New Age of Kink: Fetish Ball 2016 – Arizona Fetish Society

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.

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 […]

Interview: Satanism, Goths, and the Crossover Appeal.

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 […]