Heavy Meta

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 6: Extreme Closure

August 16, 2019

We conclude our mammoth “Heavy Meta” series with a look at the direct impact of Decibel‘s own review of a Winterfylleth album on the artist himself.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 5: The Penultimate Revenge!

August 2, 2019

In the fifth installment on our Heavy Meta series, metal journalists Jeff Wagner, Ula Gehret, Joseph Schafer, Daniel Lake and Adem Tepedelen return for another round of heavy metal record review questioning.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 4 (Voivod, Crowbar & Monstrance on Album Reviews)

July 19, 2019

In the fourth installment on our Heavy Meta series, Forrest Pitts examines album reviews from the artists’ perspective.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 3 (The Decibel Writer Roundtable)

June 21, 2019

In the latest installment of his Heavy Meta series, Forrest Pitts discusses the mechanics of the heavy metal record review with Decibel contributors Joseph Schafer, Daniel Lake and Adem Tepedelen.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 2 (With Barney Greenway)

June 7, 2019

Napalm Death frontman Barney Greenway discusses the mechanics and ethics of a heavy metal record review.

Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 1

May 31, 2019

Longtime metal journalists Jeff Wagner and Ula Gehret go deep on the mechanics of the heavy metal record review.