May 5, 2021 Shawn Macomber
A revelatory new documentary on metal-tinged progressive hardcore outfit Beyond lives up to the band’s moniker.
April 21, 2021 Decibel Magazine
Alexi “Wild Child” Laiho takes his final bow with Bodom After Midnight.
April 15, 2021 Forrest Pitts
With the addition of the legendary Erik Rutan, Cannibal Corpse reconquer the death metal throne on Violence Unimagined.
February 1, 2021 Andrew Bonazelli
Post-metalgaze favorites Cult of Luna return with nearly an LP’s worth of an EP.
January 12, 2021 Kevin Stewart-Panko
The legacy of the late Erik Lindmark is at the center of the new Deeds of Flesh LP, Nucleus.
January 7, 2021 Joseph Schafer
Fort Worth’s Frozen Soul deliver a stone cold case of death metal on their debut LP Crypt of Ice.
November 19, 2020 Adem Tepedelen
Everything you need to know about the history of Pacific Northwest Metal in one tidy 900-page book.
November 16, 2020 Chris Dick
Melodic Swedish death metal heroes Dark Tranquillity return with their first new studio LP in four years.
October 13, 2020 Chris Dick
Over 25 years after their highwater mark, U.K. death dealer Benediction finally transcend the rubicon once more.
September 21, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Bristol, U.K. trio Svalbard didn’t merely make a better record than 2018’s solid It’s Hard to Have Hope, but delivered the first truly great album of their career.
September 14, 2020 Justin Norton
Extreme music legends Napalm Death return with the unintended soundtrack to the cruelest summer
September 10, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Thirty years ago Anthrax released the thrash metal apotheosis Persistence of Time, a timeless record which remains as beguiling and potent as ever.
August 24, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Bay area death metallers Necrot return with a sophomore leveler for the ages
July 6, 2020 Raoul Hernandez
Texas black metal crew Skeleton will get your bones shaking.
June 29, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Ramona, CA’s Voidceremony‘s long-awaited first full length album, Entropic Reflections Continuum: Dimensional Unravel may be the death metal debut of the year.
April 1, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Chicago crushers Like Rats don’t look back on Death Monolith.
March 23, 2020 Justin Norton
Detroit Death/doom dealers Temple of the Void rise to greatness on album No. 3.
March 5, 2020 Decibel Magazine
On with the Twitter follower count, and the new Body Count album, Carnivore.
February 10, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Godthrymm deliver the doom debut of the year with Reflections.
January 31, 2020 Blake Harrison
The Hatebeak frontbird pecks up steam with some hardcore, doom and black metal release action.
January 28, 2020 Adrien Begrand
Sepultura‘s latest, Quadra, is Decibel‘s album of the week.
January 22, 2020 Dutch Pearce
The dark dungeon music progenitor returns to his “Era 1” form with this reimagining of 1995 classic Ånden som Gjorde Opprør.
January 14, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Midnight take their sacrilegious heavy metal earworms overground and to the next level.
October 4, 2019 Albert Mudrian
Our favorite review-writing bird, covers his beak in corpsepaint and gets his feathers ruffled by some true-ish black metal.
September 5, 2019 Jon Rosenthal
San Antonio quartet continue their evolution from crust punks to underground metal force.
August 23, 2019 Greg Pratt
The first new Sacred Reich LP since 1996 might actually be their best album yet.
August 20, 2019 Decibel Magazine
Emotive hardcore heroes Knocked Loose move the next youthful crew forward.
August 5, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Northwest death metallers deliver a twisted reeking mass of repulsive decay — and we LOVE it.
July 25, 2019 Sean Frasier
The wait for Tomb Mold’s next death metal masterpiece is over before it began
July 5, 2019 Adrien Begrand
Goodnight Wintermoon – the former Immortal frontman emerges from the cold with album #2.