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Integrity and Krieg: Spinning a Scorching Circle of Guilt

June 1, 2018

Integrity and Krieg are teaming up this summer to give metallic hardcore and black metal audiences just what they need to invoke all shades of the whispering darkness.

Spooky Synths: A Neill Jameson Halloween Playlist

October 31, 2017

Krieg’s Neill Jameson curates a special, dungeon synth-focused holiday playlist for the 2017 Halloween/winter season.

Watch: Poison Blood ‘Myths From the Desert’ Playthrough

September 29, 2017

Watch a video playthrough for Poison Blood‘s “Myths From the Desert.”

The Worst Black Metal Album Covers of All Time Part I

June 13, 2017

Not all black metal cover art is terrible. But a lot of it is. And Krieg’s Neill Jameson has uncovered the worst of the worst. 

Krieg’s Neill Jameson on Confronting Mental Illness

May 19, 2017

It shouldn’t take a tragedy like Chris Cornell’s suicide to make us focus on depression and metal illness.

Metal And Beer Fest Begins TOMORROW! Last Chance To Get Tickets

April 21, 2017

Decibel Metal and Beer Fest begins TOMORROW!Last chance to get tickets for the weekend including Sleep, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Municipal Waste, Pig Destroyer and more plus appearance from seventeen craft breweries.

Deck the Hails: Neill Jameson’s Christmas Playlist

December 1, 2016

Neill Jameson sounds off on the holiday season and gives you a playlist to impress your internet friends with. 

And Now a Considered Response to Some Considered Comments

November 8, 2016

Never one to fart in a crowded elevator and leave, Neill Jameson returns to address some responses to his recent op-ed on crowdfunding in metal. 

We Owe Each Other Nothing: Just Break Up

November 3, 2016

A metal band has launched a crowdfunding campaign, so fans can donate them a “living wage” in order to continue as band. Our Neill Jameson wonders how the fuck we got to this point. 

Halloween Wishes from Neill Jameson

October 31, 2016

“No one even eggs houses anymore because they only want to buy cage free organic eggs and that shit’s expensive.” 

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Bathory “Requiem”

October 4, 2016

Put down the Yellow Goat pressing of the first Bathory album you paid $500 for on eBay, and spend some time with the overlooked gem that is Requiem.

Krieg’s Neill Jameson on his favorite record stores in the United States

August 15, 2016

Krieg‘s Neill Jameson on the best record stores in Philadelphia, Richmond, Providence and Chicago.

Krieg’s Neill Jameson on Fan Entitlement and What Bands Really Owe You

August 8, 2016

You bought the record. You wear the shirt. But does that mean you deserve an explanation from Nails about why they are on hiatus. Neill Jameson doesn’t think so. 

Krieg’s Neill Jameson On the Trappings of Ego

May 17, 2016

Agalloch are no more. Sort of. Neill Jameson thinks someone’s dick might have gotten in the way of things. 

Krieg’s Neill Jameson on Why Record Store Day has Spoiled and Should be Thrown Away

April 19, 2016

Hope you’re enjoying that limited edition Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar cassette you picked up Saturday. 

Party Hardly: The Body and Krieg “Celebrate Your Shame”

November 6, 2015

Noise terrorists the Body doing business with USBM mind-benders Krieg.

Low Culture with Neill Jameson: Thoughts on Backlash Whiplash

September 29, 2015

A bit back, I wrote a piece on our blog about how women are treated in metal, and I learned a lot from the experience. The main takeaway? Holy shit, are there a lot of stupid people out there.

Low Culture: Neill Jameson on Maybe Not Treating Women Like Sperm Receptacles

August 28, 2015

I recently realized that I’ve been having more and more discussions with people about how women are treated within the metal scene, and music in general. Turns out my knee-jerk reaction to throw jokes at the problem wasn’t the best way to address it.

Low Culture: Sun & Fun Edition

July 17, 2015

It’s now the summer season, where half of you will make some joke that wasn’t funny the last seven years you told it about being a vampire that burns in the sun. It’s also festival season, where a majority of you go out to various places in packs and get shit-house drunk while not paying attention to any of the bands you claimed you wanted to see, yet be fully prepared to complain about the bands you didn’t like.

2014: The Year In Guest Posts

December 31, 2014

There are 52 weeks in a year. Give or take a few holidays and medical procedures that equals more than 100 blog posts annually when you have slots on Monday and Wednesday. There’s literally no way anyone trying to make a living could create that much original content (although Decibel alumni and Invisible Oranges founder…

Low Fidelity: Last Shift At The Shore

November 4, 2014

For more than a year, Neill Jameson has posted periodic columns about his life in a New Jersey record store at the Deciblog. They’ve been among the most popular features we’ve run in recent years. Neill recently clocked out for the last time and agreed to give us his thoughts after last shift. Fear not:…

Epic Ruination: Exclusive Krieg Video Premiere!

September 10, 2014

Last week Philadelphia black metal stalwarts Krieg unleashed a disquieting beast of an album christened Transient. Now comes appropriately dark visual accompaniment in the form of the video for “Ruin Our Lives,” streaming below. Get into it.

Low Fidelity: Haunted House Summers

August 6, 2014

Long before he took up residence in a pair of New Jersey record stores Krieg frontman Neill Jameson (aka Imperial) was a kid looking to make a buck during the long, hot East Coast summers. He found a job as a professional ghoul at a boardwalk haunted house in Wildwood, New Jersey. The Deciblog convinced…

STREAMING: Krieg “Order of the Solitary Road”

August 1, 2014

Krieg’s new album, Transient, is killer. It’s a logical step after The Isolationist with a few surprises. No, Krieg braintrust Imperial (aka “record store” guy, Neill Jameson, aka Imperial) hasn’t injected his USBM crown with EDM beats (or light show) or Juggalo culture aesthetics. He’s simply taken Krieg and its music to the next logical…