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Alchemy was the genetic modification of the past. Alchemists were respected scientists before the term existed, with its roots going back more than 2,000 years ago in Egypt, India, Asia and the Islamic world, and finally being introduced to Europe during the 12th century. Since many of the early alchemical texts have

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Dark Art for Dark Souls, Featuring Josh Thieler of Slaves BC, ‘Esoteric Art – Waiting for the Light, Waiting for the Dark’ Open-minded individuals are blessed with intelligence. It is the capacity for the recognition that many ideologies are quite sound given the frame of mind that puts its vision

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Some days I miss the hazy skies and suffocating heat of Los Angeles. But mostly I miss the thriving art community. One such artist was right under our noses when we lived in Santa Monica, Jose Araujo. Araujo tattoos at Midtown in L.A., but also does residences in SF, and I

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One of the bloodiest revolutions in the Americas was the Mexican Revolution of 1910 to 1920. Over the course of that terrible decade, more than 1.5 million people were killed. If you want to brush up on your Mexican Revolution history and impress your friends, don’t look here – the

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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran   It’s a special kind of feeling when a band you know and love is breaking through and pushing themselves to the next level.  Oakland doom outfit King Woman are doing just that – having signed to Relapse Records late last year, releasing their debut LP Created In The Image Of

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The Black Metal Antiquarium page is a treasure-trove of images of the darkest days of dark music – when Quorthon was glam and the forefathers of today’s most kvlt just had their voices drop. Anyone who’s a fan of black metal will enjoy the daily offerings brought to the altar of Satan

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