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Full Album Premiere: Waternoose – “All Pain, No Feeling”

May 4, 2021

If you are a fan of any era of Daughters, the Locust or Saetia, it’s time to tune into the powerviolence/screamo/shoegaze hybrid of Waternoose.

Track Premiere: Dawn Ray’d – ‘Wild Fire’

May 3, 2021

Anarchist black metal trio Dawn Ray’d spread their message like “Wild Fire.”

Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream is TONIGHT! Tune In For Free!

April 30, 2021

Start celebrating early and tune in at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT to catch a free viewing of Decibel’s 100th Issue Show DVD, featuring performances from Converge, Pig Destroyer, Repulsion, Municipal Waste, Tombs and Evoken.

Decibel’s EXCLUSIVE At the Gates ‘The Nightmare of Being’ LP Color Pre-Order Is Available NOW!

April 30, 2021

Decibel brings you this exclusive tan vinyl color LP of At the Gates‘s The Nightmare of Being. Limited to 300 worldwide, so get yours pre-ordered before they sell out!

Track Premiere: Honey — “Dancing With Death”

April 28, 2021

Forget flies. You catch more killer old school thrash riffs with Honey than vinegar, too.

Album Premiere: Universally Estranged – ‘Reared Up in Spectral Predation ’

April 28, 2021

Tech-death newcomers Universally Estranged crash land from deep space with their mind-mutating debut LP, Reared Up in Spectral Predation.

Blast Worship: Chadhel

April 27, 2021

Get to know Quebec crushers Chadhel as they team up with Assidious Assault on a crucial new split

Album Premiere: House by the Cemetery – ‘Rise of the Rotten’

April 21, 2021

Swedish death metal gravediggers House by the Cemetery pay tribute to Lucio Fulci on their debut LP, Rise of the Rotten.

Metal Blade Records Announces ‘Metal Massacre XV’ Compilation Curated by Decibel’s Albert Mudrian. LP Pre-Order Available!

April 20, 2021

Metal Blade’s 15th installment — and first since 2016 — of their legendary Metal Massacre compilation series features new and exclusive recordings from Midnight, Ripped to Shreds, Many Suffer and more.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Salts

April 14, 2021

Black Narrows Brewing Co’s Salts states a pretty persuasive case for why sessionable wild ales might be the next big thing.

Video Premiere: Carnivora – “Hypnogenic”

April 14, 2021

Massachusetts metal quintet Carnivora recruit guest performances from two Shadows Fall members for their new single, “Hypnogenic.”

Blast Worship: Sugar Wounds

April 13, 2021

Are Myrtle Beach’s Sugar Wounds the world’s first “shoegrind” band? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t listen to their Calico Dreams release right now.

Track Premiere: Solstice “Ignite”

April 12, 2021

Florida death/thrash legends Solstice spark personal resolve on new track “Ignite.” Streaming faster and harder at Decibel!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Croatoan

April 9, 2021

Toast the release of Zao’s new album, The Crimson Corridor, with Croatoan, the band’s incredible new beer collab with Grand Rapids’ Speciation Artisan Ales.

Track Premieres: Human Obliteration and Vile Species Deliver a Grind Double-Dose

April 6, 2021

Hear the ripping new split from Sacramento’s Human Obliteration and Athens-based maniacs Vile Species.

Album Stream: Impure – ‘The Carrion Feast’

April 2, 2021

Blackened death duo Impure summon hellfire with their sinister 7″ release of “The Carrion Feast” and “Into Cataclysm.”

Full Album Premiere: Karkait – ‘Yevul’

March 30, 2021

Hear Jerusalem’s Karkait bring forth its potent mix of black metal anguish and angular grindcore on Yevul

Track Premiere: Empty Throne – ‘And All Shall Know His Name’

March 29, 2021

Blackened death tour de force Empty Throne (feat. current and former members of Possessed, Abbath, The Kennedy Veil and Angerot) debut their first song.

Converge Contribute an Exclusive Track to the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, April 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from the legendary Converge.

Nancy Barile’s Soundtrack for Punk Rock Rebellion

March 24, 2021

Writer/award-winning educator/hardcore punk trailblazer Nancy Barile curates an eclectic, vivifying playlist to mark the release of her stellar new memoir “I’m Not Holding Your Coat.

Blast Worship: Sulk

March 23, 2021

U.K. blasters Sulk do the very opposite via their eclectic, self-aware grindcore.

Paradise Lost’s “Gothic” Turns 30! Celebrate With Our Classic Hall of Fame Story

March 19, 2021

On the 30th anniversary of Paradise Lost‘s death/doom landmark Gothic LP, we unearth our long lost Hall of Fame induction story. It’s pretty damn moist.

Album Premiere: Amammoth – ‘The Fire Above’

March 17, 2021

Australian doom trio Amammoth light prehistoric joints from a stoner/sludge bonfire on their debut LP, The Fire Above.

Q&A: Laurie Sue Shanaman (Ails) on a Year of Essential Work During the Pandemic

March 16, 2021

Ails’ vocalist works as a case manager in San Francisco where she assists homeless citizens transitioning to supportive housing. Shanaman discusses putting her health on the line to ensure that the most vulnerable among us continue to have a lifeline.

Blast Worship: Last Days of Humanity

March 16, 2021

Hear Dutch goregrinders Last Days of Humanity “clean up” their sound on Horrific Compositions of Decomposition.

Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream Line-Up Announced!

March 12, 2021

North America’s only monthly metal magazine celebrates 200 issues via a FREE streaming event featuring new and exclusive sets from Midnight, Khemmis, Full of Hell, Horrendous and Wake.