Formed in summer, 1998, London. Atmospheric, gothic rock, electronica, mood. Strong anthemic gothic rock with lush guitars. Have worked with Candia (Inkubus Sukkubus) on guest vocals.
comparisons: Dream Disciples; Lacuna Coil; The Dreadful Shadows
USA? Industrial, nu-metal.
Poland, Germany. Female vocals. Commercial 1990s Goth. Ethno, techno, Gothic.
comparisons: Sisters with female vocals; an eastern Ghost Dance; the Banshees; U2 with female vocals
UK, Hampshire, Southampton
Electro-rock. Industrial, alternative. Noise-Rock, electro, dark ambient. New wave, rock, pop.
Sci-fi metaphor, emotion. Dark, glistening, crashing. Deviant. Electro-rock. Epic, guitar-driven. Synths, noise, eclectic soundscapes.
Xerri is classically trained, since the age of three.
2004 - formed by Boyd and Clark.
2004-08 - first live gig with new bassist
Inactive (1984 - 1987), NYC, USA. 1980s Gothic band. Members went on to other bands including Executive Slacks; Tubalcain; The Lucifer Scale; Spahn Ranch.
comparisons: Stranglers; Ultravox; Bauhaus
German? Dark folk, esoteric. Offshoot of Sleeping Dogs Wake.
comparisons: Death in June.
Ethereal vocals. Xylophone, piano, psychedelic guitars. USA. Female vocals, gothic, rock influences. Reverb guitar, cello, flute, gentle percussion.
comparisons: Switchblade Symphony; The Deep End; Sunshine Blind
Active since 1993, USA. Gothic, industrial, darkwave, classical, celtic, ethereal, ambient, eastern, dark rock. JT Murphy died on 01.09.1998. Mercyground is the newsletter. Playing Wave-Gotik 2000. Neo-classical influences, guitar-based tracks.
comparisons: Requiem in White; Cocteau Twins; Banshees
Sweden? Synthpop. Synthy-crossover goth, neo-romantic.
comparisons: New Order guitars; Spandau Ballet
Inactive (recent, 1999/2000) from Cubria. Euro-sounding power pop with dark lyrics, catchy tunes, industrial foundation, danceable, Euro techno inluenced. Sarahjane's 15-year-old brother stood in for Nick at a Camden Underworld gig (due to commitments with Midnight Configuration) around the end of 1998? Nick had to leave due to a problem between DarkBeat and Nightbreed. Gothic aesthetics, dance influences, early 80s Futurist, 90s darkwave, electro.
Ethereal, dreamy female vocals.
Industrial / powernoise / noise.
comparisons: Banshees; Dead Can Dance; Ataraxia
New Zealand. Electronic, industrial.
Germany. EBM, synthpop, noise, electro industrial. Dark electro
Germany? Electro industrial, darkwave.
Australia? Industrial, ritual, experimental.
Played the Rezz, Romford, mid-eighties
comparisons: Two Witches; Christian Death
Formed 2002? Synthypop-scene.
Dark folk. Neo-folk, apocalyptic.
comparisons: Current 93; Death in June; World Serpent
Toronto. Dark, gothic, industrial. Active (2003).
New York-based ElectroClash. Rumoured to have been signed by Ministry of Sounds for two million pounds.
Dark 1980s influenced synth pop.
comparisons: Gothic Depeche Mode
Canada? Dancefloor industrial with female vocals. Harsh future pop.
comparisons: Leaether Strip
Hollywood, LA, CA, USA. Gothic rock.
Bennu is a model, SF author and has been linked musically with David Bowie; Iggy Pop; Japan; Prince; Brian Eno.
Formed in Brixton, London 'Batcave' band. Bishop left in 1993?
comparisons: Rolling Stones; New York Dolls
USA. Goth band.
Germany? Guitar-based 1980s post-punk, darkwave.
Formed 1992 by Guido LeFric. Rhea joined soon afterwards. Dark dancefloor music. Swirling guitars, programming. Synth pop.
Named after South American term for a type of poppy.
Mid eighties band. Played the Rezz in Romford, mid-eighties
Post-punk band, Gothic overtones.
Old-school industrial soundscapes.
Italy? Apocalyptic experimental art power noise. Ambient, ritualistic drums.
Germany? Electronic, chill-out.
Sweden. Synth pop, romantic, melancholic.
Swedish goth metal
Germany? Semi-ambient electronics, subtle industrial, trippy, synth.
comparisons: (early) Tangerine Dream
Germany. Goth, early 1980s style, Futurist, electronic.
comparisons: Danse Society
Previously known as Fortification 55. Dreamy, darkwave.
Germany. Dancefloor darkwave, electronic.
USA. Early 1980s. Tribal, experimental at times, punk Goth.
comparisons: Cramps; Gun Club; The Damned
Germany? Industrial, hard. Rhythmic, tribal, sinister, electronic.
Deathrock, punk, psychobilly, swampy blues. Formed April 1985 (announced in Grave's Scratch Magazine scene report), shortly after Andy Christ (drummer) was killed in a car accident. Screaming Things formed in 1986, intended to be 'revealed' as Frankenstein, but they remained the Things until 1988 when they disbanded. Frankenstein reforms, 1989, with a fan base, the F-Troop. In Jan, 1992 Grave and the Rev. record Helter Skelter (the Manson Mix) with John Whatley (Insight 23), though it isn't released. Late 1994, Jeff F. and Jim 'Strap-on Jimbo' Cherry join. The Rev. has to leave state in mid-1995, though returns for CD-launch in October 1996, the same month that Jim is fired for breaking his contract.
Winning a legal case against their previous record label, return to the studio.
Ethereal, mediaeval, classical instruments, atmospheric synths.
comparisons: Qntal; Sopor Aeturnus; Estampe; Dead Can Dance
Italy Dark electronic darkwave duo. Early 1990s. Static Movement, a spin-off band. Darkwave atmosphere, melancholic, romantic songs.
comparisons: Clan of Xymox
Germany? Experimental noise.
1990s-style dark psychedelia, dirge-like, rock, atmospheric guitar.
comparisons: Skeletal Family; Banshees
Sweden. Goth, alternative rock. Swedish gothic rock from Kalmar in 1986 by Mikael, by 1991 had moved to Mälmo. Dark rock, darkwave. Powerful music with some electronic influences. Played London Sacrosance the year before playing Whitby.
comparisons: Mission; (early) Cult
Germany. Goth, electro, EBM, synthpop, industrial dance, darkwave, electronic.
comparisons: Wumpscut; Leaetherstrip
Italy? Neo-mediaeval, dark ambient.
Sinister, angry Goth industrial. Beat box.
Ambient techno, trance, instrumental.
Germany. German language Funker Vogt side project. Dark electro industrial.
Italian bleak, melancholic apocalyptic neo-folk.
Germany, Finland? Industrial electronics.
Goth/metal hybrid, funk breaks, bondage goth/mime dancers.
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