Interviews

Demo:listen: Calcemia

November 24, 2017

Demo:listen returns this week with news of a twisted new death metal band out of California calling themselves Calcemia.

Ghold: Track Premiere and Interview

November 23, 2017

What’s unique about the seventh release of Ghold’s discography is not only the psychedelic swirl and caveman crunch they combine under leaden hoof, but also that the trio has trusted the release of the new album to local heavy metal specialist record shop’s first label release.

Invoking La Bruja Encabronada: Orange is the New Black’s Jessica Pimentel Joins Brujeria

November 22, 2017

Jessica Pimentel of Alekhine’s Gun and Orange is the New Black talks her wild ride as the newest member of the mighty Brujeria.

Track Premiere: BongCauldron’s ‘Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men’

November 22, 2017

UK troublemakers BongCauldron bring the sludge and the fuzz in the skull-splitting premiere of “Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men.”

Interview: Vessel of Light

November 21, 2017

Read a new interview with Vessel of Light, featuring members of Hades and Ancient VVisdom here.

Track Premiere: Degial Set Your Skull Ablaze with ‘Crown of Fire’

November 15, 2017

Swedeath’s flame burns brighter than ever as Degial share their fiery anthem off Predator Reign, “Crown of Fire.”

Metal & Beer: Former Three Floyds VP Launches Puppy Mill Recordings

November 15, 2017

Former Three Floyds Brewing VP Barnaby Struve talks about his new record label, Puppy Mill Recordings, and gives us exclusive advance streams of his first two releases.

A Sound of Thunder Make Waves in Catalonia

November 13, 2017

Washington, D.C.-based A Sound of Thunder have found fans far from home, in Catalonia.

Q&A: GosT Screams Between Lost Paradise And Possession

November 13, 2017

Cornered in a cold, dark room on a rickety chair, GosT’s main keyslasher succumbs to Decibel’s queries about Non Paradisi and new album Possessor.

Track Premiere and T-Shirt Talk With Übergang

November 9, 2017

As Übergang absolutely wear their influences on their sleeves, we decided to ask them about the influences they literally decided to wear on their sleeves.

Full Album Stream and Interview: Desolate Shrine’s “Deliverance from the Godless Void”

November 8, 2017

Venture into a nightmarish chasm with Finnish death demons Desolate Shrine on Deliverance from the Godless Void.

xXx Fanzine: Mike Gitter On Boston, Hardcore, And Bookbinding

November 6, 2017

xXx Fanzine editor Mike Gitter explores the release of his new book, xXx Fanzine 1983-88: Hardcore & Punk in the Eighties.

Metal & Beer: Hydra Brewing Makes Sioux Falls More Metal With New Beer Hall

November 1, 2017

Hydra owners Chad Petit and Nick Murphy take their metal-and-beer concept to downtown Sioux Falls with a killer new old-school Beer Hall.

Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett Talks New Album Plus Metallica

October 30, 2017

Doom metal sensation Spirit Adrift discuss new album, Curse of Conception, along with the bands — like Metallica — who served as influences.

Full Album Stream: Get “Necrosexual” with Pink Mass

October 25, 2017

Jersey grind hedonists Pink Mass stream their debut LP Necrosexual and share their vision of a world without sexual repression.

Making the Perfect Gnaw Album: An Interview with Alan Dubin

October 23, 2017

The Gnaw frontman discusses the creative process, the addition of lap steel guitarist Dana Schecter and making “the perfect Gnaw album.”

Dead Lord’s Hakim Krim Fields Nine Questions

October 23, 2017

Swedish heavy rockers Dead Lord impart heartbreak, LSD trips, and politics on their new album, “In Ignorance We Trust”.

Interview: All Hell at Shadow Woods

October 18, 2017

All Hell performed at Shadow Woods, so we caught up with them to discuss their new album, The Grave Alchemist.

Channeling the Divine Feminine Life Force: Karyn Crisis on Metal, Mediumship, and Her New Book

October 18, 2017

Underground legend Karyn Crisis on life, music, art, writing a book, and her experiences as spirit medium and healer.

Mortiis: From Black Metal to Dungeon Synth and Beyond

October 16, 2017

In perhaps his most in-depth interview ever, Mortiis dives deep into his past as the unwitting progenitor of dungeon synth.

GWAR: Extended Interview with Mike Bishop, the Man Behind the Blothar

October 10, 2017

Mike Bishop sheds Blothar’s antlers and abdominal adornments to speak frankly with us about GWAR after Brockie.

Fleurety Keep Breaking Convention on ‘The White Death’

October 9, 2017

Norway’s Fleurety rarely get mentioned in the same breath as Darkthrone or Mayhem, but trace their origins back to the first seeds of Norwegian Black Metal. Founding members Svein Egil Hatlevik and Alexander Nordgaren united in 1991 and released their first demo, Black Snow, in 1993. Their first album in 17 years, The White Death,…

Metal & Beer: Trappist’s Chris Dodge Goes Full Barbarian

October 4, 2017

Chris Dodge and his Trappist bandmates get primal in their new metal-and-beer podcast series, “Hour of the Barbarian.”

Spectral Voice Interviewed

October 3, 2017

Listen to Spectral Voice. Read about Spectral Voice. But never really know Spectral Voice.