Inside MAALSTROOM, Roadburn Festival's Ambitious New Black Metal Project
The Dutch heavy music fest continues its tradition of collaboration with a new commissioned piece showcasing the Dutch black metal scene.
When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia
This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Utrecht’s Black Metal Scene Exposes Its Progressive Character
With a DIY mentality and a diverse and robust musical output, the Dutch city's black meal scene is steadily growing in stature, and rightly so.
Luís Peña Pires
Roadburn Have Done Something No Other Festival Has Done Before, and It Rules
We spoke to Roadburn curator Walter Hoeijmakers, Oranssi Pazuzu's Toni Hietamäki, and Misþyrming's Tomas and Dagur about their big plans for the Dutch festival's 2018 edition.
Converge's Jacob Bannon Lets Down His Guard on New Solo Project Wear Your Wounds
Stream the debut album, and read our conversation with the patron saint of hardcore about his foray into raw, emotional experimental rock
Stream Author & Punisher's New Surprise EP, 'Pressure Mine'
The industrial machinist has also just announced his Relapse Records debut (due out in 2018) and a string of tour dates
Dälek's "Molten" Is the Primal Scream We Need on This Terrible Election Day
Stream a brand-new song from the experimental hip-hop collective, catch them on tour in North America and the UK, and REMEMBER TO VOTE.
Becky Cloonan Is the Most Metal Artist in the Marvel Universe
When she’s not writing high-profile comics like 'The Punisher' or drawing Batman, the Texas-based artist is creating art for bands, music festivals—and even Black Sabbath.
PREMIERE: Herder's New Album 'Fergean' Is a New High for Dutch Doom
Herder is still harder.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Watch Converge Rip Through 'Jane Doe' in Its Entirety for the First Time Ever at Roadburn
Filmed by Pit Full of Shit's Frank Huang, this video shows how the metallic hardcore legends brought Roadburn 2016 to its knees.
Roadburn Day Four: Sleazy Rock'n'Roll, French Chaos, and the Church of Neurosis
The final day of Roadburn featured Neurosis, Chaos Echoes, and a marvelous amount of doom.
The Immortal Diamanda Galás: Still Wild, Still Extreme
The terrifyingly intense singer, pianist, and artist talks rape culture, Ornette Coleman, and Yoko Ono ahead of her upcoming performances at Roadburn and NYC's Red Bull Music Academy.