Goth Reviews

In This Moment Ritual Album Cover
In This Moment – Ritual (, , )
9th August 2017 -

Maria Brink is a frontwoman for all seasons. With each passing In This Moment there is a new look and some form of new element added to the band’s arsenal. Going from being a straight ahead metalcore act they have filtered their sound through industrial, metal and more polished pop metal leanings over the years. they even flirted with a bit of… Read More »

Wednesday 13 – Condolences (, )
21st May 2017 -

Seven albums into their horrifyingly contagious career, Wednesday 13 send their unapologetic ‘Condolences’ to their enemies, including death itself. Despite iconic frontman Wednesday 13 being the last surviving original member, this current line-up now feels as comfortable as ever with axeman Roman Surman assuming co-writing duties once again. After twelve years under the Wednesday moniker, ‘Condolences’ is a slick manoeuvre… Read More »

Death Valley High – CVLT [AS FVK] ()
20th November 2016 -

Enticing industrial-infused goth for the present day, Death Valley High are determined to prove they are ‘CVLT [AS FVK]’. Certainly not for the faint-hearted, Death Valley High are the fresh equivalent of old school Marilyn Manson with a few rusty nails hammered into the coffin for good measure. Industrial goth rarely breaks the surface in a metal-heavy scene, so treasure… Read More »

AshestoAngels – How To Bleed (, )
5th July 2016 -

Bristol’s AshestoAngels have been skirting around the fringes of mainstream success for over six years now. “How to Bleed” is the band’s fifth release, following the deluxe re-release of their Horror Cult album last Summer. On their fourth full length album, the self-styled ‘horror punks’ touch upon several styles but the highlights undeniably come when they let their punk inspired… Read More »

Aiden Self Titled Album Cover
Aiden – Aiden (Self Titled) (, , )
19th November 2015 -

The bittersweet revelation that this self-titled will be Aiden’s last album looms tentatively over 2015. It’s fitting that the only original member remaining is charismatic frontman Wil Francis, harbouring the energy, dedication and emphatic emotion of the years that have passed since ‘Our Gangs Dark Oath’ graced teenage music collections. ‘Crawling Up From Hell’s opening profanities soon take a devastating… Read More »