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Video Premiere: Folterkammer – ‘Die Hymne’

December 11, 2020

Watch Folterkammer combine opera and black metal in their new music video.

Cynic Bassist Sean Malone Dies at 50

December 10, 2020

Decibel sends our deepest condolences to his family, friends, bandmates and countless fans around the world. Rest in power, Sean.

Always Love, Never Fear: Harvey Milk’s Creston Spiers Talks Bringing it All Back Home

December 9, 2020

Harvey Milk frontman Creston Spiers returns with a predictably unpredictable, heavy, fuzzy take on classic rock.

Album Premiere and Interview: Gjoad – ‘Samanōn’

December 9, 2020

Austrian newcomers Gjoad create entrancing worlds with atmospheric dark rock on their debut LP, Samanōn.

Blast Worship: Incinerated

December 8, 2020

Hear Aussie death blasters Incinerated deliver a new split of thunderous hyper goreblast insanity mixed with absolutely bowel-shaking slam.

Full EP Stream: Ten Ton Hammer – ‘New Failures’

December 3, 2020

Philadelphia-based bashers Ten Ton Hammer drop five new tracks of ’90s-fueled metal and hardcore squarely on your cranium with the New Failures EP.

Album Premiere: Morpholith – ‘Null Dimensions’

December 2, 2020

Icelandic voidwalkers Morpholith teleport listeners with the cosmic doom of their Null Dimensions sophomore EP.

Video Premiere: Night Cobra – ‘Escape From Earth”

December 1, 2020

Houston-based trad metallers do John Carpenter proud in the new video for “Escape from Earth.”

Venomous Concept Premiere New Track, “Vote Clown Party” Via Decibel Flexi Series

December 1, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Venomous Concept flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Fallow Heart: The Uncertainty Principle, A Biased Observation of Steve Austin, Part 2

November 27, 2020

Part II of III of an exhaustive look at the improbable crossover appeal of Steve Austin’s legendary noise/rock/metal institution Today Is the Day.

Valac and Kommodus Premiere ‘Eclipsing Honour and Decay’ Split Cassette

November 27, 2020

Hear this crucial split between obscure American black mist Valac and Australia’s insanely prolific Kommodus.

Track Premiere: Andrew Leman Reads H. P. Lovecraft’s “The Festival”

November 25, 2020

If you think this Friday is gonna be black, wait until you hear the sinister delights Cadabra Records, H.P. Lovecraft, and Fabio Frizzi are cooking up for Christmas…

Album Premiere: Golgata – ‘Tempel’

November 25, 2020

Swedish black metal duo Golgata anonymously wield scorched melodies on their mesmerizing sophomore record, Tempel.

Fissure Announce Two New EPs!

November 24, 2020

Hear hardcore/powerviolence four-piece Fissure debut a pair of new singles from a pair of new EPs.

Darkthrone’s ‘A Blaze in the Northern Sky’ Honored By the National Library of Norway

November 23, 2020

As part of it’s “Enlightened” exhibition, Norway’s national library has honored Darkthrone‘s classic album.

‘Rotting Ways: The History of Finnish Death Metal’ Book On the Way from Cult Never Dies

November 20, 2020

This new 300-page hardcover on Cult Never Dies offers an deep dive into the legendary Finnish death metal underground of the early 1990s.

Judas Priest’s ‘Painkiller’ Enters Decibel Hall of Fame, January Issue Now Available

November 20, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the December issue of Decibel, featuring our 10th anniversary Decibel Flexi Series entry from Venomous Concept.

Get Tickets to Butler Fest! Help Support Landmine Marathon Guitarist’s Recovery

November 19, 2020

Get tickets to Butler Fest and support one of our own while you watch a killer fest instead of talking to your family about the election (or anything!) over Thanksgiving!

Track Premiere: City of Industry – ‘Broken Cisterns Hold No Water’

November 19, 2020

Seattle area power trio, City of Industry‘s emotional metallic hardcore is the prefect soundtrack to 2020’s rollercoaster of emotions.

Track Premiere: Knut Cracks the Whip with “Spit”

November 19, 2020

Hummus Records has secured the rights and responsibility for the re-issue of Knut‘s first release, Leftovers. Hear a remastered version of “Spit” now.

Exclusive Video Report: In the Studio with Municipal Waste and Arthur Rizk

November 18, 2020

Catch up with thrashers Municipal Waste as they record their seventh LP in a Philly studio with renowned engineer Arthur Rizk.

Album Premiere: Horncrowned – ‘Rex Exterminii (The Hand of the Opposer)’

November 18, 2020

Colombian black metal squadron Horncrowned unleash their new album of demonic warfare, the Armageddon-beckoning Rex Exterminii (The Hand of the Opposer).

Blast Worship: Ischemic Necrosis

November 17, 2020

Hear grinding solo project Ischemic Necrosis deliver 29 tracks of hyperblasting pathological noisegrind/goregrind/gorenoise.

Many Suffer, Featuring ex-My Dying Bride Guitarist Calvin Robertshaw, Unveil New Blacked Doom Track

November 16, 2020

Hear “The Trees Die Standing,” the first officially released material from Calvin Robertshaw’s (ex-My Dying Bride) black/doom project Many Suffer.

Video Premiere: Sword Collector – “Inherit the Scepter”

November 13, 2020

Post-punk goth rockers Sword Collector premiere their triumphant “Inherit the Scepter” video. Seize the blade and stream it now.

Video Premiere: Eternal Struggle- “Indoctrination”

November 13, 2020

Tel-Aviv’s metallic hardcore warriors are here with a new video from their upcoming full-length due out this winter.

Scream Just Words: Vocalists Sound Off About Their Craft

November 12, 2020

One King Down/Most Precious Blood/Take Life vocalist Rob Fusco discusses the craft of lyric writing and execution with a variety of his extreme music contemporaries from Napalm Death, Lamb of God, Lingua Ignota and more.