They also embraced the Goth rock
movement in the Eighties and had a massive hit with a cover of Barry Ryan's Eloise.
Some highlights for me include goth rock
quartet The Ninth Wave, bluesy folk act Awkward Family Portraits and art-pop quintet Fauves but everyone on the line-up is worth checking out.
Thriving in the aftermath of punk's cold hard shock to the system, the goth rock
scene was far wider, and its effect much longer lasting, than critics supposed.
Artists retained for Volume Two include goth rock
heroes Dead Artist Syndrome, Mike Indest, And How, the b-attitudes, Ric Alba, The Gamble, Dann Gunn, Justin Vellucci, Eddie Parrino, Jeff Elbel + Ping, and The Click Beetles.
Led by the palm tree-haired Smith's wailing voice, The Cure helped shape the genre of Goth rock
especially with the 1982 album "Pornography" which was dominated by thundering dark chords and suicidal lyricism.
god Marilyn Manson, pictured below, didn't go to Laura Ashley for his home furnishings.
Cooper, whose real name is Vince Furnier, is heralded as an early influence on many musical genres, and his imprint is readily seen in punk, in the glam metal and goth rock
movements of the 1980s, and latterly in the emergence of darkly-themed contemporary industrial rock acts like Marilyn Manson.
Tom was a ghoulish version of Elvis Presley; Paul a goth rock
star; while the girls were made to look like Morticia Addams with brightcolored wigs and glittery eye makeup.
MUSIC TONIGHT Wayne Hussey: The singersongwriter from Bristol, front man of The Mission and ex-member of The Sisters of Mercy and Dead or Alive, performs his indie and goth rock
The club is the brainchild of Ian Seaburn, who used to tour the world as a member of the goth rock
uk/technology/2013/feb/22/google-doodle-celebrates-edward-gorey) inspired the likes of film director Tim Burton and the goth rock
band Nine Inch Nails.
The Cure will deliver their goth rock
and Kasabian headline on Saturday at Reading after Florence and the Machine warm the crowds up for the indie foursome.