Kim Kelly

The contributor responsible for most of Noisey's coverage of blastbeats, black metal, and bad vibes. 

entertainment

This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World

Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
Kim Kelly
12.2.18
To Hell And Back

You'll Never Listen to All the Music You Want to Hear Before You Die

We'll never fully catch up, so settle in with the new album from Bosse-de-Nage, and new tunes from Dödsrit, Tragedy, Ancst, and Pallbearer.
Kim Kelly
9.23.18
To Hell And Back

Here Are 10 Dope Metal Bands Because the World Is on Fire

I'm exhausted post-#OccupyICENYC and don't have much to say, so let bands like Black Tusk, Dakhma, and Skeleton soundtrack your own revolt.
Kim Kelly
7.2.18
Holy Shit

This Sped-Up Recording of Volcanic Thunder Is the Sickest Drone Demo of 2018

20 minutes of eruption compressed into 20 seconds of sheer hell.
Kim Kelly
3.28.18
metaltoo

With #KillTheKing, Heavy Metal Is Having Its #MeToo Moment

We spoke to the women behind a growing movement against misogyny and rape culture within the high-decibel music scene, and asked: can metal change?
Kim Kelly
3.19.18
Syria

This Documentary About Syria's Metal Scene Is a Story of Resistance and Hope

Syrian filmmaker Monzer Darwish spent four years working on 'Syrian Metal Is War,' which chronicles the war-torn Middle Eastern nation's beleaguered metal scene.
Kim Kelly
2.1.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New projects from Nadine, No Age, Migos, and Agrimonia make this week's list of essential albums.
Colin Joyce
Alex Robert Ross
Zachary Lipez
Kim Kelly
1.29.18
in memorium

Chester Bennington and Linkin Park Made It OK to Be Weird

The singer and his band provided an eternal soundtrack for frustration, anger, and loneliness.
Kim Kelly
7.24.17
Remembering Things

Revisiting the Most Terrifying Album of All Time

Stalaggh's 'Projekt Misanthropia,' the ugliest, most horrific oppressive noise possible.
Kim Kelly
7.23.17
Music

Thurston Moore Is the Patron Saint of Music Nerds

We spoke with the Sonic Youth founder about Norwegian black metal, Henry Rollins' tape collection, and Bernie Sanders.
Kim Kelly
8.10.16