Which was entirely an invention of the NME because they were mates with Klaxons or something.
Around 50% of all 90s and 00s genres were invented by an NME journo on the back of a fag packet in the Good Mixer
In about 1997 the NME came up with ‘New Grave’ which included faintly goth-y bands such as Placebo, Mansun & Geneva…it lasted about 2 weeks before they dropped it.
Rock isn’t dead. Yet.
I remember that…even though I was only 15 at the time I knew it was nonsense.
Rock is NOT dead…
The Amazons (UK)
Catfish and the Bottlemen (UK)
The Raconteurs (USA)
Locksley (USA-listen to All of the Time very Beatles like)
Nominee (USA) Punk Rock
Rival Sons (USA)
The Black Lillies (USA)
Palaye Royale (USA)
Boston Manor (UK)
The Night Cafe (UK)
Red Sun Rising (USA)
Five Finger Death Punch (USA)
I know I missed a lot more but there’s a start. I definitely have way more that I didn’t bother to go through my entire Spotify liked songs.
A band I guarentee nobody has ever heard of
Yeah chillwave seemed to mutate into hypnagogic stuff and vapourwave etc
Aw this article mentions Best Coast
I miss 'em.
Apparently they put out a kids record last year?!!?
Some truly awful bands on this list