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Sär is a writer and music enthusiast born and raised in the Portland, OR area. They have been an avid listener of goth, postpunk and deathrock since 2003 and their ultimate goal is to introduce as many people to as many of these amazing bands as possible.

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Kaspar Hauser is a Glasgow-based trio (Josh Longton, Anne Kastner, and Andy Brown) on the darker side of post-punk. Think a few shades darker: deathrock, no question! I’m honestly surprised these guys are just now hitting my radar. Their self-titled EP, which was released on Soft Power Records back in May,

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If Bleach Birth of Asheville, NC hasn’t pinged your radar yet, don’t feel bad. These guys are elusive as fuck; they don’t even have a Facebook presence. Here is what I can tell you: this album was fittingly recorded last October and released independently on Bandcamp on January 31st of this year.

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My introduction to PRIVATE ROOM was watching them open for DREAMDECAY and Pig Heart Transplant at Blackwater Bar here in Portland last year. I wouldn’t have guessed they were a brand new band because of how established their sound was (most of the members are from the band WALLS). They were one

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Dallas band Garden of Mary are true 80s goth rockers to the core. Not only is their band name in reference to “Mary’s Garden” by Mary Goes Round, they also sound like they could easily have toured with Sisters of Mercy. No strangers to music, these guys are Ryan on vocals (also

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Now returned from an action-packed two week tour across Europe to promote their new Deviances album, deathrock band Virgin In Veil took the time to discuss their music and the tour with us. Virgin In Veil boasts a strong lineup: Jacques Staph on vocals/bass (Masquerade, Secular Plague, ex-Sleeping Children), Suzi Sabotage (Masquerade) on synth/backing

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Demons rejoice! King Dude’s latest and provocatively-titled Sex album is full of surprises and deviates nicely from his previous albums. Let’s get right into it, because this album varies a LOT sound-wise. Sex opens with “Holy Christos,” a rock-heavy song driven by crunchy guitars and his echoing, atmospheric vocals. It begins and ends

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