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
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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
It’s easy to forget that extreme metal hasn’t been around forever; as recently as 1994, it was still quite novel to get a bunch of up-and-coming death and doom bands together on a tour, and sometimes only 50 people went to the gigs, even when it was Anathema, At the Gates and Cradle of Filth.
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
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
Denmark’s Mikkeller Brewing, the only European brewery to be part of Decibel‘s first annual Metal and Beer Festival last spring, is releasing a new band collaboration beer tomorrow, Oct. 19, at its U.S. brewery in San Diego. Sultan’s Curse is a limited edition imperial stout brewed in collaboration with Mastodon. Mikkeller’s previous collaboration with Mastodon, Mother
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
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
Hades Archer are a duo hailing from Chile and Temple of the Impure is their third full length since forming in 2006. Released by Hells Headbangers, Temple of the Impure is 33 minutes of evil violence deployed with the utmost cruelty in the true South American style, warped vocals and all! As ever, Hades Archer
Our brothers north of the border in KEN Mode have officially joined the Decibel Flexi Series, and this exclusive new track, “Fractures in Adults,” continues their unrivaled noise rock attack of taking names and snapping necks! The band are scheduled to return to the studio in December to record their next LP for Season of Mist,
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
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.
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
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
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