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.