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Death RockFeaturedPost-PunkReviews

If Finnish deathrock band Masquerade isn’t already on your radar, don’t worry! There’s still time! You might recall their Blood Is The New Black EP from 2014, or perhaps Suzi and Jacques’ other band Virgin In Veil. Their first LP, Ritual, is my newest obsession. The LP was originally released on

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Death RockFeaturedMusic

Cadaver Em Transe, Cemetery, Masquerade, Salome’s Dance, Horror Vacui, Era of Fear, Dekoder, Lost Tribe, Arctic Flowers, Crimson Scarlet – these are a few of the names you’ll see below. 2014 went by all too fast. An increasing difficulty in narrowing down a Top 6 list (a CVLT Nation convention;

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Death RockFeaturedMusicPost-Punk

In 2013, I listed Masquerade’s “Play Dead” demo among the best deathrock releases of that year (the 2013 list is here, by the way). The Finnish quartet are certainly a revivalist band, a group whose spot-on take on late 70s-era Siouxsie and the Banshees shows little signs of deviating from

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Masquerade from Finland
Death RockDemosMusicPost-PunkReviews

by Oliver Sheppard It was a hard field to narrow down to only 6, but here’s my take on the Top 6 deathrock/goth-punk/etc releases for 2013. At the end of the list are further releases that could have easily rounded out a Top 10 or Top 20 (CVLT Nation prefers

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Death RockFeaturesMixtapesMusic

The first “Deathrock 2012” mixtape (which is here) was so popular I thought we’d do it again! Included here are some new bands I overlooked last time (The Now Dead, Funeral Parade, Population), some different tracks by bands already featured (Crimson Scarlet, Arctic Flowers, Cemetery), and, still continuing with the

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