stoner rock

Track Premiere: Restless Spirit – ‘Ripped From Me’

December 12, 2018

Restless Spirit—the artist formerly known as Death Metal Pope—release their first song under their new name.

Track Premiere: Foghound – ‘In Due Time’

November 8, 2018

The late Rev. Jim Forrester’s legacy lives on in Foghound‘s new album. Hear new track “In Due Time” now.

Full Album Stream: Ape Machine – ‘Darker Seas’

September 6, 2018

Stoner rockers Ape Machine embrace a variety of sounds on Darker Seas.

Full Album Stream: Black Helium – “Primitive Fuck”

August 1, 2018

British psych-rock troublemakers Black Helium start the party with a bang on Primitive Fuck.

Album Review: Backwoods Payback – “Future Slum”

July 30, 2018

Backwoods Payback are Pennsylvania’s best-kept secret and our Best New Noise.

Full Album Stream: From Beyond – ‘The Band From Beyond’

May 9, 2018

Austin rockers From Beyond blast synths and heavy space riffs on their otherwordly LP The Band From Beyond.

Foghound Bassist Rev. Jim Forrester Killed in Baltimore Shooting

December 20, 2017

Decibel sends our condolences to the family of Rev. Jim Forrester, who was killed in Baltimore on Monday.

Monster Magnet

December 4, 2017

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

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. 

Track Premiere: Vokonis – ‘The Sunken Djinn’

April 20, 2017

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

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.

Track Premiere: Hyborian – ‘Maelstrom’

February 15, 2017

Hyborian‘s first record will tell the story of an intergalactic traveller. You can hear the first part of the tale now.