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Video Premiere: Intoxicated – ‘Walled’

August 10, 2020

When it’s time crossover death/thrash, Florida’s Intoxicated will crossover death/thrash hard.

Miss ’90s Alt-Metal? Then Get to Know Narrow Head

August 10, 2020

’90s fans, Narrow Head are here so you no longer need to pretend that any of the Helmet, Quicksand or Smashing Pumpkins reunion material is actually good.

Decibel Is Looking for an Extremely Extreme App Developer

August 10, 2020

Do you develop apps/type code with one hand while putting up the horns with the other? Get in touch right away!

Podcast “Y’all Can Stay At My Place” Keeps Tour Life Real

August 7, 2020

The new podcast hosted by members of Rosetta and Constants hears from members of Oxbow, Intronaut and several others about wonderful, horrible, mundane life of a touring musician.

Album Premiere and Interview: Vassafor – ‘To the Death’

August 5, 2020

New Zealand black metal duo Vassafor conjure demons and new plagues on their new uncompromising masterpiece To the Death.

Track Premiere: Fawn Limbs ‘The Vermin Massif’

August 4, 2020

Mathgrind/noise trio Fawn Limbs unveil the first track from their forthcoming LP, Sleeper Vessels. Hold on to your faces!

#SaveOurStages: Take Action to Save Independent Venues

August 4, 2020

Independent venues need our help. Tell your legislator to #SaveOurStages.

Blast Worship: Houkago Grind Time

August 4, 2020

Ripped to Shreds main man Andrew Lee gets his blast on with Houkago Grind Time

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Dark Truth Stout

July 31, 2020

You can’t handle the truth. You want answers?! Reach for a bottle of Boulevard Brewing Co‘s Dark Truth Stout

Philly Rising: Benefit Comp “19 Notes on a Broken System” Slays & Heals

July 29, 2020

Ready to grind, thrash, and pummel your way to a better world? So are the artists on this extremely extreme benefit comp.

Album Premiere: Dystopia A.D. – ‘Rise of the Merciless’

July 29, 2020

Perfectly named for the end-days, melodeath duo Dystopia A.D. indulge prog and shred whims on their upcoming album, Rise of the Merciless.

Album Premiere: Deathstorm – For Dread Shall Reign

July 28, 2020

An early full album stream of For Dread Shall Reign, the brand-new record from three-headed Austrian thrash beast Deathstorm.

Inhalement Release New EP “Eternally Stoned”

July 28, 2020

Drop out of life with the new Inhalement EP, Eternally Stoned, in hand.

Track Premiere: Cultus Profano: ‘Towards The Temple of Darkened Fates, Op. 19’

July 27, 2020

Cultus Profano‘s Accursed Possession is due out August 28 via the always fantastic Debemur Morti Productions. We’ve got the record’s new single, “Towards The Temple of Darkened Fates, Op. 19,” NOW.

Album Premiere: Temple of Dread – ‘World Sacrifice’

July 22, 2020

Death metal enforcers Temple of Dread prep a pyre for Earth’s burning on their sophomore LP, World Sacrifice. Out July 24 from Testimony Records.

Track Premiere: Unruly – “Unruly Family”

July 21, 2020

Featuring members of Meth Drinker, New Zealand sludge fiends Unruly leave your ear drums feeling like ground meat with their new single “Unruly Family.” Unruly’s self-titled LP is out July 31st from Sludgelord Records.

Obscene Extreme Fest, in YOUR Home

July 16, 2020

Extremely extreme… er, Obscene Extreme Broadcasting, NOW ON AIR!

Video Premiere: Geist & the Sacred Ensemble – “Closed Eye”

July 16, 2020

Pacific Northwest doom-folk collective Geist & the Sacred Ensemble share the meditative, ominous video of “Closed Eye” from their upcoming LP, Waning Hymns.

Track Premiere: Psychosomatic – ‘We Don’t Trust You’

July 15, 2020

Unsung California thrash heroes Psychosomatic return with their first new song in five years.

Track Premiere: Sheenjek—”Monkey Brains”

July 15, 2020

Ready for some stoner post-punk psych rock to help you get in touch with your inner simian? Sheenjek is here to oblige with the raucous “Monkey Brains.”

Track Premiere: Black Helium – “Two Masters”

July 15, 2020

London rockers Black Helium unveil the heavy psych and black-mass fuzz of “Two Masters” before the release of their upcoming LP, The Wholly Other.

Blast Worship: Cephalothoracopagus

July 14, 2020

Philly’s Cephalothoracopagus play the grindcore twin-killing of blast ‘n’ groove.

Video Premiere: Incantation – ‘Fury’s Manifesto’

July 13, 2020

Northeast death metal legends Incantation reveal the second advance track from forthcoming album Sect of Vile Divinities.

Track Premiere: Cardiac Arrest “Sodomite”

July 13, 2020

Chicago’s Cardiac Arrest belch new track, “Sodomite,” from new album, The Day That Death Prevailed. Streaming filthily only at Decibel!

Decibel Presents Get Behind the Mask: An Online Gallery of Metal Musicians in Support of Public Health

July 10, 2020

In a concerted effort to break stigmas and stress its universal importance to metalheads worldwide, Decibel gathered over 140 musicians in support of wearing masks to help end the novel coronavirus and expedite the return of live extreme music.

Video Premiere: Blasphemer – ‘The Sixth Hour’

July 9, 2020

Watch Italian death metal crushers Blasphemer totally NAIL the crucifixion of Christ in their new video “The Sixth Hour.”

Depraved Indifference No More: Earth Crisis’ Scott Crouse on the “Salvation of Innocents” Reissue

July 8, 2020

Earth Crisis guitarist Scott Crouse talks about the reissue of the epic 2014 animal liberation-themed Salvation of Innocents in this pandemic moment.