American black metal

The pre-order of the book ‘USBM: A Revolution of Identity in American Black Metal’ is available NOW!

Over three years of work, Decibel Books is proud to finally announce the publication of USBM: an identity revolution in American black metal. Along with the flamboyant European scene of the 1990s, the American wasteland gave birth to its own rebellious souls who found their own use for blast beats, tremolo picking, macabre cries and […]

American black metal

Six American black metal bands to listen to

We know black metal originated across the pond, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have our fair share of black metal in the United States. I have highlighted six American groups that are worth seeing and do justice to the genre. These groups draw on the instrumentation, lyricism and atmosphere for which black metal is […]