Avant! Records: It’s not goth, it’s not post-punk, it’s not coldwave – It’s the dark side of Europe.
Usually, dark songs come from dark places. That’s why when you think of goth, you think of England. Yes, England is dark, not only because it’s mostly cold and damp but also because they were, and sort of still are, one of biggest colonialist countries, and that’s some dark shit
For the past several years, great bands seem to spring up right out of the polluted industrial soil of West Oakland. The humanitarian disaster of the landscape and bureaucratic historic neglect of the people only fuel the fury and precision of local musicians that refuse to be bogged down and
All seems to have been quiet in the Seatlle punk scene in last few years save for a refreshing tidal wave of feminist pop-punk. Lots of metal is constantly descending on the rainy, technocratic hell but aside from a few select Anarcho-revival bands such as Arcane and Medusa Stare, the
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
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
Tearful Moon are darkwave duo Sky Lesco (lyrics/vocals) and Manuel Lozano (music/some vocals) of Houston, TX. Their sophomore album Evocation was released digitally in September of last year on InClub records. 2018 is looking just as busy for them as they tour several parts of the world while releasing the