Text and Photos by Charles Nickles Mono I fell out of love with swollen epochal guitar somewhere between the bass trap “experiment” and the day Girlie died. I know that’s a pretty wide swath of time but I can’t say for certain it was anything definitive that pulled me off the
Writing about the avant-garde means writing about limits and at the limits of meaning. It’s about confronting something that makes words tremble. It’s writing driven by an uneasiness that occurs when language confronts something unfamiliar. It’s writing that, for this very reason, typically results in abstraction, hyperbole and retreat. I’ll
This is fucking rad – our comrades GATECREEPER have just released UNLEASHED IN THE MIDDLE EAST (LIVE) which is going to be limited to 100 cassettes that can only be picked up on their upcoming tour with Pallbearer. It’s time to fucking head bang and dream about the day I get to
I know I’m not alone in saying that I spend [maybe too much] time on instagram…but every once in a while I stumble on something gold. For example, Punks.n.Plants, which as you may have guessed focuses on beautiful pictures of punks and plants. What I love about this is the juxtaposition of humans and nature.
This is video about the myth of slavery is pretty spot on and should be watched by all! So many misconceptions and so much misinformation has been disseminated about this subject, but this video gets down to the nitty gritty. Below you can see the points covered in this short film. Respect
The underground has always been a fertile, fecund place. While the topsoil of bedroom wall icons and their cheekbone legacies lie fallow if not forgotten, their seeds and spores have drifted on the wind and sprouted in innumerable places throughout the globe. And no scene seems more fertile and evergreen
A couple of weeks ago all hell broke loose in the Sun as the Manic Relapse fest took place in the Bay Area. Something about a bunch of punks going bonkers in the day time puts a smile on my face!!! We are so stoked our comrade roseman127 decided to share some
I had the opportunity to catch Brooklyn’s PAWNS at San la Muerte III fest last year in San Antonio. The band’s electric performance was one of the highlights of the multi-day event, captivating and galvanizing the audience with a sonic assault that was equal parts classic anarcho-punk and gothic rock. (PAWNS