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Track Premiere: The Gathering – “Stonegarden” (Remix)

February 28, 2024

Burning World Records celebrates the 30th Anniversary Edition of The Gathering‘s critical debut album, Always…. Streaming “Stonegarden” now only at Decibel!

Farsot – ‘Life Promised Death’

February 5, 2024

The fourth LP from German black metaller’s Farsot is Decibel‘s album of the week.

Track Premiere: Counting Hours – “Away I Flow”

January 24, 2024

Members of Shape of Despair/ex-Rapture, Impaled Nazarene, and ex-Colosseum lean into their Finnish gloom roots with Counting Hours.

Cathedral – The Ethereal Mirror

January 5, 2024

We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cathedral‘s major label debut with a Hall of Fame re-induction.

Blind Guardian – Imaginations From the Other Side

October 31, 2023

German power/speed/prog metallers Blind Guardian are past, future, perfect on Imaginations From the Other Side.

Track Premiere: Drowned – “Chryseos Vas”

August 3, 2023

Fabled German death metallers Drowned premiere new song “Chryseos Vas” off their upcoming new album, Procul His. Streaming in old-school filth and brutality only at Decibel.

Q&A: Max Fox (The Boneless Ones) Rages Full-On In Europe

July 31, 2023

Max Fox, vocalist for crossover legends The Boneless Ones, readies the troops for the group’s first-ever European shows, specifically in front of 20,000 at Dynamo in Holland.

Atheist and Cynic Members Go Deep On The A Piece of Time Podcast

June 5, 2023

Kelly Shaefer, of Atheist and Till the Dirt, is host of the A Piece of Time Podcast. In Episode 2, Shaefer interviews Cynic‘s Paul Masvidal for two incredible hours. Atheist and Cynic embark on the Focus and Presence tour June 10th in Austin, TX.

Kelly Shaefer & Steve DiGiorgio Cover Alice In Chains “Rotten Apple”

May 22, 2023

Kelly Shaefer (Atheist, Till The Dirt) and Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Death To All) cover Alice In Chain’s “Rotten Apple.” Exclusively at Decibel!

At the Gates – Terminal Spirit Disease

March 1, 2023

Swedish melodic death metal legends At the Gates walk through the hallowed gates of our Hall of Fame for the third time via Terminal Spirit Disease.

Undeath, Sanguisugabogg, Mortuous, Phobophilic Members Reflect On Death Metal In 2022

December 26, 2022

Undeath, Sanguisugabogg, Mortuous, Phobophilic, 200 Stab Wounds, Frozen Soul, and Ripped to Shreds members extol the virtues of death metal in this cutting room floor piece. Only death wears CROCS!

The Top 5 Bands That Influenced The Abbey

December 19, 2022

Finnish progressive doom outfit The Abbey, featuring members of Hexvessel and Shape of Despair, list their Top 5 Albums that influenced new album, Word of Sin.

Track Premiere: Sacrilegion ‘Transfixed in Spiral Ambiguity’

November 7, 2022

Salt Late City’s Sacrilegion creates death metal velvet on new track “Transfixed in Spiral Ambiguity,” off From Which Nightmares Crawl out via Chaos Records.

Q&A: Ashmedi (Melechesh) Reveals Secrets To The Epigenesis Instrumental Edition

October 10, 2022

Middle Eastern black metallers Melechesh release instrumental edition of The Epigenesis. Mainman Ashmedi lets Decibel into the magic circle.

Q&A: Håvard Jørgensen (Haavard) Photographs A New Acoustic Journey

September 12, 2022

Decibel talks to ex-Ulver/current Dold Vorde Ens Navn songmaster Håvard Jørgensen on his new journey as a solo artist with Haavard.

Q&A: Erik Payne Resurrects Floridian Death-Thrash Institution Intoxicated

September 5, 2022

Erik Payne from Florida death-thrash combo Intoxicated riffs with Decibel. New album, Watch You Burn, is out now on Seeing Red Records.

Track Premiere: Cruz “Eones de Sangre”

August 29, 2022

Spanish death metallers invoke their Swedish brethren Seance and Unanimated on new track “Eones de Sangre.” In the forest of the streaming dead!

Track Premiere: Gutvoid “Delivered to the Altar Lich”

August 22, 2022

Canadian death metallers Gutvoid unfurl the ritualistic savagery on new track “Delivered to the Altar Lich” from their Blood Harvest debut.

Immolation – Unholy Cult

August 19, 2022

Decibel welcomes New York’s finest into the Hall of Fame, with the induction of Immolation‘s Unholy Cult on its 20th anniversary.