Lists

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.

Dani Filth’s Top 5 Songs Inspired by Elizabeth Bathory

February 14, 2019

Cradle of Filth’s Dani Filth shares his top five songs inspired by the Blood Countess, Elizabeth Bathory.

Prog Metal Futurists East of the Wall Reveal Non-Metal Influences

February 13, 2019

New Jersey’s rising prog metal force East of the Wall talk transforming non-metal influences into heaviness-multipliers.

Damian Herring’s (Horrendous) Top 5 Obscure Death Metal Albums

February 11, 2019

Horrendous vocalist/guitarist/old-school death metal connoisseur Damian Herring unearths obscure gold in his Top 5 for Decibel.

The Top 20 Decibel Flexis of All Time (For Now)

January 30, 2019

To honor the release of Decibel’s 100th flexi single, our editor in chief counts down the 20 best entries in the Decibel Flexi Series.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Eric A.K. of Flotsam and Jetsam

January 17, 2019

To celebrate the release of Flotsam and Jetsam‘s new album, The End of Chaos, we caught up with vocalist Eric A.K. to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Soundtrack to the “Zombie Punks Fuck Off”-alypse

January 16, 2019

Writer/editor Sam Richard talks the wild new horror anthology Zombie Punks Fuck Off and creates an exclusive playlist to accompany it.

5 Albums to Look Forward to in 2019

December 21, 2018

Farewell to 2018. Here’s hoping for some heavy (and hopefully better) times in 2019 with 5 albums you should look out for early next year.

Decibel Meter: Red Before (or on) Black (Friday)

November 23, 2018

Cannibal Corpse, Iron Maiden, and High on Fire are far better uses of your Black Friday cash than a TV. Come on, you know it.

Decibel Meter: Enter the Wasteland with Uncle Acid

November 21, 2018

Sabbath, ’60s girl groups, T.S. Eliot, Escape from New York, and Road Warrior drive this month’s collection. Wait, what?

SPOILER: Here Are Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2018

November 15, 2018

We’re sorry. We’re not trying to ruin the fun by posting this. But someone else already did. You probably shouldn’t click here. Really, you should just wait for the issue to arrive in the mail. For Christ’s sake, have you no willpower? OK, fine.