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Bindrune Releases ‘Overgrow to Overthrow’ Compilation

July 3, 2020

Doom, Woe, Panopticon and more than two dozen other bands contribute new or unheard music to Bindrune’s Overgrow to Overthrow compilation, benefitting Black Lives Matter and Life After Hate.

That’s Tragic Exhibits Rare Jim Konya T-Shirt Collection In Memoriam for Charity

May 12, 2020

Tragic Cat acquire a portion of the late Jim Konya’s personal T-shirt collection, and each day in May they’ll post a unique piece from the assortment to raise donations for his namesake scholarship fund.

Gama Bomb Signs to Prosthetic, releases “Living for the Lockdown” for Charity

May 6, 2020

Irish thrashers Gama Bomb donate new single proceeds to Dublin Simon Community, providing vital services to families, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Killswitch Engage Releases Surprise EP to Benefit COVID-19 Response Fund

May 1, 2020

To help fund those tackling the COVID-19 crisis, and gift us with some new tunes, KSE has unleashed several B-sides from last year’s Atonement.

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…