death metal

Op-Ed

In 2018, Death Metal Reigned Supreme

As the world burned around us, a new class of forward-thinking bands rose up from the ashes to remind us that only death is real.
Joseph Schafer
1.2.19
To Hell And Back

What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?

Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.30.18
Culture

Please Enjoy These Fantastically Brutal Illustrations by a Death Metal Icon

Mark Riddick has designed album art, posters, and merch for Exodus, Arch Enemy, Dying Fetus... and Justin Bieber.
Beckett Mufson
11.1.18
Interviews

Revocation Are Searching for Death Metal's Outer Limits

Stream the technical death metallers' Lovecraft-inspired new album 'The Outer Ones' and read our chat with guitarist Dave Davidson.
Cody Davis
9.28.18
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
To Hell And Back

We’re Already in Hell, So You Might as Well Blast Some Evil Metal

Everything sucks but at least we have new tunes from Ilsa, Chthonic, Paroxysm, Black Awakening, Untamed Land, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.7.18
To Hell And Back

Hey Right-Wing Jagoffs, Being a Punk Doesn't Make You a Bad Politician

Republicans trying to smear U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke for his rocker past are way off the mark (also, peep new tunes from Mantar, Ruminant, and more).
Kim Kelly
8.31.18
To Hell And Back

Riding the New Wave of Anti-Fascist Black Metal

Anti-fascist black metal is everywhere all of a sudden, so we put together a heap of recommendations for Nazi-smashing metalheads, including Redbait, Underdark, Yovel and more.
Kim Kelly
8.24.18
Noisey

Brujeria's Gory Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.
Gary Suarez
8.23.18
Noisey

Death Metal Is Getting Old

Iconic Suffocation vocalist Frank "The Chop" Mullen is retiring after 30 years of gore, and our favorite bands are facing the brutality of aging.
Kim Kelly
8.10.18
To Hell And Back

Chicago Is For Doom Lovers

Some thoughts on doom and friendship in Chicago, Indian's return, and new tunes from Cliterati, Dispirit, Infernal Coil, and lots more.
Kim Kelly
7.13.18
To Hell And Back

Satan Deserves Better Than Slayer

Thoughts on the International Day of Slayer, plus a bunch of killer bands like Tomb Mold and Necros Christos that you should listen to instead.
Kim Kelly
6.8.18
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