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Track: Varanasi – Mishima

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Video: Bambara – Stay Cruel

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Track: The Room in the Wood – Fun of the Fair

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With a cool laconic delivery and some good old fashioned thundering guitars, Liverpool’s The Room in the Wood have delivered a ripe and satisfying single in the form of ‘Fun of the Fair’: a pleasant whiff of nostalgia with an assured poise and a slightly threatening demeanor. You’ll appreciate the vocals – a delicious recipe …

Chilean superstars of goth, Maff, are back at last with another fantastic single, ‘Swamp’. This follows on from the release of their EP ‘Melanina’ last year described by us as a sparkling, euphoric EP that has moments of pure beauty. And this euphoric beauty continues in ‘Swamp’: a scuzzy, sharp slice of pounding drums and …

After ten years under the moniker Japan Suicide, all of the members of the band have decided to cease producing music under this name and have reformed as Veranasi. It’s not just about a name change: it is a change of approach to their music highlighted by a decision to now sing exclusively in their …

Two years before the 1989 release of ‘Sonic Temple’, The Cult shocked many of their goth-tinged indie followers with the release of ‘Electric’, a hard rock-infused blast of an album that subverted many of the indie rock tropes. Introducing distorted riffs, wild guitar solos and posturing more befitting a heavy metal devil-worshiping rock band, this …

I have a long-standing but distant relationship with Christian Death. One dark 80s night, I found myself alone at Goth Night. My bleached perm was a beacon of light among the sea of jet black weave. I asked John the Goth what music he liked, and he declared his love for Christian Death. Intrigued, I …

A year and a half after the release of their magnificent album ‘Sante Sangré’, Italy’s goth maestros Japan Suicide are back with ‘Ki’, a masterful and complex album that further evolves Japan Suicide’s glorious oeuvre. Single ‘Mishima’ is inspired by the Japanese writer’s second novel ‘Confessions of a Mask’. According to the band, “The book …

Dark, brooding, gothic and mysterious. Music to my ears and music indeed from the latest treasure uncovered by the prestigious and productive Valley Heat Records in the form of Edith Thomas Furey‘s new EP, “Sleep Well My Love” and the single “Wednesday”. That something so wintery could emanate from a place as bright and bouncy …

The Land, The Sea, The Human Race is the latest addition to Celestial North’s clutch of tunes. Adding a bit of brooding oomph to its predecessors’ more delicate charms, it’s a nifty bit of pastoral goth. Something get those of us who properly remember the 80s digging out a paisley shirt and indulging in a …

The Damned ‘Evil Spirits’ (Search and Destroy/Spinefarm Records) out Friday, April 13, 2018 Appropriately released on Friday the 13th, goth tinged British punk band The Damned return with their first new album in 10 years. The first taste of ‘Evil Spirits’ was heard on lead single ‘Standing On The Edge of Tomorrow’, a song penned by frontman Dave …

2018 marks the incredible 30 Year Anniversary for DANZIG. To commemorate the occasion, DANZIG will return to the UK for two exclusive performances in London and Glasgow in August 2018. Launching a solo career that has to date spanned eleven albums, DANZIG’s self titled debut unleashed his inimitable and unique brand of heavy blues rock …