Wil Cifer
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Wil Cifer

Wil spouts his thoughts and theories on metal / goth/ post-punk/ and darker indie rock on blogs like Abysmal Hymns,No Clean Singing, Geekinthings, Treblezine etc...
He is very passionate about horror movies, comic books, the occult and Morrissey , though David Bowie will live on in his heart forever

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Dead Register’s 2018 album Captive made some of my top ten lists and is still in regular rotation. Today we’re lucky to be premiering the video for the song “Ender” from that album. To coincide with this premiere, I caught up with the band to gain insight into the making

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MusicPost-Punkshoegaze

Much like post-punk, shoegaze can find itself looking backwards to preserve the sounds of yesteryear. Drinking deeply of nostalgia in order to capture said sound, songwriting can suffer. Shoegaze works off nostalgia half the time and drugs the other. For the new bands trying to pick up the torch, the

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When we think of “gay” in terms of metal – if it is not being used in an unflattering context – it is referring to one of four or so musicians (sorry, but King’s X is not metal). Does that seem like a small percentage of metal musicians? Yes, though

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Noe’s body of work speaks for itself. It also sets the bar pretty high considering the beautiful yet confrontational nature of “I Stand Alone,” “Irreversible,” “Into the Void” and “Love.” His latest film combines the intense sexual tone of “Love” with the drugs gone wrong theme of “Into the Void.”

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ArtBizarreCvlturePhotography

What better way to celebrate a pagan fertility holiday than the south east’s largest fetish convention . Atlanta’s Frolicon pulls people from all over the east coast as I had friends coming in from as far as New York. The party started on Wednesday as people checked into their rooms.

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CvltureSocial Justice

Bi-polar disorder looked like everyone else I had known with it and not me, Then I was diagnosed with bi-polar 2. I began taking medication for depression for ten years previous , but it is common for manic symptoms to go undiagnosed for over a decade . In today’s world

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