Though the Decibel team is already three beers deep into the morning at this year’s Maryland Deathfest, that doesn’t mean we’re slacking on our duties.This weekend only, save 30% on all merch items (shirts, hoodies, pint glasses and flexi boxes) in the web store. With many items low on stock this may be your only chance to grab
BAD WOLVES‘ debut album, “Disobey”, bowed with at No. 23 on the Billboard 200 chat with 19,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending May 17. The disc includes the group’s massively successful cover of THE CRANBERRIES hit “Zombie”. The track hit the Top 15 on the American rock radio chart and was No.
This week’s Demo:listen overwhelms with the primitive attack of Los Angeles’ Skullsmasher. Cranial Emulsification by Skullsmasher Skullsmasher succeed if only for the fact that their name perfectly encapsulates their sound. Formed by BW, who also plays in Demo:listen alumns Draghkar, and Grave Spirit, but operates under the pseudonym “Ronnie the Butcher” for Skullsmasher. On Cranial
The song “Crimson Bow And Arrow” from Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA can be streamed below. It is taken from the band’s“Attack On Titan”, which will be made available outside of Japan on July 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. Last December, Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA surprised their fans with a very special covers EP
Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, “Live Over Europe”, on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING‘s acclaimed latest studio album, “Theories Of Flight”, in January 2018, “Live Over Europe” includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki
U.K. hard rock sensation ASKING ALEXANDRIA has released the video for its hit single “Alone In A Room”. Directed by Sumerian Films‘ Steven Contreras, this video marks the second chapter — the prequel — of the trilogy that began with “Into The Fire” last year, from the band’s fifth, self-titled album. “‘Alone In A Room’
Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS have completed writing five songs for the follow-up to last year’s “Madness” album. Singer Phil Labonte said in a tweet: “I’m pretty proud of the lyrics and can’t wait to share them with you guys. It’ll be a min, but it’s some angry stuff.” “Madness” was released in April 2017
METALLICA and its charitable foundation, All Within My Hands, launched the first official “day of service” for fans and friends on Wednesday (May 23). As part of the band’s own efforts to participate, drummer Lars Ulrich presented the SF-Marin Food Bank with a check for $5,000 on Wednesday. In addition, the drummer sorted fruit to
According to Variety, Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen‘s Entertainment Studios, has acquired digital worldwide rights for the documentary “The Life, Blood And Rhythm Of Randy Castillo”. Written and directed by Wynn Ponder and produced by Michael Bell, “The Life, Blood And Rhythm Of Randy Castillo” tells the story of
FIFTH ANGEL has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band’s third album, “The Third Secret”, will be released in September. The Seattle music scene in the mid 1980s was a breeding ground of exceptional talent. Heavy metal was a new wave of music that was beginning to sweep the globe, and FIFTH ANGEL
AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows believes the band’s latest album, “The Stage”, “will stand the test of time” and could eventually become a fan favorite. The surprise release of the disc, which was announced the night it went on sale in October 2016, earned the lowest sales of an AVENGED SEVENFOLD album in 11 years.
Following up the worldwide top 10 video chart success “Act I”, former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen and earMUSIC have announced the release of the long-awaited follow-up, “Act II”, this summer. Filmed during Tarja‘s world tour “The Shadow Shows”, during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world 7.5 times with over 300,000 km travelled
BUTCHER BABIES have released the official music video for the song “Look What We’ve Done”. The track is taken from the band’s third album, “Lilith”, which was released last October via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015’s “Take It Like A Man” was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) and
German metallers POWERWOLF will release their seventh album, “The Sacrament Of Sin”, on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015’s “Blessed & Possessed” was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official video for
KnuckleBonz has announced the production of the Johnny Ramone Rock Iconz statue. Only 3000 are made. The officially licensed collectible is scheduled for shipping this fall. Pre-orders are available now to reserve at KnuckleBonz.com. The Johnny Ramone Rock Iconz statues are officially licensed, hand-painted, numbered and come with a certificate of authenticity on the base.