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Punk Fest & Zine Fair Recap

Holy shit! My sister and I have been dreaming about the opportunity to host an event for a few years now. A community of Black womxn moshing for Black joy and Black lives. Beautiful brown bodies moving to crazy metal music under the bright heat of a summer day. Having fun without a care in […]

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BlkGrl Book Tour Recap

I’ve been a zinester since 2014, toting my lil hand made books around to DIY events. We table and vend with fellow artists, often feeling like Lucy with her Psychiatric Help Stand, sharing with any who will listen the content of our books with passion and understanding. Some folks really don’t understand it, while some […]

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#Blkgrlswurld featured in Tom Tom Magazine :D

Yassss! Tom Tom is a magazine for female drummers and musicians, and we’ve been featured in their 31st issue! It’s based in NYC and it does so much great work inspiring women musicians and kicking serious ass in the rock scene. We are so honored they took an interest in our Black Girls Dreaming Coloring […]

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Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas Take Mariner to New Heights

I don’t recall exactly how I uncovered the album Mariner last year, a long distance collaboration between Swedish post-metal band Cult of Luna and local NYC vocalist, Julie Christmas. What I do remember is this seemingly brief album of 60 minutes transporting me to an ethereal wonderland of shadow shapes and misadventure. Across five tracks […]

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The Acacia Strain Deliver A Properly Heavy Summer

If you ever catch us on Instagram, you’ll know we’ve been headbanging at the heaviest NYC metal shows all summer. Much of it having to do with saying goodbye to our fav venue, Webster Hall, set to close for the next 18 months and less likely to book heavy music when it reopens. Another safe […]

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Music, Zines & Riso Machines

Phew! We spent the 1st four months of this year printing and editing new work and now we’re ready to share it with you \m/ this is the 1st year my sibs and I have Really dug deeply into the purpose of the zine and what inspires us to keep it going. Up until this […]

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Architects (UK) Add New Date To NYC Shows

Livenation details here | March 31 and April 1 at Gramercy Theater, NYC It’s been tentative for about 2 years whether or not the British metalcore band Architects would be able to tour the United States in promotion of their latest album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us. The health of the band’s creator, Tom […]

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Blkgrlswurld Podcast #1 – Mosh Pits, Braids and Eurotrips

What’s it like being black girls who love heavy music? Join the sisters of Blkgrlswurld Zine as we review our year in the metal scene while working on our crochet hair braiding skills. A recap of our month traveling from the UK to France this summer is also shared in the second half. Music provided […]

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Blkgrlswurld Autumn Edition 4.3 Now Online

She’s finally arrived, the latest edition can be found at the link below. This season’s book features artwork by Trifecta Studios and a short story we crafted during November’s National Novel Writing Month. Later this week on Dec. 15th, we’ll be reading from the book & performing a bit of music in Brooklyn at Pioneer […]

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Pushing Through The Pain for Trivium

When you’re as passionate about live music as I am, having an invisible illness can really put a damper on getting out to shows. That’s why it’s such a special moment when I find a band that’s worth the pain and hustle it can take to stand for hours in a hot and sweaty club […]