Madonna’s Pre-Pop Past

Photo by George Dubose circa 1980 There's little need to introduce Madonna as she's been pop's reigning princess for the past 35 years. However, there's not as much knowledge about her disco, rock'n'roll and,...

Nick Cave Smoking: A Photo Collection

With his furrowed brow, backcombed hair, and exquisitely tailored suits—Nick Cave is goth's very own modern day dandy. His aesthetic has morphed over the years, from his charming early-to-mid 1980s dirty Berlin...

Surrealistic Nightmares: The Art of Rozz Williams

Rozz Williams' art is impressive to say the least. In fact, it's highly sought after and incredibly rare. His collage work was much in the manner of Dalí, Man Ray and the surrealistic artists of the 1920s with ...

THE DEAD BOYS: More erotic than Iggy on Iggy

Sicker than the Stones, worse marauders than Morrison on meth, more erotic even than Iggy on Iggy, the Dead Boys are the undisputed princes of punk New York. There are a few things to be thankful for in life...

An Ode to Nina Hagen’s Unparalleled Fashion Sense

Nina Hagen has never had a boring fashion moment. In fact, her unparalleled fashion sense is just as overlooked as her musical impact on punk and early new wave movements. Hagen's attitude was reflected in he...

Siouxsie and Budgie Interview, 1983

"The best magic is when something good happens and you don't plan it - it's not in your control." In honor of our ice-cold goth queen Siouxsie Sioux's 59th birthday, it seemed only proper to celebrate with...

Proto-Goth Steve Rawlings in Danse Crazy, 1980

The Danse Society are one of my personal favorite post-punk bands who managed to blend synthesizer-heavy sounds into a traditional band format, even pushing the new wave line with 80s-tastic tracks like "Say ...