September 21, 2017 Neill Jameson
Neill Jameson considers the importance of aesthetic and appearance in black metal in response to a controversial piece of album artwork.
September 18, 2017 Neill Jameson
Is there an offer that’s too good to be true from a record label in your otherwise empty inbox? Neill Jameson urges you to reconsider.
September 13, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko
Tom Gabriel Fischer, Ian Christe, Dayal Patterson and a host of authors and publisher discuss the rise of authoritative books in extreme metal.
September 11, 2017 Joseph Schafer
Thirty years ago, Big Black released their final opus, Songs About Fucking. We revisit what exactly made that last album so important.
August 31, 2017 Greg Pratt
Quantity isn’t quality. Here are five examples of how extreme metal is at its most potent when it doesn’t waste time.
August 28, 2017 Decibel Magazine
The Exhumed frontman addresses the recent Hells Headbangers controversy with a considered (if perhaps unpopular) response.
August 8, 2017 Joseph Schafer
We look at some of the best metal songs of all time… that have never been performed live.
August 1, 2017 J. Andrew Zalucky
Music journalism’s relationship to economic reality has always been shaky. Here are some ideas of where that relationship might need to go.
July 20, 2017 Neill Jameson
Mocking depression seems to still be fair game, even in today’s ultra-sensitive climate. Stop it.
November 18, 2016 Joseph Schafer
Music criticism, and the reviewing of musical pieces in general, is not obsolete. You’d be forgiven for thinking so, though.
July 26, 2016 Jesse Chase
Freedom of speech. Just watch what you say, Deströyer 666 and Metalsucks.
June 28, 2016 Jesse Chase
Our Neill Jameson thinks Metalsucks totally missed the point of Nails. Or maybe they’re just baiting you for clicks.
June 8, 2016 Neill Jameson
Pentagram‘s Bobby Libeling allegedly recently practiced poor judgement. But his management’s defense of his actions is even worse.
May 26, 2016 Albert Mudrian
Spend your summer interning at Decibel? Beats a real job, right?