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”

The Death Do Us Part Danger Show

A thrilling evening of death defying stunts, hypnotic body movement, and one man and his balls. The Death Do Us Part Danger Show is selling out across New Zealand. Daring couple Charlie & Rachel Atlas have come all the way from the U.K. bringing Bald With Balls (Sweden), and Australia’s own human heatwave Jacqueline Furey. … Continue reading “The Death Do Us Part Danger Show”

The Madhouse II – Victorian Sins: Gallery

Altearoa’s second annual Madhouse Variety Show! Bringing together a mix of freak, circus, dance, and burlesque! Featuring: Ruby Ruin (Mistress of Ceremonies) Dr. Von Mannschaft Ruby Rocket Aralyn of TribalDiva Mythical Haze Chelsea Sugar Major Kataclysm & Willoughby Tawdry With Special Thanks to Prize Sponsors The Jolly Octopus Tattoos & Piercings Tribal Diva Belly Dance … Continue reading “The Madhouse II – Victorian Sins: Gallery”

Interview with State of Malice

Interview recorded on 24/09/16 with Angus Forbes (Vocals), Duncan Bonfield (Guitar), Ben Kirk (Bass), Shaun Cheesman (Drums). Missing: Tristan Clegg (Guitar) HOW DID STATE OF MALICE GET STARTED? DUNCAN While we went to school with each other and knew each other through that. We started as a cover band, mainly Lamb of God covers, and playing at piss-ups … Continue reading “Interview with State of Malice”

Sigilia with Community State, & Inexile

Show 5th November 2016 at Churchills Live An unfortunately small turn out likely due to people taking in the fireworks displays for Guy Fawkes. Coupled with some apparent odd choices for line-up there was some room for improvement as far as planning goes. Inexile had the tough job of opening the show with a very … Continue reading “Sigilia with Community State, & Inexile”

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”

SusCon Australasia 2015 – Willow Noir, & Tawdry Trainwreck

Spinning Beam Suspension with Willow Noir, & Tawdry Trainwreck SusCon Australasia 2015 Organised by Skindependent Suspension in Christchurch. A suspension is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just prior to the actual suspension. Suspension Conventions have been occurring all … Continue reading “SusCon Australasia 2015 – Willow Noir, & Tawdry Trainwreck”

Chaos & Mayhem Tour

Chaos & Mayhem Tour, Christchurch 18th June 2016 The final show of The Chaos & Mayhem Tour saw a good night of local rock down at Churchills Live. With Ashburton’s Couger Lounge, Timaru’s The Emissions, and Christchurch’s own Smokin’ Voodoo it made for a fairly diverse line up. Featuring an odd mix of covers and originals at $5 … Continue reading “Chaos & Mayhem Tour”