review

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Blut aus Nord, Profanatica and 1349

October 4, 2019

Our favorite review-writing bird, covers his beak in corpsepaint and gets his feathers ruffled by some true-ish black metal.

Album Review: Haunter – ‘Sacramental Death Qualia’

September 5, 2019

San Antonio quartet continue their evolution from crust punks to underground metal force.

Album Review: Sacred Reich – ‘Awakening’

August 23, 2019

The first new Sacred Reich LP since 1996 might actually be their best album yet.

Album Review: Cerebral Rot – ‘Odious Decent Into Decay’

August 5, 2019

Northwest death metallers deliver a twisted reeking mass of repulsive decay — and we LOVE it.

Album Review: Tomb Mold – ‘Planetary Clairvoyance’

July 25, 2019

The wait for Tomb Mold’s next death metal masterpiece is over before it began

Album Review: Abbath – ‘Outstrider’

July 5, 2019

Goodnight Wintermoon – the former Immortal frontman emerges from the cold with album #2.

Album Review: Memoriam – ‘Requiem for Mankind’

June 19, 2019

Former Bolt Thrower and current Benediction members return with their third LP in as many years.

Album Review: Pinkish Black – ‘Concept Unification’

June 13, 2019

There are no other colors in the extreme music rainbow quite like Pinkish Black.

Album Review: Pelican – ‘Nighttime Stories’

June 3, 2019

Instru-metal heroes return with their first full-length LP in six years.

Album Review: Gaahls WYRD – ‘GastiR – Ghosts Invited’

May 29, 2019

The controversial ex-Gorgoroth frontman returns with what may be his best work to date.

Album Review: Haunt – ‘If Icarus Could Fly’

May 23, 2019

The ever-prolific Trevor William Church returns with the strongest collection of Haunt anthems to date.

Live/Film Review: ‘Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records’

April 25, 2019

The “Experience” run of dates will have wrapped up two days before the time you read this, but if you come across Industrial Accident, it’s very worthy of your viewing time.

Film Review: Lords of Chaos

October 15, 2018

Hollywood re-spins the black circle and Decibel takes in an early screening of the much-hyped “Lords of Chaos” film.

No Corporate Beer: 3-Way IPA

July 11, 2018

A narwhal, an elk and a goat walk into a bar. They order a round of 3-Way IPA pints, a collaboration from Holy Mountain, Fort George and Modern Times Brewing.