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Track Premiere: Northern Curse — “Ceremony of Loss”

October 28, 2020

New Hampshire black metal tectonic plate shifters Northern Curse erupt once again after a three years deep underground.


December 28, 2016

Legendary Boston extreme music pioneers/provocateurs SIEGE are in the middle of a string of reunion dates — see our recent interview with drummer Robert Williams for the deets here — which arrives at the Red Alert Skateboard Shop for a New Year’s Eve pummeling alongside SadistInfernal DiatribeCrystal MethodistGuiltRejiem, and Nycterent, as well as fast-rising crust-grinders LEASH, a band recently joined by Backstabbers Inc/Northern Curse vocalist/guitarist Matt Serven ahead of the straight-up nasty leveller of an E.P. entitled Dead End Breeders, which Decibel is pleased to exclusively stream in its entirety below. 

Demo:listen: Northern Curse

June 10, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we bear the marks of New Hampshire’s Northern Curse.

New Hampshire Survives Ringworm Infection (Barely…)

February 10, 2015

“Some of you might have been conceived to this song,” Ringworm frontman James “Human Furnace” Bulloch told the gathered at Sonny’s Tavern, the small, homey New Hampshire bar the Cleveland metallic hardcore levelers were then steadily transforming into an overly-amped emotional and physical pressure cooker. “The album it’s on came out in 1993. You do…

Goodbye Cruel World!!! (And Hello Fine Arts!?!)

March 11, 2014

A couple months back we premiered a new Backstabbers Inc track and now, with barely time enough for a gasp between, guitarist/vocalist Matt Serven is prepping Bury Me in a Hole in the Ground, the super limited double cassette from his digital hardcore side project GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD!!! We’ve got an exclusive stream of the…

Ode From A Backstabber

January 7, 2014

Following up a Kamikaze Mission is a no small challenge, but M.I.A., the decade-in-the-making barn burner of a comeback record from reconfigured/reborn Backstabbers Inc, proves a gloriously triumphant gut-check collection of anthemic dark hardcore — not to mention a helluva way to kick off the new year! Decibel is proud to present an exclusive stream…