Interview

Death Kvlt Productions: “Nothing Can Really Beat Raw, Nasty Black Metal on Cassette.”

November 9, 2018

Being a small black metal label in 2018 is a rough existence, as the market is so flooded. But somehow Death Kvlt has found a way to do it well.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Bob Plante Interview

November 8, 2018

Continuing our Bazillion Points tenth anniversary celebration, get to know lifelong metalhead demophile Bob Plante, who’s been working for years on his book, Demolition, an exhaustive encyclopedia compiling extreme metal demos from the ‘80s.

Inhabit the Corpse: An Interview (+Full Album Stream) with Devil Master

October 31, 2018

We summon Philadelphia’s Devil Master and stream their remastered compilation album, Manifestations, out this Friday on Relapse.

Interview: Vouna’s Yianna Bekris on Her Creative Process, Wolves in the Throne Room and the Impact of Environment

October 30, 2018

Vouna discusses working with Wolves in the Throne Room to release her first LP and streams the opening track, “A Place to Rest.”

Album Premiere: Sylvaine “Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone” + Q&A With Sylvaine

October 30, 2018

Norwegian post-black metal outfit Sylvaine premieres dreamy new album, “Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone,” on Decibel.

Q&A With Evoken’s Vince Verkay: New Album Pressures, Touring Plans

October 26, 2018

“That pressure is always there when writing a new album. It’s pressure that’s self-imposed… I would be VERY alarmed if that concern melted away.”

Full Album Stream: The Wizards – “Rise of the Serpent”

October 25, 2018

The Wizards conjure the soundtrack of magical warfare on their new Rise of the Serpent LP.

Godflesh’s Justin Broadrick: “I Never Feel Comfortable at Any Festival”

October 17, 2018

We catch up with the legendary Justin Broadrick on the eve of Godflesh’s performance at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles

Full Album Stream: Outre-Tombe – “Nécrovortex”

October 12, 2018

Quebec’s horror-themed death metal crushers Outre-Tombe return with a scary-good new album and we’ve got the exclusive stream, plus a brief interview with the band’s guitarist!

An Interview with Chthonic frontman and Leader of Taiwan’s New Power Party, Freddy Lim

October 11, 2018

Chthonic frontman Freddy Lim discusses his entry into politics as the leader of the New Power Party.

Q&A Exclusive: Metal legend Jeff “Mantas” Dunn on his brush with death and future

October 10, 2018

Legendary Venom co-founder and and Venom Inc guitarist checks in following a massive health scare.

Suicidal Tendencies Are Still Cyco Punk and Loving It

October 1, 2018

For their latest release, Suicidal Tendencies dove into the vault and came out with new album Still Cyco Punk After All These Years. Decibel spoke with the band to learn more.

Q&A: Mikko Rissanen & Aleksis Laakso (Totalselfhatred) Talk Motivation, Vices, And Verses

October 1, 2018

Mikko Rissanen & Aleksis Laakso from Finnish death-doom-black metallers Totalselfhatred talk the virtues of new album, “Solitude.”

Smart Metal, Smarter Lyrics: Horrendous

September 27, 2018

Matthew Knox of Horrendous unpacks the social commentary in ‘Idol’

Testament’s Chuck Billy Talks Latest Vape Products

September 27, 2018

We catch up with Testament‘s Chuck Billy to get the lowdown on his latest vape products.

Full Album Stream + Interview: Stellar Descent – ‘The Future is Dark’

September 25, 2018

Hear the epic new, single-track album of ever-shifting black metal from Stellar Descent and get to know the mastermind behind the band.

Peaceville Records Founder Hammy Talks New Autobiography, ‘Peaceville Life’

September 18, 2018

Paul “Hammy” Halmshaw released some of the best extreme metal of the past three decades via Peaceville Records. Now he delivers a blow-by-blow account of how it happened in his first book.

Surly Darkness Day Moves States, Keeps Its Metal Spirit

September 17, 2018

Surly Brewing Co will host Carcass to celebrate their annual Darkness Day.

Basement Space Travel: An Interview with Green Dragon

September 12, 2018

Green Dragon are your new favorite stoner metal band. Learn about what makes them tick and riff.