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Track Premiere: Asthma Castle – ‘The Incline of Western Civilization’

February 19, 2019

Asthma Castle (featuring members of Pig Destroyer, Misery Index and Integrity) tell the story of the “Incline of Western Civilization” with a new song.

Album Stream: Cast the Stone “Empyrean Atrophy” & Q&A With Mark Kloeppel

August 30, 2018

American underground death metal supergroup Cast The Stone meld different schools of Swedish death metal to form new EP, Empyrean Atrophy.

Piece by Piece: Examining the Practice of Merch Cuts

February 28, 2018

Sketchy business practice or a necessary evil? Decibel examines the practice of merch cuts in extreme metal.

Track Premiere: Scour – ‘Red’

September 15, 2017

Stream a new song from Scour featuring current and former members of Pantera, Down, Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Misery Index!

Misery Index’s Top 5 Genre-Bending Extreme Metal Songs

March 16, 2016

Guitarist/vocalist Mark Kloeppel goes “off the charts” with this list in honor of Choosing Death Fest.

Talkin’ Bout Flex: Misery Index

December 11, 2015

We spoke with Mark Kloeppel of Baltimore’s Misery Index about his band’s contribution to the Flexi Series.  Misery Index’s song – a cover of Sepultura’s “Primitive Future” – can be found in our current issue (#135, January 2016, Lamb of God cover), but you can also check it out right here while you read Kloeppel’s comments on the recording’s origins and execution.

Misery Index Covers Sepultura for 5th Anniversary of Decibel Flexi Series

November 12, 2015

We had to do something cool: hence, we bring you Baltimore deathgrind maniacs Misery Index covering Sepultura classic “Primitive Future.” 

Decibrity Playlist: Misery Index

July 24, 2014

Misery Index is no stranger to these playlists. In fact, we were in the midst of winter 2013 when bassist/vocalist Jason Netherton regaled us with “bleak tunes that recall those snowbound blizzards from yesteryear.” This time around, guitarist Mark Kloeppel went in a totally different direction to get you in the know about “hard” jams….

Decibrity Playlist: Misery Index

January 24, 2013

With the throes of winter usually comes a dearth of new releases. So after perusing the innumerable year-end lists, there’s no better time to catch up on all of the records you missed, not to mention your back catalog. If you’re in a band, it’s also a good time to put out something new given…