Photography

Peru’s Heavy Metal
Warriors of the ‘80s
by Freddy Alva

By Freddy Alva via No Echo The history of heavy metal in Peru is a long, winding road paved with adversity and conflict coupled with unbridled enthusiasm overcoming all odds in the quest for the ultimate killer riff. This search

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The greatest American artists that straddle sex

via Dazed Digital The United States of America has been home to many significant and influential movements over time: the civil rights movement, the women’s liberation movement, and not forgetting the sexual revolution. So even while Europe has been the

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Bells Dark Above Our Heads
Old Man Gloom Vienna Photo Essay

Text and photos: Derek Ballard Old Man Gloom in Vienna, Austria // April 10th, 2014 Venue: Arena Wien As a longtime Old Man Gloom fan, I was pretty much resigned to the fact that I’d never see them live. Knowing

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CVLT Nation Salutes
The Best Goth Magazine Ever Made
PROPAGANDA !

If I had to pick one magazine that covered the Goth movement the best, it would be PROPAGANDA by Fred H. Berger. As a teenager in Venice, California I would go to my local magazine store and read every issue.

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Tomasz Gudzowaty Captures
Shaolin Monks As They Defy Gravity

Via Beautiful Decay Shaolin Kung Fu, developed in China beginning in 495AD, has infiltrated popular culture in the West. Depending on your age, you might be familiar with the 70s TV show “Kung Fu” or Mortal Kombat : Shaolin Monks.

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Gilead Media Festival II: Day Three

The final day of the second Gilead Media Festival. It should not be a surprise that I was anticipating this day of the festival the most. If it was going to be anything like 2012, it would be unforgettable. And

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Gilead Media Festival II: Day Two

Day two of Gilead Fest 2014 brought the pace back up with an entirely fresh round of bands, starting earlier making room for longer sets as the night went on. A lot of the line up I was unfamiliar with,

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Gilead Media Festival II: Day One

This year Gilead Media Festival reconvened, demonstrating a continued unstoppable dedication to the underground musical arts. The unique threads of sound Gilead Media has continued to support means whenever this gathering is held, it should not be missed. Two years

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Killer Photo Book!
The Riff Compels Them
Tom Bejgrowicz captures High on Fire, Eyehategod & Corrosion of Conformity

Photographer Tom Bejgrowicz has just released The Riff Compels Them, the first in a series of limited edition books that capture a point in time in music history. The Riff Compels Them features photos from the April 27th, 2014 show

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SLOWDIVE is back… they are really back.

Photos and Text by Saul Torres After 1,200 miles of trip, hours of sleeplessness, and eleven-dollar cigarettes, I finally made it to Chicago. The third Pitchfork Music Festival was happening, and I was still in shock from Nick Cave’s performance

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