Doom Metal

Track Premiere: Vallenfyre – ‘An Apathetic Grave’

May 18, 2017 Vince Bellino

Check out the lyric video for “An Apathetic Grave” from Vallenfyre‘s upcoming third record, Fear Those Who Fear Him.

Label Spotlight: Ripple Music

May 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Get familiar with Ripple Music, purveyors of doom, stoner, psychedelic and heavy rock and metal. 

Khemmis Record Exclusive New Track for Decibel Flexi Series!

May 3, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Decibel Album of the Year winners and Metal & Beer Fest vets Khemmis join the Decibel Flexi Series discography. Subscribe by May 8 to get your limited edition vinyl. 

Video Premiere: Season Of Arrows – ‘The Bridge’

May 1, 2017 Vince Bellino

Season of Arrows debut the music video for “The Bridge,” off sophomore effort Give It to the Mountain. 

Track Premiere: Vokonis – ‘The Sunken Djinn’

April 20, 2017 Vince Bellino

Vokonis premiere the first single from their second album, both titled The Sunken Djinn. 

With the Dead Unveil New Track “Vessel of Solitude” Via Decibel Flexi Series 

April 17, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Hear and acquire the brand new With the Dead (ex-Cathedral, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Bolt Thrower) flexi disc here. 

In The Company of Serpents

April 10, 2017 Rod Smith

Ain-Soph Aur
Denver doom/sludge duo wax ecstatic, cowboy-style
dB rating: 8/10

Full Album Stream: Valborg – ‘Endstrand’

April 5, 2017 Vince Bellino

Valborg continue to experiment with their brand of progressive death/doom on their new album, Endstrand. 

Label Spotlight: Black Lion Records

April 4, 2017 Vince Bellino

Black Lion Records have released a number of impressive death, black and doom metal albums recently. Check out some of the best.

Video Premiere: Beastwars – ‘Some Sell Their Souls’

March 28, 2017 Vince Bellino

“Some Sell Their Souls” comes from Beastwars’ 2016 The Death of All Things. 

Track Premiere: Mourners Lament – ‘As Solemn Pain Profaned’

March 23, 2017 Vince Bellino

Mourners Lament are inspired by and pay homage to classic doom-death bands on We All Be Given. 


March 20, 2017 Sean Frasier

The power of the urn
dB rating: 9/10

Crypt Sermon Unveil “De Mysteriis Doom Sathanas” Via Decibel Flexi Series!

March 13, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Philly doom lords Crypt Sermon join the Decibel Flexi Series with a stunning reimagining of a black metal classic. Hear – and acquire a copy of it – here. 

Track Premiere: Gossamer – ‘Til The Light Left Your Eyes’

March 3, 2017 Vince Bellino

Gossamer play an emotionally heavy form of doom metal that uses elements of choral and chamber music to great effect.

Full Album Stream: Rozamov – ‘This Mortal Road’

March 2, 2017 Vince Bellino

Rozamov‘s first full-length album is a progressive yet incredibly heavy slab of doom metal.

Crypt Sermon Record Exclusive New Track for the Decibel Flexi Series!

February 23, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Black metal is doomed. Order a deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, February 27 and get this one-of-a-kind Crypt Sermon flexi featuring an exclusive new recording. 

Full Album Stream: Horseneck – ‘Heavy Trip’

February 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Horseneck marry sludge and post-hardcore with a host of other sounds to craft their memorable first record, Heavy Trip. 

Track Premiere: In the Company of Serpents – ‘Limitless Light’

February 8, 2017 Vince Bellino

In the Company of Serpents explore their softer side while also delving deeper into their heavy side on the first single from their full-length. 

King Woman

February 6, 2017 Jeff Treppel

Created in the Image of Suffering
Long live the king
dB rating: 8/10

Full Album Stream: Dying Whale – ‘Last Moments Of Misery’

January 30, 2017 Vince Bellino

There’s something for everyone on the new Dying Whale album, Last Moments of Misery. 

Track Premiere: Frowning – ‘Nocturnal Void’

January 27, 2017 Vince Bellino

Frowning perform mournful, crushing funeral doom. “Nocturnal Void” feels like the soundtrack to a funeral procession. 

Track Premiere: Egonaut – ‘Initium’

January 20, 2017 Vince Bellino

Egonaut has a new singer and new tunes. 

Track Premiere: Weltesser – “Living To Try”

January 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

“Living to Try” appeared on Weltesser‘s 2015 demo, but the album version is brimming with even more sludgy, chunky riffs. 


Track Premiere: Soothsayer – ‘Of Locust And Moths’

December 2, 2016 Vince Bellino

Soothsayer continues to hone their hulking doom metal on “Of Locust And Moths.”

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Tiamat “A Deeper Kind of Slumber”

November 15, 2016 Neill Jameson

Wake up, people! Tiamat‘s 1997 departure A Deeper Kind of Slumber actually rules. Here’s why.