Heavy Metal

Video Premiere: Mawiza – Mapuche Ül Metal Documentary

February 2, 2023

Mapuche nation metalheads Mawiza share how their music strengthens ancestral bonds in this inspiring short documentary.

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer PRE-FEST Philly Tickets ON SALE NOW!

January 13, 2023

Tickets are ON SALE NOW for Decibel‘s Metal & Beer Fest official PRE-FEST featuring Satan, Night Demon, Haunt and Sonja on April 13 in Philly.

SATAN Headlines the Metal & Beer PRE-FEST 2023 With Support From NIGHT DEMON, HAUNT and SONJA!

January 9, 2023

Tickets are on sale Friday, January 13 at 10am ET for Decibel‘s Metal & Beer PRE-FEST featuring Satan, Night Demon, Haunt and Sonja on April 13.

Q&A: SONJA’s Melissa Moore on the Journey To ‘Loud Arriver’

January 4, 2023

Melissa Moore, the architect of Decibel‘s #3 album of 2022, on her long road from goregrind and black metal to heavy metal nirvana.

Video Premiere: Spiral Skies – “Into the Night”

December 22, 2022

Swedish psych metal quintet Spiral Skies close out the ridiculous season with a ‘Boogie Nights’-meets-‘Eyes Wide Shut’ video for “Into the Night”

Saber Drummer Loses Home in Fire, GoFundMe Launched

October 24, 2022

Saber drummer Jesus Delgado lost his home to a fire last week. Friends and bandmates have launched a GoFundMe to help the drummer and his family get back on their feet.

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

July 25, 2022

Hear and acquire this Night Demon disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

EXCLUSIVE: Pre-Order SUMERLANDS’ New LP ‘Dreamkiller’ on Decibel’s Exclusive Vinyl Color RIGHT NOW!

July 19, 2022

The Decibel exclusive edition of Dreamkiller is on vibrant Bluejay-colored vinyl is limited to just 100 copies but is available for pre-order now!

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!