black metal

Album Premiere: Hatesong – ‘Chapel Rats’

June 2, 2021

Indianapolis blasphemers Hatesong release their LP of blackened pestilence, Chapel Rats. Rest in power, DV Karloff.

Full Album Stream: Stormruler – “Under the Burning Eclipse”

May 27, 2021

For fans of fiery, energetic black metal in the tradition of Naglfar, Dawn and Setherial, Stormruler has the ultimate debut ready to strike!

Satyricon – Dark Medieval Times

May 24, 2021

Frost and Satyr get medieval on your ass as we induct Satyricon‘s landmark Norwegian black metal debut Dark Medieval Times.

Excavating “Mystical Extraction”: A Gonemage Track by Track

May 19, 2021

Get ready for some 8-bit black metal dimension hopping courtesy Gonemage.

Track Premiere: Gallows – “Come and See”

May 14, 2021

“We play traditional black metal — full stop. We wrote 66 Black Wings under the shroud of the pandemic, fueled by blasphemy and booze.”

Track Premiere: Our Place Of Worship Is Silence — “Disavowed, and Left Hopeless”

May 12, 2021

The latest soot-encased blast from Our Place of Worship is Silence is anything but tranquil or hushed.

Video Premiere: Dordeduh – “Pândarul (live at Quantic)”

May 4, 2021

According to Dordeduh: “This track links our black metal roots with the more progressive character of our new music.”

Track Premiere: Dawn Ray’d – ‘Wild Fire’

May 3, 2021

Anarchist black metal trio Dawn Ray’d spread their message like “Wild Fire.”

Video Premiere: Teloch Vovin – “A Dirge To The Death Ov Life, Love And Hope”

April 29, 2021

Teloch Vovin‘s new track is a “a blackened doom epic,” with the video depicting “a night of total insanity and one’s total loss of control.”

Track Premiere: Dödsrit – “Apathetic Tongues”

April 28, 2021

“Even in the darkest of times, when every day feels like yet another goddamn punishment, just try to move forward and search for the light.”

Video Premiere: Hvrt – “The Grief That Feeds The Night, Pt. 1”

April 26, 2021

Hear German riffmongers Hvrt bring the… well, you know, on their latest slab of blacked doom sludge.

Full Album Premiere: Phantom Fire – “Return of the Goat”

April 19, 2021

Norwegian duo Phantom Fire, featuring members of Gaahls Wyrd and Aeternus, boogie into darkness like Venom, Bathory, and early Metallica. New EP streaming only at Decibel!

Full Album Stream: Odal – “Welten Mutter”

April 16, 2021

Check out Odal’s latest work, dealing with “nature, life and death, striving, and transience with reference to the old, pagan world of gods.”

Video Premiere: Angstskríg- “Skyggespil”

April 12, 2021

“The black wanderers continue their journey through the Nordic wonderland from bright, snow-covered, frozen lakes into the darkness …”

Video Premiere: Kosmodemonic – “Moirai”

April 8, 2021

Kosmodemonic has arrived with a new video from their latest album, Liminal Light, due out on May 7 via Transylvanian Recordings.

Track Premiere: She Said Destroy – “Succession”

April 5, 2021

“Succession” is the latest song from Norwegian metal alchemists She Said Destroy, and is the title track off their upcoming album.

Album Stream: Impure – ‘The Carrion Feast’

April 2, 2021

Blackened death duo Impure summon hellfire with their sinister 7″ release of “The Carrion Feast” and “Into Cataclysm.”

Track Premiere: Ifrinn – “Caledonian Black Magick”

March 29, 2021

Mysterious Scotland-based outfit Ifrinn ignite the black flame within on new track “Caledonian Black Magick.” Streaming in peaty black only at Decibel!

Track Premiere: Noctule – ‘Labyrinthian’

March 23, 2021

Hear the latest from Svalbard frontwoman Serena Cherry’s Skyrim-themed black metal project, Noctule.

Full Album Premiere: Kankar ‘Dunkle Millennia’

March 15, 2021

Germany-based black metal duo Kankar posit a crucially dark message on new album, Dunkle Millennia. Full album streaming in vanta black only at Decibel!

Full Album Stream: Myopic and At the Graves – “A Cold Sweat of Quiet Dread”

March 11, 2021

DC’s Myopic and the Baltimore, Maryland’s At the Graves joined forces to craft a collaborative effort that pushes, not only both projects’ respective sounds but their creative capacities as well

Full Album Stream: Stortregn – “Impermanence”

March 10, 2021

Experience Stortregn‘s heroic take on blackened-death metal on their new album, Impermanence, out on March 12.

Album Premiere: Isgherurd Morth – Hellrduk

March 10, 2021

New French & Siberian trio Isgherurd Morth shred an innovative and most strange black metal on their debut full-length. Hear Hellrduk in full now before its release Friday.

Track by Track: Black Knife – ‘Murder Season’

March 10, 2021

Blackened scumpunks Black Knife just released their homicidal LP, Murder Season. Founding vocalist/guitarist Hellwulv describes its fury track by track.

Full Album Stream: Demiser – “Through the Gate Eternal”

March 9, 2021

Stream the extremely wicked and shockingly evil debut from must-hear black-thrash newcomers Demiser.

Video Premiere: Vreid – “The Morning Red”

March 9, 2021

Vreid‘s new track, “The Morning Red,” is “a blueprint of our eternal creative duality of melancholia and primal aggression.”

Listen: Krallice Continue to Evolve on “Demonic Wealth”

March 8, 2021

NYC black metal outfit Krallice blaze a new path on Demonic Wealth.

Track Premiere: Nekkrofukk “Devil’s Blood Injekktion”

March 8, 2021

Polish black metallers Nekkrofukk summon the goat-demon on new doomy track “Devil’s Blood Injekktion.” Death and destruction streaming only at Decibel!

Full Album Stream: Wolf King – “The Path of Wrath”

March 4, 2021

Wolf King take the path less traveled and embrace their extreme metal influences on their second LP.