September 10, 2020 Shawn Macomber
Thirty years ago Anthrax released the thrash metal apotheosis Persistence of Time, a timeless record which remains as beguiling and potent as ever.
August 13, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Draugr, the multi-instrumentalist of the U.S. black metal bands Galdr, Ancalagon and Obscurum, pens an op-ed on his anti-racist political awakening in underground black metal.
July 30, 2020 Greg Pratt
Pitting Accept‘s Balls to the Wall against Ozzy Osbourne‘s Bark at the Moon in the ultimate classic-metal showdown.
June 29, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Ripped to Shreds frontman Andrew Lee addresses the work that needs to be done in fighting dangerous stereotypes against Asians and Asian-Americans in underground metal.
June 25, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s Rust in Peace vs. …And Justice for All in the ultimate thrash showdown.
June 17, 2020 Shawn Macomber
1995 wasn’t merely a great year for the extremely extreme — it was also an amazing trip around the sun for metal-adjacent music.
June 16, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Decibel dives deep beyond the Peaceville Three with this death/doom addendum to our our new Decibel Yearbook: 1995 issue.
June 11, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Dream Squasher, the new album from sludge kings -(16)-, we caught up with guitarist Alex Shuster to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 9, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Or, Through a Speaker Rumbly ’95. Decibel travels somewhere on tape with this adendum to our our new Decibel Yearbook: 1995 issue.
May 28, 2020 Neill Jameson
In which Neill Jameson reconsiders Amorphis‘s controversial 1996 prog-metal gem Elegy.
May 14, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Satan Is King, the new record from power-violence-grinding punks ACxDC, we caught up with vocalist Sergio Amalfitano to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
April 30, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Vader’s new album, Solitude in Madness, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Peter Wiwczarek to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
April 13, 2020 Dean Brown
Psychedelic black metal heroes Oranssi Pazuzu pick their Top 10 krautrock/psych/prog rock LPs. Find out what made the cut.
April 6, 2020 Chris Dick
Carach Angren frontman Seregor lists his five favorite horror movies. Give in to his unconventional picks and the monster that is new album, Franckensteina Strataemontanus.
April 2, 2020 Greg Pratt
Botch‘s We Are the Romans and The Dillinger Escape Plan‘s Calculating Infinity go head to head in the ultimate metalcore showdown.
March 16, 2020 Neill Jameson
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global economy by the hour. There are few certainties, but Krieg’s Neill Jameson offers some ways to help your favorite artists in the metal scene.
February 19, 2020 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson gathers some facts on the recent public backlash against Rage Against the Machine‘s high-priced concert tickets
January 30, 2020 Greg Pratt
Pitting Heartwork against Slaughter of the Soul to find out once and for all which is the better album.
January 9, 2020 Greg Pratt
We explain why ZnöWhite‘s 1984 debut, All Hail to Thee, absolutely rules in the return of The Lazarus Pit.
December 30, 2019 Gene Meyer
The final installment of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade
December 27, 2019 Shawn Macomber
As we close out the decade, Decibel has an infernal correspondence on the demise of relevant major-label metal
December 23, 2019 Neill Jameson
Everyone’s doing it, so why can’t he? Check out our longtime columnist and Krieg frontman’s 10 best from the past 10 years.
December 18, 2019 Gene Meyer
Part Four of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade
December 12, 2019 Greg Pratt
Remembering the five best, and heaviest, proto-metal songs we discussed in Primitive Origins this year.
December 10, 2019 Gene Meyer
Part Three of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade
December 4, 2019 Joseph Schafer
To celebrate the recent release of the USDM heroes’ latest album, Vile Nilotic Rites, we rank Nile‘s studio LP discography.
December 3, 2019 Gene Meyer
Part Two of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade
November 28, 2019 Greg Pratt
Looking back on two incredible hardcore albums courtesy of Boysetsfire.
November 26, 2019 Gene Meyer
Part of 1 of our five-part countdown of the Top 50 grindcore and powerviolence releases of the decade.
October 31, 2019 Greg Pratt
Exhumed‘s Matt Harvey gives us his five favorite old-school horror flicks, to celebrate Halloween and the band’s new album, Horror.