Track Premiere: Contrarian “The Philosopher” (feat. Joseph Michael) (Death)
December 13, 2021 Chris Dick
Members of Contrarian, Witherfall/Sanctuary, and Flotsam and Jetsam deliver as masterclass in this cover of Death’s “The Philosopher.”
Track Premiere: Hemotoxin “Crystal Mountain” (Death)
December 8, 2021 Chris Dick
California-based progressive death metallers Hemotoxin
R.I.P. Eric Greif (1962-2021) (Death manager)
October 31, 2021 Albert Mudrian
Decibel is deeply saddened to report the passing of Eric Greif, the extreme metal entertainment lawyer and former manager of Death and president of Perseverance Holdings Ltd, at the age of 59.
Death Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘Human’
October 22, 2021 Chris Dick
Eric Greif, Steve Di Giorgio, Paul Masvidal, and René Miville reminisce about the genre-changing, mandatory-listen that is Death‘s Human on its 30th birthday.
Death Live: Relapse Records presents ‘Death: Non Analog – On Stage Series’
March 31, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Relapse Records and the Death estate worked together to publish a series of unreleased live concerts that touch upon all the eras and lineups of the legendary death metal band.
Track Premiere: Pyre – ‘Nocturnal Hell’ (Slaughter Cover)
July 3, 2018 Emily Bellino
Listen to Russian death metal faction Pyre take on a classic Slaughter track.
Hear Gruesome Cover Pre-Death Band Mantas Via Decibel Flexi Series
April 19, 2018 Albert Mudrian
Hear and acquire a copy of the exclusive new limited edition Gruesome flexi picture disc single here!
Gruesome to Release Exclusive New Picture Disc via Decibel Flexi Series!
April 6, 2018 Albert Mudrian
Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, April 9 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Gruesome picture disc flexi!
Q&A: Director Felipe Belalcazar (Death By Metal)
March 7, 2016 Justin Norton
One of the highlights of the upcoming Choosing Death Fest in Philadelphia this April will be the first public screening of Death By Metal, the definitive documentary on Death frontman Chuck Schuldiner. We talked to director Felipe Belalcazar.
Gruesome’s “Savage Land”: Track-by-Track Breakdown with Vocalist/Guitarist Matt Harvey
April 20, 2015 Matt Solis
Last week, we brought you an exclusive stream of Savage Land, the forthcoming debut LP from Death-worshipping supergroup Gruesome. This week, vocalist/guitarist Matt Harvey (Exhumed, Dekapitator, the “Death to All” tour) breaks down the inspiration for each song and provides some hilarious insight on what it’s like to write and record music that’s delightfully derivative.
Exclusive Stream: Gruesome’s “Savage Land”
April 13, 2015 Matt Solis
Metal has seen its fair share of worship bands over the years (see Black Sabbath’s direct line to every doom band ever), but it’s rare that one comes along whose sole purpose is to pay homage to one specific group and their highly specific style. Enter Gruesome, a bonafide supergroup (members of Exhumed, Malevolent Creation,…
Remembering Chuck Schuldiner
December 13, 2011 Shawn Macomber
Ten years ago death metal pioneer Chuck Schuldiner lost his battle with cancer. As the fervor surrounding recent Death and Control Denied reissues clearly demonstrates, the man’s legacy has only continued to grow in the intervening years. There are several great remembrances floating around today — I particularly recommend NPR’s “Death is Never Finished” and…
Breeding Death…Er, Reading Death
March 10, 2011 Chris Dick
So, you haven’t picked up our cover story [db #77] on the inimitable Death. Yeah, I know. Reading’s hard, but somebody’s got to do it. No, you say? OK, then. You’re missing out on the most exhaustive Death story ever told. Not by journalists (well, there’s one interviewed for the story), but by the ex-members…