Staff Report | Apr 11, 2023
This will be another big weekend for steampunk-related gatherings, especially in the U.S., with events in Chicago, Maryland, Connecticut, and Atlanta, plus the Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular in Shropshire, UK. Here’s a rundown.
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 | Dec 6, 2022
Professor Elemental and Victor Ghastly have collaborated on a new EP while Unwoman unveiled an EP of holiday tunes and Madam Misfit released a new music video from her album Pandora's Box.
Once again, the huge steampunk gathering was a feast of imaginative cosplay
Photos by Craig Jenkins and Stephen Bell | Sep 6, 2022
By most accounts, it’s the largest steampunk gathering on Planet Earth. It’s so big that we asked two of our past contributors, Craig Jenkins and Stephen Bell, if they’d allow us to use some of their photos. Both kindly obliged.
Staff Report | May 10, 2022
Other guests include Madame Askew and The Grand Arbiter plus Montague Jacques Fromage, Eve Riot, SteamFunk Studios, Leanna Renee Hieber, and a host of steampunk makers. It takes place May 13-15 at the APA Hotel Woodbridge.
Staff Report | May 5, 2022
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for musical acts that cater to steampunk fans, with new releases from Victor and the Bully, Fate Gear, Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer, and CPYist, while Unwoman is taking pre-orders for her latest album of cover songs.
Staff Report | Jan 2, 2022
Oddball Newt, the event organizer in Connecticut, has announced plans for another “12 Months of Steampunk” in 2022, beginning with January’s Victorian Skate Fantasy followed by the Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball in February.
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 25, 2021
After a pandemic-induced hiatus, two events on the UK steampunk calendar will return as Whitby Goth Weekend takes place in North Yorkshire while folks farther south gather for the Surrey Steampunk Convivial.
Staff Report | Oct 4, 2021
The village in West Yorkshire is known for its association with the Brontë sisters. But soon it will look more like a setting for a Jules Verne or H.G. Wells novel as Haworth Steampunk Weekend takes place Oct. 8-10.
Staff Report | Sep 8, 2021
September will be another busy month on the UK steampunk calendar with at least five major events scheduled over the next few weeks, beginning with Crich Steampunk Weekend and Steampunk Essextraordinaire VI this Saturday and Sunday.
Staff Report | May 21, 2021
Quarantinis: This Time It’s Worse N’All re-imagines previous tunes from the band in different styles. On some tracks they’re joined by guest artists, including Alice Strange, Jasper R, Nova Halo, and The Wattingers.
Staff Report | Sep 4, 2020
The musician formerly known as Alice’s Night Circus released her second full-length album. This one features cover versions of some of her favorite songs.
Staff Report | Apr 3, 2020
Ghastly describes it as “13 tracks of pumping Electroswing, big risers and drops, cheeky lyrics, catchy hooks and foot tapping beats.” He’s the “Victor” in Victor and the Bully.