There is so much music out there that can fit into the Gothic genre; you have the obvious choices such as Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, and the not so obvious choices like the HorrorPops. I have compiled a list that includes some oldies but goodies as well as some surprises.
Rock is Dead – Marilyn Manson: This artist has been accused of everything under the sun including removing a rib so he can please himself; with that being said, make no mistake that he has been a trailblazer in the Gothic community.
Spookshow Baby – Rob Zombie: I chose this song because it wasn’t one of his radio hits such as “Dragula.” I guarantee that if you download this track, it’ll take you to a place where crows gawk and mist is spread across endless valleys.
Walk like a Zombie – HorrorPops: I saw this band at Bamboozle 2009 and even had the chance to meet them in person. They sound killer live and are super friendly.
Transylvania Terror Train – Captain Clegg & The Night Creatures: This band was featured on the Halloween remake soundtrack; the song is an excellent mix of rockabilly and death.
More Human than Human – White Zombie: Put this song on full blast on your iHome station and break out the guyliner and studded gloves; you’re bound to start the night off right with White Zombie.
Zombie Dance – Alice Cooper: Alice Cooper deserves the title of grandfather of Goth … enough said.
Do you have any Gothic songs you’d like to add to the list? We’d be happy to have you share your thoughts below.