Photography

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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1250 Feet From Death…
Acrobats on Skyscrapers

I wouldn’t exactly call it a phobia, but I am afraid of heights. Maybe stomach-in-the-mouth is a feeling some people relish, but for me it is terrifying. I can just look at a photograph of someone up on high and

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Anciients // Black Wizard Tour Kickoff Photo Essay

Text & Photos: Milton Stille Anciients/Black Wizard tour kickoff, the Biltmore, Vancouver BC, June 17 2014 This is what I’d consider a perfectly paced show. It’s always nice when the bill is put together in such a way that all

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R.I.P. Man’s Best Friend
Post-mortem Photography
Part III

If you’ve been following CVLT Nation for a while, then you know we are unabashed taphophiles. There’s nothing we like more than music, art and film that has to do with death, especially historical practices around death. One of our

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SUKKUBUS…
Bernd Preiml Photography

Bernd Preiml is a photographer who creates rather than captures; his scenes are formed first in his mind, and then he meticulously recreates these dark and disturbing fantasies on film. The result is photography that stretches to the bounds of

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CVLT Nation Magazine
Digital Launch! Issue 1:
Seven Stories – Band Photography

We are so stoked that this day is here! We’ve been working on a new project here at CVLT Nation, and we’re proud to say that Issue 1 of CVLT Nation Magazine is now online! We’ve taken one of our

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Are there Monsters in Your Closet?
Arthur Tress’ Daymares

Emotions are never so acute as they are in childhood. Happiness is intoxicating and overwhelming, and fear is all-encompassing. Your imagination is so powerful, it drives your every waking minute. Nightmares become reality, because the line between the day life

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