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…
We’ve got suggestions on releases to help you headbang brain cells away and support bands/labels at time when they profit from it most.
This week Demo:listen premieres the grimy sounds of NYC death metal band Gravesend.
Bleak Danish doombearers Alkymist return with a tipping monolith of a preview track from their forthcoming sophomore album, Sanctuary.
Hear the first new track from Psalm Zero’s forthcoming new LP, Sparta.
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.