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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.”

Full Album Stream: Unendlich – ‘Thanatophobia’

January 30, 2019

Baltimore black metal project Unendlich forces you to face your fears on Thanatophobia.

Long, Cold Winter: The Making of Enslaved’s ‘Frost’

January 29, 2019

Read the entirety of Enslaved Decibel Hall of Fame for their groundbreaking sophomore LP, Frost.

Full Album Stream: Blot & Bod – “Ligæder”

January 29, 2019

Check out this exclusive stream of the debut album from Scandinavian black metal trio Blot & Bod.

Full Album Stream: Örmagna “Örmagna”

January 28, 2019

Icelandic black metal newcomers Örmagna unveil their devastating self-titled debut for Portugal-based independent Signal Rex.

Track Premiere: Lucifera – ‘Pacto Pagano’

January 25, 2019

Check out this pure evil exclusive track premiere off the impending new album from Colombian demons Lucifera.

Full Album Stream: Dødsfall – ‘Døden Skal Ikke Vente’

January 22, 2019

The Norwegian black metal duo return after four years of silence with a deadly new full length. Check out the exclusive stream here.

Album Stream: Perverticon: “Wounds of Divinity”

January 21, 2019

Swedish black metal icons Perverticon will have a new album, Wounds of Divinity, out January 25th, 2019 on Iron Bonehead. Reign in death!

An Interview with Pulchra Morte

January 17, 2019

A few weeks ago, we briefly introduced you to new doom-death brightlights, Pulchra Morte. Check out our full interview with the band.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Soundtrack to the “Zombie Punks Fuck Off”-alypse

January 16, 2019

Writer/editor Sam Richard talks the wild new horror anthology Zombie Punks Fuck Off and creates an exclusive playlist to accompany it.

Full Album Stream: Noctambulist – “Atmospheres of Desolation”

January 16, 2019

Denver death metal mind-melters Noctambulist spawn nightmares on their Atmospheres of Desolation debut.

Track Premiere: Chainbreaker – ‘Lethal Desire’

January 15, 2019

Check out a new track of reckless and hard-boiled Canadian heavy metal from Chainbreaker.

Full Album Stream: Barshasketh “Barshasketh”

January 14, 2019

UK-based black metallers Barshasketh throw back to the glory days of ’90s black metal on new self-titled full-length for Germany’s W.T.C. Productions.

Track Premiere: Ravenous Death – ‘The Sinister Being’

January 8, 2019

Mexican death metallers Ravenous Death are poised to unleash their stunning debut album, and we’ve got an exclusive track premiere.