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PANOPTICON Record Exclusive New Track for the Decibel Flexi Series!

December 16, 2016

Black metal favorites Panopticon record a crushing, nearly seven-minute epic for the Decibel Flexi Series. If you want one, you’ll need a deluxe Decibel subscription by December 20. 

 

Metallica “Hardwired” Cover Creator: “We hadn’t heard of Crowbar or seen the album”

December 14, 2016

There’s more than a little similarity between Metallica’s new album cover and a classic Crowbar album cover; we caught up with one of the guys who worked on the Metallica cover to find out what’s going on here.

Pallbearer, With New LP Imminent, Headline Decibel’s 2017 Preview Issue

December 8, 2016

Pallbearer‘s third LP is still month’s away, but you can read all about it — and the rest of the year ahead – in our 2017 Preview Issue. Advance copies are available now. 

Kreator, Obituary, Midnight & Horrendous Take Part in 2017 Decibel Magazine Tour

December 5, 2016

Sixth Annual Decibel Magazine Tour Lineup + Dates Announced! Kreator, Obituary, Midnight and Horrendous spearhead premier metal mag’s latest North American assault this March.

 

Get this Limited KREATOR Flexi Disc When You Subscribe to Decibel!

November 18, 2016

It will be a pleasure to spin the next installment of the Decibel Flexi Series. But if you want this ultra-limited Kreator vinyl, you’d need to subscribe NOW. 

SPOILER: Here Are Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2016

November 17, 2016

We’re sorry. We’re not trying to ruin the fun by posting this. But someone else already did. You probably shouldn’t click here. Really, you should just wait for the issue to arrive in the mail. For Christ’s sake, have you no willpower? OK, fine. 

Metallica Re-revisit the Cover of Decibel! Advance Copies Available

November 11, 2016

Metallica return to the cover of Decibel for the first time in eight years. Get your copy now. 

Haug Makes Three Floyds Even Heavier

October 31, 2016

Todd Haug, one of the most important figures in the union of underground beer and underground metal, is joining the ranks of Three Floyds brewing! 

Transmission From the Punk Universe: A Fat Wreck

October 28, 2016

Because we all have a pair of checkered Vans under our beds somewhere…admit it!!!

Decibel Subscription Days Re-Revisited?

October 7, 2016

Who is the cover of the December-streeting Decibel? You’re not fucked or shit outta luck if you have a Decibel subscription

Nick Bowcott to Join Grim Reaper for Two US Shows

October 5, 2016

The NWOBHM band’s original guitarist will join them for two shows in Los Angeles and Phoenix on their upcoming tour.  

Asphyx’s “Incoming Death” Strikes Today!

September 30, 2016

Embrace the death on the rack the brutal way on wings of inferno as… oh you get where we’re going with this. 

Polish Black Metal Masters Arkona Set to Release “Lunaris” This Autumn

September 30, 2016

Poland’s Arkona, not to be confused with the Russian act of the same name, is one of many great under-recognized bands from black metal second wave. Forming in 1993, the band has spend the ensuing decades creating some of the finest black metal out of eastern Europe (or anywhere else).

Get this Limited IMMOLATION Flexi Disc When You Subscribe to Decibel!

September 30, 2016

Immolation celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dawn of Possession with a re-recording of “Immolation” for the Decibel Flexi Series!

Meshuggah grace the cover of Decibel’s November issue. Advance copies available.

September 23, 2016

Our Meshuggah cover issue will hit newsstands at the end of the month, but you can always secure a copy right here.

Entombed Announce PledgeMusic Campaign for Release of Dual ‘Clandestine’ Concerts, Hint at New Material

September 21, 2016

Entombed’s dual 25th anniversary Clandestine concerts could be coming to a small screen near you. 

Get this Limited MEMORIAM (Bolt Thrower/Benediction) Flexi Disc When You Subscribe to Decibel!

August 30, 2016

Get this limited Memoriam flexi disc with an active Deluxe Decibel Subscription. But hurry, you need to sign up by Monday, September 5th at 9AM EST!

A Grind 7″ to Split Your Head Wide Open

August 26, 2016

Sunlight’s Bane and Geist are ready to drill through the Cancerous Void.

‘BLACK METAL: THE CULT NEVER DIES VOL. 1’ Now In Stock!

August 26, 2016

Copies of Decibel Books’ Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies Vol. 1 have reached Decibel HQ and are shipping now!

In Flames to Release New Album ‘Battles’ in November, Debut Track ‘The End’

August 25, 2016

In Flames stand ablaze once more on November 11 with Battles. Hear the first new track NOW! 

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. 

The Neurosis Issue of Decibel Is Now Available!

August 11, 2016

Decibel dedicates an entire issue to the legendary Neurosis. Advance copies are now in our webstore.

W.A.S.P.’s 1984 Debut LP Enters the Decibel Hall of Fame

August 10, 2016

We haven’t got pictures of naked ladies lying on their beds, but we do a have a W.A.S.P. Hall of Fame induction that was YEARS in the making, 

Grimposium Presents “Doomed to Death”

August 5, 2016

Bringing metal music, film and thought together.

Warzone Debut LP Reissue of Classic NYC Hardcore On the Way

July 25, 2016

Revelation Records announce reissue of legendary Warzone debut LP this September. 

Primal Rite Sign with Revelation Records, Announce New Releases, Then Punch You in the Throat

July 14, 2016

But it’s a good punch to the throat though, like sort of you-need-to-listen-to-this-now, and you-will-be-angry-immediately-in-a-good-way, sort of thing. 

Gojira grace the cover of Decibel’s August issue. Copies available.

June 21, 2016

Gojira land their first Decibel cover with their new album Magma. 

Ex-Pyrexia Vocalist Arrested in Alleged Shooting of Three Men

June 14, 2016

Not quite our typical news associated with death metal….