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The always thoughtfully well spoken and talented Carl Auge – who you might recall as the bass player in the legendary His Hero Is Gone – will be in Detroit, Michigan this July. While Carl has been around the Hardcore and Punk scene for years, what’s really setting him apart these days

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Former NAUSEA member John John Jesse’s  paintings are like punk pinups. He takes the classic pinup sexiness and throws in studs, drugs and blood, and the result is amazing. There is so much to absorb in each painting; each stroke of his brush brings texture leaping off the canvas. His subjects are lovingly

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Doom warlords LESBIAN have a new album on the way, and today we’re stoked to reveal the artwork for Hallucinogenesis crafted by the legendary Dan Seagrave. This artwork is stunning, and only makes me more stoked for this release! Hallucinogenesis hits the streets on August 26th via Translation Loss Records. Read what Dan Seagrave has

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Born in Morocco in 1944, José Hernández spent most of his life in Madrid, Spain, where he became a highly prized artist, despite his macabre and unsettling subjects. He used engraving and painting, among other techniques, to bring his disturbing visions to life. They are visions of disfigurement, the silence and

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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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Jan Saudek was born in the legendary city of Prague in 1935. He lived a controversial life for his time; his biographical notes on his site are a strange read, with reminiscences like, “1950 – I penetrate a woman. But only for a moment. I have to wait a good three years

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When we are not blogging/making clothes/full time hustling for a living, we are also parents of some awesome little humans. As a family, we all love to watch the reality show FACE//OFF, which is about aspiring FX makeup artists. Our 5 year old digs the show so much that when

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Kate C. – aka CarrionKate – is an artist/musician from Oakland, CA, who, when not working as an Elementary Educator, riding bikes, reading science fiction, making vegan food, being outdoors in the beautiful wilderness of Northern California with their dog, or at local punk/metal shows, likes to decorate animal skulls. Kate has been doing

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In February of this year, I got the chance to head down to L.A. for the book fair at MOCA to help out with an exhibit of the FER YOUZ crew’s out of this world punk collection, curated by Arthur Fournier, who also put out a book of their collection called FER YOUz: The L.A. Hardcore

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Being a parent with macabre interests, it stuns me how sanitized a version of reality we share with our kids today. For example, my kids have both the original Beatrix Potter books and reprints that were done in the 2000s. In the reprinted version of Squirrel Nutkin, there are so

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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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So PineNut is a Japanese visual artist whose lines conjure darkness and discomfort in a way that puts a lot of guts and gore metal illustrations to shame. His subject matter may not be satanic, nor does it feature your typical anti-establishment themes, but it cuts to your core with

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