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It is impossible to give Disintegration a proper introduction without resorting to all manner of hyperbole. There’s the informational bits, that The Cure’s eighth album just kissed its twenties goodbye, much in the same way The Cure’s singer, lead guitarist and figurehead Robert Smith did when writing the album in

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Amazing does not do this full set justice! I am getting chills while I write this, because it’s about one of my favorite bands of all time – MASSIVE ATTACK! Check this spectacular footage of them performing live at Arkéa Arena Floirac Bordeaux 2019. Their The Cure and Bauhaus covers

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Cursed Moon’s 10-track Rite of Darkness debut LP opens with tolling churchyard bells and synths, announcing a gloomy atmosphere appropriate for a project that bills itself as a kind of hybrid between the worlds of 80s trad gothic rock and early black metal. Powered by minor-note obsessed guitars, a drum machine,

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1984 was the year that The CURE were at the top of their game. It was also the year I got to see them live for the first time at the Kabuki Theater in San Francisco. All of my homies wanted either to be Robert Smith or to kiss Robert

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Reflecting on goth’s evolution from punk, New Model Army singer Justin Sullivan told author John Robb, in Punk Rock: An Oral History, “I think that goth was a further reaction to a failed revolution – a search for something different and dark and quasi-spiritual. It was a kind of Native

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Frank Jenkinson started taking photos of Killing Joke before the band had even formed. In 1978, he was flatmates with the girlfriend of drummer Big Paul Ferguson and had started taking snapshots of a band that Paul was in with local keyboardist Jeremy “Jaz” Coleman — the Matt Stagger Band. Dissatisfied

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