Track Premiere: Striker - 'Born to Lose'

Track Premiere: Striker - 'Born to Lose'

"Without big money bullshit (the quartet’s 100% independent) Striker have struck an ideal balance between nostalgic hooks and blue collar work ethic."

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Primal Rite Show The 'Sensory Link Through Pain' On New Track

Primal Rite Show The 'Sensory Link Through Pain' On New Track

Primal Rite just keeps cranking music out. "Sensory Link Through Pain" is part of a 7" that will be released through Revelation Records. 

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Track Premiere: Lock Up - 'Desolation Architect'

Track Premiere: Lock Up - 'Desolation Architect'

Lock Up has a new vocalist but haven't slowed down with "Desolation Architect." 

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Track Premiere: I AM - 'Life Through Torment'

Track Premiere: I AM - 'Life Through Torment'

I AM filmed the title trick to their debut album, Life Through Torment, in the basement of a pizza shop. 

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Viking Tales: An Interview With Enslaved's Ivar Bjørnson

Viking Tales: An Interview With Enslaved's Ivar Bjørnson

For the better part of the '90s, Enslaved's debut album, Vikingligr Veldi, was considered (along with Frost, of course) a quintessential piece in any collection worth its weight in plastic and cardboard. Available only on CD (first without a barcode, then with) on Deathlike Silence Productions (then on Voices of Wonder), the pivotal non-black metal full-length transported listeners to fjords, snow-capped mountains, dense Nordic forests, and the worship of mythical gods.

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ENCROTCHMENT, CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK, WITH EDDIE GOBBO OF SOMETHING IS WAITING

ENCROTCHMENT, CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK, WITH EDDIE GOBBO OF SOMETHING IS WAITING

The man we put in charge of running the Decibel Merch booth at the Superbowl. 

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Album Premiere: Hellmouth Prophesize Oblivion on New Crossover Rager

Album Premiere: Hellmouth Prophesize Oblivion on New Crossover Rager

Politics aside, Oblivion looms close, and when the world burns, Hellmouth will say "We told you so."

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Track Premiere: Egonaut - 'Initium'

Track Premiere: Egonaut - 'Initium'

Egonaut has a new singer and new tunes. 

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Decibel Metal & Beer Fest Brewery Profile: Burial Beer Co.

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest Brewery Profile: Burial Beer Co.

Get to you know your Decibel Metal & Beer Fest breweries. We interview Asheville's own Burial Beer Co.

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Foreclosure of a Dream: Abandoning the Cult of the Presidency

Foreclosure of a Dream: Abandoning the Cult of the Presidency

Extreme metal has the unique ability to smash our romantic illusions about life and the world. It's time to apply that same cold stoicism to executive power, no matter who's President.

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