politics

WATCH: VA House of Delegates Winner Danica Roem Thanks Metalheads in Victory Speech

November 8, 2017 Vince Bellino

Danica Roem became the first openly transgender legislator elected to the Virginia House of Delegates yesterday, giving special thanks to the metal community in her acceptance speech.

Foreclosure of a Dream: Abandoning the Cult of the Presidency

January 20, 2017 J. Andrew Zalucky

Extreme metal has the unique ability to smash our romantic illusions about life and the world. It’s time to apply that same cold stoicism to executive power, no matter who’s President.

The Daily Grind: An Interview with Napalm Death’s Barney Greenway

May 26, 2016 Matt Solis

Did you catch Napalm Death in the past couple of months when they rolled through your town? If not, you missed one of the most eclectic tour packages of 2016. We caught up with vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway ahead of the band’s first of two sold-out shows at Slim’s in San Francisco to talk about how the “Savage Imperial Death March Tour” came about, the logistics of grindin’ for six straight weeks and, of course, the three-ring circus that is American politics.