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Kelly Shaefer & Steve DiGiorgio Cover Alice In Chains “Rotten Apple”

May 22, 2023

Kelly Shaefer (Atheist, Till The Dirt) and Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Death To All) cover Alice In Chain’s “Rotten Apple.” Exclusively at Decibel!

Q&A with ‘Scream Therapy’ author Jason Schreurs on his “Punk Journey Through Mental Health”

May 16, 2023

Author/podcaster Jason Schreurs is screaming for positive mental health in his new book, Scream Therapy: A Punk Rock Journey Through Mental Health.

Video Premiere: Microwaves – “Regular Magic”

May 2, 2023

Hear Pittsburgh noise/math maniacs Microwaves do that voodoo that they do in their new video for “Regular Magic.”

Full Album Stream: As Above, So Below with Atavistia’s Cosmic Warfare

April 20, 2023

Check out the orchestral density of Atavistia‘s new album, Cosmic Warfare!

Full Album Stream: Mast Year – ‘Knife’

April 6, 2023

Hear the ear-scraping new debut, ‘Knife,’ from Charm City post-hardcore noiseniks Mast Year.

Full EP Stream: Maudiir’s Musical Soliloque

April 6, 2023

Check out Maudiir‘s musical soliloquy of prominent prog rock melodies, blackened NWOBHM chord voicings and mid-period Mustaine riffing …Soliloque

EXCLUSIVE Excerpt from Brian Slagel’s new book, ‘Swing of the Blade: More Stories From Metal Blade Records’

April 4, 2023

Read an exclusive excerpt, featuring Armored Saint, from Metal Blade founder Brian Slagel’s upcoming book, Swing of the Blade: More Stories from Metal Blade Records.

Video Premiere: Squid Pisser – “My Tadpole Legion”

March 28, 2023

Don’t feel bad, we have no idea what’s going on in the new video from Deaf Club/Starcrawler collab, Squid Pisser, either.

Full Album Stream: Forcefed Horsehead are Seeing Things with Monoceros

March 23, 2023

Indulge in a stream of Forcefed Horsehead‘s animal mutant-friendly new album, Monoceros

Full Album Stream: Firmament – ‘We Don’t Rise, We Just Fall’

March 21, 2023

Hear German newcomers Firmament continue the New Wave of British Heavy Metal’s seemingly eternal legacy on We Don’t Rise, We Just Fall.

Full Album Stream: Ardent Nova – ‘Ardent Nova’

March 16, 2023

Hear Viking metal-inspired thrashers Ardent Nova go scorched earth on their long-in-the-making debut.

Track Premiere: Mammon’s Throne – “Beyond”

March 14, 2023

Hear new single, “Beyond,” from Mammon’s Throne, gilded with crusty riffs and authentic Aussie spite.

Track Premiere: DieHumane – “Epitaph”

March 10, 2023

If alt-doom isn’t a thing, Texas collective DieHumane may well have invented it on their new single, “Epitaph.”

Video Premiere: Voidscape – “Grief Eclipse”

March 9, 2023

The view from the new Voidscape video is dull and bleak, but the melodic death metal is smokin’.

Video Premiere: Night Goat – “Wendigo”

March 7, 2023

The manic, unhinged fury of Ohio’s Night Goat is unleashed in the band’s psychedelic new video for “Wendigo.”

Video Premiere: Treedeon – “Viking Meditation Song”

March 2, 2023

Hear Treedeon deliver a severely drop-tuned rumbler that hits somewhere between Bleach-era Nirvana and Sleep’s Holy Mountain