Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks
The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
The World's Most Isolated Michelin-Starred Restaurant Is Closing
Fäviken, Magnus Nilsson's acclaimed Swedish restaurant surrounded by 20,000 acres of farmland, will soon be no more.
8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Ancient Sword From Lake, Is Our Ruler Now
Long may Saga reign.
'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned, and Troubled Look at Black Metal
VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
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A Brief Guide to the 12,000+ Swedish Songs About Doing Shots
For the past 15 years, one woman has organized both national and world championships to find the single best drinking song.
The Enduring Cult of Robyn
The Swedish pop icon is back with 'Honey', her first album in eight years. We hung out with her to speak about it.
The Power and Privilege Issue
Meet the Teenage Girl Who Led Thousands in Protest Against Sweden’s Deportation of Afghan Refugees
The deportations haven’t stopped, but 18-year-old Fatemeh Khavari made Sweden pay attention to their struggle.
Viagra Boys Might Genuinely Get You Back Into Post Punk
The Stockholm six-piece are signed to the same label as Yung Lean and Bladee, but they sound more like The Stooges.
It's Been Hot as Hell in Sweden — and That May Have Slowed the Far-Right’s Surge
“In political discussions, the debate has shifted from immigration and crime to be more focused on climate.”
The Arctic Is on Fire, and You Can See it From Space
More than 50 wildfires are burning in parts of Sweden inside the Arctic Circle, according to the European Space Agency.
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?
Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive
Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being a bigot.