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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Brothers of the Sonic Cloth opened the day up on the main stage. Tad Doyle of grunge band Tad lays down heavy slabs of riff, not dissimilar to Yob. It’s a big opening to the day, even with a guitar string breakage Tad entertains the

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Are you ready for some more visual punishment? Well I am – I am really digging the EVOCATION of FLESH tumblr page. Every day they curate some of the sickest images when it comes to 70’s occult and BDSM. I love the whole retro vibe of the images they post, plus they are equal opportunity

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly play the first two shows of the day in the Het Patronaat. Each bringing their own blend of acoustic songs, its a chilled out way to begin the day. Both perform moving sets to a packed house.   With

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Saturday was the night I was looking forward to the most – I knew I’d get to see He Whose Ox is Gored from Seattle, Usnea from Portland and Power Trip from Austin Texas. He Whose Ox Is Gored is just a great band all around. They

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw   It’s finally that time of year again. What seems like an eternity is now upon us. Roadburn is a high point for many worshipers of the riff and its strange relations. A newly expanded 013 venue with more tickets meant more people adding to the unbridled

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Photos by Andy Roe // Text via Hull Daily Mail A nostalgic collection of images of people partying in Spiders nightclub in Hull in the 1980’s have been found in a cupboard. From quiffs that rival Danny Zuko’s to eyeliner that would champion the late David Bowie, in true Spiders style

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So what happens when one of your favorite photographers on the planet covers a kick ass fest? Well, the result is these amazing photos you are about to see that were taken by Angela Owens at this year’s Damaged City Fest in D.C. Her photos capture so much energy that it

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I write this with a heavy heart, because today I found out PRINCE passed away. The words below describe how much his music touched my life – he will live on through his music! The year was 1980; Soul Train had just ended and I decided to check out American Bandstand, which

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There was a time when photography was considered a medium for pleasing subjects. It was between the Victorian penchant for headless, spirit and post-mortem photography – which, to be fair, they did attempt to photograph in a pleasant, staged way – and the revolutionary artistic spirit of the 1960s. In

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This year marked Modified Ghost‘s first year as Vancouver’s most prolific metal promoter, and to celebrate the Modified Ghost Fest took over Vancouver over four insane days of brutally awesome shows! The first night took place at The Biltmore and was headlined by Misery Index, with support from Allegaeon, Baptists,

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Banner Photo By Peter Troest The man himself doesn’t need an introduction nor does his persona. I choose to focus on his despotic fascination for homemade costumes and “clothing” that he chooses to adorn himself with on stage for Mayhem, Void Ov Voices and Sunn O))). At one gig going as

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Weedeater is on a massive tour, complete with a roster of amazing musicians joining them – Lord Dying, Today is the Day and Author & Punisher. No brainer right??? Anyway, here’s a review of the show. Local doom/sludge/noise/band BOG opened up and really fucked shit up. They were loud and rowdy

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