Even Superchunk knows ‘tis the season - instagram your best metal photo of all time - Halloween costume, hardcore band you had in college, the time you met Jimmy Page - and hashtag #impose and #LiveArnette to win a Slayer Sunglasses + Ski Goggles Prize Pack.
The contest ends at 12pm noon on Friday, Nov. 1, and there’s no cap on how many times you can enter! Get busy, metalheads!
Win Slayer Sunglasses + Ski Goggles this Halloween!
Arnette collabroated with the legendary band to create a capsule collection featuring matte black and blood red artwork for their Witch Doctor sunglasses, Series 3MX and Skylight snow goggles, which will be released in limited supply as part of Arnette’s Uncommon Projects Capsule Collection. And even if you don’t like Slayer (blasphemy!), it’s worth noting the Witch Doctor series feature interchangeable arms that can be used with other models in the line.
So what do you need to do to enter?
Simple, just instagram your best metal photo of all time and hashtag #impose and #LiveArnette. The photo can be from today, yesterday, that time you were in a hardcore band, or when you dressed as Gene Simmons for Halloween. Just make it your most metal moment of all time and our crack staff of judgmental editors will pore through them for the best photo to determine a winner.
The contest runs through Halloween — ending at 12pm noon on Friday, Nov. 1 — and there’s no cap on how many times you can enter, so bust out that flying V and do your weird uncle proud.
This week we interviewed Nicki Ishmael as our first ever guest on the Impose Radio Show. Nicki is a long time fixture of the scene as she helped run Dead Herring for 5+ years and is now an integral part of Cloud City. She talks to us about living in a DIY space and trying to build a sense of community in her home. She also talks to us about the art and craft of photography.
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Interview w/ Nicki Ishmael
Hunx and his Punx - You Think You’re Tough Walking Bicycles - Badada Joanna Gruesome - Secret Surprise
Sisu, the pet project of Dum Dum Girls drummer Sandra Vu, have announced the release of their debut LP Blood Tears. Due out September 17 on Mono Prism, the dark-tinged, hazy shoegaze outfit sees Vu step out from behind the kit as the band’s main songwriting force, building upon the Dum Dum Girls pop-base with layers of noise and abrasion. “I didn’t want to sound like any one thing,” Vu explains, “but I did want to make pop songs with un-pop sounds.”
Stream the lead single from Blood Tears, “Return The Favor,” here.
With every record since Mozart’s Fifth getting a slick reissue and vinyl box set deal these days, it’s no surprise that reissue exhaustion is beginning to swirl. Why reissue a record that came out two weeks ago? Do we really need the entire Sesame Street song collection on double flexi-discs with cassette audio commentary? Probably not. Collectively supported, however, is the phenomenal reissue of King Tuff’s Was Dead, a standout for the Burger Records lineup that seemed to pass by undetected until it was discovered that a huge following had grown behind it, and the reissue game was back on. We had a chance to talk to King Tuff about the rerelease of Was Dead right before he announced a tour with Wavves and Jacuzzi Boys in the near future. Catch our conversation with the garage-psych spinner below, then let the reissue game pick up a little more steam by catching the man on his listed US tour dates.
For those who can’t make it out to our West Coast comic con takeover, we’ve created a contest just for you. Starting today through Friday, July 12 at midnight PST, you can enter to win a Mishka prize pack and tickets for two to all of our SD shows. All you have to do is be on Instagram. Here are the rules: Follow Impose (@imposemagazine) and Mishka (@Mishkagram) on Instagram, then share a photo showing us your inner #geek (or #superhero or #zombie or #whatever). Can be anything from superheroes to supernerds, just have some fun with it, and make sure to @ both @Imposemagazine and @Mishkagram so that we know you’ve entered.
We’ll choose the best, nerdiest photo and let the winner know on Monday, July 15.
“According to the Bible, the regular-ass Bible, the new Godhead will take us to the next age and carry us through to an age of enlightenment. Jesus tells his followers to go to the city, find a man with a water pitcher and the man will lead them into the new age. The new age is Aquarius and we’re moving into the new age from Pisces. It needs to happen. I’m only a gear in this big machine; it’s going to happen with or without me.”
— T.J. Cowgill, or more formally known as Kind Dude, interviews with Impose Magazine.