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October 20, 2017


Pestilence Reveal New Album Artwork; “Hadeon” Coming in March

Legendary Dutch death metal legion Pestilence have remained quiet on the new music front since the release of 2013’s Obsideo, but today the band has revealed the artwork for Hadeon, which is slated for a March 2018 release via Hammerheart. The cover art was done by Santiago Jaramillo (Lock Up, Dying Fetus, Inquisition). Futuristic in design, Hadeon‘s art fits with Pestilence’s

Converge Grace the Cover of the December Decibel

In our December issue, hardcore heavyweights Converge make their sixth Decibel cover appearance, discussing the release of their new album The Dusk In Us (out via Epitaph in November). Couple that with an absolutely crushing, 100% exclusive mew track from Canadian noise rockers KEN Mode and missing this issue would be the saddest day indeed. Grab a single copy here or get

Interview: All Hell at Shadow Woods

Hot off the release of their third record, The Grave Alchemist, North Carolina-based blackened thrash trio are having an exciting year. In addition to the release of their album, All Hell have played Shadow Woods Metal Festival and been announced to play the second Decibel Metal and Beer Fest coming this spring. Decibel caught up with All Hell

Channeling the Divine Feminine Life Force: Karyn Crisis on Metal, Mediumship, and Her Reality Refracting, Empowering New Book “Italy’s Witches and Medicine Women”

From her trailblazing, harrowing-yet-vivifying tenure as frontwoman of Crisis and Gospel of the Witches to her sublime, potent canvas creations, Karyn Crisis has time and again proven herself one of the most singular, fearless artists working in the realm of extreme music and culture, among the precious few, indeed, capable of channeling an almost otherworldly

Full Album Stream: Pyrolatrous – “Teneral”

New York City-based black metal outfit Pryolatrous deliver a scathing first LP on their Gilead Media debut Teneral. Featuring current and ex-members of Woe, Anicon, Krallice, HULL and others, Teneral is rousing and emotionally-driven. “Teneral is a wandering pilgrimage of emotional turmoil, written in the aftermath of a disastrous political climate, lost relationships, and death,” guitarist/vocalist Nick Palmirotto says. “Pyrolatrous

Track Premiere: Child Bite – ‘The Will to Disappear’

Detroit noise rockers Child Bite are in the middle of a brief run of tour dates with Housecore labelmates Superjoint while also preparing to bring the noise with Unsane in December, but they’re still putting out new music. The group have a new split with Minneapolis’ STNNNG coming out on Forge Again Records, so Decibel is streaming new Child Bite

Full Album Stream: Antiversum – “Cosmos Comedenti”

In 2015, Antiversum released a massive world-eater of a demo. Called Total Vacuum, the Zurich-based quintet’s demo sounded more like a debut full length than a demonstration of the band’s potential, its brevity notwithstanding. But now that they’re poised to release their actual debut full length, Cosmos Comedenti, an absolute black hole of an extreme

Pig Destroyer Enter Studio to Record New Album

Grindcore stalwarts Pig Destroyer have entered the studio to work on their sixth full-length album. The record is the follow-up to 2012’s Book Burner. Recorded at Pig Destroyer’s Visceral Sound Studios (Bethesda, MD), it is tentatively slated for a Summer 2018 release on Relapse. The post Pig Destroyer Enter Studio to Record New Album appeared first on Decibel Magazine.

Linnéa Olsson Shows Her Teeth in Maggot Heart’s New Video

It is appropriate that Decibel magazine is premiering “Show Them Your Teeth”, the latest single and music video by Maggot Heart, this week. In the wake of mounting sexual assault accusations against former Hollywood bigwig Harvey Weinstein, the internet is aflame with women standing up to sexual harassment. “Show Them Your Teeth”, a pissed-off punk

Hall of Fame Countdown: Cynic’s “Focus”

In the early ‘90s, there was an established Florida death metal scene.  In the early ‘90s, death-friendly label Roadrunner Records released Focus by Florida’s Cynic.  Anyone not steeped in metal lore might read those two statements and imagine there is some relationship between them.  That person would be right, and oh so wrong. Cynic’s roots

Full Album Stream: Ubiquity – “Forever/Denied”

Bands have been mixing hardcore with black metal for a long time. Acts like Young and in the Way and Moral Void have made names for themselves with blistering fusions of the two genres, but few bands have combined the genres like Italy’s Ubiquity have. By adding in hearty doses of sludge, post-metal and even blackgaze into the

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