Sean Frasier

Album Premiere: Lutharo – ‘Hiraeth’

October 13, 2021

Canadian melodeath quintet Lutharo pack power anthems and planet-burning riffs into their debut LP, Hiraeth.

Track by Track: Maimed – “Torrential Gore”

October 6, 2021

Brutal death metal project Maimed share insight into each track on their skull-crushing bloodbath of an EP, Torrential Gore.

Track by Track: Outer Heaven – “In Tribute…”

September 29, 2021

Pennsylvanian death filth Outer Heaven share track by track commentary about their In Tribute… covers EP.

Album Premiere: Tumba de Carne – ‘Decatexis // Perpetuo Altar’

September 22, 2021

Argentinian newcomers Tumba de Carne emerge from the tomb with five meaty and mighty cuts of discordant death madness on Decatexis // Perpetuo Altar.

Video Premiere: Akiavel – “Lady of Death”

September 15, 2021

French death metal thrill-killers Akiavel explore the psyche and legacy of Aileen Wuornos in their murderous music video for “Lady of Death.”

Track Premiere: Demiricous – “Terminal Future”

September 8, 2021

Indianapolis thrashers Demiricous return with a lethal vengeance to debut their first new track in nearly 12 years, “Terminal Future.”

Album Premiere: Turn Cold – ‘Break Your Faith’

September 1, 2021

Dive into a riff-blizzard with Atlanta crossover thrashers Turn Cold as they unleash their three-track EP, Break Your Faith.

Album Premiere: Coffin Rites – “Human Erase”

August 25, 2021

Minnesota black/death gravediggers Coffin Rites unleash a brutal eulogy with their apocalyptic new LP, Human Erase.

Track Premiere: Inferi – “Vile Genesis”

August 19, 2021

Nashville tech-death warbringers Inferi summon intergalactic menace on the title track of their new LP, Vile Genesis.

Track Premiere: Wharflurch – “Stoned Ape Apocalypse”

August 11, 2021

Death metal slimecrawlers Wharflurch chomp on shrooms of doom in their new single “Stoned Ape Apocalypse.”

Track Premiere: Atra Haeresis – “The Sacred Games”

August 4, 2021

Black/death misanthropes Atra Haeresis will rip out your beating heart during the lyric video for their new single, “The Sacred Games.”

Album Premiere: Underdark – ‘Our Bodies Burned Bright on Re-Entry’

July 28, 2021

UK black metal revolutionaries Underdark shine brilliantly on their debut LP, Our Bodies Burned Bright on Re-Entry.

Track Premiere: Planet of the Dead – “Pilgrim”

July 14, 2021

Blast into the deep cosmos with New Zealand stoner doom space travelers Planet of the Dead on their Kurt Vonnegut inspired single, “Pilgrim.”

Album Premiere: Unendlich – ‘Paradox of a Broken World’

July 7, 2021

Unendlich’s scythe-swinging riffs shape misery into majesty on the USBM project’s new LP, Paradox of a Broken World.

Album Premiere: Vampirska and Wampyric Rites – ‘The Drowning Void’

June 30, 2021

Black metal nightbeasts Vampirska and Wampyric Rites join forces to create the sanguinary split LP, The Drowning Void.

Album Review: Withered – ‘Verloren’

June 28, 2021

We welcome back black/death/existential pain machine Withered with their first new album in five years.

Video Premiere: Hatefulmurder – ‘Santificado Seja o Meu Ódio’

June 23, 2021

Brazilian death thrashers Hatefulmurder release the video for their only Portuguese-language single, “Santificado Seja o Meu Ódio.”

Track Premiere: Empress – “Libations”

June 16, 2021

Vancouver post-metal project Empress raise a chalice to lost loved ones on their evocative doom single, “Libations.”

Album Premiere: Void Tripper – ‘Dopefiend’

June 9, 2021

Brazilian stoner sludge degenerates Void Tripper lure doom devotees with promises of Satan and drugs on their debut LP, Dopefiend.

Album Premiere: Hatesong – ‘Chapel Rats’

June 2, 2021

Indianapolis blasphemers Hatesong release their LP of blackened pestilence, Chapel Rats. Rest in power, DV Karloff.

Album Premiere: Vorvaň – ‘Awakened’

May 26, 2021

Russian hardcore/sludge outfit Vorvaň rise from slumber to release their bruising sophomore record, Awakened.

Album Premiere: Slithering Decay – ‘Aeons Untold’

May 19, 2021

Belgian death-dealers Slithering Decay unleash a verminous flood of buzzsaw riffs on their debut album, Aeons Untold.

Album Premiere: Anatomia – ‘Corporeal Torment’

May 12, 2021

Japanese death/doom hope-crushers Anatomia unveil their fourth LP Corporeal Torment over a week early exclusively at Decibel Magazine.

Interview: James Rauh of Transylvanian Recordings

May 5, 2021

Transylvanian Recordings founder James Rauh shares his thoughts on running a booming, ethical DIY label in this exclusive interview.

Album Premiere: Universally Estranged – ‘Reared Up in Spectral Predation ’

April 28, 2021

Tech-death newcomers Universally Estranged crash land from deep space with their mind-mutating debut LP, Reared Up in Spectral Predation.

Album Premiere: House by the Cemetery – ‘Rise of the Rotten’

April 21, 2021

Swedish death metal gravediggers House by the Cemetery pay tribute to Lucio Fulci on their debut LP, Rise of the Rotten.

Video Premiere: Carnivora – “Hypnogenic”

April 14, 2021

Massachusetts metal quintet Carnivora recruit guest performances from two Shadows Fall members for their new single, “Hypnogenic.”

Album Stream: Impure – ‘The Carrion Feast’

April 2, 2021

Blackened death duo Impure summon hellfire with their sinister 7″ release of “The Carrion Feast” and “Into Cataclysm.”