Floyd
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Floyd

Filmmaker, cult movie record collector, playing in a variety of punk bands. Lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Diploid is a band that blends genre seamlessly to the point where it is hard for me to exactly define what it is they are doing between records. Their music is dynamic; switching from screeching black metal to hardcore/power-violence styled songs and even some soundscape, noise driven work. Their music is

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Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network. In 2013, he received a 20-year sentence for child pornography charges, but the full story is much more disturbing. I know when I was a kid, being around

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The story of the murder-suicide itself is more or less the same one that has been circulating on the internet for ages: at 4:30 in the morning on December 6, 1959, cardiologist Harold Perelson struck his sleeping wife Lillian in the head with a ball-peen hammer, leaving her to asphyxiate

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Kevin Rhea was the lead singer of the infamous hardcore band NASA Space Universe, a band whose lyrics often read more like a Philip K. Dick novel and who made a huge impact on the current state of American hardcore. Through sonic pulses and his ferocious screams, NSU takes us to another

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In the small towns and villages of Southeast Asia, a terrifying folklore burns like fire amongst the citizens. They call it Pontianak and it’s something I quickly learnt about during my trip. Introduced to me by a teenage boy – I quickly learnt this was something everyone knew about, and also

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The Silverwater Women’s Correctional Facility has one inmate that is like no other. In 2001, one of the most gruesome murders in the history of Australia occurred. Katherine Mary Knight was the first woman in Australia to be sentenced to life imprisonment, with her file marked “never to be released.”

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