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Asphyx Debut Decibel Magazine Theme Song “Deathibel”!

April 21, 2016

Hear the first new Asphyx song in four years, which also happens to be the new official Decibel theme song.

Gorguts on the cover of Decibel. Issue now available here!

April 20, 2016

Advance copies of the new Decibel, featuring our first-ever Gorguts cover story, are now available in the Decibel webstore. 

Decibel Partners with F.Y.E. to Create the Decibel Meter Collection

April 12, 2016

We’ve partnered with f.y.e. to make sure you don’t miss any of the essential extremely extreme, as picked by our staff of relentless metal maniacs.

Asphyx to release “Deathibel” via Decibel Flexi Series!

March 24, 2016

The first new Asphyx song in four years is a tribute to your favorite metal magazine… which you’ll need to subscribe to if you want this exclusive flexi disc. 

Crypt Sermon to Open Philadelphia Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 12, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Horrendous to Open Baltimore Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 11, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Green Death to Open Chicago Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 10, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Choosing Death Fest: Grimposium Guests & Events Announced

February 9, 2016

Before the inaugural Choosing Death Fest on April 16 at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer, Vivek Venkatesh (Grimposium) and Decibel editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian are pleased to announce a special, separate ticketed event prior to the show, just a five-minute walk from the venue.

False to Open Minneapolis Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 9, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

Khemmis to Open Denver Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 8, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST.

Victims to Open Portland Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 5, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST. 

 

BLK OPS To Open Austin Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 3, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST.

Inferion to Open Atlanta Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 2, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST.

Absu to Open Charlotte Date of 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour

February 1, 2016

From February 1 until February 12, we’ll be announcing regional openers for select dates of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour every day at noon EST.

Morrisound in Motion: Tom and Jim Seek New Lair

January 25, 2016

Upon learning that Tom and Jim Morris have been in the process of downsizing their operation, we at Decibel had to get all the dirt straight from the Morrisource.  We tracked down Tom Morris for his thoughts on the move and his studio’s past and future in the industry.

Where Was Metal in 1991?

January 19, 2016

Decibel is fueled by love for metal’s storied history, and we’re taking our responsibility as historians to the next level with the inaugural Decibel Yearbook, celebrating all things 1991. 

Last Chance for a Metal Xmas!

December 18, 2015

Procrastination is natural. Especially when it comes to holiday shopping. But the clock is perilously close to zeroes. It’s now or never to jump on Decibel‘s Under the Tree, Under the Wire holiday special, which will expire TODAY, December 18 at noon EST. 

Decibel Magazine Announces Lineup for Choosing Death Fest!

December 16, 2015

In celebration of Decibel Books’ revised and expanded edition of Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore, we’ve lured eight killer death/grind bands to the one-day extreme music event of 2016

Black Friday Deal: Get a FREE Issue of Decibel!

November 27, 2015

Here at Decibel, we refer to today’s annual testament to consumerism as Extra-Black Friday. So, we’re happy to brighten the day for our metalhead brothers and sisters.

Breaking: Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2015!

November 19, 2015

Read ’em and rejoice and weep and whatever else you feel like doing! 

Lineup + Dates for the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour Revealed!

November 16, 2015

North America’s premiere extreme music tour is back! This spring, the fifth annual Decibel Magazine Tour continues to bring you the most eclectic metal bill on the planet.

What Legendary Record Inspired Decibel’s New T-Shirt?

October 22, 2015

Black metal and death metal wouldn’t be what they are today without legendary Swiss warriors Hellhammer, who would evolve into Celtic Frost. So, what better record to reference on a Decibel shirt than their iconic 1983 demo, Triumph of Death

Free Digital Trial Issue for iPhone/iPad Now Available

September 11, 2015

Featuring highlights from the August – October issues, the free digital trial issue is available through the Decibel app on the iPad/iPhone.  

Chronicles of Chaos: 20-Year-Old Extreme Webzine Halts the Charge Today

August 14, 2015

Said Gino Filicetti, founder of the magazine, on their decision, “It is with a heavy heart that we came to this decision, but the timing seemed right given the changing face of metal journalism. Chronicles of Chaos was always dedicated to thoughtful, long form articles that put more emphasis on quality and insight than on scooping everyone else.

My Dying Bride Heralds Early Winter in October Decibel

August 14, 2015

Misery loves company, so October’s Decibel lays out the welcome mat for some big name first-time cover stars: legendary U.K. death/doom powerhouse My Dying Bride.

Is Ghost’s Third Album Their Best Yet?

July 17, 2015

They count James Hetfield, Phil Anselmo, Fenriz and Nergal among their fans. No pressure, right? Not for cloaked Swedish occultists Ghost, who should only expand their global dominance with third album Meliora

Refused Are Fucking Alive! Cattle Decap Wish Everyone Else Wasn’t!

June 19, 2015

Seventeen years after they foretold The Shape of Punk to Come, Refused have delivered just that in the form of Freedom. The Swedish post-hardcore legends are back with a vengeance, and Decibel has the inside story on their unlikely reformation.