Brujeria – Matando Güeros

April 8, 2024

Nothing seems right in cartels as Brujeria enters the Decibel Hall of Fame

Life…? And Napalm Death: The Godfather of Grindcore, Shane Embury, on His New Biography

October 16, 2023

Legendary Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury documents his entire journey—from humble beginnings to the life of a road warrior—in his debut biography Life…? And Napalm Death, available this fall through Rocket 88.

Q&A: Anton Reisenegger (Criminal) Refuses/Resists On New Album ‘Sacrificio’

November 1, 2021

Criminal mastermind Anton Reisenegger recounts the making of new album Sacrificio and the forces — resistance, repression, revolt — behind the album’s lyrics.

Napalm Death’s Shane Embury Launches Online Merch Store

March 18, 2021

Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury reveals new webstore “Shane’s World” to house merch from his diverse collection of musical endeavors.

Remembering a Grindcore Legend: The Top 5 Jesse Pintado Songs

August 27, 2018

In memory of the grindcore legend, Decibel picks the best songs written by Jesse Pintado.

Invoking La Bruja Encabronada: Orange is the New Black’s Jessica Pimentel Joins Brujeria

November 22, 2017

Jessica Pimentel of Alekhine’s Gun and Orange is the New Black talks her wild ride as the newest member of the mighty Brujeria.

Shane Embury to play marathon gigs with Napalm Death, Brujeria, and Lock Up on Campaign for Musical Destruction 2017 tour

March 23, 2017

Shane Embury is pulling a very demanding triple duty on the upcoming European Campaign for Musical Destruction tour; we caught up with him to get the lowdown.


February 8, 2017

The paradigm-smashing creative churn in hardcore as the eighties gave way to the nineties was an amazing thing to behold. And few label rosters represented that wondrous, multidimensional, beauty and the beast evolution-through-revolution moment than Nemesis Records — a legendary 1988-1993 run which, along with Nemesis founder Big Frank Harrison, at long last receives a fitting tribute via Reaper Records founder Patrick Kitzel’s scrappy, enlightening, no-holds-barred, lovingly assembled The History of Nemesis Records, featuring release-by-release commentary from Harrison as well as reminiscences courtesy such scene luminaries as Mike Hartsfield (Outspoken), Issac Golub (A Chorus Of Disapproval), Andrew Kline (Strife), Ron Martinez (Final Conflict), Jon Bunch (Sense Field), Dave Franklin (Vision), and others.

Track Premiere: Lock Up – ‘Desolation Architect’

January 23, 2017

Lock Up has a new vocalist but haven’t slowed down with “Desolation Architect.” 

Brujeria: “Trump Shouldn’t Say ‘F*ck the Mexicans.’ They’ll Come and Kill Him”

July 22, 2016

Brujería vocalist Juan Brujo doesn’t mice words on Donald Trump in the cover story of the September Decibel