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Metastazis is a well-known name in the metal art community. The French graphic design studio has done work for some of the best known and most loved names in the underground, including Watain, Morbid Angel, Tombs, Paradise Lost, Behemoth, King Dude, Mutilation Rites, Sunn O))) and many, many more. The

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Tina Lugo’s art is full of color that seems to to jump out at you and smack you in the face. Her use of kink as subject matter draws you in more, but all of it is balanced of with a sense of humor. Her paintings remind me how at one point, life can

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I love art that invites me into a ritual space, that seems to coil itself around my soul and drag me under the weight of its dark magick. Sorrow Grips creates this kind of art; illustrations that seem to etch a portal onto the surface of this world, creating a

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Mike Lawrence is an illustrator whose work caught my eye a couple of years ago, and now we’re stoked to be carrying his awesome t-shirts, screenprints, patches and coasters in the CVLT Nation Bizarre. He’s worked with Midnite Collective, Pallbearer, Inter Arma and Creature Skateboards among many others, and he

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At this year’s Ritual Festival, there will be death by heavy sounds! The line up is fucking bonkers, and stacked with bands who will do everything to assassinate your eardrums! If you don’t believe me, just look who is on the bill: Grave and BLACK TONGUE, along with support from

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Back when I had TV, one of the channels I would find myself lingering on was the surgery channel. I can’t describe the feeling I experienced as I watched the innards of someone I didn’t know pulsating under bright lights and flashing steel instruments – kind of a combination of

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Being a parent with macabre interests, it stuns me how sanitized a version of reality we share with our kids today. For example, my kids have both the original Beatrix Potter books and reprints that were done in the 2000s. In the reprinted version of Squirrel Nutkin, there are so

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I love hearing about the weird stuff that people were afraid of as kids. For me it was the kimono-wearing faceless mannequins in the window of a dry cleaner’s at the Arbutus Mall. I would hide every time we drove past it in the parking lot, begging my mom to

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We’ve got two new limited CVLT Nation tees in stock! Each tee features original artwork: POSSESSION by Sinister Emanation and BLACK ROSES by Dylan XVX. The tees are a standard fit mid/lightweight body and the prints are soft as butter. Both tees are very limited in stock and can only

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So what happens when a self-described “openly queer, self-made in the punk rock tradition, artist, film maker, rock musician, writer and publisher of zines” who goes by the name G.B. Jones starts a zine called J.D.s (short for “juvenile delinquents”) with Bruce LaBruce in the 80’s? The end product is a collection of her drawings called “Tom

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A few months back, I traveled to Praha in Czech Republic, and during my time there I visited the Gallery of Art Prague where they were exhibiting – amongst others – the paintings and drawings of Salvador Dali. He is one of my favourite artists, so I was glad to have

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What’s your greatest fear? As a species, human beings have struggled to cope with the concept of death, finding a myriad of ways to represent and ritualize it in order to come to terms with its inevitability. Death is a blessing, death is a curse, but it is always the

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