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Blast Worship: Soil of Ignorance

September 29, 2020

Canadian blasters Soil of Ignorance are firmly embedded in grindcore’s fertile roots.

Exclusive Interview: The Faith/Embrace Drummer Ivor Hanson Talks “Live at CBGBs”

September 28, 2020

Let the sublimely chaotic, enlivening 1981 set captured on “Live at CBGBs” help you regain The Faith.

Video Premiere: Bergeton – “Miami Murder”

September 25, 2020

The True Mayhem shredder Teloch also crafts scintillating synthwave as Bergeton. Watch the borderline-NSFW video for “Miami Murder” now.

Full EP Stream: Corpse Pile – ‘Corpse Pile’ Demo

September 24, 2020

Wanna hear a sick new brutal slamming death metal demo? Well, move this one to the top of the Corpse Pile.

Track Premiere: Subzero — “House of Grief”

September 23, 2020

Don’t be left out in the cold — stream the first new music in fourteen years from NYHC legends Subzero right now!

Track Premiere: Vyrion – “Avalanche”

September 22, 2020

Australian black metal quartet Vyrion merge abominable power and unstoppable force on “Avalanche,” from their impending new album, Nil.

Album Premiere: Infesticide – ‘Envenoming Wounds’

September 22, 2020

Finally, Mexico City deathbangers Infesticide unleash their sophomore full-length. Vintage Morrisound death metal bloodshed awaits on Envenoming Wounds.

Album Premiere: Bosphorus – ‘Slow Burn’

September 22, 2020

Scottish post-hardcore sludgians Bosphorus slowly and carefully lower their massive, ground-shaking debut album Slow Burn.

Blast Worship: Skullsmasher

September 22, 2020

The ever-prolific Andrew Lee returns with some new “emotional grindcore” from his Skullsmasher project.

Album Review: Svalbard – ‘When I Die, Will I Get Better?’

September 21, 2020

Bristol, U.K. trio Svalbard didn’t merely make a better record than 2018’s solid It’s Hard to Have Hope, but delivered the first truly great album of their career.

Track Premiere: Strangelight — “Digressions from Sierra Leone”

September 17, 2020

Members of Transistor Transistor and Kowloon Walled City unite in killer post-hardcore outfit Strangelight.

Blast Worship: GRID

September 17, 2020

Swedish grindcore trio GRID continue Umeå, Sweden’s proud tradition of fantastic outsider art.

Party On, Dude: Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher on the ‘Bill and Ted 3’ Soundtrack & Mastodon Rarities

September 16, 2020

Mastodon‘s Bill Kelliher talks, Bill & Ted 3, Brent Hinds’ “Wild Stallyns Bill and Ted Forever” tattoo and the band’s new comp.

Album Premiere and Interview: Laser Dracul – ‘Hagridden’

September 16, 2020

Swedish doom trio Laser Dracul lure fans of scuzz and fuzz into the haunted forests of their debut LP, Hagridden.

Track Premiere: Chamber — “Visions of Hostility”

September 15, 2020

The latest sonic haymaker from rising metallic hardcore revitalizer Chamber is an eye-opening “Vision of Hostility.”

Heavy Metal Short Film “Landgraves” is a Blizzard of Suspense

September 15, 2020

Heavy metal short film Landgraves conjures suspense from snowstorms and blackened doom. Watch this festival standout now.

Spirit Adrift Grace the Cover of the November Issue of Decibel

September 15, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the November issue of Decibel, featuring an exclusive Hyperdontia flexi disc, available now. Don’t blow it.

Comes Like the Flood: Anthrax’s “Persistence of Time” Turns 30

September 10, 2020

Thirty years ago Anthrax released the thrash metal apotheosis Persistence of Time, a timeless record which remains as beguiling and potent as ever.

Album Premiere: Evoke – ‘Seeds of Death’

September 9, 2020

Bullet-belted deathrashers Evoke race the devil on their debut LP, Seeds of Death. Out September 18 on Pulverized Records.

Track Premiere: DeathEpoch – “Genocide V”

September 8, 2020

Polish black/death duo DeathEpoch provide a little demonstration of the sonic warfare that is their debut album Abysmal Invocation.

Blast Worship: Pyosisified

September 8, 2020

Texas one-woman grindcore project Pyosisified is, of course, rotten to the gore.

Track and Video Premiere: Finntroll – “Mask”

September 3, 2020

Blackened folk metal rogues Finntroll are back from studio hibernation. Welcome them back by watching the hallucinatory video for “Mask.”

Track Premiere: Axeslasher — “Intro/The Axeslasher (Live)”

September 2, 2020

Killer Denver, Colorado horror metal outfit Axeslasher reemerges from the shadows with a wild and nasty new live album.

Track Premiere: Sadistic Embodiment – “Phantom Tormentor”

September 2, 2020

Canadian death metal executioners Sadistic Embodiment unleash unseen terror with their new single “Phantom Tormentor.”

Blast Worship: Audiotrauma

September 1, 2020

Peruvians blasters Audiotrauma ride the crushing wave of South American grindcore dominance

Celebrating Riley Gale With Decibel’s Power Trip Cover Story From 2019

August 28, 2020

We pay tribute to Power Trip’s Riley Gale with our cover story to the sold-out February 2019 issue of Decibel.