February 25, 2021 Greg Pratt
In which we pit Death‘s Scream Bloody Gore vs. Possessed‘s Seven Churches in the battle for old-school death metal supremacy.
February 4, 2021 Greg Pratt
Looking back on the beautiful chaos that was The Dillinger Escape Plan and their Top 5 most paradigm-shifting moments.
January 28, 2021 Greg Pratt
Catching up with Portrayal of Guilt drummer James Beveridge to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
January 14, 2021 Greg Pratt
Our latest Fight Fire with Fire is a battle of the Swedish death metal debuts.
January 7, 2021 Greg Pratt
Wondering what five heavy albums changed Doug Moore of Pyrrhon and Glorious Depravity‘s life? Read on.
December 22, 2020 Decibel Magazine
Incantation takes you on a track-by-track tour of their death metal juggernaut Sect of Vile Divinities
December 21, 2020 Neill Jameson
Four years after the original installment, Neill Jameson returns and sounds off on the Christmas season and gives you the gift of holiday playlists.
December 10, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s a 1991 doom showdown as we face off Forest of Equilibrium and Gothic to find out if it’s Cathedral or Paradise Lost in the top spot.
December 3, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Soilwork‘s new EP, A Whisp of the Atlantic, we caught up with guitarist David Andersson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
November 26, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s a live-record showdown between Judas Priest and Iron Maiden in the latest Fight Fire With Fire.
November 23, 2020 Chris Dick
Dark psych rock outfit Molassess (ex-The Devil’s Blood) dig into the vaults to list the Top 5 Records That Changed Their Lives.
November 12, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, Carnival of Killers, we caught up with Macabre guitarist/vocalist Corporate Death to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
October 22, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s the big Brazilian 1987 showdown with Sarcófago‘s I.N.R.I. vs. Sepultura‘s Schizophrenia.
October 15, 2020 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Living Sacrifice‘s 2000 groove-metal album The Hammering Process to give it the second chance it deserves.
October 5, 2020 Chris Dick
Oceans of Slumber frontwoman Cammie Gilbert offers wise words of empathy and unity as a woman of color in a white, male-dominated scene. She is a metalhead like all of us.
September 24, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s Hellhammer vs. Bathory in the ultimate 1984 battle of extremity.
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.