The pale hordes who descend on Whitby for the biannual Goth Weekend may just have found the perfect soundtrack for their journey.
With esteemed Cocteau Twins/This Mortal Coil producer John Fryer at the controls, York-based duo Mary and the Ram have come up with a modernist take on coffin-rattlers like Bauhaus, Love and Rockets and The Sisters of Mercy.
With their heavy rock/industrial style, Gabriel and the Apocalypse are dramatic and theatrical, but in the words of frontwoman Lindy Gabriel, “not over polished. You can feel the emotion. You can feel the anger.” The band has been together in its current formation since 2011, and have recently released the video for their new song, ‘Thrill Of The Kill’.