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10 bands who led the very grisly idea of goth-punk across history
10 bands who led the very grisly idea of goth-punk across history
“Goth-punk,” eh? Not as far-fetched as you might believe. Goth was essentially an offshoot of punk, especially its darker early bands—the Damned or Siouxsie And The Banshees, anyone? But basically, anyone playing chainsaw punk rooted in the artsier end of glam a la Bowie and Roxy Music, a fondness for Hammer horror films, macabre literature in the Edgar Allan Poe/H.P. Lovecraft vein...
10 movies every Tim Burton fan should watch immediately
10 movies every Tim Burton fan should watch immediately
With a style blending the Gothicism of Universal monster movies, the aesthetics of a mid-century Halloween party and the banality of middle-class suburban life, Tim Burton’s films always defy convention. If you’re one of Burton’s fans, you’ve no doubt exhausted the director’s library of darkly whimsical gems with repeat viewings. So, while you’re waiting for...
Alesana celebrate 10 years of ‘The Emptiness’ on anniversary tour
Alesana celebrate 10 years of ‘The Emptiness’ on anniversary tour
Post-hardcore unit Alesana announced a 10-city tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their respected release The Emptiness. The tour commences April 24 in North Carolina before ending May 3 in Austin, Texas. Guitarist Shawn Milke says "We are very excited to announce that we will be hitting the road this spring to play The Emptiness in its entirety...