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Most people familiar with black metal will probably at some point in a conversation about it mention the word ‘atmosphere,’ or some derivative of it. Essentially, the use of abstract terms when describing black metal to highlight the emphasis of focusing less on instrumentation in favour of “darkness” is common.

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Are you ready for some more visual punishment? Well I am – I am really digging the EVOCATION of FLESH tumblr page. Every day they curate some of the sickest images when it comes to 70’s occult and BDSM. I love the whole retro vibe of the images they post, plus they are equal opportunity

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly play the first two shows of the day in the Het Patronaat. Each bringing their own blend of acoustic songs, its a chilled out way to begin the day. Both perform moving sets to a packed house.   With

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Saturday was the night I was looking forward to the most – I knew I’d get to see He Whose Ox is Gored from Seattle, Usnea from Portland and Power Trip from Austin Texas. He Whose Ox Is Gored is just a great band all around. They

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw   It’s finally that time of year again. What seems like an eternity is now upon us. Roadburn is a high point for many worshipers of the riff and its strange relations. A newly expanded 013 venue with more tickets meant more people adding to the unbridled

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Excerpt from the final chapter of HEAVY: A Memoir of Wyoming, BMX, Drugs, and Heavy Fucking Music by JJ Anselmi   Excision   The surgeon draws an ellipse on my forearm with black marker, injecting anesthetic at several different points. When my skin is numb, she delicately traces the marker

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Photos by Andy Roe // Text via Hull Daily Mail A nostalgic collection of images of people partying in Spiders nightclub in Hull in the 1980’s have been found in a cupboard. From quiffs that rival Danny Zuko’s to eyeliner that would champion the late David Bowie, in true Spiders style

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So what happens when one of your favorite photographers on the planet covers a kick ass fest? Well, the result is these amazing photos you are about to see that were taken by Angela Owens at this year’s Damaged City Fest in D.C. Her photos capture so much energy that it

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I write this with a heavy heart, because today I found out PRINCE passed away. The words below describe how much his music touched my life – he will live on through his music! The year was 1980; Soul Train had just ended and I decided to check out American Bandstand, which

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There was a time when photography was considered a medium for pleasing subjects. It was between the Victorian penchant for headless, spirit and post-mortem photography – which, to be fair, they did attempt to photograph in a pleasant, staged way – and the revolutionary artistic spirit of the 1960s. In

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It’s April, and that means that Christmas is around the corner! I have actually met people who shop for Christmas all year round in order to have a huge stash of cheap stuff to give people when the end of the year finally rolls around. As with so much of

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Tengu Guro is a Japanese is an Erotic Gore artist that I really fucking dig! Something about his lines reminds me of Raymond Pettibon, which makes me like his stuff even more. However, Tengu Guro pushes his subject matter to sexual places that Raymond has not yet gone. His drawings also offer

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