Kim Kelly

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

environment-people

Naomi Klein Is Not Here to Make You Feel Better

The legendary author and climate justice activist lays out her vision of the future. It's not pretty.
Kim Kelly
9.23.19
To Hell And Back

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organizer (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labor of love and a call to action.
Kim Kelly
1.24.19
To Hell And Back

How A New York Hardcore Show Reminded Me Not to Forget My Roots

Seeing Minority Threat in Brooklyn took me back to my years as a reluctant Jersey hardcore kid (plus dope tunes from Terminal Nation, Sick Shit, Space Vacation, and more).
Kim Kelly
12.28.18
To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.25.18
To Hell And Back

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).
Kim Kelly
9.27.18
Open Submission Wednesdays

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 23

You're all on timeout after this one.
Kristin Corry
Kim Kelly
Jabbari Weekes
9.19.18
Op-Ed

Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth

Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
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 new albums from Bosse-de-Nage and Dödsrit, and new tunes from Tragedy, Ancst, and Pallbearer.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
Noisey

Unmasking Gaylord, Black Metal's Latest Anti-Fascist Enigma

A chat with the mastermind behind a Nazi-punching new black metal album that's burning up the Bandcamp metal charts.
Kim Kelly
8.21.18
Noisey News

Florida's Prisoners Are Getting Screwed Out of $11 Million of Music They Purchased

A new multimedia tablet program means that inmates will be unable to keep the mp3s and players they purchased under a previous for-profit program.
Kim Kelly
8.9.18
To Hell And Back

The Angry, Healing Records I Revisit When Everything Feels Broken

Reflections on the healing power of old abrasive favorites, plus new tunes from Twilight Fauna, Lifeless Dark, Lindow Moss, Sick Shit, and more.
Kim Kelly
7.20.18
Premieres

Stream Grinding Sludge Fiends Secret Cutter's Ferocious New Album

Listen to 'Quantum Eraser,' the Pennsylvania trio's highly anticipated (and absurdly heavy) sophomore LP.
Kim Kelly
7.3.18
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