craft beer

Brewtal Truth: Iron Maiden’s New Light Brigade Beer Is . . . Light

January 15, 2018

Iron Maiden and Robinsons Brewery are set to unleash a lighter, sessionable version of the Trooper ale, Light Brigade Golden Beer, in February. Charge!

Metal & Beer: The Video Game Version

January 10, 2018

Of course the world’s only competitive heavy metal first-person platformer video game would somehow involve beer. Check out the fast-paced SEUM: Speedrunners From Hell.

Metal & Beer: BROKEN HOPS IPA Debuts at Denver Black Sky

December 13, 2017

Chicago death metal stalwarts Broken Hope launched a new collaboration brew with Black Sky Brewing, BROKEN HOPS IPA, at Denver Black Sky last weekend.

Metal & Beer: The Art of The Label

November 29, 2017

British Columbia artist/designer Richard Hatter and his company Hired Guns create brewtal metal inspired and influenced label art for craft breweries.

Metal & Beer: Former Three Floyds VP Launches Puppy Mill Recordings

November 15, 2017

Former Three Floyds Brewing VP Barnaby Struve talks about his new record label, Puppy Mill Recordings, and gives us exclusive advance streams of his first two releases.

Metal & Beer: Hydra Brewing Makes Sioux Falls More Metal With New Beer Hall

November 1, 2017

Hydra owners Chad Petit and Nick Murphy take their metal-and-beer concept to downtown Sioux Falls with a killer new old-school Beer Hall.

Metal & Beer: Mikkeller Launches New Sultan’s Curse Collab With Mastodon

October 18, 2017

Danish brewery Mikkeller unleashes, Sultan’s Curse Imperial Stout, a new heavyweight band collaboration with Mastodon

Metal & Beer: Trappist’s Chris Dodge Goes Full Barbarian

October 4, 2017

Chris Dodge and his Trappist bandmates get primal in their new metal-and-beer podcast series, “Hour of the Barbarian.”

Metal & Beer: Atlas Brew Works Hosts In-House Metal Shows

September 20, 2017

Who needs bars? Washington, D.C. brewery brings metal bands and fans together directly at the source of great craft beer.

5 Can’t Miss Sets At Chicago Open Air 2017

July 7, 2017

Make sure you stop by the Decibel Headbanger’s Bier Hall after checking out these extremely extreme sets at Chicago Open Air next weekend!

Metal & Beer: Drink Beer, Be Free

May 3, 2017

Metal and Beer crossovers are becoming more common every day. Sometimes they even appear in Hello Kitty. 

Decibel Metal and Beer Fest Brewery Profile: Neshaminy Creek

April 19, 2017

Get to know your Decibel Metal & Beer Fest breweries. Today we can chat with local craft heroes Neshaminy Creek.

Decibel Metal and Beer Fest Brewery Profile: Three Weavers

April 10, 2017

Get to know your Decibel Metal & Beer Fest breweries. Today we can chat with Californian crushers, Three Weavers, brewers of the Prosthetic Records collaboration Blood Junkie. 

UPDATE!: “Metal & Beer” tix for April 22 Decibel Metal & Beer Fest date are SOLD OUT!

March 29, 2017

“Metal & Beer” tickets for the Saturday date of Decibel Metal & Beer Fest are SOLD OUT. Only 12 are left for the Sunday date, so don’t screw that up!

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest Brewery Profile: Tired Hands

March 23, 2017

Get to know your Decibel Metal & Beer Fest breweries. We speak with local area faves Tired Hands, collaborators with Tombs and Muni Waste, among others. 

What’s on Tap Spotlights Decibel Metal & Beer Fest 

March 20, 2017

Decibel‘s marketing manager Alex Yarde talks about (cough) what’s on tap at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest on April 22-23.

Decibel Metal and Beer Fest Brewery Profile: Holy Mountain 

March 16, 2017

Get to you know your Decibel Metal & Beer Fest breweries. Today, we interview Seattle-based Holy Mountain, whose name just might be familiar to Sleep fans.