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Bauhaus plus Twilight News

In 1978 a group of friends in Northampton, England decided to get together and form a band. The group of friends consisted of a young guitarist named Daniel Ash and brothers David J (bass) and Kevin Haskins (drums). Before the band could be considered complete they needed to find a lead singer. It took some…Continue readingBauhaus plus Twilight News

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Siouxsie and the Banshees

When someone mentions Goth music, one of the first names to come to mind is that of Siouxsie and the Banshees. Considered one of the founding forces behind the Goth movement alongside such alumni as The Cure, Bauhaus and Joy Division, Siouxsie Soux and a couple of friends decided to form a band after hanging…Continue readingSiouxsie and the Banshees

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Type O Negative Minus One

I am sad to announce the passing of Peter Steele, the front man of the Gothic Metal band Type O Negative. He was confirmed dead yesterday, April 14, 2010. He passed from heart failure. According to Road Runner Records, “Steele was born Petrus T. Ratajczyk on January 4, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York. He stood…Continue readingType O Negative Minus One

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Come Goth, Come All

Two weeks ago, some friends and I ventured off onto the streets of the concrete jungle (otherwise known as New York City) to celebrate a birthday. We had an entire check-list of things to do and had eagerly anticipated running into local celebrities. However, there was one stop on our route that we couldn’t miss…Continue readingCome Goth, Come All

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Lady Gaga likes to Dance in the Dark

In her music, Lady Gaga sings about dancing in the dark; and along with that comes showing her your teeth, vampire grins and girls named “Baby” who are “vamps.” Call me crazy but I think Lady Gaga might be a vampire! Either that’s the case or she’s just recording a new kind of Goth music.…Continue readingLady Gaga likes to Dance in the Dark

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Ideology of Gothic Clothing

Being Goth is not only a state of mind, but a way of life; it is a heightened state of being often associated with the erotic and morbidity. In order to fully appreciate the lifestyle, one must explore all musical options, read literature written by the masterminds, and of course dress the part. In this…Continue readingIdeology of Gothic Clothing

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Going Goth

The gothic lifestyle is shrouded in mystery and darkness. It is also misconceived that people who lead this kind of life act, dress, and live a specific way. I took the time to interview two pupils who take interest in everything Goth, to see if some of the mysticism can disappear from our minds. Here’s…Continue readingGoing Goth

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Vampire Subculture: Sanguinarians

The vampire lifestyle, or subculture has existed for many years, although it’s been growing over the last few decades. Many believe that the lifestyle has grown out of and stemmed from the Goth subculture, while still retaining elements and mannerisms of those participating in the S/M lifestyle. The two types of vampires in the subculture…Continue readingVampire Subculture: Sanguinarians