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Wife of Ex-Cryptopsy Vocalist Battling Cancer; GoFundMe Posted

April 18, 2018

Consider helping the DiSalvo family in their time of need as Gen battles cancer.

Watch: Heads. – ‘Wolves at the Door’

April 12, 2018

Watch a new video from dark post-punk/noise rock trio Heads.

Wrekmeister Harmonies Give A Master Class in Unorthodox Heaviness

April 11, 2018

Want to find out more about how Wrekmeister Harmonies learned to sonically collapse your consciousness? Of course you do!

Limited Decibel Metal & Beer Fest Merch Now Online

April 10, 2018

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest merch, including official shirts, pints and beer steins, is now available online.

Hails From the Thousand Lakes: Vermilia

April 6, 2018

Check out the lyric-video for “Vedestä Vieraantunut,” from Finland’s own Vermilia.

Brewtal Truth: Champion Brewing Hosts ‘Benefit For Balsac’

April 4, 2018

The craft beer and metal worlds team up for a special show this Saturday, April 7, to benefit GWAR’s Balsac the Jaws of Death, aka Michael Derks

Track Premiere: Adversvm – ‘PS. XIII Maledictvm’

April 3, 2018

Stream a track from the first public recording of recondite German gloombringers, Adversvm.

Eïs: Epic, Atmospheric and Ferocious

March 30, 2018

There’s a lot of atmospheric black metal out there these days. But Germany’s Eïs rises above glut by retaining the ferocity of the second-wave sound.

At the Gates Announce Limited Signing at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

March 29, 2018

In just two days, At the Gates will decimate the Fillmore Philadelphia when they take the stage as the Saturday night headliner at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest. We’re surely not alone in our excitement to hear old classics and new songs from the Swedish death metal legends, and now you can get even more At the Gates…

Track Premiere: Nigredo – “Sons of Worthlessness”

March 28, 2018

Athens, Greece power duo Nigredo brings the danger with its dark, diverse take on dissonant black metal.

An Extremely Extreme Voice For Common Sense

March 23, 2018

Let’s imagine a world where kids can get lost in records and find themselves again. Let’s imagine a world where the bridge to adulthood doesn’t include fearing for your life.

Slave to the Grind Director: “This film was done with the support of a community.”

March 23, 2018

“Slave to the Grind” is a new documentary about grindcore, its history and its place in the wider world of extreme music.

Rage Without End: Peerless Hardcore Archivist Sunny Singh is Taking hate5six 24-7

March 21, 2018

The best goddamn producer of scene-documenting live hardcore videos of all time is taking his game to the next level. And you can help.

Brewtal Truth: Hydra Brews Urban Legend Coffee Stout With Dave Ellefson Coffee

March 21, 2018

Brewing is their business and business is good. Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson puts his Urban Legend coffee in Hydra Beer Company’s stout.

Track Premiere: Hypno5e – ‘A Backward Glance on Travel Road’

March 13, 2018

French post-metal pioneers Hypno5e over another new track from their forthcoming “Who Wakes Up From this Dream Does Not Bear My Name” LP.

Grinding Around the World: Brazil

March 13, 2018

In the first installment of our new grindcore series, we take a deep drive into Brazil to check out Hutt, Test, Narayama and Lxs Jugadxs.

Weyerbacher Brewing Official Beer of Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

March 12, 2018

Meet Infinite Eclipse, a 7% ABV American Stout and the official beer of Decibel Metal & Beer Fest!

Win or Learn: 20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media Square Up for Migration Fest II

March 9, 2018

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the pit… Migration Fest returns…

Video Premiere: Thorium – ‘Maniac’

March 9, 2018

Scandinavian death metallers Thorium and born again in blasphemy. Check out their first new recording in a decade!

Full Album Stream: Brutality, Beauty & Esoteric Grandeur Abound on Starkweather/Concealment Split

March 7, 2018

Philly metalcore legends Starkweather and Portugese mindfuckers Concealment invite you to hail the new new flesh on epic split CD.

Fear of God Founder Erich Keller Talks Grindcore History, Album Reissue

March 6, 2018

Swiss grincore progenitors Fear of God never got proper recognition, but at least they’re getting their landmark EP properly reissued.

Full Album Stream: Bleach Birth – “Hatching Inside the Womb”

February 28, 2018

Mysterious one-man punk/death rock project Bleach Birth have conceived another killer record with Hatching Inside the Womb.