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  Goth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In referring to goth as a whole it is easier to call it a movement, driven by gothic fashion and gothic rock, its members exhibiting a general taste for a dark, supernatural aesthetic.
The rise in popularity of rock music in the mid-eighties, was mirrored by the rise of gothic rock, most notably in the form of the seminal goth rock bands, The Sisters of Mercy, Fields of the Nephilim and The Mission.
Goth, as a concept, continues to evolve and develop in the 21st century, recently embracing influences from rave culture and anime.
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 Encyclopedia: Rock and Roll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rock and roll (also spelled rock 'n' roll, especially in its first decade), is a genre of music that emerged as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s.
Glitter rock, a short-lived genre in the mid-1970s, was an extreme exploration of the fantasy-side of the reality-fantasy parents of heavy metal.
Rock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s, though elements of rock and roll can be heard in rhythm and blues records as far back as the 1920s.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Rock-and-Roll   (6756 words)

 Gothic rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the late seventies onward, the Death Rock movement in Los Angeles, California was on the rise, with such bands as Christian Death (formed 1979), Gun Club (1981), 45 Grave, and Kommunity FK (c.
Goth metal is often described as sounding like Beauty and the Beast because of the characteristic duets between operatic female vocals and male death metal vocals, however, traditional gothic male voices can be heard in goth metal bands like Paradise Lost.
Goth, as a concept, continues to evolve and develop in the 21st century with legendary bands such as Gene Loves Jezebel releasing new material into the new millenium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goth_rock   (3678 words)

 Music.com ||| Goth Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Frequently misunderstood in its aesthetics and misapplied as a term, goth rock is an offshoot of post-punk that existed primarily during the early to mid-'80s.
Goth rock was generally not a critically acclaimed style, given its penchant for florid poetry, relentlessly mournful dirges, and melodramatic excess.
As goth rock's popularity spread among a certain segment of sensitive, alienated youth (first in the U.K., where most of its bands came from, then in the U.S.), its fashion sense grew more and more outlandish, and the original sound evolved somewhat.
www.music.com /style/goth_rock/1   (419 words)

 Gothic metal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gothic metal (also called Goth metal) is a crossover between heavy metal music and gothic music itself; although the term 'metal' is debated by those who say it is mainly gothic music.
The earliest stage of gothic metal could be traced to bands in the 1980s who utilized goth rock aesthetics with metallic songwriting.
The growing popularity of industrial music in the 1990s can be factored as a major source to this, considering several artists in the genre inspired a "gothic" styled dress amongst suburban youths which was similarly debated in authenticity by those who proclaimed themselves "true" members of gothic subculture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goth_metal   (984 words)

 Goth Rock Downloads - Download Goth Rock Music - Download Goth Rock MP3s
Its reputation as the darkest and gloomiest form of underground rock is largely deserved, though today that reputation stems more from the visual theatricality of its bands and fl-clad...
[+] Continue Frequently misunderstood in its aesthetics and misapplied as a term, goth rock is an offshoot of post-punk that existed primarily during the early to mid-'80s.
During the '90s, the goth sound began to cross-pollinate with industrial music, producing hybrids that appealed to both sides, as well as the darkwave subgenre (which also incorporated '80s synth-pop and dream-pop).
www.mp3.com /goth-rock/genre/319/subgenre.html   (3514 words)

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Goth Rock grew out of the bleak post-punk rock of the Cure and Joy Division.
Almost as remarkable as its sound was goth's image -- the bands and the fans usually dressed in fl and wore heavy makeup.
Primarily, goth rock was a mid-'80s British sensation -- it was one of several fringe genres that occupied the space between new wave and alternative.
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Goth Rock is an offshoot of 80's punk, and so it sounds a lot like bands such as The Mission, The Clash, The Ramones.
Goth Rock tends to be a little more introspective, sad, and oftentimes just weird...whereas Punk tends to be a little more expressive and angry.
Despite what some of the 2nd, and most of the 3rd generation Goths will tell you, Goth is not about being depressed, it's not about have a "dark" outlook on life, it's not about wearing all fl and nothing else, pretending to be a vampire, etc. It's just a musical movement.
www.wicca.com /celtic/forums/view_topic.php?id=7581&forum_id=17   (2696 words)

 Goth Rock Bands Biographies - The Dark Chamber's Music Section
Here you can find the biographies not only of well known goth rock bands, but also of those who influenced them and those who, in spite of not being considered goth, have a dark quality in their works.
Switchblade Symphony - One of the most influential goth rock bands of the 90s, the band's career may have been short, but it left a lasting mark in the genre through its mysterious and moody songs.
Inkubus Sukkubus - One of the most famous British goth rock bands of the last years, their music is sensual and their lyrics talk about the alluring aspect of the dark world.
www.angelfire.com /moon/darkchamber/music.htm   (518 words)

An artistic culture that revels in the Victorian romantic movement, The goth Bible brings to light the traditions and history of all that is goth.
Yes, Goths are pale, wear fl clothing, love fl makeup (on men and women), mope, listen to real downer music, and perfect the art of living in a perpetual state of ennui and melancholy.
Goth Chic is the first book to properly explore gothic culture in the modern world.
www.anathemabooks.com /goth.shtml   (1228 words)

 Boston's goth-rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There are many local bands who hint at goth and industrial but more rightly fall into the dark-music shadows: the tribal-gothic sounding One of Us, the exotic Dead Can Dance-style trance rockers the Moors, the gothic-industrial-styled You Shriek and Fracture.
Traditional gothic rock (say, Sisters of Mercy or Bauhaus) has been identifiable by its angst-ridden operatic baritone vocals and minor-key guitar and bass melodies working within a danceable format.
Many goth bands also now offer pretty, ethereal female vocals, such as those of the now-defunct sirensong's Michelle Poppleton, or the more popular example of Dead Can Dance.
bostonphoenix.com /alt1/archive/music/reviews/04-25-96/GOTH_ROCK.html   (719 words)

 New Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock TO-TW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If seventies Finnish progressive rock can be credited with an original approach, it would be this earthy, warm and slightly jazzy sound, echoes of which reverberate in most Finnish progressive records of the time, however faint sometimes (others might want to take some aspects of the Canterbury sound as a reference point).
Rocking 3 piece band originally produced by John Lodge of Moody Blues fame and release on Threshold records.
Triton is one of the symphonic rock revivalists that began to appear in Japan during the latter half of the 1990s.
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 CD Baby: ROCK: Goth - music you will love. - from galaris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is unabashed art-punk in the style of late seventies bands, but with a new millenium perspective (whatever).
Dark, energetic rock n' roll delving into the gloomier reaches of post-punk and the holy trinity of the three Gs: garage, glam, goth.
Heavily synthesized with flowing and rocking guitar solos Anti-M is a blend of progressive rock and 80's electronic pop and defies classification.
cdbaby.com /style/110/from/galaris?cdbaby=9394e20f24fee7738b8e773671...   (395 words)

 Goth Rock and Gothic Music from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Often presented as homicidal, suicidal and sociopathic, Goths are associated with everyone from Marilyn Manson to the murderers of Columbine.
It covers UK Goth from the mid to late 90's, concentrating on the Birmingham, Plymouth and Leeds area, where 72 interviews were conducted, with over a hundred people completing a Whitby questionnaire.
He was one of the pioneering artists in the musical sub-genre known as 'Death Rock', and he used that as a springboard to strike out in a multitude of directions: electronic music, spoken word, visual arts, and hard rock.
www.bomp.com /BompbooksGoth.html   (2663 words)

 Goth Bothering, by Gavin Baddeley
Gavin Baddeley, author of "Goth Chic" (Plexus, London, 2002), a book about gothic culture, was recently asked by Metal Hammer magazine to write an article about goth and goth history to accompany an interview with Andrew Eldritch.
‘Essentially, Goth was perceived to be Middle Class, particularly by trendy London music journalists who, though thoroughly Middle Class themselves, were desperate to claim the street cred of being "Working Class heroes" and had a habit of imposing their self-loathing onto the Goth scene.
Meanwhile among Goth’s embattled traditionalists, Andrew Eldritch continued his ongoing futile feud with his fanbase, things reaching a head in 1997 when the Sisters were booked to headline the Dark Harvest festival in Philadelphia.
www.ninehells.com /~pete/gavin.htm   (1249 words)

 Death rock -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Deathrock should also not be confused with (Click link for more info and facts about shock rock) shock rock.
Deathrock is often compared with the early (Click link for more info and facts about Gothic rock) Gothic rock/Gothic punk scene in the (A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland) United Kingdom, both acoustically and aesthetically.
The influence of punk and fascination with horror aids in distinguishing death rock from Gothic rock, though some death rock bands do not incorporate horror or traditional punk ethic into their style.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/de/death_rock.htm   (368 words)

Blue Springs, MO, Admits “Goth Culture” Study Was a Waste: The town of Blue Springs, Missouri, was in the news two years ago, soliciting congressional funds to study the “problem” of “goth culture”.
After a year of studying goths, they’ve found that there is no problem, and they’ve wasted $132,000 in taxpayers’ money.
Blue Springs Youth Outreach Unit staffers admit that many of the claims they made in their grant proposal are simply untrue, and the remainder of their funding has been returned to the federal government.
www.gothpunk.com   (757 words)

 Amazon.ca: Music: Gothic Rock, Vol. 3: Back on Black [Import] [Compilation]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lesser known is a catchy cut from Sexbeat, "Sweat." Not that it is often that I see a goth move enough to sweat, but a good place to start is goth dance-rock from a Specimen 12-inch mix.
Most early goth bands were punk bands, or post punk.
Before "Goth" became associated with dark electro, ambient and fetish piffle, it was pure rock and roll.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00000DCFI   (881 words)

 MusicMoz - Styles: Rock: Alternative: Goth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Goth rock is an offshoot of post-punk that existed primarily during the early to mid-'80s.
It took the synthesizers and processed guitars of post-punk and used them to construct foreboding, sorrowful, and gloom-ridden opuses.
Totenklage.nu - A resource for goth, synth, industrial, darkwave and related music, with reviews, recent music news, downloadable MP3s and a guide to clubs and events in Sweden.
musicmoz.org /Styles/Rock/Alternative/Gothic   (361 words)

 Atlanta Genre Charts - Local Goth Rock Musicians
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Music in the genre of Goth Rock can be found on this page.
Listen to music in the genre's of Goth, Goth Rock, Gothic Industrial, Dark Wave and Gothic Metal from musicians from around the globe on
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 Amazon.com: Goth Box [BOX SET]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Im probably considered a newbie to Goth and Darkwave, but I have found this compilation to have some really interesting and good tracks from a variety of artists.
A great starter for those that want to know what true goth music is. I would recommend this to you, its has a lot of bands and great tunes.
This is, for the most part a good compilation of some of the less notable bands of the mid to late 90's goth scene mixed in with some of the big names of the past couple of decades.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000007OEP?v=glance   (833 words)

 CGR: horror punk/goth rock
Dressing goth and sounding goth are two different things though.
Sorry to burst someone's bubble, but the new Deadlines is not goth at all.
When most people see goths they asscociate them with darkness, which in a sense is not really something as Christians we want to portray.
www.christianguitar.org /forums/showthread.php?t=17007   (708 words)

 Amazon.ca: Music: First and Last and Always [Import]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Musically, this is the most basic rock album the Sisters made, nothing at all like Floodland or even Vision Thing.
The Sisters are often considered to be THE Goth band.
Perfect innovation in a time when rock music was going either to simple basics or to wretched excess.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000002H2J   (1152 words)

 Goth rock crowd tunes out war
A haven for Goth rock kids for more than a decade, The Warehouse Nightclub in Over-the-Rhine sits just a few blocks from the Main Street entertainment district.
Above the front bar, one television plays a looped tape with a weird collage of what appears to be videos of underground rock bands.
But his impossibly slow swaying dance to the blistering rock makes him stand out.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2003/04/14/loc_wartalk14.html   (637 words)

 Amazon.com: Gothic Rock, Vol. 1: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a OK comp of older Goth bands,...
Moya showcases post-punk at its best, giving the listener a good idea where Goth got its roots (before they were fl).
It is a good intro to goth, but Gothic Rock 2 is better.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000AT08?v=glance   (863 words)

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