March 2016 Album of the Month: The Fire Within by Eternity’s End

Seems no surprise that Eternity’s End snagged our album of the month for March if you take a look at the numbers. Featuring Christian Muenzner (ex-Obscura) to tempt the usually more death metal oriented Read more […]

Darkest Era/Instigator 7″ Vinyl Giveaway!

Dead and the fine folks at Cruz Del Sur Music are giving away a copy of Darkest Era’s Gods and Origins 7″ and Instigator’s Bad Future 7″ to one (1) lucky winner! Gods and Origins features Read more […]

Mano Humana’s Osvaldo Guzmán: What I’m Listening To

Never heard of this trend before. It actually feels kinda strange, but man, if there’s a possibility to make people listen to this band, I’m taking it, no questions whatsoever. I saw this trend thingy Read more […]

SOILWORK Releases Video For “Death In General”

Venerable Swedish melodic death metallers SOILWORK have released the video for “Death in General,” taken from their 2015 album, The Ride Majestic. The clip was directed by Hristo Shindov and shot on Read more […]

OMNIUM GATHERUM: “Grey Heavens” Due In February

inland-based death metallers, Omnium Gatherum, will release their new album, Grey Heavens, on February 19th (Finland), February 26th (rest of Europe) via Lifeforce Records. The album will be available Read more […]

New MEGADETH Song “The Threat Is Real” Now Streaming

A brand-new MEGADETH song, “The Threat is Real,” is available for streaming below. The song will be released this week as part of Record Store Day’s annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort will Read more […]

ORPHEUS OMEGA Release Video “Tomorrow’s Fiends And Yesterday’s Ghosts”

Melbourne, Australia’s melodic death metallers Orpheus Omega have released an official video for the song “Tomorrow’s Fiends and Yesterday’s Ghosts”, from their latest album Partum Vita Mortem, Read more […]

DARK FUNERAL: New Album Recording Plans In The Works for 2016

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will enter the studio in early 2016 to begin recording their new album, to be released via Century Media. Band leader Lord Ahriman comments: “During the past months, Read more […]

BORKNAGAR Reveals Album Details For “Winter Thrice”

Norwegian progressive black metal giants BORKNAGAR, will release their tenth studio album, Winter Thrice, on January 22, 2016 via Century Media. Winter Thrice, which — just like 2012’s Urd — was Read more […]

CAULDRON Releases Video For “No Return/In Ruin”

Toronto, Ontario, Canada metallers CAULDRON have released the video for “No Return/In Ruin” which comes from their their fourth studio album, In Ruin, which is due on January 8 via The End Records. High Read more […]

ENTOMBED A.D.: New Album “Dead Dawn” Due In February

Swedish death metallers ENTOMBED A.D. will release their second album, Dead Dawn, on February 26, 2016 via Century Media. A single will precede the full-length effort in mid-December. ENTOMBED A.D. Read more […]

ANTHRAX Releases “For All Kings” Cover Art

ANTHRAX has posted the cover art for their forthcoming new album, For All Kings. Says ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante: “The cover art for this record is again done by Alex Ross, who is probably one Read more […]

ABBATH, HIGH ON FIRE, SKELETONWITCH Team Up For ‘Decibel Magazine Tour’

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), will headline the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour, set to launch March 17 in Baltimore, Maryland. Joining ABBATH on the bill will be Read more […]

INTRONAUT Release Video For “Fast Worms”

California post-metallers INTRONAUT have released the video for “Fast Worms,” a song from their fifth studio album, The Direction Of Last Things, which was released on November 13 via Century Media in Read more […]

TEXTURES Release Lyric Video For “New Horizons”

Dutch polyrhythmic metal maniacs TEXTURES will release the first of their upcoming two albums, Phenotype, on February 5, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The second record of the diptych, Genotype, will be made Read more […]

Ex-MOTORHEAD Drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor Passes Away At 61

Former MOTÖRHEAD drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor died on Wednesday, November 11 at the age of 61. Taylor’s former MOTÖRHEAD bandmate “Fast” Eddie Clarke posted the following tribute to his colleague: Read more […]

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Posts Artwork For New Album “King”

Italian symphonic-death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming album, King. This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed contemporary artist Eliran Read more […]

Decibel Magazine Releases “Top 100 Old-School Heavy Metal Albums of All Time” Issue

It’s that time of year again! Decibel has been banging its heads overtime to concoct an annual special issue with 100 percent never-before-seen content. Slip on your old studded vest and behold The Top Read more […]

LAMB OF GOD Teams Up With ANTHRAX For North American Tour

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in January/February 2016. Direct support on the trek will come from ANTHRAX The trek will begin on Friday, January 15 in Pittsburgh, Read more […]

October 2015 Album of the Month: So Hideous’ Laurestine

As the year begins to come to a close (at least from a writer’s perspective), it’s time to start looking back on the albums that made an impact. October ushered in the last big wave of fall releases, and Read more […]

OBSCURA: “Akróasis” Due In February

It has been five years since the release of OBSCURA’s universally acclaimed Omnivium album. Now the progressive metal masters return with their strongest and most dynamic release to date. The aptly named Read more […]

ARMORED SAINT Releases Video For “Exercise In Debauchery”

Classic LA metal outfit ARMORED SAINT have posted the video for “Exercise in Debauchery,” a song from the band’s new album, Win Hands Down. The clip was directed by Brian Cox, who has previously worked Read more […]

Nuclear – Formula For Anarchy CD Giveaway

Dead and Candlelight Records are giving away a copy of Nuclear’s new Formula for Anarchy album to one (1) lucky winner. As so described on these very pages, “Nuclear manage to make an impact Read more […]

Canyon of the Skull’s Erik Ogershok: What I’m Listening To

My current playlist is a mix of old and new. I am listening to Swallow the Sun’s Emerald Forest and the Blackbird as I type this. I am anxious for their new record which I just bought over the internet Read more […]

SCORPION CHILD Release “She Sings, I Kill” Lyric Video

Austin, Texas-based classic rockers, Scorpion Child, have released a brand new single on 7″ vinyl/digital download via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The single contains the new track, “She Sings, I Read more […]

SUFFOCATION Announce Obliterating North America 2015 Tour

New York death metal veterans, Suffocation, have announced the Obliterating North American 2015 tour. The band is playing the Housecore Horror Film Festival in San Antonio, TX on November 14th and decided Read more […]


Metalcore leaders KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are tentatively scheduled to release their new album in March via Roadrunner. The follow-up to 2013’s Disarm The Descent is currently being mixed by KILLSWITCH guitarist Read more […]

DISCHARGE Ink Deal With Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast Records has announced the signing of British legends DISCHARGE. Formed in 1977 by Terry “Tezz” Roberts, his twin brother Tony “Bones” Roberts and Royston “Rainy” Wainwright, DISCHARGE Read more […]

SWALLOW THE SUN: Lyric Video For “Abandoned By The Light” Available

Finnish melodic doom heroes SWALLOW THE SUN have released the lyric video for “Abandoned By the Light,” a song from their upcoming triple album Songs from the North. on November 13 via Century Media. Incorporating Read more […]

VOIVOD Announce 2016 US Tour Dates; VEKTOR, EIGHT BELLS To Support

Canadian progressive metal pioneers Voivod have just announced a first leg of their next US tour, starting in February 2016 with support by Canadian countrymen Vektor as well as Eight Bells. Drummer Read more […]

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