Progressive Metal

Scott Kelly: Mastodon’s Essential Collaborator

October 1, 2018

Scott Kelly has been a constant guest on each Mastodon album since Leviathan. Decibel compiled a cohesively-running playlist of those songs.

Full EP Stream: Chuggernaut – “Kodiak”

August 22, 2018

Chuggernaut stream new EP Kodiak and discuss its writing process.

Watch a New Clip from Green Carnation’s Live DVD

August 13, 2018

Watch an excerpt from Green Carnation‘s upcoming live DVD, Last Day of Darkness.

Gojira’s “From Mars to Sirius” Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

July 11, 2018

Gojira‘s landmark third album, From Mars to Sirius, is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Watch: Runescarred – ‘This is Mine’

May 17, 2018

Runescarred make a triumphant entrance with the video for “This is Mine.”

Exclusive Excerpt: Queensrÿche’s “Operation Mindcrime” Hall of Fame

May 3, 2018

Queensrÿche’s Operation: Mindcrime turns 30 today. Read an exclusive excerpt from its Hall of Fame induction.

Interview: Voivod Guitarist, Composer Daniel ‘Chewy’ Mongrain on Joining His Favorite Band

April 17, 2018

A lengthy interview with Voivod guitarist/composer Chewy, Piggy’s successor and longtime Voivod fan.

Rank & Defile: Ivar Bjørnson Orders Enslaved’s Albums from Worst to Best

February 15, 2018

In celebration of the start of the seventh incarnation of the Decibel Magazine Tour, Enslaved creative force Ivar Bjørnson ranks the band’s albums from worst to best.

Video Premiere: Witherfall – ‘Portrait’

February 1, 2018

LA prog/power metal heroes release a new video from the opening track off Nocturnes and Requiems.

Video Premiere: Oddland – ‘Penumbra’

August 14, 2017

Watch a new video from Oddland, recorded during their 2017 European tour.

Cormorant’s Matt Solis: “We’re Always Looking to Explore New Sonic Territory”

August 11, 2017

Being a progressive band worth listening to brings two challenges. First, the band must be willing to explore and weave different styles together in a compelling way. Second and perhaps most importantly, the sound should still be tethered to some recognizable form that audiences can use to relate to the music. The music can’t just…

Track Premiere: The Oxford Coma – ‘Trauma (Maybe I’m Forgetting Something)’

August 9, 2017

The Oxford Coma are putting their own unique spin on grunge. Listen to a new song featuring Intronaut guitarist/vocalist Sacha Dunable.