May 23, 2022 Chris Dick
Italy-based epic black metal soloists Nubivagant premiere ghostly new track “Into Eternal Night” at Decibel.
May 16, 2022 Chris Dick
Hypocrisy mastermind Peter Tägtgren reveals a new conspiracy brewing below the Earth’s crust on new album, Worship.
May 12, 2022 Decibel Magazine
In the wake of Trevor Strnad’s death, former Brutal Truth frontman Kevin Sharp opens up about about his own recent metal health reckoning and steps that saved him.
May 9, 2022 Chris Dick
Paul Masvidal (Cynic) finds rebirth in the Season of Mist reissue of the final Æon Spoke (Aeon Spoke) full-length.
March 14, 2022 Chris Dick
Decibel invites Belgium-based extreme heavy metallers Evil Invaders to reveal what went into new album Shattering Reflection.
February 7, 2022 Chris Dick
San Francisco-based blackened heavy metal outfit NITE list their Top 5 movies. New album, Voices of the Kronian Moon, out March 25th on Season of Mist.
December 28, 2021 Neill Jameson
In which Krieg’s frontman focuses on Grinning Death’s Head, Calvary, Pan-Amerikan Native Front and the rising new wave of American Black Metal.
October 18, 2021 Neill Jameson
The weather is changing, the leaves are turning, but it’s still been 20 years since any proper Samhain reissues. Our Neill Jameson asks Glenn Dazing, what’s up?
July 29, 2021 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson reflects on the closing of New Jersey’s legendary Vintage Vinyl and what it means for your favorite indie record store.
July 26, 2021 Decibel Magazine
Drummer/guitarist/vocalist Gus Rios pens an editorial about overcoming suicidal thoughts.
October 5, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Oceans of Slumber frontwoman Cammie Gilbert offers wise words of empathy and unity as a woman of color in a white, male-dominated scene. She is a metalhead like all of us.
August 13, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Draugr, the multi-instrumentalist of the U.S. black metal bands Galdr, Ancalagon and Obscurum, pens an op-ed on his anti-racist political awakening in underground black metal.
June 29, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Ripped to Shreds frontman Andrew Lee addresses the work that needs to be done in fighting dangerous stereotypes against Asians and Asian-Americans in underground metal.
March 16, 2020 Neill Jameson
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global economy by the hour. There are few certainties, but Krieg’s Neill Jameson offers some ways to help your favorite artists in the metal scene.
February 19, 2020 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson gathers some facts on the recent public backlash against Rage Against the Machine‘s high-priced concert tickets
December 27, 2019 Shawn Macomber
As we close out the decade, Decibel has an infernal correspondence on the demise of relevant major-label metal
September 13, 2019 Forrest Pitts
“Progress is born of doubt and inquiry. The Church never doubts, never inquires. To doubt is heresy, to inquire is to admit that you do not know—the Church does neither.” —Robert G. Ingersoll
August 14, 2019 Decibel Magazine
On the eve of his own U.S. tour, Orange Goblin frontman Ben Ward provides five pro tips that every band who is booking their own tour should practice.
May 22, 2019 Neill Jameson
Decibel columnist and Krieg vocalist Neill Jameson encourages you to maybe enjoy something good, like the end of Game of Thrones, for once in your life.
May 17, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Sizing up a review’s target relates far more to spirit than to ethics.
May 10, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Decibel contributor Forrest Pitts takes us to metal church.
May 3, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Forrest Pitts offers a little friendly and philosophical advice for a struggling metalcore band,
April 19, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Decibel contributor Forrest Pitts continues to ruminate on the inner self.
April 12, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Analyzing Sepultura through a Buddhist lens.
April 5, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Taking a deeper look at the process of writing a review.
March 29, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Considering the topic of the male gaze in heavy metal.
March 22, 2019 Forrest Pitts
It’s a long way to the top if you wanna… write about extreme metal?
March 18, 2019 Chris Dick
Eulogy time: The Trocadero, a Philadelphia music institution, to close permanently.
March 8, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Decibel contributor Forrest Pitts reflects on Opeth‘s farsightedness and ability to manipulate our collective imagination.
March 1, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Decibel contributor Forrest Pitts considers the lessons he learned from hardcore.