India

Full Album Stream: Eternal Returns — “Reprieved to Totality”

November 11, 2020

Thane-based death thrashers Eternal Returns dive into their five dynamic, serpentine, ultra-catchy tracks to give you a window into how an Indian farmer may have felt 65 years ago.

Track Premiere: Eternal Returns — “Dreaded Chains of Obscurity”

March 11, 2020

Get your life-birth-death metal liberation on with this fiery Prometheus-themed track courtesy Thane, India’s Eternal Returns.

Video Premiere: KillKount — ‘Memento Mori’

February 26, 2020

India’s metal and hardcore scenes are thriving. With their powerful debut full-length, brutal tech-death outfit KillKount are primed to take it to the next level.

Full EP Stream: Kapala – “Termination Apex”

June 18, 2019

Bengali black death trio Kapala return with a new EP of pure aural antagonism. Check out Termination Apex now!

Track Premiere: Dark Helm – ‘Obey’

December 11, 2018

Hear a new song from Indian progressive groove metal crew Dark Helm now.

Track Premiere: Godless – ‘From Beyond’

August 27, 2018

India’s Godless unleash tech death “From Beyond” on new EP Swarm.

Track Premiere: Tetragrammacide – ‘Hyperspatial Mandala of Intuitive Latencies / Prognosticators of Transyuggothian Metareasoning’

September 12, 2017

An exclusive preview of the first two tracks from one of, if not the most extreme record of the year. If you’ve not heard them before, proceed with caution. West Bengal’s Tetragrammacide will liquefy your brain.

Heathen Beast Rise (and Fall)

August 2, 2016

Whatever trajectory Heathen Beast were on seems to have led them to self-destruct, and whether that is permanent or simply a momentary lapse is unclear.  Before they broke up, however, they left us with twelve impressive diatribes and responses to the following questions.

Have You Heard Heathen Beast?

November 10, 2015

At Decibel, we’re always on the lookout for hot new blood or more Iron Maiden, and Indian black metal blasphemers Heathen Beast sate our desire for the former quite well.

Metal India: An Interview With Demonstealer Records

September 4, 2013

Metal has always been a global phenomenon. However, one of the communities we don’t hear too much about outside of some fine work by filmmaker Sam Dunn is India. Decibel wanted to get a closer look at what’s going on in India and how globalization and cultural shifts are shaping metal music there. We had…