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PUNK BLACK Brings the ATL Scene to NYC

We first discovered the PUNK BLACK collective on Instagram a couple years back. Instagram has become a great repository of 15-30 sec clips of underground music captured in real-time from all over the globe. When I saw these little snippets of this Atlanta, Georgia based community moshing and rocking out in Cosplay – I sensed […]

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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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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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Zine Fair at MoMA PS1 Music Fest, March 26th

MoMA PS1 and Other Music Present Come Together: Music Festival and Label Market Sunday, March 26th, 2017 12PM-6PM Coming up next week, #Blkgrlswurld Zine will join the Zine tables lead by Suffragette City art collective at the record label fair taking place during the music fest. Both labels and zinesters will be selling underground wares full of indie funk and […]

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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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Metal #throwback

DEFTONES killin’ it

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#Blkgrlswurld @ Brown Paper Zine Fair Jan. 28-29, 2017

#Blkgrlswurld ZINE will be selling our latest editions and coloring books Jan, 28-29th, 2017 at the Brown Paper Zine and Small Press Fair for Black and PoC Artists. The free event takes place at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA). Details below. MoCADA (80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY) – 1st and 4th Floors […]

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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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Words of the Week

A lot has happened in the U.S.A over the last 7 days. Below are some glossary terms that may help us to navigate the sea of bias news articles flooding our media feeds. Dem·a·gogue ˈdeməˌɡäɡ/ noun noun: demagogue; plural noun: demagogues a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather […]