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Video Premiere: Hatefulmurder – ‘Santificado Seja o Meu Ódio’

June 23, 2021

Brazilian death thrashers Hatefulmurder release the video for their only Portuguese-language single, “Santificado Seja o Meu Ódio.”

Yuckmouf and Brook Pridemore Release Split EP “Trve Grind”

June 22, 2021

In which a psychedelic doom metal band releases a split album with a folk singer from Brooklyn

Transcendence Awaits: Cop Problem/Painbody Frontwoman Deb Cohen On Her Heavy Metal Yoga Practice & Classes

June 16, 2021

Looking to sharpen your corpse pose game? Cop Problem/Painbody front woman Deb Cohen has got you covered.

Video Premiere: Unto Others, “When Will Gods Work Be Done”

June 16, 2021

Portland goth-flavored metallers Unto Others—formerly Idle Hands—return with a new name, a new label and new music.

Track Premiere: Empress – “Libations”

June 16, 2021

Vancouver post-metal project Empress raise a chalice to lost loved ones on their evocative doom single, “Libations.”

Blast Worship: Ptomatopsiaa

June 15, 2021

Are Ptomatopsiaa your new favorite hypergoreblast band? Of course they are!

Pranic Power: Chaka Malik on Orange 9MM reissues, Burn, Ghost Decibels, & the Prophecy and Peace Found In Extreme Art

June 9, 2021

Legendary hardcore vocalist Chaka Malik talks transcendence, time, and the long, impactful tailwind of 1990s NYC hardcore and post-hardcore.

Album Premiere: Void Tripper – ‘Dopefiend’

June 9, 2021

Brazilian stoner sludge degenerates Void Tripper lure doom devotees with promises of Satan and drugs on their debut LP, Dopefiend.

Future Triumph Meets Past Glory: A LOVEBITES NWOBHM Playlist

June 8, 2021

Love may bite, but Tokyo shredders LOVEBITES are here to prove old school heavy metal most certainly does not.

Blast Worship: Choke

June 8, 2021

Choke‘s It’s Hard To Talk Shit, With No Fucking Teeth is the antifacist grindcore antidote to a lifetime of bullshit.

Previously Unreleased Nachtmystium Recording from ‘Instinct: Decay’ Sessions Coming to the Decibel Flexi Series

June 4, 2021

Some 15 years after its recording, the Decibel Flexi Series releases an unearthed, never-before-heard Nachtmystium song “Chemical Catharsis” from the Instinct: Decay sessions.

Video Premiere: Burning Tongue — “Cult-De-Sac”

June 2, 2021

Burning Tongue offers up a blackened crust soundtrack to suburban madness on new track “Cult-De-Sac.”

Album Premiere: Hatesong – ‘Chapel Rats’

June 2, 2021

Indianapolis blasphemers Hatesong release their LP of blackened pestilence, Chapel Rats. Rest in power, DV Karloff.

Blast Worship: Bleachdrinker

June 1, 2021

A hearty bottoms up to Bleachdrinker‘s voracious whirlwind of blast beats and D-beats.

Stream the New Cirith Ungol EP & Read an Interview with the Legendary Robert Garven

May 27, 2021

While you listen, read our Q&A with band co-founder/drummer Robert Garven about handling pandemic setbacks, how the EP came together, and what’s next for this legendary band. 

Album Premiere: Vorvaň – ‘Awakened’

May 26, 2021

Russian hardcore/sludge outfit Vorvaň rise from slumber to release their bruising sophomore record, Awakened.

Blast Worship: Kuvotus

May 25, 2021

Hear Finnish groove grinders Kuvotus make the genre somewhat accessible in their split with fellow blasters Tunkio.

Track Premiere: Siderean – “Sidereal Evolution”

May 24, 2021

Hear Slovenian progressive death metal travelers Teleport remerge as Siderean.

Video Premiere: Xael Creates Their Own World with “Srai – The Demon of Erring”

May 20, 2021

Check out the otherworldly video from the otherworldly North Carolina sci-fi obsessed freaks Xael.

Excavating “Mystical Extraction”: A Gonemage Track by Track

May 19, 2021

Get ready for some 8-bit black metal dimension hopping courtesy Gonemage.

Album Premiere: Slithering Decay – ‘Aeons Untold’

May 19, 2021

Belgian death-dealers Slithering Decay unleash a verminous flood of buzzsaw riffs on their debut album, Aeons Untold.

Blast Worship: Cognizant

May 18, 2021

Dallas blasters’ split release with Cryptic Void is a definite grind album of the year candidate.

Q&A: Catching Up With Death Angel’s Will Carroll A Year After His COVID Battle

May 18, 2021

Death Angel drummer Will Carroll speaks with us about his journey and what he’s learned during the pandemic. Death Angel will stream a concert on May 29 focusing on rarities from their catalog.

Full Album Stream: Xasthur/Casket of Dreams “The Hallucination Tunnels”

May 14, 2021

Xasthur and Casket of Dreams join forces below ground and emerge with dungeon funeral synth split The Hallucination Tunnels