black metal

Video Premiere: Wormwitch – ‘Age of the Ordeal of Iron’

May 13, 2022

Returning less than a year after 2021’s critically acclaimed Wolf Hex full length, Canadian black metal practitioners Wormwitch present a new stand-alone single, “Age of the Ordeal of Iron.”

Track Premiere: Alvaldur – “Nightmares Ride Across the Stars”

May 11, 2022

Hear the opening track from Of Dusk and Crumbling Silence, the debut LP from USBM upstarts Alvaldur, before its Friday the 13th release date.

Full Split 7″ Premiere: Razör Förge/Chaoshorde

May 10, 2022

Hear Razör Förge and Chaoshorde get medieval on their new Vicious Witch Records split.

Full Album Stream: Void Wraith – II

May 10, 2022

An exclusive early stream of the incendiary second full-length from Seattle black metal manifestation Void Wraith.

Video Premiere: Inexorum – “Equinox Vigil”

May 5, 2022

Skip spring and summer and head straight to fall with the crisp melodies of Inexorum‘s “Equinox Vigil.”

Pre-Order WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM’s Essential Repress of ‘Two Hunters’ on Limited Edition Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

May 5, 2022

Wolves in the Throne Room has received a long-awaited vinyl repress of their masterpiece Two Hunters and Decibel has obtained an exclusive edition on Moss Green wax limited to 300 copies!

Full Album Premiere: Tómarúm – ‘Ash in Realms of Stone Icons’

May 4, 2022

Hear Atlanta progressive black metallers Tómarúm unleash their long-gestating debut Ash in Realms of Stone Icons before its Friday release.

Hulder Premiere Exclusive Single, “Evil’s Incubation,” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

April 27, 2022

Hear and acquire this Hulder disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Demo:listen: Thlurm

April 26, 2022

This week’s Demo:listen exclusively unleashes the gnarly toxic event that is the demo compilation from Indiana metal/punk mutant Thlurm.

Full EP Stream: deathCAVE – “II”

April 21, 2022

Seattle doom trio deathCAVE offer a psychedelic and blackened approach to doom on new EP II.

Track Premiere: Bat Magic – “Ritualia Festum In Ichor Noster”

April 19, 2022

Vampires are the new Satan as Bat Magic spin a black metal tale, from their upcoming split, of discovering you’re the blood-sucking undead.

Watch: WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Drummer Aaron Weaver Talks Special Guests For Their ‘Two Hunters’ Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly

April 14, 2022

Wolves in the Throne Room drummer Aaron Weaver discusses the USBM stalwarts’ first-ever performance of their classic Two Hunters LP at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10.

Track Premiere: Axioma – ‘A New Dark Age’

April 13, 2022

Axioma enter “A New Dark Age” with the first song from their new album, Sepsis.

Rotting Christ To Release Exclusive Single, “Holy Mountain,” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

April 12, 2022

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, June 1 to obtain this EXCLUSIVE flexi disc single from Greek black metal legends Rotting Christ

Track Premiere: Synteleia – “Harvest the Forest”

April 11, 2022

Greek black metal traditionalists Synteleia premiere new track “Harvest the Forest” from their upcoming debut on Floga Records.

Track Premiere: AARA – “Strepitus Mundi”

April 7, 2022

Treat yourself to some prime Swiss black metal via the latest track from AARA, “Strepitus Mundi.”

Track Premiere: Vital Spirit – ‘Withering Fire’

April 4, 2022

Wormwitch and Seer members venture Westward in Vital Spirit on new single, “Withering Fire,” via new album Still as the Night, Cold as the Wind (Vendetta/Hidden Tribe).

Track Premiere: Skumstrike – “Caustic Poison”

March 29, 2022

Montreal rippers Skumstrike belch out a noxious blast of D-beat-driven thrash on their latest single.

Track Premiere: Molten Chains – “Communion”

March 28, 2022

Viennese unholy heavy metal trio Molten Chains offer “Communion,” the latest single from their forthcoming new album, Orisons of Vengeance.

Full Album Stream: Ouranos – “Voir La Lumière”

March 28, 2022

Ouranos delves further into electronic-influenced black metal on new album Voir La Lumière.

Mirai Kawashima of SIGH Discusses His Video Game Debut, Voice Acting and Future Sigh Material

March 24, 2022

The Sigh mastermind lends his voice to the popular horror game Dead By Daylight, as well as shares what’s in store for the avant garde black metal institution.

Album Premiere: Cirkeln – A Song to Sorrow

March 21, 2022

An exclusive early full album stream of the ambitious sophomore album from Stockholm’s rising black metal ‘stormlander’ Cirkeln.

Track Premiere: Blut aus Nord – “That Cannot Be Dreamed”

March 17, 2022

Hear atmospheric black metal heroes Blut aus Nord return with the first single from new album Disharmonium – Undreamable Abysses.

Cradle of Filth Stream Their Full “Dusk…and Her Embrace” Set This Weekend

March 16, 2022

Cradle of Filth revisit their landmark Dusk…and her Embrace album with a special performance streaming on the Spring Equinox.