Joshua Tree

The VICE Guide to Right Now

National Parks Have a Poop Crisis on Their Hands Thanks to Trump's Shutdown

Port-a-potties are overflowing and people are just dropping deuces on the side of the road, apparently.
River Donaghey

The Total Skeptic's Guide to 'the World's Largest UFO Convention'

Ignore, ignore, and ignore until you can't ignore anymore.
Brian McManus
blind spots

Diet Cig Listens To U2’s ‘The Joshua Tree’ For The First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favorite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
Festivals 2017

Iggy Pop Is a Middle Finger to Mortality

That Iggy is still playing shows to rave reviews all over the world is a giant “fuck you”: to common sense, the laws of physics, and everything you were told about drugs in school.
Michelle Lhooq
Festivals 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, Desert Daze 2017 Floated in Space

Check out photos of the surreal desert psych fest featuring Spiritualized, Iggy Pop, Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett, and more.
Andrea Domanick
Noisey News

The Desert Daze 2017 Set Times Are Here!

Plus a new app to help wrangle it all. The psych rock extravaganza goes down October 12-15 in Joshua Tree.
Andrea Domanick

Murder in the Mojave: Homicides and Body Dumps in the California Desert

The desert's massive size and inhospitable conditions make it the perfect place to hide a body.
Nile Cappello

Abdullah Saeed Smoked a Watermelon Bong in the Middle of Joshua Tree

In the season finale of our VICELAND series 'BONG APPÉTIT,' the VICELAND host brings the whole gang to the desert for a smokey outdoor cookout.
VICE Staff

I Might Have Been the Last Person in America to Learn Who Won the Election

I just found out this morning. What the fuck, people?
Justin Caffier
Desert Daze 2016

Full Color: The Scenes and Sounds of Desert Daze 2016

Primus, Deerhunter, Television, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Sonics, and more descended on Joshua Tree for the three-day psych fest.
Noisey Staff
festivals 2016

Desert Daze Is a Strange Trip of a Festival, and It Kicks Ass

The weekender is a mental and physical escapade to the sand-y confines of a prehistoric enclave.
Eve Barlow
festivals 2016

Desert Daze Add King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, METZ, and More to Their Already Stellar Bill

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, METZ, Al Lover's Dronal Dissonance, and Les Sins join the lineup for the Joshua Tree party.
Noisey Staff