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Peter Hook Is on a Mission to Play Every New Order Song—Without New Order

In New Order and Joy Division, he wrote some of the most iconic songs of the 80s. Now he tells VICE what it's like to share them with the band that dumped him.


Brittany Howard Turns an Endless Road Trip into 'Anti-Music' on Solo Debut

The Alabama Shakes frontwoman walked away from her band and found a more colorful vision for her new solo album, 'Jaime.'


Tegan and Sara: "It's Always About What Can We Do That's New, That's a Risk"

The sibling duo talk to VICE about their new memoir and album, and the sometimes uncomfortable experience of mining high school memories in order to make them.


Twenty-Five Years Later, Korn Are Still 'in This for Life'

Ahead of their new album 'The Nothing,' the nü-metal pioneers reflect on their massively successful career—and why they don't want to be a nostalgia act.


M83's Anthony Gonzalez Wants People to Forget About 'Midnight City'

With Gonzalez's forthcoming release 'DSVII,' he seeks to cleanse himself of both the success of 'Hurry Up, We're Dreaming' and the failure of 'Junk,' and to figure out what's next for M83.


With 'TM104,' Jeezy Is Proving that Rappers Are Allowed to Mature

The rap veteran has successfully transitioned from snowman to business man, making moves including securing ownership of his masters. With retirement rumors swirling, what comes next is up to him.


You Need to Listen to Ms. White's Songs of Love and Reclamation

The soulful singer channels cabaret and jazz sounds, while illuminating music's blind spots when it comes to trans love. Her new song, "Arizona," is out now.


Kid Karate on Their Music, American Food Portions, and the Dublin Punk Scene

The three-piece Irish band is about to embark on a 10-city US tour with Noisey and Bushmills.


BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.


Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'


Lupe Fiasco's New Documentary Series Explores His History in Martial Arts

In the new web show 'Beat N' Path,' the rapper opens up about his lifelong fascination with the form and travels through China to learn more.


Natasha Bedingfield Still Wants You to Feel the Rain on Your Skin

As 'The Hills' returns, the woman who penned its theme song reflects on the seminal hit that is "Unwritten."