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Text & Photos: Charles Nickles We began in the city, grumpy and overwhelmed with bodies, fighting off sense memories to hoist the flag high and march alongside the millions in righteous (if disproportionately white) solidarity. I ended in Brooklyn, wondering what the fuck the axe was doing on stage, how

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While teens in North America get their tongues pierced so they can give better oral sex (a ball on your tongue is not the key to that, btw) or just to annoy people, in countries like Malaysia, Singapore, India and Sri Lanka, Hindu devotees give up their tongues to Lord

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Looking at Kansuke Yamamoto’s photographs, it’s easy to overlook the fact that in creating these surreal images, he was risking imprisonment. In the mid-1950s, Japan was not a place that fostered creative expression – rather it cracked down on any artist who attempted to subvert the establishment and the government-sanctioned way

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When I look back at the Punk scene during the 80’s, I think of MRR – I have to give them respect for letting us see the scene from a global perspective. Without their scene reports, I would have never heard of bands like Tampere SS, Kaaos, Appendix, Riistetyt and

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Photos by Mathieu Vandekerckhove This is a message going out to all AMENRA fans: the recording of Mass VI has been completed. This band was snowed in in the Belgian Ardennes, where they worked with Billy Anderson on their new record coming out at the end of 2017 via Neurot

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Modified Ghost New Year’s Eve Show With Black Wizard, Black Breath, Hashteroid and Worse As someone who has spent way too much time behind a bar, I have to admit that few things get under my skin so much as the phenomenon of fake revelry. It’s basically common knowledge at

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