Sick of it All

Album Premiere: Death Before Dishonor “Unfinished Business”

July 24, 2019

Boston hardcore institution Death Before Dishonor returns after a decade with the ferocious new full-length Unfinished Business.

That Tour Was Awesome: New Titans on the Bloc (1991)

January 25, 2018

In 1991, the New Titans on the Bloc tour brought together Sepultura, Sacred Reich, Napalm Death and Sick of it All in a traveling circus of violence and extreme-music melting-pot mania.

Five Times Abacus Records Got it Right

January 11, 2018

When it came to mid-to-early 2000s metalcore and heavy post-hardcore, Abacus Records were on fire. Here are five times they killed it.

Still Not Forgetting the Struggle, Still Not Forgetting the Streets: Legendary Warzone Singer Honored In NYC Twenty Years After Death

October 4, 2017

Check out video of underground hardcore heroes paying tribute to fallen Warzone singer Raybeez at last weekend’s tribute show.


February 15, 2017

Remarkable things are afoot over at the YouTube page of Magic Bullet Records — one of the best, most adventurous independent labels currently in existence, led by the incomparable artist/musician/leader Brent Eyestone whose efforts we’ve previously covered here, here, here, and here — where a series of amazing live performances captured on videotape during various revolutionary heavy music moments of the nineties are now being digitized and posted for posterity.

Exclusive Premiere: Sick of it All’s “Get Bronx” Video!

March 5, 2015

Decibel Hall of Famers Sick of it All don’t require much of an introduction, so let’s just say it’s an extremely extreme honor to present the exclusive premiere of the NYHC legends’ video for “Get Bronx” off the recent hardcore scorcher The Last Act of Defiance and get on with the show…

2014: The Year In Deciblog Interviews

December 29, 2014

It’s instructive to look back at a collection of work over the course of a year. During 2014 we’ve endeavored to get you as many interviews we could on Mondays and Wednesdays in addition to streaming tracks, which are sort of a default necessity in music writing these days. If you take a look you’ll…

Clobberin’ Time: Sick Of It All On The Evolution Of Mosh

November 24, 2014

This is the time of the year to acknowledge the things you’re thankful for. One of the things we’re very thankful for is that we’ve been alive to experience multiple Sick Of It All shows. SOIA has long exported their brands of New York City hardcore to the world – as well as their intensely…

Armand Majidi (Sick of it All) interviewed

October 20, 2014

** Decibel Hall of Famers Sick of it All know what it’s like to persevere. They’ve been around longer than most of us have been alive, toiling in the unsteady waters of hardcore/punk like strongmen of the Five Burroughs. Well, the legends have returned in the shape of new album, Last Act Of Defiance. It…

Tales From the Metalnomicon: Eric Weiss of Rumpshaker

July 19, 2013

Welcome to Tales From the Metalnomicon, a new twice-monthly column delving into the surprisingly vast world of heavy metal-tinged/inspired literature and metalhead authors… Full disclosure: The Metalnomicon has not surveyed every hardcore fanzine in the history of hardcore fanzines. That is a task ill-suited to a single human lifespan, even one that, say, skipped the…

Sick of it All – “Scratch the Surface”

August 28, 2012

Four fellow dragon aficionados ensconced in the upper reaches of a Chinatown rehearsal loft they sublet with Henry Rollins (and a particularly stouthearted mouse) summoned into being the 1994 hardcore magnum opus Scratch the Surface.