melodic death metal

At the (Lyrical) Gates: Tomas Lindberg on Nihilism, Evolution & “The Nightmare of Being” (Part 4)

December 1, 2021

In the final part of this video interview series, legendary vocalist Tomas Lindberg reflects on the lyrical/philosophical themes behind At The Gates album “The Nightmare of Being.”

At the (Lyrical) Gates: Tomas Lindberg on Nihilism, Evolution & “The Nightmare of Being” (Part 3)

November 24, 2021

In the third episode of a four-part video series, legendary vocalist Tomas Lindberg expands upon the literature and philosophy that underpin the recent At the Gates album The Nightmare of Being.

At the (Lyrical) Gates: Tomas Lindberg on Nihilism, Evolution & “The Nightmare of Being” (Part 2)

November 17, 2021

In part two of an exclusive new video interview, At the Gates‘ Tomas Lindberg talks literature, philosophy, & The Nightmare of Being.

At the (Lyrical) Gates: Tomas Lindberg on Nihilism, Evolution & “The Nightmare of Being” (Part 1)

November 10, 2021

Forget Lebowski. Tomas Lindberg of At the Gates gives Decibel the download on trve nihilism and The Nightmare of Being.

Album Premiere: Lutharo – ‘Hiraeth’

October 13, 2021

Canadian melodeath quintet Lutharo pack power anthems and planet-burning riffs into their debut LP, Hiraeth.

Video Premiere: Akiavel – “Lady of Death”

September 15, 2021

French death metal thrill-killers Akiavel explore the psyche and legacy of Aileen Wuornos in their murderous music video for “Lady of Death.”

Track Premiere: The Absence – “Choirs of Sickness”

March 30, 2021

Rip into pure melodic darkness with The Absence‘s latest track, “Choirs of Sickness,” off their upcoming album Coffinized.

EP Premiere: Venomous — “Tribus”

February 24, 2021

Rising Brazilian melodic death metallers Venomous aren’t about to stay in their subgenre lane for this diverse, killer new EP.

Track Premiere: Necropanther – ‘Benthic Storms’

February 23, 2021

This cat has claws! Stream “Benthic Storms,” the latest from Colorado’s Necropanther.

Q&A: Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork) Hits On New EP, Health, & COVID-19

December 7, 2020

Soilwork vocalist Björn “Speed” Strid talks new EP A Whisp of the Atlantic and predicts the effects of COVID-19 in 2021. Only at Decibel!

Album Review: Dark Tranquillity – ‘Moment’

November 16, 2020

Melodic Swedish death metal heroes Dark Tranquillity return with their first new studio LP in four years.

Track Premiere: Mother Of Graves “The Urn”

November 2, 2020

Indianapolis-based upstarts Mother of Graves stream new track “The Urn” at Decibel! Only (melodic and depressive) death is real!

Album Premiere: Furnace – ‘Dark Vistas’

October 7, 2020

Swedish melodeath firestarters Furnace beckon Lovecraftian menace with the dark melodies of their Dark Vistas concept album.

Track Premiere: Daughter Chaos “The Space Born”

September 14, 2020

U.S.-based melodic death metal trio Daughter Chaos unleash armageddon on new single, “The Space Born.” Streaming only at Decibel!

Video Premiere: Winter Nights – “Starved for Energy”

September 1, 2020

NYC melodeath monolith Winter Nights debut a poignant and disarming music video from their new self-titled album.

Album Premiere: Dystopia A.D. – ‘Rise of the Merciless’

July 29, 2020

Perfectly named for the end-days, melodeath duo Dystopia A.D. indulge prog and shred whims on their upcoming album, Rise of the Merciless.

Album Premiere: Meridian Dawn ‘The Fever Syndrome’

July 6, 2020

Meridian Dawn, featuring Finnish and Greek band members, drops new album, The Fever Syndrome, on Seeing Red Records. Streaming in arpeggiated full only at Decibel!

Video Premiere: Voices of Ruin- “Carved Out”

March 19, 2020

For fans of modern, muscular melodic death metal, the new video from California’s Voices of Ruin is a must-see bloody experience.

Video Premiere: The Flaying Loves Quebec and Quebec Loves The Flaying

December 5, 2019

Quebec’s The Flaying visually chronicles their love for their hometown’s downtown core.

Let Winter Light Take You “From Sea to Starless Skies”

November 29, 2019

Winter Light, a new force in melodic death metal, unleashes their new EP, From Sea to Starless Skies, packed with riffs and growls for days.

Track Premiere: The Spirit – ‘Serpent As Time Reveals’

November 7, 2019

It’s time to add German act The Spirit to the anti-cosmic metal of death party. Listen to the first track from their forthcoming melodic black/death stunner here.

Video Premiere: Sun in Shadows — “Sun in Shadows”

September 18, 2019

Nick Heigelmann of the great 90s melodic death metal act The Year of Our Lord returns with Sun in Shadows, a preconception-obliterating new record, and — seen for the first time ever here — a new video.

Track Premiere: Eternal Storm — “Through the Wall of Light Pt. 1 (The Strand)”

July 31, 2019

Extremely black clouds and soaring guitar leads gather over this track premiere courtesy Madrid melodic death metallers Eternal Storm.