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Win A Date With The Summoner To LA ‘Brutal Realty’ Premiere

October 21, 2019

To help continue to spread the word we’re teaming with the London May and the filmmakers to offer TWO tickets to the Los Angeles premiere.

Win a LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION to Decibel at Psychonaut Blackjack Tournament this weekend!

August 17, 2018

The Ace of Spades could mean free issues of Decibel for the rest of your life!

Win Tickets To Chicago Open Air This Weekend

July 10, 2017

Win free tickets to Chicago Open Air this weekend featuring the Decibel Headbanger’s Bier Hall.

VBERKVLT Instagram challenge wants metalheads to post their vinyl for prizes

June 1, 2017

VBERKVLT have a new Instagram contest happening that involves metal, vinyl, you, and prizes. We caught up with the man behind it all to find out the details.

Contest: Dark Descent Megapack (3 LPs, 7 CDs, + Shirt!)

July 29, 2016

One email for a chance to make your collection 10 (ripping, crushing, raging, etc. etc., you get the point) entries heavier. 

The Decibel Interview: Sabbath Assembly (w/ticket contest)

July 18, 2016

We talked to David Nuss and Jamie Myers about Sabbath Assembly’s reinvention and the importance of tribe and tradition. We’re also giving away a set of tickets and shirt to their upcoming tour.

Giveaway: Win an Incantation Prizepack, Including an Autographed, Pressing NUMBER ONE of the New LP “XXV”

April 27, 2016

Win big (and blasphemous) with this Incantation prizepack giveway for the independently-released LP XXV.

Less Than One Week Until the Start of the Decibel Tour Means Your Chance to Win Free Stuff!

March 11, 2016

Less than seven days out! And we’ve got shirts, posters, and tickets to give away, in addition to other (very metal) recent announcements. 

CD GIVEAWAY: Grab a copy of Caelestia’s “Beneath Abyss”

December 18, 2015

Here’s a chance to score something much more metal than a Rudolph sweater from Great Aunt Sylvia.

Win the new Cryptopsy EP!

November 23, 2015

Watch. Stream. Email. (Possibly) win. 

Massive Three Album Meatmen Contest!

November 19, 2015

Three of the band’s best-loved albums (Pope On A RopeToilet Slave and War Of The Superbikes II) will be released in limited run vinyl pressings from three separate labels.  Come learn how to win copies. 

Contest: Win Violation Wound’s Double Album Omnibus

November 3, 2015

Tell us what hardcore album should be inducted into the HOF next, win an album. Good deal!

Exclusive: Win Tickets to At the Gates’ 2016 North American Tour!

October 26, 2015

Melodeath icons At the Gates have just announced dates for their 2016 North American Tour, with support from Decapitated, the Haunted and Harms Way. This is obviously a must-see, and we’re offering an exclusive opportunity to win tickets now!

Win a 3-CD prize pack of new releases from Cruz Del Sur

September 4, 2015

Before checking out for the long weekend, enter for a chance to win three new CDs of doom, occult, heaviness, kings, hammers, and more kings, courtesy of Cruz Del Sur.

CONTEST: Peter Pan Speedrock LP Giveaway

July 6, 2015

No, a fairy in a green dress is not a part of the contest.

CONTEST: Yellowtooth CD giveaway

June 30, 2015

In the event you are enjoying summer too thoroughly, Orchestrated Misery is giving away five copies of Crushed by the Wheels of Progress, the second full-length by Indiana sludge trio Yellowtooth, in order to remind you why everything is terrible. 

Contest: Psychomancer's EP "Inject the Worms"

April 16, 2015

Last week we featured “Bastards Burn” from the new Psychomancer EP Inject the Worms. If one song wasn’t enough for you, good-guy record label Orchestrated Misery is giving away FIVE copies of this bludgeoning EP. Email us at db_contest@decibelmagazine.com with just what exactly you think a Pyschomancer is, and we’ll pick five lucky metalheads to…

Win A Copy Of Season Of The Witch

February 18, 2015

At the beginning of the year we published an interview with author Peter Bebergal about his excellent new book Season Of The Witch: How The Occult Saved Rock and Roll. Among the topics discussed: why metal has picked up (again) on the occult approach and themes so popular in the 70s: “There’s just something about…

Album Stream and Giveaway: Murder Junkies

December 3, 2014

Old outlaw scumfucs never die. Actually, the virtuous go first and the bad people continue along in almost cockroach fashion. They’re unkillable. Case in point: Merle Allin, brother of the legendary musical outlaw GG. You might hate GG but you certainly know about him. Not only did Merle survive life with one of the craziest…

Our GWAR bobblehead contest winner!

July 14, 2014

We’d like to say that we were overwhelmed with video responses paying tribute to Oderus. Actually, it’s probably appropriate that too many people were busy partying this summer to record an ode. But one proud blog reader stands out: Mr. Kyle Messick. True to our word we are sharing his video entry with the world…

Give Praise To Oderus, Win GWAR Bobbleheads

May 12, 2014

The death of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, was one of the biggest bummers to hit the world of the extremely extreme in a long time. However, we shouldn’t forget Brockie’s mission: uninhibited creativity and fun. So, we’re teaming with our friends at Aggronautix to give away ONE pair of these amazing and rare GWAR…

Do your best Bolt Thrower, win a limited Bolt Thrower LP

February 12, 2014

Our friends at Century Media records recently unveiled something incredibly cool: a limited 500-run vinyl pressing of Bolt Thrower’s War Master. Here’s how they describe it: Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special War Master reissue features three sides of “blood-drenched” hymns on red/silver splattered white wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching….