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Earlier this year, Sentient Ruin uncovered something harrowing coming from Chiba Prefecture of Japan: a hardcore band going by the absurd moniker of “Friendship” which indeed have absolutely nothing of friendly as they create music designed to dismantle the listener piece by piece and crush them by any means necessary. Friendship

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Public bathrooms sometimes remind me of Pre-Historic caves because of the way humans love to to leave their mark behind with graffiti, stickers or other sorts of scrawl. In certain places in NYC, like Max Fish, I loved taking a piss so I could stare at all of the tags

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The mysterious Japanese artist Namio Harukawa (born either 1932 or 1947 in Osaka) had a very clear niche market in mind for his erotic illustrations – facesitting and femdom enthusiasts. His beautifully drawn scenes all feature gorgeous, voluptuous women with their bottoms planted on tiny subservient men’s faces in a variety

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GALLHAMMER 2007 full set – no other words needed besides HEAVY!!!    

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kakuunohito or 架空の人 is the performance name of Japanese artist Yuichi Ikehata. Under the name kakuunohito, Ikehata creates images of decay and dismemberment that are stunningly gorgeous and unbelievably creepy. It’s as if the subjects are caught in a split second of spontaneous combustion; I can almost imagine the skin flying off

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Japan has always been famous for its fashion subcultures. Walk about Tokyo on the weekend and you’ll see the usual mash-up of lolita, rockabilly and cosplay enthusiasts. But look that little bit harder and you’ll also see the chino slacks, white vests and tattoos belonging to Japanese ‘Cholos’ – those who

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