Five For Friday: September 8, 2023

September 8, 2023

This week’s new releases include the latest deadly installments from Uada, Cryptopsy, Dying Fetus and more!

10 Great Songs to Wish Someone a Happy Birthday!

July 21, 2022

There are so many ways to celebrate someone’s big day, and Decibel is here to show you the most thoughtful ways to make it extra special!

Track Premiere: The Flaying – ‘Elegy of Emptiness’

March 5, 2019

Stream a new song from Canadian death metallers The Flaying featuring a guest appearance from Cryptopsy guitarist Christian Donaldson.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Flo Mounier of Cryptopsy

October 25, 2018

We celebrate the release of Cryptopsy‘s new EP by finding out what five albums changed drummer Flo Mounier’s life.

Laugh Tracks: Jessa Reed

April 20, 2018

Extremely non-metal comedian Jessa Reed gives her take on extremely extreme songs from Ulver, Cryptopsy, Slipknot and more.

Wife of Ex-Cryptopsy Vocalist Battling Cancer; GoFundMe Posted

April 18, 2018

Consider helping the DiSalvo family in their time of need as Gen battles cancer.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Cryptopsy’s None So Vile

November 30, 2015

In 1996, Cryptopsy bled out None So Vile, an album brimming with technical ability that nevertheless always feels a half-second away from fraying, fragmenting and falling apart.  That energy, along with all the musical acumen on display, made sure that None So Vile wound up in our Hall of Fame four years ago.

Cryptopsy Offshoot Digital Doomzday Likes Their Death Metal Gangsta

November 25, 2015

Two great tastes that… uh, just press play and listen for yourself.

Win the new Cryptopsy EP!

November 23, 2015

Watch. Stream. Email. (Possibly) win. 

Pardon, Please: The Deciblog Interview With Lord Worm

August 25, 2014

Dan Greening — alias Lord Worm — is one of the few true mavericks in death metal. Worm is best known for his work with Cryptopsy; Decibel Hall Of Fame inductee None So Vile and potential inductee Blasphemy Made Flesh are genre classics. Worm’s work with Cryptopsy is inimitable; his lyrics are crazed poetry as…

Streaming: Rage Nucleaire’s “A Sino-American Chainsaw War”

June 5, 2014

Any time we hear that Lord Worm is back it’s like the return of the coolest substitute teacher at your school; the shop class alternate who lets the kids have at it with the broken bandsaw. Worm is a legendary death metal vocalist, a Hall Of Fame inductee with Cryptopsy and one of the most…

Inside The Shredder’s Studio #3: Jon Levasseur of Cryptopsy

September 19, 2012

Only a short introduction is needed here. This gentleman played on Hall Of Fame certified None So Vile, not to mention the inimitiable Blasphemy Made Flesh. He’s back in Cryptopsy and a big reason their eponymous new album rules. Ladies and gentlemen, we’re proud to welcome Jon Levasseur to the shredder’s studio this week. Hey…

EXCLUSIVE: New Cryptopsy track “The Golden Square Mile”

August 22, 2012

We’re always stoked to get new material from one of the members of our storied Hall Of Fame. Decibel has received an exclusive sneak peek at the new Cryptopsy song “The Golden Square Mile,” from their forthcoming self-titled, self-released LP (due September 14). Cryptopsy also gave us a little more information about the song, which…

Decibrity Playlist: “Best of” Rush (Part 2)

June 14, 2012

To celebrate this week’s release of the 19th Rush album, we asked a host of musicians to help us build a “best of” playlist that spans the Canadian trio’s storied career. Last week’s entries took us from 1976’s double live album All The World’s A Stage to 1980’s Permanent Waves. Now, we present the second…

Cryptopsy – “None so Vile”

December 2, 2011

Voivod might have set the standard for Québec heavy metal with their highly idiosyncratic sound, but it was death metal that was embraced the most by the French Canadian province when the 1990s rolled around.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Cryptopsy’s “The Unspoken King”

January 5, 2011

Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The…