Roadburn

Interviews

Inside MAALSTROOM, Roadburn Festival's Ambitious New Black Metal Project

The Dutch heavy music fest continues its tradition of collaboration with a new commissioned piece showcasing the Dutch black metal scene.
Ben Handelman
12.19.18
Features

When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia

This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Kim Kelly
5.22.18
Scene Reports

Utrecht’s Black Metal Scene Exposes Its Progressive Character

With a DIY mentality and a diverse and robust musical output, the Dutch city's black meal scene is steadily growing in stature, and rightly so.
Luís Peña Pires
4.18.18
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
Interviews

Converge's Jacob Bannon Lets Down His Guard on New Solo Project Wear Your Wounds

Stream the debut album, and read our conversation with the patron saint of hardcore about his foray into raw, emotional experimental rock
Luke Morton
4.4.17
Premieres

Stream Author & Punisher's New Surprise EP, 'Pressure Mine'

The industrial machinist has also just announced his Relapse Records debut (due out in 2018) and a string of tour dates
Kim Kelly
3.14.17
Premieres

Dälek's "Molten" Is the Primal Scream We Need on This Terrible Election Day

Stream a brand-new song from the experimental hip-hop collective, catch them on tour in North America and the UK, and REMEMBER TO VOTE.
Kim Kelly
11.8.16
Interviews

Becky Cloonan Is the Most Metal Artist in the Marvel Universe

When she’s not writing high-profile comics like 'The Punisher' or drawing Batman, the Texas-based artist is creating art for bands, music festivals—and even Black Sabbath.
VICE Staff
6.28.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Herder's New Album 'Fergean' Is a New High for Dutch Doom

Herder is still harder.
VICE Staff
6.9.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Converge Rip Through 'Jane Doe' in Its Entirety for the First Time Ever at Roadburn

Filmed by Pit Full of Shit's Frank Huang, this video shows how the metallic hardcore legends brought Roadburn 2016 to its knees.
Noisey Staff
Noisey Redactie
5.3.16
festivals 2016

Roadburn Day Four: Sleazy Rock'n'Roll, French Chaos, and the Church of Neurosis

The final day of Roadburn featured Neurosis, Chaos Echoes, and a marvelous amount of doom.
Kim Kelly
4.18.16
Interviews

The Immortal Diamanda Galás: Still Wild, Still Extreme

The terrifyingly intense singer, pianist, and artist talks rape culture, Ornette Coleman, and Yoko Ono ahead of her upcoming performances at Roadburn and NYC's Red Bull Music Academy.
Louise Brown
3.28.16
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