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No Corporate Beer Reviews: Coolship Red

January 15, 2021

Allagash Brewing Company’s Coolship Red lambic is a nectar made by mortals, fit for the gods.

Track Premiere: Belushi Speed Ball — “Captain Planet Can’t Stop Us”

January 13, 2021

A green superhero sees red on Louisville crossover thrash sluggers Belushi Speed Ball‘s latest high-octane jam.

Album Premiere: Coffins – ‘Defilements’

January 13, 2021

Japanese death crust hellbringers Coffins release a savage two-hour compilation of rancid rarities on Defilement.

King Diamond – “Them”

January 5, 2021

Amid all the now-legendary albums of 1988, one ridiculously awesome effort stands out from the rest. That album is King Diamond’s third solo LP, “Them”. Welcome back (home) to the Hall of Fame, Grandma.

Blast Worship: Squashed Beef

January 5, 2021

Connecticut crew Squashed Beef are low on drama, high on blasts and burger puns.

Video Premiere: Left to Vanish – “Pity”

December 30, 2020

Venture into the darkness to watch the music video from metalcore throne-smashers Left to Vanish. Stream their new single “Pity” now.

Blast Worship’s Top 20 Grindcore Songs of 2020

December 29, 2020

2020 is (almost) fucking dead! Long live the best blasting bits of 2020!

Radical Sonic Formulas: Swiss Metallic Hardcore Trailblazers Knut Reissue “Leftovers”

December 23, 2020

Knut‘s noisy metallic hardcore “leftovers” are tastier than most extreme music main courses.

Album Premiere and Interview: Transilvania – ‘Of Sleep and Death’

December 23, 2020

Sink your fangs into the morbid majesty of Of Sleep and Death, the furious new LP from Austrian black metal nightbringers Transilvania.

Deck the Hails Part II: The Revenge of Neill Jameson’s Christmas Playlist

December 21, 2020

Four years after the original installment, Neill Jameson returns and sounds off on the Christmas season and gives you the gift of holiday playlists.

Track Premiere: Grabunhold “In Tiefen Verliesen”

December 21, 2020

German black metallers Grabunhold launch new track, “In Tiefen Verliesen,” off new album Heldentod. Only at Decibel!

Exsul’s Debut EP Unleashes an Inferno of Terror

December 18, 2020

Tucson, Arizona’s Exsul have arrived on the scene with a masterful witch’s brew of doom, death and black metal darkness.

‘Heavy Metal Movies’ Author Mike “McBeardo” McPadden Passes Away

December 17, 2020

Decibel mourns the loss of Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, author of a pair of modern classics for Bazillion Points, Heavy Metal Movies and Teen Movie Hell.

Track Premiere: Acid Womb – ‘The Woods’

December 15, 2020

Ontario based two-piece Acid Womb grapple with the impact of PTSD on their new Grief EP.

Video Premiere: Folterkammer – ‘Die Hymne’

December 11, 2020

Watch Folterkammer combine opera and black metal in their new music video.

Cynic Bassist Sean Malone Dies at 50

December 10, 2020

Decibel sends our deepest condolences to his family, friends, bandmates and countless fans around the world. Rest in power, Sean.

Always Love, Never Fear: Harvey Milk’s Creston Spiers Talks Bringing it All Back Home

December 9, 2020

Harvey Milk frontman Creston Spiers returns with a predictably unpredictable, heavy, fuzzy take on classic rock.

Album Premiere and Interview: Gjoad – ‘Samanōn’

December 9, 2020

Austrian newcomers Gjoad create entrancing worlds with atmospheric dark rock on their debut LP, Samanōn.

Blast Worship: Incinerated

December 8, 2020

Hear Aussie death blasters Incinerated deliver a new split of thunderous hyper goreblast insanity mixed with absolutely bowel-shaking slam.

Full EP Stream: Ten Ton Hammer – ‘New Failures’

December 3, 2020

Philadelphia-based bashers Ten Ton Hammer drop five new tracks of ’90s-fueled metal and hardcore squarely on your cranium with the New Failures EP.

Album Premiere: Morpholith – ‘Null Dimensions’

December 2, 2020

Icelandic voidwalkers Morpholith teleport listeners with the cosmic doom of their Null Dimensions sophomore EP.

Video Premiere: Night Cobra – ‘Escape From Earth”

December 1, 2020

Houston-based trad metallers do John Carpenter proud in the new video for “Escape from Earth.”