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Decibel Contributor Roundtable: What band have you seen most live?

September 26, 2018

Decibel contributors share the bands they’ve seen on stage most, from sludge icons Eyehategod to metal juggernauts Lamb of God.

Video Premiere: Persefone – ‘Living Waves’

March 7, 2017

Persefone have released a music video for “Living Waves,” featuring Paul Masvidal of Cynic. 

Full Album Stream: Eye – ‘Vision and Ageless Light’

November 17, 2016

Eye‘s Vision and Ageless Light is a retro psychedelic prog throwback that pays homage to the past while keeping it fresh.

Dissona Take Prog To “Another Sky”

December 14, 2015

Chicago prog metal unit Dissona will soon release their second full-length scorcher Paleopneumatic.  The album wormhole-hops through myriad styles and instrument combinatorial choices; the overall effect is a twisted journey through a musical landscape molded by dudes who really know their shit.

Talkin’ Prog with Enslaved’s Grutle Kjellson

April 6, 2015

Enslaved recently wrapped up a month-long North American tour that saw them play several tunes off their latest album, In Times—another progressive masterpiece for the band’s impressive portfolio. We talked to vocalist/bassist Grutle Kjellson to find out what the band thinks about the “progressive” label and how that translates to their musical output. What does…

Inside The Shredder’s Studio #7: André Foisy Of Locrian

July 24, 2013

Locrian’s new album Return To Annihilation is one of the better records I’ve heard this year, and the praise keeps rolling in. We decided that it was a perfect time to invite frontman André Foisy to the shredder’s studio. He shared a list of eclectic infuences and might be the first shredder featured ever that…

Throw Me a Frickin’ Label Hack: Odela Exposes its Proggy Bits

April 12, 2013

Because every day another band records another song.  Because 83% of those songs are unlistenable and you can’t be bothered to sift through the dreck.  Because metal is about not giving a shit and waking your own personal storm.  Because music is universal, expression is boundless, and even indie labels (whatever that means these days)…

Fate Brings Arch/Matheos Together Again

September 13, 2011

It’s big news in the metal world when an album (or EP, or whatever) arrives with John Arch’s vocals on it. His Bruce Dickinson-like tenor was a beacon in the mid-’80s U.S. metal scene when he fronted Fates Warning on their now-classic first three albums. After he left the band, however, he basically put music…