stoner rock

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. 

Anchors Aweigh: Clamfight full album stream and interview

January 16, 2013

Clamfight has a much better ring to it than, say, Mollusk Warfare (and we already have Insect Warfare). We’d quickly exhaust our nautical jokes in a sentence or two so we’ll leave it at the headline. Here’s the scoop: for your listening pleasure below is Clamfight’s new album I Versus The Glacier. This writer digs…

Confessions: Orange Goblin on the beer and on the road

April 16, 2012

Orange Goblin’s appetite for ale is the stuff of legend. When the Deciblog caught up with them prior to the long-awaited release of Eulogy for the Damned, frontman Ben Ward, bassist Martyn Millard, drummer Christ Turner and guitarist Joe Hoare were piecing together the making of an album that was recorded over nine weekend sessions….

Seattle By Way of Arrakis

April 10, 2012

Meet Sandrider, the excellent new stoner rock/metal band of Nat Damm and John Weisnewski of Seattle noisecore heroes Akimbo. By way of introduction, we are streaming “The Corpse,” a standout track from the band’s epic self-titled slayfest available now from Good to Die Records. Though a very different beast musically, Sandrider’s debut, hypnotic and pummeling…

Say hello to the weekend with RED FANG’s “Hank is Dead” video

January 27, 2012

Oh praise be! The most miserable month of the year is all but over and it’s the weekend. This has been such a dry-mouthed hump of a month, but when Red Fang released their video for their super-catchy loose-minded stoner jam “Hank is Dead” the Deciblog made like Barney Gumble with the non-alcoholic champagne and…

Run Through the Purple Haze

September 20, 2011

Yep, no denying it: Danava loves Sabbath. To its immense credit, however, the band chooses to kick it on the Vol. 4 tip rather than open another franchise in the cottage industry of Master of Reality riff reheating. Hemisphere of Shadows, the follow-up to Danava’s much-acclaimed 2008 effort UnonoU, also throws a wonderfully off-kilter early…

MonstrO Pulls Them “Anchors Up!”

September 13, 2011

In the current issue of Decibel Nick Green deftly bores his way down to the heart and soul of the self-titled debut from MonstrO, the band featuring ex-Torche shredder Juan Montoya alongside former members of Bloodsimple and Danzig: “an unironic synthesis of 1970s-era blues and psych-inflected guitar rock that is so unabashadly retro it vaults…