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MONT sits down with Spider Death, a Melbourne-based visual artist, tattooist and former member of various punk bands. Spider talks about his history in Sydney’s punk scene and Kings Cross tattoo culture. Spider details his obsession with punk icons Sakevi Yokayama (GISM) and Nick Blinko (Rudimentary Peni).


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      Mahmood Fazal and Daniel Stewart founded Mont Publishing House in 2020. Our website and publications feature writing from Mont and friends exploring the past, present and future of counter-culture. Our first publication is Archives of Violence, featuring an interview with Pouria Khojastehpay of 550BC. Images provided by Pouria, and layout by James Vinciguerra. 200 copies, hand numbered and stamped. You can order it via Lulu’s.

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