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The Story of Indigo Ranch, the Improbably Beautiful Birthplace of Nu Metal

For six years, a 60-acre ranch in Malibu reverberated with some of the harshest music ever put to tape. Then it all burned to the ground.
Andy Hermann
8.27.18
Premieres

Sam Morrow's Cynical Joy Finds LA Country at Its Best

On his third LP, the rising LA country star is taking more chances and giving fewer fucks. Watch the premiere of his "Quick Fix" video below.
Will Schube
8.1.18
Op-Ed

Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy, Not Hysteria

The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalization this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
El Hunt
7.26.18
Noisey News

Flea Shares His Struggle With Opioids In An Open Letter

The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist details his opiate addiction in an open letter for 'TIME.'
Kristin Corry
2.26.18
Premieres

New Mystics Pulls Back the Curtain on Addiction in the Video for "Modern"

Watch the second in the series from Other Lives's Josh Onstott, whose debut album is due out August 18.
Andrea Domanick
7.7.17
Interviews

Hellbent: A Conversation with New Order's Peter Hook

We sit down with New Order and Joy Division bassist to talk sex, drugs, money, and abuse in the wild ride that is his new book, 'Substance.'
Andrea Domanick
3.1.17
Features

The Hard Lessons I Learned Sober Raving

Confessions of a reformed party girl.
Michelle Lhooq
2.9.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Gucci Mane's Candid ESPN Interview

He joined Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones on 'Highly Questionable' to talk everything from prison to addiction.
Alex Robert Ross
1.8.17
Interviews

Nu Religion: I Went to AA with Korn’s Head and Found Redemption

Watch the band's new video for "Take Me," and bear witness to guitarist Brian "Head" Welch's journey through addiction and nu-metal.
John Hill
10.26.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch the Actually Briefly Pretty Powerful Video for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s “Drug Dealer”

It comes two weeks after the track about opioid addiction first dropped.
Alex Robert Ross
10.25.16
Interviews

Stranger Things Have Happened: Clare Maguire on Life After Addiction

After nearly losing her life to alcohol, the UK songstress returns with a new LP that tackles addiction, heartbreak, and life in the wake of losing everything.
Andrea Domanick
5.31.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Lost and Unwanted: How a Disastrous Record Deal Can Fuck with Your Mental Health

Like so many musicians, Willis Earl Beal and Clare Maguire both signed life-changing recording contracts, but neither were prepared for quite how life-changing they would be.
Nick Levine
5.19.16
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