Albert Mudrian

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Decibel Special!

February 14, 2011

For the few of you who aren’t resorting to celebrating this Valentine’s Day with, you know, whatever happens to pop up online, the big, annoying day’s right around the corner (Monday), and you probably haven’t gotten your significant other a damn thing yet. While nothing says love like inundating your cherished one with 12 months…

Buy the Black Metal Hall of Fame Issue. Win Immortal Tickets!

January 26, 2011

Immortal, Decibel and Nuclear Blast are teaming up to make this February’s All Shall Fall Tour even more chilling, grim and noctambulant. If you’ve been eagerly concocting corpsepaint for the following exclusive domestic dates… 2/19 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre (16 & older) 2/20 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar (all ages) 2/21 –…

Exclusive: Meshuggah Discuss New Studio Album

January 21, 2011

It’s been three years since Jack Osbourne’s favorite “Norwegian death metal band” wowed us with the punishing poly-rhythms of ObZen. The good news, according to Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake and vocalist Jens Kidman, is that you won’t have to wait another three years to hear the follow-up. In this exclusive interview for the Deciblog, Haake…

Decibel Announces Exclusive FLEXI DISC Series!

November 18, 2010

The heaviest music magazine in North America just got half an ounce heavier — the most vicious, crushing half an ounce you’ve ever experienced. It gives us tremendous pleasure to announce the launch of the Decibel Flexi Series. From now on, Decibel will treat its loyal subscribers to a new, extremely limited vinyl flexi disc…

A Giant Headache

October 26, 2010

Ed Note: I don’t have the time (and perhaps not even the physical ability) to grow a Brian Wilson beard, as per my NLCS bet with Matt Harvey (plus, like you’re really gonna even remember this bet in the five weeks it would take to grow it), so just enjoy my concession speech. “In your…

Pic of the Day: Black Metal Menu

October 13, 2010

By now, most of you are familiar with “accessible” colon-crushing, metal-themed eateries like Kuma’s Corner and the Grill ‘Em All burger truck. But this mysterious menu we stumbled across on the Interhole is clearly only for those with a taste for the rawest production and even rarer meats.

Rollins Band – “The End of Silence”

September 18, 2006

It was October 1991 and Andy Wallace was getting richer by the day. The veteran producer/engineer was reaping the financial rewards of mastering Nirvana’s recently released (and completely unexpected) commercial juggernaut Nevermind.

Sepultura – “Roots”

April 20, 2005

December 16, 1996: It’s still an official day of mourning for hardcore Sepultura fans. After finishing a set at the London’s Brixton Academy, the Brazilian quartet headed backstage where an explosive band argument culminated with popular frontman Max Cavalera excusing himself from the group for good.