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Q&A: Bob Bagchus & Vincent Crowley Shotgun Reality From Infidel Reich

July 1, 2019

An interview with Infidel Reich‘s Bob Bagchus and Vincent Crowley about their “controversial” new album, Reichenstein. Out September 2019 on Helter Skelter Productions.

Video Premiere: Jess By the Lake – ‘Under The Red Light Shine’

June 24, 2019

Finnish hard rockers Jess By the Lake, featuring Jasmin Saarela from Jess and the Ancient Ones, debuts their brand-new video “Under The Red Light Shine.”

Album Premiere: Scythe Lore “Through the Mausoleums of Man”

June 17, 2019

Germany-based death metal trio Scythe Lore reap what they sow on new EP, “Through the Mausoleums of Man.” Streaming now at Decibel Magazine.

Q&A: Swallow The Sun’s Juha Raivio Is Blinded By The Light

June 3, 2019

Finnish doom-death metallers Swallow The Sun stare death in the face on new album, “When a Shadow Is Forced into the Light.” A Q&A with Juha Raivio.

Album Review: Gaahls WYRD – ‘GastiR – Ghosts Invited’

May 29, 2019

The controversial ex-Gorgoroth frontman returns with what may be his best work to date.

Album Premiere: Funeral Storm “Arcane Mysteries”

May 27, 2019

Greek black metal trio Funeral Storm–featuring Varathron’s Necroabyssious–stream debut full-length, Arcane Mysteries, at Decibel.

Track Premiere: Valaraukar “Visions of Truth Amidst Black Fume”

May 19, 2019

Edinburgh-based black metal duo Valaraukar stream new track “Visions of Truth Amidst Black Fume” off their Iron Bonehead debut “Demonian Abyssal Visions.”

Q&A: Andy Powell (Wishbone Ash) Talks Twin Leads & XLIX

May 13, 2019

Wishbone Ash guitarist and founding member Andy Powell regales Decibel about the past, the present, and the future.

Track Premiere: Python “Aeons Has Fallen”

May 6, 2019

Italy-based throwback doom masters conjure up fuzzed-out terrors on new track, “Aeons Has Fallen,” from full-length, Astrological Warfare.

Track Premiere: Vortex of End – “Voraciovs Egregore”

April 29, 2019

French black-death maniacs Vortex Of End unfurl new track “Voraciovs Egregore” off new album, Ardens Fvror, for storied indie Osmose Productions.

Q&A: Scott Carstairs (Fallujah) Battles Death’s War On Light

April 22, 2019

California-based tech death stars Fallujah enter a new era on new album, Undying Light. Mainman Scott Carstairs reveals all to Decibel.

Album Premiere: Sólveig Matthildur “Constantly In Love”

April 15, 2019

Kælan Mikla keyboardist Sólveig Matthildur finds solace in isolation as the Icelandic songstress unveils new album, “Constantly In Love.”

Full EP Stream: Siculicidium ‘A Halál És Az Iránytű’

April 8, 2019

Cult Romanian black metal duo Siculicidium stream new EP, “A Halál És Az Iránytű,” on Sun & Moon Records at Decibelmagazine.com.

Track Premiere: MURG – ‘Altaret’

April 1, 2019

Swedish black metal duo MURG premiere haunting new song ‘Altaret’ off new album, “Strävan,” out April 26th on Nordvis Produktion.

Full Album Stream: Nordjevel ‘Necrogenesis’

March 25, 2019

Norwegian black metal mob Nordjevel prepare the world for new album, Necrogenesis. Streaming now in full at Decibel Magazine.

Eulogy: The Trocadero – A Philadelphia Music Institution Closes

March 18, 2019

Eulogy time: The Trocadero, a Philadelphia music institution, to close permanently.

Q&A: Nailed To Obscurity’s Jan-Ole Lamberti And Raimund Ennenga Struggle With Slippage

March 11, 2019

Nailed To Obscurity guitarist Jan-Ole Lamberti and vocalist Raimund Ennenga capsize the inner self on new album, “Black Frost.”

Imperial Triumphant List Their Top 5 Luxurious NYC Structures

February 25, 2019

New York City-based avant-garde black metal trio Imperial Triumphant extol the luxurious virtues of Empire City’s most decadent structures.

Q&A: Frank White (Photographer) Goes Down Strange Highways In New Dio Photo Memoir

February 18, 2019

Storied heavy metal photographer Frank White spotlights his visual and actual relationship with vaunted singer Ronnie James Dio in new photo-memoir book titled, “Ronnie James Dio – A Life in Vision 1975 – 2009.”

Damian Herring’s (Horrendous) Top 5 Obscure Death Metal Albums

February 11, 2019

Horrendous vocalist/guitarist/old-school death metal connoisseur Damian Herring unearths obscure gold in his Top 5 for Decibel.

Track Premiere: The Foreign Resort ‘Outnumbered’

February 4, 2019

Danish post-punk power trio Foreign Resort set fire with new edit of single “Outnumbered” off the group’s new album, “Outnumbered.”

Long, Cold Winter: The Making of Enslaved’s ‘Frost’

January 29, 2019

Read the entirety of Enslaved Decibel Hall of Fame for their groundbreaking sophomore LP, Frost.

Full Album Stream: Örmagna “Örmagna”

January 28, 2019

Icelandic black metal newcomers Örmagna unveil their devastating self-titled debut for Portugal-based independent Signal Rex.

Album Stream: Perverticon: “Wounds of Divinity”

January 21, 2019

Swedish black metal icons Perverticon will have a new album, Wounds of Divinity, out January 25th, 2019 on Iron Bonehead. Reign in death!