Greg Pratt

Death manager Eric Greif in need of a kidney

May 1, 2019

Death manager Eric Greif has given so much to metal; now he needs some help.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Hozoji Matheson-Margullis and Ben Verellen of Helms Alee

April 25, 2019

To celebrate the release of Helms Alee‘s new album, Noctiluca, we caught up with drummer/vocalist Hozoji Matheson-Margullis and guitarist/vocalist Ben Verellen to find out what five heavy albums changed their lives.

Primitive Origins: Bull Angus’ “Bull Angus”

April 18, 2019

Underground Soviet metal from the early ’80s? Sure. Bring it on. Bring it all on!

Hall of Fame Countdown: Celtic Frost’s “To Mega Therion”

April 11, 2019

Ranking the songs on Celtic Frost‘s Hall of Fame-inducted masterpiece To Mega Therion from worst to best.

Retrospective: Cerberus Shoal’s “…and Farewell to Hightide”

April 4, 2019

Revisiting Cerberus Shoal‘s 1997 post-rock masterpiece …and Farewell to Hightide.

Primitive Origins: Hairy Chapter’s “Can’t Get Through”

March 28, 2019

Looking back on Hairy Chapter‘s very weird 1971 album Can’t Get Through.

Five Times Megadeth Just Absolutely Killed It

March 21, 2019

To celebrate the release of their new anthology collection, we look back at five times Megadeth just absolutely killed it.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Carcass’ “Symphonies of Sickness”

March 14, 2019

Ranking the songs on Carcass‘ Hall of Fame-inducted Symphonies of Sickness from worst to best.

Track Premiere: Clowns – ‘I Wanna Feel Again’

March 12, 2019

Check out a new song, and video, from Australian punkers Clowns right here.

Track Premiere: Aeges – ‘Pain’

February 22, 2019

Need some huge riffage? Aeges have got you covered, and we’ve got a brand-new song from them today.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Leif Edling of Candlemass

February 21, 2019

Doom titans Candlemass have a new album out tomorrow, so to celebrate we caught up with bassist Leif Edling to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

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.