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When he turned 50 years old, Larry Van Pelt began to draw pictures of everyone’s favorite imaginary friend, Jesus Christ, lurking over people while they lived their lives. He called the series “With You Always.” As soon as these illustrations hit the Internet, they were immediately appropriated into the absolute fuckery

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The inaugural Northwest Terror Fest was top-to-bottom, entrance-to-exit brilliant. Coven’s first US performance in 27 years. PNW black and doom metal galore. Cult Leader and Young And In The Way insanity. It satisfied the lust that the non-traveler feels every year after Roadburn. It showcased intense US music in a

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80s HardcoreArtFeaturedMusicPhotography

Growing up at a time when there was no internet or digital cameras meant it was a challenge to document our scenes with quality photos! This is why I love things like Instagram and tumblr – because these places allow us to archive our past. I could spend so much

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Who was the biggest punk promoter on the West Coast during the 80’s? Hands down it was GOLDENVOICE, because they brought in the biggest bands to huge venues with prices that kids could afford.  They had some of their raddest shows at the Olympic Auditorium in Downtown L.A., plus they

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80s HardcoreArtFeaturesGrindcoreHardcoreLive RitualsMusicNoise RockPhotographyPower ViolenceRaw Punk

Text and Photos: Wayne Ballard In its 9th year of operation, Southern California based festival Sound & Fury continues to represent everything I love and want out of a Hardcore-based music festival. 2017 marked my fourth year attending the festival and this year may have been the most excited I’ve

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The Bigelow-Wallis and Warren-Kaula watercolor collection is a set of 189 watercolor paintings commissioned by Harvard professor of surgery Henry Jacob Bigelow from lithographer Oscar Wallis between 1849 and 1854. There are a lot of weird and gross images in this collection worth checking out, but my favorites are the skulls

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