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Imperial Triumphant Grace the Cover of Decibel’s August Issue

June 17, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the August issue of Decibel, featuring an exclusive Necrot flexi disc, available now. Don’t blow it.

Pre-Order Napalm Death LP Reissues In an Exclusive Color From Decibel!

May 7, 2020

Four new four Napalm Death LPs—Smear Campaign, Time Waits for No Slave, Utilitarian and Apex Predator – Easy Meat—get the reissue treatment with an assist from Decibel.

Hear Entombed A.D. Cover Piledriver’s “Metal Inquisition” Via Decibel Flexi Series

October 23, 2019

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Entombed A.D. flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive non-album track via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Entombed A.D. to Release Exclusive New Piledriver Cover via Decibel Flexi Series!

September 19, 2019

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, September 30 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Swedish death dealers Entombed A.D.!

Q&A: Lenny Rutledge Soldiers Sanctuary Onward

December 17, 2018

Sanctuary guitarist Lenny Rutledge pledges to continue band after death of singer Warrel Dane.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Trevor Phipps of Unearth

November 29, 2018

To celebrate the release of Unearth‘s new album, Extinction(s), we caught up with vocalist Trevor Phipps to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Michel “Away” Langevin of Voivod

September 20, 2018

To celebrate the release of Voivod‘s new album, The Wake, we caught up with drummer Michel “Away” Langevin and found out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Q&A: Guillermo Izquierdo & Angelus Apatrida Destroy The World (Except America)

May 14, 2018

Spain-based thrashers Angelus Apatrida are gruesome on new album, “Cabaret de la Guillotine.”

Q&A: Necrophobic’s Joakim Sterner Issues A Bomba Warning

March 26, 2018

Long-standing Swedish blackened death metallers Necrophobic mark their return on “Mark of the Necrogram.”

Dead Lord’s Hakim Krim Fields Nine Questions

October 23, 2017

Swedish heavy rockers Dead Lord impart heartbreak, LSD trips, and politics on their new album, “In Ignorance We Trust”.

Grave Pleasures

September 27, 2017

Grave Pleasures are this week’s Best New Noise.

A Q&A With Implore’s Gabriel Dubko

September 11, 2017

Decibel sits down with Implore bassist/vocalist Gabriel ‘Gabbo’ Dubko to find out more from one of the best new bands on the planet. “Subjugate” is a must-hear!

The Lurking Fear

August 21, 2017

The Lurking Fear rise to this week’s Best New Noise.

Hammered Horror, Vampire’s Hand of Doom & Black String Tell All

August 7, 2017

From musical influences like Mercyful Fate, Slayer, and Possessed to filmic influences like Hammer Horror, Sweden’s Vampire are taking death metal into the abyss. Formed in 2011 in Gothenburg, the Swedes — helmed by drummer (now vocalist) Hand of Doom and guitarist Black String — quickly impressed, with the group’s 2012 self-titled demo garnering heavy…

Detailed Devils, A Q&A With Firespawn’s Alex Impaler & Victor Brandt

July 31, 2017

When Swedish supergroup–members also call Entombed A.D., Unleashed, Necrophobic, Usurpress home–Fireborn phoenixed into Firespawn in 2015, few expected such proficient, punishing death metal. The band’s debut, “Shadow Realms”, took the tenets of classic sounds, Stockholm and Tampa Bay, and twisted them into a nastier, more incendiary style. Thus, Firespawn was born! Two years after “Shadow…

Arch Enemy Release First Original Song From New Album, ‘Will to Power’

July 14, 2017

Listen to “The World is Yours,” the first piece of original music from Arch Enemy in 3 years. 

EXCLUSIVE: Hear A New Arch Enemy Recording!

July 12, 2017

Hear the first new Arch Enemy recording in nearly three years right now. 

Broken Hope

June 26, 2017

Mutilated and Assimilated
Too fast, too furious
dB rating: 8/10

Track Premiere: Vallenfyre – ‘An Apathetic Grave’

May 18, 2017

Check out the lyric video for “An Apathetic Grave” from Vallenfyre‘s upcoming third record, Fear Those Who Fear Him.