Sean Frasier

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.

Gore ’til the Grave: An Interview with Broken Hope’s Jeremy Wagner

June 21, 2017

Broken Hope founder Jeremy Wagner dishes the dirt on Mutilated and Assimilated, the best horror film of all-time, and the current state of death metal.

Coltsblood

June 19, 2017

Ascending Into Shimmering Darkness
A tiny light prevails in the darkness
dB rating: 8/10

The 5 Most Insane Panels from GWAR’s New Comic

June 7, 2017

The scumdogs of the universe are ready to corrupt the world in another medium, as the GWAR: Orgasmageddon comic hits shelves. Here are the first issue’s 5 most insane panels.

Witch Vomit

May 30, 2017

Poisoned Blood
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble
dB rating: 8/10

Evil Riffs, Bad Omens, Broken Vans: A Conversation with Beastmaker

May 24, 2017

Trevor William Church of doom rockers Beastmaker talks touring, bad omens, and Vincent Price.

Stream & Interview: Heavy Temple’s Psychedelic Journey to the Dark Tower

May 10, 2017

Philly doom conjurers Heavy Temple worship at The Dark Tower on psychedelic eye-opener Chassit.

Dream Bloody Gore: Dreams from Horrendous, Ides of Gemini, and Craven Idol

April 26, 2017

Dream Bloody Gore compiles twisted nightmares shared by members of Horrendous, Ides of Gemini, and Craven Idol.

Full Album Stream: The Sarcophagus Venture “Beyond This World’s Illusion”

March 29, 2017

Chaos reigns as Turkish black metal veterans The Sarcophagus travel Beyond This World’s Illusion on their new LP.

Pallbearer

March 20, 2017

Heartless
The power of the urn
dB rating: 9/10

DREAM BLOODY GORE: Dreams from Gruesome, SubRosa, and Dreaming Dead

March 15, 2017

DREAM BLOODY GORE shares twisted nightmares, dreams, and hallucinations from members of Gruesome, SubRosa, and Dreaming Dead.

Track Premiere: Sloth Herder Give Genre Labels a One-Toed Salute on “Spectre of the Absurd”

March 1, 2017

East Coast rule-breakers Sloth Herder play “power-slob” the way your three-toed uncle likes it: Dirty, mean, and LOUD.