West Coast

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Missing Georgia Teen Was Actually Just Chillin' Out West the Whole Time

Turns out he's also a Sublime fan now, too.
Lauren Messman

Inside New Zealand's Reclusive, Anti-Technology Christian Community

For the most part, the public has relied on accounts of ex-Gloriavale members to understand daily life within the community, but photographer Cam McLaren was invited into the community and gave VICE an exclusive preview of what he saw.
Cam McLaren, Words by Beatrice Hazlehurst
The Music Issue

Oakland Rapper Kamaiyah Is Repping for West Coast Women

We spoke with rising 24-year-old Bay Area rap star Kamaiyah about her ambition, her influences, and the inspiration behind her 'Rugrats' tattoo.
Antwaun Sargent
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the First Trailer from the Upcoming Tupac Biopic

The first trailer for 'All Eyez on Me' features fairly unknown Demetrius Shipp, Jr. as a practical carbon copy of the late West Coast rapper.
Janaya Greene
thump news

Smalltown DJs and Christian Martin Announce West Coast "Mountain Magic" Tour

They'll be joined by Autoerotique, Justin Martin, J Phlip, and more.
THUMP Canada Staff

Meet the Canadian Company Behind Shambhala's Wall of Bass

THUMP talks to PK Sound in Sub.Culture: British Columbia Episode three.
THUMP Canada Staff

Visit Shambhala Music Festival in Part 2 of Sub.Culture: British Columbia

The definitive Canadian bass music festival has been shaking the ground for nearly 20 years.
THUMP Canada Staff

Dive Into Vancouver's Bass Music Roots in Part One of Sub.Culture British Columbia

​Out of the rubble of UK grime, bass music having a big moment on Canada's west coast.
THUMP Canada Staff

Watch the Trailer for SUB.Culture: British Columbia

From the coasts of Vancouver to the Mountains of Nelson, bass music rumbles across the landscape of BC like thunder.
THUMP Canada Staff

The Australian Rules Football Grand Final Was a Big Messy Party

We walked around Melbourne on Saturday to capture the mess left behind.
Sam Wong
vice shorts

Rare Recordings of Charles Manson Ranting About Our 'Brainwashed Society'

This short film contains some of the few audio recordings of Charles Manson since he's been incarcerated. It features the psychedelic art of Leah Shore and voice of Manson parsing everything from God to suicide.
Jeffrey Bowers
Festival Season!

Symbiosis Gathering Is Like Burning Man on Spring Break

Boobs. There's not really much more I can say. I have never seen so many bare breasts in one place before.
Jemayel Khawaja