New York City

Immigrindcore: Chepang on Nepal, Immigration and Having Two Drummers

January 23, 2018

Chepang discuss how their experiences as immigrants affect their music, having two drummers and their Super Bowl predictions.

Making the Perfect Gnaw Album: An Interview with Alan Dubin

October 23, 2017

The Gnaw frontman discusses the creative process, the addition of lap steel guitarist Dana Schecter and making “the perfect Gnaw album.”

Track Premiere: Gnaw – ‘Septic’

September 11, 2017

Stream the first song from disturbed noise metal/experimental outfit Gnaw‘s new record, Cutting Pieces now!

Label Spotlight: WYLN

June 26, 2017

New York City-based label WYLN is reissuing lost, classic heavy metal records including albums from Cyanide, Leather Nunn, Valhalla and Death Squad. 

Watch: Immolation Perform At Decibel Metal & Beer Fest 2017

May 24, 2017

Watch Immolation‘s entire set from Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, plus an introduction from Dave Mustaine.

The Deciblog Interview: Doug Moore (Pyrrhon)

June 16, 2015

In New York’s flourishing metal scene the experimental death metal band Pyrrhon is a bit of an outlier. Formed when most of the band members were in college, Pyrrhon received widespread acclaim for their 2014 album The Mother Of Virtues, a blend of lyrical and instrumental virtuosity. Pyrrhon is fronted by Doug Moore, a onetime high school athlete and University Of Pennsylvania graduate who rejected conventional paths to success to pursue music. He talked to us about cross-state commutes to band practice and the end times.  

Watch some new Imperial Triumphant footage

November 6, 2013

At the Deciblog, we strive to find things for your listening pleasure. Occasionally, we can take it a step further like today with some excellent footage of the experimental black metal band Imperial Triumphant shot recently in their hometown of New York City (get past the slightly shaky start and things look better). Check out…

A Pale Horse Named Death: A Glimpse Behind The Horse #1

June 4, 2013

Your friends at Decibel have teamed up with A Pale Horse Named Death to entertain you this summer. We’ll be hosting a blog series for the next five weeks detailing production of a video for their new album Lay My Soul To Waste and premiering the “DMSLT” video at the end. In the first installment,…

24-Hour Contest: Learning to Beer with Metallica in N.Y.C.

July 25, 2011

If metal was a mother, beer would replace breast milk. The folks at esteemed N.Y.C. drinking establishment Idle Hands Bar in the fragrant East Village neighborhood know this very well. (Do your beer gut a favor, and follow them @IdleHandsBar.) They’re teaming up with the brewmasters at Harpoon and Speakeasy to bring you Learning to…