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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.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Mordred, Powerwolf and Craven Idol

July 9, 2021

Our fine feathered fiend preens hard for some black/death ‘n’ roll but gets his feathers ruffled over a pair of other new releases.

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.

Track Premiere: Inhuman Condition – “Euphoriphobia”

May 7, 2021

Hear ex-Massacre and current Obituary and the Absence members fly the blood-soaked flag of old-death metal in Inhuman Condition.

“200,” The Official Beer of Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream, Available for Pre-Order From Adroit Theory!

April 12, 2021

Brewed in collaboration with Adroit Theory, 200 is limited-run Extremely Extreme Russian Imperial Stout that clocks in at a mind-altering 14% ABV!

Earth Crisis Premiere “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

March 24, 2021

Hear and acquire this Earth Crisis flexi disc single, featuring a brand new recording, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Napalm Death’s Shane Embury Launches Online Merch Store

March 18, 2021

Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury reveals new webstore “Shane’s World” to house merch from his diverse collection of musical endeavors.

Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream Line-Up Announced!

March 12, 2021

North America’s only monthly metal magazine celebrates 200 issues via a FREE streaming event featuring new and exclusive sets from Midnight, Khemmis, Full of Hell, Horrendous and Wake.

L-G Petrov, Swedish Death Metal Legend, Dies At 49

March 8, 2021

Entombed A.D. vocalist Lars-Göran “L-G” Petrov loses his battle with bile duct cancer on at the age of 49.

Full EP Premiere: Venomous Concept – “Deep Thinking in Deep Times”

March 5, 2021

Punk metal vets Venomous Concept continue their incredible recording streak with new covers of Deep Wound, Davie Bowie, Black Flag and Halo of Flies.

Celestial Season Premiere New Track, “Black Water Mirrors,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

March 3, 2021

Hear and acquire this Celestial Season flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Track Premiere: Icon of Sin – “Icon of Sin”

March 1, 2021

Icon of Sin don’t want you for dead. But they’re gonna get you check out their eponymous new single of classic heavy metal from their forthcoming debut LP.

Decibel Examines the Impact of A Year Without Live Shows In Our April Issue

February 18, 2021

Decibel will donate 100 percent of the profits of individual sales of this issue to displaced independent music industry gig workers in our hometown of Philadelphia.

Acclaimed Extreme Metal Artist Justin Bartlett Diagnosed With Cancer, GoFundMe Established

February 10, 2021

Extreme metal artist, and friend of Decibel, Justin Bartlett has stage 4 colorectal cancer. Here’s how you can help.

Stream the New Split EP From Great Falls and Throes

February 9, 2021

A pair of two of the Northwest’s most crushing bands team up for a new split on Dropping Bombs.

Bent Sea, ft. Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth) Blast Out New 58-Second Grind Attack “The Instant Grind”

February 5, 2021

Bent Sea welcomes Leon Del Muerte (Impaled, Murder Construct, Terrorizer LA, ex-Exhumed, ex-Nails) for its latest 58-second blast furnace.

Full Album Stream: Dark Sky Burial – ‘Quod Me Nutrit Me Destruit’

February 5, 2021

Napalm Death’s Shane Embury delivers a second full length LP of dark, restless ambient sounds via the rapidly evolving Dark Sky Burial.

The Crown Premiere New Track “Driven to Disaster” Via Decibel Flexi Series

January 26, 2021

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare The Crown flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Ex-Children of Bodom Frontman Alexi Laiho Dead at 41

January 4, 2021

Decibel is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of ex-Children of Bodom guitarist/vocalist and current Bodom After Midnight frontman Alexi Laiho.

Venomous Concept Members Announce New Project, Visceral Collapse, Debut ‘Knowle Rd’ Release

December 30, 2020

Grindpunk heroes Venomous Concept unleash and new noise-heavy extension called Visceral Collapse. And Decibel has their sprawling single-track, 25-minute debut Knowle Rd for you now.

The Crown To Release New Song “Driven To Disaster” via the Decibel Flexi Series

December 22, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, January 4 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from death/thrash kings The Crown.

Macabre Premiere New Track, “How Are You, Kid?” Via Decibel Flexi Series

December 18, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Macabre flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Beat Sea, ft. Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth) Blast Out New 60-Second Grind Attack “Anger Mgmt”

December 10, 2020

Bent Sea welcomes more all-star guests (Nasum, Rotten Sound, ect.) for its latest 60-second blast furnace.

Video Premiere: Night Cobra – ‘Escape From Earth”

December 1, 2020

Houston-based trad metallers do John Carpenter proud in the new video for “Escape from Earth.”

‘Rotting Ways: The History of Finnish Death Metal’ Book On the Way from Cult Never Dies

November 20, 2020

This new 300-page hardcover on Cult Never Dies offers an deep dive into the legendary Finnish death metal underground of the early 1990s.

Get Tickets to Butler Fest! Help Support Landmine Marathon Guitarist’s Recovery

November 19, 2020

Get tickets to Butler Fest and support one of our own while you watch a killer fest instead of talking to your family about the election (or anything!) over Thanksgiving!

Macabre To Release New Song “How Are You, Kid?” via the Decibel Flexi Series

November 19, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, November 30 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from murder metal heroes Macabre.

Many Suffer, Featuring ex-My Dying Bride Guitarist Calvin Robertshaw, Unveil New Blacked Doom Track

November 16, 2020

Hear “The Trees Die Standing,” the first officially released material from Calvin Robertshaw’s (ex-My Dying Bride) black/doom project Many Suffer.