Church Of Misery

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: Church of Misery

February 2, 2016

This month, we talked to Tatsuhito Mikami of Japan’s Church of Misery (and to vocalist Scott Carlson) about their contribution,  a special mix of “Confessions of an Embittered Soul” from COM’s forthcoming And Then There Were None record.

Admit It: Church of Misery’s “Confessions of an Embittered Soul” Kills!

January 7, 2016

Japanese doom vets Church of Misery have been holed up in their safehouse for the last three years, but they’re ready to resume their (serial) criminal career with a super cool new accomplice.

What Are the Top 20 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016?

December 21, 2015

This year’s story is all but written. It’s time to focus on the Top 20 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016. Decibel has you covered with exclusive previews of next year’s extremely extremest, with Amon Amarth, Nails and Darkthrone as the tip of the frostbitten iceberg.

Versus I: When Afgrund Met Church of Misery

June 26, 2012

Welcome to the first installment of VERSUS, an online segment where we’ll stream exclusive tracks from new records that have piqued our interest, head to head, and let you, dear reader, referee the fight in the comments section. To sweeten the deal, the commenter who makes the most persuasive case for his or her preferred…

CHURCH OF MISERY: Of Serial Killers and Sushi

June 4, 2012

Church of Misery has toured Europe seven times, but this summer marks their first ever visit to America. Considering that much of their oeuvre consists of love letters to American serial killers it’s a long overdue trip. COM appeared at the Maryland Deathfest (if you had a chance to see them, tell us about it…