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No Corporate Beer Reviews: IPA X

January 24, 2020

Ardent Craft Ales’ IPA X may be #2,729 to the uninitiated, but currently #1 in Decibel’s hearts and bellies.

Full Album Stream: Death. Void. Terror.- “To The Great Monolith II”

January 24, 2020

Gaze into the terrifying indifference of the universe with the latest emanation of Switzerland’s Helvetic Underground Committee.

Video Premiere: 5 R V L N 5 — “Flesh”

January 22, 2020

You’re already living in a tech-hellscape. Might as well let Chicago dark industrial upstarts 5 R V L N 5 provide you an appropriate soundtrack for trying to survive it.

EP Stream: Putrascension’s “The Obsidian Fog”

January 16, 2020

New Jersey’s Putrascension continues the state’s contradictory nature with their new EP.

NJHC Legend Nathan Voorhees’ Cancer Slaying, Cardiac Arrest Surviving, PMA-Infused, Life Affirming Heavy Metal Playlist

January 15, 2020

NJHC legend Nathan Voorhees has endured a wild, terrifying series of medical ordeals over the last five years. Here’s the playlist that lets him keep that PMA.

Full Album Stream: SEA – ‘Impermanence’

January 15, 2020

Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.

Here Are 60 Albums You May Have Missed in 2019

January 13, 2020

Because we’re only two weeks into 2020 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 60 more from 2019 to chew on.

Track Premiere: Innards — “Night Of The Anthropophagous”

January 8, 2020

Portuguese old school death metal power trio Innards digs deeps into the bowels of repugnance for this nasty splatter platter.

Blast Worship: Zesta Grande 2 Festival

January 7, 2020

The second edition of this full-blown, three-day grindcore and powerviolence festival will be held in Northern California this July!

Hear New Trappist Track “Growler in the Yard” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 7, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Trappist picture flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track written for the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Video Premiere: Morgan Rider and the Deep Dark River’s “Ignite the Tempests”

January 2, 2020

Morgan Rider and the Deep Dark River‘s new video ponders “What if Vintersorg gave the fused DNA of Peter Steele, Mina Caputo and ICS Vortex singing lessons?”

Track Premiere: Snorlax – “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

January 1, 2020

Don’t sleep on former Decibel demo faves Snorlax. Hear their new song “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

Blast Worship: The Top 50 Grind/Powerviolence Albums of 2010-2019: Part 5

December 30, 2019

The final installment of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade

Decibel Meter: Krampus’ Picks

December 23, 2019

Yuletide is upon us! And fye has some Krampus-approved picks to add some headbanging to the holidays.

Madball – “Set It Off”

December 21, 2019

Madball demonstrate their metal-infused NYHC style on the classic Set It Off and enter the Decibel Hall of Fame

For Those About to Squak: Waldo’s Pecks of the Year!

December 20, 2019

You didn’t really think we’d close out 2019 without the top pecks of the year from our resident birdbrain, did you?

Track Premiere: Wake’s “This Abyssal Plain”

December 18, 2019

Canadian grindcrushers Wake Announce Devouring Ruin; debut records’s first single via Decibel.

Blast Worship: The Top 50 Grind/Powerviolence Albums of 2010-2019: Part 4

December 18, 2019

Part Four of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade

Track Premiere: Here in Spirit — “I Don’t Want to Sleep”

December 18, 2019

Ex-Abigail Williams/Vehemence guitarist Bjorn Dannov is taking his heavy back to the 90s with Here in Spirit.

Snuff Out 2019 with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

December 18, 2019

Philadelphia label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions release a free 42 song sampler to summarize their 2019 releases. It’s the soundtrack for the world’s end, just in time for the year’s end.

Full Album Stream: Solace — “The Brink”

December 11, 2019

New Jersey doom n’ rollers Solace channel a career of hard luck into a scorching comeback record.

Blast Worship: The Top 50 Grind/Powerviolence Albums of 2010-2019: Part 3

December 10, 2019

Part Three of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade

The Matchless Roar: Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris Returns with British Lion for “The Burning”

December 4, 2019

Legendary Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris is set to torch expectations with “The Burning,” the sophomore offering from his prog-tinged hard rock British Lion side project.

Track Premiere: Haxandraok – “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX”

December 4, 2019

Black metal duo Haxandraok beckon Beezlebub in their entrancing new single “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX.”

Blast Worship: The Top 50 Grind/Powerviolence Albums of 2010-2019: Part 2

December 3, 2019

Part Two of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade

Track Premiere: Mosaic – “The Devil’s Place”

November 29, 2019

The mystical and powerful Thuringian black metal magus Mosaic takes us to “The Devil’s Place” to prepare us for their impending debut full length, Secret Ambrosian Fire.

Blast Worship: The Top 50 Grind/Powerviolence Albums of 2010-2019: Part 1

November 26, 2019

Part of 1 of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost’

November 26, 2019

It’s okay to celebrate the release day of No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost with this exclusive excerpt from Decibel‘s limited edition hardcover book.