Goth

Scenes

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.
Peter Holslin
2.4.19
The Noisey Guide to

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."
Liz Ohanesian
12.7.18
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

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.'
Noisey Staff
10.26.18
New music

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.
Daisy Jones
10.26.18
the worst things of all time

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."
Phil Witmer
6.12.18
Interviews

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.
Andrea Domanick
6.1.18
Important Questions Raised By...

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.
Biju Belinky
6.1.18
Interviews

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.'
John Ochoa
3.2.18
Comics!

'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.
Benji Nate
1.26.18
Comics!

'Junebug,' Today's Comic by Benji Nate

Although they are sisters, Dottie and June couldn't be more different.
Benji Nate
12.12.17
first date

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?
Hannah Ewens
12.12.17
Film

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.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
11.30.17
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