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LOW STOCK ALERT: Limited Edition Decibel Vinyl Nearly Sold Out!

May 7, 2021

Our latest exclusive Decibel vinyl color variants of the new At the Gates and Amenra LPs will sell out in pre-order, so make your move to pick up these limited LPs now!

EXCLUSIVE Amenra – ‘De Doorn’ LP Color! Pre-Orders Available NOW!

May 5, 2021

Decibel‘s exclusive color of the new LP from Belgian post-doom collective Amenra is the most limited pressing of this album at only 200 copies.

Decibel’s EXCLUSIVE At the Gates ‘The Nightmare of Being’ LP Color Pre-Order Is Available NOW!

April 30, 2021

Decibel brings you this exclusive tan vinyl color LP of At the Gates‘s The Nightmare of Being. Limited to 300 worldwide, so get yours pre-ordered before they sell out!

The U.S. Version of ‘Rotting Ways to Misery: The History of Finnish Death Metal’ NOW In Stock!

April 28, 2021

Rotting Ways to Misery: The History of Finnish Death Metal has been completely redesigned and edited for a North American release through Decibel Books and is finally in stock and shipping now.

Fuming Mouth To Release New Song “Devolve,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

April 23, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, May 3 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from crusty death metal upstarts Fuming Mouth.

Metal Blade Records Announces ‘Metal Massacre XV’ Compilation Curated by Decibel’s Albert Mudrian. LP Pre-Order Available!

April 20, 2021

Metal Blade’s 15th installment — and first since 2016 — of their legendary Metal Massacre compilation series features new and exclusive recordings from Midnight, Ripped to Shreds, Many Suffer and more.

Decibel’s Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Metal Flexi Collector’s Box Pre-Order Available

April 9, 2021

Get the heaviest box to celebrate 10 years of the world’s heaviest flexi series! Our all-metal Decibel Flexi Series Limited Edition Collector’s Box is here and it’s limited to 200 copies!

Health Awaits: Cro-Mags’ Harley Flanagan on Being In the Best Shape of His Life at 54

April 7, 2021

Welcome to Health Awaits, a new Decibel column devoted to fitness. For this first installment, we speak with Harley Flanagan of hardcore punk pioneers Cro-Mags.

Converge Contribute an Exclusive Track to the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, April 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from the legendary Converge.

Earth Crisis Premiere “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

March 24, 2021

Hear and acquire this Earth Crisis flexi disc single, featuring a brand new recording, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Decibel Exclusive CANNIBAL CORPSE Color LP Available Now for Pre-Order!

March 16, 2021

Decibel brings you this exclusive Coke Bottle Swamp Green vinyl color LP of Cannibal Corpse‘s Violence Unimagined. Limited to 300 worldwide, so get yours pre-ordered now.  

Decibel’s 200th Issue Show Extremely Ex-Stream Line-Up Announced!

March 12, 2021

North America’s only monthly metal magazine celebrates 200 issues via a FREE streaming event featuring new and exclusive sets from Midnight, Khemmis, Full of Hell, Horrendous and Wake.

Pre-Order the U.S. Edition of ‘ROTTING WAYS TO MISERY: The History of Finnish Death Metal’ Now!

March 5, 2021

Rotting Ways to Misery: The History of Finnish Death Metal has been completely redesigned and edited for a North American release through Decibel Books. Pre-order your copy today!

Celestial Season Premiere New Track, “Black Water Mirrors,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

March 3, 2021

Hear and acquire this Celestial Season flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Peaceville Founder Paul “Hammy” Halmshaw Terminally Ill, JustGiving Campaign Launched

March 2, 2021

Legendary Peaceville founder Hammy diagnosed with hereditary dilated cardiomyopathy. Here’s how you can help.

Earth Crisis To Release “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

February 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from straight edge hardcore heroes Earth Crisis.

Watch Members of Napalm Death, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Child Bite & Yakuza Cover Cardiacs

February 25, 2021

Dan “Chewy” Mongrain, Dave Witte, Shane Embury, Bruce Lamont, Christian Doble and a host of other metal and punk luminaries pay tribute to the Cardiacs‘ “Tarred and Feathered” with an assist from bassist Jim Smith!

Requiem Metal Podcast Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Neurosis’ ‘Through Silver in Blood’ With Four-Part Series

February 22, 2021

Veteran metal podcasters Jason Hundey and Mark Rudolph record a 10-hour, guest-filled deep dive into Neurosis‘ game-changing 1996 record Through Silver in Blood.

Decibel’s Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums

February 15, 2021

Decibel bestows wisdom in our latest Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums, featuring Kaon, Lumnos, Mesarthim, Offenbarung and Darkspace. Revolutions in celestial death are infinite.

Acclaimed Extreme Metal Artist Justin Bartlett Diagnosed With Cancer, GoFundMe Established

February 10, 2021

Extreme metal artist, and friend of Decibel, Justin Bartlett has stage 4 colorectal cancer. Here’s how you can help.

Slayer, Maiden & Metallica: Buzz Osborne Remembers 1983

February 10, 2021

The Melvins will unleash their new record, Working With God on February 26. It’s the second album from the Melvins 1983 lineup, so we wind back the clock with King Buzzo.

Valentine’s Day Subscription Special: Get Two Free Issues of Decibel: This Weekend Only!

February 5, 2021

Decibel‘s Bloody Valentine’s Day Sale starts NOW, but it ends Monday at 12pm EST, so bust a move if you want TWO FREE ISSUES!

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School: Metal Musicians Reveal Their High School Bands: Part 2

February 3, 2021

Members of Eyehategod, Darkest Hour, KEN mode, Possessed and more discuss the humble beginnings of their first high school bands.

Celestial Season To Release New Song “Black Water Mirrors,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

January 29, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, February 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Dutch death/doom kings Celestial Season.

Here Are 35 Great Metal Albums You May Have Missed in 2020

January 27, 2021

Because we’re not even a full month into 2021 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 35 more from 2020 to chew on.

The Crown Premiere New Track “Driven to Disaster” Via Decibel Flexi Series

January 26, 2021

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare The Crown flexi disc single, featuring a brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

UPDATE: Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Has Been Rescheduled

January 22, 2021

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has been officially rescheduled for September 25-26, 2021 at Fillmore Philly. Tickets for the original 2020 festival dates will automatically be valid for the new dates.