Born in 1877, painter, printmaker and writer Alfred Kubin seems to have had a dark and tormented mind. He survived a suicide attempt at his mother’s grave at age 19, and the following year suffered a nervous breakdown after a year in the military. When he discovered the work of
There’s a certain artistic liberation that has spread since the early days of the internet. A global database where any prospective artist can build a cult following and influence other creators? Well it’s bound to nurture its very own cultural personality; a personality that is, perhaps, vastly more abstract, obtuse,
Darkadya is a multi-volume book series that focuses on dark, esoteric and occult artists across the globe. The series provides a high quality, physical platform for the artists to share and promote their works and is currently looking for new artists to feature. The book series is run by Haze,
Blink and you’ll miss it, but Hassan Amin recently appeared in a cover story on the mighty Converge. In the pages of the print scene stalwart Decibel, he spoke eloquently of the band’s legacy and impact. What caught me, however, was how he spoke of alienation, of chaos, of suffocating
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.).