black metal

Video Premiere: Soothing – ‘Used X’

October 20, 2020

The new blackened crust duo featuring members of Trash Talk, Alpha & Omega and A Storm of Light is anything but Soothing.

Track Premiere: Shaidar Logoth – “Anguish Cradle”

October 20, 2020

Wake up screaming in “Anguish Cradle,” from Chapter III: The Void God, the forthcoming full-length by black-cloaked USBM duo Shaidar Logoth.

Full EP Premiere: WAKE – ‘Confluence’

October 20, 2020

Canadian deathbringers WAKE never stay asleep for long. Surrender to blackened chaos by streaming their Confluence EP now.

‘USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal’ Book Pre-Order Available NOW!

October 16, 2020

USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal, the new 544-page hardcover from Decibel Books featuring a foreword from Tom Gabriel Warrior, is available for pre-order now.

Goth Gorgon’s Top 5 Life Events After Mörk Gryning Disbanded

October 12, 2020

Mörk Gryning mastermind Goth Gorgon reveals the Top 5 things he did after he and co-conspirator Draakh Kimera split from their black metal beast in 2004.

Album Premiere: Ritual Suicide – Nocturnal Haematolagnia

October 7, 2020

Now-dead Ukranian black metal cult Ritual Suicide leave us a terrifying departing gift. Hear Nocturnal Haematolagnia, the band’s final album, in its entirety now.

Track Premiere: Yaotl Mictlan – “Tezcatlipoca – Espejo Relumbrante”

October 6, 2020

Yaotl Mictlan‘s latest effort is a mystical example of pre-Christian belief expressed through the black metal vehicle.

Track Premiere: Isolert – “Light … Has Abandoned Us”

October 6, 2020

Greek atmospheric black metal trio Isolert offer a glimpse into their forthcoming album, World in Ruins, with this epic track premiere.

Full Stream: Vigor Reconstruct: A Benefit for the Soroka Family

October 2, 2020

Witness the power of metalheads coming together as we stream Vigor Reconstruct, the sprawling, multi-genre benefits compilation for the Soroka Family, plus a chat with the comp’s organizer to find out how this massive work came together.

Track Premiere: Tombs – ‘Bone Furnace’

September 28, 2020

Hear USBM institution Tombs heat things up in the “Bone Furnace.”

Black Metal Mavens Gaerea List the Top 5 Horrifying Places In Portugal

September 28, 2020

Portuguese black metal mavens Gaerea list their Top 5 horrifying places to visit in Portugal. Only Decibel has a passport into Gaerea’s abyss.

Track Premiere: Vyrion – “Avalanche”

September 22, 2020

Australian black metal quartet Vyrion merge abominable power and unstoppable force on “Avalanche,” from their impending new album, Nil.

Track Premiere: Heretical Sect – ‘Rising Light of Lunacy’

September 22, 2020

Observe the “Rising Light of Lunacy,” as told by death/black troupe Heretical Sect.

Heavy Metal Short Film “Landgraves” is a Blizzard of Suspense

September 15, 2020

Heavy metal short film Landgraves conjures suspense from snowstorms and blackened doom. Watch this festival standout now.

Five for Friday: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

This week’s roundhouse kick of new riffs includes the latest from Persekutor, Foretoken, Unholy Vampyric Slaughter Sect and more!

Album Premiere: Ordinance ‘In Purge There Is No Remission’

September 3, 2020

Finnish black metal duo Ordinance blows up their peers on new album, In Purge There Is No Remission. Streaming now only at Decibel!

Track and Video Premiere: Finntroll – “Mask”

September 3, 2020

Blackened folk metal rogues Finntroll are back from studio hibernation. Welcome them back by watching the hallucinatory video for “Mask.”

Track Premiere: Nubivagant “One Eye Upon the Grave”

August 31, 2020

One-man black metal firestarter Omega forms Nubivagant. Agony vocals with hypnotic guitars in new song “One Eye Upon the Grave”. Streaming now at Decibel!

Demo:listen: Fetishism

August 28, 2020

Experimental German black metal outsider Fetishism cast their analog spell of malevolence on this week’s Demo:listen.

Album Premiere: Panzerfaust – The Suns of Perdition – Chapter II: Render Unto Eden

August 25, 2020

Ontarian demons Panzerfaust deploy incendiary black metal force on their latest album. Out this Friday, hear the second chapter of The Suns of Perdition right now.

Album Premiere: Aleynmord ‘The Blinding Light’

August 24, 2020

Oregon-based black metal duo Aleynmord crawl out of the Great Western Crevasse to reveal The Blinding Light. Harrowing and sentimental black metal streaming only at Decibel.

Full Album Stream: Svederna – ‘Härd’

August 20, 2020

Swedish black metallers Svederna set the rule book ablaze on their ripping new album, Härd.

Havukruunu Wages the War of Their Hearts

August 14, 2020

If you’re looking for epic, pagan-inspired metal that you can still take seriously, then Havukruunu has the album for you.

Darker Than Darker Than Black: U.S. Black Metal Artist Galdr Rages Against Fascism

August 13, 2020

Draugr, the multi-instrumentalist of the U.S. black metal bands Galdr, Ancalagon and Obscurum, pens an op-ed on his anti-racist political awakening in underground black metal.

Uada Grace the Cover of the October Issue of Decibel

August 12, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the October issue of Decibel available now exclusively in in the Decibel webstore. Don’t blow it.

Track Premiere: The Infernal Sea – “Befallen Order”

August 12, 2020

Black metal plaguewielders The Infernal Sea continue their unholy crusade with the ripping new single “Befallen Order.”

Track Premiere: Vital Spirit – “Centaur”

August 11, 2020

Don’t miss this first utterance from Canadian black metal outlaws Vital Spirit off their forthcoming debut EP, In The Faith That Looks Through Death.