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The year was 1983, and the kids were bored with political bullshit and non-starter revolutions. Who said punk’s dead? It was not, they revived as a new ‘positive’ form. As journalist Richard North stated in a February 1983 article in NME: So here it is: the new positive punk, with no empty promises

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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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At the bottom of this post is a special mixtape Chris Low made for the second anniversary of the Funeral Parade deathrock event in Austin, Texas. Chris Low currently drums for the reunited UK goth-punk band Part 1, adding to a career that has already included drumming stints with anarcho-punk

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Masquerade from Finland
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by Oliver Sheppard It was a hard field to narrow down to only 6, but here’s my take on the Top 6 deathrock/goth-punk/etc releases for 2013. At the end of the list are further releases that could have easily rounded out a Top 10 or Top 20 (CVLT Nation prefers

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Italy’s Dystopian Society, like Germany’s Tanzkommando Untergang, employ imagery and use a name that might make one think they were a political thrash band. But — wait just a minute! Although the band do have a strong sense of political ethics, they’re like New Model Army and Rubella Ballet in

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Ottawa, Canada’s Blue Cross have incredibly just released their second LP, I Am Death — incredible because many bands nowadays wait years between releases, and this is Blue Cross’s second LP in just over 7 months. The LP is out on Noxious Noize! Records, a small label operating out of

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