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A little bird told us that an unsung hero of the old school Batcave scene was not only playing an upcoming show but that it’s their US debut at that. Twisted Nerve from Edinburgh, Scotland spend the late 70s and early 80s blazing new paths in punk and goth by

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As most readers are currently planning the rest of their summer fest season, we’ve got another curve ball flying at your eardrums straight from the shadowy underbelly of punk’s dominion. Oakland’s Near Dark Fest 2 has just been announced and tickets are flying off the…website fast. Last year’s fest saw

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Salome’s Dance are a deathrock band that hail from St. Petersburg, Russia; appropriately, their debut was released just before Halloween this year. I originally wanted to do an overall piece on Russian deathrock and postpunk that would include both Sierpien (from Moscow, whose earlier interview and streaming LP is available

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Note: This interview originally appeared at the No Doves Fly Here website. New PDX band Dead Cult have never used the word “deathrock” to describe their sound, preferring instead the term “anarcho darkwave.” Reminiscent at times of Hysteria, Rubella Ballet, or maybe even Skeletal Family, the music — whatever label

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