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 are four artists called Nosferatu. 1. An English gothic rock band formed 1988. 2. A hardcore DJ / producer from the Netherlands. 3. A German progressive rock band formed 1968. 4. A colombian Black metal band formed in 1993.
1. Nosferatu is an English Gothic rock band formed in March 1988 by Damien DeVille, Vlad Janicek, and Sapphire Aurora. They are one of the most successful second wave Gothic rock groups in the world.
Dark Sanctuary is a band from France that was created in February 1996. Their songs can be categorized primarily as belonging to the "Dark Atmospheric" genre, most of them having a unique feel to them - mixtures between gothic, ethereal and tranquil, relying on classic instruments for the most part. Their first official release was a 20 min single track Mcd, " Funeral Cry ", released in 1997 and, at that time, the band only consisted in two members,Arkdae on keyboards and Marquise Ermia on vocals.
Formed in the late 90s, Lycanthia are a 6 piece Gothic/Death-Doom Metal band from Sydney, Australia. Their music can be described as dark, aggressive and emotional soundscapes fused with classical and rock elements. Consisting of grim male and dual female vocals, violins, keyboards, guitars and drums, Lycanthia continues the sound found in the early "golden age" works of classic gothic doom bands Theatre of Tragedy, Tristania, My Dying Bride, and The Sins of thy Beloved, while also adding more aggressive and traditional-doom influences.
Diary of Dreams is a darkwave group from Düsseldorf, Germany. The lead singer and founding member Adrian Hates has produced most of the albums by himself or with minimal help from others. He rarely uses a full band, except when he is on tour. Adrian Hates was originally a classically trained guitarist and pianist, and subsequently bassist of Garden of Delight. He initiated the Diary of Dreams project in the late 1980s, taking the name from one of his early classical guitar compositions, 'Tagebuch der Träume'. The first album, 'Cholymelan', appeared in 1994 on the Dion Fortune label.
Winter's Eve are a female fronted London-based Symphonic Gothic Metal band. Key influences include Nightwish, Lacuna Coil and Opeth. The band began in London, England, in 2008 as the brainchild of guitarist and songwriter Axeman Jim, who sought to create the perfect fusion of gothic beauty, raw metal power and progressive sophistication. The band began gigging on the London circuit in February 2010, quickly garnering rave reviews for their live performances and a loyal following.
There are four different bands named Altered States, listed in order of popularity: a Japanese free/noise jazz / avant-prog group from the 90s, an 80s gothic rock band, a Bass music production trio from Manchester and a psychedelic rock band from Dallas. 1. If pure musicianship is the guiding criterion, Altered States are arguably one of the greatest guitar/bass/drums trios in the history of rock, which may strike some as an overstatement but the evidence is there for anyone willing to seek out the band's Japanese label releases.