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A Heavy Metal Podcast - The Mighty Decibel

The Mighty Decibel, A Heavy Metal Podcast - The Mighty Decibel
188 episodes
Your home for heavy metal, hardcore punk and hard rock album reviews (www.themightydecibel.com)... and twice weekly podcasts. Our New Release Mondays podcasts include our Extreme Metal, Doom Metal, Hardcore Punk, Hard'N'Heavy and Demo/EP series. Meanwhile, our Thursday podcasts revisit music from the past through our Best Of, Hidden Gems, Discography and ... For Metalheads series. Horns up!

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A HISTORY OF ... EARLY SPEED METAL

It's time for a lesson in pre-violence! Yep, we're talkin' about listing and listening to some of the most important speed metal releases issued in the first five years of the sub-genre's existence. So, strap on the seat belt, push down on the gas and press play!
41min

HALLOWS EVE - In 40 Minutes

Welcome back to our In 40 Minutes series where we curate what we think are the best 40 minutes of music from an underrated band's career ... with headbangers and hard rockers in mind (ie. you won't be hearing many ballads!). Basically, it's what we'd put on a single vinyl release (being limited t…
43min

HARDCORE PUNK NEW RELEASES - April/May 2021

Welcome to Hardcore Punk New Releases where this episode we'll be focusing in on April and May 2021 releases. The stream of quality d-beat, grind, crust, powerviolence, etc. discs recently begged for its own podcast series ... so here we are. Grind it up! (0:00) LAST AGONY - The Imminent Slaught…
35min

BAD RELIGION - Best Albums By Decade

Today we introduce a new series where he highlight the best albums of a long tenured band for each decade of their recording existence. Kicking things off for us is one of the top four melodic punk bands of all time ... Bad Religion!! Strap yourselves in as we name the So Cal unit's best album f…
21min

GODDO - In 40 Minutes

Welcome to another edition of a series where we curate what we think are the best 40 minutes of music from an underrated band's career ... with headbangers and hard rockers in mind (ie. you won't be hearing many ballads!). Basically, it's what we'd put on a single vinyl release (being limited to …
39min

DOOM METAL NEW RELEASES - April/May 2021

It's Monday, so it's time for our NEW RELEASE MONDAYS podcast series. This edition we're focusing on Doom Metal where we spotlight new and upcoming releases in doom metal/rock, including stoner of course. This episode we look at April and May 2021 releases. We're all doomed! (0:00) SWAMPLORD -…
49min

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH - April 2021

Join The Mighty Decibel as we name and listen to our fave albums of April 2021 in four categories: extreme metal, doom, hardcore punk and hard'n'heavy. Horns up! Extreme Metal SPELLFORGER - Upholders of Evil https://personal-records.bandcamp.com/album/upholders-of-evil SEILUNVIHOLLINEN - Teloi…
39min

2K URIAH HEEP - In 40 Minutes

Time for another episode of our In 40 Minutes series where we curate what we think are the best 40 minutes of music from an underrated band's career ... with headbangers and hard rockers in mind (ie. you won't be hearing many ballads or hits!). Basically, it's what we'd put on a single vinyl rele…
39min

EXTREME METAL NEW RELEASES - April 2021

Our 'New & Upcoming Releases' podcast series introduces new underground releases to our listeners. This episode we focus solely on extreme metal releases issued April 2021. Let the mayhem begin! (0:00) TO THE DOGS - To The Dogs https://tothedogs.bandcamp.com/ …
47min

TOP 10 DISCOGRAPHIES - The 70s

Today we're introducing a new series - Top 10 Discographies. This first episode we're going to determine which ten bands had the best discographies of the 1970s. We attacked the task mathematically, by rating each of the albums issued by major metal/hard rock bands in the 70s, thereby determining…
41min

THE RODS - In 40 Minutes

Time for another episode of our In 40 Minutes series where we curate what we think are the best 40 minutes of music from an underrated band's career ... with headbangers and hard rockers in mind (ie. you won't be hearing many ballads or hits!). Basically, it's what we'd put on a single vinyl rele…
42min

HARD'N'HEAVY NEW RELEASES - March/April 2021

Our Hard'N'Heavy series of podcasts focuses on new traditional metal and hard rock releases ... along with the odd hard rock'n'roll and melodic punk outing. Basically anything that doesn't fit on our Extreme Metal, Hardcore Punk or Doom series! This edition we focus on March and April 2021 releas…
44min

HIDDEN GEMS - Hard Rock Comeback Albums

Welcome to another edition of our Hidden Gems podcast/video series where we focus on albums or bands that fly under the radar (in our opinion!). Today we investigate and listen to ten underrated comeback albums. From the 70s to the 2000's ... we've got ten examples of hard rock comeback albums tha…
45min

STATUS QUO - In 40 Minutes

Time for the second edition of our new series where we curate what we think are the best 40 minutes of music from an underrated band's career ... with headbangers and hard rockers in mind (ie. you won't be hearing many ballads or hits!). Basically, it's what we'd put on a single vinyl release (be…
40min

HARDCORE PUNK NEW RELEASES - March/April 2021

Welcome to Hardcore Punk New Releases where this episode we'll be focusing in on March and April 2021 releases. The stream of quality d-beat, grind, crust, powerviolence, etc. discs recently begged for its own podcast series ... so here we are. Grind it up! (0:00) SYCOPHANT - Innate Control http…
39min

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR - 2001

In this podcast we continue with our "Best Of ..." series, focusing on the top 10 metal and hard rock releases of 2001. Go back, way back, in time and relive the metal glory! SPOILER ALERT !!!!!!!!!!!!! Top ten list: 10. KATAKLYSM - Epic (Poetry of War) 9. BLACK WITCHERY - Desecration of the …
48min

MAX WEBSTER ... In 40 Minutes

This episode we're introducing a new series where we curate what we think are the best 40 minutes of music from an underrated band's career ... with headbangers and hard rockers in mind (ie. you won't be hearing many ballads!). Basically, it's what we'd put on a single vinyl release (being limite…
42min

DOOM METAL NEW RELEASES - March/April 2021

It's Monday, so it's time for our NEW RELEASE MONDAYS podcast series. This edition we're focusing on Doom Metal where we spotlight new and upcoming releases in doom metal/rock, including stoner of course. This episode we look at March and April 2021 releases. We're all doomed! (0:00) VOID COMM…
49min

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH - March 2021

Join The Mighty Decibel as we name and listen to our fave albums of March 2021 in four categories: extreme metal, doom, hardcore punk and hard'n'heavy. Horns up! Extreme Metal SARKRISTA - Sworn To Profound Heresy https://sarkrista.bandcamp.com/album/sworn-to-profound-heresy THE CROWN - Royal D…
40min

EXTREME METAL NEW RELEASES - March 2021

Our 'New & Upcoming Releases' podcast series introduces new underground releases to our listeners. This episode we focus solely on extreme metal releases issued March 2021. Let the mayhem begin! (0:00) REAPER - The Atonality of Flesh (Iron Bonehead) https://ironboneheadproductions.bandcamp.com/…
58min

HIDDEN GEMS: Canadian Bands, Eh!!

Welcome to another edition of our Hidden Gems podcast/video series where we focus on albums or bands that fly under the radar (in our opinion!). Today we investigate and listen to ten underrated Canadian bands. From the 70s to the 2000's ... from hard rock to punk and thrash, we've got you covered…
43min

(Album Review) OSSACRUX - Discography 2011-2016

Want some hardcore punk with elements of extreme metal? If so, join The Mighty Decibel as we review the new Ossacrux album. Horns up!!! https://ossacrux.bandcamp.com/album/complete-discography-2011-2016
15min

VAN HALEN - Discography Review

Once more The Mighty Decibel fearlessly sifts through the mists of time to complete a discography review (its 11th), in this case taking on the recorded works of the legendary Van Halen. Join us as we complete a critical review of Van Halen's twelve studio releases, inserting tracks along the way …
49min

DESERT ISLAND ALBUMS - Black Metal Edition

You're to be stranded on an island with only ten black metal records. Which ones would you take with you? Here's what The Mighty Decibel would take with them ... SPOILER ALERT!!!!!!!!! (1:10) VENOM - Welcome To Hell (4:31) MERCYFUL FATE - Melissa (8:01) BATHORY - Bathory (11:13) CELTIC FROST - M…
40min

(Album Review) TED NUGENT - Little Box Of Ted Nugent

Join us as The Mighty Decibel reviews the live three-CD box set from The Whackmaster. Taken from concerts over three decades, this package captures The Nuge with different incarnations of his band supporting then brand new records. Brilliant or dud? Let's check in ....
20min

HARD'N'HEAVY NEW RELEASES - Feb/Mar 2021

Our Hard'N'Heavy series of podcasts focuses on new traditional metal and hard rock releases ... along with the odd hard rock'n'roll and melodic punk outing. Basically anything that doesn't fit on our Extreme Metal, Hardcore Punk or Doom series! This edition we focus on February and March 2021 rel…
32min

TOP 20 CONSECUTIVE ALBUM STREAKS (Part 2)

Join us as The Mighty Decibel names their fave consecutive album streaks over two parts. In Part 2 we'll be reviewing and listening to the top ten spots. Check out Part 1 before diving into this one ... https://soundcloud.com/user-70476470/top-20-consecutive-album-streaks-part-1 We've got all t…
47min

ALBUM REVIEW: EVIL - Possessed By Evil

Join The Mighty Decibel as we review and listen to the new Evil release, Possessed By Evil. Black thrashers unite!!!
8min

HARDCORE PUNK NEW RELEASES - February/March 2021

Welcome to Hardcore Punk New Releases where this episode we'll be focusing in on February and March 2021 releases. The stream of quality d-beat, grind, crust, powerviolence, etc. discs recently begged for its own podcast series ... so here we are. Grind it up! (0:00) HALLUCINATION - Hallucinatio…
32min

TOP 20 CONSECUTIVE ALBUM STREAKS (Part 1)

Join us as The Mighty Decibel names their fave consecutive album streaks over two parts. In Part 1 we'll be reviewing and listening to spots 20 to 11 ... with Part 2 to follow next week, naming our Top 10. We've got all the heavy sub-genres covered for ya - trad metal, hard rock, extreme metal,…
56min