For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Voivod and Black Anvil
October 14, 2022 Blake Harrison
Our resident birdbrain returns to ruffle feathers with a pair of new releases from two underground vets.
Set Times Announced for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly 2022!
May 31, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly kicks off NEXT WEEK, which means it’s time to finalize travel plans and get your tickets if you haven’t already. To aid in your planning, set times are now available.
Metal & Beer Fest: Philly is ONE MONTH WAY. Only 66 Two-Day “Metal & Beer” Tickets Remain!
May 13, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Don’t blow your chance to sample exclusive brewery/band beer collaborations from all 14 acts performing at The Fillmore Philly on June 10-11, 2022.
LOW TICKET ALERT: Under 100 “Metal & Beer” Two-Day Tickets Remain for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
April 23, 2022 Albert Mudrian
The “Metal & Beer” ticket for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10-11 isn’t gonna be available much longer. Don’t blow it.
LOW TICKET ALERT: Under 150 “Metal & Beer” Two-Day Tickets Remain for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
April 7, 2022 Decibel Magazine
The “Metal & Beer” ticket for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10-11 isn’t gonna be available much longer. Don’t wait.
Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Is Only 3 MONTHS AWAY! Make Your Plans NOW!
March 18, 2022 Decibel Magazine
If you haven’t already, book your plane ticket, line up a hotel room (or the least dirty floor) and make sure the babysitter knows where your kids are, because Metal & Beer Fest is approaching.
LOW TICKET ALERT: Under 200 “Metal & Beer” Two-Day Tickets Remain for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly
March 10, 2022 Decibel Magazine
The “Metal & Beer” ticket for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10-11 isn’t gonna be available much longer. Don’t screw this up.
“Metal & Beer” Tickets for Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Over HALFWAY SOLD-OUT!
February 24, 2022 Decibel Magazine
If you were thinking about waiting to grab a “Metal & Beer” ticket to Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10-11 , a word of advice: don’t.
Don’t Be Left High ‘n’ Dry. Get Your Metal & Beer Fest: Philly 2022 Tickets NOW!
February 18, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest in our hometown of Philadelphia (June 10-11, 2022) is our fastest-selling event ever. Fence-sitters, leave the hall and get tickets now!
For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Voivod, Hammerfall and Insineratehymn
February 11, 2022 Blake Harrison
The new release schedule is starting to peck up, so our boy Waldo takes on some well-established acts and one Glen Benton-inspired newcomer.
ON SALE NOW: All Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly 2022 Ticket Options!
February 4, 2022 Decibel Magazine
All ticket options for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest at the Fillmore Philly on June 10-11, 2022 are officially on sale. The time to buy is NOW!
Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Rocky of Voivod
February 3, 2022 Greg Pratt
We caught up with Voivod bassist Dominic “Rocky” Laroche to find out what five heavy albums changed his life. To Morgoth! (Not the band!)
Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly 2022 Full Band Lineup & Breweries REVEALED!
February 2, 2022 Decibel Magazine
Cannibal Corpse headline Metal & Beer Fest’s Philly return while special full-album sets from Candlemass, Wolves in the Throne Room, Nuclear Assault and the Red Chord highlight June 10-11.
Visual Violence: The Animated Post-Hardcore of Zero Trust’s “Clouds” Video
December 8, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Metaverse meets metalcore-averse in the new animated video from expansive post-hardcore slayers Zero Trust.
EXCLUSIVE: Voivod Documentary “We Are Connected” Debuts Clip, Launches Kickstarter
July 6, 2021 Greg Pratt
Check out an exclusive outtake from the Voivod We Are Connected documentary filmmakers as well as info on the film’s Kickstarter launch. To Morgoth!
Watch Members of Napalm Death, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Child Bite & Yakuza Cover Cardiacs
February 25, 2021 Daniel Lake
Dan “Chewy” Mongrain, Dave Witte, Shane Embury, Bruce Lamont, Christian Doble and a host of other metal and punk luminaries pay tribute to the Cardiacs‘ “Tarred and Feathered” with an assist from bassist Jim Smith!
Five For Friday: July 10, 2020
July 10, 2020 J. Andrew
This week’s selection of heavy, brutal and weird new releases includes the latest from Inter Arma, Rebel Wizard, Voivod and more!
For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Voivod, Skeleton and Khthoniik Cerviiks
July 3, 2020 Blake Harrison
The Hatebeak frontbird is home for the holiday, reviewing the new Voivod, Skeleton and Khthoniik Cerviiks
Video Premiere: Expain’s “They Live”
August 15, 2019 Kevin Stewart-Panko
Expain premieres video. Decibel offers second-by-second commentary.
Fallow Heart: Heavy Meta Part 4 (Voivod, Crowbar & Monstrance on Album Reviews)
July 19, 2019 Forrest Pitts
In the fourth installment on our Heavy Meta series, Forrest Pitts examines album reviews from the artists’ perspective.
Decibel’s Top 5 Thrash Metal Cover Songs
June 10, 2019 Chris Dick
In which we explore the best of the ’80s thrash metal cover brigade.
Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Michel “Away” Langevin of Voivod
September 20, 2018 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Voivod‘s new album, The Wake, we caught up with drummer Michel “Away” Langevin and found out what five heavy albums changed his life.
The Top 5 “Sell Out” Thrash Songs
May 9, 2018 Joseph Schafer
Decibel reconsiders five perfect songs from the “sell-out” age of thrash metal in the ’90s.
Interview: Voivod Guitarist, Composer Daniel ‘Chewy’ Mongrain on Joining His Favorite Band
April 17, 2018 Forrest Pitts
A lengthy interview with Voivod guitarist/composer Chewy, Piggy’s successor and longtime Voivod fan.
Justify Your Shitty Taste: Voivod’s “Angel Rat”
August 17, 2017 Greg Pratt
We shrugged our shoulders at it in 1991, but it’s time to realize that Angel Rat totally rules.
Interview: Tau Cross’ Rob Miller on New Record and Being a ‘Supergroup’
July 20, 2017 Neill Jameson
Tau Cross‘ Rob “The Baron” Miller is interviewed by Neill Jameson on new album, being a ‘supergroup’ and recommended reading.
That Tour Was Awesome: Neurosis/Voivod/Today Is the Day (1999)
January 26, 2017 Greg Pratt
Our latest That Tour Was Awesome looks back at the time that Neurosis, Voivod and Today is the Day blew Europe’s mind in 1999.
Ex-Cryptopsy Teacher Feature: A Seminar With Two Dans (Mongrain and Greening)
September 13, 2016 Daniel Lake
In our final metal teacher installment, we bring you two men who hold down less traditional teaching positions: Voivod’s Dan Mongrain, who teaches music at the college level; and Rage Nucléaire’s Lord Worm (Dan Greening), who teaches English language skills to business people who have left behind the traditional classroom setting.
Professor Venkatesh Update on the status of Metal in Education
May 15, 2015 Daniel Lake
We at the Deciblog have spoken to Dr. Vivek Venkatesh a few times already, learning about his work and his simultaneously academic and visceral interest in the more extreme forms of metal. Last October, we had the opportunity to speak with him again, this time in preparation for an article that focuses on the intersecting paths of academic study and metal.