Cloud Rat

To Hell And Back

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organizer (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labor of love and a call to action.
Kim Kelly
1.24.19
To Hell And Back

Heavy Metal Can Help You Survive Anything

Or, how riffs can help us cope in a post-Kavanaugh world (plus new tunes from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Iron Reagan, Cloud Rat, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.11.18
Features

A Weekend at Heavy Metal Summer Camp Reminded Us Why We Love Riffs So Much

The bands, the friends, the venue, the city, and even the free bottled water—Migration Fest was the summer weekend of our collective hesher dreams.
Teddie Taylor
8.8.18
To Hell And Back

No Boneheads, No Ass-Kissers, No Nazis: It's Time For Heavy Metal Summer Camp

Getting hella stoked about Pittsburgh's Migration Festival and new tunes from Backwoods Payback, Deadbird, Inexorum, Daeva, and more.
Kim Kelly
7.26.18
Holy Shit

Get in the Van with Thou for Their Goofy New Tour Documentary

Relive the magic of the best (and goofiest) extreme metal lineup of 2017 thanks to the video magic of Thou bassist Mitch Wells.
Kim Kelly
8.31.17
Premieres

Stream This Shit-Hot New Split from Cloud Rat and Crevasse

Our favorite Michigan grind sweethearts have teamed up with a crew of Dutch/German powerviolence punks on a crucial new seven-inch
Kim Kelly
3.23.17
Premieres

Cloud Rat and Moloch Unite in Grind, Doom, and Friendship on a New Split

Stream a grip of killer new songs from the Michigan grind punks and UK sludge demons, out 4/10 on Halo of Flies
Kim Kelly
3.9.17
Features

The Noisey Editors' Best and Worst of 2015: Kim Kelly

From Misthyrming to Blood Incantation, editor Kim Kelly runs down her top 50 metal (and otherwise) albums of 2015.
Kim Kelly
12.16.15
Holy Shit

This New Cloud Rat Song,"Dull Bulb" Is Electric

Listen to a new track off the Michigan grindcore visionaries's new split with Drugs of Faith.
Kim Kelly
11.17.15
Holy Shit

Not A Cost Aims to Smash the Patriarchy and Crush Capitalism with This Apocalyptic New Crust Punk EP

Listen to 'Branches,' the killer new release from the Victoria, BC anti-colonial crust punk collective.
Kim Kelly
6.8.15
Interviews

Cloud Rat Find the Beauty in Darkness with Their Cathartic New Album, 'Qliphoth'

Listen to the Detroit grind quartet's incredible, genre-busting new album, 'Qliphoth.'
Kim Kelly
4.22.15
Features

Twenty Six Shows, Sixteen Days, and 'One Van': On the Road with Thou and Cloud Rat

Watch the short film that documents their short whirlwind tour
Noisey Staff
5.22.14