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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.

Entombed A.D. to Release Exclusive New Piledriver Cover via Decibel Flexi Series!

September 19, 2019

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, September 30 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Swedish death dealers Entombed A.D.!

Full Album Stream: Crypt Sermon – ‘The Ruins of Fading Light’

September 3, 2019

Hear Crypt Sermon‘s four-years-in-the-making doom metal juggernaut The Ruins of Fading Light in full.

Opeth to Release Exclusive New Track “Cirkelns Riktnin” via Decibel Flexi Series!

August 23, 2019

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by September 4 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from legendary Swedes Opeth!

Hear Exclusive New Gatecreeper Song “Social Decay” Via Decibel Flexi Series

August 22, 2019

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

Peter Beste is Here to Defend the (Heavy Metal) Faith & Gift You a Hot New Black Magic Jam

August 14, 2019

Celebrated True Norwegian Black Metal music photographer Peter Beste talks battle vests, image capture, subculture, metal, and his related new book Defenders of the Faith.

Five Things Every Band Booking Their Own Tour Should Know, by Ben Ward of Orange Goblin

August 14, 2019

On the eve of his own U.S. tour, Orange Goblin frontman Ben Ward provides five pro tips that every band who is booking their own tour should practice.

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

August 9, 2019

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.

THE NOISY FRENCH: Inside the French Noise Rock Scene

August 8, 2019

We resurrect a previously unreleased Decibel trend piece from 2015 on the French Noise Rock scene.

Video Premiere: Cloak – ‘Tempter’s Call’

August 6, 2019

Watch the first video from the upcoming new album, The Burning Dawn, from Atlanta-based black ‘n’ roll crew Cloak.

FLASH SALE: Decibel Shirts Are Just $5 This Weekend ONLY!

August 2, 2019

Skip the mall – or wherever people shop in 2019 – and hit the Decibel webstore for a special back-to-school deal on Decibel shirts!

Hear Exhorder Perform Demo-Era Classic “Legions of Death” Via Decibel Flexi Series

July 29, 2019

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare Exhorder flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new live version of a demo-era classic via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!