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Decibel Special Report: Online Bootlegging In Extreme Music

June 11, 2018

Cheap merchandise. Diminishing revenues for labels already under financial pressure. Death metal shower curtains and bar signs. Decibel‘s special report on how online bootlegging is hurting the extreme metal scene.

An Interview With Heavy Montreal Bookers Daniel Glick and JF Michaud

June 7, 2018

Emperor is playing this year’s Heavy Montreal. We talk to the dudes who booked them (and the other bands).

Full Album Stream: KITE – The All Penetrating Silence

June 6, 2018

Norwegian post-metal doom-bringers KITE loudly pursue a quiet place on their The All Penetrating Silence EP.

Possessed to Release Exclusive New Track via Decibel Flexi Series!

May 31, 2018

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, June 3 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Possessed flexi disc!

Save 30% This Weekend with Decibel’s Memorial Day Merch Sale!

May 25, 2018

This weekend only, save 30% on all Decibel shirts, hoodies, pint glasses and flexi boxes in our web store.

Video Premiere: Struckout’s “Queer Shit”

May 24, 2018

While Long Beach, CA-based post-hardcore menaces, Struckout may still may be a couple months out from the July 20th release of their self-titled third album, the band and its new label, Postmark Records are doing an early, full court PR press. The advance announcement was made a couple weeks ago, pre-orders are already available and…

Full Album Stream: Witchsorrow – Hexenhammer

May 23, 2018

British doom coven Witchsorrow foreshadow the world’s end on their riveting new LP Hexenhammer.

Full Album Stream: Melan Selas – “Reon”

May 22, 2018

Get your Hellenic black metal fix with this exclusive full album stream from Greece’s Melan Selas.

Album Premiere: Djevelkult “Når Avgrunnen Åpnes”

May 21, 2018

Norwegian black metallers Djevelkult stream new album “Når Avgrunnen Åpnes.”

Cutting Room: Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe & Sonic Wolves’ Kayt Vigil Talk Burn the Priest’s “Extremely Validating” First 7-inch

May 16, 2018

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe takes us on a walk down his own unique version of Memory Lane to talk his first seven-inch with Burn the Priest. Kayt Vigil of Sonic Wolves chimes in, too.

This is Metalcore & These Decibel Back Issues Are About to SELL-OUT!

May 15, 2018

These Decibel back issues from 2004 to 2006 are about to sell out. This is your last chance to complete your dB collection!

Exclusive Premiere: Occult Burial – ‘Skeletal Laughter’ 7”

May 15, 2018

Check out this exclusive full stream of the new single from Ontarian black thrashers Occult Burial now.

Studio Report: Abhorrence

May 11, 2018

Get the details on the forthcoming new material from obscure Finnish death metal gods Abhorrence.

Track Premiere: Nequient Taps Old Veins with “Cult of Ignorance”

May 10, 2018

There are many things in life that will instantly put a stupid smile on my stupider face. New material from Chicago’s Nequient is one of those things.

Full Album Stream: From Beyond – ‘The Band From Beyond’

May 9, 2018

Austin rockers From Beyond blast synths and heavy space riffs on their otherwordly LP The Band From Beyond.

Stream + Interview: Kommodus – ‘One Thousand Years of the Wolf’

May 4, 2018

Get to know Lepidus Plague, the man behind Australia’s newest black metal force, Kommodus, while you stream the follow-up to last year’s staggering demo.

Re-visiting Mouth of the Architect’s The Ties That Blind

May 3, 2018

June 15th sees the vinyl re-issue of Mouth of the Architect’s The Ties that Blind. Today, we pay our respects in comprehensive, Decibel style with drummer Dave Mann and former guitarist/vocalist Gregory Lahm.

Gone Five Years: Our Cover Story on Jeff Hanneman’s Life and Legacy

May 2, 2018

Remembering one of extreme metal’s most iconic figures, Slayer‘s Jeff Hanneman, five years after his death.

Video Premiere: Shaving the Werewolf’s “Ass Above, So Below”

April 26, 2018

The world premiere of Shaving the Werewolf’s “Ass Above, So Below” from their new album, One Way to Dick City

Track Premiere: The Lion’s Daughter ‘Die Into Us’

April 25, 2018

St. Louis-based genre-benders The Lion’s Daughter scream through ’80s horror filters on new song “Die Into Us.”

Full Album Stream: Wesenwille – I : Wesenwille

April 25, 2018

Dutch black metal philosophers Wesenwille match dystopian warnings with fiery discord on their I : Wesenwille debut.