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Track Premiere: Vulnere — “And They Fall”

August 12, 2020

Rising Portland, Oregon death metallers Vulnere mine some of the greatest extremely extreme ore of yore for killer track “And They Fall.”

Track Premiere: Theotoxin “Prayer”

August 10, 2020

Austrian black metal quintet Theotoxin unveil new track, “Prayer,” off the group’s new album, Fragment: Erhabenheit. Streaming in darkness only at Decibel!

Necrot Cover Artist Marald Van Haasteren Explains ‘Mortal’’s Cover Art

July 27, 2020

The Story of the Eye: Marald Van Haasteren explains the harrowing race to complete Mortal’s cover art.

Pre-Order This Decibel-Exclusive LP Color of the New Napalm Death Album NOW!

July 24, 2020

Pre-order the Decibel exclusive de-weaponised steel and black swirled vinyl color of Napalm Death‘s new LP Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism now!

Ragnar Sverrisson’s (Helfró) Top 5 Tourist Sites Not for Tourists

July 20, 2020

Icelandic black metal duo Helfró have the self-titled album reissued by Season of Mist. Ragnar Sverrisson tours the country’s Top 5 Tourist Sites Not for Tourists.

Track Premiere: Sheenjek—”Monkey Brains”

July 15, 2020

Ready for some stoner post-punk psych rock to help you get in touch with your inner simian? Sheenjek is here to oblige with the raucous “Monkey Brains.”

Decibel Presents Get Behind the Mask: An Online Gallery of Metal Musicians in Support of Public Health

July 10, 2020

In a concerted effort to break stigmas and stress its universal importance to metalheads worldwide, Decibel gathered over 140 musicians in support of wearing masks to help end the novel coronavirus and expedite the return of live extreme music.

Depraved Indifference No More: Earth Crisis’ Scott Crouse on the “Salvation of Innocents” Reissue

July 8, 2020

Earth Crisis guitarist Scott Crouse talks about the reissue of the epic 2014 animal liberation-themed Salvation of Innocents in this pandemic moment.

Album Premiere: Meridian Dawn ‘The Fever Syndrome’

July 6, 2020

Meridian Dawn, featuring Finnish and Greek band members, drops new album, The Fever Syndrome, on Seeing Red Records. Streaming in arpeggiated full only at Decibel!

Inter Arma To Release “ Hallucinatorium” via the Decibel Flexi Series

July 2, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, July 6 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Richmond crushers Inter Arma.

Track Premiere: Same Gods — “In Circles”

July 1, 2020

Worship at the altar of post-hardcore powerhouse Same Gods via the melody-tinged incantation “In Circles.”

Q&A: Jari Lindholm & Alejandro Lotero (Exgenesis) Play With Fire

June 29, 2020

Decibel talks origins and fire with Exgenesis duo Jari Lindholm and Alejandro Lotero. New album, Solve et Coagula, out now!

Track Premiere: Dkharmakhaoz – “Ascension”

June 25, 2020

Belarus-based black metal duo Dkharmakhaoz drop a karmic demon on new track, “Ascension.” Streaming in full at Decibel while the world succumbs to fiery entropy.

Track Premiere: Places Around the Sun — “Lost I Am Found”

June 24, 2020

Libson, Portugal’s Places Around the Sun is here to take you to the heavy desert stoner rock oasis. Now, drink.

1995: The Year in Not-So-Metal Heaviness

June 17, 2020

1995 wasn’t merely a great year for the extremely extreme — it was also an amazing trip around the sun for metal-adjacent music.

Album Premiere: The Path of Memory ‘Hell is Other People’

June 15, 2020

Switzerland-based death rock/post-punk outfit The Path of Memory finds joy in division on new album, Hell is Other People. Streaming in full only at Decibel!

Video Premiere: ILS — “No Luck”

June 10, 2020

Portland noise rockers ILS bring you a bouquet of zero-leaf clovers with “No Luck.”

Vreid Announce “In the mountains of Sognametal” Live Session

June 8, 2020

The Norwegian melodic black metal Vreid outfit announce their upcoming stream live from the fjords of their homeland this Saturday, June 13th at 3 PM EDT.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Gregory Bastianelli’s Heavy Metal Inspired Horror Novels

June 3, 2020

New Hampshire horror novelist Gregory Bastianelli reveals the extremely extreme sonic foundations of his latest blood-soaked supernatural opus “Snowball.”