Five For Friday: August 19, 2022

August 19, 2022

This week’s hand-picked set of new releases feature the latest from Russian Circles, Soilwork, Morbid Evils and more!

Track Premiere: Kill Division – ‘Cultists’

February 16, 2021

Current and former members of Megadeth, Soilwork, Gruesome, Malevolent Creation and Venom Inc. join forces in new grind unit Kill Division.

Q&A: Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork) Hits On New EP, Health, & COVID-19

December 7, 2020

Soilwork vocalist Björn “Speed” Strid talks new EP A Whisp of the Atlantic and predicts the effects of COVID-19 in 2021. Only at Decibel!

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with David Andersson of Soilwork

December 3, 2020

To celebrate the release of Soilwork‘s new EP, A Whisp of the Atlantic, we caught up with guitarist David Andersson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Album Review: Soilwork – “Verkligheten”

January 3, 2019

Soilwork continue their tear through melodic death metal with Verkligheten.

Q&A: David Andersson (The Night Flight Orchestra) Sails Into Yacht Rock Waters

July 30, 2018

An interview with The Night Flight Orchestra’s David Andersson about “Sometimes the World Ain’t Enough”.

Dirk Verbeuren’s Top 5 Hardest Megadeth Songs To Play

September 25, 2017

Drummer Dirk Verbeuren details the five most complicated Megadeth songs to play past and present.

Decibel Presents “Anchors to Asphalt,” a FreqsTV Extreme Metal Tour Series

February 25, 2016

We teamed up with FreqsTV, the all-original rock and metal documentary channel on YouTube, for some pavement-crushing tour videography. 

Metal Muthas Monday: Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren

July 13, 2015

Every so often, we take a little time on Mondays to pay tribute to the Muthas! That is, reprinting the adorable metal/maternal Q&As that run in the magazine. Today, enjoy Chris Dick’s chat with Cecilia Verstraelen, mutha of Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren. 

Top 5 Albums NOT In Our Top 40 Of 2013 List

December 30, 2013

** Every year we do it. Decibel assembles a list of killer albums based on a secret algorithm. This year, I wanted to add to our Top 40 list (as published HERE). Albums I felt were overlooked on our list. The artists and albums reflect my opinion only and weren’t subject to the secret algorithm….

Decibrity Playlist: Soilwork (Part 2)

April 4, 2013

Last week, as part of what became an unofficial Soilwork week around these parts, the Swedish sextet’s drummer Dirk Verbeuren gave us a glimpse into his diverse listening habits. As promised, we now present five more tracks from frontman and founder Björn “Speed” Strid, each of which helped meld his musical tastes during his more…

Decibrity Playlist: Soilwork (Part 1)

March 28, 2013

Given that Soilwork unleashed its first double album (and ninth overall), The Living Infinite, earlier this month, it’s only appropriate that the long-running Swedish outfit passed along a double playlist. Up first: a collection of tracks from drummer Dirk Verbeuren, each offering an insight into his diverse tastes (Prince is becoming quite a fixture in…

Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork) interviewed

March 27, 2013

First of all, are you crazy? A double album in 2013?Dirk Verbeuren: [Laughs] We kind of thought that at first, too. Speed [Strid] had come up with that idea. That’s something he had wanted to do. In his head he’s like, “I wanna do a double album.” When he first told us he wanted to…