Chris Krovatin

Interviews

Legal Weed Forced This Denver DIY Lifer to Leave Town

How the industry of legal 420 crushed Speedwolf howler Reed Bruemmer’s dreams of Denver 666.
Chris Krovatin
1.31.18
Op-Eds

Live Shows Were Killing My Love for Music

How taking a year off from late nights, loud bands, spilled beer, and forced conversations made me a better music fan.
Chris Krovatin
1.12.18
Interviews

These Guys Got High as Hell and Wrote a Massive History of Metal

'Hellraisers: A Complete Visual History of Heavy Metal Mayhem' authors Axl Rosenberg and Chris Krovatin explain the methods behind their metal madness.
Chris Krovatin
12.5.17
Op-Eds

13 of the Raddest Moments in Metal Songs That You Forgot Were Awesome

From the accent hits in "Dead Skin Mask" to the opening riff of "Sons of Northern Darkness," you know 'em when you hear 'em.
Chris Krovatin
6.15.17
Interviews

Rob Zombie Is Still a Dedicated Gore Whore

The hardest working psychopath in show business is back. Yeah!
Chris Krovatin
9.17.16
Premieres

Spirit Adrift’s 'Chained to Oblivion' Is An Epic Tale of Doom Metal Redemption

Face your demons and dive into the debut album from this rising Arizona doom crew.
Chris Krovatin
8.9.16
Premieres

Bloody Hammers' 'Lovely Sort of Death' Is Gothier Than Thou

Band svengali Anders Manga has crafted a record that goes straight for goth’s dark heart.
Chris Krovatin
8.2.16
Premieres

NYC Black Metal Force Anicon's New Video for “The World As Will” Tames The Blurry Wilderness

The track comes off 'Exegeses,' the NYC black metallers' new album for Gilead Media.
Chris Krovatin
7.27.16
Interviews

Wayfarer’s 'Old Souls' Takes You on a Black Metal Vision Quest Through Colorado

"We’re not from the Cascadian forest, or the Carpathian forest—we’re from Colorado"
Chris Krovatin
6.14.16
Interviews

Cro-Mags, CBGBs, and Cockroaches: White Zombie’s Sean Yseult Remembers NYC Metal's Lawless Past

"Cro-Mags and Biohazard invited us out to play L’Amours. We thought we were going to get our ass kicked, and instead we started a mosh pit."
Chris Krovatin
6.3.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Inside the Terror One Musician Faced with His Addiction to Alcohol

Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett nearly died of alcoholism, but turned to doom instead.
Chris Krovatin
5.16.16
Interviews

The Black Dahlia Murder Are The Blue Collar Death Metal Potheads This World Needs

"I really wanted to have the long hair, and the gauntlets, and one day it clicked—that’s never going to happen, dude. You’re never going to look cool."
Chris Krovatin
3.25.16