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Blast Worship: Drugs of Faith

October 8, 2019

Checking in with Decibel‘s favorite not-really-grindcore band, Drugs of Faith.

Blast Worship: No One Knows What the Dead Think

October 1, 2019

U.S. grindcore legend Jon Chang returns to the blast with No One Knows What the Dead Think.

Track Premiere: Teeth – ‘Cretin’

September 30, 2019

Their bark is just as nasty as their bite – hear a brand new track from L.A. deathcrushers Teeth.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Glasgow Smile

September 27, 2019

Nightmare Brewing Company is horror and death metal enthusiast Billy Powell’s outlet for flirting with darkness and exorcising his own demons. Glasgow Smile is his latest gruesome gose.

Obsequiae: “Our Inspiration Is in the Wells Beneath This World.”

September 27, 2019

The great Obsequiae has returned to guide us through another series of castles and courtyards on “Ceres in Emerald Streams.”

Full EP Stream: Mother’s Tomb – ‘Absent Not Dead”

September 26, 2019

Get to know Mother’s Tomb, and their first four tracks of ripping death/thrash via of Absent Not Dead.

Full EP Stream: Nex Carnis – ‘Black Eternity’

September 25, 2019

Explore death metal’s darkest caverns with Iranian riff-cult Nex Carnis on their new two-track EP Black Eternity.

Decibel Meter: An Opethian Demon of the Fall

September 24, 2019

Whether you’re a death devotee or prog purist, this month’s seasonally-and-topically-appropriate Decibel Meter has some titles for you.

Blast Worship: Straight Hate

September 24, 2019

What goes around comes around for Polish deathgrinders Straight Hate.

Video Premiere: Sun in Shadows — “Sun in Shadows”

September 18, 2019

Nick Heigelmann of the great 90s melodic death metal act The Year of Our Lord returns with Sun in Shadows, a preconception-obliterating new record, and — seen for the first time ever here — a new video.

Blast Worship: Ona Snop

September 17, 2019

Leeds grinders Ona Snop deliver spazztic blurs of goofy buzzsaw powerviolence that are as blistering as they are irreverent.

Fallow Heart: Transmissions From a World of Paine

September 13, 2019

“Progress is born of doubt and inquiry. The Church never doubts, never inquires. To doubt is heresy, to inquire is to admit that you do not know—the Church does neither.” —Robert G. Ingersoll

Listen to TWO Brand New Haunt Singles

September 13, 2019

Trevor William Church can’t, won’t and don’t stop – releases a pair of new split singles from heavy metal heroes Haunt

Track Premiere: Return Fire – ‘Product of Abuse’

September 13, 2019

Freshly minted thrashers Return Fire will self-release their nine-track debut on September 27, but we have a first taste for you right NOW.

The Complete “Brewtal Truth” Collection Now Available For Pre-Order

September 11, 2019

Decibel writer Adem Tepedelen is working on unleashing a collection of nearly 10 years of his “Brewtal Truth” columns.

Video Premiere: Godeater — “Inertia Haze”

September 11, 2019

Let Glasgow, Scotland’s Godeater take you deep into tech-death waters with “Inertia Haze.”

Video Premiere: Glacier – “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

September 11, 2019

Boston doom quintet Glacier bring their heavy post-metal freeze to a sweltering temple in their video for album opener “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

Track Premiere: Blasphemous Covenant – ‘Subliminal Supplication’

September 10, 2019

Blasphemous Covenant is the result of black metal/noise collaboration between members of Byyrth and Thy Sepulchral Moon. Check out an exclusive stream of “Subliminal Supplication.”

Blast Worship: Chimpy Fest 2019

September 10, 2019

In which Decibel provides an in-depth review of a three-day underground grindcore fest in London, England.

Track Premiere: Casket Huffer — “Genocide Thralls”

September 4, 2019

Blackened death doom sludge outfit Casket Huffer invites you to breathe in the nihilism of an exclusive new track.

Blast Worship: Takafumi Matsubara

September 3, 2019

Former Gridlink axeman returns with the aptly-titled Strange, Beautiful, Fast.

Decibel Meter: Classics and New Titles, Minus ‘tushka

August 30, 2019

Batushka, Faketushka, Fauxtushka, all the Tushkas; or none, really, as there is no ‘tushka in this month’s Decibel Meter.

Track Premiere: H.P. Lovecraft/Fabio Frizzi — “Night-Gaunts”

August 29, 2019

Legendary horror film composer Fabio Frizzi talks helping to bring H.P. Lovecraft’s poetry to life on I Notturni Di Yuggoth.

If You Kill It, They Will Come: Full Terror Assault Fest Turns Five

August 28, 2019

Full Terror Assault is celebrating five years of open air fest mayhem with a wild, brutal four-day party next week.

Track Premiere: Dysrhythmia — “Twin Stalkers”

August 28, 2019

Underground Philadelphia progressive metal kings Dysrhythmia are launching a new mind-bending blitz and we’ve got the exclusive first salvo streaming now.

Track Premiere: Vokonis – “AntlerQueen”

August 28, 2019

Swedish psychedelic spellcasters Vokonis worship at the riff-adorned throne of the “AntlerQueen.”

Blast Worship: Vasoconstriction

August 27, 2019

Their blood vessels might be narrowed, but Vasoconstriction‘s grindcore influences are pretty wide.

Video Premiere: Apotheus – ‘Caves of Steel’

August 26, 2019

Portuguese progressive metallers Apotheus expose the “horrors and injustices of this world” in their latest video, “Caves of Steel.”