death metal

Decibel Q&A: Terence Hannum (Locrian) On His New Novella

August 8, 2016

Terence Hannum of Locrian talked to Decibel about his new novella Beneath The Remains.


August 8, 2016

The Curling Flame of Blasphemy
Beats the Hockey Flame of Blasphemy
dB rating: 8/10

Genial Grinder: An Interview With Aborted’s Sven de Caluwé

August 1, 2016

Belgian death-grind outfit Aborted just celebrated their 20th Anniversary. Well, last year they did. But think of it. 20 years of death, grind, and chopping up listeners into little sanguine bits. The group’s new album, Retrogore, isn’t too far removed from its predecessors, but where it stands on its own, is in the songwriting.


August 1, 2016

Dungeon Bastards
dB rating: 8/10

Full Album Stream: Blood Incantation’s ‘Starspawn’ Might Be the Death Metal Album of the Year

July 29, 2016

Denver’s Blood Incantation have crafted an epic slab of death metal that demands your immediate attention. No bullshit.


July 27, 2016

Decibel caught up with death metal legend Stevo do Caixao and Howling/Wooden Stake mainwoman Vanessa Nocera for a chat about the Surgikill origin story and its reworking/resurrection of the lost/last Impetigo song “Planet of the Vampires.”

ANATA Reissue ‘The Infernal Depths of Hatred’ Debut LP. Stream the Single

July 25, 2016

Pre-orders for the vinyl re-issue of Anata‘s classic debut begin today. Turn back the clock with a full stream of this tech death gem right here. 

Dawn of Demise Premiere Song from New Album

July 21, 2016

“Deride the Wretch” is the first single from Dawn of Demise‘s new album, The Suffering. The album will be out in late August on Unique Leader Records. 

Insane in the Profane: Full stream of the new Profanatica LP

July 18, 2016

The Curling Flame of Blasphemy from Northeast legends Profanatica is our new favorite fist in the face of god.  

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.


June 20, 2016

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.