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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.

Crawl/Leviathan Split: Spilling Tears Into the Forge of Hate

February 23, 2018

Check out the new split with Crawl and Leviathan for two equally horrifying takes on humanity’s nightmares.

The Hardcore Archivist: Gavin Blosser On Keeping the 90s Underground Flame (And T-Shirt Designs) Alive

February 21, 2018

Want to be stylish and true ’till death? Hardcore Archive T-Shirts has got you covered.

Brewtal Truth: Dave Witte’s Food, Beer & Metal Life

February 21, 2018

Municipal Waste drummer Dave Witte dishes on all the dishes he’s whipping up at his Go Go Vegan food truck, as well as his latest beer and musical projects.

Master’s Hammer Lands a Big Sound on “Fascinator”

February 16, 2018

The latest from the influential Czech black metal band creates a mysterious and engrossing atmosphere, but still totally rips.

Take 20% Off All Decibel Books For Our Dead Presidents Day Sale!

February 16, 2018

Choosing Death, The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol. II, Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies and more are 20% off now through this weekend.

The Decibel Magazine Tour STARTS TODAY!

February 15, 2018

Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur and Khemmis kick off the Decibel Tour in Philly TONIGHT!

How Denver Post-Hardcore Brawlers Fathers Found Their Fighting Spirit

February 14, 2018

Are you mad as hell and not going to take it anymore? Denver’s Fathers is here to help.

Track Premiere: We Dream Alone – “Happiness”

February 14, 2018

Swedish melodic hardcore stargazers We Dream Alone examine the pursuit of “Happiness” in their newest single from ÆTHER.

Brewtal Truth: Rage Drinking on Netflix With Aggretsuko

February 12, 2018

An angry, rage-drinking, death metal-loving red panda from the Hello Kitty world gets her own Netflix series. Behold Aggretsuko!

Judas Priest Guitarist Glenn Tipton Diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Will Not Play on ‘Firepower’ Tour

February 12, 2018

The legendary Judas Priest guitarist will not perform on their upcoming Firepower tour due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease.