A Home for Dark Culture
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The Belfry’s biggest elitist is back to tell you why you aren’t goth enough. Again.
When you reduce a group of peoples worth to their physical appearance, you may be doing more harm than you think.
After a nearly 10 year absence, can South African goth rocker Ashton Nyte reclaim prominence in a crowded modern landscape? Read on for our review of the new album from The Awakening, Chasm.
The age old question: Are Gothic and goth the same thing?
Often enough goth gets lumped into categories with metal and punk, but how similar are they really? And what lessons can the scene learn from these other related subcultures?
Is it all in the looks? Aytakk talks image, genre and culture.
The timeless ritual of record hunting.
How much should a scene have to compromise and evolve to remain relevant and support club nights?
A war of words, does it even matter?
What exactly is Gothic literature, and how did it get its start? The Gothic Librarian breaks down the history of the genre.
Brodustrial: the game
DJ Gomez is back to review the newest release from Project Pitchfork!
It seems there have been more and more musicians linking goth culture to gang culture, through parody or otherwise. What could be the cause, and what should we do about it?
A grumpy old goth gives their take on the evolution of poseurs, elitists, and "scene purity".
DJ Gomez gives his thoughts on the new album.
Aytakk returns with a new instalment to his How To series. This time speaking from his experience in forming bands, playing shows, and finding band mates.
Aytakk finishes up his 3 part series with some tips and tricks for breathing fresh life into your local scene (or lack thereof).
Andi Harriman reviews a coming-of-age adventure that offers a glimpse into a subculture where unchecked fanaticism can lead to both euphoric and devastating consequences.
The Belfry is a gathering place for dark culture and those who find a home within. Here you will discover audio shows, blogs, and videos catering to the darker side of life.
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