Track Premiere: Simple Forms – “Unprecedented Uncertainty”
February 9, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Members of Norska and Yob make old-school grunge in Simple Forms.
Video Premiere: Damien Done – “Pray For Me”
January 31, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Hardcore lifer Damien Moyal (ex Morning Again, Shai Hulud, Culture, As Friends Rust) gets his sad on in the new Damien Done video, “Pray For Me.”
Full EP Premiere: Bad Wires – ‘Failed Fables’
December 8, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Louisville power trio Bad Wires invoke the spirit of AmRep-style noise rock past on their new EP, ‘Failed Fables.’
Track Premiere: Blacklisters – “Why Deny It?”
November 1, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
UK post-punkers Blacklisters embrace the inevitable on their noisy new single.
Video Premiere: Murderbait – “In Holy Violence”
September 29, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Portland gothic doom quartet Murderbait offer a lesson in (holy) violence.
Album Premiere: Wailin Storms – ‘The Silver Snake Unfolds’
July 20, 2022 Sean Frasier
Southern Gothic post-punks Wailin Storms bring the thunder on their upcoming album, The Silver Snake Unfolds.
Video Premiere: Process of Guilt – “Victims”
July 5, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Noisy Portuguese quartet Process of Guilt ratchet up the tension in new video for “Victims”
Track Premiere: Haunted Horses – “The Garden”
June 23, 2022 Adem Tepedelen
Seattle’s industrial punk trio Haunted Horses sow unease in their new single, “The Garden”
Track Premiere: Anatomy of Habit – “Your Pure Breath”
November 30, 2021 Adem Tepedelen
Bang a gong, get it on with an epic track from Chicago’s doomy, atmospheric post-punk collective, Anatomy of Habit.
Video Premiere: The Exit Bags – ‘Shingles’
October 4, 2021 Emily Bellino
The Exit Bags set a depressing mood with new song “Shingles.”
Streaming: Dreamwheel’s “Chain Of Fear”
August 17, 2021 Justin Norton
Hear Evan Linger (Skeletonwitch bassist) and Julia Gaeta (former Albez Duz guitarist) collaborate on Siouxsie Sioux-meets-Killing Joke-meets-Joy Division project Dreamwheel.
Full Album Stream: Gorsedd FM – The Promise of Rot
August 6, 2021 Dutch Pearce
American post-punk/post-black metal duo Gorsedd FM cut a disarmingly good debut full-length with The Promise of Rot.
Video Premiere: Widow Rings – “A Little Forever”
December 16, 2020 Sean Frasier
Virginian post-punks Widow Rings transport us to the golden age of music videos with their goth anthem “A Little Forever.”
Video Premiere: Sword Collector – “Inherit the Scepter”
November 13, 2020 Sean Frasier
Post-punk goth rockers Sword Collector premiere their triumphant “Inherit the Scepter” video. Seize the blade and stream it now.
Q&A: Tobias Grave (Soft Kill) Gives Portland’s Dead Kids A Voice
November 9, 2020 Chris Dick
Tobias Grave sheds welcome light on the darker recesses of Soft Kill and home city Portland with new interview for Dead Kids, R.I.P. City.
Album Premiere: The Path of Memory ‘Hell is Other People’
June 15, 2020 Chris Dick
Switzerland-based death rock/post-punk outfit The Path of Memory finds joy in division on new album, Hell is Other People. Streaming in full only at Decibel!
Video Premiere: The Wraith – “Ballad of Aeon”
February 18, 2020 Dutch Pearce
Put some apocalyptic visuals to the opening banger off one of the heaviest and darkest post-punk albums of 2019 with this brand new video from no-escape LA punks The Wraith.
Track Premiere: Destroyer of Light – ‘Lullaby’ (The Cure Cover)
February 14, 2020 Emily Bellino
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Destroyer of Light‘s morose cover of The Cure’s “Lullaby.”
June 14, 2019 Dutch Pearce
This week on Demo:listen we enter the dark night of music with Kentucky’s Verboten.
Track Premiere: The Foreign Resort ‘Outnumbered’
February 4, 2019 Chris Dick
Danish post-punk power trio Foreign Resort set fire with new edit of single “Outnumbered” off the group’s new album, “Outnumbered.”
Track Premiere: US Grave – ‘Stumble Off the Earth’
August 6, 2018 J. Bennett
Check out a new song from US Grave, featuring members of black ‘n’ rollers Take Over and Destroy.
Q&A: Deb DeMure & Mona D (Drab Majesty) Dispelled & Unmasked
August 6, 2018 Chris Dick
Drab Majesty duo DeMure & Mona D talk through the inner workings of their image, their music, and next steps.
Watch: Heads. – ‘Wolves at the Door’
April 12, 2018 Emily Bellino
Watch a new video from dark post-punk/noise rock trio Heads.
Track Premiere: Soft Kill ‘Missing’ + Five Questions With Tobias Grave
April 3, 2018 Chris Dick
Soft Kill premiere new track “Missing” off new album Savior.
What is the Connection between Metal and Post-Punk?
February 28, 2018 Joseph Schafer
A conversation with Jason Corbett of ACTORS on the conenction between heavy metal and Post-punk.
Primitive Knot: Dreams of Pagan Soil and Urban Decay
January 26, 2018 J. Andrew
According to Jim, the mastermind behind the spooky UK act Primitive Knot, “what I like to do is create collisions between different genres and approaches, as this creates confusion, creative tensions and new psychic spaces.”
Track Premiere: Narcos Family Band – “Hammer It Shut”
December 22, 2017 Emily Bellino
It’s a punk rock party with a new song from Philly’s Narcos Family Band.
Q&A: Soror Dolorosa’s Andy Julia Gets Post-Punk’d
December 4, 2017 Chris Dick
Soror Dolorosa’s Andy Julia talks travel, black metal, and new album Apollo
Track Premiere: Soft Kill ‘Insider’ (Tom Petty Cover)
October 3, 2017 Chris Dick
Post-punk aficionados Soft Kill feel the weight of Tom Petty’s recent passing. To cope and to honor the legendary musician, Soft Kill have covered “Insider” off Petty’s “Hard Promises” album.
Track Premiere: Grave Pleasures – ‘Infatuation Overkill’
July 27, 2017 Emily Bellino
Watch a new video from apocalyptic post-punk rockers Grave Pleasures now!