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Demonic possession has plagued human kind since we began recording our histories. The Abrahamic religions in particular thrived off of the fear of demonic possession in their flocks; but no organization took it further than the Christian Industrial Complex. To this day, most major sects of Christianity have official policies on

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 I got to it late. 1993. After the heyday, but prior to the decline. Fanzines, Tape Trading, Flyering. Send back my stamps. Please enclose two IRC’s. No posers! Before the internet, there was the underground tape trading circuit. Envelopes stuffed with photocopied flyers, fifth generation dubbed demo cassettes from exotic acts

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“You know Kelsey Schwarz, right?” “No,” I replied. “Who’s that?” “You have to know her,” my friend said. “If you don’t know who she is, you’ve still seen her art.” I turned and looked in her direction, bemused by her response. At the time I didn’t think that it was

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Édouard Chimot rose to fame as an artist who captured Paris’ seedy underbelly in the early 1900s. His subjects were the “jeunes et jolies femmes” who lived in Montmartre, the artists’ district. The women he painted were almost all prostitutes and addicts, since paying them for the night was cheaper than

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Vergvoktre makes paintings in charcoal that feel like staring into the abyss. It’s as if the most harrowing, bleak black metal you ever heard became so powerful that it created tangible pieces of artwork with its icy, forlorn sounds. Art like this keeps me excited to post on CVLT Nation,

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Text & Photos by Teddie Taylor Mary Lattimore and True Widow are sonically unrelated. That’s what makes a night with the two so perfect. Rather than thrash metal band followed by doom metal band followed by black metal band, they were completely separate entities appealing to opposite emotions. Lattimore’s instrumental

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