Doom Metal

Track Premiere: Red Mesa – “Forest Cathedral”

April 25, 2022

Albuquerque-based desert rock outfit Red Mesa release new single “Forest Cathedral” via Desert Records. Only Red Mesa’s New Mexico flow is real!

Full EP Stream: deathCAVE – “II”

April 21, 2022

Seattle doom trio deathCAVE offer a psychedelic and blackened approach to doom on new EP II.

Pre-Order TEMPLE OF VOID’s ‘Summoning the Slayer’ on Limited Edition Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

April 7, 2022

The Decibel edition of Temple of Void‘s Summoning the Slayer LP is pressed on Electric Blue with Splatter vinyl and limited to just 200 copies worldwide! Pre-order now!

Track Premiere: Celestial Season: “The Golden Light of Late Day”

March 23, 2022

Hear early ’90s death/doom legends Celestial Season continue their impressive rebirth.

Track Premiere: Cavernlight – “As I Cast Ruin Upon The Lens That Reveals My Every Flaw”

February 16, 2022

Wisconsin doom crushers Cavernlight return for the first time in five years with the title track to new LP, As I Cast Ruin Upon The Lens That Reveals My Every Flaw.

Here Are 40 Great Metal Albums You May Have Missed in 2021

February 3, 2022

Because we’re barely even a full month into 2022 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 40 more from 2021 to chew on.

Exclusive Excerpt: ‘Doom Lexicanum II’ book Reveals Early Days of the Legendary My Dying Bride

January 24, 2022

In this exclusive Doom Lexicanum II book excerpt, co-founding frontman Aaron Stainthorpe explains how the original My Dying Bride lineup first met.

Track Premiere: Thorn “Hellmouth”

January 3, 2022

Arizona-based death-doom troupe Thorn unveil “Hellmouth” off new album, Yawning Depths.

Khemmis: 5 Albums From Each Member That Inspired “Deceiver”

November 17, 2021

Each Khemmis member shares five albums that personally influenced them while writing and producing their upcoming LP, Deceiver.

Full Album Stream & Interview: DREAM UNENDING Tide Turns Eternal

November 17, 2021

Dream Unending, featuring members of Tomb Mold and Innumerable Forms, stream new album, Tide Turns Eternal (20 Buck Spin). Doomed to dream!

Video Premiere: Crystal Spiders – ‘Harness’

November 8, 2021

Watch the video for “Harness” from stoner metal trio Crystal Spiders featuring Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean.

Album Premiere: Gold Spire – ‘Gold Spire’

November 3, 2021

Gold Spire blends dismal death/doom with sax-heavy progressive jazz in one of the year’s boldest extreme debuts.

Full Album Stream: Churchburn – Genocidal Rite

November 2, 2021

Listen to an exclusive stream of Churchburn‘s Genocidal Rite and pick up a copy of the album now through Translation Loss Records ahead of its release this Friday.

EXCLUSIVE: Color LP From DREAM UNENDING (Tomb Mold/Innumerable Forms) Available for Pre-Order Now!

October 15, 2021

We’ve got an exclusive 100-copy edition of the debut LP from new death/doom project Dream Unending on Neon Pink In Ultra Clear 140g vinyl. Pre-orders are live now!

Track Premiere: Domkraft – “Night Prowler”

October 14, 2021

Sweden’s Domkraft don’t beat around the bush with their slow-grinding version of AC/DC’s “Night Prowler.”

Pre-Order Doom Wizards KHEMMIS New Album ‘Deceiver’ On Decibel Exclusive Colored Vinyl NOW!

September 10, 2021

This gorgeous, 140-gram sea blue & olive green swirl vinyl is limited to 300 worldwide and is available for pre-order only via the Decibel webstore.

KHEMMIS Return to the Decibel Flexi Series With an Exclusive Song and Picture Disc!

September 3, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Tuesday, September 7 to obtain this limited edition flexi PICTURE DISC single featuring an exclusive new song from doomed heavy metallers Khemmis.

Streaming: Lavaborne’s “Mortal Pride”

September 2, 2021

Hear Indianapolis heavy doom hitters Lavaborne‘s new single in advance of their Wise Blood debut Black Winged Gods, released on October 1st.

R.I.P. Eric Wagner (1959-2021) (The Skull, ex-Trouble)

August 23, 2021

The legendary doom metal vocalist (The Skull, ex-Trouble) passes away at 62 due to COVID-19-related complications

Video Premiere: Praise The Plague – “Beyond”

July 16, 2021

Germany’s Praise the Plague is here with a new song and video filled with doom metal power and black metal gloom.

Track Premiere: Planet of the Dead – “Pilgrim”

July 14, 2021

Blast into the deep cosmos with New Zealand stoner doom space travelers Planet of the Dead on their Kurt Vonnegut inspired single, “Pilgrim.”

Full Album Stream & Interview: HELLISH FORM – Remains

June 23, 2021

Listen to an exclusive stream of Remains and read an in-depth interview with Hellish Form‘s Willow Ryan and Jacob Lee now. Their album officially arrives tomorrow through Translation Loss.

Yuckmouf and Brook Pridemore Release Split EP “Trve Grind”

June 22, 2021

In which a psychedelic doom metal band releases a split album with a folk singer from Brooklyn