Metal

Interviews

Hardcore Legends Racetraitor Are on a Mission to Defeat White Supremacy

Stream the reunited, militantly anti-racist Chicago metallic hardcore partisans' new album, '2042,' and read our in-depth interview with vocalist Mani Mostofi.
Kim Kelly
3 hours ago
To Hell And Back

Heavy Metal Can Help You Survive Anything

Or, how riffs can help us cope in a post-Kavanaugh world (plus new tunes from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Iron Reagan, Cloud Rat, and more).
Kim Kelly
3 days ago
Interviews

Author & Punisher Creates Metal in His Own Twisted Image

The West Coast engineer's metal machine music continues to develop – and darken – on his latest album, 'Beastland.'
Ari Rosenschein
4 days ago
To Hell And Back

We Should Be Hopeful About Metal's Future

How two young Japanese girls convinced me that metal is changing for the better (plus new tunes from Carpe Noctem, Minority Threat, Domkraft, To End It All, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.5.18
To Hell And Back

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).
Kim Kelly
9.28.18
Interviews

Anaal Nathrakh's New Album Is a Soundtrack for the Horrors of War

Stream the Birmingham black metal duo's WWI-inspired new album, 'A New Kind of Horror,' and read our interview with vocalist Dave Hunt.
Joseph Schafer
9.27.18
Interviews

35 Years In, Prog-Thrash Greats Voivod Are Still Reaching for Outer Space

Guitarist Dan Mongrain explains how his classical training helped lead the Quebec legends into new dimensions on their 14th album, 'The Wake'.
Nathan Carson
9.25.18
To Hell And Back

In Defense of Heavy Metal Gimmicks

We wrestle with the meaning of the word in a post-Neckbeard Deathcamp world, and share new tunes from Ultha, Devil Master, Smoulder, Black Viper, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.21.18
Interviews

Neckbeard Deathcamp Are a Nazi-Stomping Black Metal Phenomenon

These unlikely leftist metal heroes turned a joke into a rising extreme metal force. Stream 'United Antifascist Evil,' their new split with Gaylord.
Kim Kelly
9.20.18
To Hell And Back

You'll Never Listen to All the Music You Want to Hear Before You Die

We'll never fully catch up, so settle in with new albums from Bosse-de-Nage and Dödsrit, and new tunes from Tragedy, Ancst, and Pallbearer.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
noisey meets

Keeping Māori Culture Alive with Thrash Metal: Alien Weaponry – Noisey Meets

Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori battles has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
Noisey Staff
9.13.18
To Hell And Back

We’re Already in Hell, So You Might as Well Blast Some Evil Metal

Everything sucks but at least we have new tunes from Ilsa, Chthonic, Paroxysm, Black Awakening, Untamed Land, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.7.18