February 14, 2020 Justin Norton
We talk to onetime T.S.O.L. frontman Joe Wood about his new band and finally playing his classic mid-80s material again
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 7, 2020 J. Andrew
“My only ambition is that the music has the capability to help other people release some of the negativity dominating them.”
January 21, 2020 Jon Rosenthal
Read an exclusive interview with Don Anderson and watch a video of Anderson performing Agalloch‘s “A Desolation Song” with Panopticon‘s Austin Lunn.
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 17, 2020 Justin Norton
Uncle Al Jourgensen caught up with Decibel late last month to discuss going through his personal history vault and how self-acceptance comes with aging.
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.”