black metal

Track Premiere: Malokarpatan – “Maharal a Golem”

September 25, 2023

Hear Slovakian evil metal masters Malokarpatan return with their first new material in three years from the forthcoming Vertumnus Caesar.

Video Premiere: Ershetu – “From Corn To Dust”

September 21, 2023

Hear Blut Aus Nord mastermind Vindsval team with Borknagar/Solefald vocalist Lars “Lazare” Nedland in Ershetu, creating a uniquely whimsical take on black metal.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Gorgoroth’s “Under the Sign of Hell 2011”

September 18, 2023

In which Neill Jameson stumps hard for Gorgoroth‘s re-recording of their mid-’90s black metal classic in the guise of Under the Sign of Hell 2011.

Video Premiere: Necrofier – “Destroying Angels”

September 12, 2023

Sacrifice a few minutes of your time for the stunning new video from Texas black metallers Necrofier.

Full Album Premiere: Nixil – “From the Wound Spilled Forth Fire”

August 23, 2023

Hear Baltimore-based psychedelic black metalllers Nixil‘s full stream of their forthcoming album From the Wound Spilled Forth the Fire before its August 25 release

Interview: Xasthur’s Scott Conner on Redefining Black Metal Influence with ‘Inevitably Dark’

August 21, 2023

Xasthur mastermind Scott Conner talks about the heavier sounds of his latest album and why he’s already moving away from them again.

Track Premiere: Auriferous Flame – “Beyond Light, Beyond Reason”

August 15, 2023

Hear Spectral Lore mastermind Ayloss indulge his black/thrash metal impulse via Auriferous Flame‘s new bludgeoning riff-fest.

LIMITED to 90 COPIES: Pre-Order KRIEG’s ‘Ruiner’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

August 8, 2023

We have only 90 copies available of Krieg‘s new LP, Ruiner, on exclusive Red with Black Marble Smoke vinyl.

EXCLUSIVE: Dutch Atmospheric Black Metallers AN AUTUMN FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN First-Ever Interview

August 3, 2023

On the eve of the release of their possible swan song Closure, Dutch atmospheric black metallers An Autumn for Crippled Children grant their first-ever interview

LIMITED TO 90 COPIES: Pre-Order WAYFARER’s LP ‘American Gothic’ on Marble Gunsmoke Vinyl!

July 28, 2023

We have only 90 copies available of Wayfarer‘s new LP, American Gothic, on exclusive Marble Gunsmoke vinyl.

Full Album Stream: DECOHERENCE Order

July 27, 2023

Enigmatic U.K. black metal innovators Decoherence weave an intricate tapestry of influences, blending cold and experimental black metal with avant-garde dissonance.

THE SILVER Premiere New Single, “The Vagrant Soul,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

July 24, 2023

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

Video Premiere: Trivax – “Azrael / عزرائیل”

July 20, 2023

Watch Middle-Eastern-come-U.K. trio Trivax face the scythe wielder with an all-out black metal attack.

Video Premiere: Angerot – “The Profound Recreant”

July 19, 2023

Your daily dose of epic, brooding darkness is here courtesy of the death metal demons in Angerot with their new video!

Full Album Stream + Interview: Gates of Dawn – “II”

July 14, 2023

With the impending release of II read a brief chat with Travis Nordahl, Gates of Dawn’s creator, and hear the stunning new LP in full.

Track Premiere: Imperial Crystalline Entombment – “Of Blizzards and Banshees”

July 13, 2023

Hear frozen black metal outfit Imperial Crystalline Entombment return with a new track from their first LP in two decades.

Track Premiere: Woe – “Scavenger Prophets”

July 11, 2023

Listen to “Scavenger Prophets,” the first new Woe song since 2019.

Track Premiere: Viserion – “Fathers”

July 10, 2023

Prepare yourself for the firestorm of riffs on “Fathers,” from the band’s upcoming split with Teloch Vonin.

UADA’s Rarest U.S. Vinyl Edition of New Album ‘Crepuscule Natura’ is Available for Pre-Order RIGHT NOW!

July 7, 2023

We have only 100 copies available of Uada‘s new LP, Crepuscule Natura, on exclusive heavy-weight Translucent Orange.

Exclusive Track-by-Track: UADA – ‘Crepuscule Natura’

July 6, 2023

We’ll have have more huge news on the new UADA album tomorrow, but today we present an exclusive track-by-track breakdown of one of the most anticipated albums of 2023, Crepuscule Natura.

Track Premiere: Rorcal – “Early Mourning”

July 4, 2023

Hear Swiss black metal mavens Rorcal rise ’n’ slay on their new single, “Early Mourning.”

THE SILVER to Release Exclusive New Track, “The Vagrant Soul,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

June 30, 2023

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Wednesday, July 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Philly post-black metallers The Silver.

KRIEG Stream Exclusive New Track, “Bone Whip,” via the Decibel Flexi Series!

June 29, 2023

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

Full Album Stream + Interview: Lightbreaker – ‘Annihilation of the Annealids’

June 28, 2023

Leon del Muerte talks about self-releasing the album from his avant garde mid-’90s-leaning project Lightbreaker album. Read on and stream Annihilation of the Annealids ahead of its release.

Album Premiere: Somniate – ‘We Have Proved Death’

June 28, 2023

Czech black metal cult Somniate raid the library’s vaults for their new concept album inspired by magical realism, We Have Proved Death.

Track Premiere: Progenitor – “Eldritch Supremacy”

June 26, 2023

Hear Tacoma titans Progenitor unleash a new black metal attack with the title track from their forthcoming EP, Eldritch Supremacy, a self-released record out July 14.

Track Premiere: Artanor – “Sons of the Rock”

June 22, 2023

Hear Aussie one-man black metal outfit Artanor spin a mystical tale of Meklarah on new single, “Sons of Rock.”