Dutch Pearce

Diffusing the Malodorous: An Interview with Cadaveric Fumes

September 6, 2016

In which we strive to demystify one of the year’s sickest works of death metal with those who dealt it.

Demo:listen: Burial Choir

September 2, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we lie down on the cool earth and watch the aeons unfurl with Finland’s Burial Choir.

Track Premiere: Welcome to Deathcult’s “Barren Land”

August 30, 2016

We’ve got an exclusive stream of the first song from Beasts of Faith, the long-awaited debut album by Zürich’s Deathcult.

Demo:listen: Verbum

August 26, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we slowly march single file toward the purging flames of Chile’s Verbum.

Track Premiere: Predatory Light unveils “Laughing Wound”

August 23, 2016

Get in on this exclusive stream of the first song from Predatory Light’s eponymous debut full length.

Revenge of the Henge: Stream Ceremented’s follow-up demo

August 23, 2016

In which we debut the new demo by Phoenix-based Demo:listen alumns Ceremented.


Demo:listen: Terravore

August 19, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we’ve got nowhere to run from Varna’s Terravore.

Get a whiff of Crematory Stench!

August 16, 2016

Wake up and smell the incinerating human remains with this exclusive stream of the debut EP from California’s Crematory Stench.

Demo:listen: Hexenkraft

August 12, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we bring you a premiere of something completely different from the Deep South’s Hexenkraft

Skeptic Death: Streaming Voidspawn’s debut + Q&A

August 9, 2016

Unless you’ve got a sensory deprivation chamber, Voidspawn’s debut EP Pyrrhic is the closest you’ll get to the dark interstices between the dimensions.

Demo:listen: Graveolence

August 5, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we bring you an exclusive premiere of the demo by Vancouver Island’s Graveolence.

Harshness Descends: Exclusive Brown Angel track premiere + Q&A

August 2, 2016

Pittsburgh’s Brown Angel don’t want to crush you. They want you to listen as they crush themselves. 

Demo:listen: Garroted

July 29, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we stumble upon a brood of cosmic provocateurs in Massachusett’s Garroted

R&D: The effects of Spire’s “Ends” on unsuspecting listeners

July 26, 2016

Strange sounds are coming from Down Under and Brisbane’s Spire are at the vanguard. Check out this exclusive premiere of “Ends,” the opening track from their debut album Entropy, and be sure to let us know what delusions or fears are evoked during the experience. 

Demo:listen: Evoke

July 22, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we whip ourselves up into a frenzy listening to Oslo’s Evoke.

A Darkroom of Her Own: An Interview with photographer Ester Segarra

July 19, 2016

Get to know Ester Segarra, the photographer behind the lens of some of your favorite live pictures and Decibel covers.

Demo:listen: Evil Priest

July 15, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we journey deep into the shadowlands of our unconscious mind with Lima’s Evil Priest.

Was is the new Is: Stream Meek Is Murder’s volatile new album in full

July 12, 2016

Get through your Tuesday with the entire new album by Meek Is Murder, Brooklyn’s foremost purveyors of “whatevercore.”

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.