Dutch symphonic rock group Within Temptation recently released Hydra, an album two years in the making. Front woman Sharon den Adel discusses with Auxiliary the new album, on-stage beauty and fashion, and the balance between family and life on the road.
Going on five years strong, this May saw the return of The Steampunk World’s Fair. The main draw, as was last year, was the San Diego pantomime group, Steam Powered Giraffe.
Travel to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles and see the grave of the legendary gothic icon Vampira.
Villains hopped into their get-away vehicles, as vixens used their feminine wiles to secure rides, both in hopes of reaching the wilderness that is Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, for the second annual Twisted World.
Cassia Crawl was in attendance at Toronto’s April RAW artists showcase their work and designs for a night of entertainment and creativity.
I have yet to meet a holiday with half the visual appeal of Día de los Muertos. In celebration of this auspicious and eye-pleasing occasion, every autumn the National Museum of Mexican Art (located in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood) creates a unique Day of the Dead exhibition. 2013 brings us 100 Años de Posada y su Catrina, honoring the 100th anniversary of the death of José Guadalupe Posada.
Meet Lauren Amante, an animal lover and vegan who got her start in modeling at age thirteen. With features in many magazines, she is particularly proud to have been featured on photoshop.com and as the subject of photographs displayed at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.
The 8th annual New York Comic Con took place at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, New York. Over the course of four days, October 10th to the 13th, the multi-genre convention drew in crowds over 130,000 from around the world.
The Thirsty Dudes bloggers review four Halloween treats from the soda company with a cult following, Jones Soda’s 2013 Limited Edition Halloween Cans.
I’m not sure what most people do during a visit to Houston. I hear that the zoo is quite nice. Of course, I can’t tell you from personal experience, because I spent my day in town at the National Museum of Funeral History.
For the fourth year in a row, Piscataway, NJ, has been the home of the Steampunk World’s Fair in May, and this year the changes were quite evident.
The Rocker Headphone Splitter is great for sharing your tunes with a friend while leaving both of you room to head bang to that heavy guitar solo.
The Chalkboard Skull by Iamhome is our item of the week, an awesome piece of home decor!
The fifth major instalment of Salon Noir continued a tradition of presenting goth legends in the intimate dinner-and-cabaret setting of Lula Lounge, this time with Sex Gang Children.
Auxiliary Magazine goes to the psychedelic music festival, Desert Daze, in Mecca, California on April 20th, 2013.
We have a special set of photographs we shot with Porcelain our April/May 2013 Issue PinUp! Shot by Saryn Christina.
Meet Porcelain, a dark queen, makeup guru who’s worked with Sugarpill Cosmetics, and regular performer at several Philly clubs. Combining elements of her childhood nightmares, her obsession with the circus, and her teenage angst for punk rock she transforms herself into a goth goddess and impresses and unnerves crowds with her mastery of suspension and acrobatic pole dancing.
The last weekend of April welcomed a new mistress to the bowels of New Jersey. A new festival/convention called The Twisted World emerged, produced by Red Falcon Productions, and it promised to bring a couple of different forms of entertainment to its attendees.
Bats, who knew how helpful those crazy little flyers could be! Have em hold up your linens in the open air or you could let the bats fly off your wall in a display of photos and wire. I’ve gone a little batty for bats, well bat pegs at least with this week’s item of the week SuckUK’s Spooky Bat Pegs.
Interview with Tish and Snooky of Manic Panic from the February/March 2013 Issue plus Auxiliary Online Content and behind the scenes photos.
Our PinUp Jenny Boa from the February/March 2013 Issue plus Auxiliary Online Content not seen in the issue!
Kassandra Love is already well known in the Toronto fetish scene, having modeled Adala Latex and Ego Assassin, as an organizer of Subspace Fetish Night’s fashion shows, and for her involvement in Torture Garden Toronto, but she is well on her way to being known throughout the fetish world with her striking look and charisma in front of the lens. You may have spotted her modeling for Lady Lucie Latex, Futurstate, or Toxic Vision and you’re sure to spot her a lot more in the year to come.
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For those who have everything (and I know we all have someone like that on the list) I get booze. It may be a cop out, but not when I look for an amazing accessory to go with it. I came across the perfect accompaniment to a couple bottles of red: the Heathen Gift Set of wine accessories by Dellamorte & Co.
GeckoRouge take artwork and make modern cross stitch and puzzles to be enjoyed by all. The perfect unique holiday gift!
Introducing the Vamplets, and more specifically Howliss, the Werewolf Baby from the Nightmare Nursery! I encourage you to check out the amazing little fright-fiends available in the world of Gloommania, and to share the darkness with all your spooky inclined friends of every age!
From alternative model to rapidly growing adult star, Asphyxia Noir doesn’t pin herself into just one outlet or just one medium. From dark, erotic, and abrasive to intimate, beautiful, and artistic; all these styles make…
The Grammy award-winning Chris Vrenna; drummer, producer, engineer, programmer, and composer who has performed with Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, and KMFDM and worked with a score of other notable artists prepares to…
image source RawDezign.etsy.com Halloween is more than a holiday, it’s a way of living your life. We embrace the things that go bump in the night. We hang our skeletons…