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Wayne Hussey: On Tour, On Writing and on Brexit

Wayne Hussey, lead singer and guitarist with The Mission, is making his way to Tomorrow’s Ghosts festival in Whitby on his SALAD DAZE tour – culminating in November of this year. The veteran rock’n’roll performer will make the festival the … Continue reading

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Whitby Spring: A Tale of Two Festivals

It’s just two months until various goth-themed celebrations begin in Whitby, and time to look ahead to what is happening and when. Continue reading

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Celebrity Endorsement: I broke my goth addiction and so can you!

Last week veteran DJ Jo Whiley interviewed comedian Dom Joly on BBC Radio 2, in which he remarked he was an ‘ex-goth’, presumably having received his jet-black P45 from the Department of Woe and Pouting. Continue reading

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Forty Years of Face-to-Face: “The Scream” released this day in 1978

One of the most recognizable bands in the goth pantheon, Siouxsie and the Banshees released their debut album “The Scream” on 13th November 1978. They had impeccable punk credentials, would go on to be populated by a talented brace of … Continue reading

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National Black Cat Day: Goth Holiday!

Would you believe that the 27th October is National Black Cat Appreciation Day? This year it’s on a Saturday – sorry, #Caturday – and it’s right before Halloween. Whilst you’re reading this, I’m in Whitby for the Goth Weekend. It’s … Continue reading

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