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Video Premiere: BlackLab — “Forked Road”

April 22, 2020

Let Osaka, Japan “dark witch doom duo” BlackLab lead you down a strange, wild “Forked Road” to the abyss.

Video Premiere: Duskwalker – “Shadowcreeper”

April 22, 2020

Canadian death cult Duskwalker lure listeners into a brutal tale of terror in the Rabidog Films music video for “Shadowcreeper.”

Album Premiere: Warlust ‘Unearthing Shattered Philosophies’

April 20, 2020

Germany-based black-thrash quartet Warlust premiere new album, Unearthing Shattered Philosophies, at Decibel. Streaming metal madness right here!

Full Album Stream: Xenoglyph — “Mytharc”

April 15, 2020

A wild progressive black metal transmission courtesy Xenoglyph, an anonymous band hailing, apparently, from planet Extremely Extreme.

Death Angel’s Will Carroll on His Coronavirus Battle: “They Seriously Thought I Was Going To Die”

April 13, 2020

Death Angel drummer Will Carroll shares his story for the first time with Decibel about how the his harrowing battle with COVID-19 changed his life.

Album Stream: Akurion Mines Heart and Heartache on Come Forth to Me

April 9, 2020

Listen to the debut from Montreal’s Akurion, featuring present and ex members of Cryptopsy, Neuraxis and Cattle Decapitation

Track Premiere: Black Pestilence Praises Darkness and Strength with “My Will to Power”

April 9, 2020

Hail the Flesh, Black Pestilence’s sixth full-length of blackened old-school thrash and punk, is set for release on May 1.

Track Premiere: Chris Alexander — “Shock Waves”

April 8, 2020

Dark maestro Chris Alexander is back with a sexy, nightmarish new record that definitely defies quarantine.

Full Album Stream: Lord Vigo – ‘Danse de Noir’

April 8, 2020

German doom sextet Lord Vigo bring epic balladry and NWOBHM flare to their synth-soaked Blade Runner concept album Danse de Noir.

Seregor’s (Carach Angren) Top 5 Horror Movies

April 6, 2020

Carach Angren frontman Seregor lists his five favorite horror movies. Give in to his unconventional picks and the monster that is new album, Franckensteina Strataemontanus.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Rising Horror Lit Visionary Scott Cole

April 1, 2020

Philadelphia-based author and graphic designer Scott Cole writes brilliant, reality-refracting dark fiction — and has an extremely extreme heavy metal writing playlist to match.

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.