black metal

Demo:listen: Hajduk

November 15, 2019

On this week’s Demo:listen we reconnect with an old friend to discuss their new triumph of black metal Hajduk.

Through Satan in Blood and Fire: An Interview With Drastus

November 14, 2019

DrastusLa Croix De Sang narrowly missed our albums of the year list, but that doesn’t mean this French black metal project haven’t released one of 2019’s must-hear albums.

Track Premiere: Decoherence – “Dimensionless Angular Momentum”

November 13, 2019

Decoherence make black hole black metal on their anticipated debut full length, Ekpyrosis.

Full Album Stream: Fuil na Seanchoille – ‘The Crossing’

November 12, 2019

Recondite Irish black metal project Fuil na Seanchoille make an unexpected but most welcome return with The Crossing. Hear this single track opus in all its sprawling entirety right now.

Track Premiere: Flamekeeper “Nomads of the World Beyond”

November 11, 2019

Italian emigre Marco S. finds home in Sweden, birthing first-wave black metal beast Flamekeeper. Check out new track “Nomads of the World Beyond” from debut mini-CD We Who Light the Fire

Decibel Magazine Tour ft Mayhem and Abbath Tickets on Sale Now

November 8, 2019

The Decibel Magazine Tour celebrates its ninth annual run with the ambitious pairing of legendary Norwegian black metal progenitors Mayhem with their countrymates of black ‘n’ roll heroes Abbath. More acts revealed soon. Get tix now!

Track Premiere: The Spirit – ‘Serpent As Time Reveals’

November 7, 2019

It’s time to add German act The Spirit to the anti-cosmic metal of death party. Listen to the first track from their forthcoming melodic black/death stunner here.

Track Premiere: Diabolic Night – “In Retribution”

November 6, 2019

Diabolic Night infuse NWOBHM and speed metal with pitch-black infernal power on the new single from their Beyond the Realm LP, “In Retribution.”

Mayhem and Abbath Announced for 2020 Decibel Magazine Tour!

November 4, 2019

Tickets for the 2020 Decibel Magazine Tour go on sale Friday, November 8 at 10 AM local time. More acts to be announced in December!

Track Premiere: Hellehond – ‘Over De Kling’

November 1, 2019

Check out a track from new Dutch first wave black metallers Hellehond, featuring members of Asphyx and Wederganger.

Video Premiere: T.O.M.B. – ‘Decapitation of the Gods’

October 29, 2019

Check out a video for a new track from underground black metal noise artists, T.O.M.B.

Full Album Stream: Vaultwraith – “Light the Candle In Honour of Devils”

October 29, 2019

Vaultwraith play the Devil’s heavy metal. Stream their sophomore album in its entirety before it comes out this Halloween.

Full Compilation Stream: Darvulia – Acte Dix: Démos

October 22, 2019

A curation of early material from the vampyric French plague Darvulia will soon be available on 12” vinyl. Hear the compilation in its accursed entirety now.

Track Premiere: Ateiggär – ‘En Blinde namens Duracotus’

October 18, 2019

Baroque Swiss black metal duo Ateiggär set the empyrean ablaze with their debut release.

Full Album Stream: Sanctvs – “Mors Aeterna”

October 11, 2019

Sanctvs is a demonic black metal anomaly from Québec. Their debut album Mors Aeterna is merely days away from taking the underground by storm. Check it out in its entirety first right here.

Track Premiere: Krater – ‘Stellar Sparks’

October 10, 2019

Misanthropic Germans Krater will soon release their fourth album. Hear them send “Stellar Sparks” flying with their three-guitar black metal attack on this exclusive track premiere.

Track Premiere: Black Beast – ‘Nocturnal Bloodlust’

October 8, 2019

Finland’s Black Beast will finally release their debut album. Approach this exclusive premiere of the title track with the utmost caution.

Album Premiere: Ossuaire ‘Derniers Chants’

October 7, 2019

Montréal-based black metal quartet, Ossuaire, stream stunning new album, Derniers Chants, at Decibel Magazine on behalf of Sepulchral Productions.

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Blut aus Nord, Profanatica and 1349

October 4, 2019

Our favorite review-writing bird, covers his beak in corpsepaint and gets his feathers ruffled by some true-ish black metal.

Track Premiere: Shrine of Insanabilis – ‘Invisible. Infinite. Inexorable.’

October 4, 2019

German black metal cult Shrine of Insanabilis rip their sophomore album straight from the void Check out this smoking-hot ripper of a new song from the forthcoming Vast Vortex Litanies.

Demo:listen: Burier

October 4, 2019

This week Demo:listen ventures into the deep underground to extract the Australian black metal atrocity Burier.

Obsequiae: “Our Inspiration Is in the Wells Beneath This World.”

September 27, 2019

The great Obsequiae has returned to guide us through another series of castles and courtyards on “Ceres in Emerald Streams.”

Full Album Stream: IATT – ‘Nomenclature’

September 25, 2019

Nomenclature will be out September 27 via Black Lion Records on digipak CD and digitally, but we get the full thing for your lucky earholes right now.

Full Album Stream: Patronymicon – “Ushered Forth By Cloven Tongue”

September 25, 2019

Swedish black metal clan Patronymicon return with their first new work in six years. Stream Ushered Forth By Cloven Tongue in its blazing entirety now.

Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums

September 23, 2019

Decibel lists the Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums with Bishop of Hexen, Diabolical Masquerade, Anorexia Nervosa, Gehenna and SiriuS.

10 Great Albums for Autumn

September 20, 2019

Enter an eternal autumn of moors and misty fields, walk through blackwater parks of rain without end, and look to the October rust as night shades descend.