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Donate to the Red Cross, Get to Review an Album in Decibel

September 7, 2017

To help provide hurricane disaster relief, in exchange for a confirmed $50 or more donation to American Red Cross we offer you space to review—in 150 words or less—an album of your choice.

Label Spotlight: Battleground Records

August 28, 2017

Get to know independent label Battleground Records, headed by Godhunter‘s David Rodgers.

Challenged Hate: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

May 22, 2017

In exchange for a confirmed $50 or more donation to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we offer you space to review—in 150 words or less—an album of your choice.

Challenged Hate: Fisher House Foundation

April 17, 2017

In exchange for a confirmed $50 or more donation to Fisher House Foundation, we offer you space to review—in 150 words or less—an album of your choice.

Challenged Hate – The Decibel Charity Initiative

March 14, 2017

Donate to a worthwhile charity and get to spill some ink in Decibel in return. 

Let’s help Jason Becker

September 18, 2013

The folks who work hard to bring you the extremely extreme each week might be cantankerous but that doesn’t mean we don’t look out for our fellow man. Case in point: the gifted guitarist Jason Becker, who was struck with with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which most readers know as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The disease…

We Are All South of Hanneman Now

May 31, 2013

We all come to grips with death in our own way.  Personal loss has informed much of our favorite music, and last month a much more widely experienced sense of loss affected the heavy music community when Jeff Hanneman passed away.  Artist Justin Bartlett’s tribute to the late guitar hero came about as an online…