metallic hardcore

Track Premiere: Ithaca — “Slow Negative Order”

November 28, 2018

Rising metallic hardcore outfit Ithaca quickly make a positive impression with “Slow Negative Order.”

Full Album Stream: Hell to Pay – “Bliss”

March 14, 2018

Stream the bone-crushing new album from Philadelphia-based metallic hardcore bruisers Hell to Pay.

All Out War Record Exclusive New Song for Decibel Flexi Series!

August 31, 2017

Get an active deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, September 4 at 10 AM EST and our 83rd entry into the ever-expanding Decibel Flexi Series is yours. Miss it and be condemned to suffer without it.

Full EP Stream – Vatican – “Ache of Eternity”

August 21, 2017

Stream the flattening new EP from hardcore heavyweights Vatican NOW before its release on Friday.

Integrity’s Dwid Hellion On New Album, ‘Howling…’

July 12, 2017

Integrity‘s Dwid Hellion on his creative process, new album Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume and the blues. 

Video Premiere: Get the Shot – ‘Hellbringer’

July 6, 2017

Check out the new lyric video from metallic hardcore outfit Get the Shot.

“GET THE KID WITH THE SIDEBURNS”: 90’S METALLIC HARDCORE GREATS REVERSAL OF MAN TALK 5 CLASSIC TRACKS

March 8, 2017

Even judged alongside its contemporaries from those fertile, boundary-obliterating metallic hardcore glory days of the late 90s, the discography of Tampa, Florida’s Reversal of Man — a singularly potent amalgamation of powerviolence, post-hardcore, grind, indie, and impossibly abrasive hardcore — stands out and, in many ways, remains ahead of its time nearly two decades after disbanding.  

Zao Unveil “Drifting Shadows in Walking Dreams” Via Decibel Flexi Series!

November 14, 2016

Where Zao and vinyl bring rad! Hear the band’s brand new track, released exclusively through the Decibel Flexi Series, right here. 

AND THE RINGWORM AWARD FOR SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN HORROR GOES TO…

August 17, 2016

As Cleveland brutalizers/trailblazers Ringworm returns with yet another fiery-as-fuck, slab of bludgeoning occult-infused metallic hardcore entitled Snake Church, it seemed as appropriate a time as any to check in with vocalist and hardcore horror memorabilia collector Human Furnace about his favorite dark films to watch during the offstage lulls on tour. 

Stream the Reissue of Integrity’s ‘Those Who Fear Tomorrow’

August 3, 2016

Integrity’s Those Who Fear Tomorrow, a genre-defining hardcore record, receives a 25 Year Anniversary reissue. Listen now.

Get Into Harm’s Way: Exclusive Video Premiere!

February 25, 2015

The upcoming Harm’s Way record Rust — out March 10 via Deathwish Inc — is an industrial-by-way-of-metallic-hardcore-by-way-of-Triptykon multidimensional rager that is going to turn a lot of heads. This afternoon Decibel is pleased to exclusively premiere the video for “Amongst the Rust.” For more information, check out our profile of the band in the current…

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: EMPIRE OF RATS

October 23, 2013

Today we’re streaming the uber-brutal debut full-length from Columbus, Ohio skull-crushers Empire of Rats — and it’s basically an unforgiving swan dive into the metallic hardcore abyss. Check it out below, then preorder this monster as an early Halloween gift for yourself here before heading over to get tickets for the band’s A389 X Bash…