Metal

Music

Where Heavy Metal Is Headed

For years, metal has been thought of as an indestructible genre. But as guitar music generally falls out of favour in 2018, how are the headbangers getting on?
Daniel Dylan Wray
8.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Nursing Home Escapees Were Found at the World's Biggest Metal Fest

They were "disoriented and dazed" by the time the cops finally tracked them down.
Drew Schwartz
8.7.18
Metal as hell

Meet Vancouver's Dark Lord of Karaoke

When he stands at a microphone, Arcanabyss Brooks is beyond mortal. His fans even chant his name.
Cole Nowicki
7.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Innocent Scottish Metalhead Campout Turned into a Massive Police Rescue Operation

The locals apparently thought they were some suicidal cult.
Drew Schwartz
4.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Passengers Board Final Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Finnair is changing the Satanic flight number after more than a decade of service straight into the gates of HEL.
Drew Schwartz
10.13.17
Features

The Wild Ass Story of Recording Metallica’s ‘Ride the Lightning’

Author Mark Eglinton shares an exclusive excerpt from his new book, 'So Let It Be Written: The Biography of Metallica’s James Hetfield'
Noisey Staff
9.4.17
Heavy Rotation

How Napalm Death Influenced a Generation of Indonesian Metalheads

"Harmony Corruption" was the album that gave birth to the country's death metal scene.
Samack
8.21.17
teens

Confessions of a Teenage Christian Metalcore Superfan

It’s tough to overstate the genre’s role in the life of a socially and sexually anxious white Evangelical male teen.
James Wilt
4.5.17
Metal

THUMP Mix: Blanck Mass

After releasing a destructive album called 'World Eater,' Benjamin John Power shares a mix connecting the worlds of metal and electronic music.
Colin Joyce
3.20.17
Art

An Artist Transforms Debris into Sculptures of Home and History

Scraps of metal, signage, and wood moldings are turned into powerful compositions about the experience of home.
Antwaun Sargent
2.1.17
Music

Andrew W.K. on Death Metal

It makes me feel better about being alive.
Andrew W.K.
1.19.17
Art

F**k You, Grandma! There’s a New Quilter in Town

Self-taught quilter Ben Venom takes punk imagery (and worn-out t-shirts) to new heights of applique and design.
J.H. Fearless
1.6.17
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