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Album Premiere: Autophagy – ‘Bacteriophage’

September 28, 2022

Portland death crust abominations Autophagy emerge from the dawn of an endless plague with their viciously good debut LP, Bacteriophage.

Blast Worship: Ape Unit

September 27, 2022

The sounds of the animal kingdom are loud enough, fast enough for Italian grinders Ape Unit.

EXCLUSIVE! Pre-Order WORM’s New LP ‘Bluenothing’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

September 23, 2022

Decibel has procured our own special edition of Worm‘s Bluenothing from the muck, limited to a mere 97 copies on “Swamp Green & Blue Ooze” merged color vinyl!

Video Premiere: Lotus Thrones – “Meridian”

September 21, 2022

“Solaris” completes this era of Heath Rave’s Lotus Thrones, alongside its three other seasonal companions: “Autumnal,” “Hibernal” and “Vernal,” a fine way to end the summer.

Video Premiere: S.I.D. – ‘City of Chemistry’

September 21, 2022

Italian doom/sludge trio S.I.D. declare war on warfare with the music video for their EP’s title track, “City of Chemistry.”

Blast Worship: Shitstormtrooper

September 20, 2022

Hear Houston grind force Shitstormtrooper blast an imperial combo powerviolence, grind and big capital “R” riffs.

Gene Ambo on 40 Years of Metallic Memories in His New Photo Book ‘Heavy Metro’

September 19, 2022

The legendary Chicago photographer tells tales of shooting the biggest names in metal and punk in the city’s most revered rock ‘n’ roll venue.

Interview: Monolith on the Mesa Rings in a New Era

September 16, 2022

We caught up with Monolith on the Mesa co-founder Roman Barham about honoring the legacy of late co-founder Dano Sanchez and what is in store this year for the South West.

Full Album Premiere: Mortuous – ‘Upon Desolation’

September 15, 2022

Hear Bay Area death crew Mortuous deliver a death metal album-of-the-year contender a day before its official release.

Video Premiere: Of Wolves – “Jesus Jihad”

September 14, 2022

Check out Chicago doomy, grungy, sludgy riff-masters Of Wolves‘ cool, dark but nostalgic video for their latest release, “Jesus Jihad.”

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Speak About Loss, Grief and Continuing Their Career

September 14, 2022

In their first interview since the passing of former frontman Trevor Strnad, The Black Dahlia Murder discuss their only way forward.

Album Premiere: Assimilator – ‘Assimilator’

September 14, 2022

Indiana’s Assimilator create a Hell of their own design on the band’s self-titled debut of thrashing melodeath.

Blast Worship: Konflicts

September 13, 2022

Hear Indian grinders Konflicts blur geographic and sonic grindcore boundaries.

Album Premiere: Slugcrust – “Ecocide”

September 8, 2022

Hear grindcore/death metal/crust punkers Slugcrust scorch an already scorching earth.

Track Premiere: Cryptic Brood – “Caustic Fetid Vomit”

September 7, 2022

German deathspawn Cryptic Brood are back to test your intestinal fortitude with their new track, “Caustic Fetid Vomit.”

Q&A: City Of Caterpillar’s Ryan Parrish On Genre Tags and Underground Ethics

September 6, 2022

Richmond noise rock heroes City Of Caterpillar discuss their 20-year “hiatus” and the unlikely-awesome new LP, Mystic Sisters.

Blast Worship: Skag

September 6, 2022

It doesn’t take a (pet) detective to learn that Midwest grind duo Skag rules.

Blast Worship: Pilori

August 30, 2022

Meet Pilori, your new favorite blackened crust/death/grind band from Rouen, France

Laura Wiebe: 1976-2022

August 29, 2022

Remembering the life and accomplishments of Canadian metal scene icon Laura Wiebe.

Pre-Order TYPE O NEGATIVE’S ‘Dead Again’ Special Edition CD Longbox! LIMITED QUANTITIES!

August 26, 2022

We’ve got 100 — that’s right, 100 — copies of Type O Negative‘s loooooooong out of print Dead Again on limited edition CD loooooooong box. Get it before it’s gone/dead again!

Die Young’s Daniel Austin on Vegan Powerlifting and Eating For Strength

August 24, 2022

In the latest installment of our Health Awaits fitness column, Daniel Austin (Die Young, Will to Live, and Tooth and Claw) discusses becoming a vegan AND a competitive powerlifter.

Video Premiere: Devil’s Witches – “Blood of the Witch”

August 24, 2022

Occult rockers Devil’s Witches cast a fresh spell with a dreamy new track from their upcoming LP, In All Her Forms.

Blast Worship: Trucido

August 23, 2022

Hear Dallas grinders Trucido rip out the heart of Texas on their 2022 demo.

Track Premiere: Diabolic Oath – “Swathed in Aberrant Flesh”

August 22, 2022

Diabolic Oath unleash a torrent of blackened heaviness in the form of “Swathed in Aberrant Flesh.” Their new album, Aischrolatreia is out September 2 via Sentient Ruin.

Video Premiere: Veldune’s “Chasing Down The Sun”

August 19, 2022

Hear Hammers of Misfortune, Dysrhythmia and Gorguts members unveil stunning new darkwave project Veldune.

Video Premiere: Glassing – “Sulk”

August 18, 2022

Watch the video for the “Sulk,” half of the new 7-inch/cassingle from Austin noise-makers Glassing.

Album Premiere: Morbid Evils – ‘Supernaturals’

August 17, 2022

Keijo Niinimaa (Rotten Sound) returns with a merciless new album from Finnish funeral sludge project Morbid Evils.

Blast Worship: Disease

August 16, 2022

Hear Seattle hypergoreblasters (seriously, we’re making this a thing) Disease bring the riffs on their new split EP.