Andrew Bonazelli

No Easy Way Out: Gadget Get “Lost on a Straight Path”

March 2, 2016

Swedish grindcore vets Gadget bring in hints of doom, sludge and death metal on appropriately titled new album The Great Destroyer.

Duality Pushes Their Fingers Into “Elektron”

February 29, 2016

Italian tech-death wizards Duality are gearing up to release new full-length Elektron on PRC Music.

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo’s Pecks of the Week

February 26, 2016

Wow, looking at the list of new releases coming out, I’ve pecked up on the notion that your old boy Waldo doesn’t keep up with new music as much as he should. 

Stockholm Crusties Victims Tear Down Those “Walls”

February 24, 2016

The regional openers for the Portland date of the dB Tour mean business.

Murder Made God Throw Down With “The Titan, the Fighter, and the Thief”

February 23, 2016

Hooded Greek death metal brutalists Murder Made God are primed to eff your ess up April 15 with the release of their sophomore slab Enslaved.

Metal Muthas Mondays: Cryptopsy’s Matt McGachy

February 22, 2016

Every so often, we take a little time on Mondays to pay tribute to the Muthas! That is, reprinting the adorable metal/maternal Q&As that run in the magazine. Today, enjoy Justin Norton’s chat with Janet McGachy, mother of Matt McGachy (Cryptopsy).

Bury, Bury Good: Hear “Dead Eyes” From Graves at Sea’s First Full-Length

February 18, 2016

It’s a beautiful thing when a curse is finally broken. Um, most of the time.

Ten Riffs That Made Moon Tooth Want to Quit Guitar

February 17, 2016

Mastodon/Baroness-esque prog-metallers Moon Tooth just dropped dizzying full-length Chromaparagon, and axeman extraordinaire Nick Lee (also of ’80s metallers Riot) breaks down 10 riffs that tempt him to do just what the headline promises. Take it away, Nick!

Incisor Chews Up and Spits Out “Imminent Destruction”

February 16, 2016

Philly-based crossover heroes Incisor just released six-song EP  Imminent Destruction this weekend, and we’re psyched to bring you the title track below. 

Tribulation Double Down on Misfits Madness on April Flexi

February 16, 2016

Danzig covering bands in 2016: not so cool. Other bands covering Danzig (in this case the Misfits) in 2016: still very cool.

Crypt Sermon to Open Philadelphia Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 12, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Horrendous to Open Baltimore Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 11, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Green Death to Open Chicago Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 10, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Choosing Death Fest: Grimposium Guests & Events Announced

February 9, 2016

Before the inaugural Choosing Death Fest on April 16 at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer, Vivek Venkatesh (Grimposium) and Decibel editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian are pleased to announce a special, separate ticketed event prior to the show, just a five-minute walk from the venue.

Hey Pig Piggy Pig Pig Pig: Whorid Unleash “Self-Harm” Electronics

February 9, 2016

The album is called Bloated Pig Carcass in a Shallow Wake. Not sure how you don’t press play on this one.

False to Open Minneapolis Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 9, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Disturbing Behavior: Gloria Morti Gets in the Sick Head of”Josef Fritzl”

February 8, 2016

Trigger warning: You may not want to read Josef Fritzl’s Wikipedia page

Khemmis to Open Denver Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 8, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST.

Victims to Open Portland Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 5, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

The Top 30 Albums of 1991

February 5, 2016

How awesome was 1991? It took your intrepid Decibel staff more than a couple hours on the chopping block to hack this list down to 30. 

Sci-Fi or Die Indeed with Droids Attack’s “Mashenomak”

February 4, 2016

Madison stoner trio Droids Attack have been power-riffin’ since 2001, and fourth album Sci-Fi or Die is their most effective strand of heaviosity yet.

Wake Up and Rock Out to a Seven Sisters of Sleep Full Album Stream

February 3, 2016

L.A. sludge quintet Seven Sisters of Sleep are poised to drop their third opus, Ezekiel’s Hags, February 5 on Relapse.

BLK OPS To Open Austin Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 3, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST.

Shots Fired: Gehennah “Too Loud to Live, Too Drunk to Die” Full Album Stream

February 3, 2016

Swedish blackened thrashers Gehennah have given a fuck about one thing and one thing only since 1992: not posing.