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For a genre almost universally associated with the colour black, the world of gothic rock comprises a surprising myriad of shades. Be it post-punk, trad goth, or deathrock, as the genre was birthed and evolved, splintering into innumerable shards and subsets, a panoramic view of its many strands resembles nothing

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One of the sickest Death Rock/Post punk bands doing it right now is Chicago’s CEMETERY. I have been a fan since I heard their first demo, and with each release I grow to love them more and more. What really makes this band so special is their musical ambition, which might be

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RITUAL HOWLS is: Paul Bancell – vocalist, guitarist Chris Samuels – synths, samples, drum machines Ben Saginaw – bass One thing that is really striking about this album is the wonderful guitar tones. From a production standpoint, how was this blended with the electronic beats so well and how did

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It is a concept; a constant need to deconstruct the reality. ‘Cause we’re not happy with it and need to create our own constructions. – Patryca Proniewska, Belgrado. There is something innately primal about Belgrado. While it’s easy to feel nostalgic when taking in this Barcelona-based post-punk outfit, the band

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Many of my teenage years were spent listening to The Cure, and honestly, not much has changed to this day! They are one of the bands that hold a very special place in my heart. To say that I feel lucky that I got see them perform at the Kabuki Theater

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Check out episode 25 of Favorite Records featuring Heather Gabel waxing poetic about her love for Rudimentary Peni’s Death Church. It’s pretty cool to hear someone you respect talk passionately about a record that changed your life as well. Rudimentary Peni fucking RULES, and Death Church is a classic…now watch the video!

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 One of my favorite bands of the past decade is Portland’s masters of darkness, Atriarch. Live, the band makes time stand still. Atriarch is releasing some brand new odes to the darkness with We are All Dead, which was recorded last month. If this had been left to the devices of

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Alaric’s new LP, End of Mirrors, is on Neurosis’ Neurot Recordings label, which is fitting since the fellow Bay Area band has always seemed to owe something sonically to the period of Neurosis between Word as Law and Souls at Zero, and since the band has indirect ties to them:

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Texas dark punk and postpunk fest San La Muerte has been gaining steam over the past few years and is now in its third iteration. San la Muerte III will occur from August 4 to August 6 in San Antonio, and will feature 20 bands from as far away as Denmark

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I have no shame in my game – I am a HUGE Christian Death fan. So today I want to share with you this radical full set of the band from 1993. Rozz was on fire! If you do not believe me, press play below and see for yourself!  

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In June, dark postpunk band Underpass’s sophomore Red Reflection LP will be released on the band’s No Sun Recordings label. Red Reflection is one of the most noteworthy dark postpunk LPs, from the newer crop of bands, of the modern era — for reasons I’ll explain below. Two years ago,

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There comes a time in every young man, woman, nonbinary, or other person’s life when they have something put in front of them that is so jagged, bare, raw, textured and destructive that it achieves all levels of perfection and surpasses it without batting an eyelash. Now take extreme experimental

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