Greg Pratt

Full Album Stream: The Old Firm Casuals “Holger Danske”

February 12, 2019

When Lars Frederiksen isn’t playing with Rancid, he’s playing with The Old Firm Casuals; here’s an exclusive stream of their new album.

Primitive Origins: Gedo’s “Gedo”

February 7, 2019

Exploring the rowdy live proto-metal recording that is Gedo‘s 1974 debut.

That Tour Was Awesome: Complete Control (1992)

January 31, 2019

Looking back on 1992’s Complete Control tour with members of Obituary, Agnostic Front, Cannibal Corpse and Malevolent Creation.

Retrospective: Malhavoc’s “Premeditated Murder”

January 24, 2019

Looking back on Malhavoc‘s strange and excellent Premeditated Murder.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Eric A.K. of Flotsam and Jetsam

January 17, 2019

To celebrate the release of Flotsam and Jetsam‘s new album, The End of Chaos, we caught up with vocalist Eric A.K. to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Testament’s “The New Order”

January 3, 2019

Ranking the songs on Testament‘s Hall of Fame-inducted album The New Order from worst to best.

Decibel continues to bring extremity to Apple Music playlists

December 20, 2018

We put up two new, and extremely extreme, playlists each week at Apple Music; here’s the lowdown on your new favorite eardrum killer.

Retrospective: Extreme Napalm Terror’s “Impulse to Destroy”

December 13, 2018

Looking back on the strange case of Extreme Napalm Terror and their 1989 album Impulse to Destroy, which may or may not have been a complete joke.

Full EP Stream: Dropdead – “Arms Race” and unreleased 1995 material

December 6, 2018

The hardcore/crust/grind legends in Dropdead return with unreleased material from the vaults, and we give you a first listen to it.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Trevor Phipps of Unearth

November 29, 2018

To celebrate the release of Unearth‘s new album, Extinction(s), we caught up with vocalist Trevor Phipps to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Travis Ryan of Cattle Decapitation

November 21, 2018

To celebrate the release of Cattle Decapitation‘s new collection, Medium Rarities, we caught up with vocalist Travis Ryan to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Carcass’ “Heartwork”

November 15, 2018

Ranking the songs on Carcass‘ Hall of Fame-inducted 1993 masterwork Heartwork from worst to best.

Jake E. Lee returns with new Red Dragon Cartel album

November 8, 2018

Jake E. Lee returns with a fresh lineup for the new Red Dragon Cartel album.

Track Premiere: Northern Haze – ‘Inuk’

October 31, 2018

Primitive Origins alumni Northern Haze are returning with their first new record since the ’80s, and we’ve got a new track for you today.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Flo Mounier of Cryptopsy

October 25, 2018

We celebrate the release of Cryptopsy‘s new EP by finding out what five albums changed drummer Flo Mounier’s life.

Reconsidering Frehley’s Comet

October 18, 2018

Looking back on Ace Frehley’s excellent post-KISS band, Frehley’s Comet.

Five Times John Bush Just Goddamn Ruled

October 11, 2018

Whether ripping it up in Armored Saint or in Anthrax, John Bush rules. Here are five times the singer just goddamn ruled.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Testament’s “The Legacy”

October 4, 2018

Ranking the songs on Testament‘s Hall of Fame-inducted classic debut, The Legacy, from worst to best. Thrashing ourselves into the triangle! The Devil’s Triangle!

Testament’s Chuck Billy Talks Latest Vape Products

September 27, 2018

We catch up with Testament‘s Chuck Billy to get the lowdown on his latest vape products.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Michel “Away” Langevin of Voivod

September 20, 2018

To celebrate the release of Voivod‘s new album, The Wake, we caught up with drummer Michel “Away” Langevin and found out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Primitive Origins: AKA’s “Do What You Like”

September 13, 2018

Revisiting AKA‘s strange, strange 1970 debut to find proto-metal amongst the Indonesian pop.

Five Times Suicidal Tendencies Confused the Hell Out of Us

September 6, 2018

Someone’s gotta finally admit it: Suicidal Tendencies are hella confusing. Here are five times they really threw us for a loop.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Hanno Klänhardt from Mantar

August 30, 2018

We catch up with Mantar‘s Hanno Klänhardt to find out what the five heavy albums that changed his life were.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Jesse Matthewson from KEN mode

August 23, 2018

To celebrate the release of their new album, Loved, we caught up with KEN mode guitarist/vocalist Jesse Matthewson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Primitive Origins: Granicus’ “Granicus”

August 9, 2018

Revisiting Granicus‘ self-titled 1973 album, an underrated proto-metal rager.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Deceased’s “Fearless Undead Machines”

August 2, 2018

Ranking the songs on Deceased‘s 1997 Decibel Hall of Fame-inducted classic, Fearless Undead Machines from worst to best.

Track Premiere: Night Birds – “My Dad Is the BTK”

July 30, 2018

We’ve got the premiere of a new Night Birds song as well as the announcement of Roll Credits. Details right here.

Dropdead’s Ben Barnett gives update on Bob Otis’ recovery

July 28, 2018

We catch up with Dropdead‘s Ben Barnett to get an update on how Bob Otis is recovering from his motorcycle accident.