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July 20, 2018

Catch up on all the latest and greatest stories about all of your favorite bands along with additional monthly vinyl flexis featuring exclusive tracks not available anywhere else!

FLASH SALE! All Decibel Back Issues 50% Off ($3.00) Through Sunday!

July 13, 2018

Over 100 back issues in the Decibel webstore are on sale now for just $3.00 each! Hurry, sale ends Sunday at midnight EST.

Full Album Stream: Firtan – “Okeanos”

July 9, 2018

Listen to German atmospheric black metallers Firtan’s stunning new album “Okeanos”.

Septic Tank to Release Exclusive New Track via Decibel Flexi Series!

July 5, 2018

Former and current members of Napalm Death, Repulsion and Cathedral are welcomed back to the Decibel Flexi Series. Be sure to get a deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, July 9th at 10am EST to get this exclusive single.

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: LOS ANGELES Announced, First Wave of Bands Revealed

June 25, 2018

Headliners include thrash legends Testament, who will play a special set of both their classic “The New Order” and “The Gathering” records in full, along with the Tom Gabriel Fischer-led Triptykon performing a special all-Celtic Frost set.

Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead at 54

June 23, 2018

Legendary drummer Vinnie Paul, best known for his work with Pantera, died yesterday at 54.

Interview: Nasum Celebrate 20th Anniversary of “Inhale/Exhale”

June 19, 2018

Nasum drummer Anders Jakobson discusses the grindcore legends’ debut full-length, Inhale/Exhale.

Track Premiere: Abhorrence ‘Anthem for the Anthropocene’

June 18, 2018

Reformed Finnish death metallers Abhorrence premiere new bruiser “Anthem for the Anthropocene.”

Take 10% OFF Everything in the Decibel Store! This Weekend ONLY!

June 15, 2018

Literally everything is on sale in Decibel store through Father’s Day So, while you’re cashing in on this sweet deal, be sure to tell your dad, “Thanks.”

Decibel Special Report: Online Bootlegging In Extreme Music

June 11, 2018

Cheap merchandise. Diminishing revenues for labels already under financial pressure. Death metal shower curtains and bar signs. Decibel‘s special report on how online bootlegging is hurting the extreme metal scene.

Ralph Santolla: 1969-2018

June 6, 2018

Ralph Santolla, who played guitar for numerous extreme metal legends, passed away on June 6.

Full Album Stream: Tomb Mold – “Manor of Infinite Forms”

June 4, 2018

Graveyard-dwelling death metal quartet Tomb Mold unleash their pulverizing new album, Manor of Infinite Forms.

That Tour Was Awesome: Pain Teens/Boredoms/Brutal Truth (1993)

May 31, 2018

Experimental noise rock met left-field grind and the one and only Boredoms during a legendary tour in 1993 when Pain Teens, Brutal Truth, and the Japanese noise legends hit the road together.

Possessed to Release Exclusive New Track via Decibel Flexi Series!

May 31, 2018

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, June 3 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Possessed flexi disc!

Full Album Stream: Slapshot — “Make America Hate Again”

May 30, 2018

Boston hardcore legends Slapshot are back with a brand new full-length — and we’ve got the whole damn thing right here.

No Corporate Beer: Creamsicle

May 30, 2018

In which we have some sugar poured on us, or at least, in our DIPA.

Save 30% This Weekend with Decibel’s Memorial Day Merch Sale!

May 25, 2018

This weekend only, save 30% on all Decibel shirts, hoodies, pint glasses and flexi boxes in our web store.

Watch: The Six Most Metal Breweries at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

May 22, 2018

The Six Most Metal Breweries attended the second annual Decibel Metal & Beer Fest last month, and crafted this extensive video recap.

Punk Lifers D.O.A. Celebrate 40 Years of Fighting Back with New Album

May 21, 2018

We caught up with punk rocker and mayoral candidate Joey “Shithead” Keithley to talk D.O.A.’s 17th studio album, 40th anniversary tour, and much more.

Our Top 100 Doom Metal Albums of All Time Issue is Back in Stock!

May 18, 2018

Sold out since December 2015! Decibel recently acquired a few copies from a distributor — get one while you can!