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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
a day ago
Interviews
Interviews

Khemmis Is Taking a Big Leap Toward Modern Metal Greatness

With the release of its third full-length, 'Desolation,' the Colorado doom outfit has found its footing and developed a powerful sound of their own.
Cody Davis
a day ago
To Hell And Back
To Hell And Back

All These Metal Reissues Are Going to Kill Me

On the evolving dialectics of metal materialism and some killer new tunes from Anicon, Down Among the Dead Men, Closet Witch, Churchburn, and more.
Kim Kelly
6.14.18
Metalhead
Metalhead

Metalheads Are Terrible at Confronting the Grim Realities of Death

On "Resting in Power" and metal's fear of the dark.
Christopher Krovatin
6.13.18
Interviews
Interviews

UK Doom Rock Gods Orange Goblin Will Never Stop Never Stopping

The heavy riffing mainstays have spent 20 years rocking on their own terms—even when it almost ruined them. Now, they're older, wiser, and stronger than ever.
Kevin Stewart-Panko
6.12.18
Interviews
Interviews

This Feminist Metal Horror Movie Spills Blood and Destroys Stereotypes

We speak with director Laurel Vail, whose new short film "What Metal Girls Are Into" has been making waves at film festivals around the world.
Kelsey Zimmerman
6.8.18
New music
New music

Power Trip's "Hornet's Nest" Is Proof They Can't Be Fucked With

The Texas thrash boys release a new walloper of a single via Adult Swim.
Phil Witmer
6.6.18
Scene Reports
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
Metalhead
Metalhead

Ghost Is The Most Try-Hard Satanic Rock Band On Earth

The Grammy-winning Swedish goth rockers' self-fed publicity machine feels corny as hell.
Christopher Krovatin
5.31.18
Tales of Heroic Bravery
Tales of Heroic Bravery

Shouts to the Guy Who Swam Back to a Slayer Show After Being Kicked Out

As documented by Anthrax's Scott Ian, the man was unsuccessful in returning to the thrash legends' recent Toronto concert, but his persistence is an inspiration.
Phil Witmer
5.31.18
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
Noisey Next
Noisey Next

King Vision Ultra's Ambient Rap Beats Are Protesting a Broken System

The producer and labelhead best known as Geng turns his communitarian spirit on his own work with a doomy, noisy, beat tape inspired by his past in hip-hop and the pain caused by the justice system.
Colin Joyce
5.30.18