Dark, Gothic rock, metal, darkwave. Wide-ranged female vocalist.
comparisons: Lacuna Coil
Ethereal. Minimalist, neo-classical. Japanese vocals, synths.
Metal, folk, rock, Goth.
comparisons: Virgin Prunes; Sex Gang; Specimen
comparisons: Project Pitchfork; Leaether Strip; Death in June
Post-punk electronic pop.
Trance-like synths, sliding distorted guitars, softly-spoken vocals.
James Ray is also the name of the man who shot Martin Luther King.
During his break from music Ray brought up a family and wrote some books (unpublished?)
1986 - James Ray appears on
Gift by the Sisterhood.
1986 - releases mini-LP under the name James Ray and the Performance.
1997 - played 'last ever gig' at Whitby.
2004-November - cancelled Whitby return gig.
|3rd Generation / Third Generation||lp||1991||Surgery Records / Vital Dist.Ltd.||amazon|
|James Ray's Gangwar - Dios Esta De Nuestro Lado||cd||1992-04||Vital Dist. Ltd.||amazon|
|Best of Performance||cd||(includes all of Dios Esta De Nuestro Lado) Fifth Column records||amazon import|
|Psychodalek||cd||1997-02-11||Fifth Column||amazon import|
Now called James Rays Gangwar, groove / dance synth based with Eldritch-like vocals.
Germany. Goth, electro? German language. Active.
Australian band, at least one member also in Ikon. Modern Goth using technology.
Gothic rock. Raw.
Blues version of 21st century Gene Loves Jezebel.
Darkwave industrial trance.
Dark humoured hardcore techno.
Sparse, haunting. Bleak.
Not Goth (Curtis was dead by the time the Goth scene proper scene started to appear and not considered Goth by Goths), but influential to the early Goth bands
Bleak, remote, obsessively introspective music and lyrics 'godfathers of goth'. Pre-Gothic punk. Malaise.
Inactive (three of the members formed New Order after the death of Ian Curtis). Curtis commited suicide, partly as a result of his worsening epilepsy.
Proto-gothic, Punk, Rock, bleak personal themes. Started off as Warsaw (Sex Pistol-ish dark punk).
releases: Unknown Pleasures (debut album); Closer (second album); Still (studio out-takes, live recordings); Subtance (rarities, b-sides); Preston 28 February 1980 (live recording); Permanent: Joy Division 1995; All the Lyrics (book and 4-track CD including Warsaw track, Italian release)
1979-06 - Unknown Pleasures released, debut album.
Formed towards end of 2001. New romantic, power pop, 'psycho electric', post-industrial, goth, bubblegum-punk, eighties electro pop, cyber punk. DJ Styx started Electric Dreams at Gossips in 1997 with Valeriun, The Baron and Tim. Stix met David Ju and Misty Woods on the set of Hunting Venus (starring Martin Clunes).
comparisons: Siouxsie; The Fall; Syd Barrett; Kraftwerk; eX-Girl; Velvet Underground; Blondie; Rezillos; SPOCK; Shampoo; Thompson Twins; X-Ray Specs; Sex Pistols; Sputnik; early B52s.
Ethnic trance. Cool electro dance. Sampled Japanese instruments. Mexican, Spanish influences.
comparisons: Final Fantasy
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