We broke down the three most common types of contracts an artist might sign today, offering a window into how the “bad deal” isn’t an anomaly—it’s by design.
According to an entertainment lawyer who reviewed West's contracts for VICE, Kanye has a record deal that most artists would "kill for."
We spoke to heads of independent, Black-owned labels about how the big three need to rethink their business models to actually address racial injustice.
The extreme metal-focused label just opened a new U.S. office, a daring move in a changing industry. Will their gamble pay off?
On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' Noisey's Andrea Domanick discusses the industry's hidden underbelly of sexual harassment.
Noisey writer Dan Ozzi discusses the legacy and loss of SideOneDummy Records on today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Read our interview with the legendary label founder, and check out an exclusive excerpt from his new book on the wild, triumphant history of Metal Blade Records.
We talk to IHC 1NFINITY founder Franki Chan about its surreal cinematic vision and the crazy year leading to the video premiere of Mark Redito's "So Many Things to Tell You."
Read our interview with author David E. Gehlke, and enjoy an exclusive book excerpt about Noise's infamous dealings with Celtic Frost
"And thanks for blessing me to see the snakes and remove them from my life. Needed that."