Photography

Death is the Mother of Beauty
Sally Mann’s Body Farm Photography

There are many artists, usually great ones, who are able to push themselves to their limit to experience life and death for their art. Especially with death, many people feel extremely uncomfortable with its trappings – the pungent scent of

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HornSnakeHorns…
Eagle Twin Live Photo Essay

On June 25th, 2013, Eagle Twin came to the town of Porto, Portugal, to blow out eardrums at Armazém do Chá. Our resident photographer Jorge Silva was there to capture the small but mind-blowing show, and he brought us some

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Nothing is Heavy 1st Anniversary
Photo Essay
Black Wizard.Hoopsnake.Tobeatic

On June 28th, 2013, our Canadian comrades in heavy, Nothing is Heavy, celebrated their first year promoting shows in Vancouver, BC, with an epic lineup featuring local legends Black Wizard, Hoopsnake, Tobeatic and Wiser Fool. Here’s wishing them many more

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Photos of Hitler After His Prison Bid:
The Pictures He Wanted Destroyed!

Source Huffington Post These are the private photographs Adolf Hitler didn’t want anyone to see. Taken by photographer Heinrich Hoffmann, the extraordinary pictures show Hitler rehearsing while listening to a recording of one of his own speeches. They were reportedly

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Dirt and Beauty
Hermann Försterling

A couple days ago, Sean and I were walking through a stunning BC rainforest reflecting on the connection many metalheads feel to nature. As we looked around at the cycle of growth and decay that flourished around us, we talked

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CVLT Nation Covers
Hellfest 2013

Text and photos: Adele van Heerden We arrived at Hellfest around four in the afternoon on the Thursday before bands started, exhausted, having travelled from London at four in the morning. After finding a spot in the masses of tents,

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METALHEADS:
Who Love Cats

Just like crusties and their dogs, there’s something about metalheads and cats. It’s funny to think about a population that is so often stereotyped as antisocial and negative as being so willing to publicly cuddle with kittens, like on the

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Seven Stories…Anthony Abbatangelo

Photographer: Anthony Abbatangelo Sites: anthonymaphotography.com axisofmetal.com Based in: Toronto, Canada ONE High on Fire Not only was this my first time shooting in a press pit, but it capped off a glorious year where I also got to see Sleep

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Seven Sisters of Sleep
Full of Hell
Tanner Douglass Photo Essay

The recent Seven Sisters of Sleep and Full of Hell tour was a huge success, and today we have some really fucking awesome photos of their Pittsburgh show from our homie Tanner Douglass. Tanner has his own style of capturing

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CVLT Nation’s
Favorite Tumblr Right Now:
FUCK YEAH NEUROSIS

If you don’t know, now you know: we at CVLT Nation are huge fans of music and we have a good feeling our readers are as well. One constant in my life has been the sound that I listen to,

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