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Full Album Premiere: Noroth – ‘It Dwells Amongst Us’

March 30, 2020

Check out the punishing debut from crusty and doomed Seattle death trio Noroth.

Album Premiere: Freeways ‘True Bearings’

March 30, 2020

Canadian heavy metal/hard rock quartet Freeways twin leads their way into our hearts with new album, True Bearings. Streaming now in full at Decibel.

Resurrecting the Dragon: The Forgotten Gems of Late Era Dio

March 25, 2020

Ten years after his untimely death, the late era Ronnie James Dio albums are finally getting a bit of respect — and the deluxe reissue treatment. Here’s your roadmap.

Full Album Stream: Angerot – ‘The Divine Apostate’

March 25, 2020

Death metal faction Angerot ascend from Swedeath homage to the outer limits of imagination on their striking new LP, The Divine Apostate.

Intimations of Immortality: An Interview with Wilderun

March 24, 2020

A lengthly interview with Boston’s Wilderun, arguably the finest, most professional-sounding unsigned metal band on the damn planet.

Album Premiere: Midas ‘Demo Tapes’

March 23, 2020

Throwback metallers Midas unleash Demo Tapes from their Midwest home of Detroit. New album Demo Tapes streaming now at Decibel.

Visual Violence: Trailblazing Director Drew Stone on his Crucial, Scene-Defining Music Videos

March 18, 2020

Meet director Drew Stone, the visionary filmmaker who helped hardcore claw its way out of the underground in the early ’90s.

Video Premiere: Temple of Void “Self-Schism”

March 12, 2020

Michigan-based death metallers Temple of Void unveil new video “Self-Schism,” off new album The World that Was. Where? Only Decibel Magazine.

Track Premiere: Eternal Returns — “Dreaded Chains of Obscurity”

March 11, 2020

Get your life-birth-death metal liberation on with this fiery Prometheus-themed track courtesy Thane, India’s Eternal Returns.

Full Album Stream: Sign of Evil – ‘Psychodelic Horror’

March 11, 2020

Chilean solo project Sign of Evil emerges from the shadows armed with blackened riffs on the debut EP Psychodelic Horror.

Looking Back on 25 Years of the ‘Nordic Metal: A Tribute To Euronymous’ Compilation with Typhon

March 10, 2020

On the eve of the Mayhem-headlined Decibel Magazine Tour, Necropolis’ founder provides an in-depth interview on the greatest black metal comp ever, Nordic Metal: A Tribute To Euronymous.

Track Premiere: Drain — “Hyper Vigilance”

March 9, 2020

Get ready to circle(pit) the Drain or be washed out with the rest of the poseurs.

Video Premiere: Graf Orlock – “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood”

March 9, 2020

Californian grindcore cinephiles Graf Orlock summon Steven Seagal’s shadow-world doppleganger in the video for their bone-crunching new single, “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood.”

Deathwhite’s Five Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh

March 9, 2020

Pittsburgh-based melodic doom act Deathwhite reveal the Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh. New album, Grave Image, is out now on Season of Mist.

Video Premiere: Kari Rueslåtten “Sørgekåpe”

March 8, 2020

Norwegian singer Kari Rueslåtten (ex-Third And The Mortal, ex-Storm) is readying her new album, Sørgekåpe, with a stunning blue tune “Sørgekåpe”.

Video Nasties’ Killer Death ‘n’ Roll “Dominion”

March 4, 2020

Horror cinema obsessed melodic death ‘n’ rollers Video Nasties take you behind the scenes of the band’s wild full-length debut.

Hear Exclusive New Satan Song “Twelve Infernal Lords” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 4, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Satan flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track written and recorded for the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Album Stream: Beast of Revelation ‘The Ancient Ritual of Death’

March 2, 2020

Death-doom power trio Beast of Revelation, featuring Bob Bagchus, A.J. van Drenth and John McEntee, stream their debut full-length, The Ancient Ritual of Death here.

Cirith Ungol to Release Exclusive Song “Brutish Manchild” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

February 27, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 2 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from heavy doom metal legends Cirith Ungol.

Track Premiere: O Zorn! Explores Side Effect Darkness on “Your Killer”

February 27, 2020

Check out the title track from these non-John Zorn worshipping doomsters’ new album, “Your Killer.”

Video Premiere: KillKount — ‘Memento Mori’

February 26, 2020

India’s metal and hardcore scenes are thriving. With their powerful debut full-length, brutal tech-death outfit KillKount are primed to take it to the next level.

Track Premiere: Enepsigos ‘Confess’

February 24, 2020

Norwegian black metallers Enepsigos summon new track, “Confess,” from the bottom of the pit of Hell. Decibel bravely streams “Confess” as the world burns in response.

Video Premiere: Thanatos “The Silent War”

February 18, 2020

Dutch death metal legends Thanatos premiere new video, “The Silent War,” off new album, Violent Death Rituals. Out April in the U.S. on Listenable Records!

Full Album Stream: Mimorium ‘Blood of Qayin’

February 17, 2020

Finnish black metallers Mimorium have unveiled the melody-driven and blood-drawing majesty of Blood of Qayin. Listen to the entire album only at Decibel!

Gasping for Hair: Hard Rock Trailblazer Mark Knight on the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Bang Tango

February 12, 2020

In the inaugural edition of Gasping For Hair — a new column devoted to the classics of hard rock, hair metal, glam, and other heavy metal adjacent subgenres — we talk to guitarist Mark Knight about one of the wildest hard rock acts ever, Bang Tango.

Q&A: Doug Moore Scratches His Weeping Sores Itch

February 10, 2020

New York-based death/doom trio Weeping Sores issued one of 2019’s best releases in False Confession. We interview lead sore, Doug Moore, in this Q&A.