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As an admirer of all things horrifying, you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon one of the most sickening collections of masks I have seen to date in the form of Chris Marchwinski’s Instagram account, @theparallelca. This LA-based FX artist and sculptor creates the most lifelike monsters and

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This is the story of how some rad, trippy artwork went from a cancelled movie, to a CIA operation, to some seriously awesome black light posters. Lord of Light is a sci-fi novel by Roger Zelazny published in 1967, and it inspired a plan to make a grandiose science fiction

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Andrea Petrovicova’s photography amazes me – I just can’t get enough of her style, because each photo is its own piece of art. Check out her pictures of the SWANS from their most recent show in Prague that was promoted by Scrape Sound. Swans, Colours of Ostrava, 17. 7. 2015,

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When I moved to Georgia as a youngster, I got turned on to wrestling and all of the characters that made up the sport. What I did not see a lot of at the time were women wrestlers. Don’t get it twisted – women have been brawling for decades. If

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This past June, the Levitation festival hit Vancouver for three heavy fun days! There were shows kicking off all over downtown and at the epic outdoor venue Malkin Bowl. One of our favorite BC photographers, Tiina Liimu, covered the fest for CVLT Nation. Check out her photos of Mammiffer, Black Wizard,

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Lorenzo Alessandri (1927-2000) was an Italian post-war master of all things surreal and fantastical. He even started a movement combining those two genres, which he entitled “Surfanta.” His work combines a grotesque sexuality and morbid fascination in a way that makes his art riveting. His colors are stunning and vivid,

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This past June, the Levitation festival hit Vancouver for three heavy fun days! There were shows kicking off all over downtown and at the epic outdoor venue Malkin Bowl. One of our favorite BC photographers, Tiina Liimu, covered the fest for CVLT Nation. Check out her photos of Black Mountain, Black

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Hey Ash, how are you doing? Congrats on your book release for KILL CITY, I’ve been looking forward to it for a while now! How did the idea for the book come about? Hi, thanks! I’m great, thank you. After creating such an extensive archive of work on this subject,

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I’m a HUGE fan sewing patches on my vest and turning them into battle jackets. Also, I love watching my life partner/wife paint our leather jackets and turn them into pieces of wearable art! I also find enjoyment looking at how other metal heads or punks have taken the time

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This past June, the Levitation festival hit Vancouver for three heavy fun days! There were shows kicking off all over downtown and at the epic outdoor venue Malkin Bowl. One of our favorite BC photographers, Tiina Liimu, covered the fest for CVLT Nation. Check out her photos of A Place To

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Frieder Grindler is a German artist who is well-known for his surreal and avant garde poster design. He is a pioneer of graphic design, and his posters – mostly done for theatres and opera houses – are stunningly weird and wonderful. He began in the mid-60s, and while his vintage

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What city gave birth to African-American street gangs? The windy city of Chicago is where it all started. The P-Stone Rangers were huge when I was a kid in the 70’s in the City of Angels, and would go on to become a part of the Bloods. During this time,

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