festivals 2016

festivals 2016

Sober, Safe, and Focused: Meet the Teenagers of Reading 2016

“I’m not drinking and I don’t do any drugs. I don’t like the idea of never being able to have fun without the help of a substance when I’m older.”
Angus Harrison
9.5.16
festivals 2016

Scenes from Psycho Las Vegas: "Let's All Get High and Die"

Meet the riff-obsessed acolytes of America's latest stoner metal Mecca, Psycho Las Vegas.
Noisey Staff
8.31.16
festivals 2016

Scenes from Migration Fest 2016, the Nicest Extreme Metal Fest in America

Photographer David Burke captured incredible performances from Thou, Panopticon, Krallice, Mournful Congregation, and many more.
Kim Kelly
8.19.16
festivals 2016

Day N Night Was a Disaster but It's Still Our Best New Rap Festival

A six-hour traffic jam, officers in riot gear, and reports of a gunman on site raised serious questions about personal space, but couldn't stop us from having a great time.
Paul Thompson
8.18.16
festivals 2016

Sundance Next Fest Is the Film and Music Anti-Festival You've Been Dreaming of

Think the Park City fest’s cool younger sibling, with a better record collection.
Frank Mojica
8.16.16
Features

Campsite at BoomTown Festival Is Evacuated After Huge Fire Destroys 80 Vehicles

Thankfully, nobody was injured.
Noisey Staff
8.15.16
festivals 2016

Stone, Light, and Decibels: Scenes from Inside the Cave at Germany's Prophecy Festival

Prophecy Festival 2016 brought together Germ, Alcest, Vemod, Sol Invictus, and many more to play inside an exquisitely lit Stone Age cavern.
Kim Kelly
8.9.16
festivals 2016

Festival Anti-Fashion Is the Best Fashion

Lollapalooza isn't fashionable; it's practical. And these were the hottest non-looks of the season.
Britt Julious
8.1.16
festivals 2016

Can You Find Love at a Music Festival?

Two sexy sweaty singles investigate.
Kim Taylor Bennett
Annalise Domenighini
7.26.16
Features

C'mon Dude, Cut Your Festival Wristbands Off

Science has decreed what smart people have known all along: wearing a festival wristband makes you look like a dick, and it's really unhealthy.
Noisey Staff
7.26.16
festivals 2016

Snapshots of Panorama Day 3: LCD Soundsystem and Sia Slayed, Plus A$AP Rocky, Run the Jewels, and More

We danced ourselves so slick we were practically clean.
VICE Staff
7.25.16
festivals 2016

Snapshots of Panorama Day 2: Kendrick Lamar, Blood Orange, and The National Sweat it Out

Like seven inches from the midday sun.
VICE Staff
7.24.16
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