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Q&A: Ken Sorceron On New Chapters & Pushing Forward With Abigail Williams

January 20, 2020

Now officially a solo project Abigail Williams gets its wings on new album, Walk Beyond the Dark. Decibel chats with Ken Sorceron.

EP Stream: Putrascension’s “The Obsidian Fog”

January 16, 2020

New Jersey’s Putrascension continues the state’s contradictory nature with their new EP.

Scott Taysom’s (Cloak) Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks

January 13, 2020

Cloak guitarist/vocalist Scott Taysom gets creepy with his Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks at Decibel. Relive the horrific repetition and moody atmospheres of winter’s cruel throes with us!

Album Premiere: Kawir ‘Adrasteia’

January 6, 2020

Greek legends Kawir return with new album, Adrasteia, on Iron Bonehead Productions. Streaming in full (and with cult points) at Decibel.

Video Premiere: Morgan Rider and the Deep Dark River’s “Ignite the Tempests”

January 2, 2020

Morgan Rider and the Deep Dark River‘s new video ponders “What if Vintersorg gave the fused DNA of Peter Steele, Mina Caputo and ICS Vortex singing lessons?”

Track Premiere: Nattverd “Slakt Dem, Der De Loeper Hodeloese Rundt Baalet”

December 30, 2019

Norwegian black metallers Nattverd and Decibel unleash unholy hell on new track, “Slakt Dem,” the first track off new album, Styggdom.

Full EP Stream: Cianide – ‘Unhumanized’

December 20, 2019

After 8 long years, God-tier Chicago death/doom trio Cianide have returned with their new EP, Unhumanized.

Track Premiere: Zifir – “Empire of Worms”

December 17, 2019

Menacing Turkish black metal trio Zifir invite us to the “Empire of Worms,” from their new album, Demoniac Ethics.

Track Premiere: Revenant Marquis “Ephebiphobia”

December 16, 2019

British black metal solo outfit Revenant Marquis haunt our very souls with new track, “Ephebiphobia,” off the group’s new full-length, Youth in Ribbons.

Track Premiere: Vaeok “Souls Void”

December 9, 2019

American black metal duo Vaeok, featuring members of Sargeist, Kult ov Azazel, Nightbringer, Adaestuo and Demoncy, attack from the haunted cosmos on new self-titled EP.

Video Premiere: The Flaying Loves Quebec and Quebec Loves The Flaying

December 5, 2019

Quebec’s The Flaying visually chronicles their love for their hometown’s downtown core.

Q&A: Øystein G. Brun’s Borknagar Are Truly North From Here

November 25, 2019

Twenty-five years and 11 albums later, Norwegian progressive metallers Borknagar have found their true north on new album, True North. Founder Øystein G. Brun leads the way.

Track Premiere: Israthoum “Laetetur Cor”

November 20, 2019

Dutch black metallers Israthoum unleash hell on new track, “Laetetur Cor,” from Arrows From Below, their upcoming full-length on New Era Productions.

Track Premiere: Trépas “Rivages Sombres”

November 18, 2019

Quebec-based black metal quintet Trépas streaming new song “Rivages Sombres” at Decibel. Trépas’ new album is out December 5 on Sepulchral Productions.

Track Premiere: Death Wolf “The Sword”

November 11, 2019

Sweden-based death rockers Death Wolf, featuring Marduk members, unleash new song “The Sword.”

Track Premiere: Flamekeeper “Nomads of the World Beyond”

November 11, 2019

Italian emigre Marco S. finds home in Sweden, birthing first-wave black metal beast Flamekeeper. Check out new track “Nomads of the World Beyond” from debut mini-CD We Who Light the Fire

Video Premiere: Bather’s “Birds” Brings Blood, Boobs and Bondage

November 7, 2019

From Ohio’s Bather, a video “display of lecherously luscious violence and soul-stripping metal.”

Track Premiere: Tan Kozh “A la Gloire d’Indra”

October 31, 2019

French black metallers Tan Kozh, featuring members of Himinbjorg and Les Chants de Nihil, fire off, “A la Gloire d’Indra,” from new album, Lignages Oubliés.

Anthony Kaoteon (Death Tribe, Kaoteon) Offers Studio/Lyric Videos & Interview

October 31, 2019

The cultural, social, and geographic impasse has fueled the music of both Kaoteon and Death Tribe, who are currently ensconced in the studio working on the follow-up to this year’s Beyond Pain and Pleasure: A Desert Experiment.

Track Premiere: Avslut “Underjordens Apostlar”

October 28, 2019

Swedish violent black metallers Avslut summon the dark on new track “Underjordens Apostlar,” their first off new album, Tyranni.

EP Stream: Formless Master’s First Strike and Takafumi Matsubara Interview

October 24, 2019

We’re showcasing the new EP by Formless Master, featuring Takafumi Matsubara, as well as an interview with the man himself.

Top 5 Things That Will Kill You in Australia By Andy Gillion (solo, Mors Principium Est)

October 21, 2019

Prodigious Mors Principium Est guitarist and songwriter Andy Gillion visits his own Neverafter-land on self-financed debut, Neverafter, feat. Jeff Loomis.

Q&A: Neige (Alcest) Flies On Spiritual Wings

October 14, 2019

Alcest’s Neige opens up to Decibel about the group’s latest album, Spiritual Intent, and the drivers behind its music and message.

What the Heck is an Unsplit? Total Fucking Destruction and Analkholic have Answers

October 10, 2019

The funny thing about this forthcoming release from Total Fucking Destruction and Analkholic courtesy the good folks at Give Praise Records is that what appears to have been the most difficult part was deciding on how to refer to it.

Album Premiere: Ossuaire ‘Derniers Chants’

October 7, 2019

Montréal-based black metal quartet, Ossuaire, stream stunning new album, Derniers Chants, at Decibel Magazine on behalf of Sepulchral Productions.

Track Premiere: PH “Origo”

October 3, 2019

Finnish space-doom quartet PH launch an all-out sense assault on new track “Origo,” off new album “Osiris Hayden.”