April 19, 2018 Greg Pratt
We recently inducted Grief‘s sludgey debut album from 1994, Come to Grief, into our Hall of Fame; here’s all the interview content we had to cut out of the print version.
April 12, 2018 Greg Pratt
Revisiting The Shiver‘s one and only album, 1969’s Walpurgis.
April 11, 2018 J. Bennett
J. Bennett remembers his friend and former Cave In/Old Man Gloom/Zozobra bassist Caleb Scofield.
April 5, 2018 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Dystopia‘s 1994 masterpiece of despair and extreme experimentalism, Human = Garbage.
March 29, 2018 Greg Pratt
We revisit 1990’s incredible and groundbreaking Bride of Insect , the debut from Arizona’s Nuclear Death , and rank the songs from worst to best.
March 27, 2018 Gene Meyer
Highlighting Indonesia‘s most insane grindcore bands.
March 27, 2018 Neill Jameson
Stay vigilant and speak up, especially for those who can’t speak for themselves. We can all do better at this.
March 23, 2018 Justin Norton
Let’s imagine a world where kids can get lost in records and find themselves again. Let’s imagine a world where the bridge to adulthood doesn’t include fearing for your life.
March 22, 2018 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Will Haven‘s new album, Muerte, we wrangled up guitarist Jeff Irwin to talk about the five heavy albums that changed his life.
March 19, 2018 Neill Jameson
As a small Leviathan-affiliated record store and screenprinter are being forced out of Portland due to rising rent. Jef Whitehead and Stevie Floyd explain the importance of record stores in 2018.
March 16, 2018 J. Andrew Zalucky
When people tell you they don’t like metal, they might mean they’re not familiar with it. Here’s a way to think about getting people into music that’s new to them.
March 15, 2018 Greg Pratt
Confess vocalist/guitarist Nikan (Siyanor) Khosravi is in hiding in Turkey after the band was charged and put on death row in Iran; we caught up with him to get an update.
March 8, 2018 Nathan Carson
Revisiting Saint Vitus‘s much-maligned C.O.D.
March 8, 2018 Greg Pratt
In 1975, Dirty Tricks put out a proto-metal album that had a couple dips into proto-doom; today, we re-examine that record to see how it’s held up.
March 5, 2018 Vince Bellino
Rest in power, A389 Recordings. Here are five times the label ruled.
March 5, 2018 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson recounts another round of instances in which black metal was falsely pronounced dead.
March 1, 2018 Greg Karlowitsch
Judas Priest will hit the road without guitarist Glenn Tipton, but the band remains great in his absence.
March 1, 2018 Greg Pratt
Kreator‘s 1992 album Renewal is nowhere near as shitty, or as industrial, as you think. Let’s re-evaluate.
February 28, 2018 Kevin Stewart-Panko
Sketchy business practice or a necessary evil? Decibel examines the practice of merch cuts in extreme metal.
February 26, 2018 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson recounts various times throughout history when black metal was falsely pronounced dead.
February 22, 2018 Greg Pratt
In the early ’90s, the Cry Now, Cry Later compilations had the cream of the power violence crop; here are five times the compilation series totally ruled.
February 19, 2018 Neill Jameson
Hot Taake coming through from Krieg’s Neill Jameison.
February 15, 2018 Greg Pratt
In 1972, Jerusalem released their one and only album. And it was heavy , as we find out in the latest Primitive Origins .
February 15, 2018 Decibel Magazine
In celebration of the start of the seventh incarnation of the Decibel Magazine Tour, Enslaved creative force Ivar Bjørnson ranks the band’s albums from worst to best.
February 14, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Happy Valentine’s Day from Decibel. We like you like you, so we made you a playlist of metal love songs — light on the power ballads.
February 8, 2018 Greg Pratt
In 1991, Assück released one of the greatest grind records of all time, Anticapital . Today, we revisit it.
January 18, 2018 Greg Pratt
We finally got a Soundgarden album in our Hall of Fame in 2017; here’s a look back at that album, ranking the songs from worst to best.
January 11, 2018 Greg Pratt
When it came to mid-to-early 2000s metalcore and heavy post-hardcore, Abacus Records were on fire. Here are five times they killed it.
January 4, 2018 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Australian rockers Buffalo ‘s 1973 foray into proto-metal, Volcanic Rock .
January 2, 2018 Neill Jameson
Every artist eventually faces a bad review of their work. But a very public reaction to that review invites even more negative criticism.