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firstname.lastname@example.org> Sender: email@example.com (Usenet poster) Organization: University of Washington, Seattle Distribution: alt.gothic Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1992 05:28:28 GMT Lines: 321 THE GOTHIC MUSIC LIST last update: 12/9/92 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------NOTE: Again thanx to all who have contributed and send in those corrections and new info particularly country of origin. But please no e-mail just to say 'hey, but these people aren't Goth and never have been". Accept that other people inevitably have widely differing opinions as what is and isn't Goth. This is just a list for people who enjoy Gothic music and would like to know the names of some other bands to check out. It hardly claims to be definitive or even necessarily accurate because I have to rely on contributions from numerous other people and can't possibly investigate all of these bands myself. The basic assumption around here is that any band on the list should be fair game for discussion. And no mail to say 'but 'X' belongs on the first list, not the second. Bottom line is I do this for _me_ and bands go where i feel they should go. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------Here's version 23 of the Gothic Music list. As always, corrections and additions,comments, etc are gratefully accepted. Corey recommends the "Gothic Rock Black Book" and "Gothic Rock" by Mick Mercer. It's mostly typical Brit 'journalism' but has good history sections and features on the Cult, All About Eve,Fields of the Nephilim,the Sisters of Mercy and the Mission. Many of the defunct UK bands only recorded one single so good luck. Only bands that have actually had a piece of music released by a real record company will be listed, no bands with only demo tapes. any information or comments should go to firstname.lastname@example.org Actifed defunct UK Adams Family active UK Add It Up ? ? Alien Sex Fiend active UK new lp out and on tour All About Eve active UK Marty Wilson-Piper(Church) has replaced Tim Bricheno on the latest album the Ancestry defunct UK the Ancients active US And Also the Trees Active UK Anorexic Dread defunct UK Attrition active ? Ausgang defunct UK Batfish Boys defunct UK Simon D ex-March Violets, onto Batfish and then D-Rock Bauhaus defunct UK see Peter Murphy,Love & Rockets,Tones on Tail B.C. ? UK
Beetleguese ? ? Bel Canto active Norway new lp out Belfagore defunct UK Benediction ? ? Bentmen active US Bible for Dogs defunct UK the Birthday Party defunct Australia retrospective out soon Black Tape for a Blue Girl active US Blood & Roses defunct UK Bomb Party active UK Bone Orchard defunct UK Breathless active UK singer featured on This Mortal Coil's albums, Filigree & Shadow and Blood Brigandage defunct UK Cadaver Finesse defunct UK Camp Sophisto defunct France Carcrash International active UK Sex Gang splinter Cassandra Complex active Germany new lp out Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds active Australia see Birthday Party Chameleons defunct UK ex-members in the Reegs,the Sun & the Moon and Weaveworld the Children defunct UK Sex Gang offshoot Children on Stun active UK Christ '99 ? ? Christian Death active US new lp 'the iron mask' w/Rozz out now Chrome defunct US Clair Obscure defunct France Cold Dance defunct UK the Cravats defunct UK Crown of Thorns defunct UK Classix Nouveaux defunct UK new romantic goths, no really :-) Colour Me Psycho ? Canada Common Language active US Creaming Jesus active UK do a wonderful cover of Temple of Love Crime and the City Solution active Australia 3/5 ex Birthday Party the Cult(pre-Electric) active UK the Cure active UK (Faith,17 Seconds,Pornography,Disintegration, all good tho. Current '93 active UK Dali's Car defunct UK one-off by Peter Murphy & Mick Karn Danielle Dax active UK mostly the Pop-Eyes album the Damned active again UK (Phantasmagoria mostly) Danse Society defunct UK Dawn After Dark defunct UK Dead Can Dance active UK Brendan Perry will have a solo album out shortly Death Cult defunct UK became simply the Cult Death in June active UK Deathride 69 ? ? Deathwish ? ? December Flowers ? ? Dispossessed defunct ? Doomed Youth defunct UK Dormannu defunct UK Dream Disciples active UK Dreamgrinder active UK mostly the Deeps and Shallows ep Damon Edge active US leader of Chrome Eden active AUS the Elements defunct UK pre-Anne Marie Skeletal Family
Elephant Talk defunct UK Every New Dead Ghost active UK Exit Stance defunct UK Faith & Disease active US Falling Man defunct US Family ? UK Fields of the Nephilim active UK recently broke up. Carl continuing as Fields of the Nefilim, the rest as Rubicon the Fifteenth defunct UK Flesh for Lulu active UK early stuff only Four Came Home active UK Four Way Cross active US Frazier Chorus Active UK Freviz ? ? Diamanda Galas active US the Garden ? ? Gargoyle Sox ? ? Geko active US Gene Loves Jezebel active UK early stuff only Getting the Fear ex SDC members Ghost Dance defunct UK former Sister of Mercy Gary Marx & former Skeletal Family singer Ann Marie Groovy Chainsaws active UK features Yaxi, ex-Alien Sex Fiend the Gun Club active UK Handful of Snowdrops active CAN His Name is Alive active UK Hook 'n Pull Gang defunct UK Human Drama active US Hysteria defunct UK Infectio active FIN Ignore the Machine ? ? Inca Babies defunct UK In Excelsis defunct UK ex Ritual & UK Decay members Infamous Menagerie defunct US In the Nursery UK active Into a Circle ? UK Barry from the Southern Death Cult Into Paradise active UK Ipso Facto defunct UK Jad Wio ? France Japan defunct again UK Jesu ? ? Jesus Manson ? ? the Jesus&Mary Chain active UK(mostly Darklands lp) Joan of Arc ? UK Johanna's House of Glamour active US Josi Without Colours active UK Joy Division defunct UK 3/4 onto New Order Kabuki defunct UK Kas Product defunct UK Killing Joke defunct again UK all cept Jaz onto Murder Inc. Jaz has a new band with Mick Brown(Mission) & Patricia Morrison Kommunity FK defunct US Patrick went onto Between the Eyes the Last Cry active UK Lavolta Lakota defunct UK Leitmotiv defunct UK Les Provisoires defunct France London After Midnight active US Look Back in Anger defunct UK Jim onto the Fifteenth
Loose active UK features Martin ex-Skeletals and Batfish Boys Drummer Love Like Blood active GER Lycia active US Lords of the New Church defunct UK March Violets active UK Mark of Kane ? ? the Marionettes active UK Ministry active USA mostly 'with sympathy' parts of Twitch new lp out the Mission active UK what the rest of the former Sisters of Mercy are doing. new lp out.(mostly first three lps) MOEV active Canada Momento Mori active UK some members in Sins of the Flesh Peter Murphy active UK ex BAUHAUS singer new lp out now Musta Paraati defunct FIN My Bloody Valentine active UK My Dad is Dead Active US National Velvet active Canada the Neon Judgement active Belgium New Model Army active UK Nightmares in Wax defunct UK Peter Burns of Dead or Alive 1919 defunct UK Nosferatu active UK Of a Mesh defunct US Panic Button defunct UK changed name to sex gang children Parade Ground active BEL Party Day defunct UK Paradise Lost active UK Passion Fodder ? ? Play Dead defunct UK Playground defunct UK Poesie Noire active ? the Possessed defunct UK Preachers of Twilight ? ? the Prunes active UK Virgin Prunes offshoot Red Lorry Yellow Lorry active UK Release the Bats defunct UK Restoration active UK Ritual defunct UK bassist and drummer joined Death Cult the Rose of Avalanche active UK Rossetta Stone active UK Russian Love active FIN Salvation active UK first single produced by Andrew Eldritch a Scanner Darkly ? ? Screaming Dead defunct UK Second Coming defunct UK Seventh Seance defunct UK Sex Gang Children active(again) UK Andi Sex Gang active UK Shadow Project active US features Rozz, ex-Christian Death Shroud ? ? Siglo XX active BEL very Neph/Joy Division-ish Siii defunct UK Silent Invasion active GER Silent Scream defunct UK formerly Creatures of Habit Sins of the Flesh active UK early stuff only the Sisterhood defunct UK a Sisters of Mercy side project the Sisters of Mercy active UK compilation lp out now Skeletal Family defunct UK
Skin inactive US Michael Gira and Jarboe of the Swans now calling themselves the World of Skin Slavedrive defunct UK ex-UK Decay members Sleep Chamber active US Society defunct UK the Southern Death Cult defunct UK Specimen defunct UK guitarist is now in the Banshees Splashpool defunct UK Splintered active UK Strafe Fur Rebellion defunct GER Strange Boutique active US CD out now Swans active USA Jarboe ahs her solo album out now the Suicidal Flowers active UK Super Heroines defunct US Sunglasses After Dark defunct UK Terminal Power Company active UK Theatre of Sheep defunct US Theatre of Hate defunct UK This Mortal Coil defunct UK 3-D Scream defunct UK Tones on Tail defunct UK Daniel Ash&Kevin Haskins the Tors of Dartmoor active GER Tragic Venus defunct UK Twisted Nerve defunct UK Two Witches active FIN UK Decay defunct UK the Veil defunct UK the Vengeful Widows active UK Victims of the Pestilence active UK Virgin Prunes defunct UK Voodoo Church ? US the Wake active US Whiskey and the Devil defunct UK the Wolfgang Press active UK Xmal Deutschland defunct Germany Xymox(aka Clan of Xymox) active Holland 4AD stuff mostly Zero le Creche defunct UK The second list is of bands that have material that could be called Goth, but not any album or work in particular, or bands that should interest fans of Gothic Music. Abcendarians active US Area active US Arms of Someone New ? US the Church active AUS. esp. Persia e.p. Cocteau Twins active UK the Creatures hiatus UK Siouxsie & Budgie of the Banshees Cindytalk active UK ClockDVA active UK mostly "advantage" Concrete Blonde active US mostly Bloodletting the Cranes active US Curve active UK Dancing Did defunct UK the Drowning Pool active US now called Mumbles the Dream Academy active UK Echo & the Bunnymen active UK
Gentle Ihor's Devotion active UK Godflesh active UK Gothic Hut ? USA the Glove defunct UK one-off by Steve Severin of the Banshees and Robert Smith of the Cure. Icehouse active AUS first album only Junior Manson Slags defunct UK Kastrierte Philosophen active GER recent single remixed by Andrew Eldritch Legendary Pink Dots active UK Love and Rockets active UK the rest of Bauhaus David J & Daniel Ash have solo albums out Modern English active again UK mostly Mesh & Lace, which is out on CD soon Mumbles active US formerly the Drowning Pool Naked Raygun active US Nice Strong Arm active US Pieter Noonten/Michael Brook defunct ? Pieter is ex-Xymox the Pixies active US Public Image Limited active UK James Ray & the Performance defunct UK on Merciful Release James Rays Gangwar active UK new lp out Savage Republic defunct US Sunshot active UK Siouxsie & the Banshees active UK see Creatures & the Glove Sleeping Dogs Wake active UK Systems Collapse ? ? the Tear Garden active CAN/BEL Kevin from Skinny Puppy with Edward Ka-Pel from LPD new lp out now Jimi Tenor and His Shamans active Finland Toyah active UK also part of Sunday All Over the World Ultravox defunct UK pre midge ure -corey w nelson keeper of the Sisters of Mercy FAQ, DISCOG and several others... | | | | EGO PROJECT NUMBER II: a goth/som zine mail me to sign up for the electronic version. issue 2 out Oct 5. featuring interview with Andrew Eldritch, lotsa goth reviews and more!
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