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DECIBEL announces TWO 10th Anniversary Shows in NYC this October!

May 28, 2014

America’s only monthly extreme music magazine is turning 10, and we’re too pumped up to settle for just one birthday party. On October 18, Decibel is taking Manhattan (and Brooklyn) with two exclusive, blowout concerts. First up at Best Buy Theater in Times Square: the globally renowned axework of Amon Amarth, Sabaton and Vallenfyre (the…

Episode DB006 – Tomas Lindberg

February 12, 2014

Hot on the heels of At the Gates announcing their long-anticipated comeback album, Andrew and Albert talk to the prolific vocalist Tomas Lindberg about his storied past, present and future in extreme metal.   Featuring:Lock Up “Infinite in its Nothingness”The Great Deceiver “The Living End”Disfear “Get it Off”The Crown “Drugged Unholy”At the Gates “Kingdom Gone”

Decibel’s Top 5 Death Metal Logos

April 8, 2013

5. Carcass – Carcass has had a few logos over their storied and infamous career, but none of them evinces the manic, electric quality of the group’s music quite like this iteration. Its angular, slightly italicized letters, the long stems of the two “c”s and “r,” and the near interlocking of the double “s” imparts…

Disposable Heroes: At the Gates’ “Slaughter of the Soul”

June 29, 2011

There’s little more annoying on this planet than the immoral majority telling you how essential, transcendent and (huh-huh) seminal a particular extreme album is, when you know that it’s overrated as fuck. Hence, our new Wednesday morning column, “Disposable Heroes,” in which one brave soul sails against the current to inform all you clones why…

At the Gates – “Slaughter of the Soul”

March 1, 2005

In May of 1995, At the Gates entered Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, to record what would be their fourth and final full-length, Slaughter of the Soul.