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Demo:listen: Deathwomb

September 22, 2017 Dutch Pearce

On this week’s Demo:listen we’re under the spell of Spain’s latest black-death diabolists, Deathwomb.

Full Album Stream & Interview: Expander – “Endless Computer”

September 19, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Plug into this exclusive stream of Endless Computer, the debut full length from Austin’s interdimensional crossover troublemakers, Expander.

Wolves in the Throne Room: Interview Outtakes

September 19, 2017 Daniel Lake

Less than a week before the full release of Thrice Woven, find out what else Wolves in the Throne Room had to say about their latest work.

Track Premiere: Scour – ‘Red’

September 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from Scour featuring current and former members of Pantera, Down, Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Misery Index!

Demo:listen: Void Tendril

September 15, 2017 Dutch Pearce

On this week’s Demo:listen we bring you the world premiere of a crushing blackened doom band from the UK called Void Tendril.

Full Album Stream: Dead is Dead’s Constraints of Time

September 14, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

Dead is Dead write patient songs with a metallic edge with a slight lean towards the darker side of post rock.

Track Premiere: Low Estate “Masked Illusion” (Featuring Dwid from Integrity)

September 13, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Check out a visceral, disquieting slab of blackened metallic hardcore courtesy Low Estate, featuring guest vocals from Dwid Hellion of Integrity

From the Dead Gray Ashes: An Interview with Harvey Milk

September 13, 2017 Sean Frasier

Harvey Milk are back with new uncompromising sludge/noise and a new outlook on fan interaction.

Track Premiere: Tetragrammacide – ‘Hyperspatial Mandala of Intuitive Latencies / Prognosticators of Transyuggothian Metareasoning’

September 12, 2017 Dutch Pearce

An exclusive preview of the first two tracks from one of, if not the most extreme record of the year. If you’ve not heard them before, proceed with caution. West Bengal’s Tetragrammacide will liquefy your brain.

Interview With Dead Cross: The Raw Materials Version

September 7, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

Here, you get to read the full complement of questions and answers with Dead Cross that was the forerunner to what made it to print in the October issue.

Argus: Full Interview With Butch Balich

September 5, 2017 Daniel Lake

Argus will release their fourth full-length record this week. Get in here and find out all about it.

Singing About What You Know: The Top 5 Songs In Which Raw Power Reference Themselves

August 31, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

We present the top five songs in which Raw Power discusses Raw Power.

All Out War Record Exclusive New Song for Decibel Flexi Series!

August 31, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Get an active deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, September 4 at 10 AM EST and our 83rd entry into the ever-expanding Decibel Flexi Series is yours. Miss it and be condemned to suffer without it.

Streaming: Remixed ’80s Cult Classics From Holland’s Highway Chile

August 31, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

We unearthed some seriously obscure NWOBHM-era Dutch metal that’s finally been remixed and reissued 30-plus years after it was originally released.

The Top Five Sick Sets the Dudes From Plaque Marks Have Seen Working at Philly Venue Kung Fu Necktie

August 30, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Future noise rock royalty Plaque Marks discuss soaking up the dissonance at Philly heavy music oasis Kung Fu Necktie.

Mosh Pit Mishaps and the S-Word: An Interview with Akercocke

August 30, 2017 Sean Frasier

British extreme metal experimentalists Akercocke speak about comeback record Renaissance in Extremis and more in an extended interview.

Matt Harvey on Why You Can’t Censor NSBM or Those Who Distribute It

August 28, 2017 Decibel Magazine

The Exhumed frontman addresses the recent Hells Headbangers controversy with a considered (if perhaps unpopular) response.

Track Premiere: Spirit Adrift – ‘Starless Age (Enshrined)’

August 28, 2017 Albert Mudrian

What may be the doom album of 2017 is coming in October, but you can hear a brand new track from it right now.

Deconstructing the Doom Side of the Moon: An Interview with Kyle Shutt

August 25, 2017 Decibel Magazine

Doom Side of the Moon is a doomed-out interpretation of Pink Floyd’s classic The Dark Side of the Moon. Read an interview with bandleader Kyle Shutt (The Sword) to find out what makes Doom Side tick.

Metal, Punk and Horror: An Interview with Holy Mountain Printing

August 24, 2017 Neill Jameson

Decibel talks to Holy Mountain Printing ‘s Danny Trudell about vinyl, heavy music and being an artist.

An Interview with Maim

August 22, 2017 Vince Bellino

Read an exclusive interview with Maim about writing their new album, Ornaments of Severity as a two piece.

Full Album Stream: Antichrist Siege Machine – “Morbid Triumph”

August 22, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Blast your Tuesday to unholy smithereens with this exclusive full album stream of the debut MLP from Richmond’s Antichrist Siege Machine.

Keeping It Old School: An Interview with Gods Forsaken

August 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Decibel talks to Gods Forsaken about the present and future for the old school supergroup.

Full EP Stream and Track-By-Track Commentary: Protosequence’s Biophagous

August 17, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

You obviously won’t come out of this exercise knowing the usual informational nuts and bolts about Protosequence, like their history and how they formed, but hopefully this will shine some light onto the band’s creative process.

Full Album Stream and Interview: The Convent Horror of Attic’s “Sanctimonious” Concept Album

August 16, 2017 Sean Frasier

German metal force Attic rock the convent with mystery and murder in their mercyful Sanctimonious concept record.

Track Premiere: Burn “Dead Identity”

August 9, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Check out a new track from reactivated NYHC legends Burn.

Track Premiere: Blackfinger – ‘When Colors Fade Away’

August 8, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Check out this official lyric video for the title track off the new album from ex-Trouble vocalist Eric Wagner’s psych/doom outfit, Blackfinger.

Full EP Stream: Satanize – “Death Mass Execution”

August 7, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Satanized for your protection: Hear the brand new 7” from Portugal’s beastly black grinders without having to stand and flip anything.

Gimme Radio’s Electrifying Reboot of the Heavy Metal Airways is a Game-Changer

August 7, 2017 Shawn Macomber

“I quit my job at Apple to start a metal station that sells vinyl records,” Gimme Radio founder and CEO Tyler Lenane tells Decibel. “To a lot of people that probably sounds fucking insane. But I believe in it — and I’m hoping to turn a lot of other heavy music lovers into believers, too.”…

Still Screaming After Thirty-Six Years: An Interview with Raw Power

August 3, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

A couple months ago, with an almost devil-may-care, casual shoulder shrug, one of my all-time favourite bands in the history of forever, Italian hardcore legends Raw Power, quietly released their new album. We caught up with vocalist Mauro Codeluppi to discuss growing old, not giving a shit and the time they played with G’N’R.