Metal

To Hell And Back

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organizer (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labor of love and a call to action.
Kim Kelly
1.24.19
Internet Exploring

Ja Rule and Metallica’s Lost Rap-Metal Atrocity Is Worse than Fyre Festival

Watch this hilarious 2002 video of Swizz Beatz convincing these rap and metal titans that “We Did It Again” is actually a good song.
Jabbari Weekes
Phil Witmer
1.24.19
Essays

How Metal Keeps Me Connected to My Partner in Prison

Listening to and talking about music, he says, minimizes his lingering vulnerability and hopelessness, even if only fleetingly.
Liz Price
1.16.19
Op-Ed

In 2018, Death Metal Reigned Supreme

As the world burned around us, a new class of forward-thinking bands rose up from the ashes to remind us that only death is real.
Joseph Schafer
1.2.19
To Hell And Back

How A New York Hardcore Show Reminded Me Not to Forget My Roots

Seeing Minority Threat in Brooklyn took me back to my years as a reluctant Jersey hardcore kid (plus dope tunes from Terminal Nation, Sick Shit, Space Vacation, and more).
Kim Kelly
12.28.18
blind spots

Mike Shinoda Listens to 'Reign In Blood': "I'm Going to Piss Off Slayer Fans"

The Linkin Park co-founder and solo artist might be the only person who’s played Ozzfest and worked with Rick Rubin who's never checked out Slayer’s 1986 thrash classic.
Josh Terry
11.28.18
RIP

Rest In Peace SCUZZ, the Best Rock TV Channel Ever

You (and the fact that you played "Sorry You're Not a Winner" by Enter Shikari in 2018) will be greatly missed.
Noisey UK Staff
11.27.18
To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.25.18
Noisey News

Get Freaky This Halloween with a Marilyn Manson Face Dildo

The God of Fuck is selling dildos with his face on them on his official store for halloween. Because why not?
Shaad D’Souza
10.19.18
Interviews

Suicidal Tendencies Are Still Punk as Fuck (Whatever That Means)

We talked to Mike Muir about four decades of hardcore, 'Still Cyco Punk After All These Years,' and how they became one of the most influential bands in extreme music.
Gary Suarez
10.17.18
To Hell And Back

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).
Kim Kelly
9.27.18
To Hell And Back

You'll Never Listen to All the Music You Want to Hear Before You Die

We'll never fully catch up, so settle in with new albums from Bosse-de-Nage and Dödsrit, and new tunes from Tragedy, Ancst, and Pallbearer.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
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