Arizona

PROFILES

What Ever Happened to Willis Earl Beal?

After his promising career evaporated four years ago, the songwriter disappeared. Inside an 18-month long, transatlantic journey chasing down a musician-in-exile.
Alex Robert Ross
3.6.18
Q&A

Gun Outfit’s Dylan Sharp on Meat Puppets and the American Southwest

Watch the video for 'Sally Rose' taken from the band's forthcoming, fifth album.
Tim Scott
10.23.17
we saw this

Solange, Skrillex, and Utopia in a Futuristic Desert City

At FORM: Arcosanti, a festival held Paolo Soleri's legendary Arizona experiment, Skrillex and Solange shared a bill with underground experimental acts. There were hippies and hope and no bad trips.
Miles Raymer
5.28.17
Premieres

Draa Bring Some Melodic Post Punk Drizzle to Arizona

The shoe-gazers return with a new track of melodic melancholia.
Jennifer Park
2.1.17
Drake

Hotline Bling Ring: Someone Jacked $3 Million Worth of Jewellery From Drake’s Tour Van

Drake's van got hotline blinged.
Noisey Staff
9.7.16
Premieres

Spirit Adrift’s 'Chained to Oblivion' Is An Epic Tale of Doom Metal Redemption

Face your demons and dive into the debut album from this rising Arizona doom crew.
Chris Krovatin
8.9.16
Interviews

PREMIERE: The Myrrors' 'Entranced Earth' Is a Heavy Dose of Arizona Psych

Stream the entrancing new album from these Arizona psych/drone acolytes.
5.18.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Inside the Terror One Musician Faced with His Addiction to Alcohol

Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett nearly died of alcoholism, but turned to doom instead.
Chris Krovatin
5.16.16
Music Video Premieres

Draa Produce the Coolest Indie Pop From Anywhere in the Sonoran Desert

It doesn’t get much cooler than recording your debut video inside a 1920s ice warehouse.
Noisey Staff
4.25.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Watch Doomed Southwestern Duo Oryx's Video for "The Singularity"

Taken from the New Mexico-turned-Denver pair's upcoming split with Arizona's Languish, out 4/1 on Battleground Records.
Noisey Staff
3.10.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Via Vengeance's 'Harsh Conditions' Is a One-Man Doom Avalanche

Stream the burly new album from this one-man Arizona doom metal machine.
Kim Kelly
3.7.16
Festivals 2015

Sweat, Snarls, and Kurt Cobain Wigs: Photos from Volume 4 of Arizona's Southwest Terror Fest

Get an eyeful of Matt Pike communing with the riff, Graves at Sea raising hell, and Thou channeling Nirvana in a basement.
Noisey Staff
10.20.15
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