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Lamp of Murmuur to Release Exclusive New Track, “Beyond the Burning Star of Attrition,” via the Decibel Flexi Series

September 29, 2022

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, October 3 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from underground black metal phenom Lamp of Murmuur.

HULDER’s Phenomenal Mini-LP ‘The Eternal Fanfare’ on Decibel Exclusive Vinyl Color Available for Pre-Order RIGHT NOW!

June 10, 2022

Pre-order Hulder‘s The Eternal Fanfare on our exclusive “Black Inside of Ultra Clear” edition vinyl, limited to just 100 copies worldwide!

Track Premiere: Alvaldur – “Nightmares Ride Across the Stars”

May 11, 2022

Hear the opening track from Of Dusk and Crumbling Silence, the debut LP from USBM upstarts Alvaldur, before its Friday the 13th release date.

Full Album Stream: Void Wraith – II

May 10, 2022

An exclusive early stream of the incendiary second full-length from Seattle black metal manifestation Void Wraith.

Video Premiere: Inexorum – “Equinox Vigil”

May 5, 2022

Skip spring and summer and head straight to fall with the crisp melodies of Inexorum‘s “Equinox Vigil.”

Pre-Order WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM’s Essential Repress of ‘Two Hunters’ on Limited Edition Vinyl RIGHT NOW!

May 5, 2022

Wolves in the Throne Room has received a long-awaited vinyl repress of their masterpiece Two Hunters and Decibel has obtained an exclusive edition on Moss Green wax limited to 300 copies!

Hulder Premiere Exclusive Single, “Evil’s Incubation,” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

April 27, 2022

Hear and acquire this Hulder disc single, featuring an exclusive brand new track, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Watch: WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Drummer Aaron Weaver Talks Special Guests For Their ‘Two Hunters’ Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly

April 14, 2022

Wolves in the Throne Room drummer Aaron Weaver discusses the USBM stalwarts’ first-ever performance of their classic Two Hunters LP at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10.

Track Stream: Nechochwen – “Across the Divide”

March 14, 2022

USBM stalwarts Nechochwen unveil the closing track to their first new album in seven years.

Video Premiere: Abhoria – ‘Sunless’

January 13, 2022

Abhoria share the video for “Sunless,” the closing track from their eponymous debut album.

Video Premiere: Ceremonial Castings – “Midnight Deathcult Phenomena”

January 10, 2022

Watch recently resurrected symphonic USBM powerhouse Ceremonial Castings (ft. members of Uada) honor their 25th anniversary with a re-recorded classic.

Op Ed: Neill Jameson Spotlights a New Wave of Darkness in American Black Metal

December 28, 2021

In which Krieg’s frontman focuses on Grinning Death’s Head, Calvary, Pan-Amerikan Native Front and the rising new wave of American Black Metal.

Album Premiere: Threshing Spirit – The Crucible

October 26, 2021

An exclusive and early stream of The Crucible, the fearless debut full-length from Chicago-based USBM entity Threshing Spirit.

Demo:listen: Grot

September 22, 2021

This week Demo:listen gets the full scoop on Hymns of the Woodland, the debut full-length recording from new USBM duo Grot.

Album Premiere: Alghol – The Osseous Key

September 14, 2021

Get ready for Alghol’s forthcoming reign with this exclusive premiere of The Osseous Key, the debut full-length from the Maine-based one-man black metal band.

Demo:listen: Temple of Gorgon

September 7, 2021

This week Demo:listen introduces Temple of Gorgon, a fierce new USBM entity from Los Angeles.

Hear a Lost Nachtmystium Song from the ‘Instinct: Decay’ Sessions via the Decibel Flexi Series

July 8, 2021

Hear and acquire this previously unreleased Nachtmystium flexi disc single, featuring a lost track from 2006, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series.

Nachtmystium – Instinct: Decay

July 8, 2021

Nachtmystium‘s USBM landmark, Instinct: Decay, gets a Decibel Hall of Fame induction

Album Premiere: Unendlich – ‘Paradox of a Broken World’

July 7, 2021

Unendlich’s scythe-swinging riffs shape misery into majesty on the USBM project’s new LP, Paradox of a Broken World.

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

June 23, 2021

Pacific Northwest atmospheric black metal titans Wolves in the Throne Room return to the cover of the Decibel as the centerpiece of a USBM-heavy August issue.

Full EP Stream: Waerloga “Liar / Enemy” 7-Inch

June 17, 2021

Mysterious American black metallers Waerloga delight our mid-’90s black metal preferences with new EP, “Liar / Enemy.” Streaming now!

EXCLUSIVE Wolves in the Throne Room – ‘Primordial Arcana’ LP Color! Pre-Orders Available NOW!

June 10, 2021

Coming in at a scarce 250 units, the Black & Gold splatter on Bone White variant of Primordial Arcana comes on a standard weight record and is only available right here via the Decibel webstore.

Previously Unreleased Nachtmystium Recording from ‘Instinct: Decay’ Sessions Coming to the Decibel Flexi Series

June 4, 2021

Some 15 years after its recording, the Decibel Flexi Series releases an unearthed, never-before-heard Nachtmystium song “Chemical Catharsis” from the Instinct: Decay sessions.

Demo:listen: Saidan

January 8, 2021

This week’s Demo:listen follows the trail of USBM nightcrawler Saidan.

Track Premiere: Hulder – “A Forlorn Peasant’s Hymn”

December 22, 2020

USBM’s new sovereigness Hulder slays unholy black metal and sings for the people on the latest single from her forthcoming debut album Godslastering: Hymns of a Forlorn Peasantry.

Demo:listen: Unshriven Aghast

December 4, 2020

USBM insurgents Unshriven Aghast take this week’s Demo:listen hostage to debut their 3-song demo Beacons of Revolt.