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Full Album Stream: Slomatics – ‘Canyons’

June 5, 2019

Venture back to deep space with doom explorers Slomatics on their 6th LP Canyons.

Blast Worship: Ramuh

June 4, 2019

Members of Maruta and Full of Hell deliver the grindy goods as Ramuh.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 1

May 31, 2019

Longtime metal journalists Jeff Wagner and Ula Gehret go deep on the mechanics of the heavy metal record review.

Avail – “Over the James”

May 30, 2019

Avail’s melodic hardcore classic Over the James enters the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Blast Worship: Ixias

May 28, 2019

Decibel‘s weekly grindcore fix returns to our nation’s capitol for a second week in a row.

Full Album Stream: Kull – ‘Exile’

May 24, 2019

Awaited debut album Exile by the members of the Sheffield’s Bal-Sagoth out now via Black Lion Records.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Three Brain-Blasting Heavy Metal Revelations From “Blood On Black Wax”

May 22, 2019

Take an expertly guided tour of heavy metal horror soundscape via the lush, brilliantly curated new book Blood on Black Wax.

Track Premiere: Pale Misery – “No Choice”

May 22, 2019

Louisiana crust fiends Pale Misery offer “No Choice” but to listen to their newest blackened ripper.

Blast Worship: Needle

May 21, 2019

D.C.-area grinders Needle do the damage.

Interview: Lo-Pan: “People Overlook Ohio for Art and Music at their Own Peril.”

May 15, 2019

Ohio rock quartet on their new LP, their new label and “finding a way out of the bullshit.”

Track Premiere & Interview: Temple Koludra — ‘Namarupa’

May 15, 2019

The latest track from German blackened death outfit Temple Koludra is a genre and border busting adventure in heavy metal transcendence.

Blast Worship: Human Effluence

May 14, 2019

The competition is “stiff,” but meet your new favorite Hyper Gore Blast band.

Track Premiere: Thonian Horde – ‘Brickstorm’

May 13, 2019

Members of Admiral Browning, Pale Divine, Faith In Jane, Weed Is Weed and Bailjack get their doomend black on.

Tomb Mold: “We Wanted to Up the Ante in Every Department”

May 10, 2019

Inspiration never sleeps, it only slays. Check out “Infinite Resurrection” from Tomb Mold‘s new album!

Video Premiere: Deadbird – “Alexandria”

May 8, 2019

Watch the brand new video from Arkansas doomongers Deadbird.

Track Premiere: Ian Blurton – “Seven Bells”

May 8, 2019

Canadian songwriter and recording veteran Ian Blurton shares another burner from his volcanic solo album Signals Through the Flame with trad metal delight “Seven Bells..”

Varathron’s “His Majesty at the Swamp” Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

May 1, 2019

Varathron‘s 1993 classic, His Majesty at the Swamp, is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Track Premiere: Diagonal Path — “The Die-Off”

May 1, 2019

Freya guitarist Brendon Flynn returns with the proggy, atmosphere-heavy Diagonal Path — and we’ve got an exclusive stream of a new track.

Full Demo Stream: Lathliss – “Demo II”

April 30, 2019

USBM duo Lathliss have conjured a new demo tape. Check it out now.

Blast Worship: Menacing Glare

April 30, 2019

Baldwin Park, California ain’t got nuthin’ on Copenhagen, Denmark

FLASH SALE: Decibel Books and T-Shirts As Low As $5!

April 26, 2019

Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies and The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol II books are just $10! Metal & Beer Fest shirts, Decibel Tour shirts and Choosing Death Fest shirts are just $5!

Track By Track: Cauldron Burial — “Amanti d’oltretomba”

April 24, 2019

Cauldron Burial is back to give you a little “love from beyond the grave” — and scare the hell out of you to boot.

Full Album Stream and Interview: The Mound Builders

April 24, 2019

Indiana sludge rockers The Mound Builders celebrate ten loud years with their eponymous LP.

Full EP Stream: Nighnacht – “Christophilia”

April 23, 2019

A full stream of the debut 7” from Nighnacht, the killer new band from Nunslaughter frontman Don of the Dead. Check it out now.

Blast Worship: Ground

April 23, 2019

Checking in on the newest release from New Jersey’s great grind hope.