Death Metal Is Getting Old

Iconic Suffocation vocalist Frank "The Chop" Mullen is retiring after 30 years of gore, and our favorite bands are facing the brutality of aging.
Kim Kelly

RIP (???) to OVO Fest, Toronto's Number One Source of FOMO

After eight good years, Drake's OVO Fest has come to a quiet end. We think.
Jabbari Weekes

UK Doom Rock Gods Orange Goblin Will Never Stop Never Stopping

The heavy riffing mainstays have spent 20 years rocking on their own terms—even when it almost ruined them. Now, they're older, wiser, and stronger than ever.
Kevin Stewart-Panko

It's Time for Slayer to Die

Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
Christopher Krovatin
Noisey News

Paul Simon Is Done Touring

In a new statement, he said "I'd like to leave with a big Thank You to the many folks around the world who've come out to watch me play over the last 50 years."
Lauren O'Neill
How to Start a Band

Wipe Your Butt and Hit the Road, These Are All the Tour Tips You Need

The Screaming Females' roadie shares some wisdom from two years spent in a van.
Rebecca Henderson
Desus & Mero

Shad Moss Tells Desus and Mero How to Hustle Smarter, Not Harder

The TV producer—formerly known as Bow Wow—stopped by the late-night show to talk about 'Like Mike' and how P. Diddy showed him the ropes.
Sarah Bellman

How Trump’s New Border Policies Will Hurt the American Metal Scene

KEN Mode's Jesse Matthewson discusses how to cross international borders, metal masculinity, and being a "blue state" band.
Kim Kelly
Art Fair

Take a Peek Inside the UK's Epic, 18-Month Long Art Road Trip

40+ artists, 18 months, and 4 Cities: Inside the British Art Show 8.
Andrew Nunes
thump news

Ben Pearce Pens Candid Essay on His Struggle with Depression

"This isn't talked about enough in music, but anybody out there who is struggling, go and seek help."
Alexander Iadarola

The Political Rantings Of War On Drugs

The War On Drugs have been in lockdown to work on their upcoming release. We were the first interview Adam had done in quite a while, it made a nice change from the burned-out non-talkers we sometimes talk to.
Zayd Thring

The True Story of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the Tuxedoed Guitar Kings Who Made Christmas Rock

Alex Skolnick, Al Pitrelli, Russell Allan, and more explain how a group of heavy metal veterans created one of the biggest sensations in holiday music
Clay Marshall