grunge

The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting into PJ Harvey, Grunge’s Apocalyptic Godmother

From her 90s rock roots to the folk war poetry that came later, PJ is an artist who has inhabited many lives. Here's everything you need to know.
Daisy Jones
5.29.19
Metalhead

Hard Rock Is Good, Hard Rock Is Bad, Hard Rock Is Forever

As extreme metal ascends, bands like Seether, Wednesday 13, and Black Map are still out there playing turn-of-the-century hard rock to a hardcore faithful.
Christopher Krovatin
7.11.18
Noisey News

Fire Destroys Aberdeen Museum of History, Home to Kurt Cobain Exhibit

The fire broke out Saturday morning at the Armory Building in the center of Cobain's hometown. How much might be salvaged remains unclear.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
Interviews

How a 14-Year Break Let A Perfect Circle Make Their Best Album

We sat down with APC's mastermind Billy Howerdel to talk about the band's first record in 14 years, creative friction with Tool icon Maynard James Keenan, and gloomy aesthetics.
Ruby Morrigan
5.4.18
Art

Dark Illustrations Show an Artist's Battle with Mental Illness

Derek Hess made his name making poster art for Pearl Jam and Gwar. Now he's breaking down the stigma around bipolar disorder through his art.
Ashley Naftule
4.26.18
PROFILES

Shamir Has Always Been a Grungy Little Punk Kid

We spoke to the Las Vegas singer about how he ripped everything up to start again on his latest, lo-fi album 'Revelations.'
Daisy Jones
11.10.17
The 2017 Music Issue

For Patty Schemel, Hole Was About Playing Through the Pain

'Hit So Hard,' the upcoming memoir by Hole’s drummer Patty Schemel, is a brutally honest tale of grunge in the 90s.
Patty Schemel
10.24.17
Premieres

Chasity Belt Heads into the American West in the Video for "Stuck"

We went to Guitar Center in Times Square to hang with the Seattle band and... uh.... play some guitar.
Larry Fitzmaurice
9.12.17
Sounding Off

Courtney Love Is Way More of a Pioneer than People Still Like to Admit

Once you scrub away the venom projected onto her, you're left with a string of undeniably influential albums.
Daisy Jones
7.12.17
New music

Listen to Waxahatchee's Cathartic Power Pop Slammer "Never Been Wrong"

Hell yeah you bet you're gonna reconsider your past relationships.
Phil Witmer
6.5.17
Premieres

Peeling's New Video Smears Menstrual Blood on "Wandering Womb" Myth

The Toronto rock band's lead singer and guitarist wander a Californian desert in bloody bridal gowns looking for freedom.
Sarah MacDonald
5.30.17
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Soundgarden

Chris Cornell had a voice unlike anyone else. If you're not familiar, here are five sides of Soundgarden to explore.
Stuart Berman
5.23.17
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