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No Corporate Beer Reviews: Salts

April 14, 2021

Black Narrows Brewing Co’s Salts states a pretty persuasive case for why sessionable wild ales might be the next big thing.

Video Premiere: Carnivora – “Hypnogenic”

April 14, 2021

Massachusetts metal quintet Carnivora recruit guest performances from two Shadows Fall members for their new single, “Hypnogenic.”

Blast Worship: Sugar Wounds

April 13, 2021

Are Myrtle Beach’s Sugar Wounds the world’s first “shoegrind” band? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t listen to their Calico Dreams release right now.

Track Premiere: Solstice “Ignite”

April 12, 2021

Florida death/thrash legends Solstice spark personal resolve on new track “Ignite.” Streaming faster and harder at Decibel!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Croatoan

April 9, 2021

Toast the release of Zao’s new album, The Crimson Corridor, with Croatoan, the band’s incredible new beer collab with Grand Rapids’ Speciation Artisan Ales.

Track Premieres: Human Obliteration and Vile Species Deliver a Grind Double-Dose

April 6, 2021

Hear the ripping new split from Sacramento’s Human Obliteration and Athens-based maniacs Vile Species.

Album Stream: Impure – ‘The Carrion Feast’

April 2, 2021

Blackened death duo Impure summon hellfire with their sinister 7″ release of “The Carrion Feast” and “Into Cataclysm.”

Full Album Premiere: Karkait – ‘Yevul’

March 30, 2021

Hear Jerusalem’s Karkait bring forth its potent mix of black metal anguish and angular grindcore on Yevul

Track Premiere: Empty Throne – ‘And All Shall Know His Name’

March 29, 2021

Blackened death tour de force Empty Throne (feat. current and former members of Possessed, Abbath, The Kennedy Veil and Angerot) debut their first song.

Converge Contribute an Exclusive Track to the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, April 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from the legendary Converge.

Nancy Barile’s Soundtrack for Punk Rock Rebellion

March 24, 2021

Writer/award-winning educator/hardcore punk trailblazer Nancy Barile curates an eclectic, vivifying playlist to mark the release of her stellar new memoir “I’m Not Holding Your Coat.

Blast Worship: Sulk

March 23, 2021

U.K. blasters Sulk do the very opposite via their eclectic, self-aware grindcore.

Paradise Lost’s “Gothic” Turns 30! Celebrate With Our Classic Hall of Fame Story

March 19, 2021

On the 30th anniversary of Paradise Lost‘s death/doom landmark Gothic LP, we unearth our long lost Hall of Fame induction story. It’s pretty damn moist.

Album Premiere: Amammoth – ‘The Fire Above’

March 17, 2021

Australian doom trio Amammoth light prehistoric joints from a stoner/sludge bonfire on their debut LP, The Fire Above.

Q&A: Laurie Sue Shanaman (Ails) on a Year of Essential Work During the Pandemic

March 16, 2021

Ails’ vocalist works as a case manager in San Francisco where she assists homeless citizens transitioning to supportive housing. Shanaman discusses putting her health on the line to ensure that the most vulnerable among us continue to have a lifeline.

Blast Worship: Last Days of Humanity

March 16, 2021

Hear Dutch goregrinders Last Days of Humanity “clean up” their sound on Horrific Compositions of Decomposition.

Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream Line-Up Announced!

March 12, 2021

North America’s only monthly metal magazine celebrates 200 issues via a FREE streaming event featuring new and exclusive sets from Midnight, Khemmis, Full of Hell, Horrendous and Wake.

Track Premiere: Crypts of Despair – “Excruciating Weight”

March 11, 2021

Get crushed by the “Excruciating Weight” of Lithuanian death metal duskbringers Crypts of Despair. All Light Swallowed is out April 23rd.

Album Stream: Getting Tipsy on WitchTit’s “Intoxicating Lethargy”

March 11, 2021

Hear Intoxicating Lethargy, the debut album by not-as-cold-as-you’ve-been-led-to-believe doomsters WitchTit!

Exclusive Stream: Merauder — “94 Demo”

March 10, 2021

Revisit the apprentice killer days of metallic hardcore innovators Merauder.

Track by Track: Black Knife – ‘Murder Season’

March 10, 2021

Blackened scumpunks Black Knife just released their homicidal LP, Murder Season. Founding vocalist/guitarist Hellwulv describes its fury track by track.

Blast Worship: Regional Justice Center

March 9, 2021

Regional Justice Center’s sophomore full-length Crime and Punishment is our grinding face-peeler of the week.

Track Premiere: Zao – “Croatoan”

March 4, 2021

“This song is a vehicle for that feeling and relates it back to dissociation and being lost in strange dimensions and dreams.”

Blast Worship: Jarhead Fertilizer

March 2, 2021

Maryland grinders Jarhead Fertilizer emerge from six years of recording silence with Product of My Environment.

Track Premiere: Icon of Sin – “Icon of Sin”

March 1, 2021

Icon of Sin don’t want you for dead. But they’re gonna get you check out their eponymous new single of classic heavy metal from their forthcoming debut LP.