exclusive: the new samizdat collection by designer yang li
We spoke to the designer about his industrial metal inspirations and why the label is like a fictional band.
Clementine de Pressigny
10 things you need to know about dana dentata
Ruling over the perfect intersection between metal and hip-hop, this stripper-turned-rapper is one to watch.
code orange are challenging everything you think you know about heavy music
Leading a “new reality” of metal and hardcore, the Pittsburgh crew’s Reba Meyers discusses her upbringing in heavy music, and its place in popular culture.
alien weaponry aren’t your average teenage thrash metal band
About to blow up all over your ears, Alien Weaponry are a thrash metal band with a difference: they sing in Maori. After winning several songwriting contests in their native New Zealand, we meet the trio.
death archives: documenting the early years of norwegian black metal
We talk to bassist Jørn “Necrobutcher” Stubberud about writing the manual on Mayhem - the most influential Black Metal band in the world.
dave grohl steps in to defend a cornish metal band against local noise complaints
After a band of British teenagers battled with their local government, the former Nirvana drummer penned a moving letter to the council explaining why their right to rock is important for fostering creativity and self expression.
vietnam’s underground metal scene is insane
Photographer Neil Massey has documented the wild, youth-led world of heavy metal in Vietnam.
ten years with the metal heads
Photographer Sanna Charles spent ten years on the road documenting the hardcore fans of Slayer, for a new photobook for Ditto Press, God Listens To Slayer.