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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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Siouxsie Sioux is someone who has inspired me with her fearless musical creativity and genre-defying sounds, as well as her iconic sense of style that helped to define what we know now as deathrock and 80s goth. The Banshee’s band manager, Nils Stevenson – road manager of the Sex Pistols – brought

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Just looking at the cover of Cemetery Glow, the debut release from Light of the Morning Star, you get a black metal vibe. Actually, you might even think it looks a bit like Mayhem‘s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, with the choice of colors and the contrast. This mysterious band sure

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There’s a reason I always refer to the original deathrock phenomenon as a musical movement from the southwestern US, and not just a Southern California thing, which is how it’s treated by many writers. Granted, the movement is primarily associated with, and fundamentally indebted to, foundational bands from the LA

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Maybe I’m biased due to my proximity to Philadelphia – and it being the only place nearby where I can consistently see good shows – but I can say with confidence that it has one of the coolest scenes in the country. I’m not talking just about there being some

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BAUHAUS is one of those bands that spoke to the weirdos of my generation, just like Bowie did to the generation before me. This band’s music is so classic that it could never sound dated. I enter a trance-like state every time I hear “Bela Lugosi’s Dead.” In 1980, BAUHAUS performed

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It’s beyond awesome when you hear a band that you love grow sonically into a band that you even love even more! This is what has happened with the Post-Punk band from Melbourne called MASSES. I have been a fan since I first heard them. Now they are back with a full length

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From March 31st until April 2nd, 2016, Portland was on fire with some of the best Darkwave and Post-punk from around the world. Mainlined by Dave Cantrell, a post-punk zealot and former UK resident that hosts a radio show entitled Songs From Under The Floorboard on local Portland station XRAY FM that showcases

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If you are an avid reader of CVLT Nation, then you know that we are HUGE fans of 80’s Deathrock/Goth Culture. So when I saw this feature on Dazed Digital about the 80’s Yorkshire Goth scene, I felt it was my duty to share part of it with you….plus, some

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Today I feel like taking a step back into a time when Deathrock ruled my world. I was not alone in this form of expression because there were many people like me all over the world. I loved going vintage shopping for the perfect trench coat and then heading over

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