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Dimmu Borgir’s “Death Cult Armageddon” Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

February 6, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Dimmu Borgir’s mainstream metal breakthrough crashes the Decibel Hall of Fame this month.

Q&A: East Bay Ray (Dead Kennedys) on Trump, The Internet And His Revolutionary Guitar Sound

November 21, 2016 Justin Norton

Dead Kennedys guitarist East Bay Ray sat down for a rare interview with Decibel and discussed Trump, his inimitable guitar style and how the Internet breeds fascism. 

Get this Limited KREATOR Flexi Disc When You Subscribe to Decibel!

November 18, 2016 Albert Mudrian

It will be a pleasure to spin the next installment of the Decibel Flexi Series. But if you want this ultra-limited Kreator vinyl, you’d need to subscribe NOW. 

Satan’s Little Helpers: An Oral History of The Electric Hellfire Club

October 31, 2016 Justin Norton

Happy Halloween! Get in the spirit with an exhaustive Decibel oral history of The Electric Hellfire Club, the innovative 90s band that blended metal, industrial music, and Satanism. Burn, baby, burn!  

Superjoint’s Phil Anselmo’s First Longform Interview Since Dimebash

October 17, 2016 J. Bennett

No stranger to controversy, metal icon Phil Anselmo is still feeling the fallout from January’s Dimebash. On the eve of the release of the new Superjoint album, Decibel asks is he actually a racist?

 

Asphyx’s “Incoming Death” Strikes Today!

September 30, 2016 James Lewis

Embrace the death on the rack the brutal way on wings of inferno as… oh you get where we’re going with this. 

Book to Film to Crushing Death Metal Song to Intense Video: Hideous Divinity Premiere

May 3, 2016 James Lewis

Yes, that’s a music video of the title track of an album with the same name as a full-length film rendition of a novel. And Hideous Divinity‘s is no less complex in practice, so go ahead and press play for some brain food (/and bludgeoning).

Exclusive: Put Your Fist Through the Wall with this Nails Video Premiere (and Album Announcement!)

April 15, 2016 James Lewis

“This video shows what we are, doing what we do in this band. No pretense, no overblown image, no bullshit, no gimmicks, no artificial/cheap attention grab. This video IS NAILS.”

Exclusive Video Debut: Babymetal Premiere for Release Day of “Metal Resistance”

April 1, 2016 Jesse Chase

Whether you think they’re the best or worst thing to happen to extreme metal in years, you can’t miss this premiere for an album that’s sure to end up on many top 40 lists at the end of the year. 

Song Debut: Mirrors for Psychic Warfare, the New Project from Scott Kelly and Sanford Parker

March 31, 2016 James Lewis

“Oracles Hex” bewitches, entrances, and predicts a haunting full-length. 

Exclusive Song Premiere: Space Out with Mithras

March 7, 2016 James Lewis

Get out past the stratosphere with a new track from the upcoming On Strange Loops.

Life After Last Days: The Deciblog Interview With Bobby Liebling

March 5, 2014 Justin Norton

The hard road of Pentagram frontman Bobby Liebling, who has fought the real demons of addiction for decades, was well chronicled in the documentary Last Days Here as well as J. Bennett’s May 2011 cover story. While the film had a happy ending everyone knows that after the credits roll life continues. Hollywood doesn’t like…

EXCLUSIVE: New Cryptopsy track “The Golden Square Mile”

August 22, 2012 Justin Norton

We’re always stoked to get new material from one of the members of our storied Hall Of Fame. Decibel has received an exclusive sneak peek at the new Cryptopsy song “The Golden Square Mile,” from their forthcoming self-titled, self-released LP (due September 14). Cryptopsy also gave us a little more information about the song, which…

Exclusive Premiere: New Bible of the Devil track!

May 8, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

Unlike some of our previous “premieres,” this one is timed just perfectly. Chicago trad-metal quartet, Bible of the Devil, will be releasing their sixth full-length album, For The Love Of Thugs And Fools, today, May, 8 via Cruz Del Sur Music. It’s their first full-length, since 2008’s Freedom Metal and it’s just the kind of…

Exclusive Preview: Pentagram’s “When The Screams Come” DVD

August 15, 2011 Jeanne Fury

You’d think that a band with 40 years under its belt would have figured out the whole commercialism part of the music business by now. Some of the more enterprising elder statesmen have given up on marketing their music — Marky Ramone has his own brand of pasta sauce, and Stephen Pearcy is hawking hot…

Exclusive Free Downloads: Hank3 Has a Cow

July 11, 2011 Jeanne Fury

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s not every day that the Deciblog introduces you to a whole new genre of extreme music. But today is special. Today, we bring you a new breed of ferocity.

Exclusive: Agoraphobic Nosebleed- “Miscommunication” and “As Bad As It Is…”

March 31, 2011 Shane Mehling

Now no one is disagreeing that Despise You being back together is fucking awesome. And the chance to hear their first new tracks of drive-by power violence in almost ten years is going to be fucking awesome. But honestly, the real treat for me is the Agoraphobic Nosebleed side. Yes, the And On And On……

Exclusive: Lecherous Gaze- “Sold”

March 2, 2011 Shane Mehling

Are you drunk? Because Lecherous Gaze probably are. From the whiskey-flavored ashes of Annihilation Time come this group of party rockers that seem to be equally inspired by Thin Lizzy, the Misfits, six foot bongs, wizard staffs and music that sounds best cranked in the garage. Their four track EP is out on March 29th…

Exclusive: Woods of Ypres- “I Was Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery”

February 3, 2011 Shane Mehling

March 22nd is the due date for Woods IV: The Green Album, the Woods of Ypres’ reissue that is more akin to a tectonic plate shift than a record release. And we now have a clip for one of the band’s heart-trampling creations. A combination of piano balladry and unyielding doom, the track has us…