Pig Destroyer Enter Studio to Record New Album

October 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Pig Destroyer have entered the studio to record their next album.

For Those About to Squawk: Iron Monkey, Cursed Moon, Thy Serpent’s Cult

October 13, 2017 Blake Harrison

Our resident birdbrains pecks on new titles from Iron Monkey, Cursed Moon and Thy Serpent’s Cult.

Track Premiere: Boson – ‘Mass of the Phoenix’

October 12, 2017 Vince Bellino

Boson join forces with Gatecreeper on a new song. Listen now!

For Those About to Squawk: TBDM, Primitive Man, Nudist

September 29, 2017 Blake Harrison

Our resident birdbrains pecks on new releases from The Black Dahlia Murder, Primitive Man and Nudist.

Watch: Poison Blood ‘Myths From the Desert’ Playthrough

September 29, 2017 Vince Bellino

Watch a video playthrough for Poison Blood‘s “Myths From the Desert.”

Track Premiere & Interview: Primitive Man – ‘Commerce’

September 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a crushing new track from Primitive Man and read an interview with vocalist/guitarist Ethan McCarthy.

Track Premiere: Iron Monkey – ‘9-13’

September 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from reunited sludge/doom cult legends Iron Monkey now!

Track Premiere: Haemorrhage – ‘Transporting Cadavers’

August 29, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new video from goregrind brutalizers Haemorrhage‘s seventh album, We Are the Gore.

Watch: Expulsion – ‘Nightmare Future’ (Guitar Playthrough)

August 11, 2017 Vince Bellino

Matt Olivo shows us how it’s done in a new Expulsion guitar playthrough.


July 31, 2017 Michael Wohlberg

Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume
Consistency is the Devil
dB rating: 8/10

Interview: Tau Cross’ Rob Miller on New Record and Being a ‘Supergroup’

July 20, 2017 Neill Jameson

Tau Cross‘ Rob “The Baron” Miller is interviewed by Neill Jameson on new album, being a ‘supergroup’ and recommended reading. 


July 10, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Nightmare Future
Arise to grind anew
dB rating: 9/10

For Those About To Squawk: Waldo’s Interview Tips

June 9, 2017 Blake Harrison

Interview tips from our resident birdbrains, plus pecking on Cemetery UrnTombs and Dying Fetus. 

Track Premiere: Expulsion – ‘Total Human Genocide’

June 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Hear the second song from Expulsion, featuring members of Repulsion, Exhumed, Gruesome, Phobia and more.

John Frum

May 22, 2017 Jonathan Horsley

A Stirring in the Noos
Young gods
dB rating: 8/10

Today is the Day – Temple of the Morning Star

February 28, 2017 Shane Mehling

Almost four minutes into Temple of the Morning Star is when the infamous fundamentalist preacher says, “Right now I want the undivided attention of every God-fearing American citizen.” And that’s pretty much where Today Is the Day officially began their new brand of misery.

Obituary Unveil “No” Via Decibel Flexi Series!

February 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Death metal legends Obituary join the Decibel Flexi Series. Ultra-limited quantities available, so act fast! 

Obituary Release New Song In Advance Of New Album And Decibel Magazine Tour

February 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Obituary are still churning out kick-ass death metal. Hear their latest single, “Turned to Stone” and catch them on the Decibel Magazine Tour 2017. 

King Woman

February 6, 2017 Jeff Treppel

Created in the Image of Suffering
Long live the king
dB rating: 8/10

Track Premiere: Unearthly Trance – ‘Scythe’

February 1, 2017 Vince Bellino

Bleak, noisy doom is what to expect from Unearthly Trance‘s latest single, “Scythe.”

Neurosis – “Times of Grace”

August 26, 2016 Matt Solis

I’m no expert on multiverse theory, but I’ve listened to enough stoned podcast ramblings to get the gist: Anything that can happen has already happened, and not only that, it’s happened an infinite number of times.

Neurosis – “Through Silver In Blood”

August 26, 2016 Shane Mehling

While debating the musical and artistic impact of each Neurosis release is something many of us are happy to do long into the night, it’s pretty clear that if they ever had a breakout record, that record was Through Silver in Blood.


August 17, 2016 Shawn Macomber

As Cleveland brutalizers/trailblazers Ringworm returns with yet another fiery-as-fuck, slab of bludgeoning occult-infused metallic hardcore entitled Snake Church, it seemed as appropriate a time as any to check in with vocalist and hardcore horror memorabilia collector Human Furnace about his favorite dark films to watch during the offstage lulls on tour. 

Horseback Ride Again With New Track “Lion Killer”

July 7, 2016 Albert Mudrian

Horseback‘s new LP Dead Ringers is out next month, but we’ve got a brand new track from it, “Lion Killer” for you right now. 

Not Fade Away: Exclusive Call of the Void Stream!

February 3, 2015 Shawn Macomber

Damn, this new Call of the Void joint has some cool textures on it. Featuring a sort of His Hero Is Gone by way of latter day Napalm Death sound, Ageless goes a lot of interesting places, both sonically and compositionally. The record is out next week via Relapse, but we’ve got the full-stream for…

INTERVIEW: Just Dave from Portland crust kings Nux Vomica on punks, preachers and 24/7 anxiety

April 14, 2014 Jonathan Horsley

Melodic death metal, crust, d-beat, black metal, doom, post-metal . . . It doesn’t really matter how you label Nux Vomica because it’s pretty much impossible to adequately describe their wayfaring sound in terms of genre alone. Yeah we went for crust in this headline, but that was more of a convenient adjective, headline shorthand,…