Joy Disaster starts to report that the 80's are not dead, that there remains of these books something to sustain. But the French trio, experienced, star his roots of this dark Post-Punk, yesterday, the tribalism of Joy Division, today the Interpol more swaying melodies (" Falling Angel" or "Hang Around", sound of the low ones for nets of guitars). This six inaugural titles CD brings back thus on the rug, with freshness...
Heralded as the "UK-Goth-discovery of the new millennium", Cauda Pavonis have gone from strength to strength over the years. The writing duo of Su and Dave Wainwright has created material that has graced television, radio, video, 3 albums, 2 EP's and over 20 compilations. The soaring and powerful voice of Su Wainwright (formerly Farr); driving tribal drumming of her husband Dave, crashing guitar work of Chris Hines and complex, percussive bass work of Rob Quick has forged one of the most unique and distinctive unsigned bands in the UK.
Nick Marsh (Vocals/Guitar) & James Mitchell (Drums) start Flesh For Lulu & are swiftly joined by Glen Bishop (Bass) and ex-Wasted Youth Guitarist Rocco Barker (Guitar/Vocals) Flesh become part of the “batcave scene” and are key amongst early glam-goth bands, touring with the likes of Specimen and Alien Sex Fiend 1983
The band record demo tracks which include an early version of “Restless” (then called “All That You Know”), “Spy In Your Mind”, “DNA” and “Dark & The Gun” On the strength of the demos and the live reaction they are starting to generate Flesh are signed to Polydor
There have been at least 3 bands called The Wake, including a Scottish post-punk band, an American goth band and a Finnish death metal band. 1. The Wake were a Scottish post punk and later indie pop band, founded in Glasgow in 1981 by Gerard “Caesar” McInulty (formerly of Altered Images), Steven Allen and Joe Donnelly, who was later replaced by Bobby Gillespie. Steven’s sister Carolyn Allen soon joined, and remained in the band until its end.
Specimen was an 80s batcave British band. They have been described as being many different genres of music, including; glam, goth, punk and deathrock. Biography The band formed in Bristol, England during 1980. Their first show was at a street party celebrating the wedding of The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer. In 1982, the band relocated to Soho, London, where they would play many shows at the infamous club known as The Batcave, Specimen's vocalist Ollie Wisdom founded and ran the club during 1982-1983.
Alaric was formed in 2008 out of a mutual love for the dark sounds of early death rock, post-punk and anarcho-punk as well as the doom metal and hardcore punk coming out of Oakland and elsewhere. Jason plays drums. He was formerly in the UK Subs and Drain The Sky. Jason was also in The Enemies with Rick, Alaric's bass player.
On guitar is Russ, also known as Mr. Hate on KPFA's long-running experimental music radio show No Other Radio Network. He played guitar in Noothgrush. And on vocals is Shane, formerly of Dead And Gone.
There are at least two bands by the name Tombstones. See also: The Tombstones. 1) A doom metal/stoner rock band from Oslo, Norway.
2) A death metal band from the US. 1) Tombstones consist of three men from the darkest of woods in eastern Norway. Based in Oslo, music has been played since 2006. Their new album, Year of the Burial, redefines their formula of down-tuned heaviness. Their doom is darker, filthier, heavier and more consistent. The sinister approach of Year of the Burial sends shivers of cold down your spine, and takes you back to the evil priests of ancient times.
UPDATE: Die Laughing reformed in 2012 to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. On the 8th May it was announced that Die Laughing would be touring with The March Violets on a selection of key UK dates in June 2012, before beginning work on a new album. More information:
History Die Laughing are mainly remembered for their input to the 90s Goth scene but their roots go much further back into the 1980s.
In the year 2012, Satan faces declining popularity and certain defeat at the hands of thee reinvigorated Christian Militia. As the final days before the apocalypse tick down, Satan makes a last ditch effort to win the war for evil. He sends back his favorite band of psychotic, LSD-soaked, metaphysically amorphous androids to recruit kids for the dark side through space, drugs, and rock and roll. That band is known as thee mighty, electric Blood Beach.
The band was founded by The Crazy Singer Dj Alien S Pagan in September 2006, Romeo and Manu/Zorch ( Camp Z / Zorch Factor ) (both former members of Sleeping Children) Join The Band a few months later in Paris. After a few beers they decided to play together and to work on a DIY concept for the band, fiercely determined to pursue the lineage of French Coldwave, Deathrock, Batcave. They recorded a 5-tracks demo to spread their evil sounds and are preparing a full debut album that should be finished next year.