Art

CVLT Nation interviews: Ian Christe of Bazillion Points

Five years after releasing the great book of metal Sound of The Beast (2004), Ian Christe decided that was time to be his own boss and created Bazillion Points, a truly DIY press that was introduced to the world with the masterpiece

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Un-Fucking-Real !!!
Elaborate Black And White Scratchboard Illustrations
By Etching Into The Black Ink

via Beautiful / Decay Paris-based illustrator Nicolas Delort creates mysterious black and white scratchboard illustrations. Using nothing but black ink and sharp tools, Delort etches his elaborate drawings into the surface of a clayboard. Despite the monochromatic palette, his works

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Rad Alert!
STAR WARS Cantina Bar Set
Behind The Scenes

via Dangerous Minds Raiders of the Lost Tumblr has turned up a trove of behind-the-scenes shots of sets, models, sketches and costumes from Star Wars’ ultra seedy and memorable Mos Eisley Cantina scene. If you’re one of the very, very

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Soul Collector…
The Ultimate Fantasy Art Gallery

I’ve been a fan of fantasy literature since I can remember, and one thing that’s drawn me to books (for better or for worse) is the cover artwork. A well-crafted painting can set the tone for a story, and create

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Triumph of Death
Bubonic Plague Art

In the mid-1300s, approximately one quarter of the world’s population succumbed to the Black Death; 30-60% of Europe’s population lost their lives in a painful mess of black buboes and vomited blood.1 This devastation was captured in manuscripts, paintings and

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DEAFHEAVEN // PALLBEARER // WRECK & REFERENCE
TFK! Illustration Time Lapse

Creating a good show poster is an art unto itself. Being able to capture the mood of the event, as well as the viewer’s eye in an instant, is incredibly difficult. There are so many factors to consider: shape, layout,

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CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tumblr This Moment:
OLD SKATE VERT!

If I had to pick my favourite kind of ad, it would be the 80’s & 90’s skate ones. The reason why is because they were full of color and just totally bugged out. To me, Tony Alva changed the

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Overflowing with Wonder and Terror…
Lovecraft Bar in NYC

Have you ever wanted to travel to a place that is “overflowing with wonder and terror”? At 50 Avenue B in Manhattan, Lovecraft Bar has opened a portal to the fantastic depths where Cthulhu reigns, a darkly lit place of

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Peru’s Heavy Metal
Warriors of the ‘80s
by Freddy Alva

By Freddy Alva via No Echo The history of heavy metal in Peru is a long, winding road paved with adversity and conflict coupled with unbridled enthusiasm overcoming all odds in the quest for the ultimate killer riff. This search

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The greatest American artists that straddle sex

via Dazed Digital The United States of America has been home to many significant and influential movements over time: the civil rights movement, the women’s liberation movement, and not forgetting the sexual revolution. So even while Europe has been the

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