usbm

Full Album Premiere: Kostnatění – “Hrůza zvítězí

September 6, 2019

Deep and harrowing black metal from solo and singular US-based mystery Kostnatění. Hear an exclusive stream of their debut full length Hrůza zvítězí now.

Full Album Stream + Interview: Sickdeer – ‘Awake, Proceed’

August 16, 2019

Stream the new full length from DC’s Sickdeer and get to know a powerful new force in the USBM underground.

Video Premiere: False — ‘Neither Path Nor Gate’

May 29, 2019

False adds a striking visual component to the band’s recent Decibel Flexi Series offering “Neither Path Nor Gate.”

Hear Exclusive New False Song “Neither Path nor Gate” Via Decibel Flexi Series

May 22, 2019

Hear and acquire this ultra-rare False flexi disc single, featuring an exclusive new track via the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Akasha Releases Vampyric Black Metal Cover of “Last Caress”

May 3, 2019

Sweet, lovely vampyric death! Check out Akasha’s hilariously in-your-face black metal cover of the Misfits’ classic track.

False to Release New Track “Neither Path nor Gate” via Decibel Flexi Series!

May 3, 2019

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by May 6 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc from U.S. black metal crew False!

Full Demo Stream: Lathliss – “Demo II”

April 30, 2019

USBM duo Lathliss have conjured a new demo tape. Check it out now.

Chris Grigg: “We Dread This Violence; the Dread, Itself, Is Violent.”

March 22, 2019

The Woe frontman tells us about the inspiration for the legendary band’s new release, along with some plans for the near future.

Demo:listen: Enon Chapel

February 15, 2019

This week’s Demo:listen features the mysterious and macabre black metal of US-based duo Enon Chapel.

Demo:listen: Lathliss

December 28, 2018

Demo:listen returns with an ensorcelling debut from Delaware black metal duo Lathliss.

Full Album Stream: Arsantiqva – “Scavengers”

November 9, 2018

Arsantiqva join a slew of other stellar Brooklyn black metal bands with the release of Scavengers.

Full Album Stream + Interview: Stellar Descent – ‘The Future is Dark’

September 25, 2018

Hear the epic new, single-track album of ever-shifting black metal from Stellar Descent and get to know the mastermind behind the band.

Track Premiere: Void Ritual – “In the Depths”

July 18, 2018

The prolific Dan Jackson strikes again with a charitable slab of melodic, powerful black metal from Void Ritual’s upcoming album ‘Death is Peace’

Track Premiere: Oubliette – ‘The Curse’

June 25, 2018

Stream a new song from melodic black metal group Oubliette, featuring members of Inferi and Enfold Darkness.

Demo:listen: Nomad

June 22, 2018

This week, Demo:listen follows Illinois’ Nomad deep into black metal isolation.

Panopticon: A Band Where the Epic Riffs Still Play

April 13, 2018

Austin Lunn has always been bold. On his latest double-album release, Panopticon’s various elements are allowed to truly soar to the heights of their black metal, post-rock, country and folk glory.

A History of the Times Black Metal was “Over,” Part I

February 26, 2018

Krieg’s Neill Jameson recounts various times throughout history when black metal was falsely pronounced dead.

Crawl/Leviathan Split: Spilling Tears Into the Forge of Hate

February 23, 2018

Check out the new split with Crawl and Leviathan for two equally horrifying takes on humanity’s nightmares.

Track Premiere: Veiled – ‘Enshrouded’

February 2, 2018

Lose yourself in a new song from Pennsylvanian black metal duo, Veiled.

Track Premiere: Spite – ‘Upon Funeral Stone’

January 2, 2018

Check out an exclusive track premiere off the debut album, Antimoshiach, from Brooklyn’s black metal anti-archangel, Spite.

Enter the Blackened Vaults of Leviathan: The First Sublevel of Suicide

December 8, 2017

Hear the beginnings of Leviathan’s black metal classic with “The First Sublevel of Suicide,” containing demo recording of the legendary full-length debut.

Full Album Stream: Worm (USA) – “Evocation of the Black Marsh”

October 24, 2017

Come inhale the swampened black-doom vapors emanating from Evocation of the Black Marsh, the debut full length from Florida’s one-man band, Worm (USA).

Interview: Woe at Shadow Woods Metal Festival

October 11, 2017

Brooklyn-based USBM outfit Woe discuss their latest album, Hope Attrition, the songwriting process and playing at Shadow Woods Metal Fest in a new interview.

Full Album Stream: Empyrean Throne – “Chaosborne”

August 10, 2017

Enjoy a full stream of Chaosborne, the new album from USBM up-and-comers Empyrean Throne now!

Wolves in the Throne Room Grace the Cover of Decibel’s September Issue

July 24, 2017

U.S. black metal heavyweights Wolves in the Throne Room are ready for the Decibel close up. Get the September issue here! 

Track Premiere: Tyrannosorceress – ‘Haunting Black Infinity’

May 2, 2017

Last week, we introduced you to Tyrannosorceress. Now, we premiere new Tyrannosorceress jams. 

Woe

March 27, 2017

Hope Attrition
Answer the unending call (won’t go to voicemail)
dB rating: 8/10

Demo:listen: Virulent Specter

March 10, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen, we expose the  world to Virulent Specter.