Wolves in the Throne Room Grace the Cover of Decibel's September Issue

U.S. black metal kings Wolves in the Throne Room make their Decibel cover debut to usher in the release of their much-anticipated new LP Thrice Woven. Paired with an exclusive flexi track by Myrkur, this issue shows that black is the new black. Hurry, quantities are limited. Order here. Note: Decibel domestic subscribers can expect to receive this issue in the mail in the next one to two weeks.  Wolves in the Throne Room Grace the Cover of Decibel’s September Issue Wolves in the Throne Room Grace the Cover of Decibel’s September Issue Decibel Continue reading

Decibel’s Top 5 Grindcore Logos

There’s nothing cooler than a logo, a mark, an emblem. From extreme music’s inception, artists–thrash metal, grindcore, death metal, doom metal, black metal, etc.–have placed a heavy weight on their logos. Some are immediately recognizable (like Metallica, Death, Morbid Angel, Napalm Death, Cathedral), some aren’t so cleverly designed. Over the years, Decibel has top-listed logos for our most favorite of extremely extreme genres. Our first, a controversial list of death metal logos (HERE) set the Internet afire. Our second, another list, this time black metal logos (HERE), generated waves of fuck-yous and idle threats. Our third, a subdued stack of … Continue reading

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE has announced details of its U.S. headline tour. Kicking off September 28 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the coast-to-coast trek will see the band traversing the U.S. through October in support of its new album, “Graveyard Shift”, which landed at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hard Rock Albums chart earlier this year. For the upcoming run, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE will be joined by Roadrunner labelmates THE AMITY AFFLICTION, MISS MAY I and one other special guest to be announced in the coming weeks. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will begin on Wednesday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. local time and … Continue reading

SLAYER's TOM ARAYA On JEFF HANNEMAN: 'I Feel Like I Should Have Done More To Help Him'

On Sunday, July 23, Elliott Fullam of Little Punk People conducted an interview with SLAYER frontman Tom Araya backstage at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On when SLAYER will begin recording its next album: Tom: “I don’t know. When we started doing this… when I started doing this, I always wanted to be in a band and play music. And then I ended up hooking up with four guys that were like-minded, just like me, and we clicked. And then we just started playing … Continue reading

CANNIBAL CORPSE Completes Work On New Album, Announces U.S. Tour

Florida death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE have completed work on their new album, due this fall via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014’s “A Skeletal Domain” was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006’s “Kill”, 2009’s “Evisceration Plague” and 2012’s “Torture”. This November, CANNIBAL CORPSE will kick off a USA tour in support of the upcoming disc. Support on the trek will come from POWER TRIP and GATECREEPER. Tour dates: Nov. 03 – Jacksonville, FL – Mavericks Nov. 04 – … Continue reading

SLIPKNOT Releases New Preview Clip From 'Day Of The Gusano' Documentary

A new SLIPKNOT documentary brought to you by MusicScreen will be premiered in more than a thousand screens across the world as a one-night-only cinematic spectacle on September 6. Directed by SLIPKNOT‘s own M. Shawn Crahan, a.k.a. Clown, “Day Of The Gusano” documents the Iowa band’s first-ever visit to Mexico in December 2015 and features exclusive interviews with SLIPKNOT‘s members talking about the importance of their fanbase and the band’s long-awaited first-ever show in Mexico City. A preview clip of the rehearsals for the Mexico concert, taken from “Day Of The Gusano”, can be seen below. Talking about the movie, … Continue reading

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Psychosis' Album Gets Official Release Date

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its fourth album, “Psychosis”, on November 17 via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk, was recorded primarily at a studio in Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking to Metal Wani‘s Jake Patton, Max stated about the follow-up to 2014’s “Pandemonium”: “The album right now is finished. It was produced by Arthur Rizk, our friend and a great producer — an upcoming, underground producer. And he did a great job. I love the record. There are nine songs. … Continue reading

Hundred Year Old Man Begin UK Tour With Archelon This Thursday

Leeds post-metal collective Hundred Year Old Man have just announced that they’ll be releasing their latest EP ‘Black Fire’ via Gizeh Records, and to celebrate, they’ll be kicking off a UK tour with fellow riff-mongers Archelon this Thursday, calling at Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff and Nottingham. Despite only forming in 2015, Hundred Year Old Man’s deep, heavy sound already sounds remarkably well-realised and immersive, as the ten minute video for ‘Black Fire’ ably demonstrates. Check it out below, and pre-order the CD here. The full list of tour dates is as follows: JULY Thursday 27: The Fox & Newt, Leeds, with Mastiff … Continue reading

MOTÖRHEAD To Release 'Under Cöver' In September

One thing Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee liked to do throughout their years together in MOTÖRHEAD was grab a favorite song by another artist and give it a good old fashioned “Motörheading.” To run them through the Motörizer, if you will. To rock them, roll them and even give them an extra twist and edge. In celebration of some of those finest moments, the band will release “Under Cöver”, a collection of some of their best covers, and a collection which will include the previously unreleased version of David Bowie‘s timeless classic “Heroes”. Recorded during the “Bad Magic” … Continue reading

Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA's Family And Biographer Vow To 'Not Censor Anything' In Upcoming Memoir

Late MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza‘s family, management and biographer are promising some shattering public disclosures about Nick‘s final months — and the disgraceful treatment they’ve received since the musician’s sudden death. Late in the evening on May 21, 2016, Nick collapsed after suffering a heart attack during a concert with Chris Poland and Robertino “Pag” Pagliari in their band OHM: at The Baked Potato in Studio City, California and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said Menza died of hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Little more than a year later, … Continue reading