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24-Hour Flash Sale on EVERYTHING in the Decibel Store!

January 18, 2018

The USPS is gonna screw us all again on Monday, but take comfort that Decibel is gonna hook you up with a 10% discount on all store items for the next 24 hours.

Brewtal Truth: Iron Maiden’s New Light Brigade Beer Is . . . Light

January 15, 2018

Iron Maiden and Robinsons Brewery are set to unleash a lighter, sessionable version of the Trooper ale, Light Brigade Golden Beer, in February. Charge!

Monson Guitars Joins the Decibel Magazine Tour

January 4, 2018

Decibel is proud to announce that Monson Guitars have joined the Decibel Magazine Tour 2018 as a sponsor.

Track Premiere: Clamfight – ‘Echoes in Stone’

January 3, 2018

In under eight minutes, New Jersey sludge rockers Clamfight craft an epic tale of one location’s historical and supernatural transformation in “Echoes in Stone.”

Track Premiere: Spite – ‘Upon Funeral Stone’

January 2, 2018

Check out an exclusive track premiere off the debut album, Antimoshiach, from Brooklyn’s black metal anti-archangel, Spite.

Masters Degrees From the Exit Wound & Grind Curries: John Cooke On Life in Napalm Death

December 27, 2017

What’s it like to suddenly find oneself a member of grind lagends/trailblazers Napalm Death? Touring guitarist John Cooke gives us an inside look.

Visual Violence: Artist Ken Coleman On Envisioning Morbid Angel’s “Kingdoms”

December 20, 2017

Go behind the scenes with visual artist Ken Coleman for the inside story on the creation of the striking album artwork for the latest Morbid Angel record.

Foghound Bassist Rev. Jim Forrester Killed in Baltimore Shooting

December 20, 2017

Decibel sends our condolences to the family of Rev. Jim Forrester, who was killed in Baltimore on Monday.

A Life Once Lost, Fury of Five Members Start New Band, Vexes

December 15, 2017

Stream a new song from Vexes, featuring members of A Life Once Lost, Fury of Five and more!

Total F*cking Destruction Wish You a Merry Christmas

December 15, 2017

Philly grindcore outfit Total F*cking Destruction are getting in the holiday spirit. Are you?

Rank and Defile: Shane Embury Orders Napalm Death’s Albums from Worst to Best

December 13, 2017

Taken from the pages of our limited edition Napalm Death Special Issue, Napalm’s legendary bassist orders the extreme metal institution’s LP discography.

Enter the Blackened Vaults of Leviathan: The First Sublevel of Suicide

December 8, 2017

Hear the beginnings of Leviathan’s black metal classic with “The First Sublevel of Suicide,” containing demo recording of the legendary full-length debut.

The Deep, Dark Heavy Metal Roots of Occult Horror Comic New Canaan

December 6, 2017

Welcome to New Canaan, where the panics are all satanic and the metals ultra heavy.

Full Album Stream: Ignis Haereticum “Autocognition of Light”

December 5, 2017

Colombian black metallers Ignis Haereticum confound and bewitch on new album, Autocognition Of Light.

December 1: Albums Out Today

December 1, 2017

New titles out today from Morbid Angel, The Faceless and others!

Introducing Decibel Deluxe Edition Flexi Box Genre Bundles

November 27, 2017

Recently, Decibel brought flexi (boxes) back! And now we offer limited edition “Genre Bundles,” which include free copies of out of print death, black, doom, grindcore and hardcore flexi discs!

Invoking La Bruja Encabronada: Orange is the New Black’s Jessica Pimentel Joins Brujeria

November 22, 2017

Jessica Pimentel of Alekhine’s Gun and Orange is the New Black talks her wild ride as the newest member of the mighty Brujeria.

Track Premiere: Godthrymm – ‘A Grand Reclamation’

November 21, 2017

Hail “A Grand Reclamation,” the first song from the brand new UK doom powerhouse Godthrymm.

Exhorder Announce Reunion + Live Dates

November 15, 2017

Legendary NOLA thrashers Exhorder officially announced today that they have reunited. Previously, the band have not been active since Maryland Deathfest in 2011, one of their only live dates following the death of longtime bassist Frankie Sparcello. Exhorder’s last studio album was their 1992 full length The Law, followed by a live split with Suffocation, Malevolent Creation and Cancer in…

Track Premiere: House of Low Culture — “The Pervasive Mind”

November 15, 2017

Check out the first new recorded music from Aaron Turner’s House of Low Culture in four years!