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Burn in Astrophobos’ “Fire of Catharsis”

December 7, 2018

There’s no such thing as too much melodic black metal. Check out Astrophobos’ latest offering in case you need more convincing.

Track Premiere: Beaten to Death’s “Livet Tar, Og Livet Tar”

December 6, 2018

Norway’s Beaten to Death have been upending grindcore tropes since 2010 and are about to offer up more fun for the fourth time on Agronomicon.

Track and Video Premiere: Carrion Mother – ‘Schwarzschild’

December 5, 2018

German doom explorers Carrion Mother launch us into space’s pitch-black embrace in their new track, “Schwarzschild.”

Mourn at Obliteration’s Obscure Cenotaph

November 30, 2018

Obliteration is one of a handful of death metal bands that manage to balance a reverence for the old-school with a desire to carve their own path.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Trevor Phipps of Unearth

November 29, 2018

To celebrate the release of Unearth‘s new album, Extinction(s), we caught up with vocalist Trevor Phipps to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Former The Devil’s Blood Vocalist Farida Lemouchi Returns with Molasses

November 27, 2018

Roadburn 2019 commission the return of ex-The Devil’s Blood frontwoman Farida Lemouchi in a special new project.

Burning Beard Brewing Added to Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles

November 21, 2018

Find out what the newest brewery addition have on tap for the rapidly approaching Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles.

Deafheaven Grace the Cover of the January Decibel

November 19, 2018

We have a limited number of advance copies of the January issue of Decibel, featuring an ultra-rare Withered PICTURE FLEXI DISC – available now. Don’t blow it.

Myrkur Announces New EP, Debuts New Video

November 14, 2018

Danish artist Myrkur will release a new EP next month.

Metal Booking Agent Loses Home in California Fire, GoFundMe Established

November 13, 2018

Booking agent and longtime Decibel friend Dan Rozenblum lost his home in the California wildfires; a GoFundMe has been established to benefit the family.

Noisem Guitarist Sebastian Philips Joins Exhumed

November 12, 2018

Noisem guitarist Sebastian Philips officially joins Exhumed.

The Ocean Share ‘Making of’ Video for New Album

November 1, 2018

Watch a behind-the-scenes video from atmospheric sludge crushers The Ocean now.

Behemoth to Host ‘I Loved You at Your Darkest’-themed Art Installation in NYC

November 1, 2018

Behemoth will host a specially-curated art exhibition following their NYC show on November 3.

Inhabit the Corpse: An Interview (+Full Album Stream) with Devil Master

October 31, 2018

We summon Philadelphia’s Devil Master and stream their remastered compilation album, Manifestations, out this Friday on Relapse.

Full Album Stream: Flageladör – “Predileção Pelo Macabro”

October 30, 2018

Check out the killer new album from Brazilian speed metal thrashers Flageladör.

Gone One Year: Remembering Martin Eric Ain

October 21, 2018

A year ago today, Celtic Frost and Hellhammer visionary Martin Eric Ain died from an unexpected heart attack at 50. To honor his massive and enduring influence on the music we love, we are rerunning our obituary.

Of Bile and Fortified Ruins: Akitsa Releases Credo

October 19, 2018

Akitsa issues another salvo of blood, bile and darkness on “Credo,” out now via Profound Lore. Essential listening for all fans of raw black metal.

Full Album Stream: Internal Bleeding – “Corrupting Influence”

October 18, 2018

Slam death metal pioneers Internal Bleeding return to honor the dead and crush the living with Corrupting Influence.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Tony Rettman Interview

October 17, 2018

As part of an ongoing celebration the tenth anniversary of heavy metal-centric book publisher Bazillion Points, we speak to hardcore archivist and author Tony Rettman.