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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…