Track Premiere: DeathCollector – “Death’s Toll”
May 25, 2023 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Hear a new track from DeathCollector, the band featuring former Bolt Thrower and Memoriam drummer Andrew Whale and Ashen Crown frontman Kieran Scott, then hear from them about it!
Track Premiere: Darkened – “1000 Years”
August 19, 2020 Sean Frasier
Eagerly anticipated death metal collective Darkened drag you through a perilous nightmare in their new single “1000 Years.”
Q&A: Karl Willetts Closes Third Memoriam Chapter
July 8, 2019 Chris Dick
UK old-school death metallers Memoriam release their third album, Requiem for Mankind. Decibel tracks down vocalist Karl Willetts to see what life is like on the frontlines.
Bloodbath Premiere New Song “Bloodicide” Featuring Jeff Walker, Karl Willetts and John Walker
September 13, 2018 Emily Bellino
Bloodbath recruit an all-star lineup of guests for “Bloodicide,” the first offering from The Arrow of Satan is Drawn.
Memoriam Drummer Andy Whale Leaves Band
September 11, 2018 Emily Bellino
Memoriam drummer Andy Whale will play his final two shows with the death metal group on September 28 and 29.
¡NO PASARÁN! – An Interview with Memoriam’s Karl Willets
April 9, 2018 Decibel Magazine
Memoriam main man Karl Willets talks politics, grief and The Silent Vigil.
That Tour Was Awesome: Pestilence/Autopsy/Bolt Thrower (1990)
August 10, 2017 Greg Pratt
Our latest That Tour Was Awesome looks back on when Pestilence , Autopsy , and Bolt Thrower terrorized Europe in 1990.
Video Premiere: Ursinne – ‘Talons’ (360 Degree Video)
June 6, 2017 Emily Bellino
Ursinne (ex-Benediction, ex-Bolt Thrower) are on the internet in 360 degrees.
With the Dead Unveil New Track “Vessel of Solitude” Via Decibel Flexi Series
April 17, 2017 Albert Mudrian
Hear and acquire the brand new With the Dead (ex-Cathedral, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Bolt Thrower) flexi disc here.
Who Dares Wins, A Q&A With Memoriam’s Frank Healy And Karl Willetts
April 17, 2017 Chris Dick
Some bands are formed from friendships. Some bands are formed out of necessity. Some bands form a bond based off past relationships. For England’s Memoriam, featuring current and ex-members of Benediction and Bolt Thrower, the circumstances around their 2015 formation is the result of all three aforementioned scenarios.
With the Dead Record Exclusive New Track for the Decibel Flexi Series!
March 30, 2017 Albert Mudrian
Former Cathedral, Electric Wizard and Bolt Thrower members join forces and record new With the Dead track for the Decibel Flexi Series.
Memoriam (ex-Bolt Thrower/Benediction) Unveil New Track “Surrounded (by Death)” Via Decibel Flexi Series!
September 16, 2016 Albert Mudrian
Bolt Thrower may be forever fallen, but the battle rages on with Memoriam. Hear a brand new song from the Decibel Flexi Series right here!
Get this Limited MEMORIAM (Bolt Thrower/Benediction) Flexi Disc When You Subscribe to Decibel!
August 30, 2016 Albert Mudrian
Get this limited Memoriam flexi disc with an active Deluxe Decibel Subscription. But hurry, you need to sign up by Monday, September 5th at 9AM EST!
That Tour Was Awesome: Grindcrusher UK, Napalm Death, Morbid Angel, Bolt Thrower, Carcass (1989)
June 9, 2016 Greg Pratt
For our first instalment of That Tour Was Awesome, we speak with members of Bolt Thrower, Carcass, Morbid Angel, and Napalm Death about the legendary Grindcrusher UK 1989 jaunt.
Top 5 Maryland Deathfest 2016 Moments
June 6, 2016 Chris Dick
Every year, we travel to Baltimore for Maryland Deathfest, easily the best run festival for underground metal to grace America. Here are five of my memorable moments at MDF 2016. Music-related missives are forthcoming in the August 2016 issue of Decibel.
White Whale Caught: Memoriam/ex-Bolt Thrower Drummer Andy Whale interviewed
May 17, 2016 Albert Mudrian
War master Andy Whale re-enters the realm of chaos for death/grind victory with Memoriam.
Do your best Bolt Thrower, win a limited Bolt Thrower LP
February 12, 2014 Justin Norton
Our friends at Century Media records recently unveiled something incredibly cool: a limited 500-run vinyl pressing of Bolt Thrower’s War Master. Here’s how they describe it: Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special War Master reissue features three sides of “blood-drenched” hymns on red/silver splattered white wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching….
Full Album Stream: Grand Supreme Blood Court
November 14, 2012 Justin Norton
The phrases “Van Drunen” and “side project” will cause more than a little excitement in these parts. The death metal frontman handled vocals on two prestigious entries in Decibel’s Top 100 Death Metal Albums (available here). He also toured with the mighty Bolt Thrower and fronts war-themed badasses Hail Of Bullets. The dude is like…
Requiem Metal Podcast: Pinged, Weakened & Chuffed by Hard ‘N Heavy’s Grindcore Special
January 24, 2012 Chris Dick
There are game changers and then there are game changers. I wouldn’t say Hard ‘N Heavy’s Grindcore Special Issue was a game changer in the same way Entombed, Paradise Lost, Napalm Deafth (phonetic spelling, natch), Bolt Thrower, Tiamat, and many others were in the dimmest part of the early ’90s, but it, unlike any Xeroxed…