Video Premiere: Satanic Tea Co. – “Human Tea” (ft. Cryptopsy’s Matt McGachy)
October 25, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Pinkies out for the new Satanic Tea Co. mauler, “Human Tea.”
Full Album Stream: Metalian – ‘Beyond the Wall’
October 20, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Hear Canadian trad metal quartet Metalian go balls to the wall on their fifth album.
Streaming EP: Dirty Vicar – ‘Cursed Illumination’
September 26, 2022 Justin Norton
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 Justin Norton
Remembering the life and accomplishments of Canadian metal scene icon Laura Wiebe.
Track Premiere: Gutvoid “Delivered to the Altar Lich”
August 22, 2022 Chris Dick
Canadian death metallers Gutvoid unfurl the ritualistic savagery on new track “Delivered to the Altar Lich” from their Blood Harvest debut.
Full Album Stream: Panzerfaust – ‘The Suns of Perdition, Chapter III: The Astral Drain’
July 19, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Hear Canadian progressive black metal Panzerfaust continue their epic Suns of Perdition trilogy.
Track Premiere: Vital Spirit – ‘Withering Fire’
April 4, 2022 Chris Dick
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 Adem Tepedelen
Montreal rippers Skumstrike belch out a noxious blast of D-beat-driven thrash on their latest single.
Demo:listen: Bone Eater
March 22, 2022 Dutch Pearce
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 Chris Dick
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Chris Dick
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 Chris Dick
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
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 Dutch Pearce
This week, Demo:listen feels the pain of Total Isolation.
Track Premiere: Trépas “Rivages Sombres”
November 18, 2019 Chris Dick
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 Chris Dick
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 Dutch Pearce
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: Vultures – ‘Push’
August 22, 2019 Emily Bellino
Vultures unleash the video for “Push,” the opener to new EP Hunger.
Video Premiere: VHS – ‘Let’s Get Gruesome’
August 20, 2019 Emily Bellino
What kind of sick horror freak would you be without watching the new VHS video?
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.