Wax Idols

PROFILES

After Wax Idols, Hether Fortune Is Better Off Alone

Having abruptly disbanded her primary creative outlet for nearly a decade, the songwriter is now working by herself, at her own pace.
Gary Suarez
4.17.19
Premieres

Stream Wax Idols' Sinister and Unsettling New Album 'Happy Ending'

The band's new record is drenched in layers of post-punk, goth rock, and new wave – and boy oh boy does it kick ass.
Will Schube
5.15.18
Premieres

Wax Idols's New Video for "Deborah" Is a Riot of Purple Light

The icy cool US goths are also preparing to hit the road with Thursday, Touché Amoré, Pop1280, and more
Kim Kelly
2.1.17
festivals 2016

Slutist's Legacy of the Witch Fest was a NSFW Celebration of the Feminine and the Divine

Members of Wax Idols, Sabbath Assembly, and Void Vision reflect on a bloody, glittering evening of burlesque, witchcraft, and female empowerment.
Dianca London Potts
4.28.16
Interviews

Diss Tracks, Depression, and Divorce: An Interview with Hether Fortune of Wax Idols

Male privileged cis-bros, beware. This one's for you.
Bryn Lovitt
8.18.15
Interviews

Hether Fortune on leaving White Lung, Dealing with Her Demons, and the Third Wax Idols LP

The singer's been dealing with divorce and conquering waves of mania and panic—all of which provided fuel for her music.
Chris Shaw
4.30.15
Interviews

We Talked To Wax Idols At Treefort Festival And Epitomised Everything That They Hate

Wax Idols don't like bad music journalists. Wax Idols don't like unprofessionalism. Wax Idols don't like doing interviews twice. These are all lessons I learned the other night.
3.27.13