The Exquisite Corpse method was invented by surrealists in the early 20th century, a game where artists would pass around a piece of paper, taking up where the last left off, to create a strange collaborative image or text. French artist Bernard Dumaine put together a series of Exquisite Corpse drawings with
Frank Jenkinson started taking photos of Killing Joke before the band had even formed. In 1978, he was flatmates with the girlfriend of drummer Big Paul Ferguson and had started taking snapshots of a band that Paul was in with local keyboardist Jeremy “Jaz” Coleman — the Matt Stagger Band. Dissatisfied
From the socially rigid pre-WWII era came the post war, free loving, society-rejecting era of the 1960s and 1970s, and the rise of Satanism as a part of popular culture saw the occult seeping into the mainstream. It only made sense that the smut mag industry would capitalize on a
Power Trip, Baptists, Destruction Unit, Primal Rite – April 1st, Vancouver, BC at the Astoria While I’ll admit that I have gradually become more partial to doing these writeups, I decided on this night that I was just going to get incoherently drunk and see what came out of my camera.
Text and Photos: Charles Nickles When my day-to-day anxieties get too obtuse, I turn to supervolcanoes. When given the opportunity to really think about it, though, the thing I’m most afraid of is either Alzheimer’s or a stroke. Today I got to bury deep, deep in the former as I transcribed
In the misty forests of Sintra, Portugal, lies a weird and mysterious place called Quinta da Regaleira. It is home to a spectacular palace built in 1904 by a man named António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro, who embedded his fascination with the occult, masonry and alchemy into its walls and wells. Symbols