Books

David Vincent and Joel McIver Talk ‘I Am Morbid’ Biography

February 20, 2020

Catching up with extreme metal legend David Vincent to talk about his new book, I Am Morbid.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Vanessa Hexe Takes Death-Doom From the Fretboard to the Typewriter

January 29, 2020

Vanessa Hexe, one of the leading lights of underground death doom, is summoning new atmospheres and nightmares with her debut volume of poetry, “A Winter Darkly.”

Q&A: Al Jourgensen on Ministry’s visual history book, Slayer’s goodbye and Trump

January 17, 2020

Uncle Al Jourgensen caught up with Decibel late last month to discuss going through his personal history vault and how self-acceptance comes with aging.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘Doomed to Fail’ and an Interview With Author JJ Anselmi

January 16, 2020

Read our interview with Doomed to Fail author JJ Anselmi as well as an exclusive excerpt from the book.

Cyber Monday Is Here: Get 20% Off EVERYTHING in the Decibel Store!

December 2, 2019

Save on EVERYTHING (subscriptions, exclusive books, shirts, back issues, limited edition special issues, posters, hoodies, pint glasses) in the Decibel store, today only!

Peter Beste is Here to Defend the (Heavy Metal) Faith & Gift You a Hot New Black Magic Jam

August 14, 2019

Celebrated True Norwegian Black Metal music photographer Peter Beste talks battle vests, image capture, subculture, metal, and his related new book Defenders of the Faith.

FLASH SALE: All Metal Books 20% Off This Weekend Only!

July 12, 2019

Murder in the Front Row, Swedish Death Metal, Only Death is Real, Choosing Death, Black Metal and more are now 20% off through 11:59pm EST Sunday night!

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Three Brain-Blasting Heavy Metal Revelations From “Blood On Black Wax”

May 22, 2019

Take an expertly guided tour of heavy metal horror soundscape via the lush, brilliantly curated new book Blood on Black Wax.

(Written) Under the Sign of the Black Mark: Author Ika Johannesson On Her Swedish Metal History “Blood Fire Death”

February 6, 2019

Swedish journalist Ika Johannesson talks her fantastic and enlightening new cultural history Blood Fire Death: The Swedish Metal Story.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Laina Dawes Interview

December 20, 2018

Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here: A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation In Heavy Metal speaks about her experience publishing with Bazillion Points.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Albert Mudrian Interview

November 26, 2018

Decibel’s Albert Mudrian discusses writing (and re-writing) Choosing Death and working with Bazillion Points for most of the past decade.

Cyber Monday Is Here: Take 20% Off EVERYTHING in the Decibel Store!

November 25, 2018

Save on EVERYTHING (subscriptions, books, flexi boxes, shirts, back issues, limited edition special issues, posters, hoodies, pint glasses) in the Decibel store, today only!

Ten Bazillion Years: The Tom Gabriel Fischer Interview

November 16, 2018

Celtic Frost’s Tom Gabriel Fischer discusses writing Only Death is Real and publishing it through Bazillion Points.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Bob Plante Interview

November 8, 2018

Continuing our Bazillion Points tenth anniversary celebration, get to know lifelong metalhead demophile Bob Plante, who’s been working for years on his book, Demolition, an exhaustive encyclopedia compiling extreme metal demos from the ‘80s.

Non Serviam: Rotting Christ Biography Coming Out on November 30th

November 2, 2018

Fans of Greek black metal, rejoice! On November 30, Cult Never Dies will be releasing a new biography of the legendary Rotting Christ.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Brian Lew Interview

October 12, 2018

Bazillion Points, the heavy metal publishing house founded by Sound of Beast author Ian Christe, turns 10 this year. To celebrate, Decibel has corralled 10 authors from the BP stable to discuss their own works and what it’s like to part of the world’s heaviest publisher.  Brian Lew, Murder In The Front Row: Shots From The…

One Last Box of “Choosing Death” Found! ACT FAST!

October 11, 2018

If you missed out on the limited edition Choosing Death, this another – and FINAL – chance.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Annick Giroux Interview

October 2, 2018

Hellbent for Cooking author, Annick “Morbid Chef” Giroux reflects on decade of Bazillion Points and the bazillion things on her incredibly full plate.

Peaceville Records Founder Hammy Talks New Autobiography, ‘Peaceville Life’

September 18, 2018

Paul “Hammy” Halmshaw released some of the best extreme metal of the past three decades via Peaceville Records. Now he delivers a blow-by-blow account of how it happened in his first book.

Svartmálmur: A Saga of Icelandic Black Metal

June 22, 2018

Iceland’s black metal scene has become one of the most prolific and accomplished in the world. The new book, “Svartmálmur,” presents a colorful snapshot of the illustrious Icelandic hordes.

Under 100 Copies of Limited Edition “Choosing Death” Book Left In Stock

March 13, 2018

If you want one of these limited edition (3,000 copies) of Choosing Death, it’s now or never, people.

New Book Brings “United Forces” Zine Back to Life

March 9, 2018

United Forces was a zine that ran from 1986-1991 out of Brazil and covered the early development of extreme metal, a new book compiles all the issues so readers can get the whole picture.