November 2, 2023 Justin Norton
In which we revisit Motörhead’s Another Perfect Day for its killer 40th anniversary reissue.
October 30, 2023 Justin Norton
Melissa’s legacy is legion. Join us as we look back on the 40th anniversary of Mercyful Fate‘s earth-shattering debut full-length album.
September 18, 2023 Neill Jameson
In which Neill Jameson stumps hard for Gorgoroth‘s re-recording of their mid-’90s black metal classic in the guise of Under the Sign of Hell 2011.
September 12, 2023 Justin Norton
In which we celebrate the strangest album in Black Sabbath’s career and the product of their strangest era. Happy 40th birthday, Born Again!
July 25, 2023 Justin Norton
Decibel looks back on Metallica‘s Kill ‘Em All, the album that helped birth thrash metal, launched a legendary career, on its 40th anniversary
May 25, 2023 Justin Norton
We stand up and shout to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Dio‘s heavy metal benchmark, Holy Diver.
February 28, 2023 Götz Vogelsang
Deathevokation frontman Götz Vogelsang preforms zombie ritual reviews of lost death metal classics in the latest edition of his semi-regular column Reborn in Blasphemy.
January 9, 2023 Emily Bellino
If you remember when these albums came out, it probably hurts to bang your head.
October 31, 2022 Chris Dick
Decibel lists the Top 10 Iron Maiden live albums. Which one is number 10? Heavy metal never met a better live band.
August 24, 2022 Gus Rio
Three years on from a suicide attempt, Left To Die drummer Gus Rios discusses living a childhood dream by performing with former Death members.
July 8, 2022 Neill Jameson
Krieg frontman and Decibel columnist Neill Jameson discusses the fall of Roe v. Wade and why no one is immune from its impact.
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 Emily 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.