Republic of Metal


Botswana Heavy Metal Generation” is a beautiful photo essay by Johan Persson that explores “one of the most vibrant and fast growing heavy metal scenes in Africa.”

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and been given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. He has also written for The Bold Italic, McSweeney's, Mother Jones, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He is a co-owner of The Rumpus. Follow him on Twitter. More from this author →