Full Album Stream: Rebel Wizard - 'Triumph of Gloom'

Full Album Stream: Rebel Wizard - 'Triumph of Gloom'

Rebel Wizard's unique sound, self-described as "negative metal," is an unholy marriage of black, thrash and power metal with a healthy dose of NWoBHM thrown in. Stream their album Triumph of Gloom in full now. 

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TRAUMA, ASSAULT, & SONIC "MACHINATIONS": HARK INTERVIEW AND FULL ALBUM STREAM

TRAUMA, ASSAULT, & SONIC "MACHINATIONS": HARK INTERVIEW AND FULL ALBUM STREAM

The sludge-heavy stoner rock of Hark takes on myriad new dimensions throughout the Welsh quartet's exapansive, high-octane sophomore full-length Machinations, out later this week via Season of MistDecibel recently interrogated guitarist/vocalist Jimbob Issac about the brutal and harrowing personal roots of the album's thematic content, finding the unlikely inspirational sweet spot between Azeaila Banks, S.O.D., Unsane and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the way playing large, prestigious festivals can expand a band's sense of what is possible.

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Artificial Brain Record Release Announced As Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party

Artificial Brain Record Release Announced As Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party

Metal and Beer Fest weekend just got even more metal. New York tech death machine Artificial Brain's record release show is the official fest pre-party. Find out more! 

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That Tour Was Awesome: Ultimate Revenge Tour (Venom, Slayer, and Exodus)

That Tour Was Awesome: Ultimate Revenge Tour (Venom, Slayer, and Exodus)

As a special bonus to go along with our new Top 100 Metal Tours of All Time special issue, we rounded up members of Exodus, Slayer, and Venom to talk about 1985's Ultimate Revenge Tour for our latest That Tour Was Awesome.

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Petrification Will Give you a permanent bangover with the old-school death of "The Headless One"

Petrification Will Give you a permanent bangover with the old-school death of "The Headless One"

Being inspired by the classics doesn't mean you can just follow through and pull off something worthy of your forebears. But someone in Portland has unbolted a crypt and unleashed the debut four-song EP Summon Horrendous Destruction by Petrification. 

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Neon Knights: Q&A with Carpenter Brut

Neon Knights: Q&A with Carpenter Brut

We talk to synthwave digital god Carpenter Brut about his inspirations and upcoming US tour.

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Decibel's Landmark 150th Issue is Now Available!

Decibel's Landmark 150th Issue is Now Available!

Limited quantities of #150, which include the Obituary flexi disc, featuring the exclusive track "No," are now available in the dB webstore. Don't blow it. 

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Streaming: Förgjord's "Uhripuu" & “Vahvempi kuin koskaan”

Streaming: Förgjord's "Uhripuu" & “Vahvempi kuin koskaan”

If you like your black metal Finnish, insane, and teeming with crepuscular depravity then Förgjord’s third album Uhripuu is your kind of album. Come on in and check out a few tracks.

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Nergal From Behemoth Talks About the Decibel Magazine Tour 2012

Nergal From Behemoth Talks About the Decibel Magazine Tour 2012

We spoke with Behemoth’s prime abominator Nergal about what it meant to return to the stage after his devastating illness, and what he could recall about his tourmates during that time.  Some of his remarks are exclusive to the Special Issue, but the remainder of that interview is here for you to check out right now.

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STREAMING: Venereal Baptism "Death March of Glory"

STREAMING: Venereal Baptism "Death March of Glory"

There have been a handful of occasions when the beast rises out of the Lonestar State. From Absu and Divine Eve to Rigor Mortis and Devastation, the great state of Texas has produced some of the genre's most intense acts. That tradition carries on with Laredo-based Venereal Baptism. Certainly, with a name like Venereal Baptism, there are only a few paths on which to tread. Brutal death metal, goregrind (sadly, this is still a thing), and black metal. Well, out of Laredo's diseased womb Venereal Baptism is delivered to the iniquitous world of black metal.

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