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The Egyptian revival gates at Westminster Burial Grounds.

Walking north along Baltimore’s Greene Street towards Lexington Market, just outside the grounds of the University of Maryland, you might come across an Egyptian Revival gateway leading to a small burial ground nestled in a dense urban area of Baltimore’s downtown. Peering through this gate, you may glimpse a few

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On October 6, 1966 (aka ‘The Day of the Beast’ in psychedelic circles), California banned the possession of LSD. Two years later the law went nationwide. Mark McCloud did as anyone of vision might: he began buying loads of blotters, sheets of paper infused with LSD, for consumption. Eventually his

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PAN.THY.MONIUM instantly came to my mind and just played on and on at my recent visit to the Upland Home. A soon as I started down the driveway, “Dawn Of Dreams” was playing in my head – which was so fitting, it was a total ground breaking album, nothing up

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The time is very fucking nigh. According to the scientists who operate the Doomsday Clock, Iron Maiden were right, and we are now 2 minutes to Midnight. You’d think such an announcement would maybe make us all, oh, I don’t know, fucking do something – but no. Instead late stage

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In the mainstream world, many people try to paint the kind of imagery and music that we cover on CVLT Nation as evil or perverse. But in my reality, the video you are about to see about the official Jehovah’s Witnesses’ views on homosexuality and masturbation are creepy as fuck. It

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None Shall Defy!!! The mighty and often underrated album of all Metal and darkness. The year was 1987 when this was spawned upon the masses. Unfortunately, it never had any kind of proper promotion or recognition as did other important metal/ Thrash albums released that year (Anthrax/Dio/Black Sabbath/Metallica/Ozzy/Voivod/Exodus/Suicidal Tendencies/Twisted Sister/etc.).

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