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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.

Track Premiere: Bloodlet — “Viper in Hand”

November 20, 2019

Get those veins ready — after nearly two decades metalcore trailblazers Bloodlet are back, blades gleaming.

Track Premiere: Evadne – “Colossal”

November 20, 2019

Spanish doom-death gloomcasters Evadne unveil “Colossal” from the band’s titanic upcoming Dethroned of our Souls compilation.

Blast Worship: Snitchgrinder

November 19, 2019

Don’t keep it a secret — blasting Brooklyn duo Snitchgrinder totally rule.

Video Premiere: Watch Rodrigo y Gabriela Cover Metallica’s “Battery”

November 19, 2019

The acclaimed acoustic duo’s cover of the Metallica is featured on their upcoming METTAL EP out November 29.

Fallow Heart: The Ad-libs of Forgotten Gods (Nuno Lourenço: Part II)

November 15, 2019

Fallow Heart makes a concerted effort provide a glimpse of some of Nuno Lourenço’s work in a more linear and sober fashion.

SPOILER: Here Are Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2019

November 12, 2019

SPOILER! SPOILER! SPOILER! Don’t click here if you don’t want to see Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2019. Definitely click here if you love typing “NO [INSERT ALBUM HERE]? THIS LIST IS INVALID!”

Blast Worship: Shrivel Up

November 12, 2019

Seriously, they’re pretty sure it’s just the cold water, but grinders Shrivel Up are still happy to see you.

Fest Alert: Dungeon Siege West

November 8, 2019

Dungeon Siege West brings three nights of dark dungeon magic to Seattle. Check out some of the acts performing next weekend via a curated selection of tracks from West festival organizer, Ingsmith.

Track Premiere: Fabio Frizzi – “Spiders Attack Alternative Mix”

November 6, 2019

Cult horror film composer extraordinaire Fabio Frizzi wants to take you back to The Beyond. Come take his hand.

Track Premiere: Diabolic Night – “In Retribution”

November 6, 2019

Diabolic Night infuse NWOBHM and speed metal with pitch-black infernal power on the new single from their Beyond the Realm LP, “In Retribution.”

Blast Worship: Blame God

November 5, 2019

Long Island: Where Blast Worship becomes Breakdown Worship.

Full Album Stream: Forest of Tygers – ‘I Will Die of Violence’

November 4, 2019

Nashville sludge, black metal, death metal, doom and hardcore predators stream their latest for Acteon Records right here, right now.

Mayhem and Abbath Announced for 2020 Decibel Magazine Tour!

November 4, 2019

Tickets for the 2020 Decibel Magazine Tour go on sale Friday, November 8 at 10 AM local time. More acts to be announced in December!

Video Premiere: Aftermath – ‘Scientists and Priest’

November 1, 2019

If you’re looking for affirmation of the separation between church and state, then Aftermath have got some bad fucking news for you.

Video Premiere: Vessel of Light – ‘Meat and Bone’

October 30, 2019

Jersey doom crew Vessel of Light‘s razor-sharp doom attack cuts through meat and bone.