Metal

Interviews

Joy's Genre-Hopping Hardcore Is All About Suffering

Raleigh's next great metal/hardcore hybrid give us an earful about their new album, 'No Light Below,' misanthropy, and doing it their damn selves.
Eli Enis
1.31.19
To Hell And Back

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organiser (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labour of love and a call to action.
Kim Kelly
1.25.19
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
To Hell And Back

The Metal Albums That Are Going to Get Us Through 2019

A look at some of the metal world's most anticipated releases, plus killer new tunes from Jucifer, Devil Master, Mar, Sanhedrin, and more!
Kim Kelly
1.14.19
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

What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?

Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.30.18
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
11.29.18
Features

Ten Years of Power Trip, Texas Hardcore Heroes

A look at the legacy of the Dallas hardcore band, who recently celebrated their 10th anniversary with a hometown mosh-gala.
Andy O'Connor
11.27.18
To Hell And Back

A Fake Band Using Facebook to Scam Europe Is as 2018 as It Gets

In an era of "FAKE NEWS," does a great rock 'n' roll swindle matter? (Plus, new tunes from Ulthar, 1914, Necrowitches, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.16.18
Premieres

This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World

Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
Kim Kelly
11.15.18
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
11.14.18
To Hell And Back

US Electoral Politics Are Still Bad, But Metal Is Still Good

The post-midterms glow isn't doing much for me, but Völur, Eye of Nix, and new tunes from Sarparast, Snot Goblin, Arête, and Bog Body sure are.
Kim Kelly
11.12.18
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