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LISTEN: Botch Release First New Song In Over 20 Years

August 24, 2022

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

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

You’re not just hearing things — Delusions, the debut LP from Chicago trio Mine Collapse totally rules.

Hear Shane Embury Return With Dark Sky Burial’s “Constellation of Archetypes”

April 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The legendary doom metal vocalist (The Skull, ex-Trouble) passes away at 62 due to COVID-19-related complications

Video Premiere: Hellbastard – “Outsider of the Year”

August 11, 2021

U.K. underground crusty thrash heroes Hellbastard return with the long-delayed video for “Outsider of the Year”

Full Album Stream: Dark Sky Burial – ‘Vincit qui Se Vincit’

August 6, 2021

Shane Embury’s solo venture of dark ambient soundscapes and unsettling industrial noise textures, Dark Sky Burial, returns with its third full-length release since March 2020. 

Video Premiere: Union Black – “Walking In My Shoes”

July 29, 2021

Watch Gruesome drummer Gus Rios step out from behind the kit and front tribute/cover band Union Black with an arresting Depeche Mode cover.

Shane Embury’s Dark Sky Burial Announces Live Debut in London

July 26, 2021

Legendary Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury takes his ambient Dark Sky Burial project to the stage in London on September 12.

Track Premiere: Pray U Prey – “Living Library”

July 13, 2021

Our minds have led us into ignorance, so Shrew and Shrub return with the crust punk/death metal of Pray U Prey to lead us out of ignorance.

Hear a Lost Nachtmystium Song from the ‘Instinct: Decay’ Sessions via the Decibel Flexi Series

July 8, 2021

Hear and acquire this previously unreleased Nachtmystium flexi disc single, featuring a lost track from 2006, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series.

Eternal Champion Announce Return Show July 9 in Austin, TX

June 21, 2021

Old-school heavy metal heroes — and creators of Decibel‘s 2020 Album of the Year runner up, Ravening IronEternal Champion will return to the stage on July 9 in Austin.