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01. Exhibits
Arts
SOFA 2015

The letting go of the inner ego, SOFA 2015

02. History
Cultures
The Scottish Crown, the Protestant Church, and Witch Trials

The Scottish Crown, the Protestant Church, and Witch Trials

03. Agenda
Events
The Madame Tussaud’s Notorious Chamber of Horrors

The Madame Tussaud’s Notorious Chamber of Horrors

04. Critical
Reviews
‘Between Two Worlds’ (‘Der Müde Tod’) Review

‘Between Two Worlds’ (‘Der Müde Tod’) Review

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& Sale
05. Featured
Articles
Goth Subculture and Fashion Style in Subcultural Theories

Goth Fashion Style in Subcultural Theories

The Artist’s Cultural Fashions and History of Religions

The Artist’s Cultural Fashions and History of Religions

Issues of the Witchcraft Phenomenon in the Renaissance

Issues of the Witchcraft Phenomenon in the Renaissance

06. Trending
Music
The Tradition of Drinking to Death in Finnish Metal Lyrics

The Tradition of Drinking to Death in Finnish Metal Lyrics

Black Metal and the United Kingdom Popular Press

Black Metal and the United Kingdom Popular Press

The Defilement and Profaned Symbols in Extreme Metal

The Defilement and Profaned Symbols in Extreme Metal

The Becomings of Satanist Musicianship Through Black Metal

The Becomings of Satanist Musicianship Through Black Metal

Black Metal, Satanism, Evil, and the Essence of all Darkness

Black Metal, Satanism, Evil, and the Essence of all Darkness

A Genre of Paradoxes and Dichotomies of Extreme Metal

A Genre of Paradoxes and Dichotomies of Extreme Metal

Heavy Metal, and Cultural Markers for the End of the Century

Heavy Metal, and Cultural Markers for the End of the Century

History of Traditional Folk Metal and the Circle of Influence

History of Traditional Folk Metal and the Circle of Influence

Opinions
& Views
Kariwa

Kariwa to bestow their novel video ‘Metal-É’, this Friday

Carach Angren unique lyrical single, ‘This Is No Fairytale’

Fields Of The Nephilim returns with a ‘Prophecy’

Thyrgrim releases live footage while invading studio

Videos
& Audios
Rock
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07. Exhibitions

Art exhibitions and other Performances

Ester Segarra and Zbigniew M. Bielak Exhibition

Ester Segarra and Zbigniew M. Bielak cryptic mindset

After travelling across London, the United Kingdom and waiting around for some time outside the entrance…

Contemporary Gothic: The Grotesque and Artificial Corpses

Contemporary Gothic: The Grotesque and Artificial Corpses

Gothic grotesque has become so pervasive precisely because it is so apposite to the representation of…

Promethean Desires: Historiography of Victorian Sexuality

John Martin and the Promethean Theatre of Subversion

Max Adams, looks at the art of John Martin and how in his epic landscapes of apocalyptic scale one can see…

The Madame Tussaud’s Notorious Chamber of Horrors

The Madame Tussaud’s Notorious Chamber of Horrors

The Chamber of Horrors was one of the attractions at Madame Tussauds in London, being an exhibition of…

Reviews
& Articles
‘Dangerous Bodies’: Historicising the Gothic Corporeal

‘Dangerous Bodies’: Historicising the Gothic Corporeal

In this ambitious and comprehensive tome, ‘Dangerous Bodies’ engages with the…

Rediscovering Horror: From Graveyard Poetry to Popular Culture

Rediscovering Horror: From Graveyard Poetry to Popular Culture

‘Horror: A Literary History’, edited by Xavier Aldana Reyes, is divided into seven chapters which function as…

European Nightmares: The Horror Cinema in Europe Since 1945

European Nightmares: The Horror Cinema in Europe Since 1945

One of the goals of European Nightmares is to oppose to the “old” Dollarshorror label with a more…

Festival Rock al Parque Opening Taken to the Extreme

Festival Rock al Parque Opening Taken to the Extreme

The first day of Festival Rock al Parque came as a punch in your face full of extreme sounds and mosh…

Dark Tranquillity Memorable Performance at Festival Rock al Parque

Dark Tranquillity Performance at Festival Rock al Parque

Despite the unworthy contention caused by overall attendees, musicians and media press, Colombian…

Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop gives Bogotá an electric performance

Iggy Pop delivered an incredible show on Thursday October 6th at the Royal Center in Bogotá, Colombia treating…

Recent
& Covered
Corvin Castle of Hunedoara, Transylvania, Romania

A visitor’s guide to Corvin Castle, Transylvania, Romania

Gothic Art Architecture, Painting, Sculpture Across Europe

Gothic Art Architecture, Painting, Sculpture Across Europe

The Beginning of the Gothic Architectural Art in the Twelfth-Century

Romanesque Saxon Churches In Medieval Transylvania

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Sites

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Graphic Novels for Publishing

We endeavour to print graphic novels for thought readers, those who prefer to challenge their minds, who have a sophisticated understanding of both visual arts and literary, cultural concepts, but ultimately, readers that sincerely appreciate personal expression unfettered by uncritical use of cliché with an ongoing commitment to high-quality printed storylines, in a bold format.

12. Inside
Comics
Spawn: The Creator and Creature Collective Redemption

Spawn: The Creator and Creature Collective Redemption

Vertigo Digital Aesthetic Redefinition of Comic Books

Vertigo Digital Aesthetic Redefinition of Comic Books

The Phenomenal Lovecraftian Prestige in Hellboy’s Abstraction

The Phenomenal Lovecraftian Prestige in Hellboy’s Abstraction

‘Baltimore: The Red Kingdom’ twists the knife

A Goth in White: Safety and Identity in the Shadows

A Goth in White: Safety and Identity in the Shadows

The Fiction of Feminine Desires: The Mother Goddess

The Fiction of Feminine Desires: The Mother Goddess

Entitled to Hunger: Frederick Douglass and the Famine Irish

Entitled to Hunger: Frederick Douglass and the Famine Irish

Gothic-Grotesque of ‘Haunted’: Joyce Carol Oates’s Abjections

Gothic-Grotesque of ‘Haunted’: Joyce Carol Oates’s Abjections

13. Books
Readings

AEXPO

14. International Competition for Cultural Arts

Join with us to help celebrate one decade of existence with the awards and events premiere.

Announcing Careers Launch; Resistance Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Announcing the Call to Entries for Creative Artisans

Call to Entries for Creative Artisans

AExpo Literary Competition: Call for Entries

AExpo Literary Competition: Call for Entries

15. Press
& Media

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Lifestyle

From Anti-Social Tattoos to Self-Adornment Deviances

From Anti-Social Tattoos to Self-Adornment Deviances

Neo-Victorian Tattooing in a Most Sincere Fashion, Darker and Richer

Neo-Victorian Tattooing in a Most Sincere Fashion…

Tattooing, Tattoo Collectors and Tattooists as Deviants

Tattooing, Tattoo Collectors and Tattooists as Deviants

Body Modifications: Cultural Construction of the Inscribed

Body Modifications: Cultural Construction of the Inscribed

07. Culture

historical, and critical approaches

The Neo-Gothicism in ‘Dracula’, and ‘Ripper Street’ Television Series

The Neo-Gothicism in ‘Dracula’, and ‘Ripper Street’ Television Series

Both neo-Gothicism and vampirism elide past and present, life and death, and shadow and substance — which…

Monsters in Culture: Folklore and Horror Movies

Monsters in Culture: Folklore and Horror Movies

A way to differentiate the horror films from the other film genre is the presence of monsters…

Adapting the Cannibal: The Gothic Essence of Hannibal Lecter

Adapting the Cannibal: The Gothic Essence of Hannibal Lecter

Hannibal Lecter became an icon of an elegant, intelligent evil that is able to possess both primitive features…

Beginnings and Bloodlines of Vampires and Revenants

Beginnings and Bloodlines of Vampires and Revenants

Of the particular vampire fiction that has, in the last 1960s, crossed over into film and subsequently redefined…

Aftergothic: Consumption, Machines, and Black Holes

Aftergothic: Consumption, Machines, and Black Holes

Supernatural demons, natural forces (passion, guilt, sexuality), and most recently technological powers have…

From Gothic Girl to the Iron Maiden: How Liv Boeree Made Poker Engaging

From Gothic Girl to the Iron Maiden: How Liv Boeree Made Poker Engaging

Britain has a new Iron Maiden to worship in 2019. 34-year-old Olivia “Liv” Boeree has become one of the most popular…

“Do not Look... or it Takes You”: The Games of Horror Vacui

“Do not Look… or it Takes You”: The Games of Horror Vacui

The aesthetic concept of horror vacui describes aspects of this obsession. Horror vacui is the fear of…

Games
& Vices
Theater
& Plays
Investing in the Aesthetics of Horror as a Theatrical Genre

Investing in the Aesthetics of Horror as a Theatrical Genre

The theatre is certainly no stranger to gruesome, frightening, and disturbing moments of horror…

No Exit for a Dead Body: What to do With a Scripted Corpse?

No Exit for a Dead Body: What to do With a Scripted Corpse?

In dramatic plays when Macbeth kills young Seyward on the field of battle, and Shakespeare…

The Theatre Historian in the Mirror and Transformation of Space

The Theatre Historian in the Mirror and Transformation of Space

During the past few years, a rising chorus of voices have begun to address the new theatre…

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01. Special
Edition
Bloody Serial Killers of History’s Worst Murder Sprees

Bloody Serial Killers of History’s Worst Murder Sprees

This article discusses how serial killers do not resemble those we see in cinema or literary works. In truth, the percentage of female serial killers has been...

The Vile Atrocities of Blood Countess Erzsébet Báthory

The Vile Atrocities of Blood Countess Erzsébet Báthory

Countess Erzsébet Báthory continues to draw the interest of historians, critics, artists, and in the process, one could argue, the victimising of...

‘Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural’

‘Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural’

‘Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural’ is an attempt to explain, as accurately and in the simplest terms as one can...