stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 12 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

A strong Chief Keef effort and the latest from the most reliable crew of metal expressionists head up this week's list of essential releases.
Alex Robert Ross
Colin Joyce
Dan Ozzi
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
Holy Shit

Deafheaven's New Song "Honeycomb" Hits Like a Dang Meteorite of Emotion

The blackgaze titans give us a 12-minute epic in advance of a new album this year, their first since 2015.
Phil Witmer
New music

Hear Chelsea Wolfe Deconstruct Youth Code's "Lost at Sea" to Benefit Planned Parenthood

Deafheaven's George Clarke features on additional screaming duties.
Noisey Staff

Antwon and Deafheaven's Kerry McCoy Are the World's Unlikeliest Emo Duo on "Changes"

The first taste of the '25th Street Sessions.'
Phil Witmer
Objectively Correct Lists

The 15 Albums That Will Soothe the Stress of Being Alive

Come one and all. Let us clear your mind and put a peace blanket over your hurt, broken ears.
Noisey Staff

Alcest Continue Chasing Perfection with a Stunning Japanese-Influenced New Album, 'Kodama'

Stream a new song, “Oiseaux de Proie" and read our conversation with Neige and Winterhalter, conducted outside a Stone Age cave in Germany.
Kim Kelly
festivals 2016

We Got a Taste of "Calgary Nice" at Sled Island, an Extremely Nice Festival

Three years after the worst flood in Calgary history, the festival is healthier than ever, and the city’s close-knit music community is largely to thank.
Zach Kelly
we saw this

The First Black Metal Gig At Sydney’s Opera House: We Review Deafheaven

We salute whoever booked the Californian metal band to play Australia's most iconic music venue.
Kate Hennessy
sxsw 2016

Newsflash: SXSW’s Metal Presence Is Still Pretty Goddamn Pathetic

Barring MDF putting on a miniature edition at SXSW, it might be time to say goodbye to any hopes of the festival getting metal right.
Andy O'Connor
Holy Shit

Watch Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Join Deafheaven on Stage for "Dream House"

No boundaries, no rules.
John Hill

Breaking Down Black Metal's Barriers with Bandcamp, Deafheaven, and Mgla

Two of the best-selling albums on Bandcamp come from two bands with very different ideas on what black metal is in 2015.
Kim Kelly