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Exodus Dominate the Latest Decibel Cover! Advance Copies Available Now!

September 23, 2021

We have a limited number of advance copies of the November issue of Decibel, featuring our exclusive new picture flexi disc single from doomed heavy metal heroes Khemmis available NOW!

The Lazarus Pit: Maineeaxe’s ‘Shout It Out’

September 23, 2021

Looking back on Maineeaxe’s 1984 debut Shout It Out.

Video Premiere: Filth is Eternal — “The Ritual”

September 22, 2021

Filth is Eternal brings that pandemic-defying spark of life with a new video for “The Ritual.”

Album Premiere: Tumba de Carne – ‘Decatexis // Perpetuo Altar’

September 22, 2021

Argentinian newcomers Tumba de Carne emerge from the tomb with five meaty and mighty cuts of discordant death madness on Decatexis // Perpetuo Altar.

Blast Worship: Death Toll 80k

September 21, 2021

The numbers add up. Death Toll 80k are one of grindcore’s best bands at the moment.

“We Were Punishing People”: A Review of Deadguy: Killing Music

September 21, 2021

The seminal sonic slaying of Deadguy gets the documentary treatment just ahead of the classic lineup’s first show in more than a quarter century at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest.

Jim Saah On His Defining Photos of DC Hardcore, Black Flag, Minor Threat and More

September 17, 2021

Legendary DC hardcore photographer Jim Saah shares images and ’80 punk tales from his book In My Eyes: Photographs 1982-1997.

If He Will: The Profound & Affecting Art of Hardcore’s “Universal Man” Daniel Austin

September 15, 2021

A new book and covers album shows Die Young/Tooth and Claw frontman Daniel Austin in brutal renaissance.

Video Premiere: Akiavel – “Lady of Death”

September 15, 2021

French death metal thrill-killers Akiavel explore the psyche and legacy of Aileen Wuornos in their murderous music video for “Lady of Death.”

Track Premiere: Feed the Corpses to the Pigs – “Jesus Is My Respirator”

September 14, 2021

Need some brutal death metal to excoriate people who feel their religion takes precedence over public health? Feed the Corpses to the Pigs have got you (and your face) covered.

Double-Header Track Premiere: Fast Break! Records’ Z9 and MH Chaos

September 14, 2021

Decibel brings you a double-dose of early ’90 hardcore and late-’90s post hardcore from Fast Break! Records signees Z9 and MH Chaos!

Video Premiere: Tunic – ‘Apprehension’

September 10, 2021

Canadian noiserockers Tunic need only a couple minutes to thoroughly assault your senses.

Track Premiere: Confess — “Megalodon”

September 8, 2021

From the depths of Iranian prisons to heavy metal triumph, Confess has paid. their dues — and then some.

Track Premiere: Demiricous – “Terminal Future”

September 8, 2021

Indianapolis thrashers Demiricous return with a lethal vengeance to debut their first new track in nearly 12 years, “Terminal Future.”

Blast Worship: Ranker

September 7, 2021

West Coast powerviolence crew Ranker don’t care about your fantasy football draft.

Full Album Stream: Lvcifyre – “The Broken Seal”

September 7, 2021

Hear The Broken Seal, the London black/death trio’s first full-length since 2014, ahead of its Friday release date on Dark Descent.

Turning 20: The Making of Converge’s “Jane Doe”

September 3, 2021

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Converge‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Jane Doe before the metallic hardcore legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: LA on December 10.

Streaming: Lavaborne’s “Mortal Pride”

September 2, 2021

Hear Indianapolis heavy doom hitters Lavaborne‘s new single in advance of their Wise Blood debut Black Winged Gods, released on October 1st.

Blast Worship: Deterioration

August 31, 2021

Minnesota’s premiere basement unit make their second appearance in Decibel‘s #1 grindcore column.

Track Premiere: Spacebag – “Circadian Nightmare”

August 25, 2021

Hear a new track from super shred collective Spacebag, featuring ex-Rorschach/ex-Kiss it Goodbye drummer Andrew Gormley.

Track Premiere: Super Structure – “Despair“

August 25, 2021

We are calculating the process of Super Structure‘s late ’90s-inspired metallic hardcore/mathcore by just listening.

Album Premiere: Coffin Rites – “Human Erase”

August 25, 2021

Minnesota black/death gravediggers Coffin Rites unleash a brutal eulogy with their apocalyptic new LP, Human Erase.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Hooded Menace, Aborted and Trna

August 20, 2021

Our fine feathered fiend digs deep until the underground this week and returns with a mixed bag of worms.

Exclusive CD LONGBOX Edition of EXODUS’s ‘Persona Non Grata’ Available for Pre-Order NOW!

August 20, 2021

You didn’t ask for it; we did it anyway. All hail the rebirth of the longest of boxes. Decibel has all 300 copies of the ultra-limited longbox edition of ExodusPersona Non Grata available for pre-order NOW!

Track Premiere: Inferi – “Vile Genesis”

August 19, 2021

Nashville tech-death warbringers Inferi summon intergalactic menace on the title track of their new LP, Vile Genesis.