October 13, 2020 Chris Dick
Over 25 years after their highwater mark, U.K. death dealer Benediction finally transcend the rubicon once more.
September 21, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Bristol, U.K. trio Svalbard didn’t merely make a better record than 2018’s solid It’s Hard to Have Hope, but delivered the first truly great album of their career.
September 14, 2020 Justin Norton
Extreme music legends Napalm Death return with the unintended soundtrack to the cruelest summer
August 24, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Bay area death metallers Necrot return with a sophomore leveler for the ages
August 4, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Arkansas assbeaters Terminal Nation are responsible for the year’s toughest album.
July 6, 2020 Raoul Hernandez
Texas black metal crew Skeleton will get your bones shaking.
June 29, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Ramona, CA’s Voidceremony‘s long-awaited first full length album, Entropic Reflections Continuum: Dimensional Unravel may be the death metal debut of the year.
June 3, 2020 Kevin Stewart-Panko
Southern California’s sludge godfather’s new record, Dream Squasher, turns the lights out on hope this Friday.
May 20, 2020 Chris Dick
Symphonic black metal horror hounds Carach Angren deliver the ghoul time with Franckensteina Strataemontanus.
April 1, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Chicago crushers Like Rats don’t look back on Death Monolith.
March 23, 2020 Justin Norton
Detroit Death/doom dealers Temple of the Void rise to greatness on album No. 3.
March 5, 2020 Decibel Magazine
On with the Twitter follower count, and the new Body Count album, Carnivore.
February 10, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Godthrymm deliver the doom debut of the year with Reflections.
January 28, 2020 Adrien Begrand
Sepultura‘s latest, Quadra, is Decibel‘s album of the week.
January 22, 2020 Dutch Pearce
The dark dungeon music progenitor returns to his “Era 1” form with this reimagining of 1995 classic Ånden som Gjorde Opprør.
January 14, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Midnight take their sacrilegious heavy metal earworms overground and to the next level.
November 8, 2019 Chris Dick
Swiss eccentrics Schammasch follow up a triple album with their boldest statement yet.
September 5, 2019 Jon Rosenthal
San Antonio quartet continue their evolution from crust punks to underground metal force.
August 23, 2019 Greg Pratt
The first new Sacred Reich LP since 1996 might actually be their best album yet.
August 20, 2019 Decibel Magazine
Emotive hardcore heroes Knocked Loose move the next youthful crew forward.
August 5, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Northwest death metallers deliver a twisted reeking mass of repulsive decay — and we LOVE it.
July 25, 2019 Sean Frasier
The wait for Tomb Mold’s next death metal masterpiece is over before it began
July 5, 2019 Adrien Begrand
Goodnight Wintermoon – the former Immortal frontman emerges from the cold with album #2.
June 19, 2019 Forrest Pitts
Former Bolt Thrower and current Benediction members return with their third LP in as many years.
June 13, 2019 Jeff Treppel
There are no other colors in the extreme music rainbow quite like Pinkish Black.
June 3, 2019 Jeff Treppel
Instru-metal heroes return with their first full-length LP in six years.
May 29, 2019 Chris Dick
The controversial ex-Gorgoroth frontman returns with what may be his best work to date.
May 23, 2019 Sean Frasier
The ever-prolific Trevor William Church returns with the strongest collection of Haunt anthems to date.
May 15, 2019 Shane Mehling
Full of Hell push the limits of grind at an accelerated clip.
May 7, 2019 Chris Dick
Possessed’s first new LP in over 30 years is worth the wait for true death metalheads.