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Album Review: Lucifer – “Lucifer II”

July 3, 2018

Lucifer pay tribute to the heavy rock and proto-metal of decades past on their aptly-titled second album, Lucifer II.

Live Review: Ufomammut and White Hills (June 18th @ Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia)

June 20, 2018

Italian doom rockers Ufomammut and NYC psych deconstructionists White Hills descend from space to entertain us here on Earth.

Full Album Stream: KITE – The All Penetrating Silence

June 6, 2018

Norwegian post-metal doom-bringers KITE loudly pursue a quiet place on their The All Penetrating Silence EP.

Full Album Stream: Witchsorrow – Hexenhammer

May 23, 2018

British doom coven Witchsorrow foreshadow the world’s end on their riveting new LP Hexenhammer.

Our Top 100 Doom Metal Albums of All Time Issue is Back in Stock!

May 18, 2018

Sold out since December 2015! Decibel recently acquired a few copies from a distributor — get one while you can!

YOB Grace the Cover of July’s Decibel

May 18, 2018

We have a limited number of advance copies of the July issue of Decibel available now. Have at it!

Full Album Stream: From Beyond – ‘The Band From Beyond’

May 9, 2018

Austin rockers From Beyond blast synths and heavy space riffs on their otherwordly LP The Band From Beyond.

Brewtal Truth: This Saint Vitus Album With That Beer

April 9, 2018

Old school and older school. Put on Saint Vitus’s 1986 classic Born Too Late and crack a Vitus Weizenbock from a nearly thousand-year-old brewery.

Paradise Lost’s ‘Icon’ Is Inducted Into the Decibel Hall of Fame

February 14, 2018

British doom legends Paradise Lost return to the Decibel Hall of Fame for the first time in 13 years.

Track Premiere: Blackwülf – “Dead to the World”

January 31, 2018

Oakland rockers Blackwülf team up with doom royalty from Bedemon/Pentagram for their new track “Dead the World.”

Track Premiere: Anguish – “Blessed Be the Beast”

January 17, 2018

Swedish doom coven Anguish return to their chaotic roots in “Blessed Be the Beast,” off their upcoming record Magna est vis Siugnah.

Track Premiere: Clamfight – ‘Echoes in Stone’

January 3, 2018

In under eight minutes, New Jersey sludge rockers Clamfight craft an epic tale of one location’s historical and supernatural transformation in “Echoes in Stone.”

Track Premiere: BongCauldron’s ‘Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men’

November 22, 2017

UK troublemakers BongCauldron bring the sludge and the fuzz in the skull-splitting premiere of “Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men.”

Track Premiere: Ufomammut – ‘Core’

September 13, 2017

Psychedelic doom overlords Ufomammut will flatten you as they blow your mind. Listen to a new song now.

Track Premiere: B R I Q U E V I L L E – ‘Akte V’

August 29, 2017

Stream a new offering from anonymous post-metal cult B R I Q U E V I L L E now!

Evil Riffs, Bad Omens, Broken Vans: A Conversation with Beastmaker

May 24, 2017

Trevor William Church of doom rockers Beastmaker talks touring, bad omens, and Vincent Price.

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: With the Dead

May 16, 2017

We asked doom-mentor Dorrian about how their contribution came about.  Here’s what he said.

Stream & Interview: Heavy Temple’s Psychedelic Journey to the Dark Tower

May 10, 2017

Philly doom conjurers Heavy Temple worship at The Dark Tower on psychedelic eye-opener Chassit.

With the Dead Record Exclusive New Track for the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 30, 2017

Former Cathedral, Electric Wizard and Bolt Thrower members join forces and record new With the Dead track for the Decibel Flexi Series.

DREAM BLOODY GORE: Dreams from Gruesome, SubRosa, and Dreaming Dead

March 15, 2017

DREAM BLOODY GORE shares twisted nightmares, dreams, and hallucinations from members of Gruesome, SubRosa, and Dreaming Dead.

Track Premiere: The Bug Vs. Earth – ‘Don’t Walk These Streets’

March 9, 2017

“‘Don’t Walk These Streets’ was really written as a reaction to feeling absolutely alienated and set adrift in the surreal manifestation of the American Dream that is L.A,” Kevin Martin says. “It’s a smacked out jazz, fuzzed up trip, into a social void, that I wrote after realizing there is zero safety net in the States for anyone that falls off the gravy train. And as a pedestrian walking a lot around the city in my stay during the recording of Concrete Desert, I attempted to conjure the feeling of sheer dread that I felt wandering across the Hollyweird landscape.”

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

March 3, 2017

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

Track Premiere: Unearthly Trance – ‘Scythe’

February 1, 2017

Bleak, noisy doom is what to expect from Unearthly Trance‘s latest single, “Scythe.”

Current and Former My Dying Bride Guitarists Speak Out About Loving Pallbearer

January 31, 2017

We checked in with two guitarists (Hamish Glencross and Andrew Craighan) and let them gush praise about one of their favorite bands.