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The Guide to Getting into Electric Wizard
Gaze into the depths of the Dorset stoner doom titans' hazy catalogue, and marvel at what awaits as you descend into the Crypt of the Wizard.
Jaguar Is Keeping the Spirit of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal Alive
Guitarist Gary Peppard tells us all about Bristol band's wild early days, the joy of playing fast, and their new vinyl reissue of 'Power Games.'
Pagans, Lost Sailors, and Grieving Widows: The Weird History of Hot Cross Buns
The fruity, butter-smothered buns are as essential to Easter eating as Creme Eggs and overcooked lamb, but their origins span way beyond the religious festival.
Italy Celebrates Christmas by Eating a Shit-Tonne of Delicious Seafood
The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a centuries-old tradition that originated in Southern Italy. Expect stuffed lobster tails, baked eel, crabs, fresh oysters, tuna carpaccio, and calamari.
A Brief History of Drunken British Sailors
Until July 31, 1970, bracingly strong overproof rum was a vital part of the fabric of the British Navy—rationed, used as a currency, and a veritable way of life.
A Conversation with the 'Neo Naturists' – the Artists Who Celebrate the Naked Body By Getting Naked
The art collective are the subject of a new retrospective, so we got in touch with two founding members to talk about streaking down the King's Road, drunk students and the 1980s club scene.
A Look at Alasdair McLellan's New Book About Palace Skateboards
The photographer spent seven years documenting the Palace Wayward Boys Choir and just put all his photos into a book, 'The Palace'.
Essex Has a Much More Radical History Than You'd Think
Talking to Crass's Penny Rimbaud and the curator of the year-long "Radical Essex" exhibition about the county's history of political agitation and utopian living experiments.
Retracing the Roots of British Sound System Culture
We spoke to reggae historian John Masouri ahead of a new photo exhibition looking back at ska, dub, calypso and dancehall sound systems in the UK.
Exploring the History of Italy's Experimental 'Radical Discos'
In the late-1960s, radical Italian architects way ahead of their time built conceptual clubs that catered to the emerging counterculture movement in the country. But a decade after the movement started, it faded into obscurity.
Visionary Director Alex Cox on Joe Strummer, Punk and Getting 'Blacklisted' By Hollywood
We spoke to the director of <i>Repo Man</i> and <i>Sid and Nancy</i> about his career and the new film he's crowdfunding.
Yakuza, Pills and Rave: An Interview with One of Britain's Most Notorious Drug Smugglers
Speaking to Howard Marks about the buzz of trafficking, his dalliance in Ibiza's ecstasy trade and coming to terms with his cancer diagnosis.