Dark postpunk, deathrock, Batcave, no-wave, dark experimental, new wave, trashy glam rock.
Formed mid-1989, played their first gig in 1991.
USA? Goth, female vocals, hard electronica, sampled guitars.
comparisons: Curve; Faithful Dawn; Banshees
German? Darkwave, techno influences, dancefloor. Electro, pitchshifted vocals.
comparisons: Calva Y Nada.
Goth, vampire imagery, guitar-based rock.
comparisons: Nosferatu; Sex Gang.
Formed 1991. Dark, classic pop. Started as folk-rock. Influences from rock, country, choral, pop. Guitars, female vocals.
Sam convinced the others to get a real drummer and recommended Pete as a guitarist when he left in Summer 1995. Steve and Lucinda left in September 1999. Vic joined in early 2000, and Rose joined soon after. Pete decided to leave in October 2001, due to other commitments, to be replaced by Andy in Spring 2002.
comparisons: Cocteau Twins; Radiohead; Cure; Morcheeba; Dark Orange
Formed in 1990. Electronic (largely) instrumental soundscapes. Early releases featured heavy 'ethnic music' influences. Latest material more beat-driven. Ambient/soundscapes/idm. Have worked with Mark Cousins in 2001/2. Sewell left in 1995. After five-year haitus Black and Dyer began writing and recording new material in Spring 2000.
Trance, cosmic, intelligent techno dance.
Sharrow, South Central Sheffield, UK-based, formed October 1995. Gothic rock, pop, eighties, industrial, goth nineties. Jasper and Dave left circa April, 1996, with Simon leaving to become an actor three months later. Reforms in June 1998 with Dave on vocals and Kelly on rhythm guitar, putting on their 'return' gig in November 1999.
Germany? Darkwave, industrial, electronic. Distorted drums, synthetic vocal samples.
Switzerland / USA. Darkwave. Romantic, pre-Raphaelite feel. Male and female vocals.
comparisons: Dead Can Dance; Death In June; Ataraxia; Deine Lakaien (male vocals)
Features ex-members of Monumentum. Gothic, dramatic, classical music forms, synth, 80s style.
comparisons: Dead Can Dance (guitars)
Italian death-obsessed industrial cultural terrorist, power electronic soundtrack exploiting religious, racial, sexual, social, gender.
Neo-folk. English and German lyrics. Classical touches.
comparisons: Sopor Aeternus
Italian? Atmospheric industrial.
releases: Creatures of the Wind (concept cd)
Both albums produced by Matt Howden. Mini-tour of Europe planned for 2004-summer.
UK, no longer active
Electronic ambient, Goth. Subtle beats.
comparisons: Sisters (occasional vocals)
Active, Switzerland? UK?-based. Post-Gothic, progressive, cold wave, darkwave, early eighties, eastern sounds. Dance tunes, romantic ballads.
comparisons: (early) Cure; Skeletal Family; Bauhaus; Cocteau Twins (Garlands era); Jesus and Mary Chain
Poland? Experimental, dark, sinister atmospherica.
USA-based, active. Darkwave, electro Goth. Choral chants, Gothic strings, industrial programming.
Shock rock, glam Goth, alternative rock.
France? Gothic doom metal. Gutteral vocals, strings, crunchy guitars.
Germany? Industrial noise, drum and bass.
German. Gothic rock.
USA? Techno, dance electronics, cyber.
Hamburg, Germany. Post-Goth, dark commercial electronic, pop, romantic, darkwave. German and English lyrics.
comparisons: De/Vision; Deine Lakaien; Joy Division
UK. Gothic rock. Post-indie, 90s Goth, industrial.
comparisons: Leisure Hive; Witching Hour
Active (2003-late). German? Goth, folk. Female vocals.
comparisons: Breath of Life
L.A. USA. Formed 1988? Split 1993? Offshoot of Screams for Tina. Gothic rock, post punk, death rock. Some dancefloor darkwave.
Dark, electronic, mediaeval, darkwave, experimental.
comparisons: Strawberry Fields; Frank Zappa
USA-based Goth band. Gothic, cowboy sound. Jangly guitars, male vocals.
France. Electronics, minimal, 80s, male and female vocals.
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