Heavy Metal

Black Women Making History

Christina Long Is Opening Up the Mosh Pit for Black Women

The creator of the 'BLKGRLSWURLD' zine talks about being a woman of color in a music scene typically associated with white men.
Amirah Mercer
2.22.18
occult art

[NSFW] These Devilish Illustrations Are Sinfully Sexy

Cristóbal López brings your wildest Baphomet fantasies to life.
Kelsey Lannin
7.28.17
Photography

Rare Photos of Norway’s Original Black Metal Scene

Documentary filmmaker Audrey Ewell talks ‘Until the Light Takes Us’ in advance of its special screening at The Roxy Cinema on July 26th.
DJ Pangburn
7.21.17
Comics!

'Black Metal Musicians Lost in the Woods,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont

The band's attempt to film a music video leads to cannibalism, smudged makeup, and a lost camera man.
Pedro D'Apremont
7.8.17
Noisey

“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads.
Alex De Moller
5.13.17
Art

This Surreal Alien World Is Full of Monsters, Robots, and Pinups

Pascal Blanché takes a break from art directing video games to create darkly beautiful science fiction illustrations.
DJ Pangburn
1.7.17
Music

How Bad Brains Created the Best Funk Metal Album 30 Years Ago

'I Against I' calcified a combination of hard rock and funk into something sexy, heavy, and thoroughly modern.
Patrick Lyons
12.10.16
Cover Story

TRAVAIL FAMILLE PARTY: Welcome to Justice's Private Universe

Cover story: With their third album, 'Woman,' the Parisian hellraisers return to the church of their imagination.
Angus Harrison
12.1.16
Design

These Fonts Shred: A Typographical Survey of Heavy Metal

From gothic text to black metal band logos, we unpack the visual design of heavy metal.
Marnie Sehayek
10.15.16
Music

The Rise and Fall and Rise of the World’s Most Brutal Middle-School Metal Band

The new documentary 'Breaking a Monster' follows a trio of Brooklyn teens who went viral, got signed for $1.8 million, then decided to go their own way.
Ashley Clark
6.30.16
Film

The Ultimate 80s Rock Documentary 'Heavy Metal Parking Lot' Will Never Die

We caught up with filmmaker Jeff Krulik on the 30th anniversary of his and John Heyn's seminal metal fan documentary.
Ben Mauk
5.26.16
Gaming

The Incoming Iron Maiden Mobile Game Doesn't Look That Awful

The lore of Maiden is being made into a Final Fantasy-recalling RPG for smartphones.
Mike Diver
2.18.16