Q&A

Q&A: Soft Kill’s Tobias Grave on addiction, redemption through fatherhood and “Savior”

May 11, 2018

Soft Kill main man discusses addiction, sobriety, the birth of his son and new album Savior.

Q&A and Track Premiere: Leila Abdul-Rauf on “Diminution”

March 16, 2018

Leila Abdul-Rauf is well known to Decibel readers for her exemplary work with bands including Vastum, Cardinal Wyrm, Hammers Of Misfortune and others. The multi-instrumentalist is also busy composing her own music, which often veers in unpredictable directions. Her upcoming album Diminution, the followup to the 2015 release Insomnia, draws on Abdul-Rauf’s feelings about the collapse of the…

Extreme Reading: An Interview with Author Dean Swinford

August 14, 2017

Read an interview with extremely extreme author Dean Swinford on his new book, Death Metal Epic: Book II: Goat Song Sacrifice now!

Conflict is Inevitable: An Interview with Moral Void

August 10, 2017

Unhinged blackened hardcore trio Moral Void have an explosive debut record with Deprive. Delve further into the madness.

The Colossus of Destiny: A Conversation With the Melvins Movie Director

August 9, 2017

Musical rulebreakers Melvins are starring in a new documentary, The Colossus of Destiny . Read an exclusive interview with the film’s director!

Q&A: Filmmaker Sam Dunn On His Virtual Reality Wacken Film

June 1, 2017

Filmmaker Sam Dunn talks to us about his new Wacken documentary filmed in virtual reality.

Q&A: Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach On ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’ & Killswitch Engage Beer

May 4, 2017

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach talks to Decibel about the fifteen-year anniversary of Alive or Just Breathing and Killswitch’s new beer collaboration with Cigar City Brewing. 

Decibel Editor-in-Chief Albert Mudrian Interviewed On Fathoming Heavy Podcast

May 4, 2017

Decibel Editor-in-Chief Albert Mudrian appeared on Fathoming Heavy podcast to talk about The Decibel Tour, Choosing Death and more. 

Q&A: Edward Banchs, author of “Heavy Metal Africa”

February 13, 2017

Decibel talks to the author of the excellent new book Heavy Metal Africa

Q&A: East Bay Ray (Dead Kennedys) on Trump, The Internet And His Revolutionary Guitar Sound

November 21, 2016

Dead Kennedys guitarist East Bay Ray sat down for a rare interview with Decibel and discussed Trump, his inimitable guitar style and how the Internet breeds fascism.