black metal

That Tour Was Awesome: Anathema/At the Gates/Cradle of Filth (1994)

October 19, 2017 Greg Pratt

In which we look back on when Anathema , At the Gates, and Cradle of Filth toured Germany in 1994, with input from some of the guilty parties involved.

Full Album Stream: Pyrolatrous – “Teneral”

October 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream Teneral from NYC-based black metal outfit Pyrolatrous.

Full Album Stream: Ubiquity – “Forever/Denied”

October 16, 2017 Vince Bellino

Italy’s Ubiquity put a challenging spin on hardcore-influenced black metal on new album Forever/Denied.

Track Premiere: Tyakrah – ‘Fährten im Schnee’

October 12, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a varied new song from German black metal outfit Tyakrah now.

Full Album Stream: Solfernus – “Neoantichrist”

October 12, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the first new music from Solfernus in 10 years!

Video Premiere: Sicarius – “Ferox Impetum”

October 11, 2017 Vince Bellino

Feast your eyes upon Sicarius’ black metal bloodbath in new song “Ferox Impetum.”

Interview: Woe at Shadow Woods Metal Festival

October 11, 2017 Vince Bellino

Brooklyn-based USBM outfit Woe discuss their latest album, Hope Attrition, the songwriting process and playing at Shadow Woods Metal Fest in a new interview.

Full EP Stream: Prostitution – “Egyptian Blue”

October 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the full new EP from psych-black metallers Prostitution.

Pray to the Black Sun This Fall With Asagraum’s Debut Album

October 6, 2017 J. Andrew Zalucky

There’s a lot of great music coming out this fall. If you’re into solid, blistering black metal, Asagraum is one band you should not overlook.

Track Premiere: Nazghor – ‘The Darkness of Eternity’

October 2, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from prolific Swedish black metal group Nazghor.

R.I.P. Stig Börje “Boss” Forsberg (1944-2017)

October 2, 2017 Chris Dick

The passing of Black Mark Production’s Stig Börje “Boss” Forsberg is remembered, along with the publication of Forsberg’s last-ever words on Bathory’s Under the Sign of the Black Mark.

Full Album Stream: Nailblack – “Envied”

September 28, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the first new music from Nailblack in sixteen years!

Track Premiere: Nullingroots – ‘Subsistence’

September 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Blackgaze trio Nullingroots have signed to Prosthetic Records. Hear the first song from their new album.

Wolves in the Throne Room

September 18, 2017 Vince Bellino

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

Track Premiere: Scour – ‘Red’

September 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from Scour featuring current and former members of Pantera, Down, Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Misery Index!

Track Premiere: Samael – ‘Black Supremacy’

September 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song and read an interview with Samael.

LIMITED! Get five OUT OF PRINT flexi discs from DECIBEL!

September 13, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Get rare flexis from Carcass, Neurosis, Midnight, 1349 and Asphyx with the special Decibel “bonus flexi” offer for a LIMITED TIME ONLY!

Full Album Stream: Hate Moon’s “The Imprisoning War”

September 12, 2017 Daniel Lake

Despise stars. Loathe planets. Abhor meteors. Detest nebulae. Hate Moon.

Maniac: “Why Not Support Some Good Underground Bands Instead of Just Talking Sh#t?”

September 8, 2017 J. Andrew Zalucky

Ex-Mayhem vocalist Maniac collaborates with Cult Never Dies’ Dayal Patterson.

Track Premiere: Occasvs – ‘Triumphal Defeat’

September 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from ritualistic black metal cult Occasvs now!

Full EP Stream: Corpsehammer – “Posesión”

August 31, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the new EP from Swedish/Chilean blackened death dealers Corpsehammer now!

Cannabis Corpse Premiere New Song, Pick 10 Favorite Albums to Smoke To

August 31, 2017 Vince Bellino

Embark on “The 420th Crusade” with Cannabis Corpse before reading bassist/vocalist LandPhil’s ten favorite albums to smoke pot to.

Track Premiere: Auðn – ‘Í Hálmstráið Held’

August 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Icelandic atmospheric black metal horde Auðn have upped both the aggression and melody on their sophomore record. Listen to the first song now.