Tag Archives: Decibel Magazine

Machine Head slams Decibel reviewer after negative review of ‘Catharsis’

Posted by on January 4, 2018

There are countless of bands who have changed their style over the years, and a few who at some point, returned to their roots. We’ve heard these alterations with bands such as Opeth, Enslaved, Anathema, Kreator, Metallica, Linkin Park, Suicide Silence, and… well, you get the point. Fans and critics do have the opportunity to […]

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Decibel Magazine names their top 40 metal albums of 2017

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Usually, the end of November means that its time for publications to start their year end lists. However, Decibel decided to get a jump on the competition and have already named their 40 favorite metal albums of the year. You’ll probably want to pick up the January issue of the magazine, since it also comes with […]

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2018 Decibel Magazine Tour to include Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur, and Khemmis

Posted by on October 25, 2017

The Decibel Magazine Tour has packaged extreme music to concertgoers since its launch back in 2012. It was just last year when we saw Kreator and the year prior they brought Abbath on the bill. The unique combination with dark and extreme bundles will continue next year with Enslaved set as the headliners for the […]

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‘Decibel’ wins at current events with fake Trump cover

Posted by on June 28, 2017

Yesterday, the Washington Post found out that President Trump, who accuses so many journalists of being “fake news,” literally had fake news up at his golf clubs. A supposed Time magazine with him on the cover about the eighth season of The Apprentice turned out to be about as real as the one you can buy at […]

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Decibel Metal and Beer festival launched, lineup and dates revealed

Posted by on November 7, 2016

Over the past few years, America has been going through an amazing boom of metal festivals throughout the country and we just can’t be happier about it. With the success and massive support these events have received lately, it’s logical that others would jump on board with the idea and the latest one to organize […]

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Interview: ‘Decibel’ SJW author on elitism, SJWs, metal’s future and reaction to article

Posted by on July 7, 2016

Last week, I caught up with associate professor Jeffrey S Podoshen, the author of the Decibel magazine article about metal’s Social Justice Warrior issue that set off a firestorm in the online metal community. We caught up with him about the reaction to the article, holocaust tourism, and what his thoughts on the future of the metal […]

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Metal Insider en Español: Resumen semanal 6/24

Posted by on June 24, 2016

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest headlines – In Spanish. Cada semana, muchos hechos y acontecimientos suceden en el mundo del rock y metal los cuales reportamos diariamente y queremos dar un resumen de lo que paso a nuestros lectores de habla Española. Estas son las noticias que mas resonaron esta semana: Con la […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Is there really an SJW problem in extreme music?

Posted by on June 22, 2016

A few days ago, Decibel Magazine posted a guest column discussing the social effects within the metal community of those who called themselves “social justice warriors” after a self-proclaimed member of the anti-fascist movement Antifa pepper-sprayed a venue in Sacrament, CA during a Taake show. The Sacramento chapter of the Antifas expressed their intentions to protest the […]

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Death metal/grindcore book Choosing Death to be reissued

Posted by on March 10, 2015

Back in 2004, the same year that the first issue of Decibel was published, longtime editor Albert Mudrian published Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore. The book, originally released by Feral House, has been out of print for a while. Plus, 11 years later, there’s been a hell of a lot more death/grind released and bands that […]

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At the Gates to return to US on Decibel Magazine Tour [Update – now with dates]

Posted by on October 20, 2014

Our friends at Skulls N Bones are reporting the line-up for the upcoming Decibel Magazine 2015 tour. “Last night at the Amon Amarth show here in New York City, Richard Christy came out on stage to introduce the initial lineup for The Decibel Magazine Tour in 2015 and it’s AMAZING! At The Gates, Converge and Vallenfyre […]

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