Dutch Pearce

Demo:listen: Violent Scum

July 8, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we revel in the riffs of Santiago’s Violent Scum.

Black Label Standard: Haeresis Noviomagi interview

July 5, 2016

Exposing the Haeresis Noviomagi, a Netherlands-based black metal cabal responsible for such acts as Lubbert Das, Turia and Iskandr. 

Demo:listen: Tideless

July 1, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we plunge headlong into the seething maelstrom and find ourselves radically changed on the other side with San Diego’s Tideless.

Ghost in the 4-Track: exclusive Candelabrum song premiere

June 28, 2016

Slip beyond the veil with this exclusive premiere of a new Candelabrum song. 

Demo:listen: Pile Of Excrements

June 24, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we roll up our sleeves and get right down to it with Athens’ Pile Of Excrements.

Gojira grace the cover of Decibel’s August issue. Copies available.

June 21, 2016

Gojira land their first Decibel cover with their new album Magma. 

Demo:listen: Naturvidrig

June 17, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we stand back and watch it all burn to the ground with Sweden’s Naturvidrig.

Firmly planted in the weird: Moss Upon The Skull Interview & Stream

June 14, 2016

Get to know Brussels’ latest death metal anomaly, Moss Upon The Skull, with a stream of their new EP The Scourge of Ages and an exclusive interview. 

Demo:listen: Northern Curse

June 10, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we bear the marks of New Hampshire’s Northern Curse.

Special Report: Inside Belphegor and Incantation’s Censorship Struggles in Putin’s Russia

June 7, 2016

Diabolical Conquest: Extreme metal bands Belphegor and Incantation endure censorship and worse in Russia


Detroit Nuke City: Nuke Premiere “Dead Space” from forthcoming LP

June 7, 2016

Smash that play button and get demolecularized by “Dead Space” from Detroit’s mutated thrashers, Nuke

Eradicator of All Melodies: Black Fucking Cancer track premiere + Q&A

June 3, 2016

Get yourself some Black Fucking Cancer with an exclusive track premiere and an in-depth interview with the band.  

Black Sheep of the Black Twilight Circle: Streaming Shataan’s “Eulogy”

May 31, 2016

Take a little trip with “Eulogy” from the much anticipated debut LP from Shataan

Funeral Moth

May 31, 2016

Quiet bloom of the soul
dB rating: 8/10

Demo:listen: Iniquity

May 27, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we storm the city gates, astride mighty steeds, battle-tried swords held aloft, bearing the menacing standard of Athens’ Iniquity.

Q&A with Kriscinda Lee Everitt & Shawn Macomber, editors of The Healing Monsters benefit anthology

May 24, 2016

Speaking with Kriscinda Lee Everitt and Shawn Macomber for a behind-the-Monsters look at what it takes to put together such a righteous benefit anthology, which now spans two volumes!

Demo:listen: Hexenslaught

May 20, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, our jaws drop and our eyes widen in utter disbelief of the anachronistic death-thrashings of Seattle’s Hexenslaught.

Tracking down USBM obscurity El-Ahrairah for an interview, exclusive stream

May 17, 2016

Minneapolis’ El-Ahrairah find a new warren at the Greek tape label Underground Soundscapes, release self-titled full length tape.

Demo:listen: Obscurae

May 13, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we awake to find ourselves strapped to the conveyor belt and headed straight toward the chopping teeth and fiery maw of Richmond’s Obscurae.

Smash Through the Looking-Glass: Stream Ghoulgotha’s “A Lord in the Shattered Mirror”

May 10, 2016

San Diego dour trio Ghoulgotha offer up another tantalizing peek at their forthcoming LP, To Starve the Cross.

Demo:listen: Devil’s Dare

May 6, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we take the t-top for a cruise back to the late 70s with Boston’s Devil’s Dare.

Q&A: Rick Rozz and his new band, The End

May 4, 2016

Catching up with Rick Rozz (& bassist/vocalist Michael Grim) to exacerbate our need to hear the debut EP of his new band, The End.

Demo:listen: Temple of Abandonment

April 29, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we pinpoint the location of and investigate, full of wonder and despair, Vancouver’s Temple of Abandonment.

Demo:listen: Enucleator

April 22, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we gouge out our own eyes to better appreciate Rhode Island’s Enucleator.

Demo:listen: Dagger Lust

April 15, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we submit to the fiendish noise and abandoned floggings of Portland’s Dagger Lust.

Demo:listen: Blood Chalice

April 8, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we drag the blade across our palms to pledge our devotion to Finland’s Blood Chalice.

Demo:listen: Morast

April 1, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we sink down through pitchy leagues of creosote and dredge ourselves back up by the bootstraps to bring unto you the sounds of Germany’s Morast.

Demo:listen: The Ritualist

March 25, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen we genuflect in primordial fear at the foot of the true occult doom of Virginia’s The Ritualist.

Demo:listen: Recitations

March 18, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we attempt to interpret strange transmissions coming from Norway’s latest anomaly, Recitations . . .

Dream Death

March 14, 2016

Still crazy good after all these years
dB Rating: 8/10