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Full Album Stream: Internal Bleeding – “Corrupting Influence”

October 18, 2018

Slam death metal pioneers Internal Bleeding return to honor the dead and crush the living with Corrupting Influence.

Obnoxious Noise Fest Set to Devastate the Empire State

February 7, 2018

Obnoxious Noise Fest will feature a headlining set from grindcore stalwarts Pig Destroyer, plus performances from Skycamefalling, Internal Bleeding, Artificial Brain and more.

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.

Track Premiere: Incantation – “Unholy Massacre”

September 29, 2016

Incantation‘s classic Tribute to the Goat is finally getting a reissue. Hear “Unholy Massacre” now. 

Watch: New Agnostic Front Video

April 7, 2015

Agnostic Front has provided their New York brand of hardcore beatdown to generations of listeners. Incredibly, they are still at it it today more than three decades after their formation. Their new album The American Dream Died shows that they haven’t lost their edge even if a few members are a little longer in the…

Streaming: Imperial Triumphant’s “Dead Heaven”

January 26, 2015

The East Coast is about to get hit with a snowstorm of apocalyptic proportions in the next 24 hours or so. Could there be better timing to debut “Dead Heaven,” the first track off Abyssal Gods, the second album from the urban black metal band Imperial Triumphant? Here’s what we’re hearing: “Abyssal Gods focuses on…

Throw Me a Frickin’ Label Hack: Malformed

December 26, 2014

Now that we’ve just squeaked past the Judeo-Christian holiday season, it’s time to resume our regularly scheduled blasphemies and blood feasting.  In the interest of not fucking around in any way whatsoever, today we bring your attention to Rochester, NY horror activists Malformed.  Their skull-stabbing death metal should sour all eggnog and extinguish all but…

NSFW: Couch Slut’s Cover Conundrum

December 8, 2014

We’re not at all shocked that a band called Couch Slut had trouble printing the artwork to their new album My Life As A Woman. And that’s before we even saw the image — a nothing-is-hidden illustration of felicitous fellatio too racy for ribald 70s tome The Joy Of Sex (check it out on their…

Clobberin’ Time: Sick Of It All On The Evolution Of Mosh

November 24, 2014

This is the time of the year to acknowledge the things you’re thankful for. One of the things we’re very thankful for is that we’ve been alive to experience multiple Sick Of It All shows. SOIA has long exported their brands of New York City hardcore to the world – as well as their intensely…

Internal Bleeding: Carnival Of Death Recap

November 17, 2014

Internal Bleeding recently finished a 30-date North American tour. Guitarist Chris Pervelis shared this funny roundup from his time on the road. You can connect with the band on Facebook and get their new album Imperium from Unique Leader. — Thirty shows — across both America and Canada. That’s quite a test of human endurance…

dB Exclusive: Making Hail Death documentary

June 2, 2014

Decibel has been excited for Black Anvil’s third album Hail Death since last year, when we gave readers a sneak peek of studio happenings in a print story. We’ve since teamed with the band to offer the first view of the documentary Making Hail Death. You can order Hail Death now from Relapse. Jason Shevchuk.

Throw Me a Frickin’ Label Hack: Buffalo, NY’s Theatre Nocturne

May 10, 2013

Because every day another band records another song.  Because 83% of those songs are unlistenable and you can’t be bothered to sift through the dreck.  Because metal is about not giving a shit and waking your own personal storm.  Because music is universal, expression is boundless, and even indie labels (whatever that means these days)…