Filed under: News , Exclusive , New Music , New Releases , Q + A Thomas Tadeus Bak Peter Murphy may be the "Godfather of Goth" and the lead singer for one of rock's spookiest bands, Bauhaus , but until recently the 54-year-old Brit seemed indifferent to his black crown. Murphy's 1990s and 2000s were marked by the creation of a traditional Turkish album, an ambient electric [...]
Boo! All Hallows' Eve is upon us. May I present to you 10 of my favorite music videos that are on the scary / creepy / frightful side. The North American Hallowe'en Prevention Initiative - "Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?" Queens Of The Stone Age - "Burn The Witch" Phantom Planet - "Big Brat" TV On The Radio - "Wolf Like Me" Circlesquare [...]
Tonight Canadian industrial legends Skinny Puppy take the stage at Warehouse Live, and Rocks Off will be there to cover every single corpse-paint and blood-spotted inch of the show. We snagged a ... Continue reading "The Gnarly Musical Ingredients That Make Up Skinny Puppy" >
August marked the 30th anniversary of the release of "Bela Lugosi's Dead", the first single by goth pioneers Bauhaus. I knew in the back of my head that the song would hit the three-decade mark this year, but the exact date of release slipped my mind, otherwise I would've written a glowing tribute to the song two months ago. My forgetfulness works out all right, given that there's no better time to ruminate on "Bela...
As a treat for his fans, Bruce Springsteen posted a free MP3 of "A Night with the Jersey Devil" to download. Grab it by clicking here . I've been a little scattered this week, so I haven't had time to immerse myself in Halloween-themed tunes this year. But here are a couple of my faves. What are yours? "The Ghost in You," Psychedelic Furs "Bela Lugosi's Dead," Bauhaus "Ghosts," The Jam [...]