Agnostic Front

Prong Frontman Tommy Victor Ranks Top 5 CBGB Sets He Worked Sound For

July 28, 2017

Long-running industrial/crossover mainstays Prong released their twelfth full-length, Zero Days, today. To celebrate, Decibel asked frontman Tommy Victor — who ran sound at CBGB’s in the 80’s — to rank the five most insane sets he worked sound for. What follows were his answers; Victor has clearly witnessed and contributed to some legendary performances. Dark Angel (February 8,…

The Deciblog Interview: Roger Miret

November 17, 2015

The Decibel Hall Of Fame inductee (along with the rest of Agnostic Front for Cause For Alarm) talked to us earlier this year about the old New York and his new life thousands of miles away in Arizona.

Napalm Death, Agnostic Front and More: Live Review

October 19, 2015

Sure, the more populous mid-Atlantic cities are a safer bet for metal acts looking to earn a decent night’s pay, but Frederick, MD has been starved long enough for our underground metal love to get passionate and sloppy.  Look at what happens when Napalm Death and friends drop by.

Watch: New Agnostic Front Video

April 7, 2015

Agnostic Front has provided their New York brand of hardcore beatdown to generations of listeners. Incredibly, they are still at it it today more than three decades after their formation. Their new album The American Dream Died shows that they haven’t lost their edge even if a few members are a little longer in the…

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Damon Root’s Heavy Metal Justice

December 16, 2014

Today the Metalnomicon welcomes Reason senior editor Damon Root, one of the most thought-provoking, singular voices writing on the intricacies of American law today. He’s also a metal/hardcore devotee and the original articulator of the Suicidal Tendencies litmus test for federal candidates, which, as we all know, has had a profound effect on our nation…

Decibel Hall of Fame Feature Kick-Starts Agnostic Front Reunion

March 19, 2014

There have been many proposed Hall of Fame features that have been derailed by inner-band animosity and grudges, but our recent spotlight on Agnostic Front’s groundbreaking NYC crossover masterpiece, Cause for Alarm, in the March issue, actually brought the five musicians that played on the album back together. Guitarists Vinnie Stigma and Alex Kinon, bassist…

Agnostic Front – “Cause for Alarm”

January 31, 2014

Agnostic Front’s Cause for Alarm is an atypical Hall of Fame induction. Most of the previous 100-plus albums that have graced these pages were created by bands that had a solid core and had been playing together (if not recording together) for years.

Garage Days Eternal: Zac Ohler’s Life In Hardcore

July 18, 2012

If this sounds like the rambling of an old fart, so be it: kids have it too easy these days when it comes to underground music. If you have a laptop and spare time you have unfettered access to pretty much every rare treasure recorded during the past four decades of metal and punk. That…