Arizona

PROFILES

What Ever Happened to Willis Earl Beal?

After his promising career evaporated four years ago, the songwriter disappeared. Inside an 18-month long, transatlantic journey chasing down a musician-in-exile.
Alex Robert Ross
3.6.18
Q&A

Gun Outfit’s Dylan Sharp on Meat Puppets and the American Southwest

Watch the video for 'Sally Rose' taken from the band's forthcoming, fifth album.
Tim Scott
10.24.17
Interviews

Arizona Doom Project Spirit Adrift Returns with a Surprisingly Aggressive New LP

Stream their new album, 'Curse of Conception,' and read founder Nate Garrett's thoughts on energy, anger, and Joe Arpaio.
Cody Davis
10.5.17
we saw this

Solange, Skrillex, and Utopia in a Futuristic Desert City

At FORM: Arcosanti, a festival held Paolo Soleri's legendary Arizona experiment, Skrillex and Solange shared a bill with underground experimental acts. There were hippies and hope and no bad trips.
Miles Raymer
5.27.17
Interviews

12 Years Later, Dear Nora Looks Back on the Beauty and Terror of 'Mountain Rock'

"Overall this album is about bliss and terror, and how interactions with wilderness and humanity can provoke those emotions." Cult favorite Katy Davidson returns with a revival of her post-9/11 masterpiece.
Cory Lomberg
2.22.17
Noisey News

Tupac and Robin Williams Arrested for Possession of Cannabis

The two, who have "no apparent relation" to the famous pair, were found with $69,000 worth of weed.
Noisey Staff
12.10.16
Premieres

Spirit Adrift’s 'Chained to Oblivion' Is An Epic Tale of Doom Metal Redemption

Face your demons and dive into the debut album from this rising Arizona doom crew.
Chris Krovatin
8.9.16
Interviews

PREMIERE: The Myrrors' 'Entranced Earth' Is a Heavy Dose of Arizona Psych

Stream the entrancing new album from these Arizona psych/drone acolytes.
Ned Raggett
5.18.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Inside the Terror One Musician Faced with His Addiction to Alcohol

Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett nearly died of alcoholism, but turned to doom instead.
Chris Krovatin
5.16.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Watch Doomed Southwestern Duo Oryx's Video for "The Singularity"

Taken from the New Mexico-turned-Denver pair's upcoming split with Arizona's Languish, out 4/1 on Battleground Records.
Noisey Staff
3.10.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Via Vengeance's 'Harsh Conditions' Is a One-Man Doom Avalanche

Stream the burly new album from this one-man Arizona doom metal machine.
Kim Kelly
3.7.16
Festivals 2015

Sweat, Snarls, and Kurt Cobain Wigs: Photos from Volume 4 of Arizona's Southwest Terror Fest

Get an eyeful of Matt Pike communing with the riff, Graves at Sea raising hell, and Thou channeling Nirvana in a basement.
Noisey Staff
10.20.15
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