With the Dead

September 12, 2017 Matt Solis

British doom practitioners With the Dead are this week’s Best New Noise.

Soundgarden “Ultramega OK” Hall of Fame cover story in the new Decibel!

April 18, 2017 Albert Mudrian

For our 150th Decibel Hall of Fame induction, we honor Soundgarden’s noisiest, heaviest release. 

With the Dead Unveil New Track “Vessel of Solitude” Via Decibel Flexi Series 

April 17, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Hear and acquire the brand new With the Dead (ex-Cathedral, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Bolt Thrower) flexi disc here. 

With the Dead Record Exclusive New Track for the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 30, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Former Cathedral, Electric Wizard and Bolt Thrower members join forces and record new With the Dead track for the Decibel Flexi Series.


September 21, 2015 Jesse Chase

In Memoriam
Slowness will prevail
dB Rating: 9/10


June 29, 2015 Jeff Treppel

What do Cathedral, Death Penalty, and cover artist Lucifer have in common? Guitarist Gaz Jennings, of course. Here’s our exclusive interview with the grand maestro of doom riffs.

Cathedral Unveil Early ’90s “All Your Sins” Live Video

June 23, 2015 Andrew Bonazelli

Doom legends Cathedral called it a career in 2013, but we all get to enjoy a nice, nostalgic death spasm with the CD/DVD reissue of 1990 cassette demo In Memorium (now spelled In Memoriam).

Decibel’s Top 5 Doom Metal Logos

May 8, 2013 Chris Dick

5. Saint Vitus. Crosses galore on the second Vitus logo. Three of them. For the Trinity perhaps. The original SVS logo only had one. Three’s a crowd, we say. But this logo is boss. Looks a bit cheap and overdone at first blush, but the barbed letters? Could be heavy metal cliché. Nope. Crown of…

Interview: Witchsorrow on forthcoming album, God Curse Us

April 20, 2012 Jonathan Horsley

Witchsorrow’s sophomore album will be ripe for picking come the end of May. This is exciting news for doom heads. But what’s that you say, the timing could be better? The British trio’s Sabbath/Vitus morbido-doom doesn’t really make for a summer record, right? Those who think that crestfallen pessimism and slo-mo riff ‘n’ dirge was…

Cathedral – “Forest of Equilibrium”

February 19, 2006 Jesse Chase

In 1989, while the extreme metal underground was bingeing on the high-speed savagery of death metal and grindcore, ex-Napalm Death vocalist Lee Dorrian and Carcass roadie Mark “Griff” Griffiths were getting ripped on British cider, brown weed, and the down-tuned Sabbathian histrionics of Trouble, St. Vitus, and Witchfinder General.