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Pre-Order Our Summer Zine

Ahh, it’s crazy y’all. We tried a new printer this time and we are so pleased with the bright colors and glossy pics. Only did a short run of 30 copies for now but we’ll probably print more for live events as the season kicks off. Keeping our prices under $10 for the youth so […]

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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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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 Coloring Book ;)

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

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Your Voice Matters: Register To Vote

This is quick reminder from all of us at #Blkgrlswurld Zine to please register to vote so that you can participate in the November U.S. Presidential election. If you notice ads or billboards telling you its too late or that you may not qualify, IGNORE them – double check with the offices that know for […]

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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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Album of the Week: THRICE

“To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere” was released earlier this month by Thrice and here at #Blkgrlswurld we can’t stop playing it.

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Architects New Album Out Today for U.S.A.

I’m so proud of the Architects guys for releasing their latest album ‘All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us’ today in the States. They are the last band from my college days that I personally supported as a fan and fellow musician. In earlier days of the Midwest metalcore scene, it was common for bands to […]

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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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A #Blkgrlswurld Guide to NYC Theatres

This month we’re kicking off a 3 part series that offers you a tour of Manhattan’s best venues for live music, theater, dance and more. When you’re going to commit $100 to a Broadway musical or ballet, you don’t want to leave your seating choice to chance. I’ve made it my business to document every […]