touring

Essays

RIP (???) to OVO Fest, Toronto's Number One Source of FOMO

After eight good years, Drake's OVO Fest has come to a quiet end. We think?
Jabbari Weekes
8.7.18
Interviews

UK Doom Rock Gods Orange Goblin Will Never Stop Never Stopping

The heavy riffing mainstays have spent 20 years rocking on their own terms—even when it almost ruined them. Now, they're older, wiser, and stronger than ever.
Kevin Stewart-Panko
6.12.18
Metalhead

It's Time for Slayer to Die

Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
Christopher Krovatin
2.14.18
Noisey News

Paul Simon Is Done Touring

In a new statement, he said "I'd like to leave with a big Thank You to the many folks around the world who've come out to watch me play over the last 50 years."
Lauren O'Neill
2.5.18
Interviews

How Trump’s New Border Policies Will Hurt the American Metal Scene

KEN Mode's Jesse Matthewson discusses how to cross international borders, metal masculinity, and being a "blue state" band.
Kim Kelly
3.21.17
Features

The True Story of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the Tuxedoed Guitar Kings Who Made Christmas Rock

Alex Skolnik, Al Pitrelli, Russel Allan, and more explain how a group of heavy metal veterans created one of the biggest sensations in holiday music
Clay Marshall
12.21.16
Interviews

Butthole Surfers Were the Epitome of Every Hell-Raising Rock'n'Roll Legend You Ever Heard

We mined founding member Paul Leary and biographer James Burns for all the tales of how one Texan punk band petrol bombed the 1980s and laughed at the flames.
Daniel Dylan Wray
5.31.16
Interviews

Half-Famous: The Particular Hunger of Deep Sea Diver

After years as lead guitarist for acts like Beck and James Mercer, Jessica Dobson is abandoning the tour bus for a borrowed van to strike out on her own her own with Deep Sea Diver's second LP 'Secrets.'
Byard Duncan
2.26.16
On The Road with...

The Rebirth and Deliverance of Corrosion of Conformity

Old punks never die, they just play a little slower.
Kim Kelly
11.23.15
Op-Eds

Willie Nelson, Old Crow Medicine Show, and the Enduring Appeal of the Road Song

On the road again.
Kim Kelly
8.21.15
TOURVAN

TOURVAN Comics Episode 3: Indie Bros

Abbey's solo project gets some internet hype and the bros are lovin' it.
Adam Waito
3.24.15
The Noisey Guide to

Major Lazer’s Very Brief Guide to the Entire World

The morning after a secret set, we asked the monumentally hungover bastard dancehall boys to tell us where they drink, dance and buy shit.
Angus Harrison
3.9.15
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