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Track Premiere: Craft ‘The Cosmic Sphere Falls’

April 11, 2018

Swedish cultists Craft redefine black metal on new track, “The Cosmic Sphere Falls.”

Interview: Damian Herring of Subterranean Watchtower Studios/Horrendous

April 11, 2018

Damian Herring of Horrendous reveals his approach to engineering killer death metal with Subterranean Watchtower Studios.

Kingdoms Regained: Mortiis On His Reissued “Era 1” Book

April 10, 2018

Occasioned by the finally widely available and expanded reissue of his book, Secrets of My Kingdom: Return to Dimensions Unknown, we present an exclusive and candid interview with the godfather of dungeon synth, Mortiis.

Premiere + Interview: Garroted – ‘Of Damnation and Abyssal Terrors’

April 6, 2018

Stream the latest work from Demo:listen alumnis Garroted now, and get to know one of the hardest working, new death metal bands in the country.

Exclusive Excerpt: How Randy Blythe Joined Burn the Priest

April 5, 2018

Read an exclusive excerpt from Decibel’s May 2018 cover story detailing frontman Randy Blythe’s decision to join the Burn the Priest ranks in the mid-1990s. 

Track Premiere: Deiquisitor – “Planetary Devastation”

March 30, 2018

Stream an exclusive new track from the ludicrously pummeling new full length from Danish deathmasters, Deiquisitor.

Interview with French Black Metal Apostates Glorior Belli

March 29, 2018

Next week sees the release of The Apostates, the seventh album by Parisian black metal shapeshifters, Glorior Belli, a band with a history reaching back over 15 years when they came to life as a Norwegian worshipping whirlwind. With time has come change as band leader Billy Bayou – also known by the less swampy…

Full EP Stream: Sentient Horror – ‘The Crypts Below’

March 28, 2018

Sentient Horror once again lead old-school Swedeath fans through a Lovecraftian pathway between New Jersey and Stockholm on their new EP, The Crypts Below.

Q&A and Track Premiere with Russian Post-Rockers Aesthesys

March 15, 2018

Shining a spotlight on Moscow’s classically informed, melancholic post-rockers and their second album, Achromata.

Video Premiere: Thorium – ‘Maniac’

March 9, 2018

Scandinavian death metallers Thorium and born again in blasphemy. Check out their first new recording in a decade!

Track Premiere: Grave Upheaval – ‘II’

March 6, 2018

Stream a new Grave Upheaval song and get buried in an avalanche of obscure and utterly devastating Australian death doom.

Samhain Tribute Track Premiere: Midnight- “Mother of Mercy”

March 2, 2018

Check out Midnight’s cover of “Mother of Mercy,” from the Samhain tribute album, “We All Want Our Time in Hell.”

Interview: Septic Tank’s Lee Dorrian on How Music Shaped Him

March 1, 2018

Lee Dorrian discusses his band Septic Tank and the impact hardcore punk had on his life.

Full Album Stream: Bleach Birth – “Hatching Inside the Womb”

February 28, 2018

Mysterious one-man punk/death rock project Bleach Birth have conceived another killer record with Hatching Inside the Womb.

Rank & Defile: Ivar Bjørnson Orders Enslaved’s Albums from Worst to Best

February 15, 2018

In celebration of the start of the seventh incarnation of the Decibel Magazine Tour, Enslaved creative force Ivar Bjørnson ranks the band’s albums from worst to best.

The Sounds of Perseverance: An Interview with Taken’s Ray Harkins

February 15, 2018

An interview with Taken vocalist and issue #162 Reader of the Month, Ray Harkins

How Denver Post-Hardcore Brawlers Fathers Found Their Fighting Spirit

February 14, 2018

Are you mad as hell and not going to take it anymore? Denver’s Fathers is here to help.

Track Premiere: Myrkraverk – ‘Hyllest! Reia!’

February 6, 2018

Stream a song from the highly anticipated debut album by true Norwegian black metal torchbearers, Myrkraverk, featuring Enslaved’s Grutle Kjellson now.

Track Premiere: Veiled – ‘Enshrouded’

February 2, 2018

Lose yourself in a new song from Pennsylvanian black metal duo, Veiled.