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Castle
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Text & Photos by Castle Tending to the dead is a grave business, whether it’s building mounds or mausoleums, so in keeping with the theme of our current tour and upcoming album, Welcome to the Graveyard, we decided to visit the final resting places of souls alongside America’s highways as we traveled

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Photos by Taylor Ferguson It’s always a bit of a bummer when the headliner has to drop off a bill. When the promoter is taking the approach of incorporating local acts to round out a show, it’s inspiring when a certain balance is achieved. Doubly so when the show is

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Much is made of Japan’s comic book erotica, but only recently did I find out about Mexico’s rich history of comic porn in the form of sensacionales. Sensacionales are cheap thrills that are sold for a few pesos at the majority of Mexican newsstands. While I found a lot of different titles

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There is going to be a COVENANT III next year, and all I can say is make sure you do whatever you need to do to make it there! The reason why I stress it so much is because this was one of the best fests I have ever attended.

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Clovis Trouille was an anti-religious and anarchist French painter who turned his frustrations into amazing paintings of surreal erotic fantasy. His service in the French army during WWI left him scarred and disillusioned with the authority figures who justified violence in order to maintain their power. So he came home,

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Photos & Text by Charles Nickles It’s been two days and my head’s still a flurry of shadows and whiskey and violence; and I suppose that should trouble me, and I suppose that it does, and I’m not all that sure what to make of the man I’ve woken up to

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I can’t believe I survived this past month, because June was unreal for underground music in Vancouver! From June 15th-18th, The COVENANT II Fest took place and it was INSANE! Again these awesome humans came together to put on one of the best fests I have been to in a long time.

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I’m a massive fan of youth culture of all kinds. I have always had a fascination with Skinhead/Two Tone/Mod culture. Way back in the day, I would spend hours checking out photo books dealing with these forgotten youth. After living in the UK, I can totally understand why these working

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So what would happen if Nick Blinko was Japanese and possessed by pure EVIL? I remember when I first saw the Rudimentary Peni Death Church record cover, I said to myself, what the fuck is this!? The art of Daisuke Ichiba gives me the same twisted feeling as when I saw

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Does the thought of Donald Trump running your country make your stomach churn with terror? Does imagining his face looming out of every government office wall make you want to run away screaming? Then you might appreciate these submissions to Design Crowd’s Photoshop contest to put Donald Trump into an

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Teddie Taylor
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Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor You don’t typically associate blues with black metal, until you’re seeing four metal bands in New Orleans. The South birthed Lightnin’ Hopkins’ “Bring Me My Shotgun,” Blind Willie McTell’s “A to Z Blues” and Robert Johnson’s “Me and the Devil Blues.” Putting aside the obvious

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Outsider culture has always been something that I saw as normal. Maybe it’s because at an early age my mother moved me to Venice Beach and I was surrounded by the freaks of the world. It was not uncommon to see long haired white dudes clad in leather racing down

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