thrash

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

August 11, 2017 Albert Mudrian

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 Vince Bellino

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

Album Premiere & Interview: Craven Idol Shatter “The Shackles of Mammon”

April 12, 2017 Sean Frasier

Craven Idol lead a blackened assault on greed and mindless worship on The Shackles of Mammon.

Track Premiere: Trappist – ‘No Corporate Beer’

March 8, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

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 Vince Bellino

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

Warbringer Premiere Video For ‘Silhouettes’

January 19, 2017 Vince Bellino

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 Sean Frasier

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 Vince Bellino

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 Neill Jameson

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 Decibel Magazine

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 Vince Bellino

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

Demo:listen: Terravore

August 19, 2016 Dutch Pearce

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 Sean Frasier

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 Albert Mudrian

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 Justin Norton

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 Justin Norton

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 of…

Video Premiere: Krysantemia’s “Finis Dierum”

March 6, 2015 Daniel Lake

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 Justin Norton

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 Justin Norton

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 Shawn Macomber

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 Justin Norton

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 Justin Norton

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 Jonathan Horsley

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 Shawn Macomber

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…

Stream new Lair of the Minotaur

May 14, 2013 Shawn Macomber

Superlative sludge thrashers Lair of the Minotaur recently burst back out of the infernal regions brandishing the sick (and extremely limited) new seven-inch single Godslayer. This morning guitarist/vocalist Steve Rathbone  chats with Decibel about the latter while we stream the former — the band’s first new material since the excellent Evil Power full-length in 2010….

GIVEAWAY: Win a Machine Head Epiphone Guitar!

November 20, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

Before we get to all the details of this amazing giveaway—a free guitar!—from the generous folks at Roadrunner Records and Epiphone, we want to wish Machine Head mainman Robb Flynn a very speedy recovery from his recent hernia surgery. We know he’s anxious to get back out on the road and resume the tour with…

Dublin Death Patrol Deliver a Bay Area Beatdown

September 11, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

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…

STREAMING: Exclusive premiere of Tankard’s “A Girl Called Cerveza”

July 3, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

Since we know that a few of you may be enjoying frosty barley pops and doing your best not to blow a limb off tomorrow while celebrating Independence Day, we figured a Tankard song premiere was in order. Yeah, don’t ask us how we got from Point A to Point B on that one, but…

LIVE REVIEW: Municipal Waste Fucked Seattle Up

June 26, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

June 15, Neumos, Seattle, WA. We received the message through the usual channels, but this time the priority was urgent. “We’re coming to Seattle,” said Witte, “and I need to go to Brouwer’s.” As the local beer ambassador to the extremely extreme set, we felt compelled to honor this request, so upon Municipal Waste’s arrival…

INTERVIEW: Tankard Talk Beer, Beer & More Beer

June 5, 2012 Adem Tepedelen

Tankard were living the Brewtal Truth life, long before we ever had our first sip of beer.