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Track Premiere: Dark Numbers Go Off the Deep End with “Shallows”

May 9, 2019

“All of us come from very disparate places and try to create music somewhere in between all that.” Wrap your ears around the result, “Shallows.”

Full EP Stream: Charger – ‘Charger’

May 8, 2019

Stream the debut EP from NWOBHM-worshipping scuzzbags Charger, featuring Matt Freeman of Rancid, here today.

Track Premiere: Python “Aeons Has Fallen”

May 6, 2019

Italy-based throwback doom masters conjure up fuzzed-out terrors on new track, “Aeons Has Fallen,” from full-length, Astrological Warfare.

Track Premiere: Diagonal Path — “The Die-Off”

May 1, 2019

Freya guitarist Brendon Flynn returns with the proggy, atmosphere-heavy Diagonal Path — and we’ve got an exclusive stream of a new track.

Track Premiere: Vortex of End – “Voraciovs Egregore”

April 29, 2019

French black-death maniacs Vortex Of End unfurl new track “Voraciovs Egregore” off new album, Ardens Fvror, for storied indie Osmose Productions.

Live/Film Review: ‘Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records’

April 25, 2019

The “Experience” run of dates will have wrapped up two days before the time you read this, but if you come across Industrial Accident, it’s very worthy of your viewing time.

Track By Track: Cauldron Burial — “Amanti d’oltretomba”

April 24, 2019

Cauldron Burial is back to give you a little “love from beyond the grave” — and scare the hell out of you to boot.

Full Album Stream: American War Machine — ‘Unholy War’

April 10, 2019

Featuring an all-star line-up and a beyond pissed punk hardcore sound to back it up, American War Machine is here to wage Unholy War on your expectations.

Full EP Stream: Siculicidium ‘A Halál És Az Iránytű’

April 8, 2019

Cult Romanian black metal duo Siculicidium stream new EP, “A Halál És Az Iránytű,” on Sun & Moon Records at Decibelmagazine.com.

Death Metal Documentary Update: An Interview with The Growl‘s Cam Schwarz

March 28, 2019

Currently in the filming/interview stages, The Growl’s intent is to document the ride the genre has taken from its obscure beginnings through roller coaster-ing waves of popularity and obscurity over the years to how the scene has morphed and come full circle in the present.

Track Premiere: Shotgun Sawyer — “Son of the Morning”

March 27, 2019

Shotgun Sawyer are back with a new slab of blues-y doom and more than a bit of sympathy for the devil.

Full Album Stream: Nordjevel ‘Necrogenesis’

March 25, 2019

Norwegian black metal mob Nordjevel prepare the world for new album, Necrogenesis. Streaming now in full at Decibel Magazine.

Happy 50th Birthday, Jeff Walker (Carcass)!

March 25, 2019

Friends from Napalm Death, Paradise Lost and more share some of their favorite Jeff Walker memories as we all wish the Carcass frontman a happy Big 5-0!

Track Premiere: Florida Man — “Brain Cell”

March 20, 2019

Florida Man is out to break your face with its stellar noise punk/core track “Brain Cell.”

Wacken Metal Battle: the Biggest Battle of the Bands. Ever.

March 14, 2019

In true Wacken style, the Wacken Metal Battle really is the biggest Battle of Bands ever.

As “Gamechanger” Release Nears, Sworn Enemy’s Sal Lococo Talks 5 Tracks that Changed the Game For Him

March 13, 2019

As you wait for the first Sworn Enemy record in five years to drop, check out a new track and then jam an exclusive playlist courtesy vocalist Sal Lococo.

Track Premieres: Grind Free-Agents P.O.O.R. Release Four New Ragers

March 13, 2019

Golden State maniacs P.O.O.R. (Point Of Our Resistance) return after 6 years with a four-song glimpse into their new LP.

Track Premiere: Clowns – ‘I Wanna Feel Again’

March 12, 2019

Check out a new song, and video, from Australian punkers Clowns right here.

Full Album Stream: Meadows End – “The Grand Antiquation”

March 8, 2019

Get lost in this exclusive stream of the massive new album from Swedish symphonic melodeath outfit Meadows End.

FLASH SALE: Save 50% on ALL Back Issues This Weekend ONLY!

March 8, 2019

Over 100 back issues in the Decibel webstore are on sale now for just $3.00 each! Hurry, sale ends Sunday at midnight EST.

Track Premiere: Usurper – ‘Warlock Moon’

March 8, 2019

Check out this new banger from Chicago-based blackened thrash horde Usurper, off their new album Lords of the Permafrost.

An Update and Preview from Mexi-merican Death Grinders Rottenness

February 28, 2019

Mexican-American deathgrinders Rottenness provide an update on their new album.

Full Album Stream: LIGÆDER – ‘Den Tomme Menneskehed’

February 27, 2019

Death crust duo LIGÆDER bludgeon humanity on their debut LP, Den Tomme Menneskehed.

Full EP Stream: Pernicion – “Seek What They Sought”

February 19, 2019

Don’t get caught snoozing on this debut EP of immense atmospheric death metal from the UK’s Pernicion.

Prog Metal Futurists East of the Wall Reveal Non-Metal Influences

February 13, 2019

New Jersey’s rising prog metal force East of the Wall talk transforming non-metal influences into heaviness-multipliers.

Full Album Stream: The Old Firm Casuals “Holger Danske”

February 12, 2019

When Lars Frederiksen isn’t playing with Rancid, he’s playing with The Old Firm Casuals; here’s an exclusive stream of their new album.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Metalion Interview

February 8, 2019

Bazillion Points, the heavy metal publishing house founded by Sound of the Beast author Ian Christe, turns 10 this year. Well, last year, so we’re a little late here, but we’ve got one more entry that’s worth the wait.

(Written) Under the Sign of the Black Mark: Author Ika Johannesson On Her Swedish Metal History “Blood Fire Death”

February 6, 2019

Swedish journalist Ika Johannesson talks her fantastic and enlightening new cultural history Blood Fire Death: The Swedish Metal Story.

Track Premiere: The Foreign Resort ‘Outnumbered’

February 4, 2019

Danish post-punk power trio Foreign Resort set fire with new edit of single “Outnumbered” off the group’s new album, “Outnumbered.”