Full Album Premiere: SaviorSkin – Invicta Mori
March 27, 2023 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Hear the full album of death/doom despondency from SaviorSkin in advance of its April 7 release via Horror Pain Gore Death.
Album Premiere: Desolate Realm – ‘Legions’
March 15, 2023 Sean Frasier
Finnish epic doom duo Desolate Realm summon eternal winter with their sophomore LP, Legions.
Track Premiere: DieHumane – “Epitaph”
March 10, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
If alt-doom isn’t a thing, Texas collective DieHumane may well have invented it on their new single, “Epitaph.”
STRIGOI Stream Exclusive New Track, “The Construct of Misery,” via the Decibel Flexi Series
February 15, 2023 Decibel Magazine
Hear and acquire this Strigoi disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!
Track Premiere: Usnea – ‘From Soot and Pyre’
February 14, 2023 Emily Bellino
Usnea rise “From Soot and Pyre” on their first release in six years.
THORR’S HAMMER ‘Dommedagsnatt’ Re-issued on Vinyl After 14 Years! Pre-Order Your Copy RIGHT NOW!
February 3, 2023 Decibel Magazine
We have just 200 copies of Thorr’s Hammer‘s legendary Dommedagsnatt recording (out of print on vinyl since 2009) on Decibel exclusive Translucent Blue vinyl!
Full Album Stream: Palace of Worms – “Cabal”
January 30, 2023 Jon Rosenthal
Though Palace of Worms is now over, hear Cabal briefly breathe new life into this project’s doomed carcass and read an interview with Balan here.
GODTHRYMM Premiere Exclusive New Track, “In Perpetuum,” via the Decibel Flexi Series
January 12, 2023 Decibel Magazine
Hear and acquire this Godthrymm disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!
STRIGOI to Release Exclusive New Track, “The Construct of Misery,” via the Decibel Flexi Series
January 6, 2023 Decibel Magazine
Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, January 9 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from crusty U.K. doom crew Strigoi.
The Top 5 Bands That Influenced The Abbey
December 19, 2022 Chris Dick
Finnish progressive doom outfit The Abbey, featuring members of Hexvessel and Shape of Despair, list their Top 5 Albums that influenced new album, Word of Sin.
GODTHRYMM to Release Exclusive New Track, “In Perpetuum,” via the Decibel Flexi Series
December 2, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Tuesday, December 6 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from U.K. doom gods Godthrymm.
For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Candlemass and In the Woods…
November 11, 2022 Blake Harrison
Our favorite birdbrain returns with a pair of releases from underground vets moving in decidedly different directions.
Album Premiere: Forlesen – ‘Black Terrain’
October 26, 2022 Sean Frasier
Portland (OR) blackened doom project Forlesen explore heavier realms on their new album, Black Terrain. Features members of Botanist, Lotus Thief, and Kayo Dot.
Pre-Order DREAM UNENDING’s New LP ‘Song of Salvation’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl RIGHT NOW!
October 7, 2022 Decibel Magazine
We’ve got an exclusive 100-copy edition of the sophomore LP from acclaimed death/doom project Dream Unending on Royal Blue with Black & White Splatter.
EXCLUSIVE! Pre-Order WORM’s New LP ‘Bluenothing’ on Decibel-Exclusive Vinyl RIGHT NOW!
September 23, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Decibel has procured our own special edition of Worm‘s Bluenothing from the muck, limited to a mere 97 copies on “Swamp Green & Blue Ooze” merged color vinyl!
Pre-Order TYPE O NEGATIVE’S ‘Dead Again’ Special Edition CD Longbox! LIMITED QUANTITIES!
August 26, 2022 Decibel Magazine
We’ve got 100 — that’s right, 100 — copies of Type O Negative‘s loooooooong out of print Dead Again on limited edition CD loooooooong box. Get it before it’s gone/dead again!
Track Premiere: Ferum “The Undead Truth” (feat. Mike Perun)
July 11, 2022 Chris Dick
Italian/Estonian death-doom metal savages Ferum premiere new track “The Undead Truth,” featuring Cianide mainstay Mike Perun.
Opeth, Darkthrone, Paradise Lost Members Reflect on CANDLEMASS’s ‘Epicus Doomicus Metallicus’
May 23, 2022 Chris Dick
In honor of Candlemass’s full-album performance of their landmark Epicus Doomicus Metallicus at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10, scene royalty reflects on the LP’s impact.
Track Premiere: Red Mesa – “Forest Cathedral”
April 25, 2022 Chris Dick
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 Emily Bellino
Seattle doom trio deathCAVE offer a psychedelic and blackened approach to doom on new EP II.
Full Split Stream: Domkraft / Slomatics – “Ascend/Descend”
April 18, 2022 Emily Bellino
It’s a double dose of doom with Slomatics and Domkraft.
Pre-Order TEMPLE OF VOID’s ‘Summoning the Slayer’ on Limited Edition Vinyl RIGHT NOW!
April 7, 2022 Decibel Magazine
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!
Video Premiere: Møtivatiøn – ‘Hel Føn Ágnum Klár Føn Bryn Ànd Licht Føn Gást’
April 6, 2022 Emily Bellino
Watch a new video from weirdo doom collective Møtivatiøn.
Watch: CANDLEMASS Frontman Johan Längqvist Talks ‘Epicus Doomicus Metallicus’ Anniversary Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
April 5, 2022 Albert Mudrian
Candlemass vocalist/legend Johan Längqvist discusses the doom kings’ special Epicus Doomicus Metallicus set at Metal & Beer Fest, amazingly, on the record’s 36th birthday.
Track Premiere: Celestial Season: “The Golden Light of Late Day”
March 23, 2022 Brad Sanders
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 Cody Davis
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 Joseph Schafer
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 Brad Sanders
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 Chris Dick
Arizona-based death-doom troupe Thorn unveil “Hellmouth” off new album, Yawning Depths.
Cathedral Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘Forest of Equilibrium’ Album
December 8, 2021 Chris Dick
British doom legends Cathedral celebrate three decades of Hall of Fame album Forest of Equilibrium.