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Undeath To Release New Song, “Diemented Dissection,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

July 30, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, August 2 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from New York new jack death metallers Undeath.

Video Premiere: Union Black – “Walking In My Shoes”

July 29, 2021

Watch Gruesome drummer Gus Rios step out from behind the kit and front tribute/cover band Union Black with an arresting Depeche Mode cover.

Low Fidelity: Vintage Vinyl and The Precarious State of the Indie Record Store

July 29, 2021

Krieg’s Neill Jameson reflects on the closing of New Jersey’s legendary Vintage Vinyl and what it means for your favorite indie record store.

Horror Slash Punk: The Inside Story of the “Straight Edge Kegger”

July 28, 2021

You may think clean living and bloodbaths are mutually exclusive, but the punk slasher Straight Edge Kegger suggests otherwise.

Album Premiere: Underdark – ‘Our Bodies Burned Bright on Re-Entry’

July 28, 2021

UK black metal revolutionaries Underdark shine brilliantly on their debut LP, Our Bodies Burned Bright on Re-Entry.

Full Album Stream: Covered In Sores – ‘Civilian Casualties’

July 27, 2021

Hear the full length debut from Philly death dealers Covered in Sores and grab a copy from HPGD Production before that shit gets infected.

Video Premiere: Lotus Thrones “Liberate” You from the Extremely Extreme Status Quo

July 23, 2021

Watch Wolvhammer expatriate Heath Rave enlist the haunting saxophone of Yakuza’s Bruce Lamont in the latest Lotus Thrones video

Video Premiere + Interview: Eyes of Perdition – “When Deeply Ingrained Traumas Spill Forth Like Maggots in Carrion”

July 20, 2021

Chameleonic frontwoman Lindsay O. (Coma Cluster Void, Natalia) embraces her slam/death side with Eyes of Perdition. Watch their new video and read an interview with Lindsay here.

Blast Worship: Shitbrains

July 20, 2021

Don’t overthink the caustic grind of Los Angeles blast duo Shitbrains.

Get 10 Free Flexis When You Order a Decibel Flexi Series Deluxe Edition Collector’s Box!

July 16, 2021

Get free flexi discs from Bloodbath, Converge, Opeth, Gatecreeper and more when you order Decibel Flexi Series Deluxe Edition Collector’s Box this weekend ONLY!

Full Album Stream: Archangel A.D.’s Cassus Belli

July 15, 2021

Sounding like a mix of Dave Mustaine’s veins circa-1985/’86, the floor of the Rochester, NY studio Metallica slept on whilst recording Kill ‘Em All and Lemmy’s liver from 1969 onwards, it’s Archangel A.D.

Full Album Stream: Bottomless – Bottomless

July 14, 2021

Hear Italy’s Bottomless dive deep for low-end on their self-titled debut album.

Track Premiere: Judas Knife — “Warm Hands, Cold Heart”

July 14, 2021

Your ears do not betray you: The post-hardcore vets of The Judas Knife have defied death (seriously) and are here to slay.

Track Premiere: Pray U Prey – “Living Library”

July 13, 2021

Our minds have led us into ignorance, so Shrew and Shrub return with the crust punk/death metal of Pray U Prey to lead us out of ignorance.

Hear a Lost Nachtmystium Song from the ‘Instinct: Decay’ Sessions via the Decibel Flexi Series

July 8, 2021

Hear and acquire this previously unreleased Nachtmystium flexi disc single, featuring a lost track from 2006, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series.

Don’t Call it Rap Metal: The Fresh Heaviness of Hip Hop/Punk/Metal Mixologists Old City

July 7, 2021

Philadelphia duo Old City deconstructs classic hardcore, punk, and metal to imbue hip hop with new heaviness.

Album Premiere: Unendlich – ‘Paradox of a Broken World’

July 7, 2021

Unendlich’s scythe-swinging riffs shape misery into majesty on the USBM project’s new LP, Paradox of a Broken World.

Video Premiere: Ingrown – “Waste”

July 6, 2021

Watch Idaho’s killer hardcore power trio Ingrown in their natural habitat in the new video “Waste.”

Ripped to Shreds Slays Their Way Onto the Decibel Flexi Series

July 2, 2021

The Decibel Flexi Series is proud to welcome a new, exclusive track from Bay Area death metal masters Ripped to Shreds!

Album Premiere: Vampirska and Wampyric Rites – ‘The Drowning Void’

June 30, 2021

Black metal nightbeasts Vampirska and Wampyric Rites join forces to create the sanguinary split LP, The Drowning Void.

Blast Worship: Gastropod

June 29, 2021

Midwest grindcore crew Gastropod marry a caveman aesthetic with a progressive approach to performance.

Health Awaits: Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett on Conquering Alcoholism Through Physical Fitness

June 28, 2021

In the latest installment of Health Awaits, a new Decibel fitness column, Nate Garrett of trad metal faves Spirit Adrift reveals how his iron paved his path to sobriety

Video Premiere: Persekutor’s “Chained To the Tundra”

June 23, 2021

Romanian/Los Angeles ice metal heroes Persekutor unveil their latest hedonistic video from last year’s Permanent Winter

Sculptured Release First New Music in 13 Years, Announce ‘The Liminal Phase’ LP

June 23, 2021

Hear “The Ordeal of Undecidability” and read a lengthy interview with Sculptured frontman Don Anderson about the return of the Northwest progressive metal heroes.