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ArtIllustration

Juan Maeda is a Japanese bondage artist that was born in born in 1939, and he is well known for his intense illustration style. He worked on the graphic version of Oniroku Dan’s Flower and Snake in 1972. I love Maeda’s work because it’s full of drama, pain and beauty. Check out this killer collection

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CvltureHistory

Looking back and remembering the second world war, it’s hard to believe that such a conflict of mythic proportions had taken place. In a sense, it has a romantic way about it, with the allied forces coming together to put down the rise of the fascist Axis regimes that had festered

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In 1885, the Japanese woodblock artist Yoshitoshi created what would become one of the most influential early pieces of Japanese bondage art, The Lonely House on Adachi Moor. Based on a folktale about an onibaba (demon hag) who killed pregnant women to eat their fetuses, the piece is startling even

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CrustDis-beatMusic

Sweden might have Anti-Cimex and Japan might have Disclose, but Brazil has Besthöven, the one-man drunken army. And that’s saying a lot because Crust Punk usually isn’t the kind of music that spawns lasting bands, least of all one that plays and records non-stop for 20 years. Of course, listening

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Masquerade of Helsinki, Finland recently released a music video for their latest single “Russian Roulette”, a sneak peek of their upcoming second album Where Nobody Can Hear You Scream being released in the Fall of this year! The album will also feature previously released track “Too Depressed To Dance” and

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80s HardcoreHardcoreMusicPUNK

Krimewatch doesn’t fuck around. Their new and self-titled LP is just 12 minutes long and it’s not that they’re lazy, it’s just that they are immediate, serious and make us feel that what they have to say is important. The best part is that nothing here seems to make sense,

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