A life-affirming Baroness show, festival fomo and some wishful thinking for the future.
Last week Treble observed its annual mid-year survey, the best albums of the year so far. And to date, that includes a lot of metal albums (of which we included Oranssi Pazuzu, Nails, Palace of Worms, Kvelertak and late-2015 entry Baroness). I didn’t think it was important to make a list of the best metal […]
This has been a pretty rough year for heroes. In January, just after his 69th birthday, David Bowie died. In April, we lost Prince. Just over the weekend, Muhammad Ali passed away. And the metal world hasn’t been the same since Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister died at the end of 2015. It’s hard not to take […]
On Friday afternoon, just as most of us were getting ready to start our weekend, one of contemporary metal’s most consistently enjoyable bands announced they were going on indefinite hiatus. “We have collectively decided to take a hiatus with no set date to reconvene,” read a Facebook post from the group. That’s a pretty common […]
Now that <i>Decibel</i>'s list is out, let the games begin.
Metal isn't always just for metalheads—and that's a good thing.