Dark Divinity – NZ Metal Supergroup?

Already exploding in popularity in the New Zealand metal scene, Dark Divinity, released their first track November 11th 2017; and within the week the track saw features on both No Clean Singing, and Metal Abyss. Put together by Ian Moir, the drummer for Into Orbit, this first track also features Andy Woodd from the legendary … Continue reading “Dark Divinity – NZ Metal Supergroup?”

Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night

Heavy metal band Bulletbelt release ‘Cloak The Night’, the first single and music video from their 3rd album Nine Centuries. The video is out now via leading horror site Dread Central  (check it out below) and the audio is streaming now on BandCamp. The video was produced and directed by Aleksander Sakowski who states: “My goal … Continue reading “Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night”

10 Tips For Booking A Photographer

1. You Get What You Pay For  We have all seen the specials on social media. Mini shoots for $45 including all images. Glam sessions for $99 including 1 edited image and all the Raw files. They look too good to be true when you’ve just been quoted a $500 session fee don’t they? That’s because … Continue reading “10 Tips For Booking A Photographer”

What Lies Behind the Make-Up

Originally Published 01/04/17 Living Dolls Inc became a registered company in New Zealand; October 21st 2011, and from there it began to make headlines and attract considerable amounts of media attention. Sole director and fashion couturier Sophia Lee owned the majority of the company (75%) and among various fashion awards she was even recently listed as … Continue reading “What Lies Behind the Make-Up”

The Payback Project

Paybacks a bitch… or is it? An unfortunately large number of people in New Zealand have been left in the cold having paid for photoshoots that never happened, or have never received photos after months of trying to reclaim them, its become a stain on the industry but a team has come together to clean … Continue reading “The Payback Project”

Living Dead Rollers Nail-Biting Win

On Saturday 11th March Dead End Derby’s Living Dead Rollers took on Timaru’s Derby Dames in a nail-biting, edge of your seat performance. While both teams fought hard to the bitter end, the Living Dead Rollers, the top B team in New Zealand, took out the win 194-175. Following an unbeaten season in 2016, Living … Continue reading “Living Dead Rollers Nail-Biting Win”

Nocturness | The Bloodbath

Nocturness enters the stage carrying a candelabra that she holds before herself like an offering. The room is dark and hushed, and her skin, barely hidden by a few leather straps and duct tape across her nipples, glows in the candlelight. She’s a tall, striking woman, made taller by some incredible boots and the horns … Continue reading “Nocturness | The Bloodbath”

Horns & Hot Pants

Across the crowded car park of the Riccarton Working Men’s Club, a lone woman totters in 4 inch heels, the purple latex straps of her costume peeking out from under her coat. She’s headed towards the entrance of the 15th Christchurch Fetish Ball, and I follow her in. Inside the unassuming exterior, neon strobe lights … Continue reading “Horns & Hot Pants”

Cripple Mr Onion – A Brief History

Twenty years in the New Zealand metal scene, going up and down the country, Cripple Mr Onion will certainly leave their mark on NZ metal for years to come. Though the band was formed in Christchurch their origins begin in Dunedin where Mike ‘Fud’ Fudakowski and Andy Wood first met while both studying music. From … Continue reading “Cripple Mr Onion – A Brief History”

Creep: An Exhibition

Hosted by In Good Company Space, an artist workspace and gallery, on Cuba St in Wellington. Creep brings a variety of artists together across a variety of mediums to make an exhibit you would hate you miss. Crystal skulls, macabre imagery, a touch of Dali, and sacred geometry makes for a diverse display from artists; Izzy … Continue reading “Creep: An Exhibition”