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Full EP Premiere: WAKE – ‘Confluence’

October 20, 2020

Canadian deathbringers WAKE never stay asleep for long. Surrender to blackened chaos by streaming their Confluence EP now.

Blast Worship: SkinWalkers

October 20, 2020

If you like your grind to sound like a bunch of rabies-infested rats attacking an electric guitar in your stepdad’s garage, then SkinWalkers just might be the band for you.

An Evening with Loud Night: The Mixtape

October 14, 2020

Current and former members of Ramming Speed, Battlemaster, Backstabbers Inc, and more unite to bring you an extremely Loud Night.

Track Premiere: Disrupted – “Chopped into Oblivion”

October 14, 2020

Swedeath savages Disrupted team up with LIK frontman Tomas Åkvik for their sharp-edged new single “Chopped into Oblivion.”

Album Review: Benediction – ‘Scriptures’

October 13, 2020

Over 25 years after their highwater mark, U.K. death dealer Benediction finally transcend the rubicon once more.

Blast Worship: HONG KONG FUCK YOU

October 13, 2020

Mexican powerviolence purveyors HONG KONG FUCK YOU are coming to the bottom row of a festival flier near you.

Fallow Heart: The Uncertainty Principle, A Biased Observation of Steve Austin, Part 1

October 12, 2020

Part 1 of an exhaustive look at the improbable crossover appeal of Steve Austin’s legendary Today Is the Day.

Track Premiere: Perdition Sect – “Plague of Incompetence”

October 9, 2020

D-beat supergroup Perdition Sect beckons the apocalypse with the crushing condemnations of “Plague of Incompetence.” Featuring members of Incantation, Ringworm, Shed the Skin and Brain Tentacles.

Track Premiere: World Be Free – “Acceptance”

October 7, 2020

Hear the return of NYHC legend Sam Siegler (Judge, Youth of Today, Civ) with Terror vocalist Scott Vogel in World Be Free.

Full EP Premiere: Sun in Shadows & Soul Remnants — “Collection of Skulls: A Tribute to Sepultura”

October 7, 2020

Take a stroll down death thrash memory lane with this sick Sepultura covers EP courtesy Sun in Shadows and Soul Remnants.

Album Premiere: Furnace – ‘Dark Vistas’

October 7, 2020

Swedish melodeath firestarters Furnace beckon Lovecraftian menace with the dark melodies of their Dark Vistas concept album.

Track Premiere: Yaotl Mictlan – “Tezcatlipoca – Espejo Relumbrante”

October 6, 2020

Yaotl Mictlan‘s latest effort is a mystical example of pre-Christian belief expressed through the black metal vehicle.

Nasum Reunion Performance DVD Coming in December

October 6, 2020

Nasum: Blasting Shit to Bits captures the final live performance of the Swedish grindcore heroes on a new DVD.

Iggor Cavalera On Petbrick Collaboration with LG Petrov; Proceeds to Benefit Iconic Frontman’s Cancer Treatment Fund

October 2, 2020

Can the digital hell of the new Petbrick single courtesy two heavy metal legends help strike a blow against cancer? It’s up to you.

Immortal Rights: Inside the Legal Battle Between Dan Seagrave and Earache Records

October 1, 2020

Decibel investigates the ongoing fight over album art between legendary artist Dan Seagrave and extreme metal progenitors Earache Records.

Exclusive Excerpt: Exhumed Mastermind Matt Harvey’s Gore-Drenched Cosmic Horror Novelette “The Vessel”

September 30, 2020

Trading riffs for ‘graphs, Exhumed/Gruesome slayer Matt Harvey deftly summons alternate reality nightmares with “The Vessel.”

Album Premiere and Interview: Empress – ‘Premonition’

September 30, 2020

Vancouver post-metal project Empress achieves sonic catharsis on their debut LP, Premonition. Listen to the exclusive stream now.

Blast Worship: Soil of Ignorance

September 29, 2020

Canadian blasters Soil of Ignorance are firmly embedded in grindcore’s fertile roots.

Exclusive Interview: The Faith/Embrace Drummer Ivor Hanson Talks “Live at CBGBs”

September 28, 2020

Let the sublimely chaotic, enlivening 1981 set captured on “Live at CBGBs” help you regain The Faith.

Video Premiere: Bergeton – “Miami Murder”

September 25, 2020

The True Mayhem shredder Teloch also crafts scintillating synthwave as Bergeton. Watch the borderline-NSFW video for “Miami Murder” now.

Full EP Stream: Corpse Pile – ‘Corpse Pile’ Demo

September 24, 2020

Wanna hear a sick new brutal slamming death metal demo? Well, move this one to the top of the Corpse Pile.

Track Premiere: Subzero — “House of Grief”

September 23, 2020

Don’t be left out in the cold — stream the first new music in fourteen years from NYHC legends Subzero right now!

Track Premiere: Vyrion – “Avalanche”

September 22, 2020

Australian black metal quartet Vyrion merge abominable power and unstoppable force on “Avalanche,” from their impending new album, Nil.

Album Premiere: Infesticide – ‘Envenoming Wounds’

September 22, 2020

Finally, Mexico City deathbangers Infesticide unleash their sophomore full-length. Vintage Morrisound death metal bloodshed awaits on Envenoming Wounds.

Album Premiere: Bosphorus – ‘Slow Burn’

September 22, 2020

Scottish post-hardcore sludgians Bosphorus slowly and carefully lower their massive, ground-shaking debut album Slow Burn.

Blast Worship: Skullsmasher

September 22, 2020

The ever-prolific Andrew Lee returns with some new “emotional grindcore” from his Skullsmasher project.

Album Review: Svalbard – ‘When I Die, Will I Get Better?’

September 21, 2020

Bristol, U.K. trio Svalbard didn’t merely make a better record than 2018’s solid It’s Hard to Have Hope, but delivered the first truly great album of their career.