Top 5 List

Bastard Tip Off Top 5 Bastards

April 11, 2022

Thrashing black scoundrels Bastard list their Top 5 Motörhead bastards. New album, Rotten Blood, out now via Distortion Music Group.

Persefone and Chef Alex Kinchella List Their Favorite Andorran Foods

February 14, 2022

Andorran progressive death metal artisans Persefone break out five culinary jams with chef Alex Kinchella in this delicious list. Only veal is real!

NITE’s Top 5 Sci-fi Films

February 7, 2022

San Francisco-based blackened heavy metal outfit NITE list their Top 5 movies. New album, Voices of the Kronian Moon, out March 25th on Season of Mist.

Top 5 Things That Influenced Broken Hope’s ‘Swamped in Gore’

November 29, 2021

Chicago death metal institution Broken Hope re-live three decades of debut album Swamped in Gore with a Top 5 by axe-master Jeremy Wagner.

Top 5 Guitar Pedals By Christian Larson (Necrofier)

October 11, 2021

Christian Larson of Necrofier fame steps on his Top 5 Guitar Pedals for black metal. Fans of Dissection, Necrophobic, and Dawn take note!

Ismaeel Attallah’s (Crescent) Six Amazing Places In Egypt

August 3, 2021

Egyptian death metallers Crescent tours six must-see places in Egypt. New album, Carving the Fires of Akhet, out now on Listenable.

Top 5 Venues I Miss The Most by Aaron Beam (Red Fang)

July 5, 2021

Hard-workin’, heavy-rockin’ quartet Red Fang recall their Top 5 music venues. Fall 2021 tour announced. New album, Arrows, out now!

Decibel’s Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums

February 15, 2021

Decibel bestows wisdom in our latest Top 5 Cosmic Black Metal Albums, featuring Kaon, Lumnos, Mesarthim, Offenbarung and Darkspace. Revolutions in celestial death are infinite.

Goth Gorgon’s Top 5 Life Events After Mörk Gryning Disbanded

October 12, 2020

Mörk Gryning mastermind Goth Gorgon reveals the Top 5 things he did after he and co-conspirator Draakh Kimera split from their black metal beast in 2004.

Black Metal Mavens Gaerea List the Top 5 Horrifying Places In Portugal

September 28, 2020

Portuguese black metal mavens Gaerea list their Top 5 horrifying places to visit in Portugal. Only Decibel has a passport into Gaerea’s abyss.

Scott Taysom’s (Cloak) Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks

January 13, 2020

Cloak guitarist/vocalist Scott Taysom gets creepy with his Top 5 Horror Movie Soundtracks at Decibel. Relive the horrific repetition and moody atmospheres of winter’s cruel throes with us!

Top 5 Things That Will Kill You in Australia By Andy Gillion (solo, Mors Principium Est)

October 21, 2019

Prodigious Mors Principium Est guitarist and songwriter Andy Gillion visits his own Neverafter-land on self-financed debut, Neverafter, feat. Jeff Loomis.