Peter Murphy @ Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—The godfather of gothic rock made the unlucky 13th stop on his tour of the East Coast, with eight more North American cities to go before heading overseas for another 20 dates in Europe and th...

Chronologie @ Lillie’s Times Square

MANHATTAN, NY—The last Saturday of each month serves as the occasion for a gathering of the metro area’s lively steampunk community. The drinking, dining and listening event, dubbed “Chronologie,” is the br...

Peter Murphy @ The Wick/The Well

BROOKLYN, NY—The last stop on Peter Murphy’s tour was at The Wick/The Well, an outdoor courtyard surrounded by towering brick monoliths and industrial warehouses in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. As you ...

BlkVampires @ Dingbatz

CLIFTON, NJ—The last time I attended NYC's famous goth music revue, Incantation, I arrived too late to hear BlkVampires, who were just breaking down after their performance. Something special about them str...

Wave-Gotik-Treffen @ Various Venues

LEIPZIG, GERMANY—A few years ago, there was a movie called Memento. The premise of it was that the protagonist had suffered a head injury, leading to loss of the function of short-term memory. He could only...

Jane’s Addiction @ Wellmont Theatre

MONTCLAIR, NJ—These founding forebears of alternative rock, Jane’s Addiction, icons for a quarter-century of some of the most original, transgressive and explicit performance art, made their stop in Montcla...