Seattle

Track Premiere: Beldam – ‘Carrion Feast’

January 10, 2018

Stream a crushingly heavy new song from Seattle-based sludge practitioners Beldam now.

Video Premiere: Gruntruck – “Noise Field”

October 13, 2017

A killer lost Gruntruck album is unearthed and we celebrate its release with the premiere of a new Gruntruck video for the track “Noise Field.”

Retrospective: Thirty Years of Big Black’s “Songs About Fucking”

September 11, 2017

Thirty years ago, Big Black released their final opus, Songs About Fucking. We revisit what exactly made that last album so important.

Watch: Blöödhag Vocalist Throws Coffee on Alex Jones in Seattle

August 18, 2017

Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is confronted on the street in Seattle. Watch the full video now.

Demo:listen: Fetid

April 14, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we recoil and blanch in the presence of Seattle’s Fetid.

Track Premiere: Crurifragium unleash “Slaughterers of the Flocks”

January 3, 2017

Check out this exclusive premiere of the track, “Slaughterers of the Flocks,” from Seattle’s cruelest bunch of blasphemers, Crurifragium, off their debut album Beasts of the Temple of Satan.

The Deciblog Interview: Tad Doyle

March 9, 2015

Tad Doyle has preached the Gospel of heaviness for the better part of his life. His seminal band TAD was one of the first out of the gate in Seattle’s grunge movement and one of the earliest bands signed to the legendary Sub Pop label. Although they never achieved the massive crossover success of their…

Streaming: Sandrider’s “Rain”

February 4, 2015

We will never miss a chance to host some new music from our friends in Sandrider. They were the band, after all, that premiered a song here on the ways one might conceivably become the ultimate urban legend. If our math is correct this is the third time they’ve made a streaming appearance on the…

Video Premiere: Deadkill’s “Shakes”

November 5, 2014

Massive hangovers! Camel breath! Riffs! Hair of the dog shots! Barfing on video! Fortunately, these guys decided to walk to the bar for another day of partying. The aforementioned bad behaviors are in full effect in the low production cost but high comedic value video debut of Deadkill’s “Shakes.” Decibel premiered the No, Never! album…

BREWTAL TRUTH: Drink This Now!

July 26, 2013

Given the opportunity to write about craft beer every month in Decibel has been eye-opening. The idea that our “Brewtal Truth” column would have lasted more than four years (and counting) and even spawn a book—The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers, out in November—is pretty amazing. Now it’s time to bring a little “Brewtal…

Throw Me A Frickin’ Label Hack: Seattle’s Giza

April 19, 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)…