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The Wendyhouse, Leeds, 2012

One of my favourite YouTube videos is the one taken at the Xclusiv Club in Batley, 1984. The (Black) Gold Age of Goth, it shows perfect hairdos and artless makeup in the incongruous surroundings of a sleepy, little West Yorkshire … Continue reading

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The Pavilion of Love: Craig Adams and Spear of Destiny

Kirk Brandon’s iconic outfit Spear of Destiny headlined Saturday night at the Spa, the beating black heart of Whitby Goth Weekend. On bass, they had the legendary Craig Adams, member of more bands than you could shake a stick at … Continue reading

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REVIEW – “The Comfort of Loss and Dust” – Cold In Berlin

Just as Cold In Berlin release their new album, read The Blogging Goth’s review of “The Comfort of Loss and Dust” Continue reading

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The 21st Whitby Goth Weekend: Final Prep

The length and breadth of the country, Goths are fighting with their luggage and squeezing in just one more long jacket or pair of boots. From Wednesday onwards, Whitby Goth Weekend will be celebrating its 21st birthday, with two extra … Continue reading

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Whitby April 2015 – Preparation

Whitby Goth Weekend’s 21st Birthday is almost upon us! Find out who’s playing by watching this trailer! Continue reading

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Deadvertising: Goth Marketing 101

In an astonishingly lazy display of filling space, that eternal maw of dull list-articles and viral content that makes you feel infected – Buzzfeed – has recycled verbatim the contents of a Tumblr blog. It’s like the Ouroboros of pointless … Continue reading

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MMU Gothic Festival – Video Coverage

In October last year, The Blogging Goth attended some of the sessions of the inaugural Gothic Manchester Festival. This was convened to celebrate the launch of the academic Centre for Gothic Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. Staff at MMU have … Continue reading

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