Track Premiere: East of the Wall – ‘Detonator Gauntlet’
March 14, 2023 Emily Bellino
East of the Wall announce their new album, A Neutral Second.
Track Premiere: Cathari – ‘Beautiful Boy’
March 13, 2023 Emily Bellino
It’s all doom and gloom for Cathari.
Track Premiere: Pestifer – “Defeat of the Nemesis”
March 13, 2023 Jon Rosenthal
Belgian progressive death metallers Pestifer are anything but a nuisance on spectacular new track “Defeat of the Nemesis.”
Track Premiere: DieHumane – “Epitaph”
March 10, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
If alt-doom isn’t a thing, Texas collective DieHumane may well have invented it on their new single, “Epitaph.”
Full EP Premiere: Negative Prayer – “Negative Prayer”
March 9, 2023 Brad Sanders
Hear three death metal D-beatdowns form Negative Prayer, featuring former and current members of Poison Idea, Vastum, Funebrarum and VoidCeremony.
Video Premiere: Besra – “Dwell In Gloom”
March 9, 2023 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Watch Finnish post-metal band Besra debuting a new live-in-the-studio take on their previously released crusher “Dwell In Gloom.”
Full EP Stream: Bred for Slaughter – “Here You’re Born… Here You Die”
March 8, 2023 Emily Bellino
Listen to the debut EP from Bay Area death metal outfit Bred for Slaughter, featuring Mortuous guitarist/vocalist Mike Beams!
Album Premiere: Bastard Grave – ‘Vortex of Disgust’
March 8, 2023 Sean Frasier
Swedish death metal morticians Bastard Grave blast from the casket with their odorous ode to human suffering, Vortex of Disgust.
Video Premiere: Night Goat – “Wendigo”
March 7, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
The manic, unhinged fury of Ohio’s Night Goat is unleashed in the band’s psychedelic new video for “Wendigo.”
Full Album Stream: Dirge – ‘Dirge
March 6, 2023 Emily Bellino
Mumbai’s Dirge stream their sophomore album ahead of its release.
WATCH: Jacob Bannon and Cave In’s Stephen Brodsky and Adam McGrath Breakdown the Until Your Heart Stops Cover Art
March 3, 2023 Albert Mudrian
To celebrate the deluxe reissues of their landmark Until Your Heart Stops debut, members of Cave In discuss creating the album cover with artist Jacob Bannon.
Watch: Circle of Sighs Combine Black Metal, Free Jazz and Avant-Garde Theater in an Insane Live Performance
March 3, 2023 Emily Bellino
Black metal. Free jazz. Mimes.
Track Premiere: Tribe of Pazuzu – ‘The Trial and Prosecution of the Scorned Prophet’ (Feat. Jorgen Sandstrom)
March 2, 2023 Emily Bellino
Listen to a new song from Tribe of Pazuzu, including Cryptopsy drummer Flo Mounier.
Video Premiere: Gorod – “We Are the Sun Gods”
March 1, 2023 Jon Rosenthal
Watch progressive death metal vets Gorod shine bright in the latest video taken from their forthcoming record, The Orb, out March 10.
Track Premiere: Heretic Plague – “Briefcase Full of Cutlery”
March 1, 2023 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Soak in the grind/death madness that is the latest from Heretic Plague, “Briefcase Full of Cutlery,” from their forthcoming, debut album, Context Is a Stumbling Corpse.
Video Premiere: Kill Me – “Bloodsluts”
February 28, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Watch the new video from Seattle noise/sludge duo Kill Me, because it’s called “Bloodsluts.”
Video Premiere: Deathgrave – “Your Rulers Are Here”
February 27, 2023 Brad Sanders
Bay area death dealers Deathgrave return in April with new LP, It’s Only Midnight. But we’ve got their new The Thing-meets-Trees Lounge inspired video right now!
Video Premiere: Úlfúð (Ulfud) – “Leviathan Dreams”
February 24, 2023 Decibel Magazine
Watch the stunning new Úlfúð video and then grab one of the just 108 copies of their debut, Of Existential Distortion, on Decibel exclusive blue & cobalt swirled vinyl!
Full Album Stream: Getting Morose n’ Miserable with They Grieve’s To Which I Bore Witness
February 23, 2023 Kevin Stewart-Panko
Listen to the debut full-length by Ottawa-based post-metal/drone doom duo, They Grieve!
Video Premiere: Morbikon – “Borne of Phantom Vessel”
February 22, 2023 Brad Sanders
Black metal project Morbikon is building a mythology with a series of animated music videos. First with last year’s “Universal Funeral” video, and now, Decibel is premiering its sequel: “Borne of Phantom Vessel.”
Video Premiere: Chrome Waves – “The Nail”
February 22, 2023 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Ease into your Wednesday with some Midwestern post-black metal from Chrome Waves by way of their new video, “The Nail.”
Album Premiere: Merlock – ‘Onward Strides Colossus’
February 22, 2023 Sean Frasier
Spokane sludge rockers Merlock explore the shadows of psychedelia on their new LP, Onward Strides Colossus.
Full Album Stream: Megaton Sword – ‘Might & Power’
February 21, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Hear Switzerland’s epic metal purveyors Megaton Sword slash and burn on their second album, ‘Might & Power.’
Full Album Stream: Wretched Fate – “Carnal Heresy”
February 21, 2023 Emily Bellino
Wretched Fate are back on album number two.
Full Album Stream: Sulfuric Cautery – ‘Suffocating Feats of Dehumanization’
February 21, 2023 Gene Meyer
Hear L.A. grind force Sulfuric Cautery at their best, namely rabid and unrelenting, but with a bit more focus and flair for songwriting.
Video Premiere: Blind Oath – “Fascinatrix”
February 20, 2023 Addison Herron-Wheeler
Power metallers Blind Oath just dropped the video for “Fascinatrix” from their self-titled, debut to be released March 17 via Horton Records. It’s big, it’s epic and it’s definitely indicative of things to come from the band.
Full Demo Stream: Bone Weapon – ‘Thrive or Starve’
February 20, 2023 Emily Bellino
Listen to Thrive or Starve, the debut demo from death/doom dealers Bone Weapon.
Full Album Stream: Last Legion – ‘Metall, Blod & Aska’
February 16, 2023 Adem Tepedelen
Hear the blackened death thrash of Sweden’s Last Legion as it was meant to be heard—in Swedish.
Full Album Stream: Owl – “Geomancy”
February 16, 2023 Emily Bellino
Owl take a psychedelic journey on new album Geomancy.
Track Premiere: Usnea – ‘From Soot and Pyre’
February 14, 2023 Emily Bellino
Usnea rise “From Soot and Pyre” on their first release in six years.