Eternal Noir, new alternative clothing shop in Phoenix

Eternal Noir is the new shop run by Mello Jello, featuring locally-sourced garments of a darker and more dramatic flare. The Melrose District in Phoenix is getting a spooky makeover tomorrow with the soft opening of Eternal Noir, the new boutique owned by photographer and socialite Mello Jello. Eternal Noir is a new shop for […]

Halloween 2018 Events

Is your Halloween spooky enough? If your answer is “no,” you’ve come to the right place. We believe no one’s Halloween can ever really be spooky “enough.” Fortunately, we’ve got a list of some authentic, certified goth nights happening around the valley throughout the month of October that’ll up the ante on the scary, the […]

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Phoenix-based dark alternative bands and musicians

This is our list of goth, industrial, EBM, synthpop, electro, punk, psychobilly, experimental, dark alternative bands from Arizona. If we have forgotten anyone or any information needs to be updated, please let us know. Enjoy! A’ Rebours Gothic (Final Joy Records) A0N Dark Experimental (Self Released) Access Zero Electronica, Industrial (Self Released) Acidica Industrial, Electronica, Gothic […]

PhxGoth Presents: Club Nocturne

Club Nocturne is back with three events this summer: Underworld 6/24/17, Black Out featuring New York’s Black Asteroid 7/22/17 and Cabaret featuring LA’s Street Fever 8/26/17! Nocturne: Underworld features dark moody dance music curated by local band and DJ duo Bella Lune and DJ Kevin Brown. DJs ///she/// and Lolita are joining them in June to spin […]

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Interview: Sidewalks and Skeletons

Since 2012, London’s Sidewalks and Skeletons has been dishing out albums of eerie, downtempo synth tunes that evoke the occult, midnight strolls, and the essence of independent horror flicks. While typically characterized as “witch house,” mastermind Jake Lee explores compositions that are low and somber, high and frantic, and all polarities of ambient and crushing […]

Interview: DJ AthanGrey aka Kevin Brown

DJ Kevin Brown has been a staple in Phoenix’s dance scenes and a revered DJ around the world since the 80’s. His repertoire includes industrial, post-punk, acid house, techno, and much more. He’s proven himself to be an essential component of the underground and a respected force among more mainstream crowds as well.   His latest […]

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Scorpius Dance Theatre Presents: The Vampire Ball

After years of putting on the renowned Vampire Tale, Phoenix’s own “Nutcracker of Halloween,” Scorpius Dance Theatre, in partnership with Davisson Entertainment, is taking over the beautiful Grand Ballroom (formerly Club Palazzo) for a bloodsucking blowout extravaganza, just in time for All Hallows Eve. The Vampire Ball is drama, decadence, and gravitas, brought by the performers […]

Gothic Insanity: Weekly live podcasts with DJ MasterMel

Don’t miss Gothic Insanity, a live podcast every week with DJ MasterMel. Mastermel has been serving Phoenix’s dark music community for years. In addition to weekly servings of tracks from the goth/industrial hotbed that spans the world, he’s also devoted entire DJ sets to local favorites Bella Lune and Alter Der Ruine. And if you’re good […]

Interview: The Strand 2016

Interview with Dave of The Strand 2016   Dave Strand deserves a gold medal for being this long in the tooth with The Strand, his nearly two decade-old, electro-industrial project. A laundry list of defunct or inactive bands in the Arizona scene would be lengthy, but The Strand have always prevailed with changing trends and other […]