black metal

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.

Track Premiere: Abigorum – “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig”

March 3, 2021

Epic blackened doom wraithbringers Abigorum open hell’s gates with the lyric video for their new track, “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig.”

Full Album Stream: Nixil – “All Knots Untied”

March 1, 2021

Nixil‘s new album is “a poetic attempt to relate to the unrelatable, a documentation of personal processes of initiation …”

Album Premiere: Upon the Altar – ‘Absid ab Ordine Luminis’

February 17, 2021

Polish hostiles Upon the Altar release their debut LP of devastating blackened death, Absid ab Ordine Luminis.

Decibel’s Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums

February 15, 2021

Decibel bestows wisdom in our latest Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums, featuring Kaon, Lumnos, Mesarthim, Offenbarung and Darkspace. Revolutions in celestial death are infinite.

Interview: Gaerea Discuss Gimme Radio Livestream, Anonymity and Authenticity

February 11, 2021

Gaerea‘s anonymous founder gets in depth about the band’s inner workings and planning their upcoming Gimme Radio livestream.

Paysage d’Hiver Announces New Album, Releases “Bluet”

February 11, 2021

Wintherr is ready to unleash another storm of cold black metal brilliance! Check out “Bluet” from Paysage d’Hiver‘s upcoming album.