It's Lit

Public Enemy Meant Everything to a Generation of Angsty Teens

Preview an excerpt from writer and critic Juan Vidal’s new book 'Rap Dad: A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation.'
Juan Vidal
First Dates

A First Date in a Chain Bookstore with Death Cab for Cutie

Romance is... Kensington High Street Waterstones.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Prince’s Unfinished Memoir Will Be Released This Year

'Variety' reports that publisher ICM is going to put out the finished version of the untitled autobiography in time for the holiday season.
Phil Witmer

Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers

Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.
Margaret Welsh

An Interview with Steak Mtn. About His New Horror Novel, 'Hunchback '88'

Christopher Norris, the notoriously misanthropic artist behind bands like Against Me!, Atom & His Package, and United Nations, has penned a book about bodies coming apart.
Dan Ozzi

Is the Rock Star Dead?

We speak with rock critic David Hepworth, author of 'Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars,' about the rise and fall of music's chaotic anti-heroes.
Seth Ferranti

These Guys Got High as Hell and Wrote a Massive History of Metal

'Hellraisers: A Complete Visual History of Heavy Metal Mayhem' authors Axl Rosenberg and Chris Krovatin explain the methods behind their metal madness.
Chris Krovatin
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Gucci Mane Talks About His Favorite Songs with Malcolm Gladwell

In conversation with Malcolm Gladwell, he also spoke about his teenage music taste and his love for, erm, Maroon 5.
Alex Robert Ross
It's Lit

Metal Blade's Brian Slagel Looks Back at 35 Years of Metal Domination

Read our interview with the legendary label founder, and check out an exclusive excerpt from his new book on the wild, triumphant history of Metal Blade Records.
Alex Deller
It's Lit

Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Gives a Tour of His Bookshelf

The frontman and bibliophile takes us through a few books on his reading pile.
Jonah Bayer

From Throbbing Gristle to 'Art Sex Music,' Cosey Fanny Tutti Has Always Been a Fighter

We spoke to the controversial art rock icon about censorship and control (and nabbed an exclusive excerpt from her new memoir)
Ben Handelman
It's Lit

That Time Björk's Staircase Blew Oliver Sacks's Mind

“Why, these are basalt stones!"
Noisey Staff