Decibel Magazine

Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream is TONIGHT! Tune In For Free!

April 30, 2021

Start celebrating early and tune in at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT to catch a free viewing of Decibel’s 100th Issue Show DVD, featuring performances from Converge, Pig Destroyer, Repulsion, Municipal Waste, Tombs and Evoken.

Decibel’s EXCLUSIVE At the Gates ‘The Nightmare of Being’ LP Color Pre-Order Is Available NOW!

April 30, 2021

Decibel brings you this exclusive tan vinyl color LP of At the Gates‘s The Nightmare of Being. Limited to 300 worldwide, so get yours pre-ordered before they sell out!

The U.S. Version of ‘Rotting Ways to Misery: The History of Finnish Death Metal’ NOW In Stock!

April 28, 2021

Rotting Ways to Misery: The History of Finnish Death Metal has been completely redesigned and edited for a North American release through Decibel Books and is finally in stock and shipping now.

Fuming Mouth To Release New Song “Devolve,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

April 23, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, May 3 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from crusty death metal upstarts Fuming Mouth.

Metal Blade Records Announces ‘Metal Massacre XV’ Compilation Curated by Decibel’s Albert Mudrian. LP Pre-Order Available!

April 20, 2021

Metal Blade’s 15th installment — and first since 2016 — of their legendary Metal Massacre compilation series features new and exclusive recordings from Midnight, Ripped to Shreds, Many Suffer and more.

At the Gates Grace the Cover of Decibel’s Landmark 200th Issue!

April 16, 2021

We have a limited number of advance copies of Decibel‘s 200th issue, featuring our an exclusive new picture flexi disc single from the legendary Converge.

Celebrate 200 Issues With Decibel’s “I’m Not Elitist, You Just Have Terrible Taste” T-Shirt!

April 13, 2021

Our “I’m Not Elitist, You Just Have Terrible Taste” T-shirt! is available for pre-order now through May 2. After that, this limited edition 200th issue shirt is gone for good!

Decibel’s Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Metal Flexi Collector’s Box Pre-Order Available

April 9, 2021

Get the heaviest box to celebrate 10 years of the world’s heaviest flexi series! Our all-metal Decibel Flexi Series Limited Edition Collector’s Box is here and it’s limited to 200 copies!

Converge Contribute an Exclusive Track to the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, April 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from the legendary Converge.

Paradise Lost’s “Gothic” Turns 30! Celebrate With Our Classic Hall of Fame Story

March 19, 2021

On the 30th anniversary of Paradise Lost‘s death/doom landmark Gothic LP, we unearth our long lost Hall of Fame induction story. It’s pretty damn moist.

Decibel Exclusive CANNIBAL CORPSE Color LP Available Now for Pre-Order!

March 16, 2021

Decibel brings you this exclusive Coke Bottle Swamp Green vinyl color LP of Cannibal Corpse‘s Violence Unimagined. Limited to 300 worldwide, so get yours pre-ordered now.  

Pre-Order the U.S. Edition of ‘ROTTING WAYS TO MISERY: The History of Finnish Death Metal’ Now!

March 5, 2021

Rotting Ways to Misery: The History of Finnish Death Metal has been completely redesigned and edited for a North American release through Decibel Books. Pre-order your copy today!

Earth Crisis To Release “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

February 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from straight edge hardcore heroes Earth Crisis.

Valentine’s Day Subscription Special: Get Two Free Issues of Decibel: This Weekend Only!

February 5, 2021

Decibel‘s Bloody Valentine’s Day Sale starts NOW, but it ends Monday at 12pm EST, so bust a move if you want TWO FREE ISSUES!

UPDATE: Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Has Been Rescheduled

January 22, 2021

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has been officially rescheduled for September 25-26, 2021 at Fillmore Philly. Tickets for the original 2020 festival dates will automatically be valid for the new dates.

Tribulation Grace the Cover of the March Issue of Decibel

January 15, 2021

We have a limited number of advance copies of the March issue of Decibel, featuring our an exclusive new flexi disc single from Swedish death/thrash kings the Crown.

VIDEO: Ice-T Discusses Body Count’s Grammy Nomination, Explains How to Change Your Zoom Background

December 17, 2020

Ice-T discusses Body Count‘s Grammy nomination, talks life in lockdown and gives you a few tips on how to spice up your Zoom meetings in this exclusive Decibel video.

Nervosa Dominate the Cover of the February Issue of Decibel

December 11, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the February issue of Decibel, featuring our an exclusive new flexi disc single from murder metal kings Macabre.

Cynic Bassist Sean Malone Dies at 50

December 10, 2020

Decibel sends our deepest condolences to his family, friends, bandmates and countless fans around the world. Rest in power, Sean.

Venomous Concept Premiere New Track, “Vote Clown Party” Via Decibel Flexi Series

December 1, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Venomous Concept flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

‘USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal’ Now In Stock, Final Excerpt Revealed!

November 24, 2020

Read our second and final book excerpt, this time focusing on the early days of American black metal cult legends Profanatica, and order your copy of USBM now.

Judas Priest’s ‘Painkiller’ Enters Decibel Hall of Fame, January Issue Now Available

November 20, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the December issue of Decibel, featuring our 10th anniversary Decibel Flexi Series entry from Venomous Concept.

Scream Just Words: Vocalists Sound Off About Their Craft

November 12, 2020

One King Down/Most Precious Blood/Take Life vocalist Rob Fusco discusses the craft of lyric writing and execution with a variety of his extreme music contemporaries from Napalm Death, Lamb of God, Lingua Ignota and more.

The Decibel Flexi Series Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with Venomous Concept!

October 29, 2020

Join the birthday party as the Decibel Flexi Series turns 10 this month! Sign up for a deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, November 2 at 12pm EST and celebrate with this Venomous Concept flexi!

Read an Exclusive Book Excerpt from ‘USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal’

October 28, 2020

This exclusive from Decibel‘s new book, USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal, explores the misogynist and racist behavior and other character flaws of some of USBM’s most prominent artists.  

Armored Saint Grace the Cover of the December Issue of Decibel

October 21, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the December issue of Decibel, featuring a pair of exclusive flexi discs from WAKE and Frozen Soul, available now. Don’t blow it.

‘USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal’ Book Pre-Order Available NOW!

October 16, 2020

USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal, the new 544-page hardcover from Decibel Books featuring a foreword from Tom Gabriel Warrior, is available for pre-order now.