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Armored Saint Grace the Cover of the December Issue of Decibel

October 21, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the December issue of Decibel, featuring a pair of exclusive flexi discs from WAKE and Frozen Soul, available now. Don’t blow it.

Full EP Premiere: WAKE – ‘Confluence’

October 20, 2020

Canadian deathbringers WAKE never stay asleep for long. Surrender to blackened chaos by streaming their Confluence EP now.

Frozen Soul to Release Exclusive New Track “Tormented by Time” Via Decibel Flexi Series

October 2, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, October 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Texas death metal young guns Frozen Soul, as well as a SECOND flexi disc from grindcrushers Wake!

Wake To Release Exclusive New Song “Vast and Infinite” via the Decibel Flexi Series

September 25, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, October 5 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from Canadian post-grind crushers Wake, as well as a SECOND flexi disc announced next week!

U.S. Visa Process Trendpiece: The Interviews We Didn’t Have Room For

April 8, 2020

Interviews with grinders Wake and grind-pappy Kevin Sharp that didn’t fit in the new issue’s U.S. visa piece.

Five For Friday: March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Welcome to our first installment of Five for Friday! In these posts, you’ll find five new releases help to navigate each week’s output of extreme music.

Bandcamp Waives Fees for 24 Hours: A Decibel Buyer’s Guide

March 20, 2020

Bandcamp is waiving their cut of all purchases made on Friday, March 20 to support creatives affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Decibel staff provides a few suggestions for your purchasing pleasure.

Track Premiere: Wake’s “This Abyssal Plain”

December 18, 2019

Canadian grindcrushers Wake Announce Devouring Ruin; debut records’s first single via Decibel.

Pairing & Killing: WAKE & Wake Brewing

January 31, 2019

Wake Brewing and WAKE the band join forces for Paradigm Lost, a new collaborative IPA for Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Philly.

Exclusive Stream: Mind Mold get grim, slow and fucking weird on “Antipath”

April 5, 2017

Consisting of members from both Wake and Seminary, easily two of Canada’s best grind bands, you may be skeptical about this turn towards “Blackened doom.” But their five-song debut goes way beyond what anyone is expecting. 

TRACK PREMIERES from Wake/Theories Split

May 8, 2014

Or is it “Tracks Premiere”? Anyway, the openly Canadian label Handshake Inc. is releasing this six-track 7″ grindstravaganza in North America on May 20th (with the impeccable, taste-for-days 7Degrees Records handling duties in every other geographic region), and both bands are wielding two songs a piece while each taking a crack at a His Hero…

Wake up and Smell the Falseness: An Interview with Wake

August 20, 2013

Wake are from Canada. They play grindcore. They seem generally unhappy about things. Here’s a description of the film that Handshake Inc. owner David Hall is making based on the album that sums up the general vibe better than I ever could (a NSFW segment of which can be found below). “False” is a film…