Illustration

Bestial…
Mike Lawrence Illustration

It’s been a while since I posted about some sick as fuck, dark and evil, metal-tinged illustration, so today I have some for you via Mike Lawrence Illustration. His work has everything in it that I want emblazoned on my

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The ART of Getting High!
70’s Rolling Paper Packaging

Being that I’m a child of the 70’s and raised most of my life in Venice, CA, it makes sense that I love getting high! One thing I remember growing up was all of the different kinds of stoner paraphernalia,

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Les Diables de Lithographies!
The Devil Made Le Poitevin Do It

By Stephen J. Gertz Impish devils dance, make merry, carry off young maidens, engage in scatological activities, make mischief, toy with men and women. and generally have a hell of a time as infernal rascals frolicking with diabolical glee in

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Your Brain on Jake Fried

Jake Fried‘s artwork is like taking a visual trip on your own thought process. On solitary days, when you are alone to allow your brain synapses to explore their own pathways, you can take yourself on the most complex mental

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Art Book Preview…
DEATH IS NOT THE END:
The Work Of Alexander Heir

When I think of really creative people in the underground, ALEXANDER HEIR is at the top of my list. He is an illustrator, silkscreener, musician and clothing brand owner (DEATH/TRAITORS) – who knows, I might be leaving something out! Today

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The Hispanic Impact on the
Early New York Hardcore Scene!!!

Text and Photos via Quixotic Dreams. Written by Freddy Alva One of the more enduring motifs in the development of American hardcore is the oft-repeated description of this burgeoning youth subculture as being a predominantly white suburban dominated one. While

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R.I.P. H.R. Giger
Feb. 5, 1940 – May 12th, 2014

Yesterday, one of the most influential artists for our dark and underground communities died. H.R. Giger, designer of the world’s most famous Alien and pioneer of dark and twisted art died at age 74 from injuries suffered from a fall.

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CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tumblr Right Now:
Macabre and the Grotesque

If you don’t know now you know: CVLT Nation loves to find the beauty in what many in society perceive as dark art! I dig spending time searching for self expression that makes me say, fuck how did someone come

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The Art Of Darkness:
Ray Harryhausen A Master Of Monsters!

Growing up, I was a fan of all things crazy and weird, especially movies or tv shows. When I watched a B-Movie, I had no idea that is what you called it, I just knew I liked the flick. I

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Louis Wain… The Schizophrenic Cat Man

Schizophrenia is the subject of ever-developing theories and treatments; many say it’s a disease of the mind, while others say that our society is not set up in a way to understand it, or allow for its participation in our

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