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Q&A: Ken Sorceron On New Chapters & Pushing Forward With Abigail Williams

January 20, 2020

Now officially a solo project Abigail Williams gets its wings on new album, Walk Beyond the Dark. Decibel chats with Ken Sorceron.

Scott Taysom’s (Cloak) Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks

January 13, 2020

Cloak guitarist/vocalist Scott Taysom gets creepy with his Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks at Decibel. Relive the horrific repetition and moody atmospheres of winter’s cruel throes with us!

Album Premiere: Kawir ‘Adrasteia’

January 6, 2020

Greek legends Kawir return with new album, Adrasteia, on Iron Bonehead Productions. Streaming in full (and with cult points) at Decibel.

Track Premiere: Nattverd “Slakt Dem, Der De Loeper Hodeloese Rundt Baalet”

December 30, 2019

Norwegian black metallers Nattverd and Decibel unleash unholy hell on new track, “Slakt Dem,” the first track off new album, Styggdom.

Behemoth – “Demigod”

December 21, 2019

The making of the be-all and end-all of Polish death metal.

Video Premiere: Mitochondrial Sun “Celestial Animal”

December 16, 2019

Dark Tranquillity guitarist Niklas Sundin reinvents himself in electronic project Mitochondrial Sun. Decibel premieres new song “Celestial Animal” off Sundin’s Argonauta Records debut.

Track Premiere: Revenant Marquis “Ephebiphobia”

December 16, 2019

British black metal solo outfit Revenant Marquis haunt our very souls with new track, “Ephebiphobia,” off the group’s new full-length, Youth in Ribbons.

Track Premiere: Vaeok “Souls Void”

December 9, 2019

American black metal duo Vaeok, featuring members of Sargeist, Kult ov Azazel, Nightbringer, Adaestuo and Demoncy, attack from the haunted cosmos on new self-titled EP.

Q&A: Øystein G. Brun’s Borknagar Are Truly North From Here

November 25, 2019

Twenty-five years and 11 albums later, Norwegian progressive metallers Borknagar have found their true north on new album, True North. Founder Øystein G. Brun leads the way.

Track Premiere: Israthoum “Laetetur Cor”

November 20, 2019

Dutch black metallers Israthoum unleash hell on new track, “Laetetur Cor,” from Arrows From Below, their upcoming full-length on New Era Productions.

Track Premiere: Trépas “Rivages Sombres”

November 18, 2019

Quebec-based black metal quintet Trépas streaming new song “Rivages Sombres” at Decibel. Trépas’ new album is out December 5 on Sepulchral Productions.

Track Premiere: Death Wolf “The Sword”

November 11, 2019

Sweden-based death rockers Death Wolf, featuring Marduk members, unleash new song “The Sword.”

Track Premiere: Flamekeeper “Nomads of the World Beyond”

November 11, 2019

Italian emigre Marco S. finds home in Sweden, birthing first-wave black metal beast Flamekeeper. Check out new track “Nomads of the World Beyond” from debut mini-CD We Who Light the Fire

Album Review: Schammasch – ‘Hearts of No Light’

November 8, 2019

Swiss eccentrics Schammasch follow up a triple album with their boldest statement yet.

Track Premiere: Tan Kozh “A la Gloire d’Indra”

October 31, 2019

French black metallers Tan Kozh, featuring members of Himinbjorg and Les Chants de Nihil, fire off, “A la Gloire d’Indra,” from new album, Lignages Oubliés.

Anthony Kaoteon (Death Tribe, Kaoteon) Offers Studio/Lyric Videos & Interview

October 31, 2019

The cultural, social, and geographic impasse has fueled the music of both Kaoteon and Death Tribe, who are currently ensconced in the studio working on the follow-up to this year’s Beyond Pain and Pleasure: A Desert Experiment.

Track Premiere: Avslut “Underjordens Apostlar”

October 28, 2019

Swedish violent black metallers Avslut summon the dark on new track “Underjordens Apostlar,” their first off new album, Tyranni.

Top 5 Things That Will Kill You in Australia By Andy Gillion (solo, Mors Principium Est)

October 21, 2019

Prodigious Mors Principium Est guitarist and songwriter Andy Gillion visits his own Neverafter-land on self-financed debut, Neverafter, feat. Jeff Loomis.

Q&A: Neige (Alcest) Flies On Spiritual Wings

October 14, 2019

Alcest’s Neige opens up to Decibel about the group’s latest album, Spiritual Intent, and the drivers behind its music and message.

Album Premiere: Aegrus ‘In Manus Satanas’

October 7, 2019

Finnish black metal quartet Aegrus nail Christians to their new album inverted cross on “In Manus Satanas”. Full album stream at Decibel!

Album Premiere: Ossuaire ‘Derniers Chants’

October 7, 2019

Montréal-based black metal quartet, Ossuaire, stream stunning new album, Derniers Chants, at Decibel Magazine on behalf of Sepulchral Productions.

Track Premiere: PH “Origo”

October 3, 2019

Finnish space-doom quartet PH launch an all-out sense assault on new track “Origo,” off new album “Osiris Hayden.”

Track Premiere: The Lone Madman “Häxan”

September 30, 2019

Finnish forlorn foursome of doom hit like the bottom of a grave on new track, “Häxan,” off debut album, “Let the Night Come,” for Saturnal Records.

Album Stream: Bretus ‘Aion Tetra’

September 24, 2019

Italian doom metal quartet Bretus unveil and stream new album, “Aion Tetra,” at Decibel. Fans of Candlemass, Isole, and Crypt Sermon take note!

Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums

September 23, 2019

Decibel lists the Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums with Bishop of Hexen, Diabolical Masquerade, Anorexia Nervosa, Gehenna and SiriuS.

Album Stream: Grabunhold ‘Unter dem Banner der Toten’

September 16, 2019

German black metal upstarts Grabunhold stream new EP, Unter dem Banner der Toten, their first for German indie Iron Bonehead Productions.

Album Premiere: Visceral Disgorge ‘Slithering Evisceration’

September 12, 2019

Charm City death metallers Visceral Disgorge unleash the gore on new album, “Slithering Evisceration,” their first for Agonia Records.