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.

Interview with the Greek gothic rock band W.E.B.

This month we would like to present you an extraordinary band from Greece, W.E.B., who combine hard guitar riffs with electronic beats to create dark industrial metal.
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Absolon CD debut release: the tale of Derek Blackheart

Absolon are a symphonic metal band from Florida, USA, and have just released their debut album, the tale of Derek Blackheart - a dark, gothic and epic concept album about a rock star who sold his soul.
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November7 - European tour 2012

We would like to remind you that our friends of November-7 are on tour in Europe right now and you should absolutely go and see them live, they're great. Check out the tour dates here.
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Mister Denial: about photography, gothic clothing, and being and ex-rockstar...

We sat down with Mister Denial, founding staff member of The Black Angel, ex-rockstar and alt-goth photographer to speak a bit about his latest work, inspiration and his thoughts on retouching.
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Presentation: the Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig 2012

The Wave Gotik Treffen is without doubt the most unique and influential gothic gathering in the world, 3 days of musical mayhem and fun with over 150 bands on a dozen stages.
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Nik Page - Electrocop single out now

Check out "Electrocop", the first single from the new album by Nik Page, former front-man of legendary synthie band Blind Passengers.
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Avelina de Moray: goth clothing designer and artist

Clothing designer and artist extraordinaire Avelina de Moray: music, photography, design, find out more about the Australian power-lady!
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Interview : Fantasio, the goth graphic genius from Germany

Discover the fantastic and creative world of Fantasio, a German graphic designer, regular DJ at goth parties, and talented artist.
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November-7 - epic metal from Switzerland

November-7 is a female fronted metal band in the vein of Within Temptation and Lacuna Coil, bombastic in sound, with catchy riffs, great vocals and lots of groove.
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Live : Blackfield Festival 2009

The Blackfield Festival is always a highlight, showcasing major acts of the gothic rock and dark electro scene. The 2009 edition included iconic bands like Project Pitchfork, ASP, Zeraphine and IAMX.
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