Full Album Stream: Cable — “It Cost Me Everything 1994-1995”

October 11, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Take a trip down memory lane with Connecticut noisecore trailblazers Cable.

Limited Edition DECIBEL HALL OF FAME Book Now In Stock!

November 30, 2016 Albert Mudrian

The definitive stories of 25 of the greatest metal albums ever recorded now all in one anthology. 

Pre-Order the Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol. II Book!

October 31, 2016 Albert Mudrian

Decibel has complied 25 of our best Hall of Fame pieces into a brand new hardcover, limited-edition, hand-numbered anthology, exclusively available here.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Isis’s Oceanic

May 28, 2015 Daniel Lake

Oceanic was truly magical, a confluence of songwriting and tone quality and pacing that signaled a new depth for this rapidly evolving musical collective.  Opinions will differ about the quality of what came next, but it’s hard to deny that Oceanic marked an exciting developmental stage for Isis, when burly distortion was still a thematic element rather than an accent piece and contemplative crescendos built themselves into stunning peaks.

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Dustin LaValley

January 4, 2013 Shawn Macomber

Welcome to Tales From the Metalnomicon, a new twice-monthly column delving into the surprisingly vast world of heavy metal-tinged/inspired literature and metalhead authors… Gonzo dark fiction author, screenwriter, martial arts sensei, serious connoisseur of heavy metal and hardcore — there’s a lot thrown into the mix when it comes to the literary force of nature…

Isis – “Oceanic”

August 1, 2012 Jesse Chase

Formed out of teenage jitters, a can-/will-do work ethic and long-term (possibly unhealthy) exposure to Neurosis, Swans and the Melvins, Boston’s Isis were in many respects different from what the rest of New England had to offer in the late ’90s.

How About Some Split Cranium (feat. Aaron Turner)?

March 27, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

So had everything worked out just right, we’d be giving you an exclusive premiere of this track from Split Cranium. However, considering the fact the album came out last week, some of you may have already “premiered” it on your home stereo. And, as such, the “exclusive” part of this is moot. For those of…