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Ok – this feature is better looked at before lunch, because what you are about to see is pretty fucking GRIM! We are all going to die, but for some reason for many of us looking at dead bodies makes our stomachs turn. What’s a trip is when I look

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Growing up without the internet and digital cameras was awesome, because we lived in the moment! Just think about today – if you take a bad photo, you just delete it, but back in the day you didn’t know until you’d gotten that motherfucker developed, so you lived with that moment

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Death CVLT has a new batch of tees in stock in super limited numbers, only 13 of each style, hand-printed in the CVLT Nation HQ. This round features two dead idols of the underground (before it went overground). First up is BASS GOD, our tribute to a true god of

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I am not alone – there are thousands of humans all over the world that can not get enough of ELECTRIC WIZARD. How do I know this for sure? Because I see mad heads that take collecting all of their vinyl and merch very seriously. For some, collecting is not enough,

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When did I first see the art of Julie Bell? Most likely it was on late night TV while I was watching the Mid Night Flight, my gateway for everything underground during late 70s/early 80s. This was the place where you could see Heavy Metal magazine come to life. Bell’s work has

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Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor A night of Muscle and Marrow, Wrekmeister Harmonies and Marissa Nadler is one of melancholia and revelation. The duo that is Muscle and Marrow carries beautifully into Wrekmeister Harmonies and J.R. Robinson’s more extreme side, while his co-vocalist and violinist Esther Shaw leads you to

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Execution has always been a popular form of entertainment. Whether it was a ritual to please the gods or a punishment ordered by the crown, people have flocked to witness the solemn event of death by cruel and painful means. In the centuries before photography, the only means of documenting

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In the 1920s and 1930s, sexual deviants could slip and clank into lingerie and bondage gear from Yva Richard, founded by husband and wife team L. Richard and Nativa Richard, and Leon Vidal’s Diana Slip, part of his Les Editions Gauloise (later, Les Libraires Nouvelles) fashion network. House of Slip

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V0041459 A Chinese torturer disembowels a decapitated man
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A Chinese prisoner who is bound to a crucifix or stake and beheaded, is disemboweled by a torturer.
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China is the birthplace of Confucianism, a philosophy which influenced rulers in China for centuries from BCE to the late 13th century, on and off. It emphasized virtue from the top down, encouraging people to treat others as they would be treated, and to uplift their fellow citizens as a

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Castle’s “Roadside Graveyards” Tour Diary Part Two Text & Photos by Castle Tending to the dead is a grave business, whether it’s erecting edifices or wooden stakes, so in keeping with the theme of our current tour and album, “Welcome to the Graveyard” – we decided to visit the final resting

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Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor MAKE, Primitive Man and Dragged Into Sunlight affirmed a thought I always have: you don’t need a pentagram or Baphomet to invoke fear. In the corner of a packed Siberia, my head was barraged with layer after layer of heavy, dense sound. Just like humidity can

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There is no shame in my game – I’m a huge fan of tattoo artista that are plugged into the dark side and come from a punk background. XCJX is an artist that I found on instagram and I dig his lines for many different reasons. One of the major things about

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