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Bewitched by the spirits of death metal and gothic doom.
"I would define magic as the purest form of love and joy and sharing it in a way that is intentional, that thrives."
Satanism and the occult have been found responsible for some of history's grizzliest murders.
Christian iconography has been appropriated by a ton of musicians lately, but Father Murphy does it right.
"Without pointy hats, we’re just old men with beards," says Oberon Zell-Ravenheart.
Before Haiti was catapulted into the news following the catastrophic earthquake in January that killed 230,000 people, it was mainly known for two things: Wyclef Jean from the Fugees and Voodoo.
Most performers have to span a gap between their public image and their private life, but Glenn Danzig has to jump between two distinct public versions of himself. Think of the disconnect between the cheesy camp of his Mother video and the lurid power...
In South Africa, they are balls deep in sangomas, or healers. For the most part these sangomas are legit herbalists. There are however a number of bad sangomas, known as baloyi, which are more like dark wizards.
Maggie is an artist and student in New York City.
Photos by Noah Sheldon, Styling by Jaclyn Hodes