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Mortiis: From Black Metal to Dungeon Synth and Beyond

October 16, 2017

In perhaps his most in-depth interview ever, Mortiis dives deep into his past as the unwitting progenitor of dungeon synth.


Full Album Stream: Ubiquity – “Forever/Denied”

October 16, 2017

Italy’s Ubiquity put a challenging spin on hardcore-influenced black metal on new album Forever/Denied.


Notes From the Combat Underground: Who’s Next to Face McGregor?

October 16, 2017

Tombs‘s Mike Hill considers who will be the next fighter to take on UFC superstar Conor McGregor.

Latest Issue

Cannibal Corpse

November 2017 [#157]

Includes exclusive limited edition All Our War flexi disc.

Featuring GWAR on life after Dave Brockie, Prophets of Rage, Satyricon, With the Dead, Exhumed, plus the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Focus’s Moving Waves. Also, the Black Dahlia Murder, Tribulation, Spectral Voice, Iron Monkey

Hall of Fame Countdown: Cynic’s “Focus”

October 17, 2017 Daniel Lake

Nearly 100 issues ago, we inducted Cynic‘s Focus into our not-yet-crowded-with-talent Hall of Fame. Now we count down those songs in celebration of one of the most confounding death metal records ever.

Full Album Stream: War Possession “Doomed To Chaos”

October 16, 2017 Chris Dick

Greek death metallers War Possession unleash upon mankind new long-player, “Doomed to Chaos”.

For Those About to Squawk: Iron Monkey, Cursed Moon, Thy Serpent’s Cult

October 13, 2017 Blake Harrison

Our resident birdbrains pecks on new titles from Iron Monkey, Cursed Moon and Thy Serpent’s Cult.

Track Premiere: Pale Horseman – ‘Final War’

October 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from sludge masters Pale Horseman now.


October 13, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Owlcrusher are Decibel‘s Best New Noise.

Video Premiere: Gruntruck – “Noise Field”

October 13, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

A killer lost Gruntruck album is unearthed and we celebrate its release with the premiere of a new Gruntruck video for the track “Noise Field.”

Track Premiere: Dead Quiet – ‘F*cking Oath’

October 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from Dead Quiet‘s upcoming album, Grand Rites now.

Demo:listen: Funeral Harvest

October 13, 2017 Dutch Pearce

For this Friday the 13th Demo:listen we’re in a black metal bunker in Norway with Funeral Harvest.

FLASH SALE: Get 20% Off ALL Decibel Book Titles!

October 13, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Choosing Death, Black Metal, The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology Vol. II and Metal Gods: A Tribute to Judas Priest are 20% off through Sunday!