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Enemy Soil Discuss Reunion, Maryland Deathfest, New Music and Politics

January 16, 2018

Enemy Soil‘s Richard Johnson on the band’s upcoming reunion shows, the possibility of new music and political lyrics in grindcore.

Q&A: Iniquity’s Martin Rosendahl Invokes Old Ghosts

January 15, 2018

Iniquity’s Martin Rosendahl Revisits Serenadium and confirms reunions are dead.

Celebrating the Norse Identity: An Interview with Ivar Bjørnson

January 11, 2018

Enslaved‘s Ivar Bjørnson on ByNorse Music, plus what fans can expect on the upcoming Decibel Magazine Tour.

Q&A: Dan Terminus Talks Gear And Influences

January 8, 2018

French synthwave specialist Dan Terminus talks gear, popularity, and new album Automated Refrains.

Track Premiere: My Silent Wake ‘Killing Flaw’

January 4, 2018

British doom/death metallers raise the dead on new track, ‘Killing Flaw.’

New Year, New Riffs: Five January Releases to Be Excited About

January 2, 2018

Five reasons to be stoked about 2018 (that don’t include a New Year’s resolution or gym membership).

Cleric: Extended Interview

January 2, 2018

Cleric draw straight lines (through tesseracts) connecting quantum physics to Stephen King and Thom Yorke.

Demo:listen: Best of 2017

December 29, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we invite some of our friends to share their favorite demos of 2017, while we count down some demo highlights of the year that—for whatever reason—we never got a chance to feature.

Deafkids: Full Interview

December 26, 2017

Brazilian percussive drone/noise/punk trio Deafkids rule harder than you might expect.

Top 5 Records of 2017 That Tied For #41

December 19, 2017

The biggest problem with our Top 40 Albums of 2017 is that it’s hard to fit 45 albums onto that list. Let’s expand our horizons with Black Anvil, Vallenfyre, Forgotten Tomb, Grave Pleasures and Suffering Hour.

Merciless Savage Present Doom-Laden Black Metal on “Visions” EP

December 18, 2017

One-man black metal outfit Merciless Savage unleash an invigorating form of black metal that expands the genre while honoring its roots.

Full Album Stream: Dreadful Fate “The Sin of Sodom”

December 18, 2017

Swedish thrashers Dreadful Fate stream new album, The Sin of Sodom, in full. Total death!

Tribulation Grace the Cover of February’s Decibel

December 15, 2017

Advance copies of the February issue of Decibel are available now! Order by December 19th at 12pm EST for delivery by Christmas!

R.I.P. Warrel Dane (1961-2017) (Sanctuary & Nevermore)

December 13, 2017

Decibel would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and acquaintances of Sanctuary and Nevermore vocalist Warrel Dane, who passed away today, December 13, in São Paulo, Brazil after suffering from a heart attack.

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: Goatwhore

December 12, 2017

Goatwhore command you to destroy on this month’s Flexi, “Command to Destroy.” Find out how it all happened.

Full Album Stream: Midnight “Sweet Death and Ecstasy”

December 11, 2017

Midnight’s new album, Sweet Death and Ecstasy, streaming in its entirety. Horns up!

Immolation’s Ross Dolan on Finding Their Sound on “Atonement”

December 8, 2017

Immolation‘s Ross Dolan gives an in-depth look at the process of producing their latest album, Atonement.

LIMITED: Decibel’s “Under the Tree, Under the Wire” Subscription Special is Here!

December 8, 2017

We know you haven’t started holiday shopping yet, but Decibel has you covered. Order this special subscription by December 18 we’ll send you the first issue in time for Christmas.

Full Album Stream: Ignis Haereticum “Autocognition of Light”

December 5, 2017

Colombian black metallers Ignis Haereticum confound and bewitch on new album, Autocognition Of Light.

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: KEN Mode

December 5, 2017

What’s lean, mean and glows in the dark? We don’t know, but this KEN Mode Flexi sure is an offensive shade of yellow.

Levan TK Gallery Show to Feature Guest DJ Sets From Repulsion, Fear Factory Members

December 4, 2017

Metal concert photography and guest DJ sets from your favorite headbangers? Sounds like a good time to us!

Q&A: Soror Dolorosa’s Andy Julia Gets Post-Punk’d

December 4, 2017

Soror Dolorosa’s Andy Julia talks travel, black metal, and new album Apollo

Pestilence Record Exclusive New Song for Decibel Flexi Series!

November 30, 2017

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, December 4 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Pestilence flexi!

Full Album Stream: Neocaesar “11:11”

November 27, 2017

Dutch death metallers Neocaesar invoke the old gods on new album 11:11.

Ghold: Track Premiere and Interview

November 23, 2017

What’s unique about the seventh release of Ghold’s discography is not only the psychedelic swirl and caveman crunch they combine under leaden hoof, but also that the trio has trusted the release of the new album to local heavy metal specialist record shop’s first label release.