Lists

Five Times We Loved Dee Snider

July 29, 2021

On the eve of the release of his new album, we look back at five times we just really loved Dee Snider.

Top 5 Venues I Miss The Most by Aaron Beam (Red Fang)

July 5, 2021

Hard-workin’, heavy-rockin’ quartet Red Fang recall their Top 5 music venues. Fall 2021 tour announced. New album, Arrows, out now!

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Lennart Bossu of Amenra

July 1, 2021

To celebrate the release of their new album, De Doorn, we caught up with Amenra‘s Lennart Bossu to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Mike Thompson of Withered

June 24, 2021

To celebrate the release of Withered‘s new LP, Verloren, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Mike Thompson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Future Triumph Meets Past Glory: A LOVEBITES NWOBHM Playlist

June 8, 2021

Love may bite, but Tokyo shredders LOVEBITES are here to prove old school heavy metal most certainly does not.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Blöthar of Gwar

May 27, 2021

To celebrate the release of Gwar’s new EP, The Disc With No Name, we caught up with vocalist Blöthar the Berserker to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Excavating “Mystical Extraction”: A Gonemage Track by Track

May 19, 2021

Get ready for some 8-bit black metal dimension hopping courtesy Gonemage.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Ian Shelton of Regional Justice Center

March 25, 2021

To celebrate the release of Regional Justice Center‘s new album, Crime and Punishment, we caught up with drummer/vocalist Ian Shelton to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Nancy Barile’s Soundtrack for Punk Rock Rebellion

March 24, 2021

Writer/award-winning educator/hardcore punk trailblazer Nancy Barile curates an eclectic, vivifying playlist to mark the release of her stellar new memoir “I’m Not Holding Your Coat.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Mike Williams of Eyehategod

March 18, 2021

To celebrate the release of Eyehategod‘s A History of Nomadic Behavior, we caught up with vocalist Mike Williams to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Bandcamp Friday: Texas Edition

March 5, 2021

Take a look at Texas for this month’s Bandcamp Friday.

Decibel’s Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums

February 15, 2021

Decibel bestows wisdom in our latest Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums, featuring Kaon, Lumnos, Mesarthim, Offenbarung and Darkspace. Revolutions in celestial death are infinite.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Mic Dion of Altered Dead

February 11, 2021

To celebrate the release of Returned to Life, we caught up with Altered Dead‘s Mic Dion to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

They Were the Storm: Five Times The Dillinger Escape Plan Knocked Us On Our Asses

February 4, 2021

Looking back on the beautiful chaos that was The Dillinger Escape Plan and their Top 5 most paradigm-shifting moments.

Here Are 35 Great Metal Albums You May Have Missed in 2020

January 27, 2021

Because we’re not even a full month into 2021 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 35 more from 2020 to chew on.

Heavy Metal Slumber Party: An Extremely Extreme Watchlist

January 4, 2021

Dig into some of the most-metal horror movies on streaming services.

Blast Worship’s Top 20 Grindcore Songs of 2020

December 29, 2020

2020 is (almost) fucking dead! Long live the best blasting bits of 2020!

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with David Andersson of Soilwork

December 3, 2020

To celebrate the release of Soilwork‘s new EP, A Whisp of the Atlantic, we caught up with guitarist David Andersson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

SPOILER: Here Are Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2020

November 12, 2020

We’re sorry. We’re not trying to ruin the fun by posting this. But if we don’t, someone else will. 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. Don’t @ us.

Bandcamp Waives Fees for November Bandcamp Friday

November 6, 2020

Decibel staff recommends a collection of hardcore, punk and extreme metal releases for November’s Bandcamp Friday.

Continue the Arise: Brazil’s Metal Scene Lives!

November 4, 2020

Writer/photographer/tireless scene advocate Jessica Marinho takes us on a guided tour of the bustling, burgeoning, extremely extreme Brazilian metal scene.

An Evening with Loud Night: The Mixtape

October 14, 2020

Current and former members of Ramming Speed, Battlemaster, Backstabbers Inc, and more unite to bring you an extremely Loud Night.