grunge

Features

Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue

Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Alex Coffey
4.8.19
Noisey Hitlist

Fauness' Grunge-Pop Is an Antidote to Existential Dread

The London-based artist’s second track “Sixteen” is about being happy she’s not still 16, and literally same.
Daisy Jones
11.26.18
Metalhead

Hard Rock Is Good, Hard Rock Is Bad, Hard Rock Is Forever

As extreme metal ascends, bands like Seether, Wednesday 13, and Black Map are still out there playing turn-of-the-century hard rock to a hardcore faithful.
Christopher Krovatin
7.11.18
Noisey News

Fire Destroys Aberdeen Museum of History, Home to Kurt Cobain Exhibit

The fire broke out Saturday morning at the Armory Building in the center of Cobain's hometown. How much might be salvaged remains unclear.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
Premieres

Draag's "Sorry" Is a Grunge-Gaze Reckoning with Old Demons

The debut single from the rising LA act is a reflection on substance abuse and self-loathing three years in the making.
Andrea Domanick
5.31.18
Interviews

How a 14-Year Break Let A Perfect Circle Make Their Best Album

We sat down with APC's mastermind Billy Howerdel to talk about the band's first record in 14 years, creative friction with Tool icon Maynard James Keenan, and gloomy aesthetics.
Ruby Morrigan
5.3.18
Art

Dark Illustrations Show an Artist's Battle with Mental Illness

Derek Hess made his name making poster art for Pearl Jam and Gwar. Now he's breaking down the stigma around bipolar disorder through his art.
Ashley Naftule
4.26.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Jucifer

Doom/grunge/rock renegades Gazelle Amber Valentine and Edgar Livengood have been in perpetual motion since the 90s; here's where to start with their ear-splitting catalogue.
Dan Marsicano
3.28.18
Guitar Moves

Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Shows How to Turn a Guitar into a Flamethrower

In this episode of Guitar Moves, Matt Sweeney has the iconic guitar god and songwriter give insights into the "ear bleeding" sound that launched musical genres like grunge and shoegaze.
Noisey Staff
11.28.17
PROFILES

Shamir Has Always Been a Grungy Little Punk Kid

We spoke to the Las Vegas singer about how he ripped everything up to start again on his latest, lo-fi album 'Revelations.'
Daisy Jones
11.10.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Courtney Love Covered a Selena Gomez Song and Made It Punk

She performed an extremely cool version of "Hands to Myself" at a GLAAD Spirit Day event.
Lauren O'Neill
10.24.17
The 2017 Music Issue

For Patty Schemel, Hole Was About Playing Through the Pain

'Hit So Hard,' the upcoming memoir by Hole’s drummer Patty Schemel, is a brutally honest tale of grunge in the 90s.
Patty Schemel
10.23.17
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