June 6, 2018

Get out of print Immolation, Obituary, Kreator, Enslaved, Khemmis and Pestilence flexis free with this special (limited) subscription offer!

Tribulation Grace the Cover of February’s Decibel

December 15, 2017

Advance copies of the February issue of Decibel are available now! Order by December 19th at 12pm EST for delivery by Christmas!

Pestilence Record Exclusive New Song for Decibel Flexi Series!

November 30, 2017

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, December 4 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Pestilence flexi!

Pestilence Reveal New Album Artwork; “Hadeon” Coming in March

October 19, 2017

Pestilence reveal the cover art for their first studio LP in nearly five years.

That Tour Was Awesome: Pestilence/Autopsy/Bolt Thrower (1990)

August 10, 2017

Our latest That Tour Was Awesome looks back on when Pestilence , Autopsy , and Bolt Thrower terrorized Europe in 1990.


August 11, 2015

For “Pestilence By Beemahr” — my short story detailing the grotesque comeuppance a mad perfumer-cum-exterminator receives at the tiny, multitudinous feet of a surprisingly sentient army of flesh-eating gypsy moth caterpillars amidst an egg-web festooned apocalypse, which is available today in the Grey Matter Press rock n’ roll-themed horror anthology Savage Beasts  I drew inspiration from the human-body-as-insect-incubator track “Out of the Body” from Pestilence’s towering sophomore album Consuming Impulse:

Pestilence – “Consuming Impulse”

March 26, 2013

All things being fair, death metal was a morbid accident. Tape traders, zines, dudes who formed record labels and hordes of disenfranchised, rock ‘n’ roll-fed youth were all willing to risk societal abandonment and future professional pursuits to make the music they adored a reality.

Paging Marco Foddis. Mr. Foddis, Are You There?

April 30, 2012

Of the few rules instructing the Hall of Fame interview process is all members—there’s been one exception in Decibel #16—that appeared on the recording must be interviewed. For a full set of rules, click here, but they’re boring. So, venturing on, there have been numerous and potentially earth-shattering Hall of Fame inductions that never got…

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Pestilence’s “Spheres”

September 14, 2011

Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, once in a while, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The Shit. Let’s keep the death spiral going with Jeff Wagner “circle”-jerking Pestilence’s Spheres