Floyd
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Floyd

Filmmaker, cult movie record collector, playing in a variety of punk bands. Lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Total Attack this year was an absolute blast. Total Attack is Australia’s premiere underground punk and metal festival that over the years has stayed true to it’s DIY ethos. It is run by Richard and Isabella of NGM Records although there are no profits here… all proceeds from ticket sales

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The Silverwater Women’s Correctional Facility has one inmate that is like no other. In 2001, one of the most gruesome murders in the history of Australia occurred. Katherine Mary Knight was the first woman in Australia to be sentenced to life imprisonment, with her file marked “never to be released.”

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Photos by Jake Ollett I sit in Jack’s bedroom. The walls covered in posters of local shows he’s been to as well as his own artwork. This is the room that Concrete Lawn practice in. There’s a drum kit, 3 amps and a bed. It’s no bigger than your average

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Quick Fix – noun; an easy remedy or solution, especially a temporary one which fails to address underlying problems. Sydney’s newest hardcore act Quick Fix’s first demo is a strong display of fierce, optimistic power. The 4-piece addresses personal and political matters like feminism, discrimination and land rights through fast

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BizarreCvltureHistory

  Gun crime and America is something that when researched seems to have never had a dull moment. After the Port Arthur Massacre in Australia, Australians reacted to the event with widespread shock and horror. The political effects were significant and long-lasting. The federal government led state governments to severely

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Diploid is a band that blends genre seamlessly to the point where it is hard for me to exactly define what it is they are doing between records. Their music is dynamic; switching from screeching black metal to hardcore/power-violence styled songs and even some soundscape, noise driven work. Their music is

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