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Five For Friday: June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021

This week’s slate of new releases includes bangers from Blazon Rite, The Day of the Beast, Eye of Purgatory and more!

Video Premiere: Mastiff – “Endless”

June 10, 2021

In need of a good crushing? The new song and video from the blackened sludge-core devotees in Mastiff will get that out of your system.

Video Premiere: Wormwitch – “Abracadabra”

June 9, 2021

According to Wormwitch: “this song is about creating as you speak; manifesting reality as you traverse the challenges of life.”

Full Album Stream: Orphan Donor – “Unraveled”

June 8, 2021

According to Orphan Donor, the new album “is an authentic expression and account of some of the hardest and scariest times in my life.”

Five For Friday: June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021

We’re back with a roundup of new releases that includes the latest from Desaster, Perturbator, Ghastly and more!

Track Premiere: Drawn and Quartered – “Carnage Atrocity”

May 28, 2021

The band’s new song, “Carnage Atrocity,” is a “a neck-snapping orgy of violence that will sear itself upon the mind.”

Full Album Stream: Stormruler – “Under the Burning Eclipse”

May 27, 2021

For fans of fiery, energetic black metal in the tradition of Naglfar, Dawn and Setherial, Stormruler has the ultimate debut ready to strike!

Full Album Stream: Bleeth – “Harbinger”

May 25, 2021

Miami’s Bleeth is here to take you on a ride across the lands of experimental, sludge, and post-metal on their latest record.

Five For Friday: May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021

Hello, Decibel readers! Hope you have a relaxing weekend with lots of free time on your hands! Or at least one that allows for a soundtrack. We’ve got a roundup of great stuff below, from well-known legends to death-doom devastators to totally weird black metal. It’s a lot to take in, so enjoy! — Amorphis…

Full EP Stream: Morbid Breath – “In the Hand of the Reaper”

May 17, 2021

Morbid Breath seeks to “revive that malicious, heavy, and raw 80’s thrash-metal sound” on their new EP, In the Hand of the Reaper.”

Track Premiere: Gallows – “Come and See”

May 14, 2021

“We play traditional black metal — full stop. We wrote 66 Black Wings under the shroud of the pandemic, fueled by blasphemy and booze.”

Video Premiere: Eastern High – “Emperor”

May 14, 2021

Watch the new video for “Emperor,” from Swedish prog-metal heroes Eastern High, off their upcoming new album, Halo.

Video Premiere: Through the Oculus – “Order of the Eye”

May 7, 2021

Check out the new music video from LA-based melodeath warriors Through the Oculus, from their debut album out June 4.

Video Premiere: Dordeduh – “Pândarul (live at Quantic)”

May 4, 2021

According to Dordeduh: “This track links our black metal roots with the more progressive character of our new music.”

Video Premiere: Teloch Vovin – “A Dirge To The Death Ov Life, Love And Hope”

April 29, 2021

Teloch Vovin‘s new track is a “a blackened doom epic,” with the video depicting “a night of total insanity and one’s total loss of control.”

Track Premiere: Dödsrit – “Apathetic Tongues”

April 28, 2021

“Even in the darkest of times, when every day feels like yet another goddamn punishment, just try to move forward and search for the light.”

Five For Friday: April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021

It’s a good week, we’re here to talk about Cannibal Corpse, The Crown, Bodom After Midnight and two black metal masterpieces.

Full Album Stream: Odal – “Welten Mutter”

April 16, 2021

Check out Odal’s latest work, dealing with “nature, life and death, striving, and transience with reference to the old, pagan world of gods.”

Full Album Stream: Obsolete – “Animate//Isolate”

April 14, 2021

Check out Obsolete’s debut album, Animate//Isolate, a dizzying masterstroke of death metal ability and insanity!

Video Premiere: Angstskríg- “Skyggespil”

April 12, 2021

“The black wanderers continue their journey through the Nordic wonderland from bright, snow-covered, frozen lakes into the darkness …”

Five For Friday: April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021

This week’s edition of new releases features the latest in black and brutal noise from Wode, Zao, Throne and more!

Video Premiere: Kosmodemonic – “Moirai”

April 8, 2021

Kosmodemonic has arrived with a new video from their latest album, Liminal Light, due out on May 7 via Transylvanian Recordings.

Track Premiere: She Said Destroy – “Succession”

April 5, 2021

“Succession” is the latest song from Norwegian metal alchemists She Said Destroy, and is the title track off their upcoming album.

Full Album Stream: Bones of the Earth – “II. Eternal Meditations of a Deathless Crown”

April 1, 2021

“We’re just three dudes with a deep love for heavy metal and sci fi/medieval fantasy and Bones of the Earth is our way of combining the two.”

Track Premiere: The Absence – “Choirs of Sickness”

March 30, 2021

Rip into pure melodic darkness with The Absence‘s latest track, “Choirs of Sickness,” off their upcoming album Coffinized.

Five For Friday: March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021

Decibel has the goods for this week: Witchseeker, Memoriam, the return of Genghis Tron and more for the latest in new releases!

Five For Friday: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021

This week’s new releases springs forth with the latest releases from Mare Cognitum, DVNE, Enforced and more!

Track Premiere: Steel Bearing Hand – “‘Til Death and Beyond”

March 17, 2021

Steel Bearing Hand’s death-laden razor blade of thrash cuts through all pretenders with irresistible riffing power!

Video Premiere: Horndal – “Horndal’s Blodbad”

March 11, 2021

The latest from Sweden’s Horndal continues the tale of their blighted post-industrial town, with the added angle of the refugee experience.

Full Album Stream: Stortregn – “Impermanence”

March 10, 2021

Experience Stortregn‘s heroic take on blackened-death metal on their new album, Impermanence, out on March 12.