black metal

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.

KILL SCREEN 023: Chris Grigg of WOE and the Branching Paths of History

October 25, 2023

The USBM subversive and underground tech entrepreneur found his road to darkness—despite a radical 8-bit choice.

Track Premiere: Valdrin – “Paladins of Ausadjur”

October 24, 2023

Valdrin made a great, catchy metal album in Throne of the Lunar Soul. Stream “Paladins of Ausadjur” here. Accordion? In my metal? Believe it. Embrace it.

Pre-Order DREAM UNENDING and WORM’s Split LP ‘Starpath’ on Ultra-Limited Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

October 20, 2023

We have only 100 copies available of Dream Unending and Worm‘s new split LP, Starpath, on exclusive Grimace Purple & Sea Blue Merge vinyl. Don’t blow it.

Video Premiere: Black Knife – “Evil Sex on Halloween”

October 19, 2023

Watch speedy black metal punks Black Knife offer up a totally safe for work, but still creepy, video for new single, “Evil Sex on Halloween.”

Album Premiere: Cult Burial – “Reverie Of The Malignant”

October 18, 2023

London blackened doom sect Cult Burial return with a ferocious full-length testament to darkness called Reverie Of The Malignant.

Dayal Patterson: On the New Edition of “Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult”

October 17, 2023

Author Dayal Patterson discusses the massive 800-page reworking of his black metal history reimagined as Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult — Restored, Expanded & Definitive Edition.

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!

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.