speed metal

Q&A: Adrenalin OD’s Dave Scott Schwartzman On His New Book and Becoming The World’s Fastest Punk Band

September 21, 2022

Adrenalin O.D. drummer Dave Scott Schwartzman discusses his upcoming book If It’s Tuesday This Must Be Walla Walla: The Wacky History of Adrenalin O.D., which tells the story of AOD and hardcore’s formative years.

Full Album Stream: Raptore ‘Blackfire’

July 25, 2022

Spanish speed metallers Raptore resurrect the past to burn down the future on new album, Blackfire. Streaming in speedy full at Decibel!

Full Split 7″ Premiere: Razör Förge/Chaoshorde

May 10, 2022

Hear Razör Förge and Chaoshorde get medieval on their new Vicious Witch Records split.

EP Premiere: Diabolical Evil – “Cursed by Blood” / “Valley of the Damned”

March 1, 2022

Hear Brazilian speed metal merchant Diabolical Evil make their vinyl debut for new U.K.-based label Vicious Witch Records.

Video Premiere: Roadkiller ft. Jess Margera  – “Like the Crow”

February 28, 2022

Watch Philly-based speed rock force Roadkiller team up with CYK’s Jess Margera for the project’s latest single.

Track Premiere: Charger – “Summon the Demon”

February 15, 2022

Hear Rancid bassist, Matt Freeman, lead his speed metal trio Charger through a rampaging track from their upcoming debut LP.

Track Premiere: Graveripper – ‘Atoms Divide’

April 15, 2021

Black-thrashers Graveripper deliver nuclear assault with new song “Atoms Divide.”

Track Premiere: Spellforger – “Lord of Possession”

March 1, 2021

Indonesian thrashers Spellforger murder the front row on new song “Lord of Possession”. Streaming faster and louder only at Decibel!

Full Album Premiere: Significant Point ‘Into the Storm’

February 22, 2021

Decibel and Japanese heavy metallers Significant Point team up to fight Kaiju using their new album, Into the Storm, as the soundtrack.

Track Premiere: Reaper – “Dogs of the Crumbled Firmament”

February 2, 2021

Swedish black metal speed freaks Reaper return with a new track from their upcoming sophomore album The Atonality of Flesh.

Full Album Premiere: Pounder – ‘Breaking the World’

January 25, 2021

California-based heavy metal purveyors Pounder deafen the world on thunderous new album, Breaking the World. Streaming with metal might now at Decibel!

Album Premiere: Evoke – ‘Seeds of Death’

September 9, 2020

Bullet-belted deathrashers Evoke race the devil on their debut LP, Seeds of Death. Out September 18 on Pulverized Records.

Album Premiere and Interview: Blood Star – ‘The Fear’

May 20, 2020

Wish upon a Blood Star and bask in the light of a new white-hot trad metal project from Visigoth guitarist Jamison Palmer. Listen to The Fear now.

Full Album Stream: Sign of Evil – ‘Psychodelic Horror’

March 11, 2020

Chilean solo project Sign of Evil emerges from the shadows armed with blackened riffs on the debut EP Psychodelic Horror.

Track Premiere: Crypt Dagger – “Six Horned Pervertor”

March 3, 2020

Depraved German trio Crypt Dagger come ripping with another slasher of arcane and malevolent black thrash from their forthcoming EP, Deep Below.

Album Review: Midnight – ‘Rebirth by Blasphemy’

January 14, 2020

Midnight take their sacrilegious heavy metal earworms overground and to the next level.

Track Premiere: Diabolic Night – “In Retribution”

November 6, 2019

Diabolic Night infuse NWOBHM and speed metal with pitch-black infernal power on the new single from their Beyond the Realm LP, “In Retribution.”

Track Premiere: Excuse – ‘Blade of the Antichrist’

July 2, 2019

Check out a genuine ripper from the forthcoming and long overdue debut full length from Finnish speed thrashers Excuse.