My fascination with body art began at an early age when I accidentally caught a glimpse of my grandfather’s well-hidden bicep tattoo. Aside from the elegant design — a Sassanid cataphract that had turned green from years of exposure to the elements — I was drawn to it because I
Text and Photos: Charles Nickles Shortly after I moved to NYC, I saw Anthrax and White Zombie play a sold-out show at Roseland. Quicksand was supposed to play too but they were sick or broke up or Walter was embroiled in a particularly electric game of GO and couldn’t be
It’s grey outside and feel like stepping back in time into outlaw culture. Today I want to remember the outlaw cultures I grew up around in L.A. and Venice, from Latino Gangs, to Bikers, to Bloods and Crips. THROW YOUR HOOD UP!
Photos: Verdi ljos From the 16th -18th of February, Oration Records‘ ORATION FEST took place in Reykjavík, Iceland. Our comrade Verdi ljos was on hand to capture the musical ritual that took place featuring bands like Svartidauði, Outre, Aosoth, Rebirth of Nefast, Almyrkvi, NYIÞ, SLIDHR and SINMARA! These photos tell the story of Icelandic
In the early 1900s, the National Child Labor Committee worked diligently to advocate for an end to the rampant child labor practices across the United States. Many companies, and even industries, relied on a labor force of underage workers, who ages ranged anywhere from 5 to 14. They worked mines,
Text & Photos: Charles Nickles The Body with Shredded Nerve, Lingua Ignota & Muslin at St. Vitus Bar You know, you start these days thinking “Man, I don’t know where the fuck I’m gonna end up” and you want to like the freedom of that ambiguity but you don’t because it’s Sunday and