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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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Books and Conversations

View this post on Instagram Ahh, so many lovely Black & Brown folks checking out self publishing & getting excited to make their own #zines ✨many thanks to @3dotzine for inviting us to table ✊🏾 . . . @devinnmorris @nontsimutiti @schomburglive #zinefair #zinefest #harlem #riso @endlesseditions #blkgrlswurld #blkcreatives #blackjoy #blkprint #blm #blacktranslivesmatter #punxofcolor #woc #qwoc […]

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Headbang Bootyshake #1!

Hi all! Wonderzoning here! Also known as the Editor of Blkgrlswurld Zine and Number II  in the, “Trifecta Studios”. (But we all know I’m the Number 1 Bootyshaker.)  On March 14th at the Masonic Temple in Detroit Michigan,  I saw the Bring Me the Horizon – The American Nightmare Tour. I wanted to share my […]

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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 […]

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#blkgrlswurld Coloring Book ;)

Click Here  to check out our 2016 Coloring Book- it’s free to download

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Album of the Week: Mariner

  How do you deal with an album that presents itself as not likely to ever be performed live? A musing I heard from Cult of Luna in a Spotify: Metal Talks interview, the long distance collaboration between Cult Of Luna  based in Sweden and Julie Christmas based in Brooklyn is a stellar pairing or […]

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NYC Summer Metal Line Ups

The Metal this summer season is heavy this year for the East Coast. I’m really bummed at all the great bands coming through like Deftones and Architects that I’ll miss during my August trip abroad, but I will be catching Manson and Slipknot at the beach 🙂 Plus Warped Tour is crazy heavy for 2016 […]

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Join Us at the Pioneer Works Zine Exchange

#Blkgrlswurld Zine will be sharing custom Zines at the Pioneer Works Zine Exchange in Brooklyn on May 13, 2016. Please consider bringing along your own DIY zines for the exchange, its one of the best parts of printmaking, trading amazing art with friends. See you there! Event runs May 13 from 7pm-10pm + many thanks […]