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Rod Melancon And The Return of Southern Gothic..

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From the swamps of southern Louisiana comes the return of apocalyptic folk rocker Rod Melancon. His new album, “Southern Gothic” reflects the same “Gothic Dixie Fried Trash Rock” from his previous works… except the weight of fighting against the apostate s ...
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The Confessions of Mon Laferte

There's little known here in America regarding the Latina Diva.... Mon Laferte . Yet, her confessions are embedded within tormentous love songs. Each tune is like a mini "novella" unraveling with stories of amorous  distrust and deceit.Ms. Laferte was born in 1983 in the quiet village of  Viñ ...
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System Corporation.. Dismal Universal Hiss And Teenage Wastland

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A rock anthem rouses the spirit and uplifts the soul. Sure, it takes talent, purpose and of course  divine intervention.  You can't force inspiration, it comes to you at the right moment. New Zealand rock group, System Corporation have written a song that could ...
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DRAEMINGS And The New Romanticism

Los Angeles band, DRAEMINGS are not a band for the passive consumer. Their music is for those who want to create their own identities within a world that is filled with delusion, isolation and  mistrust.. Just by taking David Bowie at his word being “h ...
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Poptone: Bringing Back The Glory Of Goth

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This is war! For years goth was an underground scene born from the ashes of punk as part of the whole ‘post punk’ era. The scenes’ greatest provocateur responsible for goth’s glory is Daniel Ash. His current project, Poptone includes former Bauhaus/Tones on Tail/ Love and Ro ...
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The J. Geils Band The Bad And The Boujee

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John "Jay" Geils Jr. (he was referred to on stage by the name "Jerome" -- that was an onstage Peter Wolfism that seemed to stick) loved music and cars for nearly all of his 71 years. He played guitar for one of the biggest bands of the '70s and early '80s, which eponymously bore his name.. The J.Gei ...
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MIND MELD And Vincebus Eruptum

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“Retromania” is the rife of western society and it can be detected so effortlessly by local L.A. Psyche band MIND MELD. Their music has the aura of the era gone past when music was analog. It's funny how modern technology tries to create something that sounds ol ...
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Chuck Berry And His Life Of Crime

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As one might guess from his aggressive guitar playing and the defiant tone of many of his songs, Chuck Berry had a hard edge. He was a self-proclaimed bad ass mother fucker! Although Berry complained bitterly that he spent his life as a victim of racism, it was difficult to blame all his offences ...
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Twin Temple Reclaims Goth

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It’s time to reclaim the name of goth, and make it great again. So let it be said that L.A. Goth band.. Twin Temple have made themselves the new "dark angels" for the movement. There’s a sense of sinister tribalism in their appearance and music that makes them so awesome. It’ ...
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Pink Hotel In Modern Times

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Bath, England is an extraordinary place in so many ways. “Bathonians” are dedicated to live life to its fullest with its extraordinary architecture,  prolific writers/artists and musicians….Tears for Fears, Peter Gabriel and Midge Ure all natives of Bath. But now there’s a new band that is ...
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