the body

Features

When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia

This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Kim Kelly
5.22.18
Premieres

The Body's New Album Is a Slog Through Electronic Misery

Stream the Portland noise doom duo's impossibly heavy, grindingly miserable new LP for Thrill Jockey, 'I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer.'
Cat Jones
5.11.18
Interviews

Lingua Ignota's Liturgical Noise Is a Celebration of Obliteration

Stream the new EP from the Providence-based artist who explores trauma and survival through neoclassical, death industrial, and extreme metal.
Claire Donato
6.8.17
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
Premieres

Jay Boogie Doesn't Want to Catch Feelings On "Body Principles"

But the rapper is still accepting flowers and Edible Arrangements.
Max Mohenu
9.6.16
Interviews

Nothing Pretty About It: A Look Inside The Body's Torturous New Collaborative LP With Krieg

Stream the nightmarish new collaborative LP from two of metal's most innovative (and surprisingly chipper) artists.
Noisey Staff
11.11.15
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Smelly Vans, Dungeons & Dragons, and a Lot of Truck Stop Food: Check out The Body & Thou's Tour Video

And look for their SECOND collaborative LP in January!
Noisey Staff
11.25.14
New music

The Body & Thou Are Here to Rattle NYC with Doom Riffs, So Be Prepared

Stream their new EP in full too
VICE Staff
6.24.14
Noisey Blog

The Body Will Bring Sludgy Doom to This Great Nation in March

Check out the US tour dates from the Providence duo.
1.28.14
New music

Forget Satan, Demons and the Supernatural, The Threat is Real in The Body's New Video for 'Shrouded"

Check out their harrowing new video.
10.31.13
Interviews

The Body Sold Their AK-47’s to Move to Portland

And that's a pretty big deal considering how much these dudes love guns.
Brad Cohan
10.16.13
New music

Watch The Body's Brutal New Video, "The Ebb and Flow of Tides in a Sea of Ash"

If you're predisposed towards muscular, nihilistic metal and forensic photography, this video is for you.
Benjamin Shapiro
4.10.13