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Immortal Grace the Cover of August’s Decibel Issue

June 20, 2018

We have a limited number of grim and frostbitten advance copies of the August issue of Decibel available now. Have at it!

Take 10% OFF Everything in the Decibel Store! This Weekend ONLY!

June 15, 2018

Literally everything is on sale in Decibel store through Father’s Day So, while you’re cashing in on this sweet deal, be sure to tell your dad, “Thanks.”

Video Premiere: Varathron ‘Remnants of the Dark Testament’

June 14, 2018

Veteran Greek black metallers premiere new controversial video for “Remnants of the Dark Testament.”

The Power & the Glory: Madball Drummer Mike Justian Continues to Blaze a Brutal & Revolutionary Trail Through Extreme Music

June 13, 2018

On the eve of the release of Madball‘s ninth full-length For the Cause, the band’s extreme metal virtuoso drummer Mike Justian submits to a lengthy Decibel inquisition.

Integrity and Krieg: Spinning a Scorching Circle of Guilt

June 1, 2018

Integrity and Krieg are teaming up this summer to give metallic hardcore and black metal audiences just what they need to invoke all shades of the whispering darkness.

Track Premiere: Mutilate – ‘Sadistic Butchery’

May 29, 2018

Hear a track off the debut record from NY-based proto-death metallers Mutilate now.

The Top 5 Most Anticipated Sets at Maryland Deathfest

May 23, 2018

MDF XVI kicks off tomorrow in Baltimore. Don’t miss these five killer bands making rare area appearances.

No Corporate Beer: Kitty Kat Blues

May 21, 2018

If you’re feeling frisky, try this catnip-infused blueberry/vanilla pale ale from Washington state’s Black Raven Brewing.

Cosmic Church: Grant Me Your Voice, So I May Sing

May 18, 2018

Cosmic Church’s final encyclical is an endlessly immersive work of atmospheric black metal, delivered in a manner that retains the style’s essential rawness and power.

Cutting Room: Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe & Sonic Wolves’ Kayt Vigil Talk Burn the Priest’s “Extremely Validating” First 7-inch

May 16, 2018

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe takes us on a walk down his own unique version of Memory Lane to talk his first seven-inch with Burn the Priest. Kayt Vigil of Sonic Wolves chimes in, too.

No Corporate Beer: Short and Stout

May 14, 2018

Welcome to No Corporate Beer, Decibel’s new beer-spotting, consumer guide where we drink a beer and a then review it. Now that we’ve established that complex formula, let’s do this.

Q&A: Soft Kill’s Tobias Grave on addiction, redemption through fatherhood and “Savior”

May 11, 2018

Soft Kill main man discusses addiction, sobriety, the birth of his son and new album Savior.

Legions ov Darkness: The Cumbrian Black Metal Scene

May 11, 2018

A profile of a group of musical entities from northwestern England, specializing in pure, raw black metal, all under the name Legions ov Darkness.

Studio Report: Abhorrence

May 11, 2018

Get the details on the forthcoming new material from obscure Finnish death metal gods Abhorrence.

Track Premiere: Nequient Taps Old Veins with “Cult of Ignorance”

May 10, 2018

There are many things in life that will instantly put a stupid smile on my stupider face. New material from Chicago’s Nequient is one of those things.

Photographer Ester Segarra to Publish Music Photography Book

May 9, 2018

Renowned music photographer Ester Segarra will publish her first photography book, including an original soundtrack, in July.

Aornos Opens the Glowing Entrance to Destiny

May 4, 2018

Ever thought of starting a band that took the best of late-90s black metal and gave it a modern sheen? Well, you’re too late, Aornos already did it.

Amorphis to Release Exclusive New Track via Decibel Flexi Series!

May 4, 2018

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, May 7 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Amorphis flexi!

Premiere: Professor Black – ‘You Bastard!’ EP

May 2, 2018

The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist behind Dawnbringer and High Spirits returns with his first solo EP.

Wendy Dio on the Ride for Ronnie and Her Legendary Late Husband’s Life, Love & Enduring Legacy

May 2, 2018

Eight years after his untimely death, Wendy Dio continues to honor her late, legendary husband’s legacy—carrying his good works and groundbreaking music into the future.

Doom in Your Dreams With Age of Taurus

April 27, 2018

Check out the premiere of the new track from Age of Taurus, “In Dreams We Die,” and revel in their mix of doom metal riffage and heavy metal power!