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Flesh For Lulu

Formed in Brixton, London, in 1982, Flesh For Lulu brought a warmer rock sound to Goth. No doomy vocals or icy guitar sound -...

Spear Of Destiny

Barely six months after the demise of Theatre of Hate, Kirk Brandon was braving it on stage in Manchester with a new band, a new...

Sex Gang Children/Andi Sex Gang

They may have been Goth, but unlike such lugubrious peers as Sisters Of Mercy and All About Eve, at least Leeds' Sex Gang Children - the name...

Rose of Avalanche

This Leeds-based goth-tinged band revolved around Phil Morris (vocals) and Paul James Berry (guitar), with the remainder of the line-up prone to frequent change. They...

Christian Death

Goth's unlikely tendency to flourish in the world's sunniest places could be said to start with the debut album, Only Theatre Of Pain (1982), from Los...

Theatre of Hate

The first Theatre of Hate release was the single Original Sin in November 1980, which reached #5 on the UK Indie Chart. It was followed by...

Goth

"Bela Lugosi's dead, undead, undead..." intoned Peter Murphy on the single that released a new genre - not to mention a fair scattering of...

Gene Loves Jezebel

Identical twins Jay (John) and Mike Aston enjoyed cult appeal as Gene Loves Jezebel in the UK goth community but achieved greater success in America. The...

Bauhaus

Bauhaus were the founding fathers of Goth-rock, creating a minimalist, gloomy style of post-punk, driven by jagged guitars and cold, metallic synthesizers. Throughout their brief career,...

All About Eve

This London quartet featured the rather lovely - and often multi-tracked - voice of Coventry-born music journalist Julianne Regan (an early bassist in Gene Loves...

Alien Sex Fiend

The tabloid idea of what Goths are supposed to look like, Alien Sex Fiend were the demented brain-spawn of flamboyant Batcave employee Nik Fiend...

Fields of The Nephilim

Though there is room for everybody in life's rich musical pageant, most people with ears drew the line at Fields of The Nephilim. Their self-financed...

Sisters Of Mercy

These Leeds second-wavers (named after a track from 1968's Songs Of Leonard Cohen) formed in 1980 and became the sour face of Goth four...

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

Two great influences on 1960's film combined in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: the story came from Ian Fleming, creator of superspy James Bond; and the...

Gimme Shelter (1970)

Gimme Shelter follows The Rolling Stones on their 1969 US tour, catching them at their absolute apex. Interspersed with the live concert footage we see the negotiations between...

Krull (1983)

From Conan The Barbarian (1982) to the Star Wars sequels, the early 1980s saw an endless array of science-fiction and fantasy films become popular at the box office. Krull was one...

Tenko

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 4 (UK/Australia) 30 x 55 minute episodes 1 x 110 minute episode Taking its name from the Japanese word for...

TV Batman actor Adam West dies at 88

10 June 2017 Adam West, the US actor best known as the star of the hit 1960s TV series Batman, has died aged 88. West died...

Rosebud

Rosebud were a determinedly democratic American quintet featuring husband and wife duo Judy Henske and Jerry Yester - creators of the delightfully odd Farewell...

7-Up

The Un-Cola. "You like it, it likes you" - It's lemonade alright? It's just lemonade (and nothing to do with Michael Apted).        

Flowerpot Men, The

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (UK) 120 x 15 minute episodes Wednesday's Watch With Mother featured the twin pot-dwellers Bill and Ben. The adventures...
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