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Video Premiere: Mawiza – Mapuche Ül Metal Documentary

February 2, 2023

Mapuche nation metalheads Mawiza share how their music strengthens ancestral bonds in this inspiring short documentary.

VENOMOUS CONCEPT Release “Fractured” Video, Pre-Orders For ‘The Good Ship Lollipop’ Available

February 1, 2023

Venomous Concept, featuring Kevin Sharp (Lock Up, ex-Brutal Truth) and Shane Embury (Napalm Death/Brujeria/et al), premiere new single “Fractured!” Watch the video NOW!

Blast Worship: Abyssal Worm

January 31, 2023

For a change of (still fast) pace, Blast Worship investigates the thoroughly not sketchy, crust-fueled blast beats of Germans Abyssal Worm.

Track Premiere: Street Tombs – “Devour”

January 31, 2023

Street Tombs‘ scrumptious death metal is what’s for dinner on “Devour.”

Five For Friday: January 27, 2023

January 27, 2023

This week’s roundup of new releases includes the latest from Conjureth, Ominous Scriptures, Ashen Horde and more!

Brand New CULT NEVER DIES Books Available Exclusively in North America via Decibel!

January 27, 2023

Avoid crushing international shipping fees and get Cult Never Dies‘ incredible Dutch death metal history, black metal photo book, classic early ’90s zine anthologies and more exclusively via Decibel.

Video Premiere: Phantom Fire – “Mara”

January 26, 2023

Take a beer run with black/death/thrashers Phantom Fire in their new video for “Mara.”

Track Premiere: Sorceress – “Nine Muses”

January 25, 2023

Before Mizmor and Hell, there was Sorceress. Stream “Nine Muses” and hear the record rescued from 14 years of obscurity by King Volume Records.

Blast Worship: Noisy Neighbors

January 24, 2023

San Antonio’s Noisy Neighbors are never more than a few seconds away from a blast beat.

Video Premiere: Freja – “Scattered Shields”

January 23, 2023

Dutch black metal duo Freja share a new music video of woodland witchcraft for their 2022 single, “Scattered Shields.”

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Parabolita

January 18, 2023

As stouts go, Firestone Walker’s Parabolita is perfect. Aged in bourbon barrels with a mix of vanilla beans, cocoa nibs, and sea salt to create an enhanced stout experience.

Track Premiere: Valletta – “Come Alive”

January 18, 2023

North Carolina dark metal quartet Valletta escape the shadows to jump start your heart with their first high-voltage single, “Come Alive.”

Blast Worship: Massacred

January 17, 2023

Does the new LP of horror-obsessed Mortician-worship from Massacred rule? You bet your Ash it does!

GODTHRYMM Premiere Exclusive New Track, “In Perpetuum,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

January 12, 2023

Hear and acquire this Godthrymm disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Album Premiere: Degraved – ‘Whispered Morbidity’

January 11, 2023

Degraved murder silence with their new EP of disgusting Seattle death metal, Whispered Morbidity. Out January 20th from Gurgling Gore.

Unlock 15% Off Exclusive OBITUARY LPs with purchase of the new OBITUARY issue of Decibel!

January 6, 2023

Grab a copy of the new issue to unlock 15% off of our exclusive vinyl variants of Obituary’s latest live releases, Slowly We Rot – Live And Rotting and Cause Of Death – Live Infection.

Blast Worship: no_clip

January 5, 2023

Hear California fastcore force no_clip blast first and ask questions later on Backrooms.

Blast Worship’s Top 10 Grindcore Songs of 2022

January 3, 2023

2022 might finally be over, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want one final mirco list in your life, right? So here are the Top 10 Grindcore Songs of the last 12 months.

Track Premiere: Forever Autumn – “The Forest and the Nyght”

December 21, 2022

Take a haunting woodland walk with Forever Autumn and My Dying Bride’s Aaron Stainthorpe in “The Forest and the Nyght.”

Megadeth drummer Dirk Verbeuren Launches Savage Lands Lottery to Save Costa Rican Forests

December 20, 2022

Win cool items and help save the planet courtesy of Megadeth drummer Dirk Verbeuren’s Savage Lands nonprofit’s new “Lottery of the Trees.”

Blast Worship: Artificial Scarcity

December 20, 2022

Spend approximately five-and-a-half minutes with Philly face-melters Artificial Scarcity.

Track Premiere: Sequestrum – “Pickled Preservation”

December 19, 2022

Featuring members of Chaotian and Undergang, Denmark death fiends Sequestrum are well-preserved in old-school, gross-out death metal metal.

Plague Patrol Premiere New Song from Split with Sewer Fiend

December 13, 2022

Hear the new split from monstrous Czech death fiends Plague Patrol.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Babylone

December 9, 2022

The idea behind the Brussels Beer Project’s “bread IPA” is up-cycling: At least 20% of the grain base of Babylone is from loaves of unsold bread, which have been dried out and pulverized into crumbs.

Video Premiere: Revenge Beast – “Egregore”

December 7, 2022

There’s a new tech death band in town, hailing from both Boston and New Jersey and dishing out us some classic, heavy brutality, get to know Revenge Beast via their new video for “Eregore.”