black metal

Track Premiere: Vaeok “Souls Void”

December 9, 2019

American black metal duo Vaeok, featuring members of Sargeist, Kult ov Azazel, Nightbringer, Adaestuo and Demoncy, attack from the haunted cosmos on new self-titled EP.

Full Split Stream: Imprecation & Black Blood Invocation – ‘Diabolical Flames of the Ascended Plague’

December 6, 2019

Get ripped in half by this split of pure evil bestial black death between Texas legends of Satanic brutality Imprecation and Greek throne challengers Black Blood Invocation.

Demo:listen: Fayenne

December 6, 2019

This week Demo:listen promotes the righteous fury of Swedish black metal duo Fayenne.

Track Premiere: Haxandraok – “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX”

December 4, 2019

Black metal duo Haxandraok beckon Beezlebub in their entrancing new single “Ba’al Zel Bul at the Gates of NOX.”

Track Premiere: Fliege – “The Invisible Seam”

December 2, 2019

Jam this preview track from the forthcoming debut album from riff-driven Brooklyn-based industrial/black/heavy metal cinephiles Fliege.

Track Premiere: Mosaic – “The Devil’s Place”

November 29, 2019

The mystical and powerful Thuringian black metal magus Mosaic takes us to “The Devil’s Place” to prepare us for their impending debut full length, Secret Ambrosian Fire.

Track Premiere: Arkona – ‘Age of Capricorn’

November 25, 2019

It’s the dawn of a new age and Arkona are here to guide you.

Full Album Stream: Obsequiae – “The Palms of Sorrowed Kings”

November 19, 2019

Castle-metal fanatics, rejoice! The latest excellent offering from Obsequiae is here and streaming in its full glory here at Decibel.

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.