'Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies' Exclusive Book Excerpt: Suicidal Black Metal's Birth

'Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies' Exclusive Book Excerpt: Suicidal Black Metal's Birth

The troubling early history of depressive suicidal black metal pioneers Bethlehem is revealed in this exclusive Black Metal: The Cult Never Dies Vol. 1 excerpt.

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Top 5 Old-School Underground Metal Fliers

Top 5 Old-School Underground Metal Fliers

From England to Florida, from Tokyo to Oslo, from Australia to San Francisco, postal workers were the bandwidth by which death metal, black metal, doom metal, and every other underground form of metal communicated. Open a letter and out poured legion! Here's a tribute to Decibel's fave old-school fliers.

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For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Ghoul, Ringworm & Black Crown Initiate

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Ghoul, Ringworm & Black Crown Initiate

Two out of three this week ain't bad for our resident bird brain. 

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Justify Your Shitty Taste: Darkthrone- Plaguewielder

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Darkthrone- Plaguewielder

Under a Better-Than-Average Moon.

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Brujeria: "Trump Shouldn't Say 'F*ck the Mexicans.' They'll Come and Kill Him"

Brujeria: "Trump Shouldn't Say 'F*ck the Mexicans.' They'll Come and Kill Him"

Brujería vocalist Juan Brujo doesn't mice words on Donald Trump in the cover story of the September Decibel

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Demo:listen: Evoke

Demo:listen: Evoke

On this week's Demo:listen, we whip ourselves up into a frenzy listening to Oslo's Evoke.

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Dawn of Demise Premiere Song from New Album

Dawn of Demise Premiere Song from New Album

"Deride the Wretch" is the first single from Dawn of Demise's new album, The Suffering. The album will be out in late August on Unique Leader Records. 

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NEW DAMIEN BLACK RELEASE BRINGS EARLY ’90S TRAD/PROG METAL TO 2016

NEW DAMIEN BLACK RELEASE BRINGS EARLY ’90S TRAD/PROG METAL TO 2016

You probably didn't hear traditional metal powerhouse Damien Black in 1992, so, here's a second chance.

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Live and Direct: An Interview with Mizmor's A.L.N.

Live and Direct: An Interview with Mizmor's A.L.N.

This August, Portland-based multi-instrumentalist A.L.N. will bring his one-man black/doom metal project, Mizmor, to the stage for the very first time at Migration Fest in Olympia, Washington. We caught up with A.L.N. to talk about the process of transitioning Mizmor into a live band, the challenges that come with creating music by yourself and the finer points of rehearsal room tomfoolery.

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Hail Peavey! Doom lords Methra debut video for “Dead Ram”

Hail Peavey! Doom lords Methra debut video for “Dead Ram”

The bizarre (yet justified!) worship of Peavey continues in the latest video clip from doomsters Methra.

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