metallic hardcore

Track Premiere: Chamber — “Visions of Hostility”

September 15, 2020

The latest sonic haymaker from rising metallic hardcore revitalizer Chamber is an eye-opening “Vision of Hostility.”

Track Premiere: Reserving Dirtnaps – “Under Siege”

July 23, 2020

Reserving Dirtnaps suggest that their Another Disaster EP proudly proclaims “is that Memphis shit” in its press release. It doesn’t sound like Three 6 Mafia, but it’s just as savage as that terrifying Tennessee troupe.

Depraved Indifference No More: Earth Crisis’ Scott Crouse on the “Salvation of Innocents” Reissue

July 8, 2020

Earth Crisis guitarist Scott Crouse talks about the reissue of the epic 2014 animal liberation-themed Salvation of Innocents in this pandemic moment.

Track Premiere: Die My Will — “Endless Suffering”

May 27, 2020

After nearly a quarter century, Connecticut metallic hardcore underground legends Die My Will blast their way back out of the grave with a remaster of their criminally underrated debut EP.

Video Premiere: FOES – “American Violence”

April 2, 2020

The sound of FOES is distinctly the sound of “American Violence.” Watch the video for their latest here.

Video Premiere: Vaulted – ‘Chaos Reigns”

September 30, 2019

Boston bruisers Vaulted bring their latest beatdown in the form of “Chaos Reigns.”

Video Premiere: Vultures – ‘Push’

August 22, 2019

Vultures unleash the video for “Push,” the opener to new EP Hunger.

Full Album Stream: In Cold Blood “Legion of Angels”

August 22, 2019

Cleveland underground metallic hardcore heroes In Cold Blood mount an unlikely — yet triumphant — comeback with Legion of Angels.

Track Premiere: All Out War – ‘Gehenna Lights Eternal’

June 26, 2019

Metallic hardcore heroes and Decibel faves All Out War reveal another new track from the forthcoming Crawl Among the Filth.

As “Gamechanger” Release Nears, Sworn Enemy’s Sal Lococo Talks 5 Tracks that Changed the Game For Him

March 13, 2019

As you wait for the first Sworn Enemy record in five years to drop, check out a new track and then jam an exclusive playlist courtesy vocalist Sal Lococo.

Track Premiere: Below the Frost – ‘Silence the Light’

January 23, 2019

Current and former members of Hatebreed, All Out War, Starkweather and Prime Evil unleash pulverizing, blackened metallic hardcore as Below the Frost.

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.