Why Weightlifting for Black Health Should Happen Now, Not Before Summer

Don’t wait until Summer to get your body in shape! Fall and winter are great times to start weightlifting. Muscles need fuel to grow, so the caloric increase in your diet brought on by cold weather and the holidays will aid your muscle growth and recovery. Through weightlifting, you are using those additional calories to grow your muscles instead of growing fat. That additional muscle you build will then burn even more fat over time…

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Review: Acid Enema’s Misanthropic Visions

Misanthropic Visions is an aural assault on your senses and your soul and you will love it. This mashup of genres is unique and a brutal pleasure to listen to. The collaboration between Abhorrent and Noth brings a harsh, rhythmic sound that’s both cerebral and pulses through your body. By Jamillia Greene Kilter Magazine 12 June 2016 Acid Enema is a band that emerged from the desert wastelands of Nevada. Abhorrent, the creator of Acid…

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I Love Your Boots! Grinders

If ever there was a dilemma that faced a punk, rivethead, or goth, it would be the hunt for that perfect stompy boot. There are so many brands out there, it’s hard to know where to begin looking. But I’m here to help you in this journey through the land of leather and treads and point you in the right direction to finding that perfect boot. By Jamillia Greene Kilter Magazine 19 January 2012 If…

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Into the Blue

The two men obeyed in amusement. Then he opened the door a tiny crack, just enough for each man to stick an eyeball into. They looked. At first they saw nothing, just a lit room and the corner of a bed. Then they heard a creak of movement and their bodies stiffened. A foot moved into their limited line of sight. It looked like a normal human foot, except for one thing. It was blue.…

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Folk Metal : Paganfest 2009

Much head banging and screaming was done by all and many a jig was danced by beer wielding fans of Korpiklaani. This is folk metal. Popular in Europe for the last decade, it has finally hit America’s shores and its fan base is growing. By JAMILLIA GREENE Kilter Summer 7 May 2009 A brutal northern wind blew across the land as the North American leg of Paganfest came through Chicago on May 7th. Five folk…

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A Basketball Tale

We all laughed at that. The gym building was at least three times the size of our school’s gym with freshly glazed wooden bleachers lining either side of the court. We could tell that their scoreboard was brand new and its lights were bright and clear. The lines on the floor were solid and not peeling off and they even had an announcer’s box high above our heads from which they could monitor the game.…

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