Dedicated to St. Roch, patron saint of healing against the plague and in this case during the Louisiana yellow fever epidemic… this cemetery, chapel and shrine is located off the beaten path in a quiet little area about 10 minutes outside of the French Quarter. At the paranormal division of the historical registry in New Orleans, it is noted that there are ‘sightings’ of a female sanguinary templar vampire that roams the area. She appears in human form and then vanishes into thin air. Caught on instant camera, a timeframe spanning from 1947 to 1961, she appears again and again…
In the Warehouse District of Old Saint Louis, Jackal’N strikes again! Traipsing through Benton Park in bent-minded bloodlust attack, the ripper glides past the old warehouse district and continues on past the Historic Lemp Mansion. In 1980, Life Magazine deemed the Lemp Mansion as “One of the 10 most haunted places in America”. With a reputed count of four on-site suicides within the royal family, a pedigree bloodline whose reputation grew decadently rich in pioneering the brewery world, the legend lives on. Maybe these ghosts that haunt this traumatically notorious hotspot are stirring up som
STEP RIGHT UP! Welcome to the Haunted Carnival of Lost Souls! On such a beautiful bright and sunshiny day, it is the perfect time to ring in the season of Trick or Treat! In this world of grandiose mystery and imagination, what on earth could possibly go wrong? As the afternoon sun sets from dusk to the dark of the night a mischievous reverse spin of the carousel takes on a life of its own. As the demon awakes in the cloak of the darkest hour, a haunted sinister possession takes control…. All aboard!…Hold on tight and enjoy the ride! Bwahahahahaha!!!!
VAMPLIFIED: “Skeleton Keys” is a new Goth instrumental release featuring nothing more than bare bones “rattling the keys” musical compositions. All songs written and recorded by Karen St. Claire.
The art of Casting a Glamour is an Old Hollywood term that is common lingo for movie stars, runway models, and the music industry. It is the art of illusionary magic. Some say love is an illusion, life is an illusion, death is an illusion, so why not add in the art of filming into the spectrum?
The term “Goth” already rings a dark resonance of tubular bells, dark skies, and decaying abandoned churches in a remote countryside for the imagination gone wild. The children of the night, the dark souls that roam this earth, crawl out of the woodwork from their graffiti smeared tunnels and crumbling crypts which are just mere expressions of their sanctified comfort zones.
Photographed by Michael Goetz at a Beautiful Isle Waterway in New Orleans, model/poet Karen St. Claire shares thoughts and images that are important to her.
It’s Voodoo Music + Arts Festival down in New Orleans. Time to Conjure a Magic Spell and Summon the Loa Family for a Spirited Time Blended with a Magic Potion of Rock N’ Roll and Secret Elixirs! May the Party Begin!
There is a strange magic in the warm autumn woods. As the spirits gather round, to take possession of the planchette placement, the message of pondering inquiry becomes crystal clear.
This photo gallery is decomposed of several photographs taken at Bowden Road. Known as Demons Road, it is located within minutes of The Walls, Texas State Penitentiary, which is the notorious death penalty capitol of The United States. At the end of Demon’s Road is the reputed haunted Martha Chapel Cemetery. Some of the gallery photos are taken in the cemetery itself… others are on the dirt road. The photographer is Jalen Traylor. The model is VAMPLIFIED recording artist, Karen St. Claire.