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Nuclear War Now! Just Released an Ultra-rare Blasphemy Rehearsal Tape, Recorded from the Top of a Washing Machine

April 20, 2018

Recently released Blasphemy rehearsal is extra-filthy, and recorded (possibly) next to clean laundry


Track Premiere: Axia – ‘Fading Into Nothing’

April 20, 2018

Stream an unhinged new song from Portuguese grind maniacs Axia.


Caleb Scofield Will Always Be Here

April 11, 2018

J. Bennett remembers his friend and former Cave In/Old Man Gloom/Zozobra bassist Caleb Scofield.

Latest Issue

From Burn the Priest to Lamb of God

May 2018 [#163]

Includes exclusive limited edition At the Gates flexi disc!
Featuring: Judas Priest, Monster Magnet, Khemmis, Primordial, The Crown, GosT, Septic Tank, Haunt, Mournful Congregation, plus the Decibel Hall of Fame: The Making of Grief’s Come to Grief. 

Haunting: OSDM-Style Demo Back From the Dead

April 20, 2018

Check out “Beyond Death,” from the upcoming reissue of Haunting’s 2014 demo. OSDM done the way it should be: great vocals, great riffs, no nonsense.

Laugh Tracks: Jessa Reed

April 20, 2018

Extremely non-metal comedian Jessa Reed gives her take on extremely extreme songs from Ulver, Cryptopsy, Slipknot and more.

Demo:listen: Obscure Transmissions

April 20, 2018

On this week’s Demo:listen, we venture far beyond our purview to observe and document the arrival of New Jersey’s Obscure Transmissions.

Cutting Room: Leftovers from Grief’s “Come to Grief” Hall of Fame

April 19, 2018

We recently inducted Grief‘s sludgey debut album from 1994, Come to Grief, into our Hall of Fame; here’s all the interview content we had to cut out of the print version.