13-06-01 Blk Mtl w Desecrate Scripture


I designed the poster myself using a photo from an epic black metal photoshoot with Chris Brown of Unbound Photography

Desecrate Scripture is a blackened doom metal band from Saskatchewan. I have been friends with them through the prairie metal scene and have always wanted to collaborate.
When I found out they were planning shows in Alberta for their Prairie Indoctrination Tour, I booked them instantly at The Rendezvous Pub, our local sports bar & metal haunt. They brought Autaric along, and both bands ending up crashing on my living room floor after a Denny’s metal invasion. I also asked Vile Insignia from Calgary to play, and then for fun, decided to perform “Lamentos”, a fusion dance piece I affectionately call the Orcish Lullaby (more on that later).
As the night progressed, we chatted & ate metal cupcakes & swapped merch & headwhipped. VI & Autaric played, I danced in all white on a dirty black floor, and then when Desecrate was ending their set, I hopped onstage to shimmy for my favourite song.
Post-show, Desecrate’s founder Wikk and I had an explosion of ideas to talk about, as he runs his own promotions company as well as side projects. We planned the photoshoots for his upcoming solo album trio which will involve elaborate custom costumes and a rockstar photographer. He also filmed my dance piece, so look out for a tour video from him!
My performance itself was a bellydance fusion act (no fetish nor burlesque – just pure dance) set to folky doom metal, adorned in corpse paint. It is an avant-garde, lyrical-style piece that I feel very emotional connected to. It has only been performed once before, although I have plans to debut it to a mass audience in the future. There is a video kicking around of a previous performance of the piece if you hunt enough on my youtube channel ; )

You can order Desecrate Scripture’s newest album here.

Prints of any photos may be ordered by emailing me through my contact page.

Photos by Slayer of Pixels

Model, Makeup, Hair, Accessories, Styling, Props for Lylia by Lylia
All other models, own Hair and Makeup, Styling, Accessories
Behind-the-Scenes Photos by self & friends

~Lylia

13-05-29 Bear Babes Finals


See previous blog post for the preliminary round
http://chorosive.com/13-05-22-bear-babes-round-1/

I made it to the next round of 100.3 The Bear’s Bear Babes Calendar contest – aka the Finals! It was a rock pageant again, with outfits, questions & judging. The finalists were cut down from 2 groups of 20 in each preliminary round to 26 at the finals, at which point we were being judged down to 14.

If I make it to the final 14, I get to shoot for the calendar! I’m just waiting for the official announcement now. Once the calendar images are shot, there will be online voting for the cover girl plus 2nd & 3rd place, so I’ll be sure to update if I get there!

Edmonton’s Best Rock – 100.3 FM The Bear – Bear Babes Calendar Contest

Photos by Second Sight Studio

Model, Makeup, Hair, Accessories, Styling, for Lylia by Lylia
All other models, own Hair and Makeup, Styling, Accessories
Behind-the-Scenes Photos by self, friends, The Bear

~Lylia

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13-05-22 Bear Babes Round 1



Last Wednesday, I competed in 100.3 The Bear’s Bear Babes Calendar contest!
It’s like a rock pageant, with outfits, questions & judging. I’m officially competing to win, after my first try 3 years ago. The Bear needs a hardcore heavy metal chick on their calendar cover!

The calendars will be sold all over the province, including at all Mac’s Convenience Stores, which would put my face everywhere!! All proceeds benefit Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation which is close to my heart, as my little brother is a childhood cancer survivor through the Stollery. It can also open doors to tons of opportunities including with Playboy. This is only the first round – I have to pass a zillion more including online voting BUT it could net me cash, paid signing gigs and trips!

The pre-round was online voting to advance to the finals, of which I did not pass. The first round was the pageant on the 22nd. As of this posting, I found out that I made it to the next round! It’s the finals, another pageant-style event on the 29th. If I get past that, I get to shoot for the calendar (although they pick about 16 girls to shoot). It will be online voting for the cover girl plus 2nd & 3rd place, so I’ll be sure to update if I get there!

Photos by The Bear

Photos by Second Sight Studio

Model, Makeup, Hair, Accessories, Styling, for Lylia by Lylia
All other models, own Hair and Makeup, Styling, Accessories
Behind-the-Scenes Photos by self, friends, The Bear

~Lylia

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