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When the Japanese decide they are into something, they go fucking HARD! Junji Ito is a Japanese horror manga artist who has mad fans worldwide, and many of them will find interesting ways to prove their love for his work. Ikura is a young coplayer from his native country, and boy oh

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On Feb 19th & 20th, hordes of metalheads desended on Portland for this year’s Famine Fest! The line up was stacked with brutal band after brutal band. Canada was in the house for sure, with Garotting Deep, Iskra, Auroch and Mitochondrion wrecking shop and making heads roll! From what I heard, Famine Fest was top notch and

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Sumac, with Endon, Black Spirituals and Molten Lava February 19, 2016 at the Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC This really is my favourite kind of show – one where the mix of bands is eclectic enough that the underlying thread that ties them together isn’t immediately apparent, and you’re hard-pressed to

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Text & Photos: Imogen Reid Bleak Life is an annual punk fest here in the frozen hellhole that is Ottawa, Canada: it is three days of beer, speed, weed and noise-induced hearing loss. It was started three years ago by a group of friends who saw a need in this city

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Being a child of the child of the 70’s and 80’s, images of Satan and the occult were everywhere, from late night horror movies to books that exploited the underworld. I can’t forget all of of the killer record covers from this era – Sex, Nudity, Motorcycles and Bondage went hand in

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The more you ignore him the closer he gets. The Smiths’ influence on the indie rock of today is undeniable, yet when it comes to their controversial front man Morrissey he is either vilified or canonized. There are few casual fans of Morrissey’s solo career. Morrissey fans are possessed by

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