Interview

Album Stream + Interview: Molten Chains – Torment Enshrined

January 15, 2021

Molten Chains, one of the most extraordinary new bands in the metal underground, on sophomore album Torment Enshrined, which blends heavy metal, prog, black and death, Shakespearean themes and sorcerous vocals into one mind-blowing sound.

Album Stream + Interview: Enditall – never feel again

January 12, 2021

We catch up with Zander Ness, formerly of USBM Decibel darlings Høst, to discuss his new dark grunge/post-metal band Enditall.

Track Premiere & Interview: Portrayal of Guilt – ‘Garden of Despair’

January 6, 2021

Portrayal of Guilt guitarist talks new album, coronavirus and collaborating with other artists.

Producer Arthur Rizk on the Influence of Former Ozzy Osbourne Shredder Jake E. Lee

December 23, 2020

Super-producer and Eternal Champion and Sumerlands member Arthur Rizk on the lasting influence of one of the Ozzman’s often overlooked key contributors.

VIDEO: Ice-T Discusses Body Count’s Grammy Nomination, Explains How to Change Your Zoom Background

December 17, 2020

Ice-T discusses Body Count‘s Grammy nomination, talks life in lockdown and gives you a few tips on how to spice up your Zoom meetings in this exclusive Decibel video.

Fallow Heart: The Uncertainty Principle, A Biased Observation of Steve Austin, Part 3

December 11, 2020

Part III of III of an exhaustive look at the improbable crossover appeal of Steve Austin’s legendary noise/rock/metal institution Today Is the Day.

Album Premiere and Interview: Gjoad – ‘Samanōn’

December 9, 2020

Austrian newcomers Gjoad create entrancing worlds with atmospheric dark rock on their debut LP, Samanōn.

Q&A: Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork) Hits On New EP, Health, & COVID-19

December 7, 2020

Soilwork vocalist Björn “Speed” Strid talks new EP A Whisp of the Atlantic and predicts the effects of COVID-19 in 2021. Only at Decibel!

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with David Andersson of Soilwork

December 3, 2020

To celebrate the release of Soilwork‘s new EP, A Whisp of the Atlantic, we caught up with guitarist David Andersson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Fallow Heart: The Uncertainty Principle, A Biased Observation of Steve Austin, Part 2

November 27, 2020

Part II of III of an exhaustive look at the improbable crossover appeal of Steve Austin’s legendary noise/rock/metal institution Today Is the Day.

Full Album Stream & Interview: Glorious Depravity – “Ageless Violence”

November 24, 2020

Death metal all-star team Glorious Depravity discuss new album Ageless Violence alongside a full stream.

Album Premiere: Horncrowned – ‘Rex Exterminii (The Hand of the Opposer)’

November 18, 2020

Colombian black metal squadron Horncrowned unleash their new album of demonic warfare, the Armageddon-beckoning Rex Exterminii (The Hand of the Opposer).

Q&A: Bryan Buchanan (Bound) Lures Us Into The Rabbit Hole

November 16, 2020

Washington, D.C.’s Bound multi-thread into the darker recesses of the sonic rift on new album, Haunts. New interview with guitarist/vocalist Bryan Buchanan is just the start of our journey together.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Corporate Death of Macabre

November 12, 2020

To celebrate the release of their new album, Carnival of Killers, we caught up with Macabre guitarist/vocalist Corporate Death to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

‘USBM’ Author Daniel Lake Guests on Gimme Metal’s ‘Metal Matters’ Podcast!

November 10, 2020

Daniel Lake sits down with Tombs frontman and ‘Metal Matters’ podcast host Mike Hill to discuss the process of assembling the new book, USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal.

Q&A: Tobias Grave (Soft Kill) Gives Portland’s Dead Kids A Voice

November 9, 2020

Tobias Grave sheds welcome light on the darker recesses of Soft Kill and home city Portland with new interview for Dead Kids, R.I.P. City.

Album Premiere: Possessor – ‘Damn the Light’

October 28, 2020

UK horror fiends Possessor wield a mighty sludgehammer on their new monster-conjuring LP, Damn the Light.

Interview: Photographer Jeremy Saffer discusses “Daughters of Darkness”

October 27, 2020

Heavy metal photographer Jeremy Saffer discusses his upcoming photo book of corpse painted nude portraits, Daughters of Darkness.

Fallow Heart: The Uncertainty Principle, A Biased Observation of Steve Austin, Part 1

October 12, 2020

Part 1 of an exhaustive look at the improbable crossover appeal of Steve Austin’s legendary Today Is the Day.

Iggor Cavalera On Petbrick Collaboration with LG Petrov; Proceeds to Benefit Iconic Frontman’s Cancer Treatment Fund

October 2, 2020

Can the digital hell of the new Petbrick single courtesy two heavy metal legends help strike a blow against cancer? It’s up to you.

Album Premiere and Interview: Empress – ‘Premonition’

September 30, 2020

Vancouver post-metal project Empress achieves sonic catharsis on their debut LP, Premonition. Listen to the exclusive stream now.

Exclusive Interview: The Faith/Embrace Drummer Ivor Hanson Talks “Live at CBGBs”

September 28, 2020

Let the sublimely chaotic, enlivening 1981 set captured on “Live at CBGBs” help you regain The Faith.

Album Premiere and Interview: Miasmal Sabbath – ‘Ominous Radiance’

September 23, 2020

Death metal cult Miasmal Sabbath ascend from the sewers of Greece to the cosmos beyond on their debut LP, Ominous Radiance.

Holy Mountain Printing Invades the Comic Book Realm with “Deathblazers”

September 16, 2020

Heavy metal print shop Holy Mountain Printing ventures into the comic book realm with the weird and wild inaugural issue of Deathblazers.

Party On, Dude: Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher on the ‘Bill and Ted 3’ Soundtrack & Mastodon Rarities

September 16, 2020

Mastodon‘s Bill Kelliher talks, Bill & Ted 3, Brent Hinds’ “Wild Stallyns Bill and Ted Forever” tattoo and the band’s new comp.

Album Premiere and Interview: Laser Dracul – ‘Hagridden’

September 16, 2020

Swedish doom trio Laser Dracul lure fans of scuzz and fuzz into the haunted forests of their debut LP, Hagridden.