Contest

Win a LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION to Decibel at Psychonaut Blackjack Tournament this weekend!

August 17, 2018

The Ace of Spades could mean free issues of Decibel for the rest of your life!

CONTEST: Win Test Pressings Of Kreator’s Noise Records Reissues

June 16, 2017

Contest alert: Win test pressings of Kreator‘s reissued first four albums plus full Q&A with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza.

CONTEST: Win A Pair Of Tickets To Berserker IV Fest!

March 27, 2017

We’ve got an extra extremely extreme contest alert for you: win a free pair of tickets to Berserker IV in Pontiac, Michigan, with heavy hitters like GWAR, Eyehategod, and OFF!

Contest: Dark Descent Megapack (3 LPs, 7 CDs, + Shirt!)

July 29, 2016

One email for a chance to make your collection 10 (ripping, crushing, raging, etc. etc., you get the point) entries heavier. 

The Decibel Interview: Sabbath Assembly (w/ticket contest)

July 18, 2016

We talked to David Nuss and Jamie Myers about Sabbath Assembly’s reinvention and the importance of tribe and tradition. We’re also giving away a set of tickets and shirt to their upcoming tour.

Giveaway: Win an Incantation Prizepack, Including an Autographed, Pressing NUMBER ONE of the New LP “XXV”

April 27, 2016

Win big (and blasphemous) with this Incantation prizepack giveway for the independently-released LP XXV.

GIVEAWAY: Win Two Tickets to Choosing Death Fest!

April 6, 2016

What’s better than seeing Dying Fetus, Nails, Misery Index, Deceased, Noisem, Horrendous, Derkéta and Taphos Nomos in a single event? 

Seeing them for free in a single event, of course.

Less Than One Week Until the Start of the Decibel Tour Means Your Chance to Win Free Stuff!

March 11, 2016

Less than seven days out! And we’ve got shirts, posters, and tickets to give away, in addition to other (very metal) recent announcements. 

Unsigned and Unsung? Don’t Let It Bring You Down. Get Your Banner On.

January 8, 2016

Are you in an unsigned band? We’ve got a deal that’ll help get your name out there.

CD GIVEAWAY: Grab a copy of Caelestia’s “Beneath Abyss”

December 18, 2015

Here’s a chance to score something much more metal than a Rudolph sweater from Great Aunt Sylvia.

Win the new Cryptopsy EP!

November 23, 2015

Watch. Stream. Email. (Possibly) win. 

Massive Three Album Meatmen Contest!

November 19, 2015

Three of the band’s best-loved albums (Pope On A RopeToilet Slave and War Of The Superbikes II) will be released in limited run vinyl pressings from three separate labels.  Come learn how to win copies. 

Contest: Win Violation Wound’s Double Album Omnibus

November 3, 2015

Tell us what hardcore album should be inducted into the HOF next, win an album. Good deal!

Exclusive: Win Tickets to At the Gates’ 2016 North American Tour!

October 26, 2015

Melodeath icons At the Gates have just announced dates for their 2016 North American Tour, with support from Decapitated, the Haunted and Harms Way. This is obviously a must-see, and we’re offering an exclusive opportunity to win tickets now!

Win a 3-CD prize pack of new releases from Cruz Del Sur

September 4, 2015

Before checking out for the long weekend, enter for a chance to win three new CDs of doom, occult, heaviness, kings, hammers, and more kings, courtesy of Cruz Del Sur.

CONTEST: Win the Limited, Hardcover Edition of Swedish Death Metal!

July 13, 2015

In January of 2009 Decibel named Swedish Death Metal book of the year. Staff-writer Chris Dick contributed the following calculation: “2.6 pounds of 100% gold is worth $30,588. At the same weight, Swedish Death Metal is probably valued, for historial and personal reasons, at quite a bit more.” The new hardcover edition is even heavier, so (factoring in inflation) you have the chance to win quite a hefty sum of book with just a single email. 

CONTEST: Peter Pan Speedrock LP Giveaway

July 6, 2015

No, a fairy in a green dress is not a part of the contest.

Contest: Psychomancer's EP "Inject the Worms"

April 16, 2015

Last week we featured “Bastards Burn” from the new Psychomancer EP Inject the Worms. If one song wasn’t enough for you, good-guy record label Orchestrated Misery is giving away FIVE copies of this bludgeoning EP. Email us at db_contest@decibelmagazine.com with just what exactly you think a Pyschomancer is, and we’ll pick five lucky metalheads to…

CONTEST: The Wounded Kings

March 19, 2015

It’s been a pretty good stretch for doom lately, from Pallbearer and YOB garnering much deserved critical acclaim last year to Crypt Sermon, Elder and Brothers of the Sonic Cloth dropping strong releases already in 2015 with plenty more (Monolord!) on the way. There’s also that whole top 100 doom metal albums thing that no…

Win A Copy Of Season Of The Witch

February 18, 2015

At the beginning of the year we published an interview with author Peter Bebergal about his excellent new book Season Of The Witch: How The Occult Saved Rock and Roll. Among the topics discussed: why metal has picked up (again) on the occult approach and themes so popular in the 70s: “There’s just something about…

CONTEST: Heiress

January 22, 2015

Our friends at The Mylene Sheath are not messing around in 2015 (not that they did before). The label’s first release will be Heiress‘s sophomore effort, Of Great Sorrow, and happens to have been recorded by none other than Tad fucking Doyle. Not only should you check out a few tracks below, but don’t miss…

CONTEST: Woods of Desolation

January 15, 2015

Yesterday was a big day for music nerds, especially critics. Even though we’re already two weeks into 2015, end of the year fever never really subsides until the Village Voice’s annual Pazz + Jop poll hits. Ever wanted to know what some of your favorite Decibel scribes enjoyed most during the year? Well, now you…