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Back in Black: The Goth Revival

Report and Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 29 September 2006

THE FAVERSHAM, a pub close to Leeds University, is a brightly decorated bar, popular with lawyers and office workers. But a couple of decades ago ...

The Horrors! The Horrors!

Profile and Interview by James Medd, Independent on Sunday, 18 February 2007

They came out of nowhere (well, Southend) and then suddenly they were everywhere. Now, with a full-length album to back up their formidable haircuts, James ...

The Horrors: Strange House (Loog) ****

Review by Paul Moody, Uncut, April 2007


The Horrors: Primary Colours (XL)

Review by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 1 May 2009

THEY LIVE! Left for dead after a hype overdose two years ago, Southend's ghost-train garage-rockers have risen again with a second album so daring and ...

The Horrors: How To Survive On The Outside

Interview by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 5 June 2009

Author's note: This is the full, unedited version of the piece that appeared in The Independent ...

The Horrors: Academy 3, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 18 June 2011

THE HORRORS are true pop chameleons. ...

The Horrors: Skying (XL Recordings)

Review by Mike Diver,, July 2011

THE HORRORS know all about deceptive appearances. Their mid-00s emergence saw the music press in a lather, hype peaking with inevitable derision creeping forth from ...

The Horrors: Skying/Ganglians: Still Living/Wooden Shjips: West

Review by Rob Hughes, The Word, September 2011

Three of the planet's most diffident, messy and murky indie bands throw open the doors and let the pop stream in. ...

The Horrors: The Roundhouse, London

Live Review by John Robb, Rock's Backpages, October 2011

ONLY THOSE WITH tin ears have been "surprised" by The Horrorssonic muscle. On account of their youth and subscription to textbook Goth aesthetics, they were ...

The Horrors: Omeara, London

Live Review by Stevie Chick, The Guardian, 12 July 2017

PREVIEWING THEIR NEW ALBUM V, the gothic hipsters hint at a life beyond the record-nerd crowd, mixing in throbbing electronics to lighter-waving effect. ...


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