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We Talked 'Lords of Chaos' with Wilson Gonzalez and Extreme Metal Legend Nergal

Genre veteran and Behemoth frontman Nergal watched the Norwegian black metal drama unfold as a teen, while German actor Wilson Gonzalez Ochsenknecht plays the accomplice of Euronymous' murderer in the Mayhem biopic. Here's how their meeting went.
Ruby Morrigan
3.25.19
Comics!

'Dungeons & Dragons & Neo-Nazis,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont

Two teenagers accidentally end up trapped in a game of D&D with some Nazis.
Pedro D'Apremont
9.27.18
Culture

I Wrecked That ‘Rick and Morty’ Bar with GWAR

A cease-and-desist famously shut down the D.C. pop-up Wubba Lubba Dub Pub, demanding all its decorations be destroyed. So GWAR destroyed them (and I helped).
Beckett Mufson
9.7.18
Photography

The Mom-and-Pop Metal Business of the Kashmir Valley

Photographer Will Warasila profiles a family-owned company in India that sells small steel and iron parts to local merchants and builders.
Will Warasila
8.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Nursing Home Escapees Were Found at the World's Biggest Metal Fest

They were "disoriented and dazed" by the time the cops finally tracked them down.
Drew Schwartz
8.6.18
Metal as hell

Meet Vancouver’s Dark Lord of Karaoke

When he stands at a microphone, Arcanabyss Brooks is beyond mortal. His fans even chant his name.
Cole Nowicki
7.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

All Hail This Metal-Ass Gator That Head-Butted a Guy Unconscious

We're not worthy.
Drew Schwartz
6.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Innocent Metalhead Campout Turned into a Massive Police Rescue Operation

The locals apparently thought they were some suicidal cult.
Drew Schwartz
4.10.18
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
Comics!

'True Norwegian Black Metal,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

A metal fan shows us what true Norwegian black metal is.
Ida Neverdahl
1.24.18
cults

A Jonestown Survivor and King Woman's Kristina Esfandiari Discuss Healing from Trauma

The frontwoman of King Woman talks with author Deborah Layton about her experience in the Peoples Temple cult on the anniversary of the horrific Jonestown Massacre.
Kristina Esfandiari
11.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Relax from a Stressful Day with This Video of a Crab Brutally Killing a Bird

Nature is bleak.
Drew Schwartz
11.9.17
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