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80s HardcoreFeaturesPhotography

Karen O’Sullivan wasn’t worried about going up. That’s why in the early 80s she went from Manhattan’s Upper West Side to the Lower East Side. She then started to photograph the burgeoning scenes of Hardcore Punk and Hip Hop. Most of her stuff has remained virtually unsung documentation, so all

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Tour Dates

The heavily 80s inspired Holygram, who released their sophomore album Modern Cults last month, are touring North America right now with VNV Nation! You really don’t want to miss these guys– hailing from Cologne, Germany, Holygram combines dancey coldwave with krautrock and shoegaze elements for a very big sound. Dark and

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FeaturedMusicPUNKRaw PunkThrash

Wendy O Williams was born 1949 in Rochester, NY, her true initials actually being WOW for Wendy Orleans Williams. Seemingly born rebellious, she had her first run in with the law age 15, arrested for sunbathing nude. Leaving school before graduating, her schoolmates and teachers recalled Williams as a “shy

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IndustrialMusicMusic Videos

Portland’s gothic industrial festival was originally founded in 2007. This year, 18 incredible goth/industrial and related bands are taking over Paris Theater for 3 action packed nights from Friday, August 10th to Sunday, August 12th. You’re probably already familiar with several of the headlining bands, many of which got their

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Death RockFeaturedMusicReviews

The Secret Light are one of Portland’s hidden gems among the slew of endless goth bands it consistently breeds. Featuring members of The Xploding Boys, they have an experienced electronic sound to them. I recently had the privilege of experiencing them live at Dave Cantrell’s Songs From Under the Floorboard Showcase

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FeaturedMusicPost-PunkReviews

Drab Majesty, for those who aren’t aware, is an ethereal, intergalactic postpunk band created by gender neutral human Deb Demure of L.A. They’ve come a long way since releasing an initial four-track cassette in 2012, most notably with the release of their first LP Careless in 2015 and their collaboration

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