Best New Noise


October 13, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Owlcrusher are Decibel‘s Best New Noise.


October 4, 2017 Chris Dick

Enslaved are this week’s best new noise.

Grave Pleasures

September 27, 2017 Louise Brown

Grave Pleasures are this week’s Best New Noise.

Wolves in the Throne Room

September 18, 2017 Vince Bellino

USBM heavyweights Wolves in the Throne Room are this week’s Best New Noise.

With the Dead

September 12, 2017 Matt Solis

British doom practitioners With the Dead are this week’s Best New Noise.

Paradise Lost

August 28, 2017 Joseph Schafer

Gothic doom trailblazers Paradise Lost are this week’s Best New Noise.

The Lurking Fear

August 21, 2017 Michael Wohlberg

The Lurking Fear rise to this week’s Best New Noise.


August 16, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Death-doom mainstays Incantation are this week’s Best New Noise.

All Out War

August 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Metallic hardcore heroes All Out War are this week’s Best New Noise.


July 31, 2017 Michael Wohlberg

Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume
Consistency is the Devil
dB rating: 8/10


July 17, 2017 Sean Frasier

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


July 10, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Nightmare Future
Arise to grind anew
dB rating: 9/10


July 3, 2017 Justin Norton

A Walk with Love and Death
Double Studio Gonzo
dB rating: 8/10

Broken Hope

June 26, 2017 Justin Norton

Mutilated and Assimilated
Too fast, too furious
dB rating: 8/10


June 19, 2017 Sean Frasier

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

Mutoid Man

June 12, 2017 Decibel Magazine

War Moans
Everybody Wants Some!!
dB rating: 8/10


June 5, 2017 Justin Norton

Blood Offerings
Axe of the unspeakable
dB rating: 9/10

Witch Vomit

May 30, 2017 Sean Frasier

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

John Frum

May 22, 2017 Jonathan Horsley

A Stirring in the Noos
Young gods
dB rating: 8/10

Blood Feast

May 15, 2017 Dutch Pearce

The Future State of Wicked
Binge on some tasty riffs
dB rating: 8/10

Lock Up

May 1, 2017 Decibel Magazine

Lock’n like Dokken
dB rating: 9/10

Artificial Brain

April 17, 2017 Jonathan Horsley

Infrared Horizon
Aye, robot
dB rating: 8/10

In The Company of Serpents

April 10, 2017 Rod Smith

Ain-Soph Aur
Denver doom/sludge duo wax ecstatic, cowboy-style
dB rating: 8/10


April 3, 2017 Decibel Magazine

Severed Monolith
On the chopping block
dB rating: 8/10


March 27, 2017 Daniel Lake

Hope Attrition
Answer the unending call (won’t go to voicemail)
dB rating: 8/10


March 20, 2017 Sean Frasier

The power of the urn
dB rating: 9/10


March 13, 2017 Chris Dick

Obsidian Arc
Vision quest
dB rating: 8/10

Tomb Mold

March 6, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Primordial Malignity
Vehement morbidity
dB rating: 8/10


February 27, 2017 Daniel Lake

Black metal change you can believe in
dB rating: 8/10


February 21, 2017 Jesse Chase

Making good for 29 years
dB rating: 9/10