Heavy Metal

Night Demon To Release Exclusive Single, “The Last Day,” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

June 30, 2022

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Tuesday July 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from American heavy metal powerhouse Night Demon.

Full Album Premiere: Animalize – ‘Meat We’re Made of’

June 27, 2022

French heavy metallers Animalize lick it up on new album Meat We’re Made Of. Full album stream in chainsaws, spandex and chiffon only at Decibel!

Q&A: NITE Guitarist/Vocalist Van Labrakis Heavies Blackened Metal

May 2, 2022

Decibel summons NITE guitarist/Vocalist Van Labrakis to discuss his band’s newest album Voices of the Kronian Moon (Season of Mist). Gallop into the black…

Track Premiere: Molten Chains – “Communion”

March 28, 2022

Viennese unholy heavy metal trio Molten Chains offer “Communion,” the latest single from their forthcoming new album, Orisons of Vengeance.

Swedish Metal Squad BOMBER Combine Maiden and Lep Influences with “Black Pants Magic” on Their Killer Debut

March 25, 2022

With Def Leppard style hooks, Judas Priest anthemics and Maiden/Lizzy-esque guitar harmonies, Bomber’s debut is exactly what we need after two years of pandemic doom and gloom

Evil Invaders Frontman Joe Kept Up All Night On New Album

March 14, 2022

Decibel invites Belgium-based extreme heavy metallers Evil Invaders to reveal what went into new album Shattering Reflection.

Track Premiere: Old Spirit “Snow Leopard”

February 28, 2022

Multi-instrumentalist Jason Hartman (Vanishing Kids, Night Eyez, Jex Thoth) weirds out heavily in Old Spirit. Streaming “Snow Leopard” now!

Full Album Premiere: Venator – ‘Echoes from the Gutter’

February 21, 2022

Austrian heavy metallers Venator stream new steel-studded album Echoes From the Gutter out soon on Dying Victims Productions.

Dan Swanö on STEEL, the Short-Lived Supergroup With Members of Opeth and Edge of Sanity

February 16, 2022

Producer legend Dan Swanö tells the story of Steel, the obscure heavy metal supergroup he formed with Opeth members during the recording of their Morningrise LP.

NITE’s Top 5 Sci-fi Films

February 7, 2022

San Francisco-based blackened heavy metal outfit NITE list their Top 5 movies. New album, Voices of the Kronian Moon, out March 25th on Season of Mist.

Video Premiere: Night Cobra – “The Neuromancer’s Curse”

January 13, 2022

Check out the NES-style 8-bit animation of Night Cobra‘s music video “The Neuromacers Curse.”

Video Premiere: Gauntlet Rule “Dying for My Dreams” feat. Blaze Bayley

January 10, 2022

Swedish heavy metal upstarts Gauntlet Rule, featuring members of Paganizer, Assassin’s Blade and Loch Vostok, stream new track “Dying for My Dreams,” featuring Blaze Bayley. Up the old-school irons!

Interview: Christian Larson Talks Necrofier, Night Cobra and Hell’s Heroes IV

November 29, 2021

Houston promoter and musician Christian Larson discusses new records from Necrofier and Night Cobra, plus the fourth edition of his Hell’s Heroes festival.

Full Album Premiere: Cherokee – ‘Blood & Gold’

November 15, 2021

Germany-based hard rockers smoke out nostalgia with their debut full-length, Blood & Gold. Streaming only at Decibel!

Pre-Order Doom Wizards KHEMMIS New Album ‘Deceiver’ On Decibel Exclusive Colored Vinyl NOW!

September 10, 2021

This gorgeous, 140-gram sea blue & olive green swirl vinyl is limited to 300 worldwide and is available for pre-order only via the Decibel webstore.

Full Album Stream: MEHENET Ng’ambu

September 9, 2021

Listen to an exclusive stream of Ng’ambu and pick up a copy of it now ahead of its release this Friday through Gilead Media.

Introducing: Vision Master

August 27, 2021

Pacific Northwest metal duo Vision Master are here to rock with an analog heavy metal adventure. Check out this full stream of their debut EP Orb plus an interview with the band.

Track Premiere: Necrosexual – “Screamin’ for the Steamin’ Demon Semen”

August 24, 2021

The horniest dude in facepaint returns with Seeds of Seduction, the new EP of raunchy crossover madness!

Full Album Stream: Craven Idol – “Forked Tongues”

July 21, 2021

Craven Idol‘s third album, Forked Tongues is the old-school extreme metal album you need.

Full Album Stream: Psychic Hit – “Solutio”

July 7, 2021

You don’t have to be an alchemist to enjoy this new release from Oakland hard rockers Psychic Hit.

Eternal Champion Announce Return Show July 9 in Austin, TX

June 21, 2021

Old-school heavy metal heroes — and creators of Decibel‘s 2020 Album of the Year runner up, Ravening IronEternal Champion will return to the stage on July 9 in Austin.

Track Premiere: Malison – ‘Reborn’

June 11, 2021

Malison are reborn on their sophomore album, Death’s Embrace.

Track Premiere: Yautja – “The Spectacle”

April 20, 2021

Listen to an exclusive stream from Nashville noisemongers Yautja and watch the official music video of “The Spectacle” now. Then pre-order The Lurch from Relapse Records ahead of its release on May 21.