Mercyful Fate

Laugh Tracks: Anthony Devito

April 10, 2018

Comedian Anthony Devito shares his thoughts on a variety of metal songs.

The Top Ten Metal Reunion Albums

February 9, 2018

Don’t call them comebacks. Call them the best reunion albums in metal history.

Metal Tribute Book Trilogy Collection Now Available!

July 28, 2017

  The extremely limited complete trilogy of Mark Rudolph’s graphic novel tribute series is exclusively available via the Decibel webstore in this limited edition bundle. – Metal Gods: A Tribute to Judas Priest (2017) – Morbid Tales: A Tribute to Celtic Frost (2014) – Satan is Alive: A Tribute to Mercyful Fate (2012) Complete your collection at…

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

October 31, 2016

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

Top 10 Music For Nations Releases Of All Time

July 4, 2016

After 21 years of housing some of the finest metal acts known to mankind, British label Music For Nations closed shop in 2004. The label was folded in Sony Entertainment’s Zomba Record Group and mothballed until last year when Sony rekindled the legendary label’s fire.  So, we’re celebrating with an essential Top 10. 

King Diamond (King Diamond & Mercyful Fate) Interviewed

October 14, 2013

** The following five questions with the legendary King Diamond were part of a series of interviews I set up for the XXX: Three Decades of Roadrunner Records [click HERE for more info] boxset, for which I wrote the liner notes. Former Roadrunner Records Senior VP A&R Monte Conner facilitated the initial exchange with King…

Mercyful Fate – “Melissa”

February 24, 2011

It would be completely accurate to say that Melissa is the greatest album ever named after an errant human skull, but it would also be a ridiculously short sell.