May 12, 2022 Decibel Magazine
In the wake of Trevor Strnad’s death, former Brutal Truth frontman Kevin Sharp opens up about about his own recent metal health reckoning and steps that saved him.
January 28, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Take an exclusive sneak peek of the second and final excerpt of Turned Inside Out: The Official Story of Obituary, now shipping directly via Decibel Books.
January 20, 2022 Greg Pratt
It’s a 1989 hair metal showdown with the second albums from L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat duking it out.
January 13, 2022 Greg Pratt
Getting into the mind of Mizmor‘s A.L.N. to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
December 28, 2021 Neill Jameson
In which Krieg’s frontman focuses on Grinning Death’s Head, Calvary, Pan-Amerikan Native Front and the rising new wave of American Black Metal.
December 6, 2021 Decibel Magazine
Extreme music legend Tom Gabriel Fischer on the impact of Venom’s Welcome To Hell on its 40th anniversary.
November 25, 2021 Greg Pratt
On the eve of their Metal & Beer Fest: L.A. full-album performance of the LP, we rank the songs on Cave In’s Until Your Heart Stops from least awesome to most awesome.
October 29, 2021 Decibel Magazine
Take an exclusive sneak peek of the first excerpt of Turned Inside Out: The Official Story of Obituary now online; pre-orders available via Decibel Books.
October 28, 2021 Greg Pratt
It’s the ultimate sludge showdown as we pair off Crowbar‘s self-titled album and Eyehategod‘s Take as Needed for Pain in today’s Fight Fire With Fire.
October 18, 2021 Neill Jameson
The weather is changing, the leaves are turning, but it’s still been 20 years since any proper Samhain reissues. Our Neill Jameson asks Glenn Dazing, what’s up?
October 11, 2021 Chris Dick
Christian Larson of Necrofier fame steps on his Top 5 Guitar Pedals for black metal. Fans of Dissection, Necrophobic, and Dawn take note!
September 30, 2021 Greg Pratt
Let’s talk crossover. We haven’t dabbled into the genre yet in this column, so what better place to start than with Suicidal Tendencies‘ self-titled 1983 debut and D.R.I.‘s Dirty Rotten EP debut, also from 1983?
September 21, 2021 Shawn Macomber
The seminal sonic slaying of Deadguy gets the documentary treatment just ahead of the classic lineup’s first show in more than a quarter century at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest.
September 16, 2021 Greg Pratt
Justifying Twisted Sister‘s 1987 swansong Love Is for Suckers.
September 13, 2021 Vince Bellino
Revisiting hardcore label Harvcore Records.
September 2, 2021 Greg Pratt
Pissed-off ragers Ingrown recently released their debut album Gun, so we got vocalist/guitarist Ross Hansen to tell us what five heavy albums changed his life.
August 26, 2021 Greg Pratt
For this Fight Fire With Fire installment, we go proto-metal and pit Blue Cheer and their 1968 debut Vincebus Eruptum, against the more obscure Randy Holden and his Population II.
August 5, 2021 Greg Pratt
Crunching the numbers on Morbid Angel‘s ill-fated Illud Divinum Insanus and defending 54.55 percent of it.
July 29, 2021 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson reflects on the closing of New Jersey’s legendary Vintage Vinyl and what it means for your favorite indie record store.
July 26, 2021 Decibel Magazine
Drummer/guitarist/vocalist Gus Rios pens an editorial about overcoming suicidal thoughts.
July 22, 2021 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Toxik’s thrashtastic 1987 debut World Circus.
July 12, 2021 Neill Jameson
In which we reconsider thrash metal heroes Destruction‘s first Schimer-less foray, 1990’s overlooked Cracked Brain.
July 5, 2021 Chris Dick
Hard-workin’, heavy-rockin’ quartet Red Fang recall their Top 5 music venues. Fall 2021 tour announced. New album, Arrows, out now!
July 1, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, De Doorn, we caught up with Amenra‘s Lennart Bossu to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 24, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Withered‘s new LP, Verloren, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Mike Thompson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 17, 2021 Greg Pratt
It’s an early-grindcore showdown as we try to figure out what album is better: Napalm Death‘s Scum or Repulsion‘s Horrified.
June 14, 2021 Chris Dick
Nordic progressive metallers Iotunn list their favorite spots in nature for introspection and inspiration on new album, Access All Worlds.
June 10, 2021 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Sortilège’s 1984 record Métamorphose and its English-language counterpart Metamorphosis.
June 3, 2021 Greg Pratt
Checking out the only album from The Power of Zeus to see if the tunes hold up in heaviness 51 years later.
May 27, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Gwar’s new EP, The Disc With No Name, we caught up with vocalist Blöthar the Berserker to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.