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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

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

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. After...

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 Rebel...

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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No Job For A Lady

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Baretta

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 80 x 60 minute episodes Tony Baretta was a tough and unconventional streetwise cop with the 53rd...

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex*/*But Were Afraid To...

This Woody Allen film was a literal rendering of the sex manual by Dr David Reuben that "contains every idea I have ever had...

Peppermint Trolley Company, The

The group hailed from Redlands in California, making their recording debut in 1965 as The Mark 5 and continued to record under various aliases...

Zorro and Son

1 9 8 3 (USA) 5 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived series from Walt Disney Productions aired on CBS on Wednesdays at 8 pm and starred...

James Brown

Born in a one-room shack in the pinewoods of Barnwell, South Carolina on 3 May 1933, James Joe Brown Jnr. was apparently stillborn and survived entry...