Alternative Weddings

May 22, 2020

Karen and Steven’s real Melville Castle til death alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share with our readers in the issue. Here’s a more in depth view of Karen and Steven’s Melville Castle til death alternative wedding photographed by Devlin Photos.

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New Issue

April 27, 2020

The Spring 2020 Issue

The Spring 2020 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Alissa Barrett photographed by Jennifer Link Photography on the cover, Kat Williams of Rock N Roll Bride, The Birthday Massacre, Blitz Vega, Necessary Evil, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

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Alternative Weddings

May 18, 2020

Terri-Sian and Stewart’s real Bride of Frankenstein alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share with our readers in the issue. Here’s a more in depth view of Terri-Sian and Stewart’s Bride of Frankenstein wedding photographed by Devlin Photos.

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Current

May 9, 2020

Subculture Music in the Time of the Pandemic

Daniel Graves of industrial pop band Aesthetic Perfection, goth pop band WINGTIPS, and dark pop sorceress Roniit shared with Auxiliary what changed for them when the pandemic called for us all to stay inside, what they are doing, and what supporters can do for artists today.

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Emerging

May 15, 2020

Totenwald is Punk for a New Cold World

An introduction to dark punk band Totenwald, one of the artists interviewed for our Spring 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup.

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Alternative Weddings

May 15, 2020

Nina and Jack’s real pink sequined alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share. Here’s a more in depth view of Nina and Jack’s pink sequined wedding.

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Auxiliary Online Content

February 10, 2020

The Oak Tweed Hooded Scarf by Celtic Fusion Design is our Must featured item for Winter

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Winter 2019 Issue. Here is an expanded look at the keeping warm for winter item from our featured designer Celtic Fusion Design.

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Podcast Spotlight

February 3, 2020

The Cemetery Confessions podcast delivers a community discussion across borders

We interview those behind the podcast Cemetery Confessions which tackles deep discussions of the goth community.

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In Attendance

December 16, 2019

Bauhaus Reunion

Bauhaus made their final appearance of a limited-date reunion tour in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Palladium and Azam Ali opened for Bauhaus on this final night. We were lucky to catch the show!

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Auxiliary Online Content

July 17, 2019

Glow fashion editorial featuring TOTEM Boutique

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Summer 2019 Issue. Glow fashion editorial featuring women’s raver and burner fashions by TOTEM Boutique photographed by Lush Light Photography.

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The Oak Tweed Hooded Scarf by Celtic Fusion Design is our Must featured item for Winter

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Winter 2019 Issue. Here is an expanded look at the keeping warm for winter item from our featured designer Celtic Fusion Design.

Auxiliary Dark Magician Style goth look inspired by The Magicians

Dark Magician Style feature is a little whimsy mixed with academic properness

Auxiliary Online Content from the Style feature in the Winter 2019 Issue. A closer and more detailed look at our “Dark Magician style” very much inspired by the TV show The Magicians.

Glow fashion editorial featuring TOTEM Boutique

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Summer 2019 Issue. Glow fashion editorial featuring women’s raver and burner fashions by TOTEM Boutique photographed by Lush Light Photography.

Auxiliary Magazine Killstar Sporty Collection

Killstar Sporty Collection

Alternative clothing and lifestyle brand Killstar recently launched their 2017 activewear line Sporty providing a sea of black sportswear in occult prints, fishnets paneling, and strappy pentagram details.

Totenwald is Punk for a New Cold World

An introduction to dark punk band Totenwald, one of the artists interviewed for our Spring 2020 Issue Emerging band lineup.

Auxiliary Pandemic Impact on Subculture Music Aesthetic Perfection

Subculture Music in the Time of the Pandemic

In three separate interviews, Daniel Graves of industrial pop band Aesthetic Perfection, goth pop band WINGTIPS, and dark pop sorceress Roniit shared with Auxiliary Magazine what changed for them when the pandemic called for us all to stay inside, what they are doing, and what supporters can do for artists today.

Bauhaus Reunion

Bauhaus made their final appearance of a limited-date reunion tour in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Palladium and Azam Ali opened for Bauhaus on this final night. We were lucky to catch the show!

Substance 2019

Substance was a two-day festival in Los Angeles held at the historic Los Angeles Theatre on the 1st and 2nd of November with Gary Numan and Boy Harsher as respective headliners.

Karen and Steven’s real Melville Castle til death alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share with our readers in the issue. Here’s a more in depth view of Karen and Steven’s Melville Castle til death alternative wedding photographed by Devlin Photos.

A Contributor Spotlight on photographer Saryn Christina

Get to know our contributors better with our Contributor Spotlights, this time we are focusing on photographer Saryn Christina.

A Contributor Spotlight on our Associate Editor Elizabeth Rhodes

Get to know our contributors better with our Contributor Spotlights, this time we are focusing on our associate editor Elizabeth Rhodes.

Terri-Sian and Stewart’s real Bride of Frankenstein alternative wedding

In our Spring 2020 Issue we interviewed the force behind Rock N Roll Bride, Kat Williams! She helped pick some amazing real alternative weddings to share with our readers in the issue. Here’s a more in depth view of Terri-Sian and Stewart’s Bride of Frankenstein wedding photographed by Devlin Photos.

Auxiliary Magazine Behind the Scenes of our Fall 2017 Beauty Photoshoot

Behind the Scenes of our Fall 2017 Beauty Picks and Runway to Vanity Photoshoot

Take a look behind the scenes of our Fall 2017 Issue beauty photoshoot with Beauty Editor Elizabeth Rhodes, photographer Saryn Christina, and makeup artist Akiko Yamakawa.

The Auxiliary Awards Best Makeup Artist of 2016 Makeup Vamp

Makeup Vamp winner of Best Makeup Artist of 2016

Makeup Vamp won our Best Makeup Artist of 2016 award and we talked with her about the past, 2016, and the future.

Behind the scenes of our Spring 2017 Beauty Picks photoshoot featuring Makeup Geek

Behind the Scenes of our Spring 2017 Beauty Picks photoshoot

Peek behind the scenes of our Spring 2017 Beauty Picks photoshoot to see how our featured products were used to create fresh spring looks.

Vote for the Best in Alternative Beauty of 2016

Vote for the Best in Beauty of 2016

Cast your vote for the best alternative, subculture, unique, or independent Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist, and Beauty Product of 2016!

Auxiliary Rose Sinister Podcast Spotlight

The Rose Sinister Podcast delves deep into Vampire Lore

We interview the creator and maintainer of the Rose Sinister Podcast about the history and future of this production, and how achieving great analytical depth of vampire media is a team effort.

Read about the Pan Pan of post WWII Japan in Kissing Stars Over the Rising Sun by Paige Etheridge

Our latest Item Spotlight comes from Auxiliary contributor Paige Etheridge. With her book about the Pan Pan of post WWII Japan, Kissing Stars Over the Rising Sun, she asks, “what if the subculture you were a part of, or one that you loved, was erased?”

dark fantasy books list Huntress L. J. Smith

10 Dark Fantasy Books to curl up with until Spring

Curl up with one of these dark fantasy books and patiently waiting for spring. Now is the perfect time for a good read, be it a well-known story or a jewel yet to be discovered. Enjoy one of the two or both with this list of reading choices to get you through the season.

Quackery A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen

Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

If you’re interested in mysteries, medical investigations, and murder cases Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen is a non-fiction read you’ll find equally horrifying and enjoyable.

Auxiliary Magazine Spring 2020 Issue

The Spring 2020 Issue

The Spring 2020 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Alissa Barrett photographed by Jennifer Link Photography on the cover, Kat Williams of Rock N Roll Bride, The Birthday Massacre, Blitz Vega, Necessary Evil, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2019 Issue

The Winter 2019 Issue

The Winter 2019 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Nina Kate of Jane Doe Latex on the cover, She Past Away, Azam Ali, Gaia and Sara Save the World, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

Summer 2019 Issue Out Now!

The Summer 2019 Issue features 8mm, Front Line Assembly, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Bone & Busk, Steven Russell Black, Gaiapatra, and more!

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2018 Issue

Winter 2018 Issue Out Now!

The Winter 2018 Issue features Matthew Setzer, Michelle Überreste, ZEF2DEATH, and more!