Lists

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Michel “Away” Langevin of Voivod

September 20, 2018

To celebrate the release of Voivod‘s new album, The Wake, we caught up with drummer Michel “Away” Langevin and found out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Berserker V: Five Bands You Need to See

September 14, 2018

Berserker turns five this year. Don’t miss these bands if you’re headed to the party!

Decibel Meter: Pig Destroyer’s Unkind Mind Grind

September 7, 2018

Pursue grindlightenment (or gym success, if that’s more your thing) with this month’s Decibel Meter, courtesy of f.y.e.

Five Times Suicidal Tendencies Confused the Hell Out of Us

September 6, 2018

Someone’s gotta finally admit it: Suicidal Tendencies are hella confusing. Here are five times they really threw us for a loop.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Hanno Klänhardt from Mantar

August 30, 2018

We catch up with Mantar‘s Hanno Klänhardt to find out what the five heavy albums that changed his life were.

Remembering a Grindcore Legend: The Top 5 Jesse Pintado Songs

August 27, 2018

In memory of the grindcore legend, Decibel picks the best songs written by Jesse Pintado.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Jesse Matthewson from KEN mode

August 23, 2018

To celebrate the release of their new album, Loved, we caught up with KEN mode guitarist/vocalist Jesse Matthewson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Five Can’t-Miss Sets at Psycho Las Vegas 2018

August 15, 2018

Psycho Las Vegas returns this weekend. Here are Decibel‘s most-anticipated performances of the fest.

Feel the Heat: The Top 10 Songs About Burning

August 3, 2018

It’s August. It’s really hot outside. So hot that it BURNS. Burning is pretty metal though, right? So here’s ten great songs about burning!

Decibel Meter: Immortal Return to the Frozen World of Blashyrkh in Scorching Summer

July 26, 2018

Immortal call forth the freezing wintermoon and bring a chill to summ–er, rather, record collections.

Mining for Black Metal Gold Part 2: 6 More Great Underground Bands

July 20, 2018

Summer days are hot, but the moon is freezing no matter what month it is. So here’s 6 underground black metal bands for you to blast when the sun goes down.

Mining for Black Metal Gold: 6 Great Underground Bands

May 25, 2018

There’s a lot of great underground black metal bands out there among the leather-wearing and corpse-painted multitude. This article features music by Riivaus, Nyctophilia, Atra Vetosus, Antimateria, Ühtceare and Nox.

The Top 5 “Sell Out” Thrash Songs

May 9, 2018

Decibel reconsiders five perfect songs from the “sell-out” age of thrash metal in the ’90s.

Wrekmeister Harmonies Give A Master Class in Unorthodox Heaviness

April 11, 2018

Want to find out more about how Wrekmeister Harmonies learned to sonically collapse your consciousness? Of course you do!

Rage Without End: Peerless Hardcore Archivist Sunny Singh is Taking hate5six 24-7

March 21, 2018

The best goddamn producer of scene-documenting live hardcore videos of all time is taking his game to the next level. And you can help.

Five Times the Cry Now, Cry Later compilations totally ruled

February 22, 2018

In the early ’90s, the Cry Now, Cry Later compilations had the cream of the power violence crop; here are five times the compilation series totally ruled.

Rank & Defile: Ivar Bjørnson Orders Enslaved’s Albums from Worst to Best

February 15, 2018

In celebration of the start of the seventh incarnation of the Decibel Magazine Tour, Enslaved creative force Ivar Bjørnson ranks the band’s albums from worst to best.

How Denver Post-Hardcore Brawlers Fathers Found Their Fighting Spirit

February 14, 2018

Are you mad as hell and not going to take it anymore? Denver’s Fathers is here to help.

The Top Ten Metal Reunion Albums

February 9, 2018

Don’t call them comebacks. Call them the best reunion albums in metal history.

Five Times Abacus Records Got it Right

January 11, 2018

When it came to mid-to-early 2000s metalcore and heavy post-hardcore, Abacus Records were on fire. Here are five times they killed it.