DJ Tristan Iseult is the glue that holds the Phoenix dark alternative scene together. He has been a DJ and performer in the Phoenix goth scene since the late 90s. He continues to put together some of the best events that dark Arizona has to offer. He has gone by several other pseudonyms including DJ Noiz.fkr, Notsonoiz.fkr. He […]
Nihilist techno deviant Tristain/Iseult, industrial rock outfit Amnestic, and dirty synth duo The Audio Virus are setting the tone for the Fetish side of the show, right before industrial rock juggernauts 3Teeth make their Arizona debut. On the kink side, the bone-crushing heavyweights Bass Cadets, the manic beats of Sluggo, the quirky dubstep of Nerd Rage, and DJ Sharktopus of electro rock group Rabbit Junk will be keeping the tension at all-time pleasurable highs.
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 […]
The Musical Instrument Museum boasts an expansive display of instruments from nearly 200 countries. TripAdvisor users rank it the #1 tourist attraction in the Phoenix Metro area. It is the largest museum of its type in the world, and it is here in our back yard.
Arizona’s dark underground continues its domination of Phoenix’s Rebel Lounge next Saturday with acts new and old hitting the stage.
Amnestic’s harsh, kinetic brand of American cold wave has been a rising force in the Phoenix goth/industrial scene for the last two years. Since their debut album Real Bad Day on Glitch Mode Recordings in 2014, Brooke and Sarah have been making lots of noise
HÄXAN, a Doomed Disco-Tech, typically hosted monthly at Valley Bar, will be temporarily moving to Rebel Lounge this Saturday, and a portion of the cover will be donated to help repair the damage done by the negligent actions of a band coming through town–pyrotechnics that set the sprinkler system into overload that caused flooding damage.
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 […]
Interview with The Audio Virus Phoenix’s The Audio Virus has gained a lot of momentum over the years, opening for local shows with genre trailblazers like Leaether Strip and Hanzel Und Gretyl and collaborating on various stints with homegrown freakazoids The Agents of Lust. Billy Virus and Justin Zero’s once two-man synth project has expanded […]
Lycia’s newest post-2010 release confirms that they are here to stay. While many titans of 90s darkwave have either disbanded or fallen by the wayside, Mike VanPortfleet and Tara Vanflower’s momentum over the past five years has shown ambition and the excavation of new sonic territory. They are a favorite of the PhxGoth staff (read […]
No subculture has embraced the concept of Satanism like the Gothic has. Abound with dramatic reds and blacks with graphic depictions of goat heads, pentagrams, hooded figures, and anti-authoritarian sentiments, Satanism perhaps more appropriately aligns with Goth than any other religion, aesthetic-wise. The actual practice of Satanism speaks to a person’s deeply rooted beliefs in […]
No community embraces the vampire like the Goth subculture does. Your average club or show is overrun with people who look like they stepped off the set of The Lost Boys and From Dusk Till Dawn, all pasty faces, black leather pants, and the occasional cape fake fangs.