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1990. A friend gave me a bunch of dubbed cassettes as part of my introduction to punk rock. One cassette had no band name written on it. Simply four black bars. Putting that cassette on was the second of four times in my life where I remember exactly where I

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An adaptation of metaphysical Satanism in the interpretation of Stephen Wilson’s sample artwork.     Like the metaphysics of the universe, in the beginning, there was only the void. From this void, everything as we know it began to come into form. Whether the void dreamt up its opposite is

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Text & Photos: Diana Lungu Friday night, and the week had been a rough one: overtime at work every day since Monday, along with a nasty cold that snuck up on me just the night before this year’s instalment of The Power of The Riff was slated to begin. It

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While the gnarly genius of pre-comics code authority horror comics is gone we can be thankful that their influence has lived on to this day. Excellent series like EC’s horror comics have got their influential tendrils into all sorts of mediums. Right of the bat I think of a film

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Garth Knight incorporates the Japanese rope bondage known as Kinbaku or Shibari into gorgeous living installations and photography. His work captures the breathtaking beauty of bondage, and also takes it into realms beyond humanity. Many of his series turn his subjects into elements of nature, transforming them into insects and arachnids,

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As a youth, my homies and I were running wild in the streets of Hollywood. Some nights, there were fights – Suicidal Boys vs. L.A.D.S.; or our clothes were covered in puke, because we could not hold our liquor. We would leave shows most nights with the L.A.P.D. herding us

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