November 21, 2022 Chris Dick
Matt Pattison, brother of Anthropic and A Day of Death legend Brian Pattison, reveals plans for the Glorious Times CD (CDN Records) and Day of Death IV festival in Buffalo.
October 31, 2022 Chris Dick
Decibel lists the Top 10 Iron Maiden live albums. Which one is number 10? Heavy metal never met a better live band.
October 3, 2022 Chris Dick
Sahg madmen Mads Lilletvedt and Olav Iversen riff mightily with an exclusive track-by-track of new album, Born Demon, for Decibel.
September 26, 2022 Chris Dick
Swedish legends form The Halo Effect to bridge gaps and heal wounds. Decibel interviews vocalist Mikael Stanne.
September 5, 2022 Chris Dick
Erik Payne from Florida death-thrash combo Intoxicated riffs with Decibel. New album, Watch You Burn, is out now on Seeing Red Records.
August 24, 2022 Gus Rio
Three years on from a suicide attempt, Left To Die drummer Gus Rios discusses living a childhood dream by performing with former Death members.
July 8, 2022 Neill Jameson
Krieg frontman and Decibel columnist Neill Jameson discusses the fall of Roe v. Wade and why no one is immune from its impact.
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.
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.