Full Album Stream: Grave Desecrator – ‘Immundissime Spiritus’
May 9, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Stream the latest deathly blasphemy, Immunidissime Spiritus, from Brazilian black metal scorchers Grave Desecrator
Track Premiere: Negative Vortex – “The Burning Orb”
January 5, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Hear Brazil/California death-doom duo Negative Vortex’s latest single from their ambitious double LP debut.
Video Premiere: The Damnnation — “The Greed”
April 13, 2022 Shawn Macomber
Peep the behind the scenes video from rising Brazilian thrash ultra-power trio The Damnation right now!
January 18, 2022 Dutch Pearce
This week Demo:listen premieres the massively crushing debut EP from Brazilian death metal quartet Rotborn.
Full Album Premiere: Le Chant Noir ‘La Société Satanique des Poètes Morts’
October 18, 2021 Chris Dick
Brazil-based avant-garde black metallers Le Chant Noir trumpet the sounds of darkness on new album La société satanique des poètes morts.
Video Premiere: Hatefulmurder – ‘Santificado Seja o Meu Ódio’
June 23, 2021 Sean Frasier
Brazilian death thrashers Hatefulmurder release the video for their only Portuguese-language single, “Santificado Seja o Meu Ódio.”
EP Premiere: Venomous — “Tribus”
February 24, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Rising Brazilian melodic death metallers Venomous aren’t about to stay in their subgenre lane for this diverse, killer new EP.
Decibel’s Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums
February 15, 2021 Chris Dick
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.
Track Premiere: Conflagracion – “La Consumación de lo Impuro
January 25, 2021 Dutch Pearce
Conflagracion cast fiery black metal spells on their debut EP Luciftias. Hear the first song to be unveiled from this Central and South American-based duo right now.
Nervosa Dominate the Cover of the February Issue of Decibel
December 11, 2020 Decibel Magazine
We have a limited number of advance copies of the February issue of Decibel, featuring our an exclusive new flexi disc single from murder metal kings Macabre.
Video Premiere: Claustrofobia – “Riff Cult”
December 2, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Seasoned Brazilian death-tinged toad-thrashers Claustrofobia invite you to join their “Riff Cult.”
Continue the Arise: Brazil’s Metal Scene Lives!
November 4, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Writer/photographer/tireless scene advocate Jessica Marinho takes us on a guided tour of the bustling, burgeoning, extremely extreme Brazilian metal scene.
Fight Fire with Fire: ‘I.N.R.I.’ vs. ‘Schizophrenia’
October 22, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s the big Brazilian 1987 showdown with Sarcófago‘s I.N.R.I. vs. Sepultura‘s Schizophrenia.
Decibel’s Top 5 Thrash Metal Cover Songs
June 10, 2019 Chris Dick
In which we explore the best of the ’80s thrash metal cover brigade.
Full Album Stream: Hellish Grave – “Hell No Longer Waits”
May 28, 2019 Dutch Pearce
Don’t miss the sophomore album from São Paulo’s best kept black speed secret, Hellish Grave. Check out Hell No Longer Waits now!
Chepang and Test Team Up for Split EP
July 3, 2018 Gene Meyer
Grindcore outfits Chepang and Test team up for a blistering, innovative split.
Grinding Around the World: Brazil
March 13, 2018 Gene Meyer
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 J. Andrew
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 Daniel Lake
Brazilian percussive drone/noise/punk trio Deafkids rule harder than you might expect.
Full Album Stream: Jupiterian – “Terraforming”
November 7, 2017 Emily Bellino
Brazilian sludge purveyors Jupiterian stream their new album and reveal its writing process.
Track Premiere: Dirty Grave – ‘Evil (Is Going On)’
October 5, 2017 Emily Bellino
Stream Dirty Grave‘s cover of “Evil (Is Going On)” by blues legend Willie Dixon now.
Patria Unveil Dark Video For ‘Axis’
January 13, 2017 Emily Bellino
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 Emily Bellino
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 Emily Bellino
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 Albert Mudrian
Brazilian trio takes thrash beyond their country’s (bloody) roots on “Hostages.”
A Copulation Most Foul: Exclusive Sextrash Stream! (NSFW, Obvs)
January 6, 2015 Shawn Macomber
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 Justin Norton
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 Jeanne Fury
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 Daniel Lake
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,…