Prog-tinged heavy metal band Glass Divide has been tearing up Connecticut stages since 2014. Vocalist Mike De La Morte takes over this week’s installment of Show Me Your Patches with a bloody and brutal ode to his “Full Metal Jacket”… Look! There in the closet! It’s a ball-gag! It’s a baby photo! No! It’s the… Continue reading Show Me Your Patches: Glass Divide’s Mike De La Morte Presents The Full Metal Jacket!
Sleeping Village Reviews started off sharing in-depth music commentary on Instagram, recently adding a “brick and mortar” website as well. This week, The Administrator shares some patch love with AltCtrl…. I seldom get to show this thing off, so let me wax poetic for a moment. This jacket is quite young, considering, and patch collecting… Continue reading Show Me Your Patches: Sleeping Village Reviews
Jeff Apuzzo, vocalist of brutal Connecticut metal/hardcore outfit Dread These Days, shares a thoughtful ode to his battle vest… The editor suspects many readers will find his sentiment of “adulting on the outside and metal on the inside” highly relatable. My vest. Where do I even start?!? It’s the single piece of clothing that still… Continue reading Show Me Your Patches: Dread These Days
Bassist and frontman Nicolas Rocha of Los Angeles sludge band Deathkings shows us his patches…. The editor agrees, that backpatch is badass! My first patch on this vest was my Conan the Barbarian Thulsa Doom/twin-headed snake back patch. Anybody that knows me knows that love all things Conan! The one I travelled the farthest for would technically be… Continue reading Show Me Your Patches: Deathkings
Happy New Year, readers! 2018 saw the success of a guest column series called Nerd Talk, drawing bands from all over the globe to discuss their favorite books, movies, and video games. While Nerd Talk will continue, we will also try out a new guest column series: Show Me Your Patches, where we invite bands… Continue reading Show Me Your Patches: The Editor Takes Round One
Editor’s Note: This is the third and final installment of Vanessa’s Birding is So Metal series. If you enjoy this column, check out “Finding the Scene” and “Scene Etiquette.” I am no fashion plate. I’ve been known to wear the same pair of jeans for weeks, until they get up and walk themselves to the… Continue reading Birding is So Metal, Part III: The Fashion Scene
In the world of body piercing, I’m on the conservative end — just a couple sets of standard holes in the ears and nostril ring were all I ever wanted. I got my nosed pierced for five dollars at a mall ear piercing stand when I was seventeen, and that was the beginning and the… Continue reading FreshTrends Body Jewelry: Nose Rings Galore