Heavy metal vocalist Joseph Michael (Witherfall, Sanctuary) lists his Top 5 albums that influenced his singing ability and style.
Sanctuary guitarist Lenny Rutledge pledges to continue band after death of singer Warrel Dane.
Decibel would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and acquaintances of Sanctuary and Nevermore vocalist Warrel Dane, who passed away today, December 13, in São Paulo, Brazil after suffering from a heart attack.
Welcome to The Lazarus Pit, a biweekly look at should-be classic metal records that don’t get nearly enough love; stuff that’s essential listening that you’ve probably never heard of; stuff that we’re too lazy to track down the band members to do a Hall Of Fame for. I wasn’t sure if this week’s entrant was…
Cult horror film composer extraordinaire Fabio Frizzi wants to take you back to The Beyond. Come take his hand.
Charm City death metallers Visceral Disgorge unleash the gore on new album, “Slithering Evisceration,” their first for Agonia Records.
Exhumed‘s latest, the NSFW “Naked, Screaming and Covered in Blood,” goes straight to video, of course.
Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Gatecreeper flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!
Canadian hardcore collective Kennedy bring the sweat and screams in the video for their new single, “Blood & Soil.”
Venom Prison return to the studio to lay down a Samsara live session.
Check out a video for a song off the brand new album from Australian brutalists Disentomb.
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….