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Track Premiere: Cardiac Arrest ‘Professional Victim’

April 9, 2018

Chicago death purveyors Cardiac Arrest drop new track ‘Professional Victim.’

Chicago’s Arriver Arrive to Jam “URSa” in All USBs

November 15, 2016

In a couple weeks, the Chi-town quartet Arriver will blast their frenetic, exacting noise of death out through your ass, by way of their December 2nd release, Emeritus.  Today, we give you the song “URSa,” as good an entry point as any (though it’s the record’s penultimate track) to the band’s sound.  Don’t let this be your only dip into their pool, though.

Defying the Metastasis: Full Album Stream from Chicago’s Polyptych

October 4, 2016

Chicago, Illinois has long been home to some of the harshest, ugliest metal sounds, and Polyptych continue the tradition in splendid form.

Track Premiere: Dethbeds’ ‘Dungeon Scum’

August 31, 2016

Dethbeds plays loud and Dethbeds plays fast. Dethbeds has a new album coming out October 11, but you can listen to a (loud and fast) new song now. 

STREAMING: Scythe’s “Leather Aggressor”

August 23, 2013

In recent years, Chicago has been home to all sorts of experimental and off-the-path metal. Lest you forget it’s also the hometown of Paul Speckmann of Master, scads of restaurants that serve large racks of meat and tons of old-school goodness. On that note, Decibel is happy to provide an exclusive stream of Scythe’s “Leather…

Exclusive Premiere: New Bible of the Devil track!

May 8, 2012

Unlike some of our previous “premieres,” this one is timed just perfectly. Chicago trad-metal quartet, Bible of the Devil, will be releasing their sixth full-length album, For The Love Of Thugs And Fools, today, May, 8 via Cruz Del Sur Music. It’s their first full-length, since 2008’s Freedom Metal and it’s just the kind of…