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Growing up in the 80’s gave me the opportunity to see how one subculture could have an impact on another.In L.A., it was totally normal to see someone in the punk scene to cover their face in white pancake make up and then do something interesting with black eyeliner. This was

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Photos by Alan Hunter I remember the first time I heard Addaura, almost three years ago. It was probably about one in the morning and I was up late listening to Seek and Destroy, Seattle’s local metal broadcast. “City Light (In Still Dark Forenoon Silence)” from their debut album Burning

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This year’s Psycho California was a massive success with an unrivaled lineup! No doubt people are already planning their trip to next year’s edition. The awesome photographer Josh Ford was there to capture all of the best sets for us, and today we have Day Three for you, featuring EARTHLESS,

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Temples Fest just closed it’s doors for 2015 and we’re already looking forward to 2016! Our Day two coverage via Gemma Shaw features unreal photos of CELESTE, BOLZER, GOATSNAKE, GRAVE MIASMA, HALSHUG, MANTAR, PIG DESTROYER, PORTAL, SKITSYSTEM, SONANCE, SUNN O))), TORCHE and TRIPTYKON! Enjoy these awesome photos below! CELESTE PIG DESTROYER SONANCE

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If you liked our Day One coverage of Psycho CA, then check out Josh Ford‘s photos from Day Two, including iconic images of Sleep, Kylesa, Earth, SubRosa, Dead Meadow and many more! I can’t even imagine the orgasmic experience this lineup would have been! Stay tuned for Day Three…I don’t want

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Last weekend all HELL broke loose at this year’s TEMPLES FEST that took place in Bristol, UK. Our comrade in photography Gemma Shaw was on hand to capture sets by CONVERGE, TRAP THEM, YAITW, NAILS, BONGZILLA and many more. All I can say is that from these photos, you can see that this festival is

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Not a lot of things make me really miss my old Southern California home, but when Psycho California went down a couple of weeks ago, man, were we ever bummed that we moved all the way up to the Northwest! This fest had a lineup to rival all of the

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Text and photos: Bobby Cochran There are so few bands that, after a 15+ year hiatus, can still tap into all that made them groundbreaking and distinctive in their heyday.  Refused is one of those bands, and it was a treat to see them rise again in all their glory.

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On April 8th to 11th of this year, a very special fest took place called Doom Over Leipzig, that featured so many unreal bands, such as AMENRA, KAYO DOT, MONARCH!, SUBROSA, MINSK, FLOOR, UZALA and many more. Our comrade Jan Zeleny was on hand to capture this rad fest –

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This Slovak photographer captures some of the most peacefully poetic glimpses of nature that I’ve seen in a long time. Veronika Gilková has a lot of different series of photos on her website, but I chose today to concentrate on her “Smoke Stories” (and a few other pictures that included

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Carlo Mollino was many things in his lifetime; from a world-renowned architect, to a student of the occult, to a race car driver, to a furiture designer. When he died in 1973, his estate discovered his secret stash of erotic Polaroids. Carlo would pay Turin’s ladies of the night to

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Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne was a pioneer of neurology in the 1800s, and his work on human facial expressions was influential on some of Darwin’s theories of human evolution. Duchenne believed that our facial expressions were a gateway to the soul, and he set out to create as many as he

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