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Exclusive EP Premiere: Dry Socket – “Cessation”

March 11, 2022

Sometimes a name perfectly encapsulates what a band sounds like. And Portland’s Dry Socket found the exact right moniker to describe their painful, impossible-to-ignore approach to hardcore punk.

Exclusive Track Premiere: Hellblind – “Hitched”

March 10, 2022

Former Pitchshifter bassist, Mark Clayden, delivers some serious groove to his new project, Hellblind’s, hardcore-inspired EP.

Track Premiere: As the World Dies – “Desolate”

March 9, 2022

U.K. death metal antagonists As the World Dies premiere their new single, “Desolate.” Album out on March 25.

Exclusive EP Premiere: Jesus Wept – ‘Psychedelic Degeneracy’

March 8, 2022

Motor City quartet Jesus Wept tune in, turn on and drop some serious Carcass-inspired death ’n’ roll on their new EP.

Track Premiere: Come to Grief – ‘Life’s Curse’

March 8, 2022

Hear doom heavyweights Come to Grief unleash the first single form their debut full-length album, When the World Dies, out May 20, via Translation Loss.

Track Premiere: Berthold City — “Out of Darkness”

March 2, 2022

Featuring members of Strife, World Be Free, and Internal Affairs, Berthold City brings the straight edge hardcore fire to lead us “Out of Darkness.”

Album Premiere: Hellfrost and Fire – ‘Fire, Frost and Hell’

March 2, 2022

Claim your own hot or cold spot in hell and blast the debut album from death metal demons Hellfrost and Fire. Stream it now before the album’s March 18th release.

Track Premiere: Old Spirit “Snow Leopard”

February 28, 2022

Multi-instrumentalist Jason Hartman (Vanishing Kids, Night Eyez, Jex Thoth) weirds out heavily in Old Spirit. Streaming “Snow Leopard” now!

Full Album Premiere: An Evening Redness – ‘An Evening Redness’

February 24, 2022

Hear An Evening Redness conjure up a desert-dwelling American soundscape that fuses the best elements of drone into a soaring masterpiece.

Fall and Rise: Eddie Leeway Takes On Cancer

February 23, 2022

Eddie Sutton of metallic hardcore crossover underground royalty Leeway continues to battle an aggressive cancer. Here’s the latest update and how you can help.

Track Premiere: Hellbore – “All Men Are Created Evil”

February 23, 2022

Tech death duo Hellbore banish us to the underworld in their sinister new track, “All Men are Created Evil.”

Video Premiere: Helsott – ‘I’ll Make Ya Famous’

February 21, 2022

California’s Helsott are here to grace your unholy President’s Day off are with their new official video for “I’ll Make Ya Famous.”

Full Album Premiere: Venator – ‘Echoes from the Gutter’

February 21, 2022

Austrian heavy metallers Venator stream new steel-studded album Echoes From the Gutter out soon on Dying Victims Productions.

Track Premiere: Twisted Tower Dire ‘The Reflecting Pool’

February 17, 2022

American power metal stalwarts Twisted Tower Dire dig up old bones on ‘Reflecting Pool’ from Crest of the Martyrs Demos (Nameless Grave).

EP Premiere: Masakre – ‘Morbid Extinction’

February 16, 2022

Indonesian deathcrust cult Masakre light the globe on fire with their Morbid Extinction EP. Out from Pulverized Records on February 18th.

No Allegiance: GGT Records On the Rise

February 16, 2022

GGT Records brings the non-denominational hardcore punk fire with its opening salvo of releases.

Dan Swanö on STEEL, the Short-Lived Supergroup With Members of Opeth and Edge of Sanity

February 16, 2022

Producer legend Dan Swanö tells the story of Steel, the obscure heavy metal supergroup he formed with Opeth members during the recording of their Morningrise LP.

Track Premiere: Charger – “Summon the Demon”

February 15, 2022

Hear Rancid bassist, Matt Freeman, lead his speed metal trio Charger through a rampaging track from their upcoming debut LP.

Track Premiere: PYLAR – ‘La Caída’

February 15, 2022

Hear Spanish doom collective PYLAR drop a droning 16-minute masterpiece from full-length Abymos

“You Ever Go By The Name H. R. Giger?”: Inside The Dead Kennedys’ ‘Frankenchrist’ Album Art Raid

February 14, 2022

Author Patrick O’Neil worked at Alternative Tentacles at the time of the Dead Kennedys’ Frankenchrist raid. The following is an excerpt from his upcoming memoir, Anarchy At The Circle K, about his years as a punk roadie in the early to mid-’80s.

Full Album Stream: Karmanjaka – “Gates of Muspel”

February 10, 2022

Hear the folk-inspired third album, inspired by the Poetic Edda, from progressive Swedish black metal quintet Karmanjaka.

Video Premiere: Entering the Final, Final Frontier With Red Fiction’s “Clone 13”

February 10, 2022

Brass-heavy metallers Red Fiction ask the age-old question: “What happens if the last human to escape the Earth he just destroyed was judged by soul-sucking Aliens?”

Album Premiere: Shield of Wings – ‘Unfinished’

February 9, 2022

Chicago symphonic metal guardians Shield of Wings uncage their soaring first LP, Unfinished. Out February 11th.

Pre-Order ARCH ENEMY’s New Album, ‘Deceivers,’ on Exclusive Color Vinyl ONLY From Decibel!

February 4, 2022

We’ve got 300 copies of the Decibel exclusive “Translucent Emerald Green” color vinyl of the new Arch Enemy album Deceivers available NOW for pre-order!

Exclusive Track Premiere: Dawnrider – “The Final Call”

February 3, 2022

Hear Portuguese vets Dawnrider channel a classic doom vibe on this bleak new track from their fourth album.

Track Premiere: Hourglass — “Consumed”

February 2, 2022

Double your (dis)pleasure: The legendary Immigrant Sun Records returns and resurrects stellar 90s noisecore act Hourglass for a “Complete Discography.”