A Lesson in Victorian Waltz from Professor Parker at the 2018 Big River Steampunk Festival

Steampunk Journal contributor and Steampunk Jill of All Trades Victoria L. Szulc spent a fun-filled weekend at the Big River Steampunk festival. We’ll be bringing you tons of photos, but we also wanted to share this nice little dance lesson … Continue reading A Lesson in Victorian Waltz from Professor Parker at the 2018 Big River Steampunk Festival

The 8th Deadly Sin by Victor & The Bully album review

Victor & The Bully are, frankly, a runaway success in the UK steampunk scene and have no signs of slowing down. Now their popularity is beginning to spread over to the USA. Entirely due to their catchy music, unique style and annoying likeability. Their highly anticipated second album dropped into the Steampunk Journal inbox a couple of days ago. We’ve had an exclusive first hearing of the new album in all its polished glory. Of course Matt & Harry have never been shy of showing their fans the music that they make as they complete each track. Go onto their Facebook page, or the more popular … Continue reading The 8th Deadly Sin by Victor & The Bully album review

Double Negative by The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing album review

Written by Victoria L Schulz The Men Who Will Not be Blamed for Nothing are a British band formed in 2008, during the rise of Steampunk as a legitimate genre. They amusingly describe their music as “Crusty punk meets cockney sing-songs meets grindcore in the 1880’s”. With Double Negative, TMTWNBBFN keep up the banner of intense politically charged rock with lyrical nods to history gone wrong. Guitars clang with urgency and their vocalists holler with an almost drunken lunacy that would delight hard core listeners and punk fans alike. The sudden breakdown guitar melody from Occam’s Razor, a raucous piece about Jack the Ripper, could have … Continue reading Double Negative by The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing album review