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Video Premiere: Connoisseur – ‘All Day Every Day’

March 17, 2017

Stoner/sludge punks Connoisseur show off what they do “All Day Every Day” in a new, 4/20 friendly video.

Smell the ‘Musk’ On A Raw Summer Night

July 26, 2016

Check out a song stream from Oakland garage punkers Musk

More From The East Bay: Notes From The Box Truck w/Tristin Campbell of Control

April 4, 2016

We continue our periodic look at the East Bay metal scene with Tristin Campbell of Control. Campbell is a needed throwback to the do-it-yourself ethos that made Northern California so rich musically.

Oakland Bro Down With Infinite Waste and Cyanic

January 12, 2016

Stream a killer split from two Oakland bands and get a detailed report of what’s going on with metal on their side of the Bay. 

Brainsqueeze II Photo Gallery

April 23, 2014

The second Brainsqueeze Fest put on by our friends at Tankcrimes was held last weekend in lovely Oakland. Our friend and frequent Decibel contributor Raymond Ahner was onhand for the second day to capture the festivities and document them. Check out our exclusive photo gallery below courtesy of Ray.

See the new BRAINSQUEEZE commercial!

February 19, 2014

Live in California or fancy travel? The second Brainsqueeze Fest is coming to Oakland in April via our friends at Tankcrimes. Get your super passes now and check out the sick running order below. Decibel is happy to premiere the new ad as well. Friday 4/18 – Oakland Metro – all ages, bar w/ ID…

Bongs and Blood: Stream the new Cannabis Corpse / Ghoul split

January 8, 2014

Readers might already have a heads up on the new Cannabis Corpse album From Wisdom To Baked, due this spring (if not check out the studio short in our February issue). The band also has a “joint” project with Ghoul that’s out now on Tankcrimes. Stream the entire Splatterhash split below and order it here….

STREAMING: Lecherous Gaze — “War Woman”

September 12, 2012

We get a lot of music in these parts that doesn’t make you feel good. So dB will gladly accept sweet party anthems secure in the knowledge that many readers give ample spins to Appetite for Destruction when they are claiming to dissect some obscure 80-minute black metal opus. “War Woman” comes from Oakland’s Lecherous…