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Five For Friday: April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

This week’s edition comes loaded with lots of black metal, a thrash titan, and some deathy grind to push you into the weekend.

Full Album Premiere: Häxanu – ‘Snare of All Salvation’

March 31, 2020

An exclusive stream of the debut full length from Häxanu, the latest endeavor from American black metal master Alex Poole (Chaos Moon, Krieg, Gardsghastr).

Full Album Premiere: Noroth – ‘It Dwells Amongst Us’

March 30, 2020

Check out the punishing debut from crusty and doomed Seattle death trio Noroth.

Track Premiere: Pyrrhon – ‘Another Day in Paradise’

March 30, 2020

Pyrrhon return with their fourth album, Abscess Time. Hear the first single, “Another Day in Paradise,” now.

Album Premiere: Freeways ‘True Bearings’

March 30, 2020

Canadian heavy metal/hard rock quartet Freeways twin leads their way into our hearts with new album, True Bearings. Streaming now in full at Decibel.

Five For Friday: March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Welcome to our first installment of Five for Friday! In these posts, you’ll find five new releases help to navigate each week’s output of extreme music.

Track Premiere: WVRM – ‘Angel of Assassination’

March 26, 2020

You know the “Angel of Death.” Now meet the “Angel of Assassination.”

Track Premiere: Xibalba – “En La Obscuridad”

March 26, 2020

SoCal deathcrushers Xibalba are ready to leave this forsaken world in the dark with the first track from their long-awaited new LP.

Album Premiere: Midas ‘Demo Tapes’

March 23, 2020

Throwback metallers Midas unleash Demo Tapes from their Midwest home of Detroit. New album Demo Tapes streaming now at Decibel.

Full Album Stream: Castle Freak – “Savage Nights of the Castle Freak”

March 20, 2020

Castle Freak (featuring member of Exhumed, Noisem and No/Más) drop their debut album after nearly ten years.

Rejoice! A New Naglfar Album Is on the Way!

March 20, 2020

Naglfar remains consistent in the best possible way: they just keep on making great blackened death metal packed with riff after riff.

Bandcamp Waives Fees for 24 Hours: A Decibel Buyer’s Guide

March 20, 2020

Bandcamp is waiving their cut of all purchases made on Friday, March 20 to support creatives affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Decibel staff provides a few suggestions for your purchasing pleasure.

Watch: Morbid Cross – ‘Cease to Exist’

March 18, 2020

You can’t go outside to see a show, so watch Morbid Cross tear it up from the comfort of your home.

Video Premiere: Cognitive – ‘Fragmented Perception’

March 16, 2020

Cognitive take on a heavy subject with their new video for “Fragmented Perception.”

Track Premiere: Natur- “Afternoon Nightmare”

March 13, 2020

Natur‘s “Afternoon Nightmare is a a rip-roaring good time for fans of glorious no-nonsense heavy metal: riffs, solos, the whole 666 yards.

Video Premiere: King Witch “Of Rock And Stone”

March 12, 2020

Scottish quartet King Witch summon the oldest heavy metal gods on new song “Of Rock And Stone,” off their rocking new album, Body of Light.

Video Premiere: Temple of Void “Self-Schism”

March 12, 2020

Michigan-based death metallers Temple of Void unveil new video “Self-Schism,” off new album The World that Was. Where? Only Decibel Magazine.

Track Premiere: Eternal Returns — “Dreaded Chains of Obscurity”

March 11, 2020

Get your life-birth-death metal liberation on with this fiery Prometheus-themed track courtesy Thane, India’s Eternal Returns.

Full EP Stream: Sutrah – ‘Aletheia’

March 9, 2020

Progressive yet technical death metallers Sutrah don’t deny their Quebec metal lineage but still forge their own path on Aletheia

Track Premiere: Moons – ‘Toneshaper’

March 9, 2020

Learn about the chihuahua who killed God with a brand-new song from Philly doom crew Moons.

Video Premiere: Kari Rueslåtten “Sørgekåpe”

March 8, 2020

Norwegian singer Kari Rueslåtten (ex-Third And The Mortal, ex-Storm) is readying her new album, Sørgekåpe, with a stunning blue tune “Sørgekåpe”.

Fluisteraars: “Our Search for Musical Freedom”

March 6, 2020

“Bloem” is a gorgeous bouquet of riffs, howls and experimental treats, and yet still fits comfortably within the framework of black metal.