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These days there are books and documentaries about pretty much everything from Zimbabwean power-pop to choral-crust, so it’s no wonder that there’s one about the history of Straight-Edge. Maybe it was about time and after putting out books about G.B.H., Heavy Metal movies, Black Metal or N.Y.H.C., Bazillion Points nailed

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ROADBURN FESTIVAL 19th – 22nd April 2018 Tilburg, Netherlands By Kris T. Therrian By Kris T. Therrian  FB / Instagram DAY FOUR – Sunday 22nd Bands seen: Vánagandr: Sól án várma, Bell Witch, Wiegedood, Zonal ft. Moor Mother, Alda, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hail Spirit Noir And so, the final festival day has slowly crept

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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 and Photos by Charles Nickles aka Kidswinging   This morning I went to the gastroenterologist and after some very deliberate poking and prying learned that I was in urgent need of a colonoscopy because the pain in my ass is an enigma that requires two days of fasting, 64

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Photos & text by Abi Coulson Desertfest is a bit of a staple in any self-respecting UK doomer diary, yet this was my first experience of the 7 year old festival which has grown from strength to strength over the years to boast bigger and better line ups. Spread across

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via Lazerhorse Yōkai are a group of supernatural Japanese monsters, kind of similar to our notion of ghosts. The kanji (or symbol) that describes the Yōkai is made up of two other symbols meaning “bewitching; attractive; calamity” and “apparition; mystery; suspicious”. Sounds good already doesn’t it? The Yōkai have a

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