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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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It’s time for you to hear the free spirit of SOUTHERN DEATH CULT from their Sheffield Lyceum 1982 performance, which we are streaming now, plus you can get your download on! This is one group I will never get tired of, and the impact they have had on my life can’t

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Flowers & Fire is a supremely underrated new band hailing from Vancouver, B.C., that embodies the best parts of early darkwave and sets the bar high for up and coming bands within the genre. Instead of the overuse of technical instrumentation or effects, they rely on the initial ideas of

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Salome’s Dance are a deathrock band that hail from St. Petersburg, Russia; appropriately, their debut was released just before Halloween this year. I originally wanted to do an overall piece on Russian deathrock and postpunk that would include both Sierpien (from Moscow, whose earlier interview and streaming LP is available

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Anasazi: A little bit Virgin Prunes and a strong helping of Southern Death Cult — add in liberal amounts of Christian Death, nuke it all in a microwave for a few minutes, and the finished result might look something like this New York City cult-punk-cum-deathrock outfit. The brainchild of urban

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I find it very interesting when two powerful movements unify together to create an even stronger moment in history. This is what took place in the early and mid 80’s, when Anarcho Punk started to cross-pollinate with Post Punk and Deathrock. On a personal level, I found this time one

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