Sean Frasier

Full Album Stream: Witchsorrow – Hexenhammer

May 23, 2018

British doom coven Witchsorrow foreshadow the world’s end on their riveting new LP Hexenhammer.

Full Album Stream: From Beyond – ‘The Band From Beyond’

May 9, 2018

Austin rockers From Beyond blast synths and heavy space riffs on their otherwordly LP The Band From Beyond.

Full Album Stream: Wesenwille – I : Wesenwille

April 25, 2018

Dutch black metal philosophers Wesenwille match dystopian warnings with fiery discord on their I : Wesenwille debut.

Interview: Damian Herring of Subterranean Watchtower Studios/Horrendous

April 11, 2018

Damian Herring of Horrendous reveals his approach to engineering killer death metal with Subterranean Watchtower Studios.

Full EP Stream: Sentient Horror – ‘The Crypts Below’

March 28, 2018

Sentient Horror once again lead old-school Swedeath fans through a Lovecraftian pathway between New Jersey and Stockholm on their new EP, The Crypts Below.

Full Album Stream: Bleach Birth – “Hatching Inside the Womb”

February 28, 2018

Mysterious one-man punk/death rock project Bleach Birth have conceived another killer record with Hatching Inside the Womb.

Track Premiere: We Dream Alone – “Happiness”

February 14, 2018

Swedish melodic hardcore stargazers We Dream Alone examine the pursuit of “Happiness” in their newest single from ÆTHER.

Track Premiere: Blackwülf – “Dead to the World”

January 31, 2018

Oakland rockers Blackwülf team up with doom royalty from Bedemon/Pentagram for their new track “Dead the World.”

Track Premiere: Anguish – “Blessed Be the Beast”

January 17, 2018

Swedish doom coven Anguish return to their chaotic roots in “Blessed Be the Beast,” off their upcoming record Magna est vis Siugnah.

Track Premiere: Clamfight – ‘Echoes in Stone’

January 3, 2018

In under eight minutes, New Jersey sludge rockers Clamfight craft an epic tale of one location’s historical and supernatural transformation in “Echoes in Stone.”

Track Premiere: Grethor’s ‘From This Rot So Shall We Be Remade’

December 20, 2017

Virginian black/death malcontents Grethor seek to bury the oligarchy in “From This Rot So Shall We Be Remade.”

Track and Video Premiere: Ectoplasma’s ‘Primeval Haunting’

December 6, 2017

Ectoplasma conjure the spirit of old school death metal on “Primeval Haunting,” off their upcoming record Cavern of Foul Unbeings.

Track Premiere: BongCauldron’s ‘Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men’

November 22, 2017

UK troublemakers BongCauldron bring the sludge and the fuzz in the skull-splitting premiere of “Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men.”

Track Premiere: Degial Set Your Skull Ablaze with ‘Crown of Fire’

November 15, 2017

Swedeath’s flame burns brighter than ever as Degial share their fiery anthem off Predator Reign, “Crown of Fire.”

Full Album Stream and Interview: Desolate Shrine’s “Deliverance from the Godless Void”

November 8, 2017

Venture into a nightmarish chasm with Finnish death demons Desolate Shrine on Deliverance from the Godless Void.

Full Album Stream: Get “Necrosexual” with Pink Mass

October 25, 2017

Jersey grind hedonists Pink Mass stream their debut LP Necrosexual and share their vision of a world without sexual repression.

Track Premieres: Get Split into Quarters by Toxicology, Skuz, Triple Cripple, and Ground

October 11, 2017

Horror Pain Gore Death strike again during Halloween season with a four-band split from Toxicology , Skuz , Triple Cripple , and Ground.

Full Album Stream: A Midnight Ride to “Sick City” with Wailin Storms

September 27, 2017

Southern Gothic post-punks Wailin Storms explore murder, mortality, and malice on sophomore record Sick City.

From the Dead Gray Ashes: An Interview with Harvey Milk

September 13, 2017

Harvey Milk are back with new uncompromising sludge/noise and a new outlook on fan interaction.

Mosh Pit Mishaps and the S-Word: An Interview with Akercocke

August 30, 2017

British extreme metal experimentalists Akercocke speak about comeback record Renaissance in Extremis and more in an extended interview.

Full Album Stream and Interview: The Convent Horror of Attic’s “Sanctimonious” Concept Album

August 16, 2017

German metal force Attic rock the convent with mystery and murder in their mercyful Sanctimonious concept record.

Dream Bloody Gore: Chuck Sherwood of Incantation

August 2, 2017

What happens when you ask extreme metal luminaries to crack open their dream journals and share their most memorable nightmares, dreams, hallucinations, and astral projections? Dream Bloody Gore. This month, Chuck Sherwood of death metal titans Incantation invites Decibel to crawl into his unconscious mind. In the immortal words of Chuck Schuldiner, “See past the…

Streaming: High Priest Kill Your Buzz with “Grail Sludge”

July 19, 2017

Virginian pit-stirrers High Priest blast out hardcore/grind extinction sermons on their ferocious Grail Sludge EP.

Tyrannosorceress

July 17, 2017

Shattering Light’s Creation
When black metal ruled the earth
dB rating: 8/10

Possessed Since Dawn: An Interview with Immolation’s Ross Dolan

July 5, 2017

Immolation vocalist/bassist Ross Dolan discusses the past, present, and future of death metal in an extended interview from the August 2017 genre-exploring cover story.