Track Premiere: Grand Cadaver – “Serrated Jaws”
February 8, 2023 Sean Frasier
Swedish deathbringers Grand Cadaver open their mighty maw once again in this track premiere of “Serrated Jaws.”
Cradle of Filth Stream Their Full “Dusk…and Her Embrace” Set This Weekend
March 16, 2022 Sean Frasier
Cradle of Filth revisit their landmark Dusk…and her Embrace album with a special performance streaming on the Spring Equinox.
Darkest Waves: Five 2021 Favorites from Transylvanian Recordings
December 29, 2021 Sean Frasier
Oakland DIY label Transylvanian Recordings made a lot of waves this year. Listen to some of our favorite Transylvanian albums from 2021 before the new year.
Track Premiere: Death on Fire – “Slave”
December 8, 2021 Sean Frasier
Indiana melodic death/thrash grave-burners Death on Fire release their newest single, “Slave.” Their album Burial Hymns looms in 2022.
Album Premiere and Interview: Vassafor – ‘To the Death’
August 5, 2020 Sean Frasier
New Zealand black metal duo Vassafor conjure demons and new plagues on their new uncompromising masterpiece To the Death.
Track Premiere: Arallu – “Vortex Of Emotions”
January 29, 2020 Sean Frasier
Israeli black/death battalion Arallu reveal the striking new video for “Vortex of Emotions” from their recent En Olam record.
Snuff Out 2019 with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
December 18, 2019 Sean Frasier
Philadelphia label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions release a free 42 song sampler to summarize their 2019 releases. It’s the soundtrack for the world’s end, just in time for the year’s end.
Track Premiere: Diabolic Night – “In Retribution”
November 6, 2019 Sean Frasier
Diabolic Night infuse NWOBHM and speed metal with pitch-black infernal power on the new single from their Beyond the Realm LP, “In Retribution.”
Track Premiere: Vokonis – “AntlerQueen”
August 28, 2019 Sean Frasier
Swedish psychedelic spellcasters Vokonis worship at the riff-adorned throne of the “AntlerQueen.”
Live Review: Baroness Paints Indianapolis Gold & Grey
July 31, 2019 Sean Frasier
Decibel found shelter from storm clouds in a Baroness concert on the Indianapolis stop of their Gold & Grey tour.
Full Album Stream: Shades of Deep Water – ‘Death’s Threshold’
July 17, 2019 Sean Frasier
Finnish solo funeral doom project Shades of Deep Water crosses Death’s Threshold on their new LP.
Track Premiere: Pinto Graham – “Old Man of the Mountain”
July 3, 2019 Sean Frasier
Connecticut-based southern doom rockers Pinto Graham chisel riffs from stone formations on their “Old Man of the Mountain” single.
Decibel Featured as Clue in New York Times’ Crossword Puzzle
February 15, 2019 Michael Wohlberg
Spoilers: it ain’t about K-Pop.
Pestilence Reveal New Album Artwork; “Hadeon” Coming in March
October 19, 2017 Emily Bellino
Pestilence reveal the cover art for their first studio LP in nearly five years.
Pig Destroyer Enter Studio to Record New Album
October 17, 2017 Emily Bellino
Pig Destroyer have entered the studio to record their next album.
Now Hiring: Decibel Magazine Designer
February 24, 2016 Jesse Chase
Are you an axe wielding, headbanging, record collecting design enthusiast who has a passion for print?
R.I.P. Gary Moore, Guitar God
February 7, 2011 Jeanne Fury
It saddened us to our very boogie-metal core to read about the death of Gary Moore, one of the most dazzling guitar players ever to plug in and rock out. Moore, 58, was found dead in a hotel room in Spain. Best known for his work on Thin Lizzy’s Black Rose, Moore also had a…