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Video Premiere: WOORMS – ‘Quiet As Isaac’

March 28, 2022

Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based trio WOORMS unveils their third LP, Fatalismo, this spring, and they’re giving us a teaser right now with the video for “Quiet As Isaac.”

Video Premiere: THROES – ‘Fang’

March 24, 2022

We’re not gonna give away the ending of this new video by Idaho quintet THROES, but it will only take you about 90 seconds to figure out the twist in the chaotic “Fang.”

Mirai Kawashima of SIGH Discusses His Video Game Debut, Voice Acting and Future Sigh Material

March 24, 2022

The Sigh mastermind lends his voice to the popular horror game Dead By Daylight, as well as shares what’s in store for the avant garde black metal institution.

Track Premiere: Assumption – “Submerged by Hadean Tides”

March 23, 2022

Italian death/doom cosmonauts Assumption release their upcoming LP’s stellar first single, “Submerged by Hadean Tides.”

Blast Worship – Human Cull

March 22, 2022

Accelerate the world’s demise with some sci-fi dystopian type grindcore for U.K. trio Human Cull.

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Welcomes Mocama Beer Company & MNRK Heavy

March 17, 2022

We’re proud to announce the addition of Florida’s Mocama Beer Company to our pouring brewery lineup and MNRK Heavy to our collection of presenting sponsors for this year’s event on June 10-11 at the Fillmore Philly.

Don Argott and Demian Fenton On Their New Dio Documentary, ‘Dreamers Never Die’

March 17, 2022

New documentary Dio: Dreamers Never Die debuts at SXSW today. The filmmakers discuss how the movie came together and the lessons we can all take from Ronnie’s James Dio’s heroic journey.

Rebirth Part 2: Reactivated Skarhead Takes New “Defiance” On the Road

March 16, 2022

Certified New York City Hardcore superstar Danny Diablo resurrects Skarhead and Crown of Thornz for a multi-front breakdown war.

Cradle of Filth Stream Their Full “Dusk…and Her Embrace” Set This Weekend

March 16, 2022

Cradle of Filth revisit their landmark Dusk…and her Embrace album with a special performance streaming on the Spring Equinox.

Blast Worship: Fake Dust

March 15, 2022

There may be (at least) two Portlands, but there is only one grindcore band called Fake Dust.

Fallow Heart: Truth in Dissonance Part II: Don Anderson (Sculptured, ex-Agalloch) On Art As a Leaderless Movement

March 14, 2022

In which we present the second part of Sculptured, ex-Agalloch guitarist Don Anderson and Decibel‘s Forrest Pitts lengthy discussion on creative musical impact.

Exclusive EP Premiere: Dry Socket – “Cessation”

March 11, 2022

Sometimes a name perfectly encapsulates what a band sounds like. And Portland’s Dry Socket found the exact right moniker to describe their painful, impossible-to-ignore approach to hardcore punk.

Track Premiere: Guardrails — “Yours Truly”

March 9, 2022

It’s been a long goddamn while since a hardcore band blasted out of the gate with a sound as feral and kinetic – yet savvily refined in construction – as Guardrails. Hear them now.

Track Premiere: As the World Dies – “Desolate”

March 9, 2022

U.K. death metal antagonists As the World Dies premiere their new single, “Desolate.” Album out on March 25.

Pre-Order DEVIL MASTER’s ‘Ecstasies of Never Ending Night’ on Decibel-Exclusive Colored Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

March 8, 2022

The Decibel edition of Devil Master‘s Ecstasies of Never Ending Night LP is “Clear with Violet & Black Splatter” vinyl and limited to just 100 copies worldwide!

Blast Worship: BLCKHWK

March 8, 2022

Get down with the serious beatdowns of Indonesian grinders BLCKHWK.

Track Premiere: Come to Grief – ‘Life’s Curse’

March 8, 2022

Hear doom heavyweights Come to Grief unleash the first single form their debut full-length album, When the World Dies, out May 20, via Translation Loss.

Album Premiere: Hellfrost and Fire – ‘Fire, Frost and Hell’

March 2, 2022

Claim your own hot or cold spot in hell and blast the debut album from death metal demons Hellfrost and Fire. Stream it now before the album’s March 18th release.

Full-Album Premiere: Comé Mierda – ‘2021 Demo’

March 1, 2022

Hear Horror Pain Gore Death Productions’ reissue of Comé Mierda‘s ripping 2021 demo. That counts as a premiere, right?

Video Premiere: Roadkiller ft. Jess Margera  – “Like the Crow”

February 28, 2022

Watch Philly-based speed rock force Roadkiller team up with CYK’s Jess Margera for the project’s latest single.

Fall and Rise: Eddie Leeway Takes On Cancer

February 23, 2022

Eddie Sutton of metallic hardcore crossover underground royalty Leeway continues to battle an aggressive cancer. Here’s the latest update and how you can help.

Track Premiere: Hellbore – “All Men Are Created Evil”

February 23, 2022

Tech death duo Hellbore banish us to the underworld in their sinister new track, “All Men are Created Evil.”

Dreary North Fest Announce Lineup for 2022

February 22, 2022

Cloud Rat, World Peace, Sick/Tired, Choke, Fluoride, Knoll, Test, Sissy Spacek, Grishka and Brazil’s Test all set for the second annual Dreary North Fest.

Video Premiere: Helsott – ‘I’ll Make Ya Famous’

February 21, 2022

California’s Helsott are here to grace your unholy President’s Day off are with their new official video for “I’ll Make Ya Famous.”

Blast Worship – Bodyrot

February 15, 2022

Sick, twisted crust-influenced grind is skin that Bodyrot are in on Fleshworks.

News: Supergroup End Reign Unveil Face-Melting Tracks

February 11, 2022

End Reign, featuring Mike Score (All Out War), Domenic Romeo (Integrity), Art Legere (Bloodlet) and Adam Jarvis (Misery Index), are your new favorite metallic hardcore supergroup.

Dead Kennedys – Frankenchrist

February 10, 2022

After over a decade of trying, we finally induct Dead Kennedys‘ landmark Frankenchrist into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Video Premiere: Entering the Final, Final Frontier With Red Fiction’s “Clone 13”

February 10, 2022

Brass-heavy metallers Red Fiction ask the age-old question: “What happens if the last human to escape the Earth he just destroyed was judged by soul-sucking Aliens?”

Full Album Stream: Backslider – “Psychic Rot”

February 9, 2022

Keep on rotting in the free world with a full album stream from Philly metallic punks Backslider.