Wake announce a reissue of their debut album.
UK sludge/post-black quartet Conjurer discuss Mire and their upcoming tour with Rivers of Nihil, Entheos and Wolf King.
WAKE are going on tour.
Witherfall discuss Nocturnes & Requiems, the passing of late drummer Adam Sagan and the next step for the band.
LA prog/power metal heroes release a new video from the opening track off Nocturnes and Requiems.
Author James Beach offers a firsthand Pacific Northwest Metal history as told in his upcoming book ‘Rusted Metal’ as well as details on the revived Northwest Metal Fest.
Cleric draw straight lines (through tesseracts) connecting quantum physics to Stephen King and Thom Yorke.
To honor the passing of extreme metal legend Martin Eric Ain, we present the Hall of Fame feature on Celtic Frost’s 1984 debut Morbid Tales in full.
Unhinged blackened hardcore trio Moral Void have an explosive debut record with Deprive. Delve further into the madness.
Our resident bird brain spotlights the latest from Warbringer, Pile and Saturn.
Yeah, it wasn’t Arise!, but punk legends Amebix weren’t exactly in their 20s when they released their misunderstood comeback/swan song Sonic Mass.
Swedish doom trio Laser Dracul are the children of the night, and the music they make is LOUD.
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.
Calli crossover crew Mizery delivers the adrenaline rush you need to make it to the weekend.
Recently, I stumbled across a graffiti mural that read, “Every winner was once a beginner.” This got the gears turning, thinking about how long it’s been since Mastodon was considered an unknown, underground entity.
All the bands ripped and insisted that we do the same. We’re not the type of band to deny the whims of our hosts.
Something very radical has been brewing for a while to help someone in need and preserve another’s memory. Horror author/metalhead Dustin LaValley has been suffering from life-threatening Crohn’s/IBD issues while Metal Maniacs cofounder/former editor Katherine Ludwig lost her battle with non-hodgkin’s lymphoma earlier this year, leaving an irreplaceable void in the community. This inspired the…
The upcoming Harm’s Way record Rust — out March 10 via Deathwish Inc — is an industrial-by-way-of-metallic-hardcore-by-way-of-Triptykon multidimensional rager that is going to turn a lot of heads. This afternoon Decibel is pleased to exclusively premiere the video for “Amongst the Rust.” For more information, check out our profile of the band in the current…
André Foisy plays guitar in Locrian and is a certified yoga instructor who teaches in Chicago, including a monthly candlelit yoga event set to dark ambient metal. You can find his yoga teaching schedule and more information about him on his website, Facebook page, and you can find past instructional videos on his YouTube channel….
Aurvandil play sick folk-influenced black metal. You can listen to our debut of their second screed to the darkness below, and in the meantime, here’s the man himself to explain what’s going on. What’s your writing process like? There are a lot of intricate layers going on in the music and that must be complicated…
The latest inclusion in the Shredder’s Studio was inevitable. Kurt Ballou is no stranger to the Dec-faithful; he played on Hall of Fame and top album of the 00s certified masterpiece Jane Doe; laid down riffs on last year’s best record and helped close out our 100th issue party. Mr. Ballou is writing the kinds…
So, listening to the new Morbid Angel album got me thinking of Florida shock rock outfit Marilyn Manson. Don’t ask me why. You’ll understand on June 7th, 2011. Anyway, it was the first time I thought of Brian Hugh Warner and his band of post-apocalyptic gothic-industrial goons since, well, Mechanical Animals was the highest selling…
For those of us who prefer our Halloween more Samhain than All Saints’ Day it isn’t always easy to wade through the morass of dark culture in search of the elusive story/record/film that is both sinister and smart. Disappointments abound. So when Decibel caught wind of a discerning metalhead launching his own upscale horror publication,…