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SISTERS OF MERCY

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On May 30th, 1985, I got the chance to see Sisters of Mercy on their second tour of the States at Fenders Ballroom in Long Beach. Now almost 33 years to the day, NAUT’s new record Raise the Lights moves me just as much as that night. This band creates driving, ethereal,

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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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For a genre almost universally associated with the colour black, the world of gothic rock comprises a surprising myriad of shades. Be it post-punk, trad goth, or deathrock, as the genre was birthed and evolved, splintering into innumerable shards and subsets, a panoramic view of its many strands resembles nothing

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This was my all time favorite line up of SISTERS OF MERCY, and the one I got to see live…Now here’s your chance check them out doing their thing in 1985 – the show has been remastered, so it sounds and looks amazing!   Tracks: First and Last and Always / Body and

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The CHAOS RAIDS U.S.A. Tour in is full effect, and tonight 1349, TOMBS and FULL OF HELL will be bringing their wrath to NYC! Since Tombs are in home territory, we wanted to share the second Chaos Raids USA Mixtape with you, a collection of their favourite tunes while on

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Moscow-based Sierpien have an LP coming out on California’s Mass Media Records on November 28th of this year. Besides recent Western headlines about Pussy Riot, not a lot of people know much about Russian punk. American label Mass Media has been on a roll lately, with releases from Lost Tribe,

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