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
via The Line Up Although British anatomists often hunted for fresh cadavers in the 15th century, it was only in the 18th century that the demand for bodies boomed. An explosion of new medical schools and rising requirements for students meant that there were not enough bodies to go around.
Photos: Szymon Kochański I’ve said it many times, but fuck it, I’ll say it again: we in the West have a very unhealthy relationship with Death. Although it comes to us all, we have been taught to fear it and avoid it at all costs. Just the mention of death, especially
Ghost stories have been with us since the beginning of our recorded history. Revenants make appearances in everything from Homer’s Odyssey to the Old Testament’s invocation of ghosts by the Witch of Endor. Examples of ancestor worship are evidence of the belief and efficacy of ghosts in early human history.
One of the sickest Death Rock/Post punk bands doing it right now is Chicago’s CEMETERY. I have been a fan since I heard their first demo, and with each release I grow to love them more and more. What really makes this band so special is their musical ambition, which might be
Chicago deathrock band Cemetery‘s debut LP, “Wind and Shadows,” started shipping April 1. Released on Mass Media Records, which is increasingly a one-stop shop for anything worthwhile coming out of the modern dark punk scene, the European version is set to be released on the UK’s Inflammable Material imprint. Cemetery