Testament

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Alex Shuster of -(16)-

June 11, 2020

To celebrate the release of Dream Squasher, the new album from sludge kings -(16)-, we caught up with guitarist Alex Shuster to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Brian Posehn Interviews Jonny Z About Metallica, Megaforce and His New Book

April 9, 2020

Decibel Exclusive: The legendary Jonny Z Talks Metallica, Anthrax, Megaforce Records and his new book, as metalhead comedian Brian Posehn interrogates!

Five For Friday: April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

This week’s edition comes loaded with lots of black metal, a thrash titan, and some deathy grind to push you into the weekend.

Five Thrash Covers We Wish Never Happened

June 13, 2019

There were a lot of bad covers back in thrash’s heyday. Here are five of the worst offenders.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Testament’s “The New Order”

January 3, 2019

Ranking the songs on Testament‘s Hall of Fame-inducted album The New Order from worst to best.

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Trevor Phipps of Unearth

November 29, 2018

To celebrate the release of Unearth‘s new album, Extinction(s), we caught up with vocalist Trevor Phipps to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Testament’s “The New Order” Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

October 9, 2018

Join us in welcoming Testament landmark The New Order into the Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Testament’s “The Legacy”

October 4, 2018

Ranking the songs on Testament‘s Hall of Fame-inducted classic debut, The Legacy, from worst to best. Thrashing ourselves into the triangle! The Devil’s Triangle!

Testament’s Chuck Billy Talks Latest Vape Products

September 27, 2018

We catch up with Testament‘s Chuck Billy to get the lowdown on his latest vape products.

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: LOS ANGELES Announced, First Wave of Bands Revealed

June 25, 2018

Headliners include thrash legends Testament, who will play a special set of both their classic “The New Order” and “The Gathering” records in full, along with the Tom Gabriel Fischer-led Triptykon performing a special all-Celtic Frost set.

The Top 5 “Sell Out” Thrash Songs

May 9, 2018

Decibel reconsiders five perfect songs from the “sell-out” age of thrash metal in the ’90s.

Somewhere in Time: 5 Debuts That Turned 30 in 2017

November 27, 2017

1987 was a massive year for extreme music, with debut albums from Death, Napalm Death, Guns N’ Roses and more. We revisit them.

The Legacy: Testament’s albums ranked worst to best

September 8, 2016

To celebrate the upcoming release of Testament‘s eleventh studio album, we look back on their first ten and rank them from least-amazing to most-amazing.

Interview: Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle

August 20, 2015

One of the best things about heavy metal is the sense of community it fosters: we’re all in this together because no one else fucking cares. So when an unexpected metalhead pops up in daily life, it’s always a cool feeling. Sometimes it’s that weird guy at work who never says a word to anyone but comes in one Friday wearing a Stargazer shirt…and sometimes it’s an MLB All-Star relief pitcher with more than 200 career strikeouts and a beard with its own zip code.

Dublin Death Patrol Deliver a Bay Area Beatdown

September 11, 2012

Like London, Ontario and Paris, Texas there’s a city in the California Bay Area with the same name as one of the great metropolises of the world. Yep, Dublin, CA was named after Ireland’s capital, but this East Bay suburb is probably best known in the metal world for being the hometown of some heavy…

Q&A: Testament’s Chuck Billy checks in from the road and talks about forthcoming album

February 3, 2012

Currently tearing across the States with fellow thrash vets Anthrax and Death Angel, Testament will be releasing their tenth album in spring. Entitled The Dark Roots of Earth, Testament frontman Chuck Billy has intimated that it’ll go atomic in the pit much in the same fashion as 2008’s The Formation of Damnation did. Hmm… Good…