J. Andrew

Five For Friday: Black Metal 2020

December 11, 2020

This week’s edition dives deep into the dark caverns of 2020 to reveal five of this year’s best black metal releases!

Five For Friday: December 4, 2020

December 4, 2020

This week’s spew of new releases reeks of the latest riffs from Undergang, Nominon, Paradise Lost and more!

Darkthrone’s ‘A Blaze in the Northern Sky’ Honored By the National Library of Norway

November 23, 2020

As part of it’s “Enlightened” exhibition, Norway’s national library has honored Darkthrone‘s classic album.

Five For Friday: November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020

This week’s new releases include the latest tunes from Dark Tranquillity, Tombs, Eternal Champion and more!

Video Premiere: Eternal Struggle- “Indoctrination”

November 13, 2020

Tel-Aviv’s metallic hardcore warriors are here with a new video from their upcoming full-length due out this winter.

Five For Friday: October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020

This week’s new release highlights include new music from Carcass, Kyrios and Draconian.

Five For Friday: October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020

This week’s tome of torments includes dark and menacing passages from Mörk Gryning, Pallbearer, Undeath and more!

Five For Friday: October 16, 2020

October 16, 2020

This week’s volley of new releases includes the latest salvos from Benediction, Spirit Adrift, False Gods and more!

Five For Friday: October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020

Today’s list of new releases is totally stacked: Enslaved, Anaal Nathrakh, Lamp of Murmuur and more! Happy Friday!

Five For Friday: September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020

The week’s fantastic flourish of new ferocity includes the latest from Uada, Morta Skuld, Infesticide and more!

Five For Friday: September 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

This week’s new doses of heavy medicine include the latest prescription from Napalm Death, Bangladeafy, The Infernal Sea and more!

Five For Friday: September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

A somber anniversary in a somber year. There’s a lot I could say here, but I doubt you came here to read the obligatory screed about where I was, what I remember most, and where that day fits in our modern context.

Five for Friday: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

This week’s roundhouse kick of new riffs includes the latest from Persekutor, Foretoken, Unholy Vampyric Slaughter Sect and more!

Five For Friday: August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

Smash the hell out of that volume knob, it’s time to crank the latest from Metallica, Necrot, Venomous Concept and more!

Five For Friday: August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

This week’s set of notable new releases include the latest from Incantation, Expander, Atramentus and more!

Havukruunu Wages the War of Their Hearts

August 14, 2020

If you’re looking for epic, pagan-inspired metal that you can still take seriously, then Havukruunu has the album for you.

Five for Friday: August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

Terminal Nation, Year of the Knife and Astriferous head up this week’s impressive new release crop.

Five For Friday: July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

This week’s batch of new releases includes the latest from Greek legends Septicflesh, HM-2 lovers Soulrot, wild thrashers Deathstorm, and more!

Five For Friday: July 24, 2020

July 24, 2020

This week’s new releases include the latest from the gods of negativity, the Acacia Strain, along with new jams from Valkyrie and others!

Five For Friday: July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

This week’s new releases come stacked with layers of darkness, filth and brutality with the latest from Fanebærer, Kruelty and more!

Five For Friday: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

This week’s selection of heavy, brutal and weird new releases includes the latest from Inter Arma, Rebel Wizard, Voivod and more!

Mick Barr Takes You to the 12th Chamber

July 3, 2020

From one of the minds who brought you Diotoma comes something a little different.

Nocturnal Departure: Offerings to the Raw Black Metal Moon

July 3, 2020

The latest release from Nocturnal Departure is a raw, unpolished, but thoroughly brutal and melancholic blast of fire and darkness.

Five For Friday: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

This week’s new releases includes the latest from Inexorum, Voidceremony, Fellwarden and more! Black, trad and weird death metal for all!

Five For Friday: June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020

This week’s new releases include the self-titled return of the mighty Lamb of God, along with entries from Atavist, Vile Creature and more!

Five For Friday: June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

Valdrin, Ulthar and Aversions Crown lead this week’s new release parade.

Five for Friday: June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020

This week’s featured new releases include the death metal double-feature from Exhumed and Gruesome, the new sludge-bomb from -(16)- and many more!

Video Premiere: TheNightTimeProject- “Embers”

June 4, 2020

Decibel is happy to present the new video from TheNightTimeProject, featuring former members of Katatonia and current members of October Tide.

Five For Friday: May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

This week’s featured set of new releases includes entries from epic practitioners like Atavistia and Sorcerer, along with crushers like Xibalba.

Five For Friday: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

This week’s featured new releases include albums from Cauldron Black Ram, Esoctrilihum, along with some hardcore and deathy NWOBHM-style jams!