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Death Rock

80s HardcoreDeath RockPost-Punk

For fans of dark punk music, The Mob need no introduction. During their initial run from 1977 to 1984 they released a string of influential EPs, worked with Crass, and left a legacy of heartfelt, if apocalyptic, punk rock, most notably in the 1983 LP Let the Tribe Increase. The

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Death RockPost-Punk

The Japanese deathrock and postpunk scene formed an important, but unique, parallel to what was happening in California and the UK throughout the early and mid-1980s. The stand-out bands from the original era of Japanese deathrock included, first and foremost, Phaidia (“the Christian Death of Japan”), but also Madame Edwarda,

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Apocalyptic BluesDeath RockMusicSludge

Pinkish Black are from Fort Worth, Texas. Their debut, self-titled LP on Handmade Birds is a crushingly heavy offering of alternately gothic sludge and ethereal psychedelia. The band are presented as a deathrock band, and I suppose a case could be made for that; influences like the Birthday Party are

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Death RockMusicPost-Punk

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about ten newer deathrock bands that recently caught my attention. The list included Cemetery, Crimson Scarlet, Blue Cross, Tanzkommando Untergang, Anasazi, Dystopian Society, and more. A lot of the new activity in this area has been coming from bands with roots in the

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