rock n roll

The 2017 Music Issue

A Tribute to the World's Largest Rock Band

An infographic on 1000 musicians.
Haisam Hussein
11.8.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This Old Clip of Fats Domino Meeting Jools Holland Will Make You Feel Better

The cut from Holland's 1985 documentary 'Walking to New Orleans' captures a lot of what made Domino so inspiring.
Alex Robert Ross
10.26.17
Noisey News

Fats Domino, Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Gentleman Pioneer, Dead at 89

The pianist and singer, whose life and work were bound up with the city of New Orleans, died of natural causes on Tuesday morning.
Alex Robert Ross
10.25.17
Interviews

Joe Scarborough Convinced Me His Band Is Maybe Kind of Sick?

The poofy-haired cable newscaster told us that his band is "the worst rock 'n' roll story ever." We're trying to not overthink this.
Eve Peyser
9.26.17
Premiere

Julie & The Wrong Guys Get Right And Heavy on "Love and Leaving"

The East Coast icon joins forces with a few Canadian punk and hardcore musicians to create gritty, gnarling rock 'n' roll.
Sarah MacDonald
8.17.17
Premieres

Richmond Thrashers Earthling Level Up on a Ripping New Record

Stream 'Spinning in the Void,' the stellar new album from this rising extreme metal quartet, out now on Forcefield Records
VICE Staff
7.7.17
Objectively Correct Lists

17 Airtight Arguments for Why Your Band Should Cover “Free Bird”

You won’t just be leaving here tomorrow, you’ll be leaving the audience’s jaws on the floor.
Kyle Kramer
7.7.17
Premieres

Buddy, We Fuck with Ecstatic Vision's 'Raw Rock Fury'

Stream the psyched-out new album from Philadelphia's trippiest rock 'n' roll madmen
Kim Kelly
4.4.17
brief histories

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise
J. J. Anselmi
2.23.17
Essays

Black Women’s Voices Are the Sound of Rock ’n’ Roll

Unending love and appreciation is the least we can offer pioneers like Big Mama Thornton and Tina Turner.
Tari Ngangura
2.16.17
Interviews

We Talked to Black Pussy's Lead Singer About Their Show Being Cancelled in Saskatchewan

"Scientists say we all come from Africa, you know? Maybe I’m paying homage to the birth mother Africa, you know?"
Devin Pacholik
9.12.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

If You Love Rap Music You’ll REALLY Love Watching Gene Simmons Fall on His Ass

Remember when he beckoned the death of rap? Remember when he slammed N.W.A's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Remember when he fell on his ass performing "Rock and Roll All Night"?
Daisy Jones
7.18.16
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