MEDELLIN

Noisey

The Medellín Metal Scene Through the Lens of a Brazilian Photographer

Daniel Motta's work documents the life of one of the most important metal scenes in Latin America.
Juan Sebastián Barriga Ossa
10.23.17
Noisey

“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads.
Alex De Moller
5.13.17
Features

“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads
Alex De Moller
5.12.17
LGBTQ

Being Gay in Rural Colombia Ain't Easy

Where "straight" guys aren't so straight—until they're harassing you.
Julio C. Londoño Á.
5.4.17
Internet Exploring

Wiz Khalifa Smoked Next to Pablo Escobar's Grave and Pissed Off Colombia

TFW the blunt hits and you forget about the drug wars.
Phil Witmer
3.27.17
MEDELLIN

VICE Sports Q&A with Rui Costa: The Man Rebuilding Chapecoense After the Tragedy

In November, 71 members of the Chapecoense soccer club died in a plane crash. Director of football Rui Costa is tasked with putting the team back together again.
Raphael Gellar and Chris Goldenbaum
1.25.17
MEDELLIN

Bolivian Government Officially Blames Pilot, Airline for Chapecoense Disaster

Although they don't list the cause of the crash, the Bolivian government is officially blaming the pilot and the airline in a new report.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.21.16
Copa Sudamericana

Brazilian Football Team Chapecoense Involved In Deadly Plane Crash Outside Medellin

Chapecoense were travelling to Medellin for the final of the Copa Sudamericana, before their plane came down outside the Colombian city with up to 76 passengers killed.
VICE Sports
11.29.16
Film

Watch an Exclusive Behind the Scenes Look at Pablo Escobar’s Death on Narcos

See how the show prepared for the kingpin's gruesome end.
Amil Niazi
10.26.16
Interviews

J Balvin’s Global Reggaeton Takeover Is Just Beginning

We sat down with the Colombian superstar to discuss hip-hop, Donald Trump, Drake, and—yes—Pokémon Go.
Larry Fitzmaurice
7.27.16
Festival Season!

Medellín​'s Freedom Festival Celebrated Its 8th Year with a Practice in Peace, Liberty, and Some Really Good Techno

Colombia's biggest independent electronic event offered 15 nonstop hours of big names like Joseph Capriati, and even bigger vibes.
Thump Colombia
3.11.16
Stuff

The Nazi-Loving Drug Lord Who Revolutionized the Cocaine Smuggling Industry

When Carlos "Crazy Charlie" Lehder of the Medellin cartel, was eventually taken down for his drug crimes, the prosecutors compared his cocaine transportation system to what Henry Ford was to automobiles.
Seth Ferranti
1.9.16
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