Death Rock

The Best Anarcho/Post Punk Song…
You Will Hear Today!
Dead Cult’s: “Ghosts Still Dance

by Oliver Sheppard Dead Cult may be the youngest band on the resuscitated All the Madmen Records, the anarcho-punk label founded by The Mob in 1978 and resuscitated in 2012 after a nearly 25 year hiatus. Dead Cult‘s 2-song “Ghosts

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Theatre of Pain…
A Rare CHRISTIAN DEATH 1984
Full Set Now Showing

This is rare footage of Christian Death performing in 1984 Hollywood surrounded by their kindred spirits. This very special show was filmed by Louis Elovitz – much respect due to him for capturing our history on film! … for Rozz

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Heaven Is Waiting…
The Danse Society
Video Essay

When many people think of 80’s goth, one band that gets overlooked is The DANSE SOCIETY. Personally I think that this band was way before their time and were willing to take chances that others were not. It was not

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An interview with Chicago postpunk band Population
by Oliver Sheppard

Since 2009, Population have been making some of the most immersively moody postpunk music out there. Although they hail from the hardcore punk scene’s reclaiming of the roots of postpunk, deathrock, and gothic rock that was kickstarted last decade by

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CVLT Nation Presents:
COFFINMAKER Vol. I

CVLT Nation presents our new Deathrock/Post Punk dance party mixtape series, Coffinmaker. Volume I features an hour of upbeat dirgy tunes from the past and present that will have you dancing for sure! For all those reading this in Vancouver,

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Best Young Post Punk Of 2014:
ANNEX

A demo can tell you loads about a young band and what kind of future they are going to have. Well ANNEX (ăn′ĕks′), the Anarcho / Post-Punk band from South Texas, are on the path to great things. Personally, I

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming + Review: BLACK JESUS

Spitting and swaying as it lurches from your speakers, Everything Black, Everything Dead, the debut album by Australians Black Jesus, is steeped in cheap beer and arrives throwing punches. As soon as you hit play, Black Jesus ensure you’re covered in their

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600% Stellar Post-Punk
Aube: Demo – Review

Dissonant buzzsaw guitar that manages to be hypnotically soothing and psychotically unnerving at the same time is the first thing you hear on ‘Exil’, the first track on Ottawa post-punkers Aube‘s new demo, and it’s a perfect indicator for the

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Under the Spell Sundays
New Dark Folk Night in Vancouver!

CVLT Nation is stoked to be a part of the second Under the Spell this Sunday, March 9th at The Electric Owl in Vancouver! CVLT Nation’s co-founder Sean will be DJing a rad mix of deathrock and post punk alongside

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CVLT Nation
Deathrock 2014 Mixtape
Curated by Oliver Sheppard

Well, we’re two years into these Deathrock mixtapes, and the fascination that dark postpunk and deathrock continues to hold over the punk scene continues unabated, even if many punker-than-thou bands refuse to acknowledge their own new swing into gothic territory,

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