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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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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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Black Rainbows – the Pride Flag and Goth

A call for the Pride flag to feature a black stripe for gay goths is embarrassing to all. Continue reading

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“David Bowie needed to bugger off” – Peter Murphy takes aim.

Peter Murphy has dropped some scathing comments about the late, great David Bowie in a recent interview. Continue reading

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Abuse, Assault, and the Goth Scene

The entertainment industry has been rocked by the overwhelming media coverage of accusations against Harvey Weinstein, culminating in a court case where he will answer for his alleged crimes against women. The case has exposed a culture of abuse, intimidation, … Continue reading

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