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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!

Five Heavy Albums that Changed Charles Elliott of Abysmal Dawn’s Life

February 10, 2022

To celebrate the release of the Nightmare Frontier EP, we got Abysmal Dawn vocalist/guitarist Charles Elliott to mosh us through the five heavy albums that changed his life.

R.I.P. Eric Greif (1962-2021) (Death manager)

October 31, 2021

Decibel is deeply saddened to report the passing of Eric Greif, the extreme metal entertainment lawyer and former manager of Death and president of Perseverance Holdings Ltd, at the age of 59.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Lennart Bossu of Amenra

July 1, 2021

To celebrate the release of their new album, De Doorn, we caught up with Amenra‘s Lennart Bossu to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Track Premiere: Necronemesis – ‘They Live in the Attic’

May 6, 2021

Hear a new song from Puerto Rican death dealers Necronemesis, featuring a guest appearance by Death and Mantas guitarist Rick Rozz.

Track Premiere: Human Failure – “Your Hope is a Noose”

April 20, 2021

Americian one-man demolition unit Human Failure drops a warhead called “Your Hope is a Noose” off their forthcoming debut album Crown on the Head of a King of Mud.

Fight Fire with Fire: ‘Scream Bloody Gore’ vs. ‘Seven Churches’

February 25, 2021

In which we pit Death‘s Scream Bloody Gore vs. Possessed‘s Seven Churches in the battle for old-school death metal supremacy.

Full Album Stream: Tithe — “Penance”

May 13, 2020

Brace yourself. Portland, Oregon’s Tithe is about to drag you into the death-grind tarpits.

Video Premiere: Rabid Flesh Eaters – ‘The Fall’

April 10, 2020

Texas thrash dealers Rabid Flesh Eaters drop the new LP, R.F.E., tomorrow, but you can watch their epic new video for “The Fall” TODAY.

Death Live: Relapse Records presents ‘Death: Non Analog – On Stage Series’

March 31, 2020

Relapse Records and the Death estate worked together to publish a series of unreleased live concerts that touch upon all the eras and lineups of the legendary death metal band.

Death manager Eric Greif in need of a kidney

May 1, 2019

Death manager Eric Greif has given so much to metal; now he needs some help.

Animal-Fronted Bands Hatebeak and Boar Glue Release Split LP

February 28, 2019

Current/former members of Death, Pig Destroyer, Charred Walls of the Damned and Triac, plus a South African gray parrot and three guinea pigs, create animal-fronted mayhem.

Memories Remain: The Making of Obituary’s “Cause of Death”

February 6, 2019

Read the making of Obituary‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Cause of Death before the death metal legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 13.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Travis Ryan of Cattle Decapitation

November 21, 2018

To celebrate the release of Cattle Decapitation‘s new collection, Medium Rarities, we caught up with vocalist Travis Ryan to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Huntress Singer Jill Janus Dead at 42

August 16, 2018

Huntress singer Jill Janus died Tuesday, the band confirmed in a statement.

Ralph Santolla: 1969-2018

June 6, 2018

Ralph Santolla, who played guitar for numerous extreme metal legends, passed away on June 6.

Gruesome to Release Exclusive New Picture Disc via Decibel Flexi Series!

April 6, 2018

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, April 9 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Gruesome picture disc flexi!

Knowing Your Limits: Consistency vs. Experimentation

December 22, 2017

Watain’s upcoming album, “Trident Wolf Eclipse,” is a fantastic explosion of straightforward blackened death metal. This return to form is a good chance to think about why some bands do better experimenting, whereas others should stick to what they’re good at.

Somewhere in Time: 5 Debuts That Turned 30 in 2017

November 27, 2017

1987 was a massive year for extreme music, with debut albums from Death, Napalm Death, Guns N’ Roses and more. We revisit them.

10 Great Albums From 1987

April 7, 2017

A year is just a year. But oh what a year it was: Death, Napalm Death, Mayhem, Bathory, Sodom, Anthrax and more!