Video Premiere: Daisy Chain – “Roll the Dice”
April 27, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Hear super-charged SoCal punks Daisy Chain (ft. Graf Orlock members) kick out the jams at Mountune motorsports.
Full Album Stream: Behold! The Monolith – ‘From the Fathomless Deep’
July 14, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Hear L.A. doom trio Behold! The Monolith get deep on their new Ripple Music full-length.
October 5, 2021 Dutch Pearce
This week’s Demo:listen features L.A.-based xenomorphic carnage bringers Infested.
Demo:listen: Visceral Mass
August 7, 2020 Dutch Pearce
This week on Demo:listen, death metal duo Visceral Mass demonstrate how to live and brutally die in L.A.
Album Premiere: Tyrant – ‘Hereafter’
May 11, 2020 Chris Dick
Resurrected heavy metallers Tyrant have a new album, Hereafter, available on May 15. Streaming heavy metal gold only at Decibel
Album Premiere: Keverra – ‘Keverra’
April 29, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Get crushed by the debut full length of calculated and atmospheric sludge from Los Angeles trio Keverra.
Track Premiere: Teeth – ‘Cretin’
September 30, 2019 Albert Mudrian
Their bark is just as nasty as their bite – hear a brand new track from L.A. deathcrushers Teeth.
Track Premiere: Yidhra – ‘Fuck Christmas’ (Fear Cover)
December 19, 2018 Emily Bellino
Yidhra take a cue from Fear for their Christmas carol.
Win Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles Tickets at Bloodthirsty Thursday
November 27, 2018 Emily Bellino
Sate your bloodthirst with Decibel at Beer Belly Koreatown!
Dave Mustaine to Appear, Pour Beers at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles
November 13, 2018 Emily Bellino
Dave Mustaine Dave Mustaine will appear on Saturday, December 1 to pour samples of A Tout Le Monde, Megadeth’s collaborative beer with presenting brewery Unibroue.
The Black Dahlia Murder and Weyerbacher Brewing Announce Collaborative Beer
September 20, 2018 Decibel Magazine
Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles just got a lot more extreme.
Caleb Scofield West Coast Benefit to Feature Cave In, Old Man Gloom, Celestial, Pelican and More
June 12, 2018 Emily Bellino
A West Coast benefit for the late Caleb Scofield will be held in October.
Track Premiere: Athanasia – ‘Cyclops Lord (My Will Is Done)’
January 23, 2018 Emily Bellino
Stream a catchy new song from Los Angeles-based melodic metal outfit Athanasia exclusively here.
Full Album Stream: Strife – “Live at the Troubadour”
November 21, 2017 Emily Bellino
Stream Strife‘s Live at the Troubadour, previously unheard since its recording in 2005, now!
Track Premiere: The Bug Vs. Earth – ‘Don’t Walk These Streets’
March 9, 2017 Emily Bellino
“‘Don’t Walk These Streets’ was really written as a reaction to feeling absolutely alienated and set adrift in the surreal manifestation of the American Dream that is L.A,” Kevin Martin says. “It’s a smacked out jazz, fuzzed up trip, into a social void, that I wrote after realizing there is zero safety net in the States for anyone that falls off the gravy train. And as a pedestrian walking a lot around the city in my stay during the recording of Concrete Desert, I attempted to conjure the feeling of sheer dread that I felt wandering across the Hollyweird landscape.”
Piece By Piece and Friend Or Foe Premiere Songs From Upcoming Compilation
October 19, 2016 Emily Bellino
The Extermination series of hardcore compilations has featured a top notch roster of bands in the past. Piece By Piece and Friend or Foe join that roster on The Extermination: Vol. 3.
Hollywood Babylon: Paul Masvidal’s Life in LA
February 5, 2014 Justin Norton
Few people have a professional circle that includes Chris Barnes and Alex Webster, sexy pop starlet Terri Nunn and global film star Jim Carrey. One of them is Decibel Hall Of Fame inductee Paul Masvidal (enshrined with his Cynic bandmates for Focus). When Cynic fell apart in the mid-90s, Masvidal relocated to Los Angeles, where…