Five For Friday: April 7, 2023

April 7, 2023

This week’s new releases includes the latest screams and riffs from Thron, Tribulation, Rotten Sound and more!

Five For Friday: February 5, 2021

February 5, 2021

This week’s flurry of new releases includes strong cold fronts from Tribulation, Cult of Luna, The Ruins of Beverast and more!

Tribulation Grace the Cover of the March Issue of Decibel

January 15, 2021

We have a limited number of advance copies of the March issue of Decibel, featuring our an exclusive new flexi disc single from Swedish death/thrash kings the Crown.

New Year, New Riffs: Five January Releases to Be Excited About

January 2, 2018

Five reasons to be stoked about 2018 (that don’t include a New Year’s resolution or gym membership).

Tribulation Grace the Cover of February’s Decibel

December 15, 2017

Advance copies of the February issue of Decibel are available now! Order by December 19th at 12pm EST for delivery by Christmas!

SALE ENDS MONDAY: Last Chance to Get 5 Bonus Vinyl Singles!

August 25, 2017

Hurry if you want FREE Kreator, Tribulation, the Black Dahlia Murder, Panopticon and Eyehategod out-of-print flexi discs.

Black Moon Rising, A Q&A With Jonathan Hultén

August 14, 2017

Decibel caught up with Tribulation guitarist Jonathan Hultén about his first solo singer-songwriter record, due out this month.

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: Blackened Rockers CLOAK Unshroud New Song

June 8, 2016

Atlanta-based dark metal conspirators Cloak comb the blackest shadows of rock ‘n’ roll on the opening track off their eponymous EP.

Cleavers of Souls: An Interview with Skeletonwitch’s Scott Hedrick and Adam Clemans

April 7, 2016

The Decibel Magazine Tour has been in full swing for three weeks now, and for Skeletonwitch, it’s been a perfect vehicle to introduce their new frontman, Adam Clemans. We caught up with Clemans and guitarist Scott Hedrick after a blistering 40-minute set at San Francisco’s Regency Ballroom to talk tour stories, album plans, and Facebook etiquette.

Less Than One Week Until the Start of the Decibel Tour Means Your Chance to Win Free Stuff!

March 11, 2016

Less than seven days out! And we’ve got shirts, posters, and tickets to give away, in addition to other (very metal) recent announcements. 

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: Tribulation

March 7, 2016

This month, we contacted Swedish death miscreants Tribulation, whose 2009 debut, The Horror, perked up ears but whose subsequent efforts, including last year’s The Children of the Night, turned our collective heads all the way around, several times over.

LAST DAY for Decibel Tour VIP Packages!

February 26, 2016

Missing out on this is sort of like missing out on last call at the bar. If they gave you extra beers at the same price, that is. 

Tribulation Double Down on Misfits Madness on April Flexi

February 16, 2016

Danzig covering bands in 2016: not so cool. Other bands covering Danzig (in this case the Misfits) in 2016: still very cool.

Second Sun of a Second Sun

June 1, 2015

Tribulation have psych rock elements, their drummer has a psych rock band. Coincidence?


March 20, 2015

The Children of the night
Tribulation fly, wingless into the night, redefine modern death metal
dB Rating: 9/10

STREAMING: Tribulation “In the Dreams of the Dead”

February 18, 2015

“The Children of the Night takes off where The Formulas of Death ended,” says Tribulation guitarist Adam Zaars. “And if the latter was dark the former is pitch black, though the album ranges from murky forests to the brightest city lights. It is a celebration of the divine spirit and our ability to tread liminal…

Adam Zaars (Tribulation) interviewed

April 15, 2013

I’m trying to put a finger on The Formulas of Death, but I can’t. Was the intention to make an album that’s hard to fit into one easy category?Adam Zaars: No, that wasn’t the intention, but I’m not surprised to hear the question. The intention was just to create flowing music. It would have been…