Deathrock

Deathrock is a term used to identify a sub-genre of punk rock incorporating horror elements and spooky atmospherics, that emerged on the West Coast of the United States in 1979. Deathrock songs use simple chords, echoing guitars, a prominent bass, and drumming which emphasizes repetitive, post-punk beats within a 4/4 time signature. To create atmosphere, scratchy guitars are sometimes used. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Specimen

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Sunday 29 March 2015
His Name Is Alive
dIRECT aTTACKConcert
The Circle Bar
New Orleans LA, United States
29.942852 -90.072528

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Friday 1 May 2015
Convergence XXI
Kill Sister Kill, 45 Grave, Regenerator, Fangs on Fur, Strap on Halo, Peeling Grey, The Bellwether Syndicate, Readership HostileFestival
Boardners
Los Angeles, United States
34.100876 -118.335007
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