industrial

Full EP Stream: Harm’s Way – “PSTHMN”

April 19, 2019

Harm’s Way reimagine songs from Posthuman by way of JK Broadrick, Andrew Nolan and Sanford Parker.

Track Premiere: Ungraven – “Aggro Master”

February 13, 2019

Conan mastermind Jon Davis explores a blackened industrial wasteland in his Ungraven debut’s new single “Aggro Master.”

Full Album Stream: Yerûśelem – ‘The Sublime’

January 30, 2019

The members of Blut Aus Nord convene as Yerûśelem to give the world The Sublime.

For Those About to Squawk: Author & Punisher, Deadbird, Mutilated by Zombies

September 28, 2018

Our resident birdbrains pecks on new titles from Deadbird, Mutilated by Zombies and Author & Punisher.

Full EP Stream: Worst Ones – ‘Is It Worth It?’

September 13, 2018

Worst Ones delve into heavy sludge, goth, industrial, alternative and more on new EP Is It Worth It?

Track Premiere: Street Sects — “Still Between Lovers”

September 12, 2018

Street Sects may wear their brutal early industrial influences on their sleeve, but “Still Between Lovers” is here to break your heart as well as pummel your eardrums.

5 Great Live Roadburn Albums

June 30, 2017

ConvergeGodfleshNeurosis and more have immortalized their Roadburn performances as live albums.

Track Premiere: Anima Nostra – ‘Composition For The Shadow Self’

June 5, 2017

Anima Nostra conjure brooding, suffocating industrial doom on “Composition For The Shadow Self.”

Death in the Machine: Miserist full album stream

February 8, 2017

Australian experimental death/industrial amalgamation Miserist is primed to unleash calculated and cold destruction with their self-titled debut.

Satan’s Little Helpers: An Oral History of The Electric Hellfire Club

October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! Get in the spirit with an exhaustive Decibel oral history of The Electric Hellfire Club, the innovative 90s band that blended metal, industrial music, and Satanism. Burn, baby, burn!  

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Ministry’s With Sympathy

July 24, 2015

While derided by Al Jourgensen and some fans With Sympathy contains some of Al’s most iconic songs and tips the hat to what followed in his still evolving career.

Author & Punisher

July 7, 2015

Melk En Honing
Drinking and driven
dB Rating: 8/10

Fear Factory – “Demanufacture”

May 28, 2015

Even the title of the album suggests an act of grand defiance. Demanufacture. Breaking everything down to the component level, stripping away the inessential elements, salvaging the best parts for recycling and reuse.

Pardon, Please: The Deciblog Interview With Lord Worm

August 25, 2014

Dan Greening — alias Lord Worm — is one of the few true mavericks in death metal. Worm is best known for his work with Cryptopsy; Decibel Hall Of Fame inductee None So Vile and potential inductee Blasphemy Made Flesh are genre classics. Worm’s work with Cryptopsy is inimitable; his lyrics are crazed poetry as…

Ode From A Backstabber

January 7, 2014

Following up a Kamikaze Mission is a no small challenge, but M.I.A., the decade-in-the-making barn burner of a comeback record from reconfigured/reborn Backstabbers Inc, proves a gloriously triumphant gut-check collection of anthemic dark hardcore — not to mention a helluva way to kick off the new year! Decibel is proud to present an exclusive stream…

“Something wicked this way comes…” Black Sun Drum Korps bring industrial doom to Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”

July 16, 2012

On 21 September, Scotland’s most enthusiastical audio bloodletters Black Sun will reimagine Shakespeare’s most brutal play as a theatrical work of avant-garde metal. The Glaswegian industrial/doom trio, operating under their extra-war-and-extra-percussion Black Sun Drums Korps handle, will take the Bard’s text, cut it up and adapt it to their own aesthetic. Given how carnal, martial…

Justin Broadrick previews “Punchdrunk” from forthcoming JK Flesh album

April 9, 2012

In what should be received as manna from heaven to all those waiting for new Godflesh material, Justin K. Broadrick has released another promo edit from the forthcoming JK Flesh LP, Posthuman. Released through UK label 3by3 on 30 April, Posthuman sees Broadrick resurrect his Techno Animal nom de guerre for another harsh excursion into…

Exclusive Author & Punisher Song Premiere

March 13, 2012

There’s no denying the intense visual impact of seeing Author & Punisher (ne Tristan Shone) perform using machines and speakers he has crafted himself. We’ll admit to being utterly mesmerized by it. Thus we are stoked to be exclusively premiering a brand new track—the opener “Terrorbird”—from Author & Punisher’s upcoming album Ursus Americanus on Seventh…

Metal Machine Music

December 20, 2011

Don’t worry, this post has nothing to do with Lou Reed or his 1975 two-LP celebration of noise as “music.” Although, given the choice of listening to that album or LuLu, we’d take the former in a heartbeat. But we digress. We’re actually here to distract you from the ridiculousness of the season with a…

NOW STREAMING: GNAW THEIR TONGUES Per Flagellum Sanguemque, Tenebras Veneramus

October 21, 2011

While it’s unhealthy to try drill into a rich seam of depression and self-loathing, mine it and milk it then wallow in it, sometimes those sort of dark moods are just unavoidable. For nigh-on six years, Gnaw Their Tongues, a solo project of Dutch polymath Mories, has deconstructed black metal, adding avant-industrial elements and haunting…