Polling places ran out of “I Voted” stickers so voters made their own

Today marked a very important day in the US: voting day. Which meant that many people went out to the polls to cast their votes for this year’s midterms. As we’ve reported, this election has seen companies offering free pizza and concert tickets to those who vote to Taylor Swift voicing her opinion on people voting. With all these things being pushed in hopes of getting a high voter turnout, it appears that all the hard work paid off. Read more: 23 musicians rocking the vote this election day A new article posted by Buzzfeed has found that as voters went to their assigned voting places, some … Continue reading

Full Album Stream: The Mon – “Doppelleben”

Italian doom trio Ufomammut make some of the most vibrant, recognizable and psychedelic doom out there. It should come as no surprise, then, that Doppelleben, the debut album from Ufomammut bassist/vocalist/keyboardist Urlo under the moniker The Mon, is a far-out exploration into what a heavy psych album can sound like. From the pulsing bass and expansive textures of “Salvator Mundi” to the trippy industrial of “Blut” and the haunted soundscapes on “Soulloop,” The Mon dives deep into a variety of sounds that feel interconnected while also sounding independent of each other. Doppelleben is not a solo Ufomammut record, and those holding that … Continue reading

LARS ULRICH: METALLICA's 'WorldWired' Tour Could Last Through Early 2020

Lars Ulrich has told The Mercury News that METALLICA‘s “WorldWired” tour could last through early 2020. The San Francisco Bay Area metal giants have spent the last two years touring in support of their latest album, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, which came out in November 2016. The band has seven U.S. shows booked in late November and early December before taking a break for the holidays and resuming the trek on January 18 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With dates already locked in through next summer, Ulrich was asked if he is tired of touring yet. He replied: “We have the luxury, and … Continue reading

This woman celebrated her 106th birthday at Taco Bell

If you think you love Taco Bell more than anyone else, you’re wrong. There’s a bigger fan of the chain, her name is Myrtis Jewel Painter and she’s 106 years old. Before you continue reading, we suggest you grab some tissues, just in case you start crying. Read more: There’s one last band Dave Grohl wants to drum for Painter lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and she turned 106 on Sunday, Nov. 4. And you know where she celebrated it? Precisely, Taco Bell. The report comes from AZ Family, which notes she stepped into the restaurant, where employees and friends greeted her with claps and … Continue reading

Previously Sold-Out Vinyl Pressing of Tad’s ‘8-Way Santa’ Available Now

Way back in 2016, Sub Pop pressed an edition of Seattle grunge crew Tad‘s second album, 8 Way Santa, partially inspired by 8-Way Santa‘s induction into the Decibel Hall of Fame and featuring a fold-out poster with the Hall of Fame story, the record has been long sold out… or so we thought. As we are wont to do here at Decibel HQ, we recently discovered a box of said records. They’re on sale now in the Decibel store, but be warned: all previous Hall of Fame pressings have sold out immediately, so don’t wait. Get yours today.   The post Previously Sold-Out Vinyl Pressing of Tad’s ‘8-Way Santa’ Available Now appeared … Continue reading

MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Teases New Song In Video From Writing Sessions

MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine has shared a short video of drummer Dirk Verbeuren working on his parts for a new song, to be included on the band’s 16th studio album. Dave captioned the clip: “The Cheshire Cat is smiling! Enjoy a lil tease. ⁦@Megadeth⁩ ⁦@VerbeurenDirk⁩ #Album16” This past August, Mustaine confirmed to Guitar World magazine that MEGADETH was working on material for the follow-up to 2016’s “Dystopia” album. “We have been for a few weeks now,” he said. “All the bandmembers are at home writing stuff and putting it in the same spot, keeping all the riffs centralized in one … Continue reading

Brendon Urie flies high, literally, for a P!ATD MTV EMA win

Panic! At The Disco just took home the Best Alternative award and frontman Brendon Urie flew through the air, so we’d say it’s been a pretty good night at the MTV European Music Awards. Read more: Panic! At The Disco’s cover from ‘the Greatest Showman’ is finally here Urie performed popular hit “High Hopes” (literally at a sky high level) at the awards ceremony that took place in Bilbao, Spain. Obviously needing to make a big entry, he repelled down from the ceiling, flying through the air. It was a pretty awesome moment—see for yourself below: Fucking amazed by @PanicAtTheDisco … Continue reading