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Photos: ManRay Reunion at the Paradise Rock Club

The Paradise Rock Club hosted a reunion of fans of the now-closed, once-legendary nightclub ManRay on February 1, 2013.

By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  February 08, 2013
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ManRay Rises from the Dead

ManRay's resurrected on February 1, but don’t expect a nostalgia fest.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  January 25, 2013
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''Elsewhere''

Every once in a while the city needs a show like "Elsewhere," the round-up of 17 local artists organized by Flux.Boston blogger Liz Devlin, to get a snapshot of the art being produced here.

By GREG COOK  |  October 12, 2012
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Photos: Shadow-casts of Arisia 2012

Performers in the shadow-casts of Arisia 2012, from Repo! The Genetic Opera to Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog to The Nightmare Before Christmas | Westin Boston Waterfront | January 13-15, 2012
Westin Boston Waterfront | January 13-15, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 27, 2012
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Photos: Peter Murphy + She Wants Revenge at the Middle East

Peter Murphy and She Wants Revenge played The Middle East Downstairs on November 17, 2011.
Middle East Downstairs | November 17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 25, 2011
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Beyond Bauhaus, Peter Murphy builds his own aural architecture

Peter Murphy's ninth solo record, artfully titled Ninth, is worth talking about, since it's his first in seven years and third straight to garner almost across-the-board praise from critics and fans alike.
Forever undead
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  October 28, 2011


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Unmasking the sinister beats of GL?SS †33†H

When I met Xavier Gath in an alleyway on a dark rainy night in Cambridge a few Fridays ago, I didn't know what to expect.
Dark haus
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 28, 2011
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Review: Dream House

You'd have to be crazy to quit your job in the depths of the recession, but that's just what New York publishing exec Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) does in Dream House , planning to write that novel and spend more time with his wife (Rachel Weisz) and ki
Haunted house chills and mind games
By ANNE LEWINSON  |  October 07, 2011
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Review: Dream House

You'd have to be crazy to quit your job in the depths of the recession, but that's just what New York publishing exec Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) does in Dream House , planning to write that novel and spend more time with his wife (Rachel Weisz) and ki
Haunted house chills and mind games
By ANNE LEWINSON  |  October 07, 2011
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Photos: KMFDM + Army of the Universe + Human Factors Lab at Club Royale

KMFDM, Army of the Universe, and Human Factors Lab perform live at Club Royale on August 17, 2011.
Club Royale | August 17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  August 26, 2011
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Review: Glee: The 3D Concert Movie

The little TV series with the can-do pipes rolls out a concert tour that's essentially a love-in with its fan base.
First-rate fluff
By TOM MEEK  |  August 19, 2011


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Peter Murphy | Ninth

 It used to be that casual music fans knew Peter Murphy only as the singer of Bauhaus's archetypal goth piece "Bela Lugosi's Dead." Times change, even for the undead, and since Murphy appeared in last year's Twilight Saga: Eclipse as the Cold One (a vam
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By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  July 01, 2011
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Cold Cave | Cherish the Light Years

The '80s have been dead for a while, but the decade's goth-rock/post-punk/synth-pop sounds still maintain cultural prestige.
Matador (2011)
By REYAN ALI  |  March 25, 2011
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Ritualz | Ghost Ass Witch

A genre of music based in darkness is always the most sensitive to light, especially the kind of illumination that comes from the scorching laser beam of pop-culture attention.
Self-released (2011)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 25, 2011
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Scarlett is the new Black

Olneyville's finest post-punk/goth/sludge metal outfit went missing for the better part of 2010, but we're ecstatic to report that Lolita Black has returned with a new lead singer in Ms. Scarlett Delgado.
Lolita Black finally land new singer
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 29, 2010
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Zacchilli + Kent's 'Night For Day,' Test, and Planka at AS220

Mickey Zacchilli and Natalja Kent's installation "Night for Day" at AS220's Project Space (93 Mathewson Street, Providence, through October 30) is like a manic, feral, black-and-white, punk, strobe light, spook house — just in time for Halloween.
On the dark side
By GREG COOK  |  October 22, 2010


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The Birthday Massacre | Pins and Needles

If you disregard the distorted guitars, the spooky sound effects, and the unapologetically gothtarded imagery, not much separates the Birthday Massacre from honest-to-gosh bumblegum pop.
Metropolis Records (2010)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 01, 2010
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Everyone Everywhere | Everyone Everywhere

Remember when emo wasn’t just some watered-down pop-punk version of goth? No? Well . . . it wasn’t.
Tiny Engines (2010)
By LEOR GALIL  |  May 21, 2010
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Hot love

For once, a scantily clad goth woman swinging chains of neon-orange fireballs over her head isn’t doing so because I’ve pissed her off.  
Taste the flames inside Boston's secret world of fire artists
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 08, 2008
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Interview: Amanda Palmer

So it’s the eve of the release of local sensation and Dresden Dolls vocalist/pianist Amanda Palmer’s solo debut album, and I’m sitting in her bric-a-brac-filled South End apartment drinking herbal tea.
At home with the Dresden Doll's solo joint
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 23, 2008
Weston Cage, the Prince of Sorrow!

Weston Cage, the Prince of Sorrow!


This morning in Pop Trash we told you about Nick Cage's son, Weston.  He's EEEEEVIL... and fronts an awful goth metal band.  Here is the...
By Fletcher  |  April 18, 2008