Doom Metal

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.

Deathwhite’s Five Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh

March 9, 2020

Pittsburgh-based melodic doom act Deathwhite reveal the Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh. New album, Grave Image, is out now on Season of Mist.

Cirith Ungol to Release Exclusive Song “Brutish Manchild” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

February 27, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 2 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from heavy doom metal legends Cirith Ungol.

Video Premiere: Lowcaster – ‘Pilian’

February 17, 2020

Riff hard with San Francisco stoner/doom crew Lowcaster.

Track Premiere: Destroyer of Light – ‘Lullaby’ (The Cure Cover)

February 14, 2020

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Destroyer of Light‘s morose cover of The Cure’s “Lullaby.”

Track Premiere: Black Rainbows – ‘Isolation’

February 13, 2020

Black Rainbows worship volume and debut the first song from new album Cosmic Ritual Supertrip.

Track Premiere: Lychgate – “Incarnate”

February 12, 2020

Hear the first song off the new release Also sprach Futura from London’s inimitable avant-garde black/doom outfit Lychgate.

Hear Exclusive New Temple of Void Track “Ravenous Eyes in the Distance” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 27, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Temple of Void flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track written and recorded for the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Temple of Void to Release “Ravenous Eyes in the Distance” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 3, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, January 6 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from death-doom dealers Temple of Void.

Track Premiere: The Lone Madman “Häxan”

September 30, 2019

Finnish forlorn foursome of doom hit like the bottom of a grave on new track, “Häxan,” off debut album, “Let the Night Come,” for Saturnal Records.

Album Stream: Bretus ‘Aion Tetra’

September 24, 2019

Italian doom metal quartet Bretus unveil and stream new album, “Aion Tetra,” at Decibel. Fans of Candlemass, Isole, and Crypt Sermon take note!

Track Premiere: Cain – ‘Crucify’

August 30, 2019

Don’t “crucify” yourself for sleeping on cult doom heroes Cain when they were around in early ’90s. Rise Above has you covered with an essential new reissue.

Track Premiere: Workshed – ‘Safety Behaviours’

August 30, 2019

Hear ex-Cathedral members Adam Lehan and Mark Ramsay Wharton resurface in crushing new doom band.