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Decibel Presents Get Behind the Mask: An Online Gallery of Metal Musicians in Support of Public Health

July 10, 2020

In a concerted effort to break stigmas and stress its universal importance to metalheads worldwide, Decibel gathered over 140 musicians in support of wearing masks to help end the novel coronavirus and expedite the return of live extreme music.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Suicidal Tendencies’s “The Art of Rebellion”

July 7, 2020

In which Neill Jameson reconsiders Suicidal Tendencies‘s “mellow” 1992 downer The Art of Rebellion.

The Chains that Bind Us: Napalm Death’s ‘Harmony Corruption’ Turns 30

July 1, 2020

Napalm Death‘s Harmony Corruption turns 30 on July 1. And Shane Embury and Mitch Harris look back on three decades of a death/grind landmark.

Hear Necrot’s Re-recorded Demo Track “Into the Labyrinth” via the Decibel Flexi Series

June 30, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Necrot flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive demo re-recording available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Andrew Lee of Ripped to Shreds on Ending Racist Stereotypes Against Asians in Metal

June 29, 2020

Ripped to Shreds frontman Andrew Lee addresses the work that needs to be done in fighting dangerous stereotypes against Asians and Asian-Americans in underground metal.

Announcing the “Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Volume III” Book! Pre-Order NOW!

June 12, 2020

Our latest, limited edition webstore exclusive includes 25 more Hall of Fame stories from our revered monthly series of artist interviews on the making of their classic extreme music albums.

This Means War: Erik Rutan Looks Back on Morbid Angel’s “Domination”

June 11, 2020

Hate Eternal mainman Erik Rutan talks his Morbid Angel recording debut, Domination, as part of our Decibel Yearbook issue look back on 1995.

The Haunt of Harvey: Matt Harvey’s Top Five Horror Comics of All Time

June 4, 2020

To celebrate the release of the new Exhumed/Gruesome split 10-inch, Twisted Horror, we caught up with Matt Harvey to find out his top five horror comics of all time.

Interview: Flashback to 1995 with Monster Magnet’s Dave Wyndorf

June 3, 2020

Flashback to 1995 with Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf as he discusses Dopes to Infinity, stoner rock, nü-metal, and Martian sex.

Inside the Subterranean Watchtower: A Conversation with Damian Herring About ‘Reamping’

June 1, 2020

Many albums are ‘reamped,’ but what does that mean? Horrendous’ guitarist/vocalist and underground-renowned audio engineer Damian Herring explains the what, how and why of “reamping.”

Necrot To Release Re-recorded Demo Track “Into the Labyrinth” via the Decibel Flexi Series

May 29, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, June 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from death metal killers Necrot.

Fight Fire with Fire: ‘Human 2.0’ vs. ‘The Inalienable Dreamless’

May 28, 2020

It’s Nasum‘s Human 2.0 vs. Discordance Axis‘s The Inalienable Dreamless in the ultimate modern grindcore showdown.

Necrot Release “Stench of Decay,” Set ‘Mortal’ LP Release Date

May 27, 2020

Hear new Necrot jam “Stench of Decay” and get your pre-order on for Mortal, which will be released on August 28.

Rescheduled Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Dates Announced!

May 12, 2020

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has been officially rescheduled for April 9-10, 2021 at Fillmore Philly! Tickets for the original 2020 festival dates will automatically be valid for the new dates.

Pre-Order Napalm Death LP Reissues In an Exclusive Color From Decibel!

May 7, 2020

Four new four Napalm Death LPs—Smear Campaign, Time Waits for No Slave, Utilitarian and Apex Predator – Easy Meat—get the reissue treatment with an assist from Decibel.

Album Premiere: Göden – ‘Beyond Darkness’

May 4, 2020

Göden, featuring Winter members, prolongs misery, suffering, and pain on new album, Beyond Darkness. Streaming now in full only at Decibel!

Hear Graf Orlock’s New Two-Track Flexi Picture Disc EP

April 23, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Graf Orlock X-ray picture flexi disc single, featuring two exclusive new tracks written and recorded for the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Death Angel’s Will Carroll on His Coronavirus Battle: “They Seriously Thought I Was Going To Die”

April 13, 2020

Death Angel drummer Will Carroll shares his story for the first time with Decibel about how the his harrowing battle with COVID-19 changed his life.

Brian Posehn Interviews Jonny Z About Metallica, Megaforce and His New Book

April 9, 2020

Decibel Exclusive: The legendary Jonny Z Talks Metallica, Anthrax, Megaforce Records and his new book, as metalhead comedian Brian Posehn interrogates!

Napalm Death’s Shane Embury Debuts Ambient Project Dark Sky Burial

April 7, 2020

The ambient sounds of Dark Sky Burial are the latest essential musical works from the restless creative mind of Napalm Death’s Shane Embury.

Seregor’s (Carach Angren) Top 5 Horror Movies

April 6, 2020

Carach Angren frontman Seregor lists his five favorite horror movies. Give in to his unconventional picks and the monster that is new album, Franckensteina Strataemontanus.

Stay Indoors. Read Bloody More!

April 3, 2020

You’re not going anywhere for a while – and neither is Decibel – so now is a good time to dive into our books, back issues and subscription offers exclusive to the Decibel Store.

The Decibel DIY Guide to Metal & Beer Fest: Home Edition

March 31, 2020

Your official resource for home-delivery and curbside pickup options from the breweries, and the streaming options for the bands, labels and radio stations of the postponed Metal & Beer Fest: Philly.