death metal

Deeds of Flesh’s Craig Peters Debuts Track from Destroying the Devoid Project

July 13, 2016

Destroying the Devoid — featuring Deeds of Flesh’s Craig Peters — are your new favorite atmospheric, progressive, melodic, technical death metal one-man side-project. 

Q&A with ex-Emperor/The Wretched End main man Samoth

July 11, 2016

We sit down with the Wretched End‘s Samoth to discuss In These Woods, From These Mountains and why it’s different from its applauded predecessors.

Go Huge – Stream New Song From Colosso

July 5, 2016

Hear “Of Hollow Judgement” from Colosso‘s forthcoming death metal steamroller Obnoxious.  (That’s the album title, not commentary on releasing new death metal steamrollers.)

Rami Jämsä (Convulse) interviewed

June 27, 2016

Read on as we interrogate Convulse leader Rami Jämsä.

Kyle from Incantation Has a Side Project: Shed the Skin Full Album Stream

June 24, 2016

Cleveland, you have yet another reason to celebrate this week. Shed the Skin debut LP is out today!

Demo:listen: Pile Of Excrements

June 24, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we roll up our sleeves and get right down to it with Athens’ Pile Of Excrements.

STREAMING: Centinex “Generation Of Flies”

June 20, 2016

Since 1990, Sweden’s Centinex, despite a brief breakup, have ruled underground death metal with an iron fist. With stints on labels like Underground Records, Emanzipation Productions, Repulse Records, Candlelight Records, and now Agonia Records, the merchants of death have kept their profile six feet under while continuing to wave the maggot-infested flag of true death metal.

Zhrine

June 20, 2016

Unortheta
Nothing’s zhocking
dB rating: 8/10

Terry Butler on New Death Metal Supergroup: Hideous

June 17, 2016

Hideous: a new old-school death metal supergroup worth readying that denim vest for!

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Napalm Death’s “Diatribes,” “Inside the Torn Apart” & “Words from the Exit Wound”

June 16, 2016

Even Napalm Death had growing pains. Our latest Justify Your Shitty Taste defends that era of the legendary grindcore band.

Ex-Pyrexia Vocalist Arrested in Alleged Shooting of Three Men

June 14, 2016

Not quite our typical news associated with death metal….

For Those About To Rot, Here’s a Sewercide Full-Album Stream!

June 13, 2016

Old-school death metal from down under with AC/DC puns: What is not to love about Sewercide

Scream Bloody Gore: The Choosing Death Interview Outtakes

May 24, 2016

Celebrate Death‘s Scream Bloody Gore reissue with these never-before-seen interview cuts about the LP from limited edition Choosing Death book.

Akercocke Returns With Death Metal and Positivity(?!) aplenty

May 23, 2016

Guitarist/vocalist Jason Mendonça is excited and filled with positivity. And you should be, too. 

White Whale Caught: Memoriam/ex-Bolt Thrower Drummer Andy Whale interviewed

May 17, 2016

War master Andy Whale re-enters the realm of chaos for death/grind victory with Memoriam.

Nails featured on the cover of Decibel’s July Issue. Copies Available.

May 16, 2016

Nails deliver a their first Decibel cover and 2016’s first Album of the Year contender.

Grave Miasma

May 9, 2016

Endless Pilgrimage
A time to kill, a time to heal.
dB Rating: 8/10

Hall of Fame Countdown: Nile’s Amongst The Catacombs Of Nephren-Ka

May 5, 2016

Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka is a near-perfect death metal album—absolutely pummeling and technically astonishing, yet layered with unique instrumentation and musical phrasing that give it an ancient, otherworldly atmosphere. Ranking such a slab of awesomeness from “worst to best” is about as ridiculous as Sully Erna’s face tattoo, but that’s never stopped us before!

Withered

May 4, 2016

Grief Relic
Be like Mike
dB Rating: 8/10

Q&A: Rick Rozz and his new band, The End

May 4, 2016

Catching up with Rick Rozz (& bassist/vocalist Michael Grim) to exacerbate our need to hear the debut EP of his new band, The End.

Lyric Video Premiere of Heading-Crushing Heaviness from Australia’s Sanzu

April 29, 2016

A Gojira-like sledgehammer for your skull. That’s what Fridays call for, right?

Hands of Despair Gain More Than They Lose On Bereft (Interview)

April 26, 2016

New album, Bereft, turns all the black/death goodness up to (generating random and completely unexpected number) eleven, and we demanded an audience with Côté.  You might have read some of Côté’s thoughts in Issue #139 (May 2016, Amon Amarth cover), but now you can check out the rest of the interview and get a listen to this consistently powerful underground metal act.

Asphyx Debut Decibel Magazine Theme Song “Deathibel”!

April 21, 2016

Hear the first new Asphyx song in four years, which also happens to be the new official Decibel theme song.

Horrendous’ Top 5 Other-Worldly Death Metal Albums of All Time

April 14, 2016

In anticipation of Choosing Death Fest, get your weird on with Horrendous.