, 2023 Albert Mudrian
Napalm Death’s Shane Embury’s solo venture of dark ambient soundscapes and textures, Dark Sky Burial, returns with its sixth full-length in just three years.
Former EYEHATEGOD Guitarist Brian Patton to Join Band for their Exclusive ‘Take as Needed for Pain’ Set at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest on April 15
March 23, 2023 Albert Mudrian
Eyehategod will reunite with former guitarist Brian Patton for their special performance of the legendary Take as Needed for Pain.
Dark Angel Guitarist Jim Durkin Passes Away at 58, GoFundMe Announced
March 13, 2023 Albert Mudrian
On March 8, Jim Durkin, guitarist of thrash metal legends Dark Angel, died at the age of 58. Please consider helping cover the cost of his final arrangements and medical bills.
WATCH: Jacob Bannon and Cave In’s Stephen Brodsky and Adam McGrath Breakdown the Until Your Heart Stops Cover Art
March 3, 2023 Albert Mudrian
To celebrate the deluxe reissues of their landmark Until Your Heart Stops debut, members of Cave In discuss creating the album cover with artist Jacob Bannon.
LISTEN: Botch Release First New Song In Over 20 Years
August 24, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Hear “One Twenty Two,” the first new song from Northwest metallic hardcore/math rock legends Botch in 20 years.
Venomous Concept & Under Attack Ready Release for Killer New Split EP, ‘The Kids Are Alright’
August 3, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Hardcore punk bruisers Venomous Concept and Richmond crossover crushers Under Attack join forces in the best split 7-inch you’ll hear all year.
Full Album Stream: Mine Collapse – ‘Delusions’
June 23, 2022 Albert Mudrian
You’re not just hearing things — Delusions, the debut LP from Chicago trio Mine Collapse totally rules.
LOW TICKET ALERT: Under 100 “Metal & Beer” Two-Day Tickets Remain for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
April 23, 2022 Albert Mudrian
The “Metal & Beer” ticket for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10-11 isn’t gonna be available much longer. Don’t blow it.
Watch: CANDLEMASS Frontman Johan Längqvist Talks ‘Epicus Doomicus Metallicus’ Anniversary Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
April 5, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Candlemass vocalist/legend Johan Längqvist discusses the doom kings’ special Epicus Doomicus Metallicus set at Metal & Beer Fest, amazingly, on the record’s 36th birthday.
Hear Shane Embury Return With Dark Sky Burial’s “Constellation of Archetypes”
April 1, 2022 Albert Mudrian
The ever-prolific Dark Sky Burial project of Napalm Death’s Shane Embury returns with a new single just in time for Bandcamp Friday.
Watch: Dan Lilker Talks Possible Final NUCLEAR ASSAULT U.S. Performance, ‘Game Over’ Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
March 29, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Nuclear Assault bassist/legend Danny Lilker talks Metal & Beer Fest beer collaboration with KCBC, a special guest stage-dive performance at the event, and the black metal bedspreads.
Watch: The Red Chord Talk Reactivation, ‘Clients’ Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
March 23, 2022 Albert Mudrian
The Red Chord talk festival beer collaboration with Bone Up Brewing, vocalist Guy Kozowyk’s secret rabbit lair and the possibility of maybe even rehearsing before their first performance in seven years.
A Spiritual Journey: SpiritWorld’s Stu Folsom’s Decibel Magazine Tour Diary
February 24, 2022 Albert Mudrian
SpiritWorld mainman Stu Folsom recaps his band’s maiden voyage on the recently completed Decibel Magazine Tour.
Full EP Premiere: Ceremonial Decay – ‘The Crescent and the Cross’
February 10, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Hear current and former members of Stygian Crown, Morgion, Exhausted Prayer, Witchaven get their NWOSDM on in Ceremonial Decay.
Enforced Premiere New Single, “Casket,” via the Decibel Flexi Series!
January 25, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Hear and acquire this Enforced flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!
Track Premiere: Dark Sky Burial – “Decay is the Matrix of Fertility”
December 31, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Shane Embury’s electronic ambient Dark Sky Burial has one last holiday present for you before we close the book on 2021.
Hear Shane Embury Return With Dark Sky Burial’s ‘Omnis Cum in Tenebris Praesertim Vita Laboret’
December 21, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury completes the first quadrilogy of his instrumental/ambient/electronic solo venture Dark Sky Burial. Hear it now.
Portrayal of Guilt Premiere New Single, “Chamber of Misery Pt. III,” via the Decibel Flexi Series!
December 1, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Hear and acquire this Portrayal of Guilt flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!
Video Premiere: SpiritWorld – “Unholy Passages”
November 26, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Watch Sin City’s SpiritWorld bring their self-described “death western” to the small screen on “Unholy Passages.”
SPOILER: Here Are Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2021
November 18, 2021 Albert Mudrian
SPOILER! SPOILER! SPOILER! Don’t click here if you don’t want to see Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2021. Definitely click here if you love typing “NO [INSERT ALBUM HERE]? THIS LIST IS INVALID!”
R.I.P. Eric Greif (1962-2021) (Death manager)
October 31, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Decibel is deeply saddened to report the passing of Eric Greif, the extreme metal entertainment lawyer and former manager of Death and president of Perseverance Holdings Ltd, at the age of 59.
Original Carcass Drummer Ken Owen Auctioning Drum Kit Used on ‘Necroticism’ and ‘Heartwork’ LPs
October 19, 2021 Albert Mudrian
This is your chance to own of piece of death metal history. Former Carcass drummer Ken Owen is auctioning off the drum kit he used on a pair of classic recordings.
Video Premiere: Vaulted – “Left In Despair”
October 12, 2021 Albert Mudrian
New England metallic hardcore bruisers Vaulted return with a new video for the title of their impending new LP Left In Despair.
Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Lock Up, Dark Sky Burial) Biography Due in 2022
October 12, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Register now to get updates on the impending publication of Life? … & Napalm Death the biography of the legendary Shane Embury.
Undeath Premiere Part I of “Undeath on the Unroad” Video Tour Diary
September 14, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Watch New York death metallers — and current Decibel Flexi Series stars – Undeath deliver a video report from their first U.S. tour.
Undeath Premiere New Song, “Diemented Dissection,” Via the Decibel Flexi Series
August 31, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Hear and acquire this Undeath flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!
R.I.P. Eric Wagner (1959-2021) (The Skull, ex-Trouble)
August 23, 2021 Albert Mudrian
The legendary doom metal vocalist (The Skull, ex-Trouble) passes away at 62 due to COVID-19-related complications