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Favorite goth products and vendors, hand-picked by the people who bring you Absolution

Lip Service – goth fetish punk glam rock clothing

  Started in 1984 by rocker Drew “Lippy” Bernstein, Lip Service is a clothing company that has roots in the punk, hardcore and death rock communities. Well known for their trademark Stretch Fuck ‘N Jeans and “Lords of the New Church” skull dagger prints, Lip Service is still going strong with their online store. Lip Service…

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Torture Couture

                              Torture Couture sell gothic items and jewelry.  Their products include rings, necklaces, pins, bracelets/cuffs, calendars, clothing and hats. “Torture Couture – Inspired by so many things, including film, music, old hollywood glam, vintage, death, gothic culture…“

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Secret Oktober – new and vintage gothic clothing

                            Secret Oktober offers new and vintage gothic, steampunk, rockabilly, alternative and punk clothing at a low cost.  There are clothing selections for men, women and children in small to plus sizes. About: “Secret Oktober is an independent women-owned business in Austin,…

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Candy Razor gift items

Candy Razor has a wide variety of gift items suitable for Gothic, Industrial and Alternative fans. a Joy Division sticker → Coasters Ornaments iPad/iPhone Cases Necklaces T-Shirts Postage Invitations Business Cards Mugs Aprons Bags Binders Bumper Stickers Buttons Calendars Cards Embroidered Bags Embroidered Hats Embroidered Shirts Envelopes Flyers Hats Keychains Labels Letterhead Magnets Mousepads Pet Clothing…

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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab sells specialized perfume oils. “Our scents run the aesthetic gamut of magickal, pagan and mythological blends, Renaissance, Medieval and Victorian formulas, and horror / Gothic-themed scents. By utilizing our knowledge of homeopathy and aromatherapy, the conceptual theories of hermetic alchemy, and the aesthetic artistry of perfumery, we have mastered the art…

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Gothic clothing from Germany’s Xtra-X

                                          Xtra-X is Germany’s largest Gothic clothing chain.  They carry a full line of gothic clothes, shoes & boots for both genders as well as many accessories such as bags, belts and jewelry. They have…

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Gothic Wine Rack

                            This Gothic wine rack is made for your cellar or kitchen. It is a black wine bottle holder made from cast iron.  It weighs approximately 45 lbs. Gothic inspired and limited edition, it can hold 38 individual bottles. It is made by American…

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Mick Mercer’s Live Journal

Mick Mercer’s cutting edge reviews on new dark bands are available for free on his Live Journal. Mick Mercer is well known for his groundbreaking authorship of several great and defining books on Goth.  These books are highly recommended to all who would like to know more about Gothic music. Long unavailable, but now newly reprinted:…

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HEX FILES: Resurrection

HEX FILES: Resurrection by Mick Mercer “HEX FILES: Resurrection is the new version of my Hex Files book originally published in 1996, covering the mix 90’s International Goth scene, with Gothic, Vampire and Fetish content also included. This book has been out of print for over a decade. My self-published Author’s Edition now sees it…

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GOTHIC ROCK By MICK MERCER “This was my second book on Goth, out of print since the early 90’s. Once again I have increased the size from the original 196 pages to 400 pages, with 200 images and 444 photos, the majority previously unpublished. The original text remains the same, but with extra explanatory intro…

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Gothic Rock Black Book by Mick Mercer

GOTHIC ROCK BLACK BOOK By MICK MERCER “The first book ever published about Goth, written in 1988, but out of print for nearly two decades. For the 21st anniversary I have increased it from its original 96 pages to 268, including 311 photos from my archive, the majority previously unpublished. Seven chapters: All About Eve,…

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Peep Drinks is a creative site that features many colorful and tasty alcoholic drinks with peeps as ornaments.  Check out the terrific photography and useful recipes at Peepdrinks and you will be pleased that you did.

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