Pounding Metal – A Tribute To Exciter (April 28, 2017)

Pounding Metal – A Tribute To Exciter (April 28, 2017)

The original heavy metal maniacs, originators of thrash metal, godfathers of speed metal, Exciter had many labels, and all of them confirm the fact, that Exciter is the ultimate metal legends. As their debut album entitled Heavy Metal Maniac came out one month before Metallica‘s iconic Kill ‘Em All, many fans will agree that it’s the Canadian trio that actually invented thrash metal. Their story could fill a few thick books, and their albums have cult status…

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ARCADEA – Arcadia (June 16, 2017)

ARCADEA – Arcadia (June 16, 2017)

Hailing from the fringes of the cosmos, (or L.A. as some people prefer to call it) Arcadea will make their arrival known in 2017 with a debut, self-titled album due out on June 16th. Today, the synth/psych band has announced they have inked a deal with Relapse Records to release the record. Pre-orders and new music will be announced in the coming weeks. Arcadea was born when drummer-vocalist Brann Dailor (Mastodon) teamed up with upside-down guitarist & keyboardist Core Atoms…

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XANDRIA Announces North American Headline Tour

XANDRIA Announces North American Headline Tour

German Epic Symphonic Metal stalwarts XANDRIA have taken things to the next level with their seventh studio album Theater of Dimensions. The album is a hyper-emotional affair that digs deep, lyrically speaking. It’s also an incredibly metallic effort.  There is a soundtrack-like, orchestral finesse inherent to the compositions, echoed by pounding groove and sophisticated shredding. . Now XANDRIA is ready to bring their breathtaking live show back to North America for a headline tour this May.  Support on the tour will…

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ANNIHILATOR Announces First Canadian Tour in 20 Years

ANNIHILATOR Announces First Canadian Tour in 20 Years

Canada’s ANNIHILATOR is the lifework of guitarist Jeff Waters. Founded in 1984, the band took the metal scene by storm with their debut 1989 release Alice In Hell, upped the ante with 1990’s Never, Neverland and has continued a non-stop career-pattern of releasing records and touring with many of the biggest bands in the metal genre (mostly all outside North America), ever since; cementing ANNIHILATOR as the biggest-selling metal act in Canada’s history. After 18 months of touring for the…

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BROKEN TEETH – 4 On The Floor (April 21, 2017)

BROKEN TEETH – 4 On The Floor (April 21, 2017)

BROKEN TEETH, the Austin, Texas band led by iconic vocalist Jason McMaster have released the video for the title track from their upcoming new CD and vinyl album 4 on the Floor. Twenty years after seizing power in Austin, Texas, rock-roll battering squad Broken Teeth is poised to throw its hardest punch ever after signing with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and former Corporate Punishment President Thom Hazaert at their powerhouse EMP Label Group. The label…

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THE DIRTY DENIMS – Back With A Bang Pt. 1 (April 27, 2017)

THE DIRTY DENIMS – Back With A Bang Pt. 1 (April 27, 2017)

From Eindhoven Netherlands comes The Dirty Denims! For over 10 years The Dirty Denims are treating the world to their “Happy Hardrock”! This foursome, consisting of two sexy rock chicks and two sweaty guys, play hard rock, rock & roll, power pop, with a slice of punk rock. They sound like a mixture between AC/DC, Joan Jett, Blondie, Kiss, The Romantics and The Ramones. Cheerful energetic songs with loud guitars and an occasional organ every…

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Want to be an Album Reviewer for DECIBEL GEEK?

Want to be an Album Reviewer for DECIBEL GEEK?

Do you have a love of hard rock and heavy metal music? Looking for a fun music related hobby? Interested in getting more involved? At Decibel Geek we are very fortunate to have an excellent team of staff that volunteer their time and skills, be them writing, photo, video or otherwise. Here’s your chance to become a part of the Decibel Geek team. As the Decibel Geek website grows and expands and our writers come…

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CGCM PODCAST Release Premiere Episode (News)

CGCM PODCAST Release Premiere Episode (News)

The CGCM PODCAST released the premiere episode on Monday, April 10, 2017. You can listen in via Soundcloud and of course like, share and follow on Facebook. So, who are the CGCM PODCAST and why April 10 for the show’s launch? Find out in their press release below. Long time Decibel Geek contributors/staff writers/editors/occasional Podcast hosts Wally “Wallygator” Norton and Rich “The Meister” Dillon have finally unveiled their own show titled Canadian Geeks (with Beers)…

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UNLEASH THE ARCHERS – Apex (June 2, 2017)

UNLEASH THE ARCHERS – Apex (June 2, 2017)

Napalm Records are set to release the new album by Canadian power metal outfit Unleash The Archers on June 2, 2017. Entitled Apex, it will be the band’s fourth full-length album and is eagerly anticipated by fans of melodic, heavy, power metal. “Cleanse the Bloodlines” represents the debut single from the album, and powerful frontwoman Brittney Slayes states, “We are beyond stoked to finally debut a track from the new album, and this song was unanimously chosen as the first…

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PRIMAL FEAR – Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany (June 2, 2017)

PRIMAL FEAR – Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany (June 2, 2017)

German metal legends Primal Fear are returning with a vengeance on June 2, 2017, with a brand new live album/home video, entitled Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany on Frontiers Music srl. 2016 was a very busy year for Primal Fear. Following the release of their latest killer studio album, Rulebreaker in January, the metal warriors embarked on a world tour which shattered all the previously held records for shows played in one year…

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