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Bauhaus drummer Kevin Haskins live book signing and Q&A

Bauhaus’ drummer Kevin Haskins will be doing a facebook live Q&A while he signs copies of his book BAUHAUS UNDEAD: The Visual History and Legacy of Bauhaus.   The live signing will take place at Cleopatra Records headquarters 11 am tomorrow Tuesday, December 12th Los Angeles time zone. Here is the official event listing for the Facebook […]

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Grace Jones was the first artist to cover Joy Division | ‘Warm Leatherette’ and ‘Nightclubbing’

Sorry Goths and Hipsters—Jamaican singer Grace Jones was the first artist to cover Joy Division. In fact, the fashion icon, dance music pioneer, and music legend— whose androgyny can only be compared to the likes of David Bowie, Annie Lennox, and Tilda Swinton— covered Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control for the b-side of her June […]

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Leæther Strip cover Coil’s ‘The Anal Staircase’

Legendary Gothic-industrial project Leæther Strip, the brainchild of Danish musician Claus Larsen has had a prolific output for nearly 3 decades. After recently performing a fantastic sold out gig in Berlin for the infamous DEATH#DISCO night hosted by Ian P. Christ and Aufnahme + Wiedergabe’s Philipp Strobel. Claus is releasing making his next release. Not one to […]

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Goth So White? | Black representation in the Post-Punk scene

Before post-punk and Goth in the early days of Punk, British film director, DJ and musician Don Letts pretty much ran the scene at The Roxy in London, spinning primarily reggae and ska music to patrons of all colours. with some of the white boys in the scene calling themselves skin and suedeheads before racist’s co […]

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The Cure’s ‘Let’s Go to Bed’ made its debut 35 years ago

Between the time of final Cure concert of the Pornography tour on June 11th 1983 at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium and the band’s return for their appearance on the Oxford Road Show in Manchester broadcasted on BBC 2 on 11 March 1983—The Cure were effectively dead. Okay, not exactly dead, but perhaps put to bed for […]

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Echo and The Bunnymen announce new album ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’

Liverpool’s post-punk legends Echo and The Bunnymen have announced their next record—their first since 2014’s Meteorites. The brand new album, The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’ will be released in May of 2018 and will feature Bunnymen classics transformed and reinterpreted with co producer Andy Wright into “new songs with strings and things attached” “I’m not […]

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Siouxsie Sioux and Robert Smith

Siouxsie and The Banshees were one of the first post-punk bands to make it big, forming in 1976, already releasing their second album Join Hands in September of 1979. During the tour for said album however, the Banshees’ guitarist John McKay and drummer Kenny Morris (both now referred to as The Blackheads) quit the group, leaving founders Siouxsie Sioux and […]

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The Cure to release 40th Anniversary calendar for 2018

The Cure will be reaching the milestone of 40 years performing under the name chosen by founding member Lol Tolhurst next year. To celebrate Robert Smith and Co. have already put on sale theric official 2018 Calendar. Previously being called Malice, the band had their first full blown concert on December 20, 1976—and almost exactly two […]

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Siouxsie and the Banshees | A Kiss in the Dreamhouse

On November 5th, 1982, Siouxsie and the Banshees released their firth studio album A Kiss in the Dreamhouse. The album’s cover artworkt and title allude to the Gustav Klimt painting, possibly HP Lovecraft, and a Los Angeles brothel called the “Dreamhouse” that featured “replicas” of the Hollywood stars at the time. The album was the band’s first to […]

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New My Bloody Valentine album and tour confirmed by Kevin Shields

“One hundred percent” confirmed Following the reveal of his recent collaborative track with Roxy Music alum and ambient music guru Brian Eno,  Kevin Shields has confirmed the release of a new My Bloody Valentine next year. News of a new album was initially revealed through Shields’ announcement of his performing at Sigur Rós’ Norður og Niður Holiday Arts Festival in Iceland this […]