Watch Night Demon’s New Video for “Black Widow”

California heavy metal torchbearers Night Demon dropped a new music video for the song “Black Widow” from their album Darkness Remains yesterday. In the video, a woman—presumably the black widow Night Demon sing about—is a force to be reckoned with, coming across a number of unfortunate souls over the course of the four-minute video. Oh, and the music rules, but you already knew that. Check it out below and grab your copy of Darkness Remains if you don’t have one yet. Night Demon play the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles Pre-Party on November 30 with Armored Saint, Uada and Persekutor at the legendary Troubador. … Continue reading

Danzig says Rob Zombie gave him this filmmaking tip

Glenn Danzig‘s got a horror film in the works, and he tells Revolver in a new interview that he took a sole piece of movie advice from none other than fellow death-rocker-turned-slasher-auteur Rob Zombie. Talk about a meeting of the minds! What movie-making wisdom do you think the White Zombie founder shared with the Danzig frontman? Read more: 10 last-minute costumes pulled from pop culture “Don’t get involved!” laughs Evil Elvis himself when asked what sage splatter-flick guidance Zombie offered the burgeoning director.* For, you see, Danzig’s currently developing a horror anthology picture that’s similar to the original “Black Sabbath … Continue reading

DRAGONFORCE Bassist Would 'Definitely' Choose Death Metal Over Power Metal

French musician Frédéric Leclercq, who plays bass in the British-based power metal band DRAGONFORCE and guitar in the death metal supergroup SINSAENUM, was asked by Austria’s Stormbringer which subgenre of heavy metal he prefers: power metal or death metal. He responded (see video below): “Death metal. I like every kind of metal — I love metal. I like heavy metal, I like thrash metal, I like black metal. Power metal, actually, not so much, but when I discovered the style basically 20 years ago, actually, I liked ANGRA; SYMPHONY X — I don’t know if they’re power metal or more … Continue reading

Track Premiere: New Light Choir – ‘The Grand Architect’

It’s Halloween, which means any song I stream for you ought to be a trick, or a treat — well, New Light Choir is always both. This unclassifiable American duo has been putting out records in relative obscurity for some time, and not quickly either. Their second LP, creatively titled Volume II, was only released in 2014, but their witches brew takes time to cook. Their upcoming third LP, Torchlight is every bit worth the wait. New Light Choir’s music is… delicate. Their balance of progressive playing with an unabashed love for old-school metal rarely survives in the sunlight. Only … Continue reading

One ‘Stranger Things’ villain is coming back for season 3

Stranger Things season 3 is slowly getting closer to being a binge-able reality, but until we can see it, snippets of what to expect during the show’s new season have been slowly pouring in. We recently found out about a few characters that were supposed to die in season one, and today, we found out about what monster is coming back from the Upside Down to terrorize the kids of Hawkins. Read more: These ‘Stranger Things’ characters were supposed to die in season one In a new report from Screen Rant, Netflix and Century Books have partnered up to officially release the … Continue reading

FENDER Teams Up With JIMMY PAGE To Recreate His Iconic Telecaster

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced it is collaborating with one of rock’s most legendary guitar players — Jimmy Page — to recreate his famous 1959 Fender Telecaster 50 years after LED ZEPPELIN formed in October 1968. Among music’s most iconic guitars is Jimmy Page‘s Telecaster, known for its two “mirror” and “dragon” designs. It helped launch Page‘s career in THE YARDBIRDS and LED ZEPPELIN, and the guitar was used to record “Led Zeppelin I” along with countless hit songs on world-renowned albums. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of LED ZEPPELIN and Page‘s storied career as a guitar icon, … Continue reading

Watch: The Great Sabatini Know ‘You’re Gonna Die (Unsatisfied)’

Decibel has checked in with Canadian noise/sludge rockers The Great Sabatini numerous times over the years for album releases, tour updates and more. The reason today is that they have a new video for the rockin’ new track “You’re Gonna Die (Unsatisfied)”, which hails from their upcoming Goodbye Audio album, out on various formats later this month. The band’s noisy riffs border on doom, with yelled vocals and a punchy rhythm section; fans of Melvins, Unsane and KEN mode will find plenty to love here. “‘You’re Gonna Die (Unsatisfied)’ is about dealing with an addiction to one’s own work ethic,” guitarist/vocalist Sean Sabatini states frankly. … Continue reading