Canada

EP Premiere: Onchocerciasis Esophagogastroduodenoscopy – “The Fallen Lament”

July 18, 2024

The Fallen Lament features artwork by The Popuko, whose personal illustration perfectly encapsulates the EP’s cosmic horror theme. Get a head start on spinning it now, and until it officially drops. 

Track Premiere: Precious Blood – “X You Out”

June 13, 2023

Precious Blood, Eastern Canada’s ferocious experimental hardcore punk five-piece, drop their highly anticipated debut EP I No Longer Wish For Salvation on June 16, and Decibel is proud to debut their latest vicious single, “X You Out”.

Streaming EP: Dirty Vicar – ‘Cursed Illumination’

September 26, 2022

Neckbeards, vest-wearers, misfits, outsiders, bangers, loners, and English leather masters: your soundtrack has arrived. Stream Dirty Vicar‘s Cursed Illumination EP now.

Laura Wiebe: 1976-2022

August 29, 2022

Remembering the life and accomplishments of Canadian metal scene icon Laura Wiebe.

Track Premiere: Gutvoid “Delivered to the Altar Lich”

August 22, 2022

Canadian death metallers Gutvoid unfurl the ritualistic savagery on new track “Delivered to the Altar Lich” from their Blood Harvest debut.

Track Premiere: Vital Spirit – ‘Withering Fire’

April 4, 2022

Wormwitch and Seer members venture Westward in Vital Spirit on new single, “Withering Fire,” via new album Still as the Night, Cold as the Wind (Vendetta/Hidden Tribe).

Track Premiere: Skumstrike – “Caustic Poison”

March 29, 2022

Montreal rippers Skumstrike belch out a noxious blast of D-beat-driven thrash on their latest single.

Demo:listen: Bone Eater

March 22, 2022

This week Demo:listen shakes and rattles with the thunderous death-doom of cyclopean Canadian act Bone Eater.

Track Premiere: Crystal Coffin ‘The Starway Eternal’

September 27, 2021

Canadian black metal trio Crystal Coffin summon nuclear fallout on new track “The Starway Eternal”. Streaming grimly only at Decibel!

Split Premiere: Total Isolation & Sedimentum

August 31, 2021

Two of the sickest bands in modern death metal go head-to-head with seismic consequences on this split 7-inch.

Full Album Premiere: Dead Soul Alliance – ‘Behind the Scenes’

August 30, 2021

Canadian death metal duo Dead Soul Alliance batter and bruise on new album Behind the Scenes. Streaming in brutality only at Decibel!

Full Album Premiere: Starlight Ritual “Sealed in Starlight”

May 31, 2021

Quebec-based heavy metal outfit Starlight Ritual stream fantasy-inspired debut Sealed in Starlight on Temple of Mystery Records.

EP Premiere: Sandstorm – Desert Warrior

February 23, 2021

Leathery and vintage heavy metal Canadians Sandstorm grant an early stream of their forthcoming far-out rocker, Desert Warrior.

Track Premiere: Fractal Generator – “Contagion”

December 29, 2020

Canadian quantum death technicians Fractal Generator forecast humanity’s brutally prosperous future on “Contagion,” the latest single from their forthcoming sophomoric monolith Macrocosmos.

Album Premiere: Moulin Banal – De Misère & D’Engelures

November 27, 2020

The scathing winds of Quebecois black metal return with a vengeance on De Misère & D’Engelures, the first full-length from Montréal’s Moulin Banal.

Album Premiere: Panzerfaust – The Suns of Perdition – Chapter II: Render Unto Eden

August 25, 2020

Ontarian demons Panzerfaust deploy incendiary black metal force on their latest album. Out this Friday, hear the second chapter of The Suns of Perdition right now.

Track Premiere: Vital Spirit – “Centaur”

August 11, 2020

Don’t miss this first utterance from Canadian black metal outlaws Vital Spirit off their forthcoming debut EP, In The Faith That Looks Through Death.

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!

Demo:listen: Bloodline Ascension Temple

January 31, 2020

This week on Demo:listen we find ourselves in the withering thrall of Canadian black metal plague Bloodline Ascension Temple.

Track Premiere: Smoulder – “Warrior Witch of Hel”

January 14, 2020

Epic Canadian doomsters Smoulder will soon release Dream Quest Ends, the follow up EP to last year’s acclaimed debut full length. Hear this exclusive track premier for an idea of what looms on the horizon.

Demo:listen: Nocturnal Prayer

December 27, 2019

This week Demo:listen finds itself in the black heart of northern darkness with Newfoundland’s Nocturnal Prayer.

Full Album Stream: Trajeto de Cabra – ‘Supreme Command of Satanic Will’

December 13, 2019

Grimy Canadian black death Satanists Trajeto de Cabra aim to leave a mark with their debut album Supreme Command of Satanic Will. Hear in its entirety right now.

Demo:listen: Total Isolation

November 29, 2019

This week, Demo:listen feels the pain of Total Isolation.

Track Premiere: Trépas “Rivages Sombres”

November 18, 2019

Quebec-based black metal quintet Trépas streaming new song “Rivages Sombres” at Decibel. Trépas’ new album is out December 5 on Sepulchral Productions.

Album Premiere: Ossuaire ‘Derniers Chants’

October 7, 2019

Montréal-based black metal quartet, Ossuaire, stream stunning new album, Derniers Chants, at Decibel Magazine on behalf of Sepulchral Productions.

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.”