Track Premiere

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE/INTERVIEW: HEAR FETID ZOMBIE “DEVOUR THE VIRTUOUS”

September 7, 2016

Whether we’re talking his innovative, grotesque artwork for seminal bands like Morbid Angel, Suffocation, Autopsy, and Dying Fetus or the uber-brutal death metal he’s summoned from the grave for decades via outfits such as Excrescent, Unburied, The Soil Bleeds Black, Grave Wax, and Macabra, it’s difficult to imagine a more legit motherfucker in the extreme music underground than Mark Riddick. And anyone who doubts this is going to have their hands full in a couple months attempting to wrestle with Epicedia, the gnarly, epic, forward-thinking-yet-utterly-feral masterpiece from Riddick’s solo project Fetid Zombie

Track Premiere: End cover Amebix’s “Winter”

September 2, 2016

End recorded their black metal take on the Amebix classic for their upcoming split with Torrid Husk. 

Track Premiere: Ayahuasca Go to the ‘Mountain of Snakes’

September 2, 2016

Ayahuasca set a dark tone for their upcoming album on “Mountain of Snakes.” 

Track Premiere: Dethbeds’ ‘Dungeon Scum’

August 31, 2016

Dethbeds plays loud and Dethbeds plays fast. Dethbeds has a new album coming out October 11, but you can listen to a (loud and fast) new song now. 

TRACK PREMIERE: JOIN THE SWAMPCULT FOR LOVECRAFT WORSHIP

August 31, 2016

Dutch blackened doom-death amalgamators Swampcult have written a concept album around H.P. Lovecraft’s story “The Festival” and the thing somehow manages to aurally channel the dread and terror of its inspiration. Today Decibel haunts your imagination with this exclusive stream of “Chapter VI – The Procession” as well as one of the corresponding “story cards” designed to accompany it.

Track Premiere: Welcome to Deathcult’s “Barren Land”

August 30, 2016

We’ve got an exclusive stream of the first song from Beasts of Faith, the long-awaited debut album by Zürich’s Deathcult.

HammerFall premiere first single “The Sacred Vow” off new album

August 25, 2016

Swedish power metal powerhouse HammerFall are still energized after nearly two decades of making music. 

In Flames to Release New Album ‘Battles’ in November, Debut Track ‘The End’

August 25, 2016

In Flames stand ablaze once more on November 11 with Battles. Hear the first new track NOW! 

Now – Ahem – Streaming: Cemetery Piss return with ‘Astral Souls’

August 24, 2016

Cemetery Piss is here with the first taste of their debut full-length, the thrash/black metal combination “Astral Souls.” 

TRACK PREMIERE: FATALIST RETURNS TO DELIVER AN GLORIOUS “ABERRATION”

August 24, 2016

Fatalist isn’t just back from the grave — they blew up the whole goddamn field on their way out the cemetery gates. Decibel is honored to present an exclusive stream of a insanely blistering track from the Ventura, California death-grinders mind-blowing upcoming album The Bitter End, out 9/23 via FDA Rekotz. (Preorder packages here.)  

Video Premiere: Onera – “Cold Hand’s Caress”

August 23, 2016

Onera have released a music video for “Cold Hand’s Caress” off their first album.

Track Premiere: Predatory Light unveils “Laughing Wound”

August 23, 2016

Get in on this exclusive stream of the first song from Predatory Light’s eponymous debut full length.

The End begins on ‘Inhale the Plague’

August 18, 2016

Rick Rozz (ex-Death, ex-Massacre) is back with a new old school death metal band, The End, and a brand new single. 

Auroch premiere new song, ‘He Wreaths the Cross’

August 17, 2016

Auroch show no signs of slowing down on the first single from their upcoming third album. 

TRACK PREMIERE: Lesbian’s Phantasy-Thrash Creates and Destroys New Worlds

August 17, 2016

Psychedelic Seattle shapeshifters warn of shroom-doom and shapeshifting dolphins in the climax of their phantasy thrashterpiece Hallucinogenesis.

TO THE MILKY WAY & BEYOND: EXCLUSIVE DARSOMBRA PREMIERE

August 10, 2016

“Trans-apocalyptic” psych droners Darsombra are about to hit you up with some seriously weird , perception-expanding atmospherics when the band drops Polyvision — its first album in four years — on September 9 via Translation Loss just six days ahead of a sure-to-be-memorable appearance at Shadow Woods Metal Fest.

Track Premiere: Bhavachakra Unleash “Sri Yantra”

August 9, 2016

The Florida black metal band’s first single, “Sri Yantra,” is simultaneously dissonant and technical. Bhavachakra guitarist/singer Kenneth Reda talks about writing a record that embodies both elements. 

Knocked Loose premiere behind-the-scenes look at new album, ‘Laugh Tracks’

August 4, 2016

Knocked Loose is on a roll right now, touring with The Acacia Strain, waiting to hit the United States and Europe with Stick to Your Guns and Expire and putting out a full-length album, Laugh Tracks, on September 16. Go behind the scenes of the new album in this new video.

TRACK PREMIERE: SEA Navigate Heavy Waters before Crossing an Ocean

August 3, 2016

Boston post-metal explorers SEA explore the murky depths of post-metal on “Stone Ship” before embarking on a European expedition with WeedWolf.

Harshness Descends: Exclusive Brown Angel track premiere + Q&A

August 2, 2016

Pittsburgh’s Brown Angel don’t want to crush you. They want you to listen as they crush themselves. 

Track Premier: Kai Hansen makes solo debut on “Born Free”

August 2, 2016

Kai Hansen kicks off his solo career with a music video for his new song, “Born Free,” featuring soaring vocals and intense riffing. 

Stream Nomad Stones’ Pre-/Post-Grunge Debut LP in Full

August 1, 2016

Hear the debut album from Nomad Stones — featuring Cave In’s Adam McGarth and JR Conners — in full. 

Track Debut: Knife Hits Cut You Up In 52 Seconds

August 1, 2016

Feast on the brutal screamo/grind vibes of Knife Hits with this track premiere.

Track Premier: Necromancing the Stone Go Traditional on “The Descent”

July 27, 2016

Necromancing the Stone has an all-star lineup and an upcoming record offering a new take on traditional heavy metal. 

German Black Metal Duo Imperium Dekadenz Premiere ‘Dis Manibvs’

July 27, 2016

Black Metal ist sad. Also, did you know that Dis Manibvs autocorrects to “Dis Minibus”? Tr00 story.

Brain Tentacles Premier New Song and Announce New Album

July 26, 2016

Listen to Brain Tentacles‘ chaotic pairing of jazz and metal on their new single, “The Sadist,” before their debut album drops at the end of September.