Black Sabbath

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Blöthar of Gwar

May 27, 2021

To celebrate the release of Gwar’s new EP, The Disc With No Name, we caught up with vocalist Blöthar the Berserker to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Black Sabbath’s “Mob Rules”

May 13, 2021

Ranking the songs on Black Sabbath’s Hall of Fame-inducted, Dio-led masterpiece Mob Rules from least awesome to most awesome.

Black Sabbath – Mob Rules

March 30, 2021

We bend (but don’t break) our Hall of Fame rules to induct the landmark Mob Rules LP from the Dio-fronted Black Sabbath.

Cannibal Corpse Slay Another Decibel Cover! Exclusive New ‘Violence Unimagined’ LP Color Available!

March 19, 2021

We have a limited number of advance copies of the May issue of Decibel, featuring our an exclusive new flexi disc single from hardcore heroes Earth Crisis.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with David Andersson of Soilwork

December 3, 2020

To celebrate the release of Soilwork‘s new EP, A Whisp of the Atlantic, we caught up with guitarist David Andersson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Corporate Death of Macabre

November 12, 2020

To celebrate the release of their new album, Carnival of Killers, we caught up with Macabre guitarist/vocalist Corporate Death to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Q&A: Adam Wakeman on the ‘Jazz Sabbath’ project

September 29, 2020

Wakeman discusses the jazz-styled Black Sabbath covers of Jazz Sabbath and how Ozzy surprised him with his Dad’s keyboard from the Sabbath Bloody Sabbath sessions. 

Track Premiere: Spirit Adrift – “Supernaut” (Black Sabbath Cover)

September 3, 2020

In advance of their fourth LP, Enlightened in Eternity, hear Spirit Adrift deliver a Sabbath cover from the stacked new Vol. 4 tribute album.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Peter Wiwczarek of Vader

April 30, 2020

To celebrate the release of Vader’s new album, Solitude in Madness, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Peter Wiwczarek to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Resurrecting the Dragon: The Forgotten Gems of Late Era Dio

March 25, 2020

Ten years after his untimely death, the late era Ronnie James Dio albums are finally getting a bit of respect — and the deluxe reissue treatment. Here’s your roadmap.

Track Premiere: Python “Aeons Has Fallen”

May 6, 2019

Italy-based throwback doom masters conjure up fuzzed-out terrors on new track, “Aeons Has Fallen,” from full-length, Astrological Warfare.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Hozoji Matheson-Margullis and Ben Verellen of Helms Alee

April 25, 2019

To celebrate the release of Helms Alee‘s new album, Noctiluca, we caught up with drummer/vocalist Hozoji Matheson-Margullis and guitarist/vocalist Ben Verellen to find out what five heavy albums changed their lives.

Basement Space Travel: An Interview with Green Dragon

September 12, 2018

Green Dragon are your new favorite stoner metal band. Learn about what makes them tick and riff.

Ozzy Osbourne Graces the Cover of Decibel’s October Issue

August 16, 2018

After 14 years, the Ozzman finally cometh to the cover of Decibel! We have a limited number of advance copies of the October issue of Decibel available now. Have at it!

Ten Songs Inspired by Stephen King

September 4, 2017

This coming Friday, a new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic and massive horror novel ‘IT’ will be released in American cinemas. Will it be good? King does not have the best history with cinema. The beloved miniseries based upon the novel, starring Tim Curry as the shapeshifting clown monster Pennywise, does not hold up,…

Cannabis Corpse Premiere New Song, Pick 10 Favorite Albums to Smoke To

August 31, 2017

Embark on “The 420th Crusade” with Cannabis Corpse before reading bassist/vocalist LandPhil’s ten favorite albums to smoke pot to.

Decibel Presents The Top 100 Metal Tours of All Time Special Issue

February 17, 2017

What are the Top 100 metal tours of all time? Find out in Decibel‘s new limited edition special issue of 100% previously-unprinted content. 

Live Review: Drive Thru Doppelgangers Mac Sabbath

September 9, 2016

If something smelled like “Sweet Beef” in Philly, it was “Drive Thru Metal” concept band Mac Sabbath.

Sabbath Bloody Sabbath: The Story Behind The Artwork

June 23, 2016

In honor of Black Sabbath‘s final trek around the globe, we are running our 2014 print feature on the story behind the cover art of Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, which was illustrated four decades ago by a rising Los Angeles artist named Drew Struzan. 

DECIBEL’s Top 100 Old-School Metal Albums Issue Available Now!

November 3, 2015

It’s that time of year again! Decibel has been banging our heads overtime to concoct our annual special issue with 100 percent never-before-seen content. Slip on your old studded vest and behold The Top 100 Old-School Metal Albums of All Time!