India’s young metal scene is furiously raging against a corrupt government
We speak to members of the underground subculture making anti-capitalist music fuelled by discontent.
Slipknot’s Jim Root: "I think about quitting the band every day"
The guitarist of Rihanna’s favourite band muses on UFOs, grief and whether Billie Eilish is the biggest rockstar in 2020.
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.
introducing serwah attafuah
DISPOSSESSED’s guitarist on using punk to champion Indigenous, queer and black voices.
discover south africa’s disruptive, inspiring black punk scene
'We are using our talents to send new messages as to how we feel. Pay attention to what the young people are doing,' says one Soweto local in the short documentary 'Black Black Metal.'
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 for teen metal band following 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.
inside vietnam’s insane underground metal scene
Photographer Neil Massey has documented the wild, youth-fueled 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.