Five For Friday: July 31, 2020

Five For Friday: July 31, 2020

Hello readers, Before diving into this week’s new releases, here’s a quick public service announcement regarding Bandcamp’s highly successful “Bandcamp Fridays”: “We started Bandcamp Fridays back in March to support artists impacted by the pandemic, and in the past few months the music community has come together in a huge way: in just four days,…

Demo:listen: Khar Sulde

Demo:listen: Khar Sulde

Today we are pleased to bring our readers the premiere debut full-length album from USBM trio Khar Sulde. Titled Black Banners of Cosmic War, Khar Sulde’s opening statement feels more like an initial and cruelly sustained blast from a flamethrower than it does a collection of songs composed by friends. Out today on  , stream…

Hyperdontia To Release New Song “Punctured Soul” via the Decibel Flexi Series

Hyperdontia To Release New Song “Punctured Soul” via the Decibel Flexi Series

International death metal killers Hyperdontia have been devouring the underground death metal scene since 2015. Dark Descent devotees are likely familiar with the 2018 debut LP, Nexus of Teeth, but the rest of you can chew on their Decibel Flexi Series debut. This brand new merciless chomper, “Punctured Soul,” was tracked exclusively for the flexi…

Wonderwerk Podcast Preview! Listen to ‘The Black Ruins of Aramoor’

Wonderwerk Podcast Preview! Listen to ‘The Black Ruins of Aramoor’

WonderWerk is a storytelling podcast from Heavy Metal, launching August 4. To whet your appetite, we’ve released this exclusive excerpt through SyFy — two minutes of the first WonderWerk story, “The Black Ruins of Aramoor,” by Bart and Michelle Sears. “The amazing thing about this story wasn’t the writing, it was the listening,” they told…

“The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol III” Is Now Available!

“The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol III” Is Now Available!

The Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol III is here! Pre-orders are shipping now. Our latest, limited edition webstore exclusive includes 25 more Hall of Fame stories from our revered monthly series of artist interviews on the making of their classic extreme music albums. In addition to reintroducing many Hall of Fame pieces from long out-of-print issues of Decibel, the…