Text & Photos: Charles Nickles Sometimes you know how it ends… Dead dick drunk in Elizabeth, New Jersey, with half a gram, three smokes and one screaming headache. If you’re lucky, you have enough cash to catch the train and maybe a cold roadie or two. If you’re REAL lucky you
So the last time our homies YOUTH CODE performed in Seattle, our killer photographer Alan Hunter was on hand to capture their set. All I can say is that these photos speak for themselves! CVLT Nation salutes YOUTH CODE and Alan Hunter for being so freaking creative on so many levels!
Doom warlords LESBIAN have a new album on the way, and today we’re stoked to reveal the artwork for Hallucinogenesis crafted by the legendary Dan Seagrave. This artwork is stunning, and only makes me more stoked for this release! Hallucinogenesis hits the streets on August 26th via Translation Loss Records. Read what Dan Seagrave has
Born in Morocco in 1944, José Hernández spent most of his life in Madrid, Spain, where he became a highly prized artist, despite his macabre and unsettling subjects. He used engraving and painting, among other techniques, to bring his disturbing visions to life. They are visions of disfigurement, the silence and
Imagine going about your business at the DMV or drug store when all of a sudden a faceless, all-black BDSM mermaid – carried over a woman’s shoulder – is set down in the middle of these unassuming surroundings. She is Permaid, and she is real. Permaid is living performance art, photographed
Text & Photos by Castle Tending to the dead is a grave business, whether it’s building mounds or mausoleums, so in keeping with the theme of our current tour and upcoming album, Welcome to the Graveyard, we decided to visit the final resting places of souls alongside America’s highways as we traveled
Photos by Taylor Ferguson It’s always a bit of a bummer when the headliner has to drop off a bill. When the promoter is taking the approach of incorporating local acts to round out a show, it’s inspiring when a certain balance is achieved. Doubly so when the show is
Much is made of Japan’s comic book erotica, but only recently did I find out about Mexico’s rich history of comic porn in the form of sensacionales. Sensacionales are cheap thrills that are sold for a few pesos at the majority of Mexican newsstands. While I found a lot of different titles
There is going to be a COVENANT III next year, and all I can say is make sure you do whatever you need to do to make it there! The reason why I stress it so much is because this was one of the best fests I have ever attended.
Clovis Trouille was an anti-religious and anarchist French painter who turned his frustrations into amazing paintings of surreal erotic fantasy. His service in the French army during WWI left him scarred and disillusioned with the authority figures who justified violence in order to maintain their power. So he came home,
Photos & Text by Charles Nickles It’s been two days and my head’s still a flurry of shadows and whiskey and violence; and I suppose that should trouble me, and I suppose that it does, and I’m not all that sure what to make of the man I’ve woken up to
I can’t believe I survived this past month, because June was unreal for underground music in Vancouver! From June 15th-18th, The COVENANT II Fest took place and it was INSANE! Again these awesome humans came together to put on one of the best fests I have been to in a long time.