Noisey's Year in Metal 2018

Noisey metal editor Kim Kelly shares her Best of 2018 list, reflects on the past year in metal, and looks to the struggles ahead.


35 Years In, Prog-Thrash Greats Voivod Are Still Reaching for Outer Space

Guitarist Dan Mongrain explains how his classical training helped lead the Quebec legends into new dimensions on their 14th album, 'The Wake'.


The Infamous Story of Noise Records Comes to Life in a Revealing New Book

Read our interview with author David E. Gehlke, and enjoy an exclusive book excerpt about Noise's infamous dealings with Celtic Frost


Mastodon Get Philosophical, Still Kick Ass on New Astral Jam "Andromeda"

Why didn't they call it "Trappist-1" though?


An Insider's Guide to Montreal's Vibrant Underground Metal Scene

From Voivod and Gorguts to Chthe'ilist and Starlight Ritual, Canada's cultural capital is an absolute hotbed for quality heavy metal in all its forms.


Nerd Alert: Space Thrash Wunderkinds Vektor Launch a Ripping New Track, "Ultimate Artificer"

Listen to a new song off 'Terminal Redux,' the upcoming new album from these oddball thrash titans-in-the-making.


Hail Canada! An Ode to Metal from Up North

We had members of Fuck The Facts, KEN Mode, Mitochondrion, the Ross Bay Cult, and more weigh in on the best Canadian metal bands and why our neighbors to the North are so great at slaying riffs.


The Patch Collections of Hellfest 2014

The best patches of the festival, reviewed by a panel of experts.