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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.

The Hammer of the Underground: Ex-Madball/Agnostic Front Drummer Will Shepler Talks New Outfit The Take

October 30, 2019

Legendary NYHC drummer Will Shepler is back stirring the brutal-yet-catchy sonic melting pot once again with The Take

Mæntrə: Introducing Your New Favorite “Grindustrial” Band

October 30, 2019

If you enjoy the brutality of tech death, but wish you could add some Fear Factory, Godflesh and Nocturnus into the mix: you need to listen to this band.

Blast Worship: S.I.R.

October 29, 2019

We welcome musical interference from Russian grindcore assets S.I.R.

Progressive Bashers Lowcaster Issue New Album: “Flames Arise”

October 25, 2019

San Fran’s Lowcaster brings a unique voice to the world of progressive heavy metal: crushing and powerful, but still connects on a deep emotional level.

Carcass to Release First New Song in Six Years Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

October 25, 2019

A brand new Carcass song, “Under the Scalpel Blade” is coming to the Decibel Flexi Series. You’ll need an active deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, November 4 at 12pm EST if you want one.

EP Stream: Formless Master’s First Strike and Takafumi Matsubara Interview

October 24, 2019

We’re showcasing the new EP by Formless Master, featuring Takafumi Matsubara, as well as an interview with the man himself.

Exclusive: Stream the new SWANS album “Leaving Meaning”

October 23, 2019

While listening to the new Swans LP, Leaving Meaning, check out a new Q&A with Michael Gira about how the album came together and what’s next for Swans.

Metal & Beer Fest Pairing & Killing: Gatecreeper + Wake

October 22, 2019

Decibel is proud to announce the exclusive Metal & Beer Fest: LA collab between Gatecreeper and Wake Brewing, Boiled Over Lager!

Blast Worship: Deplete

October 22, 2019

In Russia, you do not blast beat; in Russia, beat blasts you.

Track Premiere: Warsenal – ‘Doomed From Birth’

October 21, 2019

The latest single from Montreal, Canada-based speed metal trio Warsenal is doomed — and thrashed — from birth!

Video Premiere: Take Offense – ‘Internalized’

October 17, 2019

Don’t hold back! Hardcore crew Take Offense let it all out in their new video for “Internalize”.

Die Choking Dish the Dirt on Bitcoin, Airways, Extra Strings

October 17, 2019

Catching up with Philly grind crew Die Choking to talk cryptocurrency and their new album, IV.

Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls Is Coming To America

October 17, 2019

Nigel Tufnel and David St. Hubbins are sitting this one out, but you can still catch Spinal Tap‘s led bassist on the west coast in November

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Ex-Hardcore Frontman Tim Cundle’s Debut Novel Brings the Crime & Punishment

October 16, 2019

Tim Cundle trades a mic and hardcore breakdowns for a word processor, but Compression is still underground and heavy as fuck.

Blast Worship: Heinous

October 15, 2019

Looking for death/grind in the vein of Bolt Thrower, Mortician and Carcass, but with breakdowns? Then Phoenix grinders Heinous have got you covered!

What the Heck is an Unsplit? Total Fucking Destruction and Analkholic have Answers

October 10, 2019

The funny thing about this forthcoming release from Total Fucking Destruction and Analkholic courtesy the good folks at Give Praise Records is that what appears to have been the most difficult part was deciding on how to refer to it.

Maze of Zen: Author & Heavy Metal Academic Owen Coggins’ 8 Tracks for Metal Meditation

October 9, 2019

Mysticism, Ritual, and Religion in Drone Metal author Dr. Owen Coggins is here to help you transcend the material plane with a little help from his (extremely extreme) friends.

Full Album Stream: Screamer – ‘Highway of Heroes’

October 9, 2019

Swedish hell machines Screamer take a leather-clad trad metal joyride on their newest triumphant record, Highway of Heroes.

Blast Worship: Drugs of Faith

October 8, 2019

Checking in with Decibel‘s favorite not-really-grindcore band, Drugs of Faith.

Blast Worship: No One Knows What the Dead Think

October 1, 2019

U.S. grindcore legend Jon Chang returns to the blast with No One Knows What the Dead Think.

Track Premiere: Teeth – ‘Cretin’

September 30, 2019

Their bark is just as nasty as their bite – hear a brand new track from L.A. deathcrushers Teeth.