March 25, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Ten years after his untimely death, the late era Ronnie James Dio albums are finally getting a bit of respect — and the deluxe reissue treatment. Here’s your roadmap.
March 18, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Meet director Drew Stone, the visionary filmmaker who helped hardcore claw its way out of the underground in the early ’90s.
March 16, 2020 Chris Dick
Decibel extracts the Top 5 Keytarists from Danny Estrin, frontman/keytarist of Australia-based progressive metallers Voyager. Strap one on…
March 9, 2020 Chris Dick
Pittsburgh-based melodic doom act Deathwhite reveal the Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh. New album, Grave Image, is out now on Season of Mist.
March 4, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Horror cinema obsessed melodic death ‘n’ rollers Video Nasties take you behind the scenes of the band’s wild full-length debut.
January 29, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Vanessa Hexe, one of the leading lights of underground death doom, is summoning new atmospheres and nightmares with her debut volume of poetry, “A Winter Darkly.”
January 13, 2020 Joseph Schafer
Because we’re only two weeks into 2020 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 60 more from 2019 to chew on.
January 13, 2020 Chris Dick
Cloak guitarist/vocalist Scott Taysom gets creepy with his Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks at Decibel. Relive the horrific repetition and moody atmospheres of winter’s cruel throes with us!
December 30, 2019 Gene Meyer
The final installment of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade
December 23, 2019 Decibel Magazine
Yuletide is upon us! And fye has some Krampus-approved picks to add some headbanging to the holidays.
December 23, 2019 Neill Jameson
Everyone’s doing it, so why can’t he? Check out our longtime columnist and Krieg frontman’s 10 best from the past 10 years.
December 20, 2019 J. Andrew
The cold, grim, dark months are upon us. Prepare for your hibernation with 10 excellent albums filled with riffs, sythns and screams.
December 18, 2019 Gene Meyer
Part Four of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade
December 4, 2019 Joseph Schafer
To celebrate the recent release of the USDM heroes’ latest album, Vile Nilotic Rites, we rank Nile‘s studio LP discography.
December 2, 2019 Vince Bellino
Every 2019 metal album cover featuring the Polish artist’s instantly-recognizable work.
November 26, 2019 Gene Meyer
Part of 1 of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade.
November 26, 2019 Decibel Magazine
With album titles like Human Jerky, Homovore, To Serve Man, and, uh, Humanure, what could be a better fit for Thanksgiving?!
November 19, 2019 Albert Mudrian
We’ve dissected 10 years of records and combed through 120 issues of Decibel to deliver the definitive end-of-the-decade summary of extreme metal in this Decibel webstore exclusive!
November 12, 2019 Albert Mudrian
SPOILER! SPOILER! SPOILER! Don’t click here if you don’t want to see Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2019. Definitely click here if you love typing “NO [INSERT ALBUM HERE]? THIS LIST IS INVALID!”
October 31, 2019 Greg Pratt
Exhumed‘s Matt Harvey gives us his five favorite old-school horror flicks, to celebrate Halloween and the band’s new album, Horror.
October 29, 2019 Decibel Magazine
New albums > old Halloween candy.
October 24, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, All Hail, we caught up with Grayson Stewart of Norma Jean to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
October 21, 2019 Vince Bellino
Remembering five times Victory Records ruled.
October 21, 2019 Chris Dick
Prodigious Mors Principium Est guitarist and songwriter Andy Gillion visits his own Neverafter-land on self-financed debut, Neverafter, feat. Jeff Loomis.
October 10, 2019 Greg Pratt
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.
October 9, 2019 Shawn Macomber
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.
September 24, 2019 Decibel Magazine
Whether you’re a death devotee or prog purist, this month’s seasonally-and-topically-appropriate Decibel Meter has some titles for you.
September 23, 2019 Joseph Schafer
To celebrate this week’s release of the Swedish legends’ 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, we rank Opeth‘s incomparable studio LP discography.
September 23, 2019 Chris Dick
Decibel lists the Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums with Bishop of Hexen, Diabolical Masquerade, Anorexia Nervosa, Gehenna and SiriuS.
September 20, 2019 J. Andrew
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.