Exodus

Watch: Green Death — “I Am Eternal”

September 5, 2018

Green Death deliver a new level of dark thrash mastery via “I Am Eternal.”

Brewtal Truth: Dave Witte’s Food, Beer & Metal Life

February 21, 2018

Municipal Waste drummer Dave Witte dishes on all the dishes he’s whipping up at his Go Go Vegan food truck, as well as his latest beer and musical projects.

The Top Ten Metal Reunion Albums

February 9, 2018

Don’t call them comebacks. Call them the best reunion albums in metal history.

Video Premiere: Dust Bolt – ‘Mind the Gap’

September 5, 2017

Watch a new live video from Dust Bolt before they hit the road with Obituary and Exodus!

Ten Songs Inspired by Stephen King

September 4, 2017

This coming Friday, a new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic and massive horror novel ‘IT’ will be released in American cinemas. Will it be good? King does not have the best history with cinema. The beloved miniseries based upon the novel, starring Tim Curry as the shapeshifting clown monster Pennywise, does not hold up,…

SPOILER: Decibel Reveals the Greatest Metal Tour of All Time in Special Issue!

March 24, 2017

You can read the story behind the #1 entry in Decibel’s Top 100 Metal Tours of All Time Special Issue. For the other 99 tours, you’ll need copy of this limited edition Special Issue

That Tour Was Awesome: Ultimate Revenge Tour, Venom/Slayer/Exodus (1985)

February 22, 2017

As a special bonus to go along with our new Top 100 Metal Tours of All Time special issue, we rounded up members of Exodus, Slayer, and Venom to talk about 1985’s Ultimate Revenge Tour for our latest That Tour Was Awesome.

DEAD & BURIED TREASURES: HIDDEN TRACKS WORTH UNEARTHING

February 24, 2016

Where were you when you first unlocked an unlisted track after a long period of dubious silence as a record played possum? Or when you noticed an album creeping up to track 69, where Tool’s “Disgustipated” lurked at the edge of Undertow? If you were born after 1995, maybe never.

Interview: Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle

August 20, 2015

One of the best things about heavy metal is the sense of community it fosters: we’re all in this together because no one else fucking cares. So when an unexpected metalhead pops up in daily life, it’s always a cool feeling. Sometimes it’s that weird guy at work who never says a word to anyone but comes in one Friday wearing a Stargazer shirt…and sometimes it’s an MLB All-Star relief pitcher with more than 200 career strikeouts and a beard with its own zip code.

Bon Appetit, Bitch!: F.K.Ü. Counts Down Elm Street’s Sickest Kills

April 23, 2013

Swedish retro thrashers F.K.Ü. — i.e., Freddy Krueger’s Underwear — cite “80’s horror flicks and old copies of Metal Forces magazine” as the band’s primary inspiration, and the band has spent over a decade now backing up that claim, encapsulating odes to Maniac Cop, Hellraiser, C.H.U.D., Motel Hell, and a bevy of other seminal horror…

Dublin Death Patrol Deliver a Bay Area Beatdown

September 11, 2012

Like London, Ontario and Paris, Texas there’s a city in the California Bay Area with the same name as one of the great metropolises of the world. Yep, Dublin, CA was named after Ireland’s capital, but this East Bay suburb is probably best known in the metal world for being the hometown of some heavy…

STREAMING: Toxic Holocaust “Bitch”

June 13, 2011

1. hol·o·caust [hol-uh-kawst, hoh-luh-]“a great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire.” — Immortal’s Abbath Doom Occulta would disagree with this definition, especially the “fire” bit. His definition of “holocaust” is 100 years of winter followed by 100 years of brutal rule by the autocratic dictators of the frost-bitten kingdom of Blashyrkh. 2. tox·ic…

COVER ART: The Making of Abysmal Dawn’s “Leveling the Plane of Existence”

January 25, 2011

When Charles [Elliott; vocals/guitar] contacted me the only lyrics that was written was Leveling the Plane of Existence. It makes reference to us crawling out from the primordial ooze and is basically about wiping us from the planet so that everything starts from zero again.