Turkey's Death Metal Scene Thrives Despite Government Repression
With an authoritarian strongman in office and music venues scarce, brutal bands like Engulfed and Hellsodomy are still keeping the faith in Ankara and Istanbul.
Paul Benjamin Osterlund
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The Guide to Getting into Anaal Nathrakh
Take a tour through the British black/industrial metal maniacs' spectacularly unhinged discography to prep for their upcoming 10th album—and the apocalypse.
Close Out a Hellish Week with Rotting Sky's Brutal Blackened Noise
Stream the impossibly harsh, surprisingly pretty new album from former Nux Vomica guitarist Tim Messing, out today via Silent Ruin Laboratories.
We Hung out with Metal Pagans at a Viking Cemetery
The Norwegian festival Midgardsblot unites heavy metal with pagan culture and history. We spoke to some of the festival-goers.
Extreme Metal Renaissance Men Akercocke Have Returned
Stream their brand new album and read on for the real story behind the disappearance and return of one of UK metal's most enigmatic bands.
Richmond Thrashers Earthling Level Up on a Ripping New Record
Stream 'Spinning in the Void,' the stellar new album from this rising extreme metal quartet, out now on Forcefield Records
Stream Tombs's Powerful New Album, 'The Grand Annihilation'
The NYC trio has returned with a muscular, destructive new full-length (out June 16 via Metal Blade Records).
Ragana Defies Genre and Gender on 'You Take Nothing'
Listen to the Oakland "witch doom" duo's brilliant new album and read a rare interview with the thoughtful anarcha-feminists behind it
Cold Fell's 'Irwell' Keeps It Grim Up North
Stream the Manchester, UK black metal outfit's decayed debut for Argento Records
Kathmandu's Extreme Metal Scene Puts Nepal on the Global Metal Map
From Kathmandu to the hinterlands of the Himalayan foothills, extreme metal gains a foothold in the second-highest country on earth.
Surf Rock, Black Thrash, and a Dead Kitten Wedding: Noisey Shreds Toxic Holocaust
In this second episode of our new metal series we take singer Joel Grind to New York's Morbid Anatomy Museum.
Photos That Perfectly Capture the Brutality of Norwegian Black Metal
For his new series "Singing Norwegian Singers," Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen rounded up a bunch of local black metal singers and photographed them screaming directly into his lens.
Oliver Lunn, Photos by Jonas Bendiksen