Steampunk Journal Interviews Matt Black Steampunk Journal contributor Bess Goden of Steampunk Parliament interviews Matt Black of C.O.G.S. Expo 2019 in New Jersey. Watch to see the line-up, with guests such as: Victor and the Bully, A Halo Named Fred, … Continue reading Bess Goden, Steampunk Journal Contributor, Interviews Matt Black (VIDEO)
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”
The Victorian era is one of the most interesting and fascinating periods of time in history. The industrialization process, specific to the epoch, has led to important changes in everyday life, and changed people’s perceptions about work and the environment. It was … Continue reading Drug Use During The Victorian Era
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?
Recently, steampunk impressario and all round decent chap Professor Elemental was booed while on stage. It happened because of a comment he made regarding a British Member of Parliament who is in the current right wing government. He wrote about … Continue reading Politics in Steampunk
Steampunk Journal, the most popular online steampunk news site in the world, have launched a Patreon page. The page is launched and aims to raise just $20 per month initially to increase the speed of the site. In 2013, I … Continue reading Steampunk Journal is on Patreon!
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
Play to the Gallery are a five piece band from Michigan consisting of Christopher, Stephen, Kurt, Matt and Abbey. On stage they adopt character personas of The Barker, The Conjurer, The Gadgeteer, The Professor and The Stargazer respectively. They describe themselves as a “unique theatrical experience coupled with dance-able, original music” in a steampunk style. I was sent their album to listen to a few weeks ago. They have an interesting style of music which prioritises traditional band instruments but occasionally injects elements of electronica. The sound which – without seeing them dressed up – could be mistaken as mainstream rock with their own twist, but with … Continue reading Ring Around The Rosie by Play to the Gallery album review
Steampunk is a very interesting place. People can be whoever they want to be and it creates a universe of incredibly unique characters. The Wattingers easily fall into the category of “incredibly unique”. Based on the families that are typically portrayed in horror films as psychotic hillbillies, driven crazy from solitude and generations of inbreeding. Less so on the latter with the Wattingers I feel, but they have lost none of their grim darkness. The new album Bad Day at Growler’s Rock is interesting. In the way that it seems to have the typical dark vibe that would make you terrified of walking through a forest … Continue reading Bad Day at Growler’s Rock by The Wattingers Album Review
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