Lists

Top 5 Things That Will Kill You in Australia By Andy Gillion (solo, Mors Principium Est)

October 21, 2019

Prodigious Mors Principium Est guitarist and songwriter Andy Gillion visits his own Neverafter-land on self-financed debut, Neverafter, feat. Jeff Loomis.

The Five Dark Descent Releases that Mean the Most to Owner Matt Calvert

October 10, 2019

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.

Maze of Zen: Author & Heavy Metal Academic Owen Coggins’ 8 Tracks for Metal Meditation

October 9, 2019

Mysticism, Ritual, and Religion in Drone Metal author Dr. Owen Coggins is here to help you transcend the material plane with a little help from his (extremely extreme) friends.

Decibel Meter: An Opethian Demon of the Fall

September 24, 2019

Whether you’re a death devotee or prog purist, this month’s seasonally-and-topically-appropriate Decibel Meter has some titles for you.

Rank & Defile: Opeth’s Albums Ordered from Worst to Best

September 23, 2019

To celebrate this week’s release of the Swedish legends’ 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, we rank Opeth‘s incomparable studio LP discography.

Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums

September 23, 2019

Decibel lists the Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums with Bishop of Hexen, Diabolical Masquerade, Anorexia Nervosa, Gehenna and SiriuS.

10 Great Albums for Autumn

September 20, 2019

Enter an eternal autumn of moors and misty fields, walk through blackwater parks of rain without end, and look to the October rust as night shades descend.

Decibel Meter: Classics and New Titles, Minus ‘tushka

August 30, 2019

Batushka, Faketushka, Fauxtushka, all the Tushkas; or none, really, as there is no ‘tushka in this month’s Decibel Meter.

Objection Overruled: Accept’s Albums from Worst to Best

August 22, 2019

In which we rank Accept‘s albums from worst to best.

Five More Times Megadeth Just Absolutely Killed It

July 4, 2019

To show our support for Dave Mustaine kicking cancer’s ass, we present to you Five More Times Megadeth Just Absolutely Killed It.

The Decibel Meter: When Temperatures and Release Schedules Are Heating up!

June 28, 2019

Its a scorcher out there: keep your summer raging with new releases from bands like Baroness and Death Angel. Or, beat the heat and hide in the basement with titles from Darkthrone and others!

Five Thrash Covers We Wish Never Happened

June 13, 2019

There were a lot of bad covers back in thrash’s heyday. Here are five of the worst offenders.

Hath Pick the Five Most-Metal Video Games

May 28, 2019

Hath assemble their ranking of the five most-metal video games.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Three Brain-Blasting Heavy Metal Revelations From “Blood On Black Wax”

May 22, 2019

Take an expertly guided tour of heavy metal horror soundscape via the lush, brilliantly curated new book Blood on Black Wax.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Dave Bland of Full of Hell

May 16, 2019

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.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Hozoji Matheson-Margullis and Ben Verellen of Helms Alee

April 25, 2019

To celebrate the release of Helms Alee‘s new album, Noctiluca, we caught up with drummer/vocalist Hozoji Matheson-Margullis and guitarist/vocalist Ben Verellen to find out what five heavy albums changed their lives.

Track By Track: Cauldron Burial — “Amanti d’oltretomba”

April 24, 2019

Cauldron Burial is back to give you a little “love from beyond the grave” — and scare the hell out of you to boot.

10 Bands That Great Falls Want to See On Their West Coast Tour

April 2, 2019

Great Falls count down the sets they’re most excited to see on their US tour.

Five Times Megadeth Just Absolutely Killed It

March 21, 2019

To celebrate the release of their new anthology collection, we look back at five times Megadeth just absolutely killed it.

As “Gamechanger” Release Nears, Sworn Enemy’s Sal Lococo Talks 5 Tracks that Changed the Game For Him

March 13, 2019

As you wait for the first Sworn Enemy record in five years to drop, check out a new track and then jam an exclusive playlist courtesy vocalist Sal Lococo.

Rankings Beyond Redemption: Cathedral’s Albums from Worst to Best

February 28, 2019

Putting all of doom metal legends Cathedral‘s albums in their rightful place.

Imperial Triumphant List Their Top 5 Luxurious NYC Structures

February 25, 2019

New York City-based avant-garde black metal trio Imperial Triumphant extol the luxurious virtues of Empire City’s most decadent structures.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Leif Edling of Candlemass

February 21, 2019

Doom titans Candlemass have a new album out tomorrow, so to celebrate we caught up with bassist Leif Edling to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.