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Full Album Premiere: Phantom Fire – “Return of the Goat”

April 19, 2021

Norwegian duo Phantom Fire, featuring members of Gaahls Wyrd and Aeternus, boogie into darkness like Venom, Bathory, and early Metallica. New EP streaming only at Decibel!

Memphis Grindcore Collective Knoll on Physical Media, New Material & Performing at Roadburn

April 13, 2021

Catching up with Knoll drummer James Eubanks in the wake of their first pressing of Interstice selling out and before their upcoming appearance at this weekend’s Roadburn Redux

Track Premiere: Solstice “Ignite”

April 12, 2021

Florida death/thrash legends Solstice spark personal resolve on new track “Ignite.” Streaming faster and harder at Decibel!

Health Awaits: Cro-Mags’ Harley Flanagan on Being In the Best Shape of His Life at 54

April 7, 2021

Welcome to Health Awaits, a new Decibel column devoted to fitness. For this first installment, we speak with Harley Flanagan of hardcore punk pioneers Cro-Mags.

Track by Track: Feculent – ‘The Grotesque Arena’

March 31, 2021

Australian death metal newcomers Feculent share a track by track breakdown of their filthy debut EP, The Grotesque Arena.

Track Premiere: Ifrinn – “Caledonian Black Magick”

March 29, 2021

Mysterious Scotland-based outfit Ifrinn ignite the black flame within on new track “Caledonian Black Magick.” Streaming in peaty black only at Decibel!

EP Stream: Canadian Newcomers Abjection Deliver Death Metal Hell

March 25, 2021

Check out a full stream of the debut EP from Canada’s death metal crew Abjection!

Nancy Barile’s Soundtrack for Punk Rock Rebellion

March 24, 2021

Writer/award-winning educator/hardcore punk trailblazer Nancy Barile curates an eclectic, vivifying playlist to mark the release of her stellar new memoir “I’m Not Holding Your Coat.

Full Album Premiere: Witchseeker ‘Scene of the Wild’

March 22, 2021

Singaporean heavy metal warriors Witchseeker wage war on mediocrity with new album, Scene of the Wild. Streaming horns up at Decibel!

Video Premiere: Yossi Sassi & Oriental Rock Orchestra (ft. Mats Levén) — “Hear and Dare”

March 17, 2021

Orphaned Land mastermind Yossi Sassi invites you to hear some new sonic wildness…if you dare.

Full Album Premiere: Kankar ‘Dunkle Millennia’

March 15, 2021

Germany-based black metal duo Kankar posit a crucially dark message on new album, Dunkle Millennia. Full album streaming in vanta black only at Decibel!

Album Stream: Getting Tipsy on WitchTit’s “Intoxicating Lethargy”

March 11, 2021

Hear Intoxicating Lethargy, the debut album by not-as-cold-as-you’ve-been-led-to-believe doomsters WitchTit!

Exclusive Stream: Merauder — “94 Demo”

March 10, 2021

Revisit the apprentice killer days of metallic hardcore innovators Merauder.

Track Premiere: Nekkrofukk “Devil’s Blood Injekktion”

March 8, 2021

Polish black metallers Nekkrofukk summon the goat-demon on new doomy track “Devil’s Blood Injekktion.” Death and destruction streaming only at Decibel!

Track Premiere: Demons — “Play Acting Virtue”

March 3, 2021

Norfolk, Virginia’s Demons have got your metal-tinged noise groove fix right here with a smoldering new track “Play Acting Virtue.”

Track Premiere: Abigorum – “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig”

March 3, 2021

Epic blackened doom wraithbringers Abigorum open hell’s gates with the lyric video for their new track, “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig.”

Track Premiere: Spellforger – “Lord of Possession”

March 1, 2021

Indonesian thrashers Spellforger murder the front row on new song “Lord of Possession”. Streaming faster and louder only at Decibel!

Watch Members of Napalm Death, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Child Bite & Yakuza Cover Cardiacs

February 25, 2021

Dan “Chewy” Mongrain, Dave Witte, Shane Embury, Bruce Lamont, Christian Doble and a host of other metal and punk luminaries pay tribute to the Cardiacs‘ “Tarred and Feathered” with an assist from bassist Jim Smith!

EP Premiere: Venomous — “Tribus”

February 24, 2021

Rising Brazilian melodic death metallers Venomous aren’t about to stay in their subgenre lane for this diverse, killer new EP.

Track Premiere: Moral Collapse – “Denier of Light”

February 24, 2021

Old school death metal innovators Moral Collapse unleash the lyric video for their darkness-summoning single “Denier of Light.”

Requiem Metal Podcast Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Neurosis’ ‘Through Silver in Blood’ With Four-Part Series

February 22, 2021

Veteran metal podcasters Jason Hundey and Mark Rudolph record a 10-hour, guest-filled deep dive into Neurosis‘ game-changing 1996 record Through Silver in Blood.

Return of the (Hardcore) King: Parris Mayhew Summons “Chaos Magic”

February 17, 2021

Thirty years after summoning modern hardcore into existence with the Cro-Mags’ debut, Parris Mayhew is back with some new face-blasting alchemy.

Album Premiere: Upon the Altar – ‘Absid ab Ordine Luminis’

February 17, 2021

Polish hostiles Upon the Altar release their debut LP of devastating blackened death, Absid ab Ordine Luminis.