Extreme-Metal

Scene Reports

Turkey's Death Metal Scene Thrives Despite Government Repression

With an authoritarian strongman in office and music venues scarce, brutal bands like Engulfed and Hellsodomy are still keeping the faith in Ankara and Istanbul.
Paul Benjamin Osterlund
6.5.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Anaal Nathrakh

Take a tour through the British black/industrial metal maniacs' spectacularly unhinged discography to prep for their upcoming 10th album—and the apocalypse.
Tyler Hersko
2.27.18
Premieres

Close Out a Hellish Week with Rotting Sky's Brutal Blackened Noise

Stream the impossibly harsh, surprisingly pretty new album from former Nux Vomica guitarist Tim Messing, out today via Silent Ruin Laboratories.
Kim Kelly
2.9.18
Features

We Hung out with Metal Pagans at a Viking Cemetery

The Norwegian festival Midgardsblot unites heavy metal with pagan culture and history. We spoke to some of the festival-goers.
Ruby Morrigan
9.16.17
Interviews

Extreme Metal Renaissance Men Akercocke Have Returned

Stream their brand new album and read on for the real story behind the disappearance and return of one of UK metal's most enigmatic bands.
John Muskett
8.23.17
Premieres

Richmond Thrashers Earthling Level Up on a Ripping New Record

Stream 'Spinning in the Void,' the stellar new album from this rising extreme metal quartet, out now on Forcefield Records
VICE Staff
7.7.17
Premieres

Stream Tombs's Powerful New Album, 'The Grand Annihilation'

The NYC trio has returned with a muscular, destructive new full-length (out June 16 via Metal Blade Records).
Ben Handelman
6.15.17
Interviews

Ragana Defies Genre and Gender on 'You Take Nothing'

Listen to the Oakland "witch doom" duo's brilliant new album and read a rare interview with the thoughtful anarcha-feminists behind it
Kim Kelly
4.14.17
Premieres

Cold Fell's 'Irwell' Keeps It Grim Up North

Stream the Manchester, UK black metal outfit's decayed debut for Argento Records
Kim Kelly
3.8.17
Scene Reports

Kathmandu's Extreme Metal Scene Puts Nepal on the Global Metal Map

From Kathmandu to the hinterlands of the Himalayan foothills, extreme metal gains a foothold in the second-highest country on earth.
Joe Henley
2.27.17
Noisey Shreds

Surf Rock, Black Thrash, and a Dead Kitten Wedding: Noisey Shreds Toxic Holocaust

In this second episode of our new metal series we take singer Joel Grind to New York's Morbid Anatomy Museum.
Noisey Staff
2.23.17
Interviews

Wayfarer’s 'Old Souls' Takes You on a Black Metal Vision Quest Through Colorado

"We’re not from the Cascadian forest, or the Carpathian forest—we’re from Colorado"
Chris Krovatin
6.14.16