Grinding Around the World: Brazil

March 13, 2018

In the first installment of our new grindcore series, we take a deep drive into Brazil to check out Hutt, Test, Narayama and Lxs Jugadxs.

New Book Brings “United Forces” Zine Back to Life

March 9, 2018

United Forces was a zine that ran from 1986-1991 out of Brazil and covered the early development of extreme metal, a new book compiles all the issues so readers can get the whole picture.

Deafkids: Full Interview

December 26, 2017

Brazilian percussive drone/noise/punk trio Deafkids rule harder than you might expect.

Full Album Stream: Jupiterian – “Terraforming”

November 7, 2017

Brazilian sludge purveyors Jupiterian stream their new album and reveal its writing process.

Patria Unveil Dark Video For ‘Axis’

January 13, 2017

Patria have unveiled a beautiful lyric video to go with their song “Axis.” 

Greyhaze To Reissue The Mist’s ‘Phantasmagoria,’ Hear First Song Now

December 16, 2016

80’s Brazilian thrashers The Mist are finally seeing the first North American and European release of their 1989 debut, Phantasmagoria. 

Track Premiere: Escarnium – ‘Omnis Mortuus Est – Interitus’

September 29, 2016

Escarnium didn’t pull any punches on this one. “Omnis Mortuus Est – Interitus” is straightforward death metal at its finest.

Video Premiere: Thrash Trio Nervosa aren’t Negotiating in “Hostages”

May 24, 2016

Brazilian trio takes thrash beyond their country’s (bloody) roots on “Hostages.”

A Copulation Most Foul: Exclusive Sextrash Stream! (NSFW, Obvs)

January 6, 2015

If any album boasting song titles like “Genital Tumor,” “Alcoholic Mosh,” and “Obscene Symphony” can be reasonably compared to a precious stone then, sure, Brazilian proto-blackened death metallers Sextrash’s raw, deliciously-nutty-meets-brutal-as-fuck 1990 full-length debut Sexual Carnage is one helluva singular hidden heavy metal gem. Put another way, when the band’s label calls the record —…

Full Album Stream: NervoChaos

December 10, 2014

Ah, December — the time of the year when everyone puts out their “best of” lists and thinks about albums that will come out in summer 2015. We’re just as guilty at Decibel; our annual top 40 extravaganza is probably on your nightstand. This would lead you to think that no new music comes out…

Interview: Crucifixion BR

October 13, 2014

Brazil’s Crucifixion BR recently signed a deal with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions to release their debut full-length Destroying the Fucking Disciples of Christ. The Deciblog emailed with drummer Juliana Novo (aka DarkMoon) and singer/guitarist Marcio Guterres (aka Lord Grave War) to learn about all things heavy south of the equator. Tell us a bit…

Throw Me a Frickin’ Label Hack: Brazil’s Bode Preto

February 1, 2013

Because every day another band records another song.  Because 83% of those songs are unlistenable and you can’t be bothered to sift through the dreck.  Because metal is about not giving a shit and waking your own personal storm.  Because this post was up last week for about a minute, but you didn’t see it,…