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Cardiff is the capital of Wales (UK), and although a small city by most standards, it is a metropolis crammed full of heart and passion. It’s quite unique for a variety of reasons: its inner city castle and National Stadium make it a hugely exciting city for tourists, and the

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As far as it concerns a certain style of occult-related, gloomy aestethics, Italy has no doubt a glorious tradition. The fascination for Italy’s dark side is deeply rooted in time (Horace Walpole’s The Castle Of Otranto, set in Apulia and conventionally referred to as the ancestor gothic novels, was published

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DIY musicians Annex from the Texas/Mexico border have finally released their sophomore LP Melu! Mastered by Daniel Husayn at North London Bomb Factory, the album is being released by Inflammable Material Records(EU), Adelante Discos (US) and Occult Whispers Records (US). Their sound has changed a little since their last release, and

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Cursed Moon’s 10-track Rite of Darkness debut LP opens with tolling churchyard bells and synths, announcing a gloomy atmosphere appropriate for a project that bills itself as a kind of hybrid between the worlds of 80s trad gothic rock and early black metal. Powered by minor-note obsessed guitars, a drum machine,

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Reflecting on goth’s evolution from punk, New Model Army singer Justin Sullivan told author John Robb, in Punk Rock: An Oral History, “I think that goth was a further reaction to a failed revolution – a search for something different and dark and quasi-spiritual. It was a kind of Native

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An article about the asteroid “16 Psyche,” after which Chelsea Wolfe’s new single is named, includes the following information: “16 Psyche is located in the large asteroid belt between the planets Mars and Jupiter. Scientists believe that Psyche may have started as a planet before it was partially destroyed during

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