Doom

Track Premiere: Shepherd – “Persephone”

November 9, 2020

Denver doom rockers Shepherd release their sullen single “Persephone.” Bundle up for winter’s sullen reign before their debut’s November 20th release.

Album Premiere: Possessor – ‘Damn the Light’

October 28, 2020

UK horror fiends Possessor wield a mighty sludgehammer on their new monster-conjuring LP, Damn the Light.

Album Premiere: Junior Bruce – ‘Pray for Death’

October 21, 2020

Floridian sludgelords Junior Bruce return to prove they’re the headless kings of swamp metal with their Pray for Death LP.

Album Premiere: False Gods – No Symmetry … Only Disillusion

October 14, 2020

Thou shall bear witness to New York’s False Gods singular debut full-length. Hear No Symmetry … Only Disillusion in its entirety right here.

Album Premiere and Interview: Empress – ‘Premonition’

September 30, 2020

Vancouver post-metal project Empress achieves sonic catharsis on their debut LP, Premonition. Listen to the exclusive stream now.

Album Premiere and Interview: Laser Dracul – ‘Hagridden’

September 16, 2020

Swedish doom trio Laser Dracul lure fans of scuzz and fuzz into the haunted forests of their debut LP, Hagridden.

Heavy Metal Short Film “Landgraves” is a Blizzard of Suspense

September 15, 2020

Heavy metal short film Landgraves conjures suspense from snowstorms and blackened doom. Watch this festival standout now.

Demo:listen: Witchcaster

August 21, 2020

The long arm of Virginian doom reaches across this week’s Demo:listen featuring the zealous sermon of Witchcaster.

Ontario doom-duo Vile Creature host interactive record-release concert tonight!

August 14, 2020

Glory, Glory! The Vile Creature interactive live stream adventure/performance goes TONIGHT!

Video Premiere: Primitive Man – ‘Consumption’

August 14, 2020

Denver death-sludge trio Primitive Man release an unsettling new video for “Consumption.”

Album Premiere and Interview: Vassafor – ‘To the Death’

August 5, 2020

New Zealand black metal duo Vassafor conjure demons and new plagues on their new uncompromising masterpiece To the Death.

Track Premiere: Unruly – “Unruly Family”

July 21, 2020

Featuring members of Meth Drinker, New Zealand sludge fiends Unruly leave your ear drums feeling like ground meat with their new single “Unruly Family.” Unruly’s self-titled LP is out July 31st from Sludgelord Records.

Video Premiere: Geist & the Sacred Ensemble – “Closed Eye”

July 16, 2020

Pacific Northwest doom-folk collective Geist & the Sacred Ensemble share the meditative, ominous video of “Closed Eye” from their upcoming LP, Waning Hymns.

Full Album Stream: Worship – “Tunnels”

July 15, 2020

Let the volume of Worship‘s Tunnels wash over you.

Track Premiere: Black Helium – “Two Masters”

July 15, 2020

London rockers Black Helium unveil the heavy psych and black-mass fuzz of “Two Masters” before the release of their upcoming LP, The Wholly Other.

Bindrune Releases ‘Overgrow to Overthrow’ Compilation

July 3, 2020

Doom, Woe, Panopticon and more than two dozen other bands contribute new or unheard music to Bindrune’s Overgrow to Overthrow compilation, benefitting Black Lives Matter and Life After Hate.

Album Premiere: Shroud of Vulture – ‘Upon a Throne of Jackals’

July 1, 2020

Indianapolis death/doom dissenters Shroud of Vulture invert tyranny on their crushing debut LP Upon a Throne of Jackals.

Album Premiere: Ahab – ‘Live Prey’

June 25, 2020

Return to distant waters with German funeral doom mariners Ahab as they revisit their legendary The Call of the Wretched Sea debut on Live Prey.

Full Album Stream: Underer – “The Code”

June 17, 2020

On his first solo outing, Cleric vocalist Nick Shellenberger embraces weirdness as Underer.

Interview: Atavist’s Evocative Doom Returns with ‘III: Absolution’

June 17, 2020

Manchester doom artisans Atavist are back to disrupt a decade of silence with their cathartic ode to loss and resilience, III: Absolution.

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.

Full Album Stream: The Astral Void – ‘Earthen Tomb’

June 3, 2020

Join us in celebrating Earthen Tomb, the stunning debut album from Virginian doomsters The Astral Void.

Track Premiere: Vile Creature – ‘When the Path is Unclear’

May 28, 2020

Vile Creature embrace uncertainty with new track “When the Path is Unclear.”

Track Premiere: KYOTY continue The Isolation Project with “Faith”

May 27, 2020

New Hampshire duo KYOTY have been defeating quarantine by writing an entirely new pensive post-metal song each week. Listen to “Faith” as they continue their amazing series The Isolation Project.

Demo:listen: VoidOath

May 15, 2020

This week Demo:listen is doomed by cruel Costa Rican punishers VoidOath.

We’re Down to the last 300 copies of ‘No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost’

May 15, 2020

Our limited edition hardcover book No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost is Almost SOLD OUT! Pick Up Your Copy Today!

Video Premiere: Mountaineer – ‘Ghost Story’

May 14, 2020

Decibel presents one of the most concise numbers from CA metalgaze crushers Mountaineer in the form of new single “Ghost Story.”

Album Premiere and Interview: Wailin Storms – ‘Rattle’

May 13, 2020

Wailin Storms strike again with Rattle, a Southern Gothic doom punk masterpiece teeming with haunted riffs and grim poetry.

Video Premiere: -(16)- – ‘Me and the Dog Die Together’

May 5, 2020

Who’s a good boy? Who’s a good boy? The new -(16)- video is! The new -(16)- video is!

Full Album Stream: Cyttorak – ‘Simultaneous Invocation Of Apocalyptic Harbingers’

April 29, 2020

Rhode Island bruisers Cyttorak summon beasts from distant worlds on their new slab of slowerviolence Simultaneous Invocation Of Apocalyptic Harbingers.