October 24, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, All Hail, we caught up with Grayson Stewart of Norma Jean to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
October 17, 2019 Greg Pratt
Catching up with Philly grind crew Die Choking to talk cryptocurrency and their new album, IV.
October 10, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate Dark Descent Records’ 10th anniversary, we caught up with owner Matt Calvert to find out what five DD releases mean the most to him.
October 3, 2019 Greg Pratt
Looking back on Benümb‘s 1998 debut, a gloriously unhinged document of power violence and grindcore.
September 26, 2019 Greg Pratt
Is Blue Cheer‘s Vincebus Eruptum the first metal record? We dive deep to figure it out.
September 19, 2019 Greg Pratt
Revisiting the rot ‘n’ roll of Blackstar‘s only album, 1997’s Barbed Wire Soul.
September 12, 2019 Greg Pratt
Ranking the songs on The Accüsed’s Hall of Fame-inducted 1989 album More Fun than an Open Casket Funeral! from worst to best.
September 5, 2019 Greg Pratt
Looking back on Toxodeth‘s 1990 disasterpiece Mysteries about Life and Death.
August 29, 2019 Greg Pratt
A Decibel guide to bands who were just too extreme to be just one band.
August 23, 2019 Greg Pratt
The first new Sacred Reich LP since 1996 might actually be their best album yet.
August 22, 2019 Greg Pratt
In which we rank Accept‘s albums from worst to best.
August 15, 2019 Greg Pratt
Hey, you’re wrong: Warrant’s Cherry Pie is actually pretty awesome.
August 8, 2019 Greg Pratt
Re-examining how Randy Holden foreshadowed Eyehategod’s down and dirty sludge in 1969 on Population II.
August 1, 2019 Greg Pratt
Mare showed the world how experimental sludge and post-metal should be done with their only release, 2004’s self-titled EP.
July 25, 2019 Greg Pratt
Calgary’s Illryian are dropping their second album of razor-sharp thrash tomorrow, and we’ve got a stream of it for you today.
July 18, 2019 Greg Pratt
Re-examining New Trolls’ 1972 prog-rock odyssey UT.
July 11, 2019 Greg Pratt
Looking back and justifying Sacred Reich‘s underrated 1996 album Heal, which doesn’t really sound like what you remember it sounding like.
July 4, 2019 Greg Pratt
To show our support for Dave Mustaine kicking cancer’s ass, we present to you Five More Times Megadeth Just Absolutely Killed It.
June 27, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate our recent Hall of Fame induction of Avail‘s Over the James, here’s some unused outtakes from our interviews with the band members for the HOF story.
June 20, 2019 Greg Pratt
Does Epitaph’s debut album, from 1971, live up to its ’91-DM cover art? We dig deep to find out.
June 13, 2019 Greg Pratt
There were a lot of bad covers back in thrash’s heyday. Here are five of the worst offenders.
June 6, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Cave In‘s new album, Final Transmission, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Stephen Brodsky to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
May 30, 2019 Greg Pratt
Ranking the songs on Grief‘s 1994 sludge classic Come to Grief from worst to best.
Avail’s melodic hardcore classic Over the James enters the Decibel Hall of Fame.
May 23, 2019 Greg Pratt
Revisiting the brilliant bleak hellscape of crust apocalypse that is His Hero Is Gone‘s 1997 album Monuments to Thieves.
May 16, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Full of Hell’s new album, Weeping Choir, we caught up with drummer Dave Bland to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
May 13, 2019 Greg Pratt
Head back in time with this exclusive premiere of a song from Mission of Christ‘s upcoming Silence in Grave archival release.
May 9, 2019 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Toe Fat‘s self-titled debut from 1970 as we continue our proto-metal minings in Primitive Origins.
May 8, 2019 Greg Pratt
Stream the debut EP from NWOBHM-worshipping scuzzbags Charger, featuring Matt Freeman of Rancid, here today.
May 2, 2019 Greg Pratt
Hearts like wheels and doomy sleaze rock: re-evaluating Black Sabbath‘s 1986 album Seventh Star.