Rat Boy’s “Laidback” Video Looks Like How Summer Nights Should Feel

The blissful, self-directed new clip comes ahead of Rat Boy's upcoming debut album, 'SCUM'.


The Chaotic Evolution of Napalm Death's 'Scum,' the World's First Grindcore Album

Founding vocalist and bassist Nicholas Bullen reflects on the electronic-tinged journey the album has taken since its 1987 release.


Remembering Alan Clarke, Director of 'Scum' and the King of Bleak, Violent British Cinema

The auteur died 25 years ago, leaving behind films about borstal life, football hooliganism and British skinheads, influencing the likes of Gus Van Sant and Harmony Korine in the process.


Komp-LaintDept. – Manson vs. Mormon and the Brides of Frankenstein

What's the connection between the Mormon Church's founder, Joseph Smith and the geriatric but still notorious and imprisoned Charles Manson? There are lots of them.


Thomas Cohen: "Honeymoon"

The former S.C.U.M. frontman is back with this atmospheric, nocturnal beauty that invokes the ghosts of Scott Walker and Lee Hazelwood.