thrash

Brewtal Truth: This Iron Reagan/Gatecreeper Split With That Beer

February 26, 2018

As Iron Reagan/Municipal Waste vocalist once told us, a collaboration beer is like a split EP. So we paired the new Iron Reagan/Gatecreeper split with an international collaboration, Seeking Asylum, between San Diego’s Alesmith and British Columbia’s Yellow Dog.

Brewtal Truth: Dave Witte’s Food, Beer & Metal Life

February 21, 2018

Municipal Waste drummer Dave Witte dishes on all the dishes he’s whipping up at his Go Go Vegan food truck, as well as his latest beer and musical projects.

Midnight, Powermad, Necrot and Coffin Dust Announced for Decibel Metal & Beer PRE-FEST

January 18, 2018

Get tickets NOW to see Midnight, Powermad, Necrot and Coffin Dust demolish the Foundry in Philadelphia on Friday, March 30 as part of the Metal & Beer Fest official PRE-FEST!

Track Premiere and T-Shirt Talk With Übergang

November 9, 2017

As Übergang absolutely wear their influences on their sleeves, we decided to ask them about the influences they literally decided to wear on their sleeves.

Get Out of Print Kreator, Eyehategod & Black Dahlia Murder Vinyl!

August 11, 2017

Get FIVE rare BONUS singles from the Decibel Flexi Series when you order this special Decibel subscription. For a limited time only!

Track Premiere: Satanarchist – ‘Tempest Of Sorrow’

May 9, 2017

Satanarchist are a raging whirlwind of black metal and anarcho-punk on their new album, First Against the Wall.

Track Premiere: Trappist – ‘No Corporate Beer’

March 8, 2017

We present Trappist’s “No Corporate Beer,” a pit-churning blast against macrobrews and the sheep who drink them.

Full Album Stream: Deathwish – ‘Unleash Hell’

March 8, 2017

Deathwish are ready to Unleash Hell with their second full-length on Beer City Records.

Warbringer Premiere Video For ‘Silhouettes’

January 19, 2017

Warbringer ponder what happened to the souls of those destroyed by the atomic blasts at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Are their souls trapped in their shadows forever? 

Full Album Stream: Wake Up and Smell the Napalm with Dead War

December 21, 2016

War is hell, and hell sounds better than ever on Dead War’s The Triumph of Death.

Greyhaze To Reissue The Mist’s ‘Phantasmagoria,’ Hear First Song Now

December 16, 2016

80’s Brazilian thrashers The Mist are finally seeing the first North American and European release of their 1989 debut, Phantasmagoria. 

Full Album Stream: Vorator – ‘Italic Raids’

October 20, 2016

There’s nothing gimmicky about the new Vorator. Italic Raids doesn’t come out until next week, but it is streaming right here. 

Q&A: Sodom’s Tom Angelripper on ‘Decision Day’

September 22, 2016

dB got in touch with Tom Angelripper, bassist and vocalist of thrash heroes Sodomto talk about the legendary band’s new album, Decision Day, and the state of the world today.

Video Premiere: Dust Bolt – “SickxBrain”

September 19, 2016

Dust Bolt have released a music video for “SickxBrain,” giving plenty of screen time to their moshing fans.

Demo:listen: Terravore

August 19, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we’ve got nowhere to run from Varna’s Terravore.

TRACK PREMIERE: Lesbian’s Phantasy-Thrash Creates and Destroys New Worlds

August 17, 2016

Psychedelic Seattle shapeshifters warn of shroom-doom and shapeshifting dolphins in the climax of their phantasy thrashterpiece Hallucinogenesis.

Frustrated In-CORE-Perated: Mizery Debut “Execution Style”

June 23, 2016

Calli crossover crew Mizery delivers the adrenaline rush you need to make it to the weekend.

Appalachian Noir: The Deciblog Interview with Chris “OJ” Ojeda of Byzantine

June 30, 2015

The proverbial long way to the top has definitely been a long one for Byzantine, which started in a part of rural West Virginia with minimal access to heavy metal and widespread economic problems. Many of the band’s best songs since their formation have touched on the problems of Appalachia, particularly rampant prescription drug abuse. Decibel  talked to frontman Chris “OJ” Ojeda about his long metal apprenticeship and one of the world’s most dangerous jobs: prescription pharmacy delivery driver in rural America. 

Introducing Green Death: Stream “Gates Of Hell”

April 15, 2015

Green Hell. Septic Death. Green Death? Yes, that’s the moniker for a Des Moines thrash band looking to restore Iowa’s reputation in the extreme metal world after decades of Slipknot. We actually picked up on Green Death in our print edition, with an effusive review that said: “this Des Moines outfit plays a classy brand…

Video Premiere: Krysantemia’s “Finis Dierum”

March 6, 2015

Today we bring you an exclusive video premiere by Italian death/thrashers Krysantemia, celebrating the advent of their third album, Finis Dierum, on Memorial Records.  The band’s blustery/blistering confluence of influences has seen them perform alongside Obituary, Rotting Christ and Kataklysm, and is right now crisscrossing Europe in support of warmongers Marduk.  The new album was recorded…

Streaming: Byzantine’s “The Agonies”

March 4, 2015

While you might hear an awful lot about society’s ills in metal you don’t hear about the plight of rural America too often. But the harsh realities of Appalachia provide much of the inspiration for Byzantine’s take on thrash, particularly on “The Agonies,” the song we’re premiering today. Frontman Chris Ojeda explains: “The Agonies” is…

STREAMING: Overcharge’s “As If There Were No Tomorrow”

September 3, 2014

Globalization really has changed everything, not just for business and our sex lives but for music. How else could you explain the fact that dudes in Mumbai are playing expert technical death metal and the crop of black metal bands in Australia? Case in point: the new album from Overcharge. Now, if you listen to…

Infected Or Infectious? Exclusive Oozing Wound Premiere!

August 8, 2014

No need to ponder the true secret of the ooze any longer: We’ve got an exclusive stream of a ultra sick new track from Chicago thrash mavens Oozing Wound. It’s entitled “Drug Reference” and will, moments from now, commence fucking with your head… “Drug Reference” is an entry in the excellent Adult Swim Singles Program…

Premiere: New Grave Digger lyric video

May 30, 2014

The metal institution known as Grave Digger has been around almost as long as the genre of heavy metal. They will release their seventeenth album (yes, that’s correct) called Return Of The Reaper on July 11. Your friends at Decibel got a chance to premiere the lyric video of the track “Season Of The Witch.”…

Fatality’s Wintour Diary

February 19, 2014

Last summer, the young bucks in Fatality wrote a cogent piece for the Deciblog on how you can successfully crowdfund a project without pissing off fans. As a result, we got to know bassist Adam Zed pretty well and found him to be a likeable and hilarious chap. Then, he approached the Deciblog about doing…

EXCLUSIVE: WARBRINGER “Hunter-Seeker” lyric video

September 17, 2013

As you may or may not know, Californian next-gen thrashers Warbringer will be dropping album number four—IV: Empires Collapse—on Oct 29th through Century Media. The band have been on the road pretty much constantly since 2011’s Worlds Torn Asunder, and in that time have augmented their lineup with guitarist Jeff Potts and bassist Ben Mottsman,…

BornBroken: The Ones They Call Dr. Hategood

June 18, 2013

Montreal thrash-core stalwarts BornBroken unleashed its debut CD/unorthodox prescription The Healing Powers of Hate last week. The band’s mission? “Help the masses find a voice, a face, an ‘X’ that marks the spot through the sounds of beating skins, metal strings and broken chords.” Check out the pummeling rager of a title track below, along…