Music

Michael Jackson

'He Was a Sexual Predator' Says Director of New Michael Jackson Doc

Dan Reed, director of 'Leaving Neverland,' spoke to us about his new film, which details allegations of sexual misconduct against the king of pop.
Josiah Hesse
6 hours ago
Film

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
a day ago
mental health

Why the Music Industry Should Follow This Label’s Mental Health Initiative

Royal Mountain Records’ pledge to extend benefits to its artists is a big deal.
Brad Garcia
2.11.19
Music

The Oral History of Mark E Smith

The Fall's founding member remembered by those who knew him best.
Daniel Dylan Wray
1.29.19
sex work

How Sex Work and Social Media Launched a Music Career

As Cortana Blue, she’s a top-ranking camgirl. As Laika, she’s a synth-pop artist carving out more space for sex workers in mainstream culture.
Brad Garcia
1.22.19
Photos

Photos of the Land Where Dolly Parton Is Benefactor, Muse and Queen

The country megastar's home county is full of hospitals, hotels, restaurants, and attractions funded by or inspired by Dolly.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
1.9.19
Culture

Punks Tell Us the Least Punk Thing They Ever Did

What’s worse? Working as a narc or as a real estate agent?
Graham Isador
11.1.18
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
YouTube

You Need to Listen to 'Synthwave', the Chillest Tunes On YouTube

How the genre mined 80s nostalgia and modern dystopia to become a giant on YouTube.
Luke Winkie
10.23.18
Film

'A Star Is Born' Is Bad, Actually

The movie is two hours of anxiety punctuated by the brief ecstasy of Lady Gaga's singing.
Nicole Clark
10.15.18
Film

This Is the Best Version of 'A Star Is Born' Yet

To prep for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper reboot, I watched all the old versions, and the new one is the best of the bunch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.8.18
Culture

Ariana Grande, Mac Miller, and Why We Blame Women for Male Substance Abuse

Blaming a woman for her partner's self-harm isn't just cruel, it's symptomatic of our culture's biggest problems.
Kara Weisenstein
9.19.18
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