San Diego Is Paradise for Goths
The scene there is both long-lasting and newly burgeoning, something you might not expect from the sunny city known for its beaches.
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The Guide to Getting Into Siouxsie and The Banshees, Dark Pop Outsiders
From punk to pop, the London band would influence a generation of artists by flouting convention and playing with public perception. Just don't call them "goth."
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Here's Zola Jesus Playing "Soak" In the Middle of a Busy Intersection
The latest video in the Noisey Acoustics series has the art pop artist sat a at a piano in the middle of Boston, playing the melodramatic standout from last year's 'Okovi.'
Gerard Way’s Halloween Song “Baby You’re a Haunted House” Slaps
His first solo track since 2016 is a scuzzy three-minute love song, perfectly fit for a 2000s teen movie dance scene.
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The Cure's Robert Smith, Goth Royalty, Swears Yet Again That He's Not Goth
In a new interview, the Cure frontman and goth father explains that he only wears his ghoulish makeup because of Siouxsie Sioux, the ritual of concerts, and his "ill-defined features."
London Sleaze Punks Goat Girl Look Life's Absurdities in the Eye
When everything is political, the band’s off-the-cuff, often satirical social commentary is a welcome palette cleanser to the heaviness of modern life.
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Searching for the True Meaning of Goth in 2018
The subculture has undergone a number of evolutions over the years, so I went to a goth festival in Germany to find out what it even means today.
Inside the Surreal, Twisted Psyche of Cholo Goth Leafar Seyer
The Prayers frontman walks us through the inner spirits behind his first solo LA art show, 'The Pain Isn’t Over.'
'An Ode to Dragonflies,' Today's Comic by Benji Nate
June tells us why she is so fond of dragonflies in this gloomy comic by Benji Nate.
'Junebug,' Today's Comic by Benji Nate
Although they are sisters, Dottie and June couldn't be more different.
I Went On a Really Creepy First Date with Lynn Gunn from PVRIS
How’re haunted church ruins and a Victorian operating theatre for romance?
All Hail the Weird, Wonderful Goth Girls of Cinema History
From "The Bride of Frankenstein" to "The Craft," goth characters tell the complicated stories of disenfranchised women fighting to reclaim their power.
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