Sean Frasier

Full Album Stream: Lord Vigo – ‘Danse de Noir’

April 8, 2020

German doom sextet Lord Vigo bring epic balladry and NWOBHM flare to their synth-soaked Blade Runner concept album Danse de Noir.

Full Album Stream: Angerot – ‘The Divine Apostate’

March 25, 2020

Death metal faction Angerot ascend from Swedeath homage to the outer limits of imagination on their striking new LP, The Divine Apostate.

Full Album Stream: Sign of Evil – ‘Psychodelic Horror’

March 11, 2020

Chilean solo project Sign of Evil emerges from the shadows armed with blackened riffs on the debut EP Psychodelic Horror.

Video Premiere: Graf Orlock – “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood”

March 9, 2020

Californian grindcore cinephiles Graf Orlock summon Steven Seagal’s shadow-world doppleganger in the video for their bone-crunching new single, “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood.”

Track Premiere: Nerve Saw – “Life Goes On… Not”

February 26, 2020

Finnish death-fiends Nerve Saw rev up to shred eardrums with an assault of old school death metal and filthy punk on their new single “Life Goes On… Not.”

Full Album Stream: Exhumation – ‘Eleventh Formulae’

February 12, 2020

Indonesian death-lifers Exhumation are back to spill fresh blood with their ripping 3rd LP Eleventh Formulae.

Track Premiere: Arallu – “Vortex Of Emotions”

January 29, 2020

Israeli black/death battalion Arallu reveal the striking new video for “Vortex of Emotions” from their recent En Olam record.

Full Album Stream: SEA – ‘Impermanence’

January 15, 2020

Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.

Track Premiere: Snorlax – “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

January 1, 2020

Don’t sleep on former Decibel demo faves Snorlax. Hear their new song “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

Snuff Out 2019 with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

December 18, 2019

Philadelphia label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions release a free 42 song sampler to summarize their 2019 releases. It’s the soundtrack for the world’s end, just in time for the year’s end.

Track Premiere: Haxandraok – “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX”

December 4, 2019

Black metal duo Haxandraok beckon Beezlebub in their entrancing new single “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX.”

Track Premiere: Evadne – “Colossal”

November 20, 2019

Spanish doom-death gloomcasters Evadne unveil “Colossal” from the band’s titanic upcoming Dethroned of our Souls compilation.

Track Premiere: Diabolic Night – “In Retribution”

November 6, 2019

Diabolic Night infuse NWOBHM and speed metal with pitch-black infernal power on the new single from their Beyond the Realm LP, “In Retribution.”

Full Album Stream: Savage Master – ‘Myth, Magic & Steel’

October 23, 2019

Louisville leather-fiends Savage Master unmask their newest offering of devilish ragers on their Myth, Magic & Steel LP.

Full Album Stream: Screamer – ‘Highway of Heroes’

October 9, 2019

Swedish hell machines Screamer take a leather-clad trad metal joyride on their newest triumphant record, Highway of Heroes.

Full EP Stream: Nex Carnis – ‘Black Eternity’

September 25, 2019

Explore death metal’s darkest caverns with Iranian riff-cult Nex Carnis on their new two-track EP Black Eternity.

Video Premiere: Glacier – “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

September 11, 2019

Boston doom quintet Glacier bring their heavy post-metal freeze to a sweltering temple in their video for album opener “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

Track Premiere: Vokonis – “AntlerQueen”

August 28, 2019

Swedish psychedelic spellcasters Vokonis worship at the riff-adorned throne of the “AntlerQueen.”

Video Premiere: Kennedy – “Blood & Soil”

August 14, 2019

Canadian hardcore collective Kennedy bring the sweat and screams in the video for their new single, “Blood & Soil.”

Live Review: Baroness Paints Indianapolis Gold & Grey

July 31, 2019

Decibel found shelter from storm clouds in a Baroness concert on the Indianapolis stop of their Gold & Grey tour.

Album Review: Tomb Mold – ‘Planetary Clairvoyance’

July 25, 2019

The wait for Tomb Mold’s next death metal masterpiece is over before it began

Full Album Stream: Shades of Deep Water – ‘Death’s Threshold’

July 17, 2019

Finnish solo funeral doom project Shades of Deep Water crosses Death’s Threshold on their new LP.

Track Premiere: Pinto Graham – “Old Man of the Mountain”

July 3, 2019

Connecticut-based southern doom rockers Pinto Graham chisel riffs from stone formations on their “Old Man of the Mountain” single.

Full Album Stream: Vectis – ‘The Executioner’

June 19, 2019

Teenage blackened thrashers Vectis keep the riffs sharper than a guillotine blade on their The Executioner demo.

Full Album Stream: Slomatics – ‘Canyons’

June 5, 2019

Venture back to deep space with doom explorers Slomatics on their 6th LP Canyons.

Album Review: Haunt – ‘If Icarus Could Fly’

May 23, 2019

The ever-prolific Trevor William Church returns with the strongest collection of Haunt anthems to date.

Track Premiere: Pale Misery – “No Choice”

May 22, 2019

Louisiana crust fiends Pale Misery offer “No Choice” but to listen to their newest blackened ripper.

Track Premiere: Ian Blurton – “Seven Bells”

May 8, 2019

Canadian songwriter and recording veteran Ian Blurton shares another burner from his volcanic solo album Signals Through the Flame with trad metal delight “Seven Bells..”

Full Album Stream and Interview: The Mound Builders

April 24, 2019

Indiana sludge rockers The Mound Builders celebrate ten loud years with their eponymous LP.

Full Album Stream: Troll – ‘Legend Master’

April 10, 2019

Portland doom voyagers Troll welcome you aboard their riff-engined Dragonship on their Legend Master LP.