Cartoonists are just disgruntled rock stars at heart.
CLASH knows you’re creative, so let’s share that awesomeness with the world!
There are a lot of ways to approach heavy metal. And it’s a sound that’s always changing.
We want to hear your horror stories, be they real or the product of your own twisted minds.
My experience on Get Lit With Leza was one of female bonding over our inherent and chosen nastiness as women.
Miranda’s blade cut one of the flapping wings, and she felt the salty warm blood drops touch to her mouth like rain.
“Games like poker are no longer being defined by the table.”
TRAGEDY QUEENS is an anthology of stories inspired by two of my favorite muses. I have always been drawn to dark feminine archetypes.
Everything that we are afraid to do; the anticipation or the fear of it is always greater than doing it. Even if it is something awful.
Meet the authors that rocked my world. They will rock yours too.
The term “genius” gets thrown around a lot but I definitely feel Chelsea Martin is genius as fuck.
“Practicing won’t save you from tragedy. The more you play the worse you’ll sound because you’re playing more.”
Which is your muse? Plath, Lana, or both?
Being on Get Lit is like talking to the cool girl in the bar bathroom, only you’re talking about literature and other awesome shit instead of crying about something.
“One of the best rockabilly singles from this decade is from Kesha’s last album, Rainbow.”
“Italian horror doesn’t give a shit about your Protestant work ethic.”
CLASH BOOKS has your Valentine’s Day covered with two juicy new releases!
“Tiamat is like Marilyn Manson for metalheads.”
TRAGEDY QUEENS: STORIES INSPIRED BY LANA DEL REY & SYLVIA PLATH WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 13TH, 2018
Christoph Paul gives you recording tips and shares his experience of awesome, horrible, and bad recording sessions.
“This game of treating women like auction block meat is older than Hollywood itself.”
A compare and contrast of Miley Cyrus’ Malibu and Chelesa Wolfe’s Spun
“After bathing in the blood of several children.”
“but still you come looking for her body”
“Roswell drops her beautiful, angelic, vocals into songs of grace, and then lifts them when the blistering vibe is needed.”
This is awesome!
He’s reconciled the misanthrope and the romantic in a way that doesn’t feel uneven.
LET’S GET WITCHY!
“This movie is OUT THERE. It is dark and funny and to top it all, it is a musical.”
“Shared weirdness in a damp Necon hotel room.”
“Dude, let’s start a band!”
“Mad Max: Fury Road level survival intensified by the worst Burning Man acid trip.”
“TRAGEDY QUEENS is an anthology that brings together two powerful muses.”
“I don’t know if Josh is still sober, but it sounds like he’s getting a good high playing this song.”
“Politics and punk go hand and hand.”
“Easily the most bizarre conversation I’ve ever been a part of.”
“Aliens don’t give a fuck about you.”
“She is not scared of owning her badness or her goodness.”
“Sorry KatyCats, I think I might have just switched alliances.”
“These stories get under your skin.”
Part Pavement, part the xx, and part L7
“How cool would it be if you actually got Cher to do a poetry zine for one of the Ladybox releases?”
“Then somebody, I don’t remember who, started playing “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges.”
“My friends were all hood rats.”
Take a trip to the METAL side of LIT
“Being on this podcast made me feel like I fell into some weird Loony Tunes wormhole.”
“I was a religious little boy and thought Guns N’ Roses were nothing but sinners and going to hell.”
“I can’t untangle my queerness from my politics or my magickal practice.”
“Bet it feels good to smash up a toilet.”
“Saw Nunslaughter cut open a dead deer, dump buckets of blood, and throw a pig’s head off the stage for the audience to kick around in the mosh pit.”
“Kathleen Hanna never stops. She can’t be kept down.”
“Tragedy Queens is an anthology that brings together two powerful muses.”
“You can probably read the book faster than an acid trip lasts .”
“Basically, Elizabeth Ellen should win the Pulitzer Prize and then immediately be beaten to death with it because she’s so good, so human, so completely fucked.”
“Imagine watching your ten-year old drawing chainsaw dicks.”
CLASH Media catches up with Constance Ann Fitzgerald and talks about her new book, Glue.
“I kinda wanna feel like I am being possessed by the ghost of Jackie O. I wanna feel like she’s talking to me and I wanna get kinda creeped out and tripped out about that.”
“Welcome to Skin Stories, where I ask some of the most exciting voices in fiction to tell us the stories behind their tattoos.”
“Here are the writers that brought the mother fucking ruckus…”
“You’ve seen the squat. The prayer hands. The effortless glow. This is the rap squat whispered about in ancient hip-hop lore. Many try, but few can pull it off.”
“I try to meditate on talking bats and planets made of chocolate as much as possible, so that my ratio of bizarre to boring will tip further into the strange.”
“Maybe New Orleans is like a drug, an opium-induced dreamspace.”
“The Swedish Academy is full of elderly individuals who are apparently too tired to read thick novels.”
“In the mid 1970s, record stores and radio stations around the country started receiving copies of a 12-inch single.”
“CLASH wants your creepy stories!”
“Hey, so I was wonderin’, do you think I can maybe get backstage?”
“Devastating, surreal, stylistic, and beautiful, One More Time with Feeling is the story of a man bleeding out, who takes the time to scrawl out a final goodbye.”
“I know what you’re thinking: why Kid Rock? Why not Limp Bizkit or Uncle Kracker or some other horrible nü-metal band scraped out of the armpit of the late 90s?”
“With an attempt to reach young people and please the donors of the NRA, The Republican Party will feature Slim Jesus speaking at their 2016 convention.”
“When It Rain is one of those rare videos that’s hard to forget and makes you realize Danny Brown can’t be put into a box.”
“…if someone like Prince came up in your local scene, he or she would probably be ostracized for caring about musicianship and guitar work, for playing over the top solos, for creating original content, or for dressing and acting pretentious.”
“Yo Gotti cracked the US Top 40 for the first time in his career with a track titled “Down in the DM”. The song is a tribute to a popular feature on many social media applications known as Direct Messaging (or DMing).”
“I believe it is when you are trying something outside of comfort zone, trying something you’ve never done before, but believing you can do it is the epitome of bringing the mother fucking ruckus.”
“I haven’t actually heard the album but, wait. Don’t stop there?”
“In a recent video, presidential candidate and Ohio governor John Kasich has sworn to bring Pink Floyd back together if he is elected president. No, this isn’t satire.”
“A comprehensive list of every Kanye West song ranked in order of quality.”
“I took these hoes to the Denny’s bathroom. I started singing for these tricks, serenading these hoes as they gave me all the pussy and they even licked my balls.”
“I love music. Like fuckin’ throw away my life “love music”. I have ended multiple relationships over music. Not close to the Rob Gordon level, but like, It’s me or the music. and I reply with, I’ll still be able to play guitar in my seventies. So as soon as I felt I deserved an opinion on music, I got one.”
“We’re much uglier, but a little bit happier. This is why Beach Slang’s new record will mow down the year end lists. It’s inevitable.”
“…it is evident that through acoustic elements, harmonies, groovy bass, and even flute, the duo (Anthony Martel, Connor Carson) can be classified under the genre of ‘cold folk,’ with their mature songs of adulthood and love, and sounds that are similar to Keaton Henson and Bon Iver. “
“David Bowie was beautiful in life and death, but perhaps especially in death.”
“Jazz is a British Empire genre. “
“The iconic singer and actor was 69 years old. “
“Lemmy was the singer and bassist for Motörhead, a band so badass that if they moved in next door to you, your lawn would immediately die. When my son texted with the news, I was devastated and I buried my face in a pillow and cried like a little bitch.”
“We hunger for truth and resolution in our lives, even when we only have shit at the buffet table.”
“The only black Friday special you should have ever given a shit about.”
“Brandi really opened my eyes to a lot with her poignant, sometimes aloof, but relentlessly gracious piece of writing. In response, I wrote this self-diss track to out myself on all of my posing ways.”
“The point is chaos. The point is giving others a voice, regardless of where they came from, regardless of what they grew up with. The point is righteous anger, true righteous anger, which is more than the shit they spewed to me in church.”
“They call themselves The Taylor Swifts of Fudge Rock. They are Nashville’s own, Butthole.”
“Shit… I’m exhausted from listening to this record.”
“I went all in on the punk rock game. I leaned hard on the construct and eventually fell flat on my face; artistically speaking.”
“Scott Weiland, known for being the frontman of the Stone Temple Pilots, has passed away at the age of 48.”
“Mr. Ocean, why did you say your record was coming out in July?”
“Over a decade after Joy Division’s career, Deborah Curtis wrote Touching From a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy Division. As the wife of the late Ian Curtis, Deborah Curtis provides a highly personal, at times painful, view of Ian and his band.”