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Faith And The Muse: The War For Peace, Part 2

After a five-year hiatus, Goth icons Faith And The Muse returned last year with their fifth studio album ankoku butoh, an edgy, energetic and mystical collection of songs that incorporated Taiko drumming into their sound, with lyrics culled from Japanese f...
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Faith And The Muse: The War For Peace, Part 1

In my not-so-humble opinion, Faith And The Muse is the greatest Goth band ever. However, the dynamic duo of Monica Richards and William Faith would not want to be pigeonholed that way. Over the years they have combined Celtic, African, ethereal, new wave, ...
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My Top Ten Albums For 2009

My Top 10 albums list for 2009 (along with Top 5 songs) is included in the online results for the annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll. This past year many groups that could loosely be put under the Goth/industrial/darkwave umbrella captured m...