Artists, music and culture

Artists, music and culture

In this section we celebrate music and culture, with exclusive interviews, tour dates, album reviews and top lists of things to do. The dark scene is rich with talented and fantastic artists and bands that cover all genres of music ranging from gothic to metal or punk, and we hope that we can bring some our personal favorites closer to your heart and make you discover new artist from all over the world, both newcomers and established acts.

The Black Angel interviewd by Alison Metal Babe

The Black Angel interviewd by Alison Metal Babe

Our long time collaborator Dan sat down with Alison of Metal Babe Mayhem to talk about his 15 years withThe Black Angel, launching the online shop, selecting new gothic clothing and the evolution of dark alternative fashion as a whole. Read the full interview here.
Visit

Worhol: dark and epic goth metal that puts the show back into rock show

Classic rock shows are dead, or so we thought at least until we came across Warhol: epic stage shows involving costumes and props, bombastic music that beautifully blends gothic and metal, and heavenly vocals that feel like the siren's call. Thou shall be awakened!
Read more

Something Clever - gothic look, metal sound, in your-face-attitude

US band Something Clever have seduced us with their in-your-face blend of rock-riffage, the metal aggressivness and the gothic on-stage look, which truly qualifies them as authentic alternative band, not constrained by styles, fads or labels, but going for their very personal sound and identiy. We talked to founding-member and lead guitarist Kelly Flusk.
Read more

M'era Luna 2015 - after show review by ticket winners Daniel & Sarah

Our customers Daniel & Sarah were the lucky winners of the M'era Luna ticket raffle, and we asked them to share their story and impression of the event, illustrated with festival photos and the very cool official after-show movie.
Read more

Interview with CNX - Temple of N.e.m.e.sys

We sat down with ex-Tantrum maniac and Temple of N.e.m.e.sys mastermind CNX Apocalypse to get the latest info on the new album, the explosive live shows and discuss that state of the music industry. And we also reveal the secret of his fantastic hair style (seriously, we do)!
Read more

7 must-see movies for the gothic film fan

Looking for a nice and frightful movie to enjoy with friends and a bowl of popcorn? Try one of these 7 modern classics of the gothic and horror genre, dark, fun and lighthearted entertainment including some mandatory Tim Burton films.
Read more

M'era Luna festival 2015

Every year the M'era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany, draws a crowd of over 20.000 fans of dark music and culture to celebrate some of the best bands and artists. August 8th / 9th 2015.
Read more

Ravenscroft release debut album Cosmic Plan

Ravenscroft release their debut album Cosmic Plan and it sounds epic. Find out more about the band that has the potential to become the new champions of grooving, bombastic sounding rock music.
Read more

9 essential goth songs for your playlists

We asked our staff photographer and former Pronoian Made bassist Mister Denial to name some of his favorite songs, and maybe give you new ideas for feeding your own playlists.
Read more

6 gothic festivals to attend this summer 2014

We're eager for this years summer festival season, which will kick off with the world famous Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig, and close with the popular Whitby Goth Weekend in November.
Read more
Accept

Your privacy is important to us. Even prior to the introduction of GDPR we have taken great care to protect your data. Find out what data we collect and how we use and protect it by reading our privacy notice.