death metal

Immolation

February 21, 2017

Atonement
Making good for 29 years
dB rating: 9/10

Full Album Stream: Benighted – ‘Necrobreed’

February 16, 2017

Benighted unleash a grinding death metal assault against you on their new album, Necrobreed. 

Obituary Unveil “No” Via Decibel Flexi Series!

February 13, 2017

Death metal legends Obituary join the Decibel Flexi Series. Ultra-limited quantities available, so act fast! 

Track Premiere: Henry Kane – ‘En själ till salu’

February 10, 2017

Henry Kane, the solo project of Wombbath’s Jonny Pettersson, bombard the listener with crust-influenced death metal.

Track Premiere: Condemned – ‘Legion’

February 9, 2017

Condemned faced a number of lineup changes, but His Divine Shadow has a fuller, more improved sound that can be heard on songs like “Legion.”

Death in the Machine: Miserist full album stream

February 8, 2017

Australian experimental death/industrial amalgamation Miserist is primed to unleash calculated and cold destruction with their self-titled debut.

Track Premiere: Oozepus – ‘Farmers’

February 8, 2017

Oozepus (members of Coffins and Linekraft) craft noisy death-doom on “Farmers,” from their upcoming debut EP, Your Limit. 

Full Album Stream: Pestifer – ‘Execration Diatribes’

February 7, 2017

Pestifer‘s debut album, Execration Diatribes, rips, shreds and thrashes in all the right places. 

Support the ACLU and Extreme Metal Today on Bandcamp

February 3, 2017

Bandcamp is donating 100% of their proceeds today to the ACLU in the continued fight for human rights around the world. Here are 5 releases to consider purchasing today. 

Exclusive Demilich “Nespite” Hall of Fame featured in HOF Anthology Book

February 1, 2017

Finnish death metal heroes Demilich are the exclusive “bonus track” Hall of Fame in the Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol. II book.

TRACK PREMIERE: MOROS “CORROSIVE EXISTENCE”

February 1, 2017

“We’re making sludge through a death metal lens,” Moros drummer Jason Dost tells Decibel. “I can’t say we are a death metal band but the horror and savageness of that early death metal sound influences what we do for sure.” 

Happily, that proves to be a pretty goddamn spot-on self-assessment as one jams this seriously intense, head-turning Moros split with Black Urn  — a straight-up enigmatic-yet-primal nightmare translated into assaultive sound waves.

Video Premiere: Dead Conspiracy – ‘Paralyzed With Terror’

January 30, 2017

Dead Conspiracy premiere a new music video for “Paralyzed With Terror” to go with their self-titled album, which they independently released in November.

The Ominous Circle talk debut album and reasons for anonymity

January 19, 2017

Portuguese death metal crew The Ominous Circle are a mysterious bunch, so we caught up with them just before their debut LP drops to try to make some sense out of it all.

Track Premiere: Necrowretch – ‘Sprawl Of Sin’

January 18, 2017

Necrowretch deliver the first ripping song off of Satanic Slavery, their newly-announced full-length. 

Limited Autographed Copies of CHOOSING DEATH & HALL OF FAME Book Available!

January 17, 2017

The next 20 copies sold of Choosing Death (hardcover and paper) and the Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol. II will be signed by Decibel editor in chief Albert Mudrian. 

Track Premiere: Montfaucon – ‘The Last Night’

January 12, 2017

Transcontinental duo Montfaucon tempers death-doom with elements of progressive, black and symphonic metal, creating an amalgamation of heaviness and melody. 

Immolation Grace the Cover of Decibel! Advance Copies Available

January 9, 2017

Death metal legends Immolation get their first Decibel cover. Grab a copy here. 

The Ominous Circle

January 9, 2017

Appalling Ascension
Dark matters
dB rating: 8/10

Slam 2016’s Coffin Lid Shut with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

January 4, 2017

Celebrate the death of 2016 with Philly-based label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions.

Demo:listen: Spectral Apparition

December 23, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we are visited by the ghost of Underground Metal Present in the form of the UK’s Spectral Apparition.

Full Album Stream: Wake Up and Smell the Napalm with Dead War

December 21, 2016

War is hell, and hell sounds better than ever on Dead War’s The Triumph of Death.

STREAMING: Shaarimoth “Faceless Queen of Bloodstained Dreams”

December 19, 2016

Listen to Shaarimoth‘s excellent metal of death in “Faceless Queen of Bloodstained Dreams”. We’ve already bowed to our new god. Now, it’s your turn.

Track Premiere: Replacire – ‘Do Not Deviate’

December 15, 2016

Replacire is a noun to describe when your calculator figures out that songs need memorable riffs and interesting melodies. 

Video: Colosso – ‘In Memoriam’ Guitar Playthrough

December 12, 2016

Colosso writes huge death metal. Now you can watch Colosso play huge death metal. 

Escarnium

December 12, 2016

Interitus
Mass extinction in A minor
dB rating: 8/10