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Metalhead

It's Time for Slayer to Die

Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
Christopher Krovatin
2.14.18
Interviews

Slayer's Tom Araya and Paul Bostaph Talk Rights, Regrets, and the Constitution

During filming for the first episode of Noisey Shreds, we sat down with the thrash metal legends, and got political
Kim Kelly
2.15.17
News

How One Novelist Is Fighting Gay Conversion Therapy in Ecuador

In A Safe Place With You,' César L. Baquerizo unpacks the horrors of a practice still prevalent across much of Latin and South America.
Steve Friess
8.15.16
Op-Eds

We Matched Up Basketball Stars With Their 80s Thrash Metal Counterparts

Steph Curry is DEFINITELY Metallica.
1.18.16
Interviews

Exploring the Roots of the Mid-80s Metal/Punk Crossover With Kerry King, Scott Ian, and Gary Holt

Members of Slayer, Anthrax, and Exodus take us back to the mid-Eighties, when Discharge worship, circle pits, and skinhead brawls defined the metal/punk crossover.
David Konow
10.9.15
we saw this

Scenes from Motörhead’s Motörboat Cruise: Butts, Body Paint, and Bellyflops (NSFW, Obviously)

Photographer Melissa Castro hit the pool deck to document all the wet, wonderful weirdness that goes down when you put a thousand metalheads on a cruise ship.
Kim Kelly
10.7.15
we saw this

I Survived Motörhead's Motörboat Cruise

Metal, karaoke, and belly flops under the blazing Caribbean sun.
Kim Kelly
10.5.15
Stuff

A Look Inside the British Government's Legal Highs Lab

We spent a day at ground zero for the UK's new war on synthetic drugs.
Rob McCallum
6.10.15
Music

Cronos from Venom Looks Back at the Legendary Ultimate Revenge Tour

Remembering the most chaotic and influential heavy metal tour of all time.
J Bennett
11.19.14
Photos

The Nerdy, Pimply Birth of Bay Area Thrash Metal

In the early 80s, thrash metal titans with names like Ulrich, Mustaine, and Lombardo were just pimply-faced fantasy nerds looking for an escape. Brian Lew was one of them, and happened to capture the most incredible photos of the scene's birth ever taken.
Benjamin Shapiro
7.9.13