• Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Top 10 Goth Songs From Houston Ever

    The local goth scene in Houston has been around for quite a while. Though it's never been a dominating force in Houston music, its influence has been felt, and some truly remarkable songs have made their way into our little black hearts. Here's our pick of the Top 10 goth tracks released by local ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Ex-Voto to Headline Age of Decay Festival

    ​Gothic Council member Alethea Carr and Houston-based partner Kris Prudhomme are busy preparing for a major event in the goth calendar next year, their inaugural Age of Decay festival in Jacksonville, Florida on April 21. Two major Texas acts have already been signed to participate in the fest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Saturday Night: Stage Frights & Ending the Vicious Cycle At Numbers

    Photos by Jef With One F​The Stage Frights, Ending the VIcious Cycle Numbers September 24, 2011 The Stage Frights are only on their fourth show, but between the husband and wife team of Larry Rainwater and Spleen there are decades of experience in goth musical excellence. Previously they've b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Michael Lee's Magical Mythical Metal Is No Flashback

    ​Too much is too much, but way too much is perfect. Michael Lee is way too much. Lee's made his name as an editor and Emmy-nominated producer on everything from E! True Hollywood Story to Super Bowl post-game wrap-ups, but the San Antonio native was suckled at the teat of Van Halen and Judas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Taylor Swift: Goth Icon In The Making

    ‚Äč As the summer and its hateful amount of sunlight begins to creep towards us like some kind of humid, rat-borne plague, Gothtopia has been a bit hard-pressed to find spooky news to bring Houston. But today we have an emerging Goth icon whose presence MUST be discussed before she blows through tow ... More >>

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Holy Moses

    Moses Guest revamps its sound and looks for a breakthrough

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    The Man Who Knew Too Soon?

    Eight years ago Tom Curtis reported that AIDS could have been spread by an experimental polio vaccine grown on monkey kidneys. Scientists sniffed. Journalists scoffed. The story died. Now, a new book says the theory wasn't so stupid after all.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Broken Promises

    Fourth Ward residents are left with a harsh reality

  • News

    July 31, 1997

    Fourth Ward or Bust

    Houston Renaissance still hasn't secured private financing to redevelop the Fourth Ward, and its time may be running out

  • Calendar

    January 27, 1994