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Rehab Stories: Knives Through Hearts

By: Aramie Louisville Vas Art: Jessica Price Webb (after Edvard Munch) Last month, I entered a rehab center. It was everything you’d’ve expected it to be. Wait: what did you expect?! My bad; they are all so different. Ok. Let me start at the beginning. In April I left my current relationship and went to… Read more »

Doors Defender: John Densmore

  The news: The Doors are suing Kylie and Kendall Jenner for appropriating the famous Doors logo and their iconic lead singer’s image for the Jenner tee-shirt line… the horror! It is just the latest attempt to cash in on a guy who vowed not to sell out. That guy of course is Jim Morrison,… Read more »

Celebrating a Half Century of the Music of Frank Zappa

by Doc Jeffurious Higgason By the time Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention released their second album Absolutely Free in May of 1967, the group had already fixed itself as a strident, intelligent satirical mirror that reflected back the pretentious aspects of American pop culture. At that particular juncture in our history Zappa and… Read more »

Beat the Beatles

As we celebrate, incredibly to many of us, the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic Sgt. Peppers album, this June 2017, let’s take a step back from the point of view of a 60s survivor who is now IN his 60s. I was 12 years old at the start of 1964. It was… Read more »

Album Review: Ho99o9’s United States of Horror

  by: Kidman J. Williams Artist: Ho99o9 Album: United States of Horror Label: Deathkult Rating: 4.1 Ho99o9 is one of those mythical creatures that we call bands with talent. Much like the Unicorn or Bigfoot, we aren’t sure if they truly exist or ever did. True originality in a sea of mumble mouthed rappers looking… Read more »

10 Marvel Movie Heroes that Stan Lee DIDN’T Create

  by: Miguel Cima If you think Stan Lee is the most important name in comics – not so fast. First of all, there’s reason to question just how much credit he deserves for creating all those famous Marvel Comics superheroes (see Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko for that conversation). But more importantly, Lee stopped… Read more »