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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.

Graf Orlock to Release X-ray Picture Disc of New Material Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 27, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 30 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from heavy cinema grind heroes Graf Orlock.

Resurrecting the Dragon: The Forgotten Gems of Late Era Dio

March 25, 2020

Ten years after his untimely death, the late era Ronnie James Dio albums are finally getting a bit of respect — and the deluxe reissue treatment. Here’s your roadmap.

Bandcamp Waives Fees for 24 Hours: A Decibel Buyer’s Guide

March 20, 2020

Bandcamp is waiving their cut of all purchases made on Friday, March 20 to support creatives affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Decibel staff provides a few suggestions for your purchasing pleasure.

Visual Violence: Trailblazing Director Drew Stone on his Crucial, Scene-Defining Music Videos

March 18, 2020

Meet director Drew Stone, the visionary filmmaker who helped hardcore claw its way out of the underground in the early ’90s.

An Asshole’s Guide to Surviving the Musical Apocalypse

March 16, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global economy by the hour. There are few certainties, but Krieg’s Neill Jameson offers some ways to help your favorite artists in the metal scene.

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Concerns

March 12, 2020

We will share the rescheduled festival date information as soon as we have it. Purchased tickets will be honored. Thanks for your understanding and support.

Decibel Magazine Tour Cancelled Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Concerns

March 12, 2020

For ticket refunds, please inquire at point of purchase. Thanks for your understanding and support of Mayhem, Abbath, Gatecreeper, Idle Hands and Decibel.

Looking Back on 25 Years of the ‘Nordic Metal: A Tribute To Euronymous’ Compilation with Typhon

March 10, 2020

On the eve of the Mayhem-headlined Decibel Magazine Tour, Necropolis’ founder provides an in-depth interview on the greatest black metal comp ever, Nordic Metal: A Tribute To Euronymous.

Deathwhite’s Five Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh

March 9, 2020

Pittsburgh-based melodic doom act Deathwhite reveal the Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Pittsburgh. New album, Grave Image, is out now on Season of Mist.

FLASH SALE: All Decibel Back Issues Are Just $3! THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

March 6, 2020

Over 100 back issues in the Decibel webstore are on sale now for just $3.00 each! Many of them down to the last copies. Hurry, sale ends Sunday at midnight EST.

Hear Exclusive New Satan Song “Twelve Infernal Lords” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 4, 2020

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

Cirith Ungol to Release Exclusive Song “Brutish Manchild” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

February 27, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 2 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from heavy doom metal legends Cirith Ungol.

Track Premiere: Enepsigos ‘Confess’

February 24, 2020

Norwegian black metallers Enepsigos summon new track, “Confess,” from the bottom of the pit of Hell. Decibel bravely streams “Confess” as the world burns in response.

Who’s That Girl?: The Making of Converge’s “Jane Doe”

February 18, 2020

Read the making of Converge‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Jane Doe before the metallic hardcore legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on April 4.

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

February 7, 2020

Decibel‘s Bloody Valentine’s Day Sale starts NOW, but it ends Monday at 12pm EST, so bust a move.

Exploring Synths: Vol. II with Neill Jameson

February 5, 2020

Krieg‘s frontman takes a deeper look at dungeon synth off-shoots, Christmas synth, comfy synth… uh, dino synth and… um… plant synth?

Satan to Release New Song “Twelve Infernal Lords” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 31, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, Feb 3 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single featuring a brand new song from NWOBHM heroes Satan!

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.