NEW ZEALAND

Premieres

Take a Time Out and Listen to "Hang", Merk's Lazy New Psych-Pop Track

We're premiering the Auckland artist's blissful new introvert anthem, and its Parallel Teeth-directed video.
Shaad D’Souza
9.28.18
Zealandia

Meet the Teen Metalheads Saving the Maori Language Through Thrash

A new episode of Zealandia meets Alien Weaponry, three teen metalheads raging against colonialism.
Shaad D’Souza
7.4.18
Premieres

New Zealand Witch Rockers Hex Are Here to Curse the Patriarchy

Stream the eldritch trio's new album, 'The Hill Temple,' which blends doom, psych, and riot grrrl into a divine manifestation of feminine rage.
Kim Kelly
2.13.18
Noisey News

A Hacker Broadcast "Fuck tha Police" Over a Police Scanner

Yeah, this is definitely illegal.
Lauren O'Neill
1.10.18
Internet Exploring

Paul McCartney is The Only Good Vlogger

Look out guys and gals, there's a new Zoella in town.
Lauren O'Neill
12.19.17
Noisey News

New Zealand's National Party Ordered to Pay Up for Ripping Off Eminem

Eminem wins more than $400,000 after a court found a New Zealand political party breached his copyright.
Noisey Staff
10.25.17
Holy Shit

Have Mercy: Lorde Releases New ‘Melodrama’ Track, “Liability”

Oh, and ‘Melodrama’ is officially coming out on June 16.
Alex Robert Ross
3.9.17
Holy Shit

Hear Lorde's Much Anticipated Return on "Green Light"

The New Zealand singer starts a new chapter after the breakout success of 2013's 'Pure Heroine.'
3.2.17
Interviews

Beastwars Is Dead, Long Live Beastwars

"This is our final statement, the last ledger entry found on the ghost ship. Is it any good? Will it be loved? The listener will decide."
Craig Hayes
4.29.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Has New Zealand Spawned a Rapper From a Deeper Circle of Hell Than Iggy Azalea?

Watch Hucci Luv’s "Weave Snatch"—the hideous nightmare of a Suicide Girl who hasn’t had internet access since 2005.
Noisey Staff
1.19.16
Interviews

New Zealand Punks No Tag Have Reissued Their Classic 1982 Album ‘Oi, Oi, Oi’

Auckland isn't known for it's oi scene but this classic early 80s EP is full of burly and rugged punk rock.
Tim Scott
12.14.15
Breaking News

Chris Brown's Tour of Australia and New Zealand Has Been Officially Canceled for Visa Reasons

This decision comes despite the apology in October from the advocacy group, GetUp, who first petitioned for his denial.
Noisey Staff
12.2.15
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