Duality Gets Strung Up, “Hanged on a Ray of Light”

November 10, 2015

Italian outfit Duality ply a trade of progressive death metal that conjures Cynic, Atheist and late-period Death. 

Sound the Horn for Forn’s New EP

November 9, 2015

We were all about sludge heavyweights Forn in 2014, as they turned heads with breakout full-length The Departure of Consciousness. The Boston five-piece just wrapped new 12-inch Weltschmerz (due out on the esteemed Gilead Media), and we’re chuffed to give you the A-side in advance: parts one and two of “Saudade.” 

Hear a Ton of Songs From Violation Wound’s New Double Album

November 9, 2015

Six ragers from Broken Idol/Elimination Time to make your Monday manic.

Party Hardly: The Body and Krieg “Celebrate Your Shame”

November 6, 2015

Noise terrorists the Body doing business with USBM mind-benders Krieg.

Bleakness Reigns on Kampfar’s “Profan”

November 6, 2015

No hope, a life of filth… this is our kind of band!

Moloken’s “Subliminal Hymns” Gets Under The Skin

November 5, 2015

Chug the afternoon away with Swedish progressive sludge outfit

Bundle Up for Tales of the Tomb’s Death Metal “Snowtown”

November 4, 2015

Serial killer-themed death metal = fun for the whole family

Revocation Rip Through “Alliance and Tyranny” Live

November 2, 2015

Two great tastes that kick fucking ass together.

Get Effed Up on Whiskey Ritual’s “Blow With the Devil”

October 30, 2015

 Whiskey Ritual take the vices up a notch with the title track to their third album, Blow With the Devil.

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo’s Pecks of the Week

October 30, 2015

Alright beak freaks, it’s that time again: time for me to spout a whole lot of horseshit about some upcoming releases that you fools should cram (or not) into your filthy ear holes soon.

Junius Offshoot Driftoff Scared Up “Modern Fear” EP

October 29, 2015

While Junius prepares their way overdue full-length follow-up to 2011’s excellent Reports From the Threshold of Death, here’s a new band featuring two members… that sounds nothing like Junius.

Full Album Stream: Birds in Row’s “Personal War”

October 29, 2015

Art-damaged French hardcore/punk envelope-pushers Birds in Row are ready to unveil their new album, Personal War.

Abigail Williams Points the Finger and the Blade on “The Accuser”

October 29, 2015

Olympia-by-way-of-Phoenix black metallers Abigail Williams are back with a vengeance. 

There Is No Dana, Only Blackened Death Metallers Xul

October 28, 2015

They will not take on the form of a giant sloar.

Low Culture With Neill Jameson: Just Broke My Glass House

October 28, 2015

Normally I don’t like to talk about myself in these things, so as not to overshadow anything else in the magazine with grand stories of a life spent being grumpy, but this month I figured I’d give it a shot in the attempt to bring clarity to things you may have heard about me.

Full Album Stream: Erimha “Thesis ov Warfare”

October 27, 2015

Montreal’s preeminent symphonic black metal collective Erimha are back with their third full-length in five years.

Eat Up: Swallow the Sun Interview and Lyric Videos from “Songs From the North I”

October 27, 2015

We asked keyboard player Aleksi Munter some questions about this stage in the band’s career, so stick around for what he had to say.  Also, be sure to check out the two videos Swallow the Sun have given us so far.

Don’t Sleep On Progressive DM Crew Deviant Process’s “Unconscious”

October 26, 2015

Lots of Quebec-based death metal premiering on ye olde Deciblog the last couple days: first Spirit of Rebellion, then Cryptopsy, now four-piece Deviant Process! The PRC Music outfit brings it in the style of dB-approved forebears Beyond Creation, Augury and Obscura, and “Unconscious” is the first single from debut full-length, Paroxysm.

Deviant Process’s “Unconscious” Is a Progressive Death Metal Knockout

October 26, 2015

Quebec City progressive death metallers Deviant Process are dropping first single “Unconscious” in advance of their debut full-length Paroxysm.

Decibel Exclusive: Xasthur Go Unplugged for First-Ever Show in L.A. (Video)

October 26, 2015

Scott Conner gave convention the middle finger on Friday night by going acoustic — and semi-country — at the first-ever Xasthur show. 

Satan’s Satyrs Drop a “Germanium Bomb”

October 26, 2015

It makes all the sense in the (under)world that a band called Satan’s Satyrs would title their new album Don’t Deliver Us

Exclusive: Win Tickets to At the Gates’ 2016 North American Tour!

October 26, 2015

Melodeath icons At the Gates have just announced dates for their 2016 North American Tour, with support from Decapitated, the Haunted and Harms Way. This is obviously a must-see, and we’re offering an exclusive opportunity to win tickets now!

Get Wood From Canyon of the Skull’s “The Path (of Bear and Wolf)”

October 26, 2015

Instrumental blackened doom duo Canyon of the Skull are primed to drop their long overdue self-titled debut.

Supergroup Contrarian Faithfully Recreate Death’s “Nothing Is Everything”

October 23, 2015

Progressive death metal supergroup Contrarian have no shortage of talented players — Nile drummer George Kollias and Mithras shredder Leon Macey among them — and those skills are well-applied in covering the legendary Death’s “Nothing Is Everything.”

Album Stream: Corrections House’ “Know How to Carry a Whip”

October 22, 2015

This group is so super, every damn letter should be in caps.

Hex Is Natural, Hex Is Fun for Curse of the North

October 21, 2015

Stoner/sludge supergroup Curse of the North does Seattle proud.

Step Into Abysmal Lord’s Red Room to Celebrate “Sabbat”

October 20, 2015

New Orleans-based blackened death-bringers Abysmal Lord are ready for their red-lit close-up.

Lock Down Some Time With Spirit of Rebellion’s “The Enslavement Process”

October 16, 2015

Quebec death metal quintet (as if there are anything other than death metal quintets in Quebec) Spirit of Rebellion are poised to deliver their third slab of OSDM, The Enslavement Process, on PRC Music.