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THE NOISY FRENCH: Inside the French Noise Rock Scene

August 8, 2019

We resurrect a previously unreleased Decibel trend piece from 2015 on the French Noise Rock scene.

Full Album Stream: Strung Out — “Songs of Armor and Devotion”

August 7, 2019

Thirty years in Strung Out remains king of the metal-tinged punk hardcore mountain with its ninth full-length.

Blast Worship: Stimulant

August 6, 2019

Get amped on Brooklyn grindcore/powerviolence duo Stimulant.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 5: The Penultimate Revenge!

August 2, 2019

In the fifth installment on our Heavy Meta series, metal journalists Jeff Wagner, Ula Gehret, Joseph Schafer, Daniel Lake and Adem Tepedelen return for another round of heavy metal record review questioning.

Track Premiere: Howling Giant – ‘Comet Rider’

August 1, 2019

Howling Giant ride the through the ashes of stoner rock stagnation with the first track from their new LP The Space Between Worlds.

Track Premiere: Eternal Storm — “Through the Wall of Light Pt. 1 (The Strand)”

July 31, 2019

Extremely black clouds and soaring guitar leads gather over this track premiere courtesy Madrid melodic death metallers Eternal Storm.

Ex-Turbonegro Vocalist Hank von Hell Reveals Insane Tour Rider for U.S. Dates

July 31, 2019

Catch Hank von Hell is U.S. starting in August, but don’t expect to bake a motherfuckin’ in his green room. The ingredients aren’t on his rider.

Live Review: Baroness Paints Indianapolis Gold & Grey

July 31, 2019

Decibel found shelter from storm clouds in a Baroness concert on the Indianapolis stop of their Gold & Grey tour.

GWAR Begin Crowdfunding New Card Game

July 30, 2019

Travel throughout GWAR‘s history in a new card game.

Blast Worship: Jig-Ai

July 30, 2019

Get ready to surf the wave of gore-grinding godliness from Prague trio Jig-Ai.

Track Premiere: Meatwound – ‘Fist of God’

July 29, 2019

All hail the new flesh, and the new track from noise-rock crushers Meatwound.

Hear Exhorder Perform Demo-Era Classic “Legions of Death” Via Decibel Flexi Series

July 29, 2019

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Exhorder flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new live version of a demo-era classic via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

The Decibel Meter: Frostdemonwinterstorms …. in July?

July 28, 2019

This month’s Decibel Meter withstands the fall of time, but not quite at the the heart of winter, for a summer/winter battle courtesy of Abbath.

Utrecht-based Black Metal duo Nevel unveil their new album

July 26, 2019

Check out this exclusive premiere of the Dutch black metal/noise artists’ sophomore album.

Track Premiere: White Ward – ‘Love Exchange Failure’

July 24, 2019

You know how you’re always thinking, “this black metal is great, but what it really needs is more saxophone?” Well, Ukraine post-black metallers White Ward have read your mind.

Album Premiere: Death Before Dishonor “Unfinished Business”

July 24, 2019

Boston hardcore institution Death Before Dishonor returns after a decade with the ferocious new full-length Unfinished Business.

Blast Worship: BADxMOUTH

July 23, 2019

We only have good things to say about Portland, OR grinders BADxMOUTH.

Back From the Dead, Again: Matt Fox Talks Zombie Apocalypse Resurrection, Shai Hulud’s Future

July 17, 2019

Shai Hulud side project Zombie Apocalypse is outta the grave again…and metal thrashing mad!

Full Album Stream: Shades of Deep Water – ‘Death’s Threshold’

July 17, 2019

Finnish solo funeral doom project Shades of Deep Water crosses Death’s Threshold on their new LP.

Batushka Grace the Cover of Decibel’s September Issue

July 16, 2019

We have a limited number of advance copies of the August issue of Decibel, featuring a flexi disc with an exclusive new recording from Exhorder, available now. Don’t blow it.

Blast Worship: Powerviolence Round-Up

July 16, 2019

Get to know powerviolence “hopefuls” Sick Shit, Medication Time, Fissure, Hong Kong Fuck You and more.

Track Premiere: Shock Narcotic – ‘Erratic Smearing Vitals’

July 15, 2019

Former and current members of the Dillinger Escape Plan, Child Bite, Shit Life, the Black Dahlia Murder and Battlecross join forces to grind faces.

Psycho Las Vegas Acts Share their Best (And Worst) Gambling Stories

July 11, 2019

With Psycho Las Vegas fast approaching (Aug 16-18, 2019), Decibel tracks down members of Psycho performing acts 1349, Goatwhore, Nothing, Rotting Christ, Lucifer and rolls the dice.

Wreck and Reference Make the Old “In and Out” New Again

July 10, 2019

Watch the video for Wreck and Reference‘s latest “single,” “What Goes in and Comes Out.”

Track Premiere: IATT – ‘Arsenic Ways’

July 10, 2019

Philly-based progressive black metallers IATT reveal the first track from their sophomore album, Nomenclature.

Video Premiere & Interview: Møl — “Sundrowned”

July 10, 2019

If you thought you were drowning in sun before, just wait until this new video from Danish blackgaze up-and-comers Møl gets through with you.