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The Sisters of Mercy – Roundhouse, London, September 2019

Ever since the 2019 tour was announced, I’ve been suffering from a grim premonition about The Sisters of Mercy. Some gnawing suspicion that their touring days would soon come to an end. That I might not have a chance to see my favourite band perform live ever again… 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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The Cure’s Rob Smith ‘Not goth’ // Whitby Goth Weekend ‘Future in discussion’ – DREADLINES

Hello, I’m Tim Sinister with the dreadlines today. Robert Smith, crooner with original post-punk outfit The Cure, has been doing the rounds with various press outlets promoting his upcoming alt-rock extravaganza, the Meltdown festival in London. Time Out magazine pulled … Continue reading

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Coming Up: Whitby Goth Weekend Spring 2018

Later this month I’ll be making the biannual trip to Whitby for the premier event in the UK goth calendar – Whitby Goth Weekend, now in its twenty-fourth year. Anchored as always at the Spa Pavilion it’s primarily a music … Continue reading

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MUMU 2017: Still No Masterplan

“Ladies and Gentlemen, KLF have now left the building” Or so we thought. After much frenzied discussion of an appropriately chaotic YouTube clip, an “official” statement has been released. By released, of course, we mean someone happened to spot this … Continue reading

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