black metal

Track Premiere: Malguist – ‘Apex to Ashes’

May 14, 2024

Black metal duo Malguist get existential on “Apex to Ashes.”

Full Album Stream: Markgraf – “Hohenbaden”

May 9, 2024

Go wild with first-wave black metal/heavy metal trio Markgraf and their sophomore album, Hohenbaden.

Track Premiere: LanzerRath – “Nebular Collapse: The Dissolution of Order and Meaning”

April 18, 2024

LanzerRath drop a killer split with Shroud of Despondency coming May 10. You can stream the former’s weird and epic contribution “Nuclear Collapse: The Dissolution of Order and Meaning” below.

Full Album Stream: Verwoed – “The Mother”

March 25, 2024

According to Dutch black-metallers Verwoed, the band’s new album is “truly is a prayer of blood and fire.”

Full Album Stream: Dödsrit – “Nocturnal Will”

March 18, 2024

Listen to Nocturnal Will, a one-of-a-kind album from Dödsrit, a musical entity that combines mourning and triumph in equal measure.

Full Album Stream: Karkosa – “Esoterrorcult”

February 19, 2024

Delve into the vast subconscious with the new album from the blackened-death metal masters in Karkosa, out this Friday!

Full Album Stream: Deadyellow – “What Was Left of Them”

January 29, 2024

What was left of them, anyway? Find out on Deadyellow‘s new album.

Mammoth Beard Company Co-founder Offers Beard Advice for Metalheads

January 25, 2024

Mammoth Beard Company love their metal; we talked to co-founder Lee Palichuk to get some tips for the longhairs — and longbeards — out there.

PERSEKUTOR Premiere New Track, “Eternal Snowstorm of the Frozen Eye,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

January 8, 2024

Hear and acquire this flexi disc single from Persekutor featuring an exclusive new song, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Album Stream: Narzissus – ‘Akt III: Erlösung’

January 8, 2024

Hear the ever-prolific Erech Leleth return with his latest heavy black metal creation, the debut full-length LP from Narzissus.

Video Premiere: Clarion Void – “The Top”

January 4, 2024

Colorado Springs quartet Clarion Void sling some gnarly post-metal sludge in surreal new video for “The Top.”

10 Heavy Albums to Hear Before 2024

December 27, 2023

Before the calendar flips to 2024, check out these 10 killer albums you might have missed during list season’s frenzy.

PRE-ORDER NOW: HULDER’s New LP ‘Verses in Oath’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl! (Limited to 150)

December 15, 2023

We have only 150 copies available of Hulder‘s new LP, Verses in Oath, on exclusive Brown inside of Kelly Green vinyl. Don’t blow it.

Track Premiere: Spectral Lore – “Our Castles Have Fallen (Raging Winter)”

December 13, 2023

Atmospheric black metal project Spectral Lore reveal new 20-minute epic from forthcoming full length IV.

Video Premiere: Amiensus – “Reverie”

December 12, 2023

Proggy black metalers Amiensus unveil out a new song and video, “Reverie” from their forthcoming album, Reclamation, out this coming spring via M-Theory Audio.

Video Premiere: Praise the Plague – “Devourer”

December 1, 2023

Watch Germany’s Praise the Plague perform an entrancing blend of doom metal and black metal via their latest video for “Devourer,” from the band’s upcoming Suffocating In the Current of Time.

PERSEKUTOR to Release Exclusive New Track, “Eternal Snowstorm of the Frozen Eye,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

November 29, 2023

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Weds, December 6 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from black ‘n’ rollers Persekutor.

Album Stream – Void – ‘Jadjow’

November 29, 2023

Hear two former Dødheimsgard guitarists keep it Norweird with Void.

Full Album Stream: The Last Eon – “Infernal Fractality”

November 16, 2023

Hear Norway’s The Last Eon mix of musical ambition and psychedelic inebriation by way of industrial black metal.

Video Premiere: Horrenda – “Handprints”

November 15, 2023

Horrenda deliver the follow-up to 2021’s Oíche Shamhna (Live at The Grand Social). Check out the video and revel in the band’s mix of black metal attack and hardcore atmosphere.

Album Stream: Litha – ‘Litha’

November 15, 2023

Hear live Mizmor and Hell musician Andrew Black emerge from the darkness via Litha‘s self-titled debut, streaming here ahead of its Friday release.

Album Premiere: Pyrolatrous – ‘Inveterate’

November 8, 2023

Hear Hull, Krallice, Anicon, Woe member reconvene the USBM force Pyrolatrous. The first new LP in six years, Inveterate, is streaming now in full force.