Doom Metal

Full Album Stream: Thronehammer – Incantation Rites

March 3, 2021

European doomsayers Thronehammer reveal their sophomore leviathan, Incantation Rites, streaming in full right here.

Track Premiere: Abigorum – “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig”

March 3, 2021

Epic blackened doom wraithbringers Abigorum open hell’s gates with the lyric video for their new track, “Der geheimnisvolle Käfig.”

Celestial Season Premiere New Track, “Black Water Mirrors,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

March 3, 2021

Hear and acquire this Celestial Season flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Listen: Body Void – ‘Wound’

March 1, 2021

Soul-crushing drone-doom unit Body Void return with demoralizing new single, “Wound.”

Track Premiere: Acid Mammoth – ‘Caravan’

February 8, 2021

Jump in the “Caravan” and follow Acid Mammoth on their quest to the riff-filled land.

Celestial Season To Release New Song “Black Water Mirrors,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

January 29, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, February 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Dutch death/doom kings Celestial Season.

Here Are 35 Great Metal Albums You May Have Missed in 2020

January 27, 2021

Because we’re not even a full month into 2021 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 35 more from 2020 to chew on.

Album Premiere: The Ruins of Beverast – ‘The Thule Grimoires’

January 27, 2021

The Ruins of Beverast emerge from the fog of a new year with their sixth LP of cerebral blackened doom, The Thule Grimoires.

Track Premiere: Scepter of Eligos – “Inverted Illusion”

January 26, 2021

Denver’s Scepter of Eligos turn death metal on its head with their debut album Inverted Illusions. Hear the almost-title track right now.

Video Premiere: The Skull – “As the Sun Draws Near”

January 14, 2021

Chicago doomlords The Skull (featuring ex-members of Trouble) roll out the latest video from their second album, The Endless Roads Turns Dark.

Video Premiere: Thunder Horse – ‘Let Them Bleed’

January 11, 2021

Jam “Let Them Bleed,” a new song from Texas doom outfit Thunder Horse.

Exsul’s Debut EP Unleashes an Inferno of Terror

December 18, 2020

Tucson, Arizona’s Exsul have arrived on the scene with a masterful witch’s brew of doom, death and black metal darkness.

Many Suffer, Featuring ex-My Dying Bride Guitarist Calvin Robertshaw, Unveil New Blacked Doom Track

November 16, 2020

Hear “The Trees Die Standing,” the first officially released material from Calvin Robertshaw’s (ex-My Dying Bride) black/doom project Many Suffer.

Interview: Photographer Jeremy Saffer discusses “Daughters of Darkness”

October 27, 2020

Heavy metal photographer Jeremy Saffer discusses his upcoming photo book of corpse painted nude portraits, Daughters of Darkness.

Album Premiere: Vessel of Light – ‘Last Ride’

October 22, 2020

Vessel of Light‘s Last Ride is out tomorrow, October 23, but we’ve got the full LP for your earholes right now!

Track Premiere: Celestial Season “For Twisted Loveless”

September 16, 2020

Netherlands-based doom outfit Celestial Season reunite to follow-up Solar Lovers on new track “For Twisted Loveless.” Streaming only at Decibel!

Full Album Stream: Ottone Pesante – “Doomood”

September 14, 2020

Doom played on brass instruments? It’s more likely than you think!

Track Premiere: Spirit Adrift – “Supernaut” (Black Sabbath Cover)

September 3, 2020

In advance of their fourth LP, Enlightened in Eternity, hear Spirit Adrift deliver a Sabbath cover from the stacked new Vol. 4 tribute album.

Funeral Doom Legends Skepticism Look Back on ‘Stormcrowfleet’ 25 Years Later

July 21, 2020

Looking back on Decibel Hall of Famer Stormcrowfleet 25 years later with Skepticism organist Eero Pöyry.

Five Must-Hear Sludge Releases from 2020

June 22, 2020

We’re all doomed, so enjoy a selection of Decibel‘s fave new sludge albums for 2020.

EP Premiere: Marthe – ‘Sisters of Darkness’

June 19, 2020

The true spirit of metal is alive and well in the heart of Italy’s one-woman old school black/doom metal band Marthe. Hear her demo Sisters of Darkness in all its awesome glory right now.

Full Album Stream: Stygian Crown – ‘Stygian Crown’

June 18, 2020

Stygian Crown‘s debut LP is equal parts Bolt Thrower-inspired rolling thunder and Candlemass-derived epic doom majesty with classically-trained vocals.

Five Doom Classics that Evaded Our Yearbook: 1995 Issue’s Top 40 Albums of the Year List

June 16, 2020

Decibel dives deep beyond the Peaceville Three with this death/doom addendum to our our new Decibel Yearbook: 1995 issue.

Album Premiere: Göden – ‘Beyond Darkness’

May 4, 2020

Göden, featuring Winter members, prolongs misery, suffering, and pain on new album, Beyond Darkness. Streaming now in full only at Decibel!

Q&A: Christos Dragamestianos’ On Thorns I Lay Is Reborn Again

April 13, 2020

Greek atmospheric death aficionados On Thorns I Lay return with new album, Threnos. Decibel queries guitarist/songwriter Christos Dragamestianos.

Track Premiere: Alkymist – “The Dead”

April 1, 2020

Bleak Danish doombearers Alkymist return with a tipping monolith of a preview track from their forthcoming sophomore album, Sanctuary.

Track Premiere: Moons – ‘Toneshaper’

March 9, 2020

Learn about the chihuahua who killed God with a brand-new song from Philly doom crew Moons.