Books

It's Lit

Public Enemy Meant Everything to a Generation of Angsty Teens

Preview an excerpt from writer and critic Juan Vidal’s new book 'Rap Dad: A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation.'
Juan Vidal
9.20.18
First Dates

A First Date in a Chain Bookshop with Death Cab for Cutie

Romance is... Kensington High Street Waterstones.
Lauren O'Neill
8.9.18
Interviews

Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers

Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.
Margaret Welsh
3.28.18
Interviews

Is the Rock Star Dead?

We speak with rock critic David Hepworth, author of 'Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars,' about the rise and fall of music's chaotic anti-heroes.
Seth Ferranti
1.22.18
Books

Read An Excerpt From Quintron’s Book About Life on the Tour Autobahn

The New Orleans organist's new book includes cops, truckstop sex workers, and American history.
Tim Scott
12.19.17
Interviews

These Guys Got High as Hell and Wrote a Massive History of Metal

'Hellraisers: A Complete Visual History of Heavy Metal Mayhem' authors Axl Rosenberg and Chris Krovatin explain the methods behind their metal madness.
Chris Krovatin
12.5.17
Interviews

Hellbent: A Conversation with New Order's Peter Hook

We sit down with New Order and Joy Division bassist to talk sex, drugs, money, and abuse in the wild ride that is his new book, 'Substance.'
Andrea Domanick
3.1.17
Noisey Interviews

David Bowie Drummer Woody Woodmansey Breaks Down His New Memoir 'Spider From Mars'

We talked to Woodmansey about his new book and what it was like to rock with Bowie in the Ziggy Stardust era.
Seth M. Ferranti
1.3.17
Interviews

Edward Banchs' New Book, 'Heavy Metal Africa,' Explores the Heavier Side of the Dark Continent

“Rock music started here. It is not Western culture or European culture. It is our culture.”
Beth Winegarner
9.9.16
style rider

Style Rider: Joseph Needs Jeans, Boots, and a Guitar Case

The Portland trio share what keeps them sane on the road.
Ilana Kaplan
8.27.16
Interviews

Mustard Gas and Roses Channels the Sadness and Beauty of Kurt Vonnegut's 'Slaughterhouse Five'

Stream the title track off the instrumental outfit's new album, 'Becoming,' as former Isis guitarist Michael Gallagher explains his Vonnegut obsession.
Dan Marsicano
8.17.16
Interviews

'Please Kill Me,' 20 Years Later

Authors Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain reflect on writing one of the most important rock books ever.
Elyssa Goodman
7.29.16
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