Five For Friday: April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022 J. Andrew
This week’s unholy new releases include the latest dark offerings from Devil Master, Watain, Krieg and more!
Deck the Hails Part II: The Revenge of Neill Jameson’s Christmas Playlist
December 21, 2020 Neill Jameson
Four years after the original installment, Neill Jameson returns and sounds off on the Christmas season and gives you the gift of holiday playlists.
Full Stream: Vigor Reconstruct: A Benefit for the Soroka Family
October 2, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Witness the power of metalheads coming together as we stream Vigor Reconstruct, the sprawling, multi-genre benefits compilation for the Soroka Family, plus a chat with the comp’s organizer to find out how this massive work came together.
Full Album Premiere: Häxanu – ‘Snare of All Salvation’
March 31, 2020 Dutch Pearce
An exclusive stream of the debut full length from Häxanu, the latest endeavor from American black metal master Alex Poole (Chaos Moon, Krieg, Gardsghastr).
An Asshole’s Guide to Surviving the Musical Apocalypse
March 16, 2020 Neill Jameson
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global economy by the hour. There are few certainties, but Krieg’s Neill Jameson offers some ways to help your favorite artists in the metal scene.
Track Premiere: Moros – ‘Every Day is Worse Than the Last’
February 28, 2019 Emily Bellino
Sludgy death/doom trio Moros reveal a demoralizing cut from their new album, Weapon.
Integrity and Krieg: Spinning a Scorching Circle of Guilt
June 1, 2018 J. Andrew
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.
Neill Jameson’s 2017 Year-End Clearance Sale
December 14, 2017 Neill Jameson
Krieg’s Neill Jameson recounts the good and the not-so-good that occurred in 2017.
Spooky Synths: A Neill Jameson Halloween Playlist
October 31, 2017 Neill Jameson
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 Emily Bellino
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 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
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 Emily Bellino
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.
General Admission Tickets For Decibel Metal And Beer Fest Just $35
April 17, 2017 Emily Bellino
$35 for a lineup like this plus an appearance by Dave Mustaine? It doesn’t get any better!
Decibel Metal And Beer Fest Sampler Now On Spotify And Bandcamp!
April 6, 2017 Emily Bellino
Get familiar with every band on Decibel Metal and Beer Fest before it happens with our samplers on Bandcamp and Spotify!
5 Great Decibel Posts from 2016
December 30, 2016 J. Andrew
One writer picks five favorite Decibel web articles of 2016.
Deck the Hails: Neill Jameson’s Christmas Playlist
December 1, 2016 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
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.
Decibel Metal & Beer Fest Tickets On Sale Now!
November 7, 2016 Albert Mudrian
Sleep and Agoraphobic Nosebleed headline the first-annual two-day celebration of extreme metal and craft beer presented by Unibroue
We Owe Each Other Nothing: Just Break Up
November 3, 2016 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
“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 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
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 Freedom of Speech and its Real Consequences
July 26, 2016 Jesse Chase
Freedom of speech. Just watch what you say, Deströyer 666 and Metalsucks.
Krieg’s Neill Jameson On the Trappings of Ego
May 17, 2016 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
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 Andrew Bonazelli
Noise terrorists the Body doing business with USBM mind-benders Krieg.
Low Culture with Neill Jameson: Thoughts on Backlash Whiplash
September 29, 2015 Neill Jameson
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 Neill Jameson
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.