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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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Bringing In The Asexual New Year

Dec. 31, 2016 I’m outside the Harlem Target store loading up my new kitchen appliances when suddenly a little old lady approaches me. With a smile across her face she exclaims,  “Ah! Bringing in the new year with a fresh start eh?” I shrug bashfully, “Sure, sure.” She nods knowingly, “I gave up new year […]

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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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Making Simple Hardcover Books At Home

Making handmade books is a great way to present your work and we’ve found it a calming craft to keep our hands busy. There are many traditional bookmaking styles out there to ensure your book or journal remains archival and well bound – standing the test of time. This tutorial will be a faster version, […]

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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 […]

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#blkgrlswurld reports from New Orleans this Halloween

Nothing is more metalcore than Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, remember Atreyu’s album The Curse? 🙂 Stay tuned for a special report from the Vampire Lestat Coronation Ball, in New Orleans, hosted by the Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club (which is older than me! lol) The evening is set to be a true celebration as […]