politics

To Hell And Back

Electoral Politics Are Still Bad, But Metal Is Still Good

The post-midterms glow isn't doing much for me, but Völur, Eye of Nix, and new tunes from Sarparast, Snot Goblin, Arête, and Bog Body sure are.
Kim Kelly
11.9.18
Noisey News

Rihanna Has Sent Trump a Cease and Desist for Playing Her Music at Rallies

"Ms. Fenty has not provided her consent to Mr. Trump to use her music. Such use is therefore improper.”
Shaad D’Souza
11.6.18
Noisey News

Rihanna Endorses Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum

RiRi also learned, to her horror, that "Don't Stop The Music" is being played at Trump rallies. She insists that won't be happening for much longer.
Alex Robert Ross
11.5.18
Noisey News

Travis Scott Turns Out for Beto O'Rourke While Kanye West [Muffled Screams]

With the midterm elections a week away, Scott spoke at a rally for O'Rourke, who's looking to unseat Ted Cruz in Texas. West, meanwhile, is using fashion to push people to the right.
Alex Robert Ross
10.29.18
Noisey News

Kanye West Donates $73,540 to Chance-Endorsed Mayoral Candidate Amara Enyia

The donation allows Enyia to be included on the ballot, but West's open affection and admiration for Donald Trump confuses matters.
Alex Robert Ross
10.23.18
we saw this

Chance the Rapper Was Never Going to Run for Mayor of Chicago

Inside the press conference during which the Chicago rapper endorsed progressive activist Amara Enyia for mayor.
Josh Terry
10.16.18
Noisey News

Taylor Swift Discusses Her Politics For The First Time in Years

The notoriously apolitical popstar has posted a long paragraph on Instagram about who she'll be voting for in the November midterms.
Shaad D’Souza
10.8.18
To Hell And Back

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).
Kim Kelly
9.27.18
Interviews

Neckbeard Deathcamp Are a Nazi-Stomping Black Metal Phenomenon

These unlikely leftist metal heroes turned a joke into a rising extreme metal force. Stream 'United Antifascist Evil,' their new split with Gaylord.
Kim Kelly
9.19.18
To Hell And Back

Riding the New Wave of Anti-Fascist Black Metal

Anti-fascist black metal is everywhere all of a sudden, so we put together a heap of recommendations for Nazi-smashing metalheads, including Redbait, Underdark, Yovel, and more.
Kim Kelly
8.23.18
Interviews

Brujeria's Gory Deathgrind Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.
Gary Suarez
8.22.18
Interviews

Unmasking Gaylord, Black Metal's Latest Anti-Fascist Enigma

A chat with the mastermind behind a Nazi-punching new black metal album that's burning up the Bandcamp metal charts.
Kim Kelly
8.21.18