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Gothic rock music on the radio

Gothic rock is a music genre that emerged in the late 1970s as a darker and more atmospheric version of post-punk. The genre is characterized by its dark and brooding lyrics, heavy use of synthesizers and bass guitars, and its association with gothic subculture. The music is often melancholic and introspective, with a focus on themes of death, romanticism, and the supernatural.

Some of the most popular artists of the genre include The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus, Joy Division, and Sisters of Mercy. These bands helped to establish and popularize the genre, paving the way for later bands such as Fields of the Nephilim and Type O Negative.

Gothic rock has inspired a number of sub-genres over the years, including darkwave, deathrock, and gothic metal. The genre has also had an influence on fashion, art, and literature, with many gothic themes and motifs appearing in popular culture.

There are a number of radio stations dedicated to playing gothic rock and related genres, both online and on traditional radio. Some popular examples include Radio Gothique, Dark Asylum Radio, and Gothic Paradise Radio. These stations offer listeners a chance to discover new and classic gothic rock bands, and to connect with others who share their love of the genre.