Tag Archive for Gothic Rock

2020 Amphi Festival

2020 Amphi Festival

The Amphi Festival has announced a preliminary line-up for their 2020 music event being held July 25-26 in Cologne, Germany. Among the 36 bands announce so far are Mesh, Zeromancer, Nachtblut,  Frozen Plasma, Cat Rapes Dog, Dupont, Sturm Café, The Foreign Resort, She Past Away, and VNV Nation. Visit amphi-shop.de/en/ for event news and tickets information. More

120 Volts #024 New & Classic EBM Industrial Darkwave Post-Punk

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #024

120 Volts #024 – A new playlist featuring a special selection of tracks starting off with “Fleurs Du Mal” by synth artist Julia Bondar, the new track “Hold Tight” by S Y Z Y G Y X off their Cold Transmission / Negative Gain Productions album Fading Bodies, and “Downplay” by Rosetta Stone from their first new album in nearly… More

Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

Bauhaus – “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” Turns 40

Regarded as the forerunner of gothic rock music and an important influence on goth culture, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” b/w “Boys” by Bauhaus was released 40 years ago today by Small Wonder Records on August 6th, 1979 as a limited 12″ on white vinyl. Performed by Peter Murphy on vocals, Daniel Ash on guitar, David J on bass guitar, and Kevin… More

Merciful Nuns - Black Halo EP

Merciful Nuns – Black Halo EP

The Merciful Nuns have released a new music video for the title-track off their new EP Black Halo. Due September 20th, 2019 the EP contains five tracks and is available for pre-order from Solar Lodge Productions. There is also special version called the Dark Matter Edition containing the 6-panel Digi Pack edition CD, an exclusive T-Shirt, and as well as… More

120 Volts #023

New & Classic Tracks: 120 Volts #023

We start off 120 Volts #023 with three new title tracks, beginning with “New World” by FM Attack featuring Vandal Moon, “Plein Nord” by Xarah Dion, and “Disko Anksiyete” by She Past Away. The playlist also includes new and classic track by Depeche Mode, Palais Ideal, Blush Response, Pankow, Sonsombre, Virgin in Veil, Ghostland, Second Still, Cat Rapes Dog, X Marks The… More

Hapax - Monade

Hapax – Monade

Swiss Dark Nights has announced the new HAPAX album Monade. The album features eight months of work to produce 10 brand new tracks including the single “Shining Lover” with a deeper and more sophisticated introspective sound from the band . Monade is available for pre-order via Bandcamp and will be released June 30th, it will be available in glassmaster CD (end of June) and dark-red… More

Rosetta Stone - Seems Like Forever

Rosetta Stone – Seems Like Forever

Iconic British gothic rock band Rosetta Stone will be releasing a new album May 15, 2019 – Seems Like Forever – the group’s first album in 19 years has been written and produced by founder Porl King and mixed by Jürgen Engler of Die Krupps. The 11-track album is a available from Cleopatra Records on CD and limited-edition 12″ vinyl. The album… More

The Rope - Lillian

The Rope Deliver Minneapolis Post-punk

The Rope, alternative rock / post-punk band from Minneapolis, have released their debut full-length album Lillian. With musical influences of the late 70s and early 80s including Sisters of Mercy, Bauhaus,  and the Cure – the band delivers a well-rounded LP following their 2011 and 2015 EP’s. Made up of Jesse Hagon (vocals), Michael Browning (guitar), Sam Richardson (bass), and Ben… More

Brotherhood - In The Violet Hour

Brotherhood – In The Violet Hour

Swedish gothic rock band Brotherhood from the city of Eskilstuna have released their latest album In The Violet Hour featuring nine songs that showcase the intention to create a classic and timeless album. Recorded in their own Spider Studio the album is dark, deep, melancholic with epic soundscapes utilizing chorus bass, melodic synthesizers, and raw guitars creating a modern gothic rock sound based on the roots of goth… More

UP LTD - Blur (Single)

UP LTD – Blur (Single)

One-woman post-punk / gothic rock band Unknown Pleasures Limited or (UP LTD) formed in Riverside, California by Scarlet Smith has put out a new 2-track single – Blur – containing the first tracks from her upcoming debut album in production with Smith as the vocalist, guitarist, bass player, drummer, synthesizer, violinist, pianist, and songwriter of the project. Blur along with her other work is… More