A 572 page photo book containing 789 images of happenings during 1984/1985, featuring: Alien Sex Fiend, Anorexic Dread, Ausgang, Bone Orchard, Christian Death (Rozz Williams), Let’s Wreck... More > Mother (post-Sexbeat), Pepperlip (featuring Jo Bones, with a Canadian singer), Sexbeat (that’s Sophie on the cover), Specimen (two gigs), Tabatha’s Nightmare (Mark Tinley/Marcus Scott), Zero Le Creche and Zor Gabor (former Banshee guitarist John McKay), along with shots within the club of staff, crowd and regulars. The majority of these photos are, as with all my books, previously unpublished. Details on how to order prints of images included in rear of book.< Less
Please use the Preview first. You can see ALL 620 pages. I have included everything in this book - the best and the worst, because these images are so rare. It starts a bit rough but the deeper in... More > you get the better it becomes. 818 images of happenings at The Batcave, the legendary Goth venue run by Specimen during 1983. It remains the best known Goth club of all time and featured gigs by many special bands, which are included here. You will find Alien Sex Fiend (three gigs), Ausgang, Danielle Dax (posed session), F1 Electric, Marc Almond, Pork Helmets, Sexbeat, Specimen (four gigs), along with the club itself, including staff, regulars, crowd and cabaret artistes/dancers. The majority of these photos are, as with all my books, previously unpublished.< Less
This is a 172 page book of all the Goth-related gig reviews I did in the pre-Internet days, including: Alien Sex Fiend, All About Eve, Ausgang, Badlands, Batfish Boys, Bauhaus, Belfegore, Between Two... More > Worlds, Blood & Roses, Bod, Brigandage, Christian Death, Creaming Jesus, The Dancing Did, Dawn After Dark, Fear Of Darkness, Fields Of The Nephilim, Finish The Story, Furyo, Ghost Dance, Gun Club, Honeymoon Hunt, Ipso Facto, Junior Manson Slags, The Laughing Mothers, Lean Steel, Look Back In Anger, Lorelei Bizarre Festival 1987, ‘Lost In Beirut’ Lyceum all-dayer, The March Violets, Melaroony Daddies, New Model Army, Nico, Play Dead, P.U.M.P., Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Ritual/Sex Gang, The Scream, Seventh Séance, Society, Splashpool, Sunshot, Theatre Of Hate, Toyah, Tragic Venus, UK Decay, Victims Of The Pestilence, Wasted Youth, We Are Going To Eat You, Whiskey & The Devil, Xmal Deutschland, ZigZag Club opening night.
There are also 170 photos, most of them previously unpublished.< Less
A book of Goth-related interviews I did as a journalist, pre-Internet. Large interviews: Abbo of UK Decay, Alien Sex Fiend, All About Eve, Ausgang, Bauhaus, Bod, Christian Death (Valor), Creaming... More > Jesus, Dali’s Car, The Danse Society, The Dancing Did, Finish The Story, Junior Manson Slags, KaS Product, Look Back In Anger, March Violets, Mothburner, New Model Army, Pink & Black, Say You (post-Skeletals), Sex Gang Children, Sunshot, The Cult, Toyah, Ultravox! (John Foxx), Under 2 Flags, The Virgin Prunes. Smaller: Anno Lucis, Chat Show, Discord Datkord, The Fifteenth (post-Look Back In Anger), Hysteria, Julianne Regan, Real Macabre, Rubicon, The Society (post-The Danse Society), Theatre of Hate, Venus Fly Trap, Venus In Furs, Zooey. Articles on: Adam And The Ants, The Dancing Did/Shend at Snowshill Manor, Kabuki (pre-Ausgang), ‘Give Me Passion’, contributions for ‘Masterbag’ and Ausgang’s fanzine ‘Stab The Sun.’
232 pages, 88,000 words and 167 photos, the majority previously unpublished.< Less
Second book (of 3) of Goth-related interviews I did as a journalist pre-Internet. Large interviews with: Aemotii Crii, Alien Sex Fiend, Bod, Christian Death (Valor), The Cravats, Creaming Jesus, The... More > Dancing Did, The Danse Society, Gitane Demone, Gloria Mundi, Julianne Regan, Junior Manson Slags, March Violets, Midnight Configuration, Music For Pleasure, Ritual, Sex Gang Children, Spear Of Destiny, Tones On Tail, The Very Things, Xmal Deutschland. Smaller interviews with: All About Eve, Ausgang, BFG, Diamanda Galas, Dust Devils, Fear Of Darkness, Fields Of The Nephilim, God And The Crazy Lesbians, God’s Girlfriend, Ides Of March, Josi Without Colours. Articles on: The Dancing Did, Tim Did’s own story, further Stab The Sun contributions, a UK Decay tour diary written by Abbo, a mid 90’s State Of Goth article originally printed in Zillo in 4 parts, featuring contributions from about a dozen people in bands.
228 pages, 87,000 words and 150 photos, the majority previously unpublished.< Less
Final volume of my Goth-related interviews I did when a music journalist, pre-Internet. Large interviews: Alien Sex Fiend, All About Eve, Andi Sex Gang, Ausgang, Bauhaus, Blood & Roses, Creaming... More > Jesus, Dancing Did, Dawn After Dark, Death Cult, Jazz Butcher, Junior Manson Slags, Martian Dance, New Model Army, Panic Button, Peter Murphy, Pocket Rockets, Rosetta Stone, Sex Gang Children, Spear Of Destiny, Specimen, Theatre Of Hate, Toyah, UK Decay, Zero Le Crèche. Smaller: The Bolshoi, Bomb Party, Cassandra Complex, The Danse Society, Four Came Home, Julianne Regan, Kommunity FK, Militia, Siiiii, Teahouse Camp, The Witches Of Nemesis, Venus Fly Trap, XC-NN. Articles: Adam Ant (Punk Lives ‘Xmas Carol’), ‘Grebo’ movement, Modern Magic, mid-90’s Overview Of UK Goth, Positive Punk documentary, more Stab The Sun (the Ausgang fanzine).
224 pages, 78,000 words and 165 photos, the majority of them previously unpublished.< Less