Appalachia

To Hell And Back

The Angry, Healing Records I Revisit When Everything Feels Broken

Reflections on the healing power of old abrasive favorites, plus new tunes from Twilight Fauna, Lifeless Dark, Lindow Moss, Sick Shit, and more.
Kim Kelly
7.19.18
Interviews

How the Destruction of Appalachia Inspired Its Black Metal Scene

Stream the new LP from Pittsburgh's Slaves BC, and explore how Appalachian black metal artists find inspiration from beauty and destruction.
Mason Adams
3.14.18
Noisey News

Watch the Rugged Trailer for Justin Timberlake's New Album 'Man of the Woods'

It's out February 2, and the first single is coming this Friday. Let's get... mountainous?
Phil Witmer
1.2.18
Premiere

Feelin' Low? Try Mink's Miracle Medicine for All That Ails you

The West Virginia folk punks kindly let us stream their debut, 'House of Candles' here.
Annalise Domenighini
5.25.17
Interviews

Horseback's New Album 'Dead Ringers' Is an Electronic Post-Punk Odyssey into the New South

Band mastermind Jenks Miller goes deep on recording techniques, dark nights of the soul, and his Appalachian roots.
Ned Raggett
8.10.16
Premieres

Stream Appalachian Black/Doom Trio Athame's Debut 'With Cunning Fire and Adversarial Resolve'

Thanks to a compelling new album, these Luciferian upstarts won't remain in the shadows for long.
Kim Kelly
6.23.16
Interviews

Mountain Rock Kings Karma to Burn are Still Addicted to the Riff

"West Virginia plays by its own rules. We'd like to think we do the same thing as a band."
Kelsey Zimmerman
3.17.16
Interviews

Jandek Affiliate Heather Leigh Brings Appalachian Soul and Pedal Steel Guitar to Improvised Noise

The West Virginia-born and currently Scotland-based musician talks about introducing her grandma to noise, and her time spent touring with avant-rock legend Jandek.
Phil Freeman
12.14.15
Interviews

Twilight Fauna Talks Bluegrass, Musical Camaraderie, and Appalachian Black Metal

Stream a new track from the Appalachian black metal act's stirring new split with Disemballerina's Jennifer Christensen.
Shayne Mathis
11.26.15
Interviews

Listen to Anna & Elizabeth's Spooky New Take on an Old Appalachian Murder Ballad

Stream "The Greenwood Sidey," a chilling tale of childbirth and murder.
Mason Adams
3.15.15