Tag Archives: Decibel

Postponed: “Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly” pushed to the fall

Posted by on January 22, 2021

    To no surprise, the “Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest” in Philadelphia is being postponed until September 25th-26th, 2021. This is the second time the festival has been rescheduled and we can only hope it’s the final time. Confirmed bands include, Converge (special Jane Doe set), Napalm Death (special Harmony Corruption & Utopia Banished […]

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Gatecreeper drops “Social Decay”, reveals tour with Exhumed and Necrot

Posted by on August 22, 2019

Gatecreeper have unleashed a new song “Social Decay,” which is part of the ongoing Decibel Flexidisc series. The band will be putting out an album called Deserted on October 4th but it won’t feature the single. The group has announced they will embark on a fall tour with Exhumed and Necrot. The trek is scheduled to kick off […]

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Immolation scorches on the Decibel Magazine Tour

Posted by on March 15, 2019

As we recently covered here in Metal Insider, the 2019 Decibel Magazine tour has been brutalizing cities across America. Last week, New York’s Immolation took over the reigns from Cannibal Corpse and we were there to cover the tour’s newest addition in Philadelphia at the Theatre of the Living Arts. Immolation is a band with […]

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Eyehategod frontman further elaborates on controversial venue boycott

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Mike IX Williams, vocalist of Eyehategod, has further elaborated on the recent controversy where Arkansas Senator Jason Rapert (R) called for a boycott of a venue for an offensive Eyehategod admat. The issue began when Little Rock’s Vino’s posted an unauthorized image of the senator biting into an infant child. Rapert took to social media to express […]

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‘Decibel’ names their 40 favorite metal albums

Posted by on November 17, 2016

If you hit a mall or turn on the TV, it’s like Christmas is tomorrow. We’ve still got another six weeks of 2016, however. Given that, there’s going to be a hell of a lot of year-end lists coming out soon. Usually, they start the week after Thanksgiving, but “usually” isn’t in Decibel’s vocabulary, apparently. […]

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Listen to a new Pallbearer song now!

Posted by on February 12, 2015

Next month’s Decibel Magazine Tour was already looking pretty amazing, with At the Gates, Converge and Vallenfyre heading out on the road for the two-week tour. Then Pallbearer got added to it, making it a must-see tour for anyone into extreme music. From the architects of the Gothenberg sound to hardcore godfathers Converge to one […]

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Failure announce North American tour

Posted by on April 7, 2014

For a band that had been defunct since 1997 and only has three albums out, Failure sure as hell made an impact. Their albums, especially 1996’s Fantastic Planet, are viewed as classics, and even though the band fit more into the alternative world, have plenty of metal fans. Frontman Ken Andrews’ vocals, as well as his […]

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Blast Beat Network “Unsigned Band Promopalooza” Special Ends Soon

Posted by on January 25, 2013

Our ad network Blast Beat Network has created a tradition this time of year of showing a little extra love to unsigned bands via a special offer. For a limited time, Blast Beat is offering unsigned bands the chance to have ads on all the sites within their network (including us, Metal Sucks, Metal Injection, […]

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Review And Photos: Decibel Magazine’s 100th Issue Show In Philadelphia

Posted by on January 24, 2013

I would have posted about this earlier in the week, but I was too busy trying to pick my jaw up off the floor while slowly regaining my hearing. Anyway, there were a few things I was expecting on the evening of Decibel’s 100th Issue Celebration Show, including beer and awesome performances. I was particularly […]

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Did Billy Joel Help Invent The Blast Beat?

Posted by on October 25, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLuiVJBZyVM[/youtube] This is absolutely insane, and it’s been kicking around for a while, but according to Decibel, the modern blast beat is 42 years old, and one of the co-owners of it is none other than Billy Joel. Years before he became a hitmaker, his first band, Atilla, released one album in 1970. The two-piece […]

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