The German alt-rock/prog metal band R3VO have just released the new single “Artificial Pleasure” on June 8. Since their 2021 single “Paranoia,” R3VO has adopted a grittier yet more refined sound with “Artificial Pleasure.” The new song avails itself of heavy sections, psychedelia-influenced choruses, and an intimate outro. The band notes:“Artificial Pleasure is an introspective journey on the topic of undergoing addiction.”  R3VO is the project […] …Continue Reading

German death metal band CYPHONISM have just released their new full-length album Cosmic Voidance via Black Sunset/MDD Records and this week our very own Dave Griffiths sat down to catch up with them. Founded in 2011 in Wolfsburg, Germany, CYPHONISM have made it their mission to combine unconditional death metal with heavy grooves and dense atmospheres, whereby the content mainly deals with themes of cosmic horror […] …Continue Reading

Decades into their game-changing career, German metal legends Kreator find themselves more successful and influential than ever. They’ve stuck to their guns, weathered the trends and outlasted their peers – never once wavering from the ferocious noise that excited them as teens. If anything, that thirst for sonic warfare is just as strong, if not stronger, today. […] …Continue Reading

Eternity’s End guitarist/chief songwriter Christian Münzner deep dives into the riff writing process for new song “Call of the Valkyries.”
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The German rock scene has recently been pretty excited by the arrival of Ivy Gold – a band that seems to have found the perfect mix of hard rock and blues. So why the excitement? Well really this is an all-star band. Tal Bergman (who has played for Sammy Hagar and Billy Idol) is on the skins, Anders Olinder (Peter Gabriel) is on the keys while the whole project was put together by Avalon guitarist Sebastian Eder.
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Germany-based black metal duo Kankar posit a crucially dark message on new album, Dunkle Millennia. Full album streaming in vanta black only at Decibel!
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German black metallers Grabunhold launch new track, “In Tiefen Verliesen,” off new album Heldentod. Only at Decibel!
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Beasts of German black/death metal Voreus unleash primordial might on “Progeny of Fire,” from their forthcoming debut mLP, The Proclamation. Hear the whole thing before its out next Friday.
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