Doom

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

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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.

Full Album Stream: Lord Vigo – ‘Danse de Noir’

April 8, 2020

German doom sextet Lord Vigo bring epic balladry and NWOBHM flare to their synth-soaked Blade Runner concept album Danse de Noir.

Demo:listen: Deplorable

April 3, 2020

This week’s Demo:listen buckles under the weight of cruel Costa Rican sludge doom punishers Deplorable.

Track Premiere: O Zorn! Explores Side Effect Darkness on “Your Killer”

February 27, 2020

Check out the title track from these non-John Zorn worshipping doomsters’ new album, “Your Killer.”

Video Premiere: Beggar – ‘Black Cloud’

January 27, 2020

Prepare your ears: Beggar are the heaviest stoner band you’ve ever heard.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘Doomed to Fail’ and an Interview With Author JJ Anselmi

January 16, 2020

Read our interview with Doomed to Fail author JJ Anselmi as well as an exclusive excerpt from the book.

Full Album Stream: SEA – ‘Impermanence’

January 15, 2020

Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.

Track Premiere: Smoulder – “Warrior Witch of Hel”

January 14, 2020

Epic Canadian doomsters Smoulder will soon release Dream Quest Ends, the follow up EP to last year’s acclaimed debut full length. Hear this exclusive track premier for an idea of what looms on the horizon.

My Dying Bride Returns on “Your Broken Shore”

January 3, 2020

The high priests of beautiful gloom and sorrow have returned to offer their latest sermon. Check out My Dying Bride‘s “Your Broken Shore” here.

Track Premiere: Snorlax – “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

January 1, 2020

Don’t sleep on former Decibel demo faves Snorlax. Hear their new song “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

Full Album Stream: Solace — “The Brink”

December 11, 2019

New Jersey doom n’ rollers Solace channel a career of hard luck into a scorching comeback record.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost’

November 26, 2019

It’s okay to celebrate the release day of No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost with this exclusive excerpt from Decibel‘s limited edition hardcover book.

Track Premiere: Evadne – “Colossal”

November 20, 2019

Spanish doom-death gloomcasters Evadne unveil “Colossal” from the band’s titanic upcoming Dethroned of our Souls compilation.

Track Premiere: Domkraft — “Where We Part Ways” (Featuring Mark Lanegan)

November 13, 2019

Swedish psych-doom trio Domkraft teams up with living legend Mark Lanegan to blow a riff-sized hole in your doors of perception.

Video Premiere: Vessel of Light – ‘Meat and Bone’

October 30, 2019

Jersey doom crew Vessel of Light‘s razor-sharp doom attack cuts through meat and bone.