Doom Metal

Iron Man guitarist Alfred Morris III Dies at 60

January 10, 2018

Underground doom metal legend was a part of vibrant MD/VA scene for several decades.

Track Premiere: My Silent Wake ‘Killing Flaw’

January 4, 2018

British doom/death metallers raise the dead on new track, ‘Killing Flaw.’

Track Premiere: Throneless – ‘Born in Vain’

December 7, 2017

Are you a fan of crushing doom in the style of Neurosis or Yob? Throneless are a must-hear band.

Track Premiere: Æsthetica – ‘Worshipper’

November 29, 2017

Experience Æsthetica’s self-proclaimed “true Norwegian doom metal” with a new song.

Introducing Decibel Deluxe Edition Flexi Box Genre Bundles

November 27, 2017

Recently, Decibel brought flexi (boxes) back! And now we offer limited edition “Genre Bundles,” which include free copies of out of print death, black, doom, grindcore and hardcore flexi discs!

Doom Metal Lexicanum: The Ultimate Book for Riff-Obsessives

November 24, 2017

Author Aleksey Evdokimov has gathered his doom metal knowledge into a massive 300,000 word monster called Doom Metal Lexicanum, which comes complete with the stories of the bands and select discographies.

Interview: Vessel of Light

November 21, 2017

Read a new interview with Vessel of Light, featuring members of Hades and Ancient VVisdom here.

Full Album Stream: Jupiterian – “Terraforming”

November 7, 2017

Brazilian sludge purveyors Jupiterian stream their new album and reveal its writing process.

Khemmis in the Studio to Record New Album for Late Summer Release

November 3, 2017

Decibel faves Khemmis announce new album to be recorded in January for a late summer release.

Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett Talks New Album Plus Metallica

October 30, 2017

Doom metal sensation Spirit Adrift discuss new album, Curse of Conception, along with the bands — like Metallica — who served as influences.

That Tour Was Awesome: Anathema/At the Gates/Cradle of Filth (1994)

October 19, 2017

In which we look back on when Anathema , At the Gates, and Cradle of Filth toured Germany in 1994, with input from some of the guilty parties involved.

With the Dead

September 12, 2017

British doom practitioners With the Dead are this week’s Best New Noise.

Track Premiere & Interview: Primitive Man – ‘Commerce’

September 7, 2017

Stream a crushing new track from Primitive Man and read an interview with vocalist/guitarist Ethan McCarthy.

Track Premiere: Iron Monkey – ‘9-13’

September 6, 2017

Stream a new song from reunited sludge/doom cult legends Iron Monkey now!

Fest Alert: Descendants of Crom

September 5, 2017

Get the latest details on Pittsburgh’s upcoming doom, sludge and heavy metal festival, aptly titled Descendants Of Crom, from this interview with festival organizer, Shy Kennedy.