Hardcore

Converge Grace the Cover of the December Decibel

October 19, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Decibel faves Converge make their SIXTH cover appearance. Get new the issue (or all six in a discount bundle) here!

Track Premiere: Child Bite – ‘The Will to Disappear’

October 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Detroit noise rockers Child Bite are in the middle of a brief run of tour dates with Housecore labelmates Superjoint while also preparing to bring the noise with Unsane in December, but they’re still putting out new music. The group have a new split with Minneapolis’ STNNNG coming out on Forge Again Records, so Decibel is streaming new Child Bite…

Metal & Beer: Trappist’s Chris Dodge Goes Full Barbarian

October 4, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

Chris Dodge and his Trappist bandmates get primal in their new metal-and-beer podcast series, “Hour of the Barbarian.”

Track Premiere: Kublai Khan – ‘B.C.’

September 28, 2017 Vince Bellino

Watch a new video from metalcore bruisers Kublai Khan now!

Track Premiere & Interview: Sharptooth – ‘F*ck You Donald Trump’

September 27, 2017 Vince Bellino

Explosive hardcore outfit Sharptooth have recently signed to Pure Noise Records. Listen to a new song and read a new interview now!

Track Premiere: Zao – ‘The Host Has Bared Its Teeth’

September 25, 2017 Vince Bellino

Metalcore legends Zao sense danger on new song “The Host Has Bared Its Teeth.”

Cannibal Corpse Defile the Cover of the November Decibel

September 21, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Advance copies of Decibel issue #157 are available now in LIMITED quantities!

Label Spotlight: WAR Records

September 18, 2017 Vince Bellino

Get to know WAR Records, run by Strife guitarist Andrew Kline.

Track Premiere: Shadow of Doubt – ‘No Mercy’

September 8, 2017 Vince Bellino

Watch a new video from Texas hardcore group Shadow of Doubt now!

Video Premiere: Left Behind – ‘Tough Love’

September 5, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the first single from Left Behind‘s new record, Blessed by the Burn now!

Track Premiere: Children of Terror – ‘(((Patah)))’

September 1, 2017 Vince Bellino

Indonesian hardcore outfit Children of Terror take a diverse host of influences and combine them with a metallic hardcore sound.

Track Premiere: Counterparts – ‘Swim Beneath My Skin’

September 1, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from Canadian melodic hardcore outfit Counterparts now!

All Out War Record Exclusive New Song for Decibel Flexi Series!

August 31, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Get an active deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, September 4 at 10 AM EST and our 83rd entry into the ever-expanding Decibel Flexi Series is yours. Miss it and be condemned to suffer without it.

10 Essential Trap Them Songs

August 28, 2017 Joseph Schafer

In the wake of the announcement of Trap Them‘s final shows, we consider ten essential tracks from the metallic hardcore outfit.

Full EP Stream – Vatican – “Ache of Eternity”

August 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the flattening new EP from hardcore heavyweights Vatican NOW before its release on Friday.

Track Premiere: God Mother – ‘Tar Mirror’

August 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

God Mother are as exhilarating as they are aggressive. Listen to a new song from their Party Smasher Inc. debut now!

Conflict is Inevitable: An Interview with Moral Void

August 10, 2017 Neill Jameson

Unhinged blackened hardcore trio Moral Void have an explosive debut record with Deprive. Delve further into the madness.

Track Premiere: Burn “Dead Identity”

August 9, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Check out a new track from reactivated NYHC legends Burn.

All Out War

August 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Metallic hardcore heroes All Out War are this week’s Best New Noise.

Still Screaming After Thirty-Six Years: An Interview with Raw Power

August 3, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

A couple months ago, with an almost devil-may-care, casual shoulder shrug, one of my all-time favourite bands in the history of forever, Italian hardcore legends Raw Power, quietly released their new album. We caught up with vocalist Mauro Codeluppi to discuss growing old, not giving a shit and the time they played with G’N’R.

Integrity

July 31, 2017 Michael Wohlberg

Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume
Consistency is the Devil
dB rating: 8/10

Full EP Stream: Atonement Theory – “Illumination”

July 26, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the new album from Atonement Theory, featuring Harm’s Way’s Jay Jancetic.

Track Premiere: OLDBONES – ‘Followed With a Swarm’

July 25, 2017 Vince Bellino

Ex-A Life Once Lost frontman Bob Meadows has been busy as of late. When he’s not laying down groove metal with Mind Power, he’s unleashing furious, grinding metal with OLDBONES. Their latest offering, “Followed With A Swarm” is a fast, angry song. “The song ‘Followed With A Swarm’ touches on a relationship that no longer exists,” Meadows says. “Lyrically, the…

Streaming: High Priest Kill Your Buzz with “Grail Sludge”

July 19, 2017 Sean Frasier

Virginian pit-stirrers High Priest blast out hardcore/grind extinction sermons on their ferocious Grail Sludge EP.

Label Spotlight: Tripsquad Records

July 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

Introducing: Tripsquad Records, plus track premieres from Full Scale Riot and Huge.

Pro-Pain Frontman Injured In Robbery, GoFundMe Started To Cover Medical Expenses

July 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

Pro-Pain frontman Gary Meskil was injured last week in Belgium, where he was the victim of a robbery and attempted murder.

Video Premiere: Get the Shot – ‘Hellbringer’

July 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Check out the new lyric video from metallic hardcore outfit Get the Shot.

Full Album Stream: River Black – ‘River Black’

July 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the new record from River Black, featuring members of Municipal Waste and Revocation.

5 Great Live Roadburn Albums

June 30, 2017 Vince Bellino

ConvergeGodfleshNeurosis and more have immortalized their Roadburn performances as live albums.