July 25, 2023 Justin Norton
Decibel looks back on Metallica‘s Kill ‘Em All, the album that helped birth thrash metal, launched a legendary career, on its 40th anniversary
April 25, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Our latest exclusive excerpt from Brian Slagel’s upcoming book, Swing of the Blade offers up some Metallica intrigue.
August 12, 2022 J. Andrew
Excellent artwork inspired by an excellent album all dedicated to an excellent cause, Third World Posse is back!
February 3, 2022 Greg Pratt
We caught up with Voivod bassist Dominic “Rocky” Laroche to find out what five heavy albums changed his life. To Morgoth! (Not the band!)
December 24, 2021 J. Andrew
Get a load of this sweet artwork, dedicated to Metallica‘s Ride the Lightning, created to support children’s hospital in need.
December 9, 2021 Greg Pratt
It’s the ultimate mainstream breakthrough showdown as we pair off Metallica‘s self-titled album and Megadeth‘s Countdown to Extinction in today’s Fight Fire With Fire.
September 10, 2021 J. Andrew
This week’s round of new releases includes high-profile entries from Metallica, Andrew W.K, Mastiff and more!
July 1, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, De Doorn, we caught up with Amenra‘s Lennart Bossu to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 24, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Withered‘s new LP, Verloren, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Mike Thompson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
February 11, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Returned to Life, we caught up with Altered Dead‘s Mic Dion to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
February 10, 2021 J. Bennett
The Melvins will unleash their new record, Working With God on February 26. It’s the second album from the Melvins 1983 lineup, so we wind back the clock with King Buzzo.
August 28, 2020 J. Andrew
Smash the hell out of that volume knob, it’s time to crank the latest from Metallica, Necrot, Venomous Concept and more!
August 6, 2020 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape, we caught up with Andy Thomas of Black Crown Initiate to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
July 10, 2020 Michael Wohlberg
In a concerted effort to break stigmas and stress its universal importance to metalheads worldwide, Decibel gathered over 140 musicians in support of wearing masks to help end the novel coronavirus and expedite the return of live extreme music.
June 25, 2020 Greg Pratt
It’s Rust in Peace vs. …And Justice for All in the ultimate thrash showdown.
April 9, 2020 Emily Bellino
Decibel Exclusive: The legendary Jonny Z Talks Metallica, Anthrax, Megaforce Records and his new book, as metalhead comedian Brian Posehn interrogates!
December 27, 2019 Shawn Macomber
As we close out the decade, Decibel has an infernal correspondence on the demise of relevant major-label metal
November 20, 2019 Shawn Macomber
Rejoice! It’s finally Let Metallica Take Your Kid to School Day!
November 19, 2019 Albert Mudrian
The acclaimed acoustic duo’s cover of the Metallica is featured on their upcoming METTAL EP out November 29.
October 24, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, All Hail, we caught up with Grayson Stewart of Norma Jean to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
August 21, 2019 Nick Green
Before you head off to never-never land, read this review of the “Metallica Beer” Enter Night.
June 10, 2019 Chris Dick
In which we explore the best of the ’80s thrash metal cover brigade.
January 17, 2019 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Flotsam and Jetsam‘s new album, The End of Chaos, we caught up with vocalist Eric A.K. to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
August 30, 2018 Greg Pratt
We catch up with Mantar‘s Hanno Klänhardt to find out what the five heavy albums that changed his life were.
August 17, 2018 Emily Bellino
Who said thrash is dead? Not Psykopath!
August 13, 2018 Emily Bellino
Heavy metal originators Budgie are inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.
August 1, 2018 Chris Dick
Budgie‘s Never Turn Your Back on a Friend is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.
February 14, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Happy Valentine’s Day from Decibel. We like you like you, so we made you a playlist of metal love songs — light on the power ballads.
January 17, 2018 Shawn Macomber
Check out an exclusive clip from the revelatory new documentary The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal.
September 18, 2017 Chris Dick
Legendary producer, engineer and musician Bob Rock discusses working with Metallica and the way that producing records has evolved over time.