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Bob’s World: the biggest goth band ever is The Cure

There’s been a wealth of anniversaries recently. Bauhaus’ debut single, the anthemic “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” was released on August 6th 1979, so expect next year to be a major celebration of this milestone.  Siouxsie and the Banshees released their debut … Continue reading

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Subcultures, Self-Harm and Psychology

Moral panics have been around as long as there was some outside force to blame for ‘ruining children’ rather than ignorance, neglect or wilful bloody-mindedness. Three years ago I was talking to The Today Programme on BBC Radio 4, about … Continue reading

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Infesting 2017: The Blogging Goth Goes To Bradford

“There goes Tim Sinister”, you’ll say. “Stereotype Trad Goth,” you’ll say. “Wishes he was Eldritch but, you know, still with hair. ” You’ll be right too, and it’s only a matter of time I ink myself with the head and … Continue reading

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Red Is The New Black: Goth Election 2017

The United Kingdom, and the world, wake up to an unexpected future after the General Election returns a hung parliament with no party holding enough seats to form a government. The polls also closed in Goth Election 2017 with an … Continue reading

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Gourmet Goth: Enjoy a Monochrome Meal

Scientists are working feverishly to generate an entire meal in only the darkest hues, to perfect that Goth dining experience. In the past you’ve been able to snack on black burgers, and move onto sweet treats such as charcoal-infused ice-cream … Continue reading

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