February 18, 2020 J. Bennett
Read the making of Converge‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Jane Doe before the metallic hardcore legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 4.
February 18, 2020 Gene Meyer
Hear former Kill the Client members get back to the grind with power trio Triage.
February 14, 2020 Justin Norton
We talk to onetime T.S.O.L. frontman Joe Wood about his new band and finally playing his classic mid-80s material again
February 14, 2020 J. Andrew
“That harsh, cold, and uncaring nature of the cosmos contrasts well with its immense beauty, grandeur, and mystery atop a musical canvas like black metal.”
February 13, 2020 Vince Bellino
The party rages on with Cloak, Bewitcher, Zealot R.I.P. and Blame God at the official Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly afterparty!
February 12, 2020 Shawn Macomber
In the inaugural edition of Gasping For Hair — a new column devoted to the classics of hard rock, hair metal, glam, and other heavy metal adjacent subgenres — we talk to guitarist Mark Knight about one of the wildest hard rock acts ever, Bang Tango.
February 12, 2020 Sean Frasier
Indonesian death-lifers Exhumation are back to spill fresh blood with their ripping 3rd LP Eleventh Formulae.
February 11, 2020 Dean Brown
How Hyborian have managed to achieve the difficult-to-master balance of writing complex music within the confines of pretty traditional structures.
February 11, 2020 Gene Meyer
Life to the “false grind” of Colorado deathcrushers 908.
February 10, 2020 Chris Dick
New York-based death/doom trio Weeping Sores issued one of 2019’s best releases in False Confession. We interview lead sore, Doug Moore, in this Q&A.
February 7, 2020 Albert Mudrian
Decibel‘s Bloody Valentine’s Day Sale starts NOW, but it ends Monday at 12pm EST, so bust a move.
February 6, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Crowbar‘s Kirk Windstein’s first solo album, Dream in Motion, we caught up with the sludge king to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
February 6, 2020 Albert Mudrian
Lamb of God‘s first new release in five years and the first to feature new drummer Art Cruz now has a single and a release date.
February 5, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Grindcore refracting iconoclasts Total Fucking Destruction return to provide a glimpse of what it will sound like “…to be alive at the end of the world.”
A murderer’s row of hardcore luminaries cross the streams for the latest Kings Never Die EP.
February 4, 2020 Gene Meyer
São Paulo blast squad Hutt rely on the thrash as much as the grind.
January 30, 2020 Greg Pratt
Pitting Heartwork against Slaughter of the Soul to find out once and for all which is the better album.
January 30, 2020 Kevin Stewart-Panko
“Do I amuse you?” Well, yes, you do!
January 29, 2020 Albert Mudrian
Håkan Stuvemark and Swedish deathcrushers Wombbath return with their third LP in five years and we’ve got a taste via a new tune right now.
January 29, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Vanessa Hexe, one of the leading lights of underground death doom, is summoning new atmospheres and nightmares with her debut volume of poetry, “A Winter Darkly.”
January 29, 2020 Sean Frasier
Israeli black/death battalion Arallu reveal the striking new video for “Vortex of Emotions” from their recent En Olam record.
January 28, 2020 Gene Meyer
Decibel can’t stop talking about Philly grind trio Die Choking and neither should you.
January 27, 2020 Andrew Bonazelli
Read the making of the “post-” with the most EP from the mysterious Mare.
January 24, 2020 Nick Green
Ardent Craft Ales’ IPA X may be #2,729 to the uninitiated, but currently #1 in Decibel’s hearts and bellies.
January 24, 2020 J. Andrew
Gaze into the terrifying indifference of the universe with the latest emanation of Switzerland’s Helvetic Underground Committee.
January 22, 2020 Shawn Macomber
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.
January 16, 2020 Kevin Stewart-Panko
New Jersey’s Putrascension continues the state’s contradictory nature with their new EP.
January 15, 2020 Sean Frasier
Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.
January 13, 2020 Joseph Schafer
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.
January 8, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Portuguese old school death metal power trio Innards digs deeps into the bowels of repugnance for this nasty splatter platter.