Stoner Metal

Monster Magnet

December 4, 2017

Spine of God is inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame.

Interview: Vessel of Light

November 21, 2017

Read a new interview with Vessel of Light, featuring members of Hades and Ancient VVisdom here.

With the Dead

September 12, 2017

British doom practitioners With the Dead are this week’s Best New Noise.

Cannabis Corpse Premiere New Song, Pick 10 Favorite Albums to Smoke To

August 31, 2017

Embark on “The 420th Crusade” with Cannabis Corpse before reading bassist/vocalist LandPhil’s ten favorite albums to smoke pot to.

TRACK PREMIERE: GET YOURSELF SOME BRAND NEW OLDE

June 28, 2017

Three years after unleashing a self-titled debut that turned many a (metal)head — including a spot on Decibel‘s Best Bandcamp Finds of 2014 list — Toronto doom rockers Olde are set to return August 11 with the STB Records release Temple, on which the quintet’s already solid fantastically heavy, catchy-as-hell take on the ol’ crush n’ fuzz continues to evolve and deepen. 

Primitive Origins: Leaf Hound’s Growers of Mushroom

June 8, 2017

Re-examining Leaf Hound’s 1971 proto-stoner album Growers of Mushroom.

Track Premiere: Bison – ‘Until The Earth Is Empty’

May 23, 2017

Listen to “Until the Earth is Empty” from Bison‘s You Are Not the Ocean You Are the Patient

Track Premiere: Elder – ‘Staving Off Truth’

May 16, 2017

“Staving Off Truth” comes from Elder‘s fourth and largest album, Reflections of a Floating World. 

Label Spotlight: Ripple Music

May 15, 2017

Get familiar with Ripple Music, purveyors of doom, stoner, psychedelic and heavy rock and metal. 

Video Premiere: Season Of Arrows – ‘The Bridge’

May 1, 2017

Season of Arrows debut the music video for “The Bridge,” off sophomore effort Give It to the Mountain. 

Track Premiere: Vokonis – ‘The Sunken Djinn’

April 20, 2017

Vokonis premiere the first single from their second album, both titled The Sunken Djinn. 

Video Premiere: Connoisseur – ‘All Day Every Day’

March 17, 2017

Stoner/sludge punks Connoisseur show off what they do “All Day Every Day” in a new, 4/20 friendly video.

Full Album Stream: Mothership – ‘High Strangeness’

March 14, 2017

High Strangeness, the third full-length from Texas rockers Mothership, incorporates a variety of sounds and influences for a diverse and fun album.

All-Star Sepultura Cover Band Clenched Fist Announced As Post-Metal And Beer Fest Show

March 14, 2017

Clenched Fist, the all-star Sepultura cover band featuring members of Pig DestroyerAgoraphobic Nosebleed and Misery Index will perform at the post-Decibel Metal And Beer Fest show.