black metal

To Hell And Back
To Hell And Back

The Zen of Cleaning Out Your Black Metal Record Collection

The only silver lining to moving tons of vinyl, plus some sweet tunes from Thou, False, Habak, Neckbeard Deathcamp, Penance Stare, and more.
Kim Kelly
8.2.18
Metalhead
Metalhead

Rebel Wizard Thrives Off Heavy Metal Negativity

In a world where positivity sells, the Australian “heavy negative wizard metal” band helps us remember why we came here.
Christopher Krovatin
7.25.18
To Hell And Back
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
To Hell And Back
To Hell And Back

Chicago Is For Doom Lovers

Some thoughts on doom and friendship in Chicago, Indian's return, and new tunes from Cliterati, Dispirit, Infernal Coil, and lots more.
Kim Kelly
7.12.18
Stream This
Stream This

Stream Deafheaven's New LP, 'Ordinary Corrupt Human Love,' Right the Hell Now

The band's third LP is their most melodic yet. It's streaming in full this morning ahead of its release next week.
Alex Robert Ross
7.5.18
To Hell And Back
To Hell And Back

Here Are 10 Dope Metal Bands Because the World Is on Fire

I'm exhausted post-#OccupyICENYC and don't have much to say, so let bands like Black Tusk, Dakhma, and Skeleton soundtrack your own revolt.
Kim Kelly
6.28.18
To Hell And Back
To Hell And Back

There's No Room In Metal for Racists, Abusers, and Bigots

A meditation on enabling oppression, As I Lay Dying, Emperor, and taking accountability for one's own mistakes (plus some sweet new metal tunes).
Kim Kelly
6.22.18
To Hell And Back
To Hell And Back

Introducing 'To Hell And Back,' Noisey's New Underground Metal Column

This week, Noisey metal editor and lifelong hesher Kim Kelly digs into new tunes from Thou, Resistant Culture, Blood Sacrifice, and more.
Kim Kelly
5.31.18
Interviews
Interviews

How Two Black Metal Masterminds Learned to Dominate the Stage

The Ruins of Beverast and Tchornobog discuss how they shepherded their solo studio projects into thunderous live incarnations at this year's Covenant Festival in Montreal.
Lorcan Archer
5.30.18
Premieres
Premieres

Enter the World of Spectral Wound's Black Satanic Glamour

Stream the Montreal black metal collective's stunning new album, 'Infernal Decadence.'
Ben Handelman
5.30.18
Scene Reports
Scene Reports

Utrecht’s Black Metal Scene Exposes Its Progressive Character

With a DIY mentality and a diverse and robust musical output, the Dutch city's black meal scene is steadily growing in stature, and rightly so.
Luís Peña Pires
4.18.18
Premieres
Premieres

Stream German Black Metallers Antlers' Viciously Melodic New LP

Dig into the Liepzing atmospheric black metal band's raging new album, 'Beneath.Behold.Below.' out April 6 on Totenmusik/Ván Records.
Kim Kelly
3.30.18