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INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Insect Ark's Take on Metal Is Still a Beautiful Experiment

Stream the Portland-slash-NYC experimental metal duo's new album, 'Marrow Hymns' and read bassist Dana Schechter's thoughts on tough times and guitar-free metal.
Alex Deller
a day ago
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Wake's 'Misery Rites' Is a Grinding Blast of Misanthropic Therapy

Stream the Canadian grindcore outfit's most focused, caustic, and introspective work yet, and read our profile with vocalist Kyle Ball and guitarist Rob LaChance
Eric Gallippo
3 days ago
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Kaoteon Want to Smash "Middle Eastern Metal" Stereotypes

Stream the Lebanese black metallers (who feature members of Obscura and Marduk)'s new album, 'Damnatio Memoriae,' and read about their typical, atypical metal journey.
Rich Hobson
2.16.18
Metalhead
Metalhead

It's Time for Slayer to Die

Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
Christopher Krovatin
2.14.18
Premieres
Premieres

Listen to the Reissue of The Ocean’s Post-Metal Masterpiece, “Precambrian”

The premiere of the reissue of the classic album features a new recording of "Rhyacian," and a completely new record is soon to follow.
Noisey Staff
2.13.18
Features
Features

Visigoth Is Leading a New Wave of American Traditional Metal

Stream the SLC hellraisers' new LP, 'Conqueror’s Oath' and explore how it fits into a greater wave of leather-clad heavy metal warriors keeping the old ways alive in 2018.
Sarah Kitteringham
2.8.18
Scene Reports
Scene Reports

Myanmar's Metal Scene Stands Strong in the Midst of Political Upheaval

Metalcore is still king in capital city Yangon, but black and death metal are gaining ground in this troubled Southeast Asian political hotbed.
Joe Henley
2.5.18
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Roadburn Have Done Something No Other Festival Has Done Before, and It Rules

We spoke to Roadburn curator Walter Hoeijmakers, Oranssi Pazuzu's Toni Hietamäki, and Misþyrming's Tomas and Dagur about their big plans for the Dutch festival's 2018 edition.
Ben Handelman
2.2.18
Premieres
Premieres

Darkest Hour Go to the Desert for Windswept "Enter Oblivion" Video

Watch the DC stalwarts' new music video for a ripping track off their latest album for Southern Lord, 'Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora.'
Phil Witmer
2.1.18
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Legal Weed Forced This Denver DIY Lifer to Leave Town

How the industry of legal 420 crushed Speedwolf howler Reed Bruemmer’s dreams of Denver 666.
Chris Krovatin
1.31.18
Watch This
Watch This

This Documentary About Syria's Metal Scene Is a Story of Resistance and Hope

Syrian filmmaker Monzer Darwish spent four years working on 'Syrian Metal Is War,' which chronicles the war-torn Middle Eastern nation's beleaguered metal scene.
Kim Kelly
1.30.18
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Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Mastodon

The Grammy-winning Atlanta prog metal champs have a long, colorful, and varied discography; here's where to start.
Cody Davis
1.29.18