We Interviewed a Druid About Glastonbury

When Martin Glover was 22, he found himself standing on the street in just a kimono, tripping on acid, and burning £20,000 in cash. Soon after, he became a Druid.


Butthole Surfers Were the Epitome of Every Hell-Raising Rock'n'Roll Legend You Ever Heard

We mined founding member Paul Leary and biographer James Burns for all the tales of how one Texan punk band petrol bombed the 1980s and laughed at the flames.


A Refresher Course On the Ups and Downs of Taking LSD

LSD is becoming increasingly popular with teens, so we spoke to an expert about its effects.


Meet the Only Doctor in the World Legally Allowed to Use LSD to Treat Patients

Last year, Swiss psychiatrist Peter Gasser received permission from his government to use acid in his practice, which he says can help people deal with anxiety and fear of death, among other things.


In 2015, It's This Easy to Start Your Own Lucrative Student Drug Ring

Not saying it's a good idea, but last week a bunch of fuzzy-faced undergraduates in Leeds proved that anybody can become a drug lord these days.


Why So Many Young People Are Taking So Much LSD and Ecstasy

A recent government report revealed that there's been a spike in how many pills and acid tabs are being consumed by people in the UK.


Drugs, Squats and the Birth of Techno: A Mancunian in 80s Berlin

We talked to Berlin music-scene staple, Mark Reeder, about the cultural apoplexy that was West Berlin during the 1980s, and what happened when he brought Joy Division over to play.


The Long, Strange Trip of a Prisoner Who Loves the Grateful Dead and Acid

Thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing, Deadheads like Tim Tyler—who has been locked up for almost a quarter of a century—are missing out on the Grateful Dead 50th anniversary shows this weekend.


Behold, the World's First Opera About LSD

Imagine a world where people break out into song while tripping balls. That's basically LSD: The Opera in a nutshell.


Five People on Different Drugs Enter an Escape Room: Can They Survive?

They are locked in a dead mad scientist's lab and tasked with finding an antidote to the disease that has overtaken the world. Also, they are on drugs.


Watch the Ten Best VICE Documentaries About Drugs

Here are some of our favorite videos about weed kingpins, stoned kids, heroin holidays, and dangerous new drugs.


The Cop-Fighting, Acid-Slinging Vandals of Chile's Protest Movement

At every student protest in Chile, a bunch of "encapuchados" stands ready to burn stuff and throw things at rio-cops' heads.