Redefining Darkness

Full Album Stream: Escarnium – “Dysthymia”

September 5, 2022

Brazilian death metal outfit Escarnium stream their first album in six years.

Full Album Stream: Carnal Ruin – ‘Soulless I Remain’

August 29, 2022

Old-school styled Florida death metallers Carnal Ruin wear their influences on their sleeves. And those sleeves definitely have sleeve print on them.

Full Album Stream: Katakomba – “Katakomba”

July 25, 2022

Fans of the Dismember and Entombed school of buzzsaw death metal need to tune into Katakomba‘s self-titled full-length, like, now.

Full Album Stream: Maul – “Seraphic Punishment”

July 14, 2022

Midwest death dealers Maul release their debut album, Seraphic Punishment.

Interview: Redefining Darkness Owner Thomas Haywood Hosts Inaugural Into the Darkness Fest

July 12, 2022

Decibel spoke with Redefining Darkness Records about Into the Darkness Fest, a new death metal festival in Youngstown, Ohio.

Full Album Stream: Disfuneral – “Blood Red Tentacle”

April 11, 2022

Disfuneral worship at the altar of Autopsy and Swedish death metal on Blood Red Tentacle.

Exclusive EP Premiere: Jesus Wept – ‘Psychedelic Degeneracy’

March 8, 2022

Motor City quartet Jesus Wept tune in, turn on and drop some serious Carcass-inspired death ’n’ roll on their new EP.

Full EP Premiere: Sickbay – “Brutal Existence”

February 17, 2022

Hear Hudson Valley, NY slamming death metal trio Sickbay emerge with their Redefining Darkness debut, Brutal Existence.

Demo:listen: Rotborn

January 18, 2022

This week Demo:listen premieres the massively crushing debut EP from Brazilian death metal quartet Rotborn.

Album Premiere: Holy Death – Separate Mind from Flesh

October 28, 2021

Unimaginable devastation awaits on Las Vegas-based death-doom clobberers Holy Death’s debut LP, Separate Mind from Flesh, streaming now, exclusively, right here.

Full Album Stream: Wraith – “Undo the Chains”

September 21, 2021

Thrash fans hungry for riffs will find themselves deeply satisfied by Wraith‘s latest album, streaming in full only at Decibel.

Full Album Stream: Black Mass – “Feast at the Forbidden Tree”

September 7, 2021

The latest album from Boston’s own thrash metal masters shows the band’s ability to sound both focused and spontaneous.

Full Album Stream: Alchemy of Flesh – “Ageless Abominations”

August 10, 2021

Alchemy of Flesh worship at Morbid Angel’s altar of madness on their debut album, Ageless Abominations.

Full Album Stream: Tombstoner – ‘Victims of Vile Torture’

July 26, 2021

Hear staten Island death dealers Tombstoner deliver “10 angry bangers that serve as a collective middle finger” to the pandemic.

Full EP Stream: Morbid Breath – “In the Hand of the Reaper”

May 17, 2021

Morbid Breath seeks to “revive that malicious, heavy, and raw 80’s thrash-metal sound” on their new EP, In the Hand of the Reaper.”

Album Premiere: Coffin Mulch – ‘Septic Funeral’

February 22, 2021

“We really just wanted to write some classic death metal with horror-inspired lyrics, all without taking ourselves too seriously!”

Video Premiere: Angerot – ‘Vestiments of Cancer’

November 10, 2020

Watch U.S. death dealers Angerot wear the “Vestiments of Cancer” in their new video.

Full EP Stream: Humanity is Cancer – “Humanity is Cancer”

November 9, 2020

Current and former members of The Faceless, Abigail Williams, Aborted From the Hellmouth and Nunslaughter know that Humanity is Cancer.

Album Premiere: Sarcator – Sarcator

October 27, 2020

Precocious Swedish scorchers Sarcator blast off and leave Earth far behind on their merciless debut self-titled full-length.

Exclusive Premiere: Carnal Ruin – ‘The Damned Lie Rotting’

September 15, 2020

Florida band Carnal Ruin unleash a barrage of old school death metal violence. Hear their killer new EP The Damned Lie Rotting in its entirety right now.