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Video Premiere: MONO – ‘Requiem for Hell’

September 20, 2016

MONO have spent the past almost-two decades crafting vibrant soundscapes and instrumental rock albums. The upcoming Requiem for Hell, MONO’s ninth studio album, treads similar territory.  In a video for the title track, the Japanese instrumentalists tell, visually and audibly, an exhilarating yet terrifying story. The entirely black and white video features a man running…

Video Premiere: Dust Bolt – “SickxBrain”

September 19, 2016

Dust Bolt have released a music video for “SickxBrain,” giving plenty of screen time to their moshing fans.

Full Album Stream: Lotus Thief – ‘Gramarye’

September 16, 2016

Lotus Thief‘s Gramarye is a beautiful album that draws from some of history’s most renowned texts to create an atmospheric journey through time. Listen to it in full now. 

Track Premiere: Cognitive – “Birthing the Deformity”

September 15, 2016

Cognitive was formed with two ideas in mind: heaviness and intense technicality. On the first taste of their Unique Leader debut, they prove those ideas are still at the forefront of the band. 

Track Premiere: Hierophant – “Forever Crucified”

September 15, 2016

Italy’s Hierophant unleash a palpable burst of anger on “Forever Crucified” as they prepare to release Mass Grave. 

Full Album Stream: pg.lost – ‘Versus’

September 14, 2016

Swedish experimental instrumentalists pg.lost have put out yet another captivating album. Stream it in full before its official release date. 

Track Premiere: Gatecreeper – “Stronghold”

September 14, 2016

Gatecreeper‘s latest single is yet another reason to keep the death metal newcomers in mind. Listen to “Stronghold” now. 

Track Premiere: Freya – “Gnawing From Inside”

September 12, 2016

Freya, featuring Earth Crisis’ Karl Buechner, has one of their best albums on their hands with Grim. Listen to “Gnawing From the Inside” now. 

“Raise Your Pints” with The Dread Crew of Oddwood in New Video

September 8, 2016

The Dread Crew of Oddwood plays an acoustic pirate metal ode to drinking in this video. 

Full Album Stream: Serpent Crown – ‘Incantations of Vengeance’

September 7, 2016

Serpent Crown‘s new album is a no frills thrash effort. Stream it here before it drops on Friday. 

Track Premiere: Crippled Black Phoenix – ‘No Fun’

September 7, 2016

Crippled Black Phoenix has a new single available for streaming right here. 

Full Album Stream: Dwell – ‘Innate’

September 7, 2016

Dwell wrote a hardcore record partially inspired by C.S. Lewis. Listen to the album in full here. 

Tengger Cavalry Release First US Tour Documentary

September 7, 2016

Tengger Cavalry brought their nomadic folk metal across the United States earlier this year. Fortunately for us, they recorded their travels for this tour documentary. 

Track Premiere: End cover Amebix’s “Winter”

September 2, 2016

End recorded their black metal take on the Amebix classic for their upcoming split with Torrid Husk. 

Track Premiere: Ayahuasca Go to the ‘Mountain of Snakes’

September 2, 2016

Ayahuasca set a dark tone for their upcoming album on “Mountain of Snakes.” 

Track Premiere: Dethbeds’ ‘Dungeon Scum’

August 31, 2016

Dethbeds plays loud and Dethbeds plays fast. Dethbeds has a new album coming out October 11, but you can listen to a (loud and fast) new song now. 

HammerFall premiere first single “The Sacred Vow” off new album

August 25, 2016

Swedish power metal powerhouse HammerFall are still energized after nearly two decades of making music. 

Now – Ahem – Streaming: Cemetery Piss return with ‘Astral Souls’

August 24, 2016

Cemetery Piss is here with the first taste of their debut full-length, the thrash/black metal combination “Astral Souls.” 

Video Premiere: Onera – “Cold Hand’s Caress”

August 23, 2016

Onera have released a music video for “Cold Hand’s Caress” off their first album.

Full Stream: Swamp Witch – ‘The Slithering Bog’

August 18, 2016

The Slithering Bog is a suffocating death/doom album that will trip you out as it crushes you.

The End begins on ‘Inhale the Plague’

August 18, 2016

Rick Rozz (ex-Death, ex-Massacre) is back with a new old school death metal band, The End, and a brand new single. 

Dave Witte helped write music for a 30-person drum circle

August 18, 2016

The Municipal Waste drummer is collaborating with Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show, Death, Charred Walls of the Damned) and 30 others in Richmond on August 28 on the Shape of Sound. 

Auroch premiere new song, ‘He Wreaths the Cross’

August 17, 2016

Auroch show no signs of slowing down on the first single from their upcoming third album. 

Violation Wound release music video for ‘Combustible Life’

August 16, 2016

Autopsy madman Chris Reifert’s Violation Wound project has our vote. 

Decibel Presents the Top 5 Satyricon Songs

August 12, 2016

To celebrate the Decibel Books release of Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies Vol. 1, we ranked Satyricon‘s five best songs. 

Shadow Woods Metal Fest Brings Underground Bands to an Outdoor Stage

August 11, 2016

If summer camp for metalheads wasn’t already cool enough for you, Shadow Woods Metal Fest is an open air festival built around underground talent and grassroots organization. 

Track Premiere: Bhavachakra Unleash “Sri Yantra”

August 9, 2016

The Florida black metal band’s first single, “Sri Yantra,” is simultaneously dissonant and technical. Bhavachakra guitarist/singer Kenneth Reda talks about writing a record that embodies both elements. 

Knocked Loose premiere behind-the-scenes look at new album, ‘Laugh Tracks’

August 4, 2016

Knocked Loose is on a roll right now, touring with The Acacia Strain, waiting to hit the United States and Europe with Stick to Your Guns and Expire and putting out a full-length album, Laugh Tracks, on September 16. Go behind the scenes of the new album in this new video.