Choosing Death

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.

Listen: Morbid Angel Unleash “For No Master”

November 29, 2017

You’ve read about Morbid Angel’s new album in our January issue, now get a taste of it via a new track here!

Cyber Monday Is Here! Save Up to $25 in the Decibel Store!

November 27, 2017

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

FLASH SALE: Get 20% Off ALL Decibel Book Titles!

October 13, 2017

Choosing Death, Black Metal, The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol. II and Metal Gods: A Tribute to Judas Priest are 20% off through Sunday!

Choosing Death Fest Preview

April 4, 2016

Originally printed in our April 2016 issue, get acquainted with death ahead of the big event (Choosing Death Fest, that is). 

Q&A: Director Felipe Belalcazar (Death By Metal)

March 7, 2016

One of the highlights of the upcoming Choosing Death Fest in Philadelphia this April will be the first public screening of Death By Metal, the definitive documentary on Death frontman Chuck Schuldiner. We talked to director Felipe Belalcazar.

Is Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis the Father of Grindcore?

July 10, 2015

The Dinosaur Jr shredder and Witch founder was part of seminal proto-grind band Deep Wound, and in that a critical historical figure in Choosing Death.

Choosing Death Is Out Today! Enjoy This Exclusive Excerpt!

April 13, 2015

The revised and expanded (essentially) 10-year anniversary edition of dB editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian’s Choosing Death is officially available today! One-hundred new pages of content over three new chapters, entailing over 50 new interviews, and brand new Dan Seagrave cover art. To celebrate, here’s an excerpt of all new material! In the fall of 1990, Carcass and Death embarked on a…

Pre-Order the Revised and Expanded CHOOSING DEATH!

March 2, 2015

Originally released in 2004, Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore is widely recognized as the definitive history of its titular extreme music subgenres. Eleven years later, author Albert Mudrian, editor-in-chief of Decibel Magazine, has chosen life after death in the form of a revised and expanded Choosing Death, which boasts a…