Kevin Stewart-Panko

Live/Film Review: ‘Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records’

April 25, 2019

The “Experience” run of dates will have wrapped up two days before the time you read this, but if you come across Industrial Accident, it’s very worthy of your viewing time.

Death Metal Documentary Update: An Interview with The Growl‘s Cam Schwarz

March 28, 2019

Currently in the filming/interview stages, The Growl’s intent is to document the ride the genre has taken from its obscure beginnings through roller coaster-ing waves of popularity and obscurity over the years to how the scene has morphed and come full circle in the present.

Wacken Metal Battle: the Biggest Battle of the Bands. Ever.

March 14, 2019

In true Wacken style, the Wacken Metal Battle really is the biggest Battle of Bands ever.

An Update and Preview from Mexi-merican Death Grinders Rottenness

February 28, 2019

Mexican-American deathgrinders Rottenness provide an update on their new album.

Video Premiere: Makkmat’s “Burning Cop”

February 14, 2019

Watch a new music video from Norwegian grinders Makkmat.

An Interview with Pulchra Morte

January 17, 2019

A few weeks ago, we briefly introduced you to new doom-death brightlights, Pulchra Morte. Check out our full interview with the band.

Track Premiere: Beaten to Death’s “Livet Tar, Og Livet Tar”

December 6, 2018

Norway’s Beaten to Death have been upending grindcore tropes since 2010 and are about to offer up more fun for the fourth time on Agronomicon.

Full EP Stream: Belzebong’s Light the Dankness

November 22, 2018

Last month in Canada, marijuana became fully legal. Curiously, Poland’s Belzebong only wanted to talk about their new EP.

Album Review: Soulfly – “Ritual”

October 17, 2018

Word on the street is that Ritual is a return to form for Soulfly. Is it true?

An Interview with Chthonic frontman and Leader of Taiwan’s New Power Party, Freddy Lim

October 11, 2018

Chthonic frontman Freddy Lim discusses his entry into politics as the leader of the New Power Party.

Video Premiere: Hitman’s “Curtain Call” Drinks ’em All

August 30, 2018

“We’re a stoner band who drinks too much and loves to party.” Join the festivities with Halifax’s Hitman as your hosts.

An Interview with Cist and a Special Bandcamp Offer

August 2, 2018

“…Like the ghost of Chuck Schuldiner emerged from a creaky tomb with an HM-2 pedal in one hand and Matt Harvey’s record collection in the other.”

Omnium Gatherum Want/Need Your Skulls

July 19, 2018

A peek at Omnium Gatherum’s new video and a few words about their forthcoming album.

Gearing Up For Psycho Las Vegas Fest

July 5, 2018

Decibel checks in with Enslaved, Wolvhammer, Spirit Adrift and more about Psycho Las Vegas.

EP Stream: Staghorn’s Wormwood III

June 21, 2018

We introduce you to activist DIY lifestylers, Staghorn and their latest release.

An Interview With Heavy Montreal Bookers Daniel Glick and JF Michaud

June 7, 2018

Emperor is playing this year’s Heavy Montreal. We talk to the dudes who booked them (and the other bands).

Exhorder – “Slaughter in the Vatican”

May 25, 2018

Exhorder‘s groundbreaking Slaughter in the Vatican is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.