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Track Premiere: Murdryck – ‘Sea Spirit of the Night’

March 1, 2019

Hear a brand new song from Swedish black metallers Murdryck off their forthcoming full length.

Mastodon Announce Limited Vinyl Release of “Stairway to Heaven” for Record Store Day

February 28, 2019

Mastodon will honor late manager Nick John with a rendition of “Stairway to Heaven” on wax.

Decibel Meter: Of Death Metal Tours and Non-Death Metal Albums

February 28, 2019

While this year’s Decibel Tour is very deathly, this month’s Decibel Meter highlights a variety non-deathly genre mainstays like King Diamond, Candlemass, Rotting Christ, Sleep, and High on Fire.

An Update and Preview from Mexi-merican Death Grinders Rottenness

February 28, 2019

Mexican-American deathgrinders Rottenness provide an update on their new album.

Full Album Stream: LIGÆDER – ‘Den Tomme Menneskehed’

February 27, 2019

Death crust duo LIGÆDER bludgeon humanity on their debut LP, Den Tomme Menneskehed.

Fallow Heart: Approaching Metal From an ‘Armchair-Buddhist’ Perspective

February 22, 2019

In his new column, Decibel contributor Forrest Pitts presents a capsized field guide for anyone taking life one step at time.

Brimming Horn Meadery and Enslaved Team Up on ETERNAL FROST Mead

February 21, 2019

Raise a glass of Eternal Frost mead and toast the gods when Enslaved perform Frost exclusively at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 14!

Full Split Stream: Primitive Man / Hell

February 20, 2019

Primitive Man and Hell unleash the heaviest, darkest split of the year.

Track Premiere: Asthma Castle – ‘The Incline of Western Civilization’

February 19, 2019

Asthma Castle (featuring members of Pig Destroyer, Misery Index and Integrity) tell the story of the “Incline of Western Civilization” with a new song.

Win Free Tickets to Metal & Beer Fest at Broken Goblet’s Metal Quizzo on March 9

February 19, 2019

Start assembling your team, and we’ll see you at 8 PM on Saturday, March 9 at Broken Goblet

Vanum: The Hero’s Journey Into Ageless Fire

February 15, 2019

Let Vanum take you on a spiritual journey though death, rebirth and transformation on their latest album, listen here for “Under the Banner of Death.”

Prog Metal Futurists East of the Wall Reveal Non-Metal Influences

February 13, 2019

New Jersey’s rising prog metal force East of the Wall talk transforming non-metal influences into heaviness-multipliers.

Ten Bazillion Years: The Metalion Interview

February 8, 2019

Bazillion Points, the heavy metal publishing house founded by Sound of the Beast author Ian Christe, turns 10 this year. Well, last year, so we’re a little late here, but we’ve got one more entry that’s worth the wait.

Track Premiere: Inculter – ‘Final Darkness’

February 8, 2019

Check out the first single from Fatal Visionsthe second album by Norwegian black thrashers Inculter.

The Top 20 Decibel Flexis of All Time (For Now)

January 30, 2019

To honor the release of Decibel’s 100th flexi single, our editor in chief counts down the 20 best entries in the Decibel Flexi Series.

An Interview with Pulchra Morte

January 17, 2019

A few weeks ago, we briefly introduced you to new doom-death brightlights, Pulchra Morte. Check out our full interview with the band.

Maximum Rocknroll Announces End of Print Publication

January 14, 2019

Maximum Rocknroll to end print publication this year.

Der Rote Milan: Ballads of Dark Introspection

January 11, 2019

Check out the video for “Drohende Schatten,” from Germany’s Der Rote Milan, inspired by some colorful and consequential events in German history.

Rotting Out Release New Song, “Reaper”

January 10, 2019

Hear a new song from Rotting Out, their first since 2015.