Staff Report | May 30, 2023
It’s another jam-packed steampunk weekend with events across the U.S., along with Steampunk NZ in New Zealand and Portsmouth Comic Con in the U.K. U.S. highlights include Cogs & Corsets and the Freaky Mutant Weirdo Festival.
Staff Report | Dec 29, 2022
This year’s musical highlights included new albums from Frenchy and the Punk, Abney Park, Victor and the Bully, Madam Misfit, Feline and Strange, and Unwoman. CPYist, a new steampunk-inspired band from Germany, released its debut album along with some eye-popping videos.
Staff Report | Aug 30, 2022
The convention will return in a somewhat reduced form, but attendees will still have plenty to keep themselves busy, including panels, workshops, social activities, live music performances, multiple costume contests, and more.
Staff Report | Feb 9, 2022
The convention is back after a hiatus of nearly two-and-a-half years, and a host of steampunk personalities will help lead the festivities, including some who are new to the convention. This is the fourth edition of the event.
Staff Report | Dec 17, 2021
Want to celebrate the holidays in steampunk style? Here’s a sampling of holiday-themed music, old and new, from musical acts that cater to steampunk fans. They include selections from Abney Park, Madam Misfit, Professor Elemental, and more.
Staff Report | Oct 27, 2021
They include symphonic gothic metal from Valentine Wolfe, a nautically themed number from Ghostfire, and an electro-swing collaboration by Madam Misfit and Victor and the Bully, plus Unwoman’s terrifying take on Dolly Parton’s “Jolene.”
Staff Report | Oct 7, 2021
U.S. steampunk fans in points East and West will have a chance to get out this weekend with events including Top Brass near Sacramento, Down the Rabbit Hole in Maryland, Escape in Time to Steampunk and Wine in Colorado, and Monsterama in Atlanta.
Staff Report | Aug 31, 2021
Attendees can look forward to an extensive program of presentations covering all aspects of geek culture, including steampunk. If you can’t make it to Atlanta, this year’s convention will offer multiple tracks of virtual programming.
Staff Report | Jul 13, 2021
Marquis of Vaudeville, Valentine Wolfe, Jess-O-Lantern, and The Cybertronic Spree will take the stage at the geek culture event. The organizers expect a lower turnout this year and will have online programming to accompany the in-person convention.
Organizers plan multiple channels of streaming content, including music, panels, and more
Staff Report | Sep 2, 2020
Dragon Con is happening online, and steampunk fans will find lots of programming for their entertainment and edification. The schedule includes musical performances as well as steampunk-themed panels and workshops. Content will stream for free.
The Atlanta Steampunk Expo adopts a post-apocalyptic theme with help from Queen Victoria
Staff Report | Sep 26, 2019
Queen Victoria is “Coming from the Past to Save the Future” at the Atlanta Steampunk Expo, Oct. 4-6. Guests include author K.W. Jeter plus Thomas Willeford, Dave Lee, Stephen Chapman, Paige Gardner, Valentine Wolfe, and DJ Spyder.
Staff Report | Dec 31, 2018
The Steampunk Explorer began covering Kickstarter campaigns shortly after we launched the Steampunk Digest column in April 2018. This roundup includes the year’s campaigns that were ultimately successful, including projects from Frenchy and the Punk, Martin Noutch, FASA Games, Melissa Pagluica, Charming Disaster, Russell Nohelty, and Valentine Wolfe.
Staff Report | Dec 14, 2018
’Tis the season for holiday music, and Unwoman and Valentine Wolfe are both out with treats for your aural pleasure.
A look at holiday-themed steampunk music, or is that steampunk-themed holiday music?
By Stephen Beale | Dec 13, 2018
Many musicians have holiday songs in their repertoires, and steampunk artists are no exception. Here’s a roundup of tunes to help you get into the steampunk holiday spirit, including new offerings from Unwoman and Valentine Wolfe. . .
The Atlanta Steampunk Expo offers a packed program for makers, authors, and cosplayers
Staff Report | Oct 10, 2018
“Victorian Nightmares” will be the theme as the second Atlanta Steampunk Exposition takes place Oct. 26-28, 2019, at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest hotel. The theme is inspired by the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.