Andrew Bonazelli

Black Friday Deal: Get a FREE Issue of Decibel!

November 27, 2015

Here at Decibel, we refer to today’s annual testament to consumerism as Extra-Black Friday. So, we’re happy to brighten the day for our metalhead brothers and sisters.

Cryptopsy Offshoot Digital Doomzday Likes Their Death Metal Gangsta

November 25, 2015

Two great tastes that… uh, just press play and listen for yourself.

Swedish BM Trio Grafvitnir Wolf Out on “Varulvsnatt”

November 25, 2015

Pronunciation isn’t the issue. Just press play.

Iron Lamb’s “Mockingbird” Is Nothing to Scoff At

November 24, 2015

Sort of a Where’s Waldo for the Stockholm scene…

The Beholder Agrees With DSGNS “Nothing Pretty to See Here”

November 23, 2015

Post-hardcore raging to make your pre-holiday Monday suck less.

We’re Not Changing Our Minds: Abhorrent’s “Intransigence” Rules!

November 20, 2015

Featuring members of Spawn of Possession, Absurdist and the Faceless.

Limited Autographed Choosing Death Copies Available for Holidays

November 20, 2015

The holidays are hellacious, so we’re happy to make your job easier with a special Decibel offer: an autographed copy of Choosing Death!

Breaking: Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2015!

November 19, 2015

Read ’em and rejoice and weep and whatever else you feel like doing! 

Doombringers Lycus Swallow Some Sun on “Solar Chamber”

November 19, 2015

The future is, ironically, bright for this ambitious Oaktown funeral doom outfit.

Lineup + Dates for the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour Revealed!

November 16, 2015

North America’s premiere extreme music tour is back! This spring, the fifth annual Decibel Magazine Tour continues to bring you the most eclectic metal bill on the planet.

Tunisian Metal With Killer Gets: Bow Down to Carthagods

November 16, 2015

Metal has long been a global phenomenon, but we don’t get a lot of it from North Africa. Carthagods are the exception. 

Tech Out With Matter in the Medium’s New s/t Album

November 13, 2015

If you’re into early Between the Buried and Me or TesseracT, you’ll be happy to follow Matter in the Medium’s tech-metal twists and turns.  

What Is Decibel’s Album of the Year?

November 13, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of year! The end of the year, in which we launch a million anonymous online arguments over our Top 40 Albums of 2015. 

Psych, Blues and Heavy Rock Reign on PRC Music Offshoot 4One8

November 13, 2015

You know PRC Music. We’ve premiered more than a couple of their artists in recent weeks (they got their start five years ago with Beyond Creation’s The Aura). Well, they’re expanding into “psych, blues and heavy rock” label 4One8.

Snakes Alive! Opprobrium Reissue Yields “Voices From the Grave”

November 12, 2015

Underground NOLA death/thrashers emerge from tomb triumphant

Duality Gets Strung Up, “Hanged on a Ray of Light”

November 10, 2015

Italian outfit Duality ply a trade of progressive death metal that conjures Cynic, Atheist and late-period Death. 

Hear a Ton of Songs From Violation Wound’s New Double Album

November 9, 2015

Six ragers from Broken Idol/Elimination Time to make your Monday manic.

Sound the Horn for Forn’s New EP

November 9, 2015

We were all about sludge heavyweights Forn in 2014, as they turned heads with breakout full-length The Departure of Consciousness. The Boston five-piece just wrapped new 12-inch Weltschmerz (due out on the esteemed Gilead Media), and we’re chuffed to give you the A-side in advance: parts one and two of “Saudade.” 

Party Hardly: The Body and Krieg “Celebrate Your Shame”

November 6, 2015

Noise terrorists the Body doing business with USBM mind-benders Krieg.

Bleakness Reigns on Kampfar’s “Profan”

November 6, 2015

No hope, a life of filth… this is our kind of band!

Moloken’s “Subliminal Hymns” Gets Under The Skin

November 5, 2015

Chug the afternoon away with Swedish progressive sludge outfit

Bundle Up for Tales of the Tomb’s Death Metal “Snowtown”

November 4, 2015

Serial killer-themed death metal = fun for the whole family

DECIBEL’s Top 100 Old-School Metal Albums Issue Available Now!

November 3, 2015

It’s that time of year again! Decibel has been banging our heads overtime to concoct our annual special issue with 100 percent never-before-seen content. Slip on your old studded vest and behold The Top 100 Old-School Metal Albums of All Time!

Revocation Rip Through “Alliance and Tyranny” Live

November 2, 2015

Two great tastes that kick fucking ass together.

Get Effed Up on Whiskey Ritual’s “Blow With the Devil”

October 30, 2015

 Whiskey Ritual take the vices up a notch with the title track to their third album, Blow With the Devil.

Junius Offshoot Driftoff Scared Up “Modern Fear” EP

October 29, 2015

While Junius prepares their way overdue full-length follow-up to 2011’s excellent Reports From the Threshold of Death, here’s a new band featuring two members… that sounds nothing like Junius.