black metal

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.”

Track Premiere: Teloch Vovin – “Dragon Sworn”

June 20, 2023

Prepare yourself for the firestorm of riffs on “Dragon Sworn,” from the band’s upcoming split with Viserion.

Full EP Premiere: Maniak – Speed Metal Terrorist

June 14, 2023

According to Maniak, their new EP is “made of pure evil with raw riffs, barbaric drums and lyrics of terrorism.”

Full Album Stream: Sarmat – Determined to Strike

June 13, 2023

Stream the debut full-length from the avant-garde death dealers in Sarmat, out this Friday from I, Voidhanger records!

AGALLOCH’s ‘Pale Folklore’ Classic Reissued on Decibel-Exclusive Transparent Orange Vinyl! PRE-ORDER NOW!

June 5, 2023

We have only 100 copies available of Agalloch‘s debut album, Pale Folklore, reissued for the the first time in seven years on Decibel-exclusive orange vinyl!

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Thantifaxath and Graveworm

May 26, 2023

Our resident birdbrain returns to ruffle feathers with a pair of new releases from two VERY divergent acts.

Full Album Stream: dai-ichi – ‘dai-ichi’

May 16, 2023

Hear mysterious raw black metal duo dai-ichi return with their second boundary-obliterating self-titled record.

Full Album Premiere: Veriluola – ‘Cascades of Crimson Cruor’

May 11, 2023

Hear Finnish/American duo Veriluola capture the lawless, ruleless extreme metal approach of the early ’90s on Cascades of Crimson Cruor, their slippery debut LP

Full Album Stream: Naturvidrig – ‘Naturvidrig’

May 10, 2023

Naturvidrig could very well be your new favorite black metal band. Hear the Swedes’ new self-titled LP before its release this Friday.

Album Premiere: Gyrdleah – ‘Spellbinder’

April 19, 2023

UK black metal project Gyrdleah delivers fresh devilry with their first LP, Spellbinder. Out April 21st from Black Lion Records.

THANTIFAXATH Return with ‘Hive Mind Narcosis’ on Decibel-Exclusive Gold Vinyl! Pre-Order NOW!

April 12, 2023

Nine years in the making, we have only 100 copies of Thantifaxath‘s long-awaited second album, Hive Mind Narcosis, on exclusive gold vinyl!

Album Premiere: Wild Beyond – ‘Wild Beyond’

April 12, 2023

Wild Beyond blast from Philly to the cosmos on their unhinged black thrash debut. Features members of Daeva, ex-Woe and ex-Woods of Ypres.

Track Premiere: Aridus – “Bearer of Silence”

April 11, 2023

Hear some exquisite USBM from multi-instrumentalist Galen Baudhuin (Wolves In the Throne Room, Infera Bruo, Street Tombs and more) in the form of his latest project Aridus.