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Video Premiere: TheNightTimeProject- “Embers”

June 4, 2020

Decibel is happy to present the new video from TheNightTimeProject, featuring former members of Katatonia and current members of October Tide.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Gregory Bastianelli’s Heavy Metal Inspired Horror Novels

June 3, 2020

New Hampshire horror novelist Gregory Bastianelli reveals the extremely extreme sonic foundations of his latest blood-soaked supernatural opus “Snowball.”

Interview: Flashback to 1995 with Monster Magnet’s Dave Wyndorf

June 3, 2020

Flashback to 1995 with Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf as he discusses Dopes to Infinity, stoner rock, nü-metal, and Martian sex.

Necrot To Release Re-recorded Demo Track “Into the Labyrinth” via the Decibel Flexi Series

May 29, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, June 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from death metal killers Necrot.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Amorphis’s “Elegy”

May 28, 2020

In which Neill Jameson reconsiders Amorphis‘s controversial 1996 prog-metal gem Elegy.

Track Premiere: Die My Will — “Endless Suffering”

May 27, 2020

After nearly a quarter century, Connecticut metallic hardcore underground legends Die My Will blast their way back out of the grave with a remaster of their criminally underrated debut EP.

Necrot Release “Stench of Decay,” Set ‘Mortal’ LP Release Date

May 27, 2020

Hear new Necrot jam “Stench of Decay” and get your pre-order on for Mortal, which will be released on August 28.

Track Premiere: KYOTY continue The Isolation Project with “Faith”

May 27, 2020

New Hampshire duo KYOTY have been defeating quarantine by writing an entirely new pensive post-metal song each week. Listen to “Faith” as they continue their amazing series The Isolation Project.

Leon del Muerte & Members of Exhumed, Spirit Adrift, Ghoul, Intronaut and More Release ‘Fu*k the Virus’ Classic Rock Covers Album for Charity

May 26, 2020

“Recorded a buncha covers with a some friends of mine, some of whom are out of work due to the COVID-19 situation,” says Leon del Muerte. “100% of proceeds goes directly to them. Think of it as Graveyard Classics with 100% less Chris Barnes.”

Video Premiere: WVRM – ‘Black Flags Toward Sodom (Me Ne Frego)’ / ‘Tank Reaper’

May 26, 2020

Blast off your post-holiday hangover with a new video clip of new tracks from rising grinders WVRM.

Video Premiere: These Streets — “Stay Awake”

May 20, 2020

Better “Stay Awake” if you’re gonna walk These Streets.

Album Premiere and Interview: Blood Star – ‘The Fear’

May 20, 2020

Wish upon a Blood Star and bask in the light of a new white-hot trad metal project from Visigoth guitarist Jamison Palmer. Listen to The Fear now.

Full Album Stream: Cauldron Black Ram – ‘Slaver’

May 19, 2020

Hear Aussie trio Cauldron Black Ram batten down the black/death/doom hatches with new LP Slaver exclusively streaming at Decibel.

Blast Worship: Chepang

May 19, 2020

Chepang‘s new LP, CHATTA might be the grindcore album of the year.

Watch Something Is Waiting’s Parody “Pure Michigan” Commercial About their Cancelled Tour

May 18, 2020

Chicago noiserockeres Something Is Waiting announce tour cancellation with a little help from… Tim Allen?

Decibel’s Yearbook 1995 Issue Looks Back on Metal 25 Years Ago

May 18, 2020

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

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Special Hoperations (2020)

May 15, 2020

What the world needs now is an extra supply of toilet paper, not another West Coast IPA. But we will make an exception for the Special Hoperations collab from Fat Head and 3 Floyds.

Video Premiere: Mountaineer – ‘Ghost Story’

May 14, 2020

Decibel presents one of the most concise numbers from CA metalgaze crushers Mountaineer in the form of new single “Ghost Story.”

Romanian Black Metallers Persekutor Debut “Can You Feel the Frost of Dawn,” Reveal New LP Release Date

May 13, 2020

It’s no Angels of Meth, but Decibel is still stoked to jam the first new Persekutor track in five years. Vlad the Inhaler fills in the detailings.

Full Album Stream: Tithe — “Penance”

May 13, 2020

Brace yourself. Portland, Oregon’s Tithe is about to drag you into the death-grind tarpits.

Procession: The Sublime & Harrowing Fine Art of Underground Metal Legend Michelle Eddison

May 13, 2020

Ex-Starkweather/current Below the Frost bassist Michelle Eddison brings the visual violence in a new series of transcendent paintings.

Album Premiere and Interview: Wailin Storms – ‘Rattle’

May 13, 2020

Wailin Storms strike again with Rattle, a Southern Gothic doom punk masterpiece teeming with haunted riffs and grim poetry.

Rescheduled Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Dates Announced!

May 12, 2020

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has been officially rescheduled for April 9-10, 2021 at Fillmore Philly! Tickets for the original 2020 festival dates will automatically be valid for the new dates.

Blast Worship: Snagg

May 12, 2020

No noise interludes, no Werner Herzog samples, just poorly recorded (but properly executed) moron grind for your reptilian brain stems from Snagg.

Fudge Tunnel Release Live Album of 1993 Sets

May 12, 2020

Hear late U.K. noisemongers Fudge Tunnel captured at the height of their abrasive powers live in 1993.

That’s Tragic Exhibits Rare Jim Konya T-Shirt Collection In Memoriam for Charity

May 12, 2020

Tragic Cat acquire a portion of the late Jim Konya’s personal T-shirt collection, and each day in May they’ll post a unique piece from the assortment to raise donations for his namesake scholarship fund.

Track Premiere: Foetal Juice – ‘Metamorphosis’

May 11, 2020

Bottoms up! Get ready to drink to a new track from U.K. death squad Foetal Juice!

Album Premiere: Tyrant – ‘Hereafter’

May 11, 2020

Resurrected heavy metallers Tyrant have a new album, Hereafter, available on May 15. Streaming heavy metal gold only at Decibel