Concert photos: Curse Mackey, the Bellwether Syndicate, and Clan of Xymox

There are few better ways to kick off the holiday season than with a good concert.  2018 was no exception in this regard - the DNA Lounge brought in a trio of goth heavy hitters spanning the last 40 years in.  The night was opened by Curse Mackey, who seems to have worked with just about everyone on just about everything from Thrill Kill Kult to Pigface.  Second up was a relatively new group called the Bellwether Syndicate (whose work I've grown quite fond of since that show), comprised of William Faith (best known for being one of the founders of …

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Sophie Lancaster memorial album released.

I've spent a couple of weeks trying to figure out what I wanted to write about this, partly because it hits so close to home. I quietly followed the murder of Sophie Lancaster in 2007 because what happened to she and her boyfriend hit a little too close to home for me. Because it happened in the United Kingdom it really didn't have much of a media impact in the States, though word can and did get around. In summary, Lancaster and her boyfriend Robert Maltby of Lancashire, both of whom were part of the gothic subculture in the area …

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The Cruxshadows strike again!

Heartfelt congratulations to the Cruxshadows for striking the music world like a bolt of lightning - they've taken the #1 position on the Hot Singles Dance Chart once again and are at #2 on the Hot Singles Sales Chart with the release of Birthday, their second single from the album Dreamcypher.

On top of that, the single Sophia has re-entered the Dance Singles Chart again at the #3 position, thus sayeth the Dancing Ferret Discs website.

Congratulations, guys.

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