Andrew Bonazelli

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.

Full Album Stream: Birds in Row’s “Personal War”

October 29, 2015

Art-damaged French hardcore/punk envelope-pushers Birds in Row are ready to unveil their new album, Personal War.

Abigail Williams Points the Finger and the Blade on “The Accuser”

October 29, 2015

Olympia-by-way-of-Phoenix black metallers Abigail Williams are back with a vengeance. 

There Is No Dana, Only Blackened Death Metallers Xul

October 28, 2015

They will not take on the form of a giant sloar.

Low Culture With Neill Jameson: Just Broke My Glass House

October 28, 2015

Normally I don’t like to talk about myself in these things, so as not to overshadow anything else in the magazine with grand stories of a life spent being grumpy, but this month I figured I’d give it a shot in the attempt to bring clarity to things you may have heard about me.

Full Album Stream: Erimha “Thesis ov Warfare”

October 27, 2015

Montreal’s preeminent symphonic black metal collective Erimha are back with their third full-length in five years.

Eat Up: Swallow the Sun Interview and Lyric Videos from “Songs From the North I”

October 27, 2015

We asked keyboard player Aleksi Munter some questions about this stage in the band’s career, so stick around for what he had to say.  Also, be sure to check out the two videos Swallow the Sun have given us so far.

Don’t Sleep On Progressive DM Crew Deviant Process’s “Unconscious”

October 26, 2015

Lots of Quebec-based death metal premiering on ye olde Deciblog the last couple days: first Spirit of Rebellion, then Cryptopsy, now four-piece Deviant Process! The PRC Music outfit brings it in the style of dB-approved forebears Beyond Creation, Augury and Obscura, and “Unconscious” is the first single from debut full-length, Paroxysm.

Deviant Process’s “Unconscious” Is a Progressive Death Metal Knockout

October 26, 2015

Quebec City progressive death metallers Deviant Process are dropping first single “Unconscious” in advance of their debut full-length Paroxysm.

Satan’s Satyrs Drop a “Germanium Bomb”

October 26, 2015

It makes all the sense in the (under)world that a band called Satan’s Satyrs would title their new album Don’t Deliver Us

Exclusive: Win Tickets to At the Gates’ 2016 North American Tour!

October 26, 2015

Melodeath icons At the Gates have just announced dates for their 2016 North American Tour, with support from Decapitated, the Haunted and Harms Way. This is obviously a must-see, and we’re offering an exclusive opportunity to win tickets now!

Get Wood From Canyon of the Skull’s “The Path (of Bear and Wolf)”

October 26, 2015

Instrumental blackened doom duo Canyon of the Skull are primed to drop their long overdue self-titled debut.

Supergroup Contrarian Faithfully Recreate Death’s “Nothing Is Everything”

October 23, 2015

Progressive death metal supergroup Contrarian have no shortage of talented players — Nile drummer George Kollias and Mithras shredder Leon Macey among them — and those skills are well-applied in covering the legendary Death’s “Nothing Is Everything.”

Album Stream: Corrections House’ “Know How to Carry a Whip”

October 22, 2015

This group is so super, every damn letter should be in caps.

What Legendary Record Inspired Decibel’s New T-Shirt?

October 22, 2015

Black metal and death metal wouldn’t be what they are today without legendary Swiss warriors Hellhammer, who would evolve into Celtic Frost. So, what better record to reference on a Decibel shirt than their iconic 1983 demo, Triumph of Death

Hex Is Natural, Hex Is Fun for Curse of the North

October 21, 2015

Stoner/sludge supergroup Curse of the North does Seattle proud.

Step Into Abysmal Lord’s Red Room to Celebrate “Sabbat”

October 20, 2015

New Orleans-based blackened death-bringers Abysmal Lord are ready for their red-lit close-up.

Lock Down Some Time With Spirit of Rebellion’s “The Enslavement Process”

October 16, 2015

Quebec death metal quintet (as if there are anything other than death metal quintets in Quebec) Spirit of Rebellion are poised to deliver their third slab of OSDM, The Enslavement Process, on PRC Music.

Grizzlor Works Against the Weekend on “Sundays Are Stupid”

October 15, 2015

Church sucks, but football is rad, but then going to work the next day blows, but then watching Walking Dead is cool… it’s hard to say just how we feel about Sundays. 

Wolfheart Brings “Fire & Ice” to the Decibel Flexi Series

October 15, 2015

Perseverance pays. It helps to actually be good at what you do, but perseverance pays.

You Will Believe in Magic Circle’s “Ballad for the Vultures”

October 14, 2015

Boston five-piece Magic Circle venture on 20 Buck Spin’s final release of 2015 with sophomore effort Journey Blind.

With the Dead Video Premiere: “Crown of Burning Stars”

October 14, 2015

Is there a cooler “supergroup” to emerge this year than With the Dead? We’ll make it easy for you: fuck no.

Gaze, Metallically, Upon Hanging Garden’s “Borrowed Eyes” Video

October 13, 2015

They got their moniker from the Cure and their new single title from Cormac McCarthy. What’s not to love about Finnish doom/metalgaze outfit Hanging Garden?

Zombi Shape Shift With Aplomb on New Album

October 13, 2015

Steve Moore and A.E. Paterra are prolific enough outside of Zombi, but horror soundtrack aficionados are most excited when they join forces to extend the long-running instrumental project’s exceptional discography.

Kaos Reigns on Otargos’ Full Album Stream

October 12, 2015

The French dark metal quartet strikes again with Xeno Kaos.

Everyday Is Halloween in Circle II Circle’s “Ghost of the Devil”

October 9, 2015

Tampa power-prog six-piece Circle II Circle have been prolific envelope-pushers since 2003.