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.
Stream 'Untitled,' the first release on founder Alex Poole's new label with Wormlust's H.V. Lyngdal, and read our interview with Poole
"No Assholes Allowed:" Iceland's Eistnaflug Fest Is the Most Fun a Metalhead Can Have This Side of Hell
We spent a weekend way up North worshipping black metal and dancing to Perturbator beneath the midnight sun.
Despite its long-standing stature as Portugal’s biggest metal event, SWR maintains an extremely low-key, almost familial vibe.
"SWR feels more like a baptism of fire rather than a festival in itself. If you can make it through three days of rain, mud and non-stop heavy music, you’re ready for any festival out there!"
The second day of this famed Dutch festival offered Japanese punks, Finnish prog freaks, and more Icelandic magic.
The first entry in our doom-drenched Roadburn Festival diary sees Misþyrming, Hexvessel, and HELL come out on top.
Svartidauði, Misþyrming, Wormlust, Sinmara, and more dominated Iceland's first international black metal festival.
Photographer Laufey Elíasdóttir captured the darkness, danger, and intensity of Svartidauði, Misþyrming, Wormlust, Sinmara, and more in stark black and white.
From Misthyrming to Blood Incantation, editor Kim Kelly runs down her top 50 metal (and otherwise) albums of 2015.
Roadburn 2016 grows strong already with its youngest artist in residence ever.
Noisey's Kim Kelly traveled to the land of fire and ice to Iceland's Eistnaflug festival to see Carcass, Behemoth, and a slew of killer Icelandic black metal bands.