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Q&A: Mat McNerney (Hexvessel) Invites You Into His Inner (Outer) World

May 25, 2020

Hexvessel frontman Mat McNerney drops insightful words on new album Kindred (Svart) and the processes inside/outside that went into its creation.

Song Premiere: MaelstroM “Th13teen Within A Circle” + Q&A With Gary Vosganian

May 13, 2020

Rejuvenated New York-based epic thrash metallers MaelstroM premiere new track, “Th13teen Within A Circle,” at Decibel. We also interview vocalist Gary Vosganian.

Album Premiere: Tyrant – ‘Hereafter’

May 11, 2020

Resurrected heavy metallers Tyrant have a new album, Hereafter, available on May 15. Streaming heavy metal gold only at Decibel

Album Stream: Killitorous Keep the Party Going with ‘The Afterparty’

May 7, 2020

Party on with an advance stream of the new album from Ottawa-based death crew Killitorous!

Death Angel’s Will Carroll on His Coronavirus Battle: “They Seriously Thought I Was Going To Die”

April 13, 2020

Death Angel drummer Will Carroll shares his story for the first time with Decibel about how the his harrowing battle with COVID-19 changed his life.

Q&A: Christos Dragamestianos’ On Thorns I Lay Is Reborn Again

April 13, 2020

Greek atmospheric death aficionados On Thorns I Lay return with new album, Threnos. Decibel queries guitarist/songwriter Christos Dragamestianos.

Album Stream: Akurion Mines Heart and Heartache on Come Forth to Me

April 9, 2020

Listen to the debut from Montreal’s Akurion, featuring present and ex members of Cryptopsy, Neuraxis and Cattle Decapitation

Track Premiere: Black Pestilence Praises Darkness and Strength with “My Will to Power”

April 9, 2020

Hail the Flesh, Black Pestilence’s sixth full-length of blackened old-school thrash and punk, is set for release on May 1.

Album Premiere: Freeways ‘True Bearings’

March 30, 2020

Canadian heavy metal/hard rock quartet Freeways twin leads their way into our hearts with new album, True Bearings. Streaming now in full at Decibel.

Album Premiere: Midas ‘Demo Tapes’

March 23, 2020

Throwback metallers Midas unleash Demo Tapes from their Midwest home of Detroit. New album Demo Tapes streaming now at Decibel.

Bandcamp Waives Fees for 24 Hours: A Decibel Buyer’s Guide

March 20, 2020

Bandcamp is waiving their cut of all purchases made on Friday, March 20 to support creatives affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Decibel staff provides a few suggestions for your purchasing pleasure.

Danny Estrin’s (Voyager) Top 5 Keytarists

March 16, 2020

Decibel extracts the Top 5 Keytarists from Danny Estrin, frontman/keytarist of Australia-based progressive metallers Voyager. Strap one on…

Video Premiere: King Witch “Of Rock And Stone”

March 12, 2020

Scottish quartet King Witch summon the oldest heavy metal gods on new song “Of Rock And Stone,” off their rocking new album, Body of Light.

Video Premiere: Temple of Void “Self-Schism”

March 12, 2020

Michigan-based death metallers Temple of Void unveil new video “Self-Schism,” off new album The World that Was. Where? Only Decibel Magazine.

Video Premiere: Kari Rueslåtten “Sørgekåpe”

March 8, 2020

Norwegian singer Kari Rueslåtten (ex-Third And The Mortal, ex-Storm) is readying her new album, Sørgekåpe, with a stunning blue tune “Sørgekåpe”.

Album Stream: Beast of Revelation ‘The Ancient Ritual of Death’

March 2, 2020

Death-doom power trio Beast of Revelation, featuring Bob Bagchus, A.J. van Drenth and John McEntee, stream their debut full-length, The Ancient Ritual of Death here.

Video Premiere: Lindy-Fay Hella “Two Suns”

February 27, 2020

Norway-based songstress Lindy-Fay Hella shines light on her new video for “Two Songs” off her Ván Records debut, Seafarer.

Track Premiere: O Zorn! Explores Side Effect Darkness on “Your Killer”

February 27, 2020

Check out the title track from these non-John Zorn worshipping doomsters’ new album, “Your Killer.”

Track Premiere: Enepsigos ‘Confess’

February 24, 2020

Norwegian black metallers Enepsigos summon new track, “Confess,” from the bottom of the pit of Hell. Decibel bravely streams “Confess” as the world burns in response.

Q&A: Kasper Eriksson (Hällas) Finds Himself In A Conundrum

February 24, 2020

Hällas drummer Kasper Eriksson debunks our inspiration theories but remains a righteous chap in this new interview about the Conundrum album.

Video Premiere: Thanatos “The Silent War”

February 18, 2020

Dutch death metal legends Thanatos premiere new video, “The Silent War,” off new album, Violent Death Rituals. Out April in the U.S. on Listenable Records!

Video Premiere: Ulver “Russian Doll”

February 14, 2020

Norwegian electronic music experimentalists Ulver debut new video, “Russian Doll.” Decibel dances with the devil in this controversial video.