Heavy Metal

noisey meets

Keeping Māori Culture Alive with Thrash Metal: Alien Weaponry — Noisey Meets

Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori battles has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
Noisey Staff
9.12.18
Important Questions Raised By...

11 Lusciously Locked Metalheads Give Tips on How to Have a Glorious Mane

"Do you know what I would have been without my hair? A virgin."
Clara Krohn
9.8.18
Interviews

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
3.18.18
Interviews

How a Chef Named Demonstealer Became the King of Indian Metal

Demonic Resurrection's ultra-dedicated frontman tells us how he conquered adversity and became the enduring heart and soul of India's metal scene.
Akhil Sood
3.6.18
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
occult art

[NSFW] These Devilish Illustrations Are Sinfully Sexy

Cristóbal López brings your wildest Baphomet fantasies to life.
Kelsey Lannin
7.30.17
Photography

Rare Photos of Norway’s Original Black Metal Scene

Documentary filmmaker Audrey Ewell talks ‘Until the Light Takes Us’ in advance of its special screening at The Roxy Cinema on July 26th.
DJ Pangburn
7.22.17
Music

How Bad Brains Created the Best Funk Metal Album 30 Years Ago

'I Against I' calcified a combination of hard rock and funk into something sexy, heavy, and thoroughly modern.
Patrick Lyons
12.11.16
Op-Ed

Men Explain Music to Me

“Are you buying this for your boyfriend?"
Kim Kelly
11.7.16
Design

These Fonts Shred: A Typographical Survey of Heavy Metal

From gothic text to black metal band logos, we unpack the visual design of heavy metal.
Marnie Sehayek
10.16.16
Interviews

Dark Forest Is Making Power Metal Great Again

Stream the UK traditional heavy metal heroes' hard-charging new album, 'Beyond the Veil.'
Louise Brown
8.22.16
Holy Shit

Metallica Just Dropped Their First New Song in 8 Years, a Thrashy Banger Called "Hardwired"

Watch the video for the new single and check out details on their forthcoming double LP 'Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.'
Andrea Domanick
8.18.16
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