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The Singing Ringing Tree of Drones

On the top of a hill in Burnley, Lancashire, UK, stands a musical sculpture. Made from different lengths of pipe, stacked with each layer shifting by 15 degrees. The blowing wind will play different chords – creating eerie drones. from the youtube description: “The collection of tubes makes the strangest

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Lake Medusa – turns animals to stone

Lake Natron in northern Tanzania calcifies animals after they are submerged in the water. The pH – between 9 and 10.5 – effectively turns the animals to stone as they dry out. Photographer Nick Brandt has taken the birds and bats found along the shore, posed them as if they

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Wyrd Sisters: Third Ear Band and Polanski’s MacBeth

Roman Polanski’s MacBeth is a dark film, even considering the source material. The first movie he made after his pregnant wife, Sharon Tate, suffered her fate at the hands of the Manson Family, MacBeth is a bloody affair. Polanski’s Scotland is dark, muddy, foggy, rainy, and cold. The film bears

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Le Loyon: A decade of wandering the woods with the mysterious stranger

For over a decade a mysterious man in a dark cloak, boilersuit, and gas mask has wandered the woods of Switzerland. Recently, someone snapped a photograph: More info HERE

Weird Shit From Old Metal Magazines #2

The following images were scanned from METALSCENE USA VOL1. No5 June 15/July31 1988. I consider this to be a nice piece of heavy metal ephemera! The magazine consists of the cockiest of cock rock mixed up with early death and thrash metal. As you can see the advertising is priceless.

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Weird Shit From Old Metal Magazines #1

Before the interwebs, “High tech” was playing Galaga at your local arcade…And…Shopping for music/merchandise looked like this.. Scanned from POWER METAL NOVEMBER 1988 ISSUE Check out those swastika earrings!? I’d like to think we’ve come a long way since the 80’s.

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