California

Track Premiere: Ruin – “Slow Degradation”

July 29, 2021

California death squad Ruin dole out death metal punishment with “Slow Degradation,” from their impending new full-length crusher, Spread Plague Death.

Full Album Premiere: Pounder – ‘Breaking the World’

January 25, 2021

California-based heavy metal purveyors Pounder deafen the world on thunderous new album, Breaking the World. Streaming with metal might now at Decibel!

Track Premiere: Dipygus – “Long-Pig Feast”

December 16, 2020

Mondo twisted California death metal weirdos Dipygus offer a nauseating appetizer to their forthcoming sophomore slammer Bushmeat.

Album Premiere: Vrenth – Baptism Death

December 15, 2020

Baptism Death, the debut album from Southern California deathmakers Vrenth (featuring members of bands you already love) comes out this Friday on Rotted Life records. Hear the full album in all its ungodly crushing brutality right here.

Video Premiere: Malfet – “The Sadness of Her Might”

October 1, 2020

California dungeon synth bard Malfet gives us a breath-taking glimpse at their forthcoming new album, Alban Arthan, with this brand-new music video.

Track Premiere: Kommand – “Radiation”

July 8, 2020

California death squad Kommand give vent to some lethal steam with this track premiere from Terrorscape, their forthcoming debut full-length.

Video Premiere: Guild Of Lore – “Sojourn & Return”

May 15, 2020

Find yourself mesmerized by this video from Californian dungeon synth master Guild Of Lore from their soundtrack to the forthcoming video game Skin Witch.

Album Premiere: Tyrant – ‘Hereafter’

May 11, 2020

Resurrected heavy metallers Tyrant have a new album, Hereafter, available on May 15. Streaming heavy metal gold only at Decibel

Full Album Stream: Hemotoxin – ‘Restructure the Molded Mind’

March 4, 2020

Wreck your neck and expand your caveman brain with a full stream of the new album from California prog death thrashers Hemotoxin.

Full Album Stream: Mortuous – ‘Among The Lost / Mors Immortalis’

March 4, 2020

A full stream of the new highly mandatory demo compilation from California death masters Mortuous plus an interview with founding member guitarist/vocalist Colin Tarvin.

Track Premiere: Azath – “Knight of Chains”

February 14, 2020

Out of nowhere, full of fire and death, comes the lead single off the debut album from Azath, a sick new death metal troop featuring dudes from Ripped To Shreds, Draghkar, Begrime Exemious & Torture Rack!

Full Split Stream: Garroted & Calcemia – ‘Transcending the Esoteric Plane’

January 24, 2020

Two former Demo:listen bands come together on this killer split. Hear what happens when California prog deathshredders Calcemia collide with weird deathbringers Garroted beyond the Esoteric Plane.

Full Demo Stream: Seventh Circle – ‘Cycle of Violence’

November 26, 2019

From California, Seventh Circle conjure a violent kind of noisy darkness on their debut. Hear the full recording now before its release this Friday.

Full Album Stream: Sepsis – “Interdimensional Decay”

October 25, 2019

A foul stream of the debut full length from Santa Cruz old school goremongers Sepsis.

Track Premiere: Blasphemous Covenant – ‘Subliminal Supplication’

September 10, 2019

Blasphemous Covenant is the result of black metal/noise collaboration between members of Byyrth and Thy Sepulchral Moon. Check out an exclusive stream of “Subliminal Supplication.”

Video Premiere: Malfet – ‘Briosque Juvenis’

June 7, 2019

Californian dungeon synth producer Malfet returns with a new full length. Check out a new video for “Briosque Juvenis” now!

Q&A: Scott Carstairs (Fallujah) Battles Death’s War On Light

April 22, 2019

California-based tech death stars Fallujah enter a new era on new album, Undying Light. Mainman Scott Carstairs reveals all to Decibel.

Blast Worship: Recalcitrant

October 9, 2018

Check out California grind crew Recalcitrant.

Q&A: Lizzy Borden Talks New Album My Midnight Things

September 10, 2018

Veteran heavy metal act Lizzy Borden talks the new music industry, Metal Blade, and new album, My Midnight Things.

Q&A: Deb DeMure & Mona D (Drab Majesty) Dispelled & Unmasked

August 6, 2018

Drab Majesty duo DeMure & Mona D talk through the inner workings of their image, their music, and next steps.