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Album Stream: Bütcher – ‘666 Goats Carry My Chariot’

January 27, 2020

Belgians Bütcher rip into the tenets of speed metal on new album, 666 Goats Carry My Chariot. Full album stream at Decibel. Horns up!

Dying Fetus, Ringworm and Genocide Pact Announced for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer PRE-FEST

January 17, 2020

Get tickets NOW to see Dying Fetus, Ringworm and Genocide Pact demolish the Foundry in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 2 as part of the Metal & Beer Fest official PRE-FEST!

Here Are 60 Albums You May Have Missed in 2019

January 13, 2020

Because we’re only two weeks into 2020 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 60 more from 2019 to chew on.

Scott Taysom’s (Cloak) Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks

January 13, 2020

Cloak guitarist/vocalist Scott Taysom gets creepy with his Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks at Decibel. Relive the horrific repetition and moody atmospheres of winter’s cruel throes with us!

Limited Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles Merch Now Available!

January 10, 2020

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles 2019 merch, including official shirts, pints and beer steins, is now available in the Decibel store at discounted price.

Hear New Trappist Track “Growler in the Yard” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 7, 2020

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Trappist picture flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track written for the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Temple of Void to Release “Ravenous Eyes in the Distance” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 3, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, January 6 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from death-doom dealers Temple of Void.

Job Posting: Decibel Sales & Marketing Manager (Decibel events)

December 20, 2019

We’re hiring a Sales & Marketing Manager for Decibel events. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@decibelmagazine.com

‘Chopped’ in Half: Celebrity Chef Chris Santos Discusses Running a Record Label and His Culinary Career

December 18, 2019

Chopped judge Chris Santos talks heavy metal, Brian Slagel, Mayhem Fest and running his own record label, Blacklight Media.

DECIBEL’s “Under the Tree, Under the Wire” Subscription Special Available Until December 19!

December 18, 2019

We know you haven’t started holiday shopping yet, but Decibel has you covered. Order this special subscription by 4pm EST December 19 and we’ll send you our new issue in time for Christmas.

Video Premiere: Mitochondrial Sun “Celestial Animal”

December 16, 2019

Dark Tranquillity guitarist Niklas Sundin reinvents himself in electronic project Mitochondrial Sun. Decibel premieres new song “Celestial Animal” off Sundin’s Argonauta Records debut.

Rank & Defile: Nile’s Albums Ordered from Worst to Best

December 4, 2019

To celebrate the recent release of the USDM heroes’ latest album, Vile Nilotic Rites, we rank Nile‘s studio LP discography.

Cyber Monday Is Here: Get 20% Off EVERYTHING in the Decibel Store!

December 2, 2019

Save on EVERYTHING (subscriptions, exclusive books, shirts, back issues, limited edition special issues, posters, hoodies, pint glasses) in the Decibel store, today only!

Black Friday Blowout: Get TWO FREE Issues of Decibel!

November 29, 2019

Your friends Decibel refer to today’s annual homage to consumerism as “Extra-Black Friday.” But with two FREE issues of the magazine, we’re happy to brighten (or darken) the day for our metalhead brothers and sisters.

NOW AVAILABLE: The Top 100 Greatest Metal Albums of the Decade 2010-2019 Special Issue

November 19, 2019

We’ve dissected 10 years of records and combed through 120 issues of Decibel to deliver the definitive end-of-the-decade summary of extreme metal in this Decibel webstore exclusive!

SPOILER: Here Are Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2019

November 12, 2019

SPOILER! SPOILER! SPOILER! Don’t click here if you don’t want to see Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2019. Definitely click here if you love typing “NO [INSERT ALBUM HERE]? THIS LIST IS INVALID!”

Mayhem and Abbath Announced for 2020 Decibel Magazine Tour!

November 4, 2019

Tickets for the 2020 Decibel Magazine Tour go on sale Friday, November 8 at 10 AM local time. More acts to be announced in December!

Carcass to Release First New Song in Six Years Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

October 25, 2019

A brand new Carcass song, “Under the Scalpel Blade” is coming to the Decibel Flexi Series. You’ll need an active deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, November 4 at 12pm EST if you want one.

Hear Exclusive New Opeth Song “Cirkelns Riktning” Via Decibel Flexi Series

October 2, 2019

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Opeth flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Rank & Defile: Opeth’s Albums Ordered from Worst to Best

September 23, 2019

To celebrate this week’s release of the Swedish legends’ 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, we rank Opeth‘s incomparable studio LP discography.

Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums

September 23, 2019

Decibel lists the Top 5 Unsung Symphonic Black Metal Albums with Bishop of Hexen, Diabolical Masquerade, Anorexia Nervosa, Gehenna and SiriuS.