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Vancouver’s an interesting place. Having earned the moniker “no fun city” as a result of the red tape that’s ever-increasingly difficult to circumnavigate, it’s refreshing when established conventions are challenged by something that sprouts up from the underground. Independent, DIY spaces typically don’t last long – I could run you

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Kate C. – aka CarrionKate – is an artist/musician from Oakland, CA, who, when not working as an Elementary Educator, riding bikes, reading science fiction, making vegan food, being outdoors in the beautiful wilderness of Northern California with their dog, or at local punk/metal shows, likes to decorate animal skulls. Kate has been doing

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How much UNITY does the Vancouver Punk scene have? Loads – this is why from June 9th-12th, the HAVE A GOOD LAUGH FEST will be taking place in this awesome city! CVLT Nation would like to salute everyone who is making this a reality…the line up is beyond UNREAL – peep the interview

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Enamel pins are the shit. They’re an easy way to DIY your clothing, unlike the laborious studding/patch-sewing/leather-painting of the past (and present). I’m not being facetious – even though I am a rabid studder/sewer/painter of clothing for my entire family, I also like to just pop a rad pin on my jacket

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It’s April, and that means that Christmas is around the corner! I have actually met people who shop for Christmas all year round in order to have a huge stash of cheap stuff to give people when the end of the year finally rolls around. As with so much of

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From March 31st until April 2nd, 2016, Portland was on fire with some of the best Darkwave and Post-punk from around the world. Mainlined by Dave Cantrell, a post-punk zealot and former UK resident that hosts a radio show entitled Songs From Under The Floorboard on local Portland station XRAY FM that showcases

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Looking around today, I see so much that I can’t get down with. So I decided to look back into the past and put together another in the Portraits of… series – this one’s Berlin Punk Culture From The ’80s! Looking at these photos gives me hope, in the sense that

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Angel Heart Tee – 1st Press Now in Stock! CVLT Nation is always looking for new ways to create, and now we’re pleased to announce the birth of DEATH CVLT, a series of hand-screened, limited edition tees made in our own HQ. These tees will be limited to 13 individually

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When I saw these creepy as fuck zombie coffee mugs, I knew I had to share them with our readers! These handmade ceramic mugs  are created by Kevin “Turkey” Merck, aka Turkey Merk Pots, and are bad to the bone! These are the kind of works of art that I want to

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Leather, Studs, Spikes, Paint, Imagination and loads of Passion are at the foundation of creating a sick Punk Jacket (Good taste in music is also Key). Since the early 80’s, I have been a fan of all of the hard work that goes into creating these kinds of statement pieces.

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Since starting this webzine, I’ve delved into some of my more macabre and outsider interests. One practice that fascinates me is the extreme body modifications – they push the boundaries of what aesthetics are acceptable in society, and sometimes even what is acceptable for human beings. As body modification has

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I can’t front, my fascination with crust pants started in 1983, because I had older heads around me who had killer pants. While living in San Francisco during the 80′s, I started expressing myself with a needle & thread, but I really made my raddest pair in the early 2000′s.

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