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 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 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 15, 2019 J. Andrew
More than any other band, Despised Icon stands above the remnants of deathcore. Check out our Q&A with guitarist Eric Jarrin to see where they stand now.
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.”
October 14, 2019 Chris Dick
Alcest’s Neige opens up to Decibel about the group’s latest album, Spiritual Intent, and the drivers behind its music and message.
October 10, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate Dark Descent Records’ 10th anniversary, we caught up with owner Matt Calvert to find out what five DD releases mean the most to him.
September 25, 2019 Justin Norton
Tom Fischer eventually rediscovered how much he loved the music of Hellhammer and became fixated on finding a way to play it again respectfully. He speaks to Decibel about how it happened and what’s next.
September 12, 2019 Kevin Stewart-Panko
In which we conduct a length interview with Switzerland’s legendary avant-garde, industrial rock band The Young Gods
August 19, 2019 Chris Dick
Boston-based extreme metallers The Offering offer up vocalist Alexander Richichi and guitarist Nishad George for interview.
August 8, 2019 Kevin Stewart-Panko
We resurrect a previously unreleased Decibel trend piece from 2015 on the French Noise Rock scene.
July 31, 2019 Nick Green
Catch Hank von Hell is U.S. starting in August, but don’t expect to bake a motherfuckin’ in his green room. The ingredients aren’t on his rider.
July 22, 2019 Chris Dick
Aaron Charles of Falls of Rauros is interviewed by Decibel Magazine for new album, Patterns in Mythology, out now on Gilead Media.
July 19, 2019 Justin Norton
Former DC hardcore hero London May on his new “black metal comedy” Brutal Realty, Inc.
July 17, 2019 Dutch Pearce
This is the fourth interview we featured with black metallers Kommodus since their Demo:listen debut in 2017.
July 8, 2019 Chris Dick
UK old-school death metallers Memoriam release their third album, Requiem for Mankind. Decibel tracks down vocalist Karl Willetts to see what life is like on the frontlines.
July 3, 2019 Shawn Macomber
Japanese melodic death thrashers Gyze think you’re ready for their brand of “Asian Chaos.” Check out this exclusive premiere to find out.
July 1, 2019 Chris Dick
An interview with Infidel Reich‘s Bob Bagchus and Vincent Crowley about their “controversial” new album, Reichenstein. Out September 2019 on Helter Skelter Productions.
June 21, 2019 Forrest Pitts
In the latest installment of his Heavy Meta series, Forrest Pitts discusses the mechanics of the heavy metal record review with Decibel contributors Joseph Schafer, Daniel Lake and Adem Tepedelen.
June 21, 2019 J. Andrew
“It’s important to us to be able to create a situation where we can step out of ourselves and immerse ourselves in the feeling of our music.”
June 6, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Cave In‘s new album, Final Transmission, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Stephen Brodsky to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 3, 2019 Chris Dick
Finnish doom-death metallers Swallow The Sun stare death in the face on new album, “When a Shadow Is Forced into the Light.” A Q&A with Juha Raivio.
May 16, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Full of Hell’s new album, Weeping Choir, we caught up with drummer Dave Bland to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
May 15, 2019 Joseph Schafer
Ohio rock quartet on their new LP, their new label and “finding a way out of the bullshit.”
May 13, 2019 Chris Dick
Wishbone Ash guitarist and founding member Andy Powell regales Decibel about the past, the present, and the future.
May 13, 2019 Raoul Hernandez
Scorpions, UFO, MSG guitar hero Michael Schenker on Playing the Whiskey at 18, early Eddie Van Halen gigs, and recent passing of bandmate Ted McKenna
May 10, 2019 Andrew Bonazelli
Crushing death metal, soul-searching doom…. and words of encouragement from mom.
April 24, 2019 Sean Frasier
Indiana sludge rockers The Mound Builders celebrate ten loud years with their eponymous LP.