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When did I first see the art of Julie Bell? Most likely it was on late night TV while I was watching the Mid Night Flight, my gateway for everything underground during late 70s/early 80s. This was the place where you could see Heavy Metal magazine come to life. Bell’s work has

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Text and Photos by Charles Nickles aka Kidswinging   This morning I went to the gastroenterologist and after some very deliberate poking and prying learned that I was in urgent need of a colonoscopy because the pain in my ass is an enigma that requires two days of fasting, 64

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Photos & text by Abi Coulson Desertfest is a bit of a staple in any self-respecting UK doomer diary, yet this was my first experience of the 7 year old festival which has grown from strength to strength over the years to boast bigger and better line ups. Spread across

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via Lazerhorse Yōkai are a group of supernatural Japanese monsters, kind of similar to our notion of ghosts. The kanji (or symbol) that describes the Yōkai is made up of two other symbols meaning “bewitching; attractive; calamity” and “apparition; mystery; suspicious”. Sounds good already doesn’t it? The Yōkai have a

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Musician and poet Davey Bales of LA-based The Wraith (previously of Richmond, VA based bands Shadow Age and Lost Tribe) recently released issue three of his Dead Flowers poetry series! Accompanied by macabre black and white art, the 24-page zine showcases a solid collection of Davey’s best poems. This issue

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Formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, Levitation is a citywide celebration of psychedelic, hypnotizing music in all of its myriad forms. From Electric Wizard and DIIV to The Black Angels and Windhand, the 2018 lineup included as many heavy doom moments as it did lighter, more shoegaze ones. On Saturday

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