March 2, 2020 Jon Rosenthal
Watch post-black metal heroes Laster brings their “Obscure Dance Music” to China.
February 24, 2020 Chris Dick
Hällas drummer Kasper Eriksson debunks our inspiration theories but remains a righteous chap in this new interview about the Conundrum album.
February 20, 2020 Greg Pratt
Catching up with extreme metal legend David Vincent to talk about his new book, I Am Morbid.
February 19, 2020 Andrew Bonazelli
The enigmatic frontman of recent Decibel Hall of Fame inductee Mare condenses Guns N’ Roses’ 1991 opuses Use Your Illusion I and II into a collection of songs that could fit on a single 80-minute CD.
February 14, 2020 J. Andrew
“That harsh, cold, and uncaring nature of the cosmos contrasts well with its immense beauty, grandeur, and mystery atop a musical canvas like black metal.”
February 12, 2020 Shawn Macomber
In the inaugural edition of Gasping For Hair — a new column devoted to the classics of hard rock, hair metal, glam, and other heavy metal adjacent subgenres — we talk to guitarist Mark Knight about one of the wildest hard rock acts ever, Bang Tango.
February 12, 2020 Albert Mudrian
Decibel crashes Pig Destroyer‘s rehearsals for their special Prowler in the Yard set at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 4.
February 11, 2020 Dean Brown
How Hyborian have managed to achieve the difficult-to-master balance of writing complex music within the confines of pretty traditional structures.
February 10, 2020 Chris Dick
New York-based death/doom trio Weeping Sores issued one of 2019’s best releases in False Confession. We interview lead sore, Doug Moore, in this Q&A.
February 6, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Crowbar‘s Kirk Windstein’s first solo album, Dream in Motion, we caught up with the sludge king to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
January 30, 2020 Kevin Stewart-Panko
“Do I amuse you?” Well, yes, you do!
January 20, 2020 Chris Dick
Now officially a solo project Abigail Williams gets its wings on new album, Walk Beyond the Dark. Decibel chats with Ken Sorceron.
January 16, 2020 Greg Pratt
Read our interview with Doomed to Fail author JJ Anselmi as well as an exclusive excerpt from the book.
January 16, 2020 Kevin Stewart-Panko
New Jersey’s Putrascension continues the state’s contradictory nature with their new EP.
January 15, 2020 Sean Frasier
Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.
January 10, 2020 J. Andrew
Finn Mckenty breaks down what The Punk Rock MBA is all about, and dishes on death metal, “selling out” and why the DIY ethic is a path to success.
December 27, 2019 J. Andrew
New York’s Ordeals specializes in a certain kind of darkness. The band’s sound is an entrancing and at times terrifying blend of black metal and death metal.
December 26, 2019 Vince Bellino
The Acacia Strain frontman Vincent Bennett talks new album It Comes in Waves, touring with diverse bands, the role of gods on humans and the band’s next record, coming soon.
December 18, 2019 Vince Bellino
Chopped judge Chris Santos talks heavy metal, Brian Slagel, Mayhem Fest and running his own record label, Blacklight Media.
December 18, 2019 Sean Frasier
Philadelphia label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions release a free 42 song sampler to summarize their 2019 releases. It’s the soundtrack for the world’s end, just in time for the year’s end.
December 11, 2019 Shawn Macomber
New Jersey doom n’ rollers Solace channel a career of hard luck into a scorching comeback record.
December 9, 2019 J. Bennett
The Norwegian legend discusses the slow disappearance of his infamous mask, his decades-long struggle with depression and the KISS cover that Emperor that nearly pulled off.
December 5, 2019 Greg Pratt
Getting the dirt on how Douglas Esper’s new book about Chuck Mosley isn’t The Dirt.
December 4, 2019 Shawn Macomber
Legendary Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris is set to torch expectations with “The Burning,” the sophomore offering from his prog-tinged hard rock British Lion side project.
December 2, 2019 Chris Dick
Alex, guitarist/vocalist, from Villagers of Ioannina City weaves Decibel under his spell.
November 25, 2019 Chris Dick
Twenty-five years and 11 albums later, Norwegian progressive metallers Borknagar have found their true north on new album, True North. Founder Øystein G. Brun leads the way.
November 22, 2019 J. Andrew
What does the author of the new Black Candle book have to bring to the world? Silence. Lies. Lust. Blood. Worship. Ritual. Intoxication.
November 21, 2019 Greg Pratt
No Celebration author David E. Gehlke dishes the dirt on his new Paradise Lost biography out next week on Decibel Books!
November 14, 2019 Dean Brown
Drastus‘ La Croix De Sang narrowly missed our albums of the year list, but that doesn’t mean this French black metal project haven’t released one of 2019’s must-hear albums.
November 4, 2019 Chris Dick
Swiss avant-garde black metal outfit Schammasch reveal new video for “A Paradigm of Beauty,” off new album “Hearts of No Light.”