Toothsome Chocolate Emporium is a steampunk world of food and treats! But will it win our Editor over when he went for a meal? Continue reading “Visit to the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium Review”
Living up to it’s name in every way, Ironbridge Gorge features both a gorge and an Iron Bridge. In fact, the bridge located at the Iron Bridge Gorge museums was the first to be built ever in the world, back … Continue reading The Town That Never Was Event Report
Over the past 12 months, Victor Sierra have really upped their game in the UK steampunk scene. They’ve always been there, pottering about in the fringes – popular in mainland Europe and with a steadily growing fanbase in the UK. Since appearing at The Asylum in 2017, they’ve increased their visibility. They are highly active on social media and are performing at more events such as Hebden Bridge Steampunk weekend and Northstar. Victor Sierra consists of three members; Commander Bob, The Legendary Converted Princess and Big Machine. Commander Bob and Converted Princess are co-founders of the group and provide the main bulk of vocals. On Manchurian … Continue reading The Manchurian Pass by Victor Sierra album review
Sponsored Post Steampunk is a beloved genre of literature, comic books, and animation. It is certainly the one with perhaps the most spectacular examples of cosplay ever created, yet is surprisingly absent from the silver screen – as in productions … Continue reading SPONSORED POST Steampunk in Movies: Do These Count?
Troy, New York State, USA – 11th April 2018: San Diego-based musical performance act Steam Powered Giraffe will headline a fast growing steampunk festival in upstate New York that aims to fill the void left by the cancellation of world’s … Continue reading Steam Powered Giraffe To Headline Troy Steampunk Festival
Leeds Steampunk Market was the very first actual steampunk event I ever went to back in 2013 when I had just got Steampunk Journal rolling. What I encountered there was some of the nicest people I’ve ever met in the … Continue reading Leeds & Bradford Steampunk Market Gear Up For Landmark Event
It’s been nearly four and a half years since I last managed to interview Professor Elemental. He’d been working the character for just over five years at that point and was already a firm favourite thanks to his ground breaking … Continue reading Interview with Professor Elemental
PARADOX Media & Vau de Vire proudly present The 9th Annual The Edwardian Ball Los Angeles, and the spectacular debut of Los Angeles’s first- ever Edwardian World’s Faire. Born in the darkened hallows of a San Francisco nightclub, this multi-night, … Continue reading The Ninth Annual Edwardian Ball & World’s Faire, LA Line-Up Announced!
I first met Dave Redford from Every Black Day at a video shoot for another band The Storm Trees. Richard Nettleship had asked for steampunks as extras in his video and we both gave our time to help make it happen. I reported on it, which you can see by following this link. Dave is also a member of Sheffield Steampunk Society so when we saw each other again – admittedly a year or so later – he gave me a CD which contains a selection of the band’s music. Every Black Day have been around since 2012 and have been working the local gig scene … Continue reading Every Black Day EP sampler review
While at the Phoenix Alternative Festival, one of the acts I managed to watch was The Dark Design. The band aren’t a typical three-piece. Not only in the way that there can be anything up to ten of them. But that they inject steampunk directly into the operation of their percussion. Steampunk influences bands in many ways; be it through lyrical content, instruments used, fashion or character development. Othneil and co go about it somewhat differently though. According to legend their percussion system is operated by a long deceased member of the band called Daphne Desilva. It’s actually an automaton percussive system designed, built and operated … Continue reading The Dark Design – Three Wishes EP review