Album Premiere and Interview: Blood Star – ‘The Fear’

May 20, 2020

Wish upon a Blood Star and bask in the light of a new white-hot trad metal project from Visigoth guitarist Jamison Palmer. Listen to The Fear now.

Full Album Stream: Cauldron Black Ram – ‘Slaver’

May 19, 2020

Hear Aussie trio Cauldron Black Ram batten down the black/death/doom hatches with new LP Slaver exclusively streaming at Decibel.

Album Premiere: Hexenbrett – ‘Zweite Beschwörung: Ein Kind zu Töten’

May 19, 2020

Three days before its official release, weird German black metallers Hexenbrett reveal their highly anticipated, forthcoming full-length in its entirety.

Blast Worship: Chepang

May 19, 2020

Chepang‘s new LP, CHATTA might be the grindcore album of the year.

Watch Something Is Waiting’s Parody “Pure Michigan” Commercial About their Cancelled Tour

May 18, 2020

Chicago noiserockeres Something Is Waiting announce tour cancellation with a little help from… Tim Allen?

Decibel’s Yearbook 1995 Issue Looks Back on Metal 25 Years Ago

May 18, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the July issue of Decibel, featuring an exclusive new Dropdead flexi disc, available now. Don’t blow it.

Album Premiere: Zatyr ‘Ornament of Proposition’

May 18, 2020

Sweden-based Zatyr blow heavy metal’s doors wide open with this trip back to 1982 on their debut EP, Ornament of Proposition. Streaming in twin-lead glory only at Decibel!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Special Hoperations (2020)

May 15, 2020

What the world needs now is an extra supply of toilet paper, not another West Coast IPA. But we will make an exception for the Special Hoperations collab from Fat Head and 3 Floyds.

Video Premiere: Guild Of Lore – “Sojourn & Return”

May 15, 2020

Find yourself mesmerized by this video from Californian dungeon synth master Guild Of Lore from their soundtrack to the forthcoming video game Skin Witch.