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Bowie and Bauhaus: Ziggy Stardust is buried in Camden

One of the earliest progenitors of goth rock, Bauhaus were at their peak in 1982 when they recorded a cover of the 1972 album track “Ziggy Stardust” by David Bowie, from the album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust”. … Continue reading

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Joy Division, 1978-2018.

Oddly enough, I don’t recall the first time I heard “Love Will Tear Us Apart”. I quickly got used to hearing it though, a reliable floor-filler back when I was enjoying the scraps of goth you could hear at the … Continue reading

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Post-punk Punditry: The Blogging Goth a Talking Head?

It’s been a busy time for The Blogging Goth. I’ve been on my travels, with a week in beautiful Venice – a desperate attempt to submerge myself in continental culture before the bigots put up the fences. I fielded the … Continue reading

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World Goth Day 2016: The Goths Write Back

#worldgothday is now trending in United Kingdom https://t.co/ovClDHhbGi — Trendsmap UK (@TrendsUK) May 22, 2016 A fantastic sight, before lunchtime on an otherwise lazy Sunday! World Goth Day is officially upon us, and social media is whipping up a storm … Continue reading

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On The Web in Hull: Spiders Nightclub

Mention the city of Kingston-upon-Hull to anyone vaguely alternative in the UK, and chances are they’ll tell you ‘Spiders Rocks’! It’s possibly one of the most formidable nightclubs in the country, running consistently since 1979. That longevity probably owes to … Continue reading

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