Best New Noise

Review: Daeva – “Pulsing Dark Absorptions”

November 14, 2017

Sodom in the U.S.A. Label: 20 Buck Spin Daeva is most definitely a Steve Jansson affair. If you’re reading this magazine then you know who Jansson is even if you don’t realize you do. Jansson’s a Philly ’head, plays guitar in Crypt Sermon, screams and shreds in Trenchrot, Infiltrator, as well as killer grinders Unrest….


October 31, 2017

Wormwood are our best new noise.


October 13, 2017

Owlcrusher are Decibel‘s Best New Noise.


October 4, 2017

Enslaved are this week’s best new noise.

Grave Pleasures

September 27, 2017

Grave Pleasures are this week’s Best New Noise.

Wolves in the Throne Room

September 18, 2017

USBM heavyweights Wolves in the Throne Room are this week’s Best New Noise.

With the Dead

September 12, 2017

British doom practitioners With the Dead are this week’s Best New Noise.


August 16, 2017

Death-doom mainstays Incantation are this week’s Best New Noise.

The Vision Bleak

July 7, 2016

The Unknown
The assessment favorable
dB rating: 8/10

Grave Miasma

May 9, 2016

Endless Pilgrimage
A time to kill, a time to heal.
dB Rating: 8/10


May 4, 2016

Grief Relic
Be like Mike
dB Rating: 8/10

Graves at Sea

April 18, 2016

The Curse That Is
Turn of the Tide
dB Rating: 8/10


April 11, 2016

Scent of the Buried
Beautiful friction
dB Rating: 8/10

Graf Orlock

March 28, 2016

Crime Traveler
Whoa, whoa, whoa—you on the list, fuckface?
dB Rating: 9/10


March 21, 2016

Shedders and shredders
dB Rating: 9/10

Dream Death

March 14, 2016

Still crazy good after all these years
dB Rating: 8/10


March 7, 2016

Distance | Collapsed
Out of the shadows
dB Rating: 9/10

Deströyer 666

February 29, 2016

Burninating the countryside
dB Rating: 8/10

Oranssi Pazuzu

February 22, 2016

Trance With the Devil
dB Rating: 9/10


February 16, 2016

Ride Forth
Not too young to drink and to shred
dB Rating: 9/10


February 8, 2016

Too Loud to Live, Too Drunk to Die!
Long live “Decibel rebels”
dB Rating: 8/10