<< go back << go back

DEATH IN JUNE


DEATH IN JUNE

Death in June are a neofolk group led by UK musician Douglas Pearce. Although originally a post-punk band, they are credited with the initial development of neofolk music along with Current 93 and Sol Invictus.

Death in June emerged in 1981 from the remnants of the punk unit Crisis, reuniting singer/multi-instrumentalist Douglas P. and bassist Tony Wakeford; drummer Patrick Leagas completed the original lineup, which made its live debut late the following year with an opening slot for The Birthday Party.

The 12-inch Heaven Street soon followed, and in 1983 Death in June issued their first full-length effort, The Guilty Have No Pride. From the outset, the group was criticized for its adoption of fascist imagery, and charges of Nazism dogged Pearce throughout his career. However, Pearce is openly homosexual and has also collaborated with various ethnic Jews throughout his discography; the official Death in June web site used to sport an Israeli flag, and Death in June played live in Israel on June 18, 2004 for a predominantly Jewish audience.

Upon completing the Burial LP, Wakeford left the lineup to form Sol Invictus. Following the release of 1985?s Nada!, only Pearce remained, with Leagas exiting to form his own project, Sixth Comm.

Beginning with the 1986 double album The World That Summer, Pearce continued Death in June primarily as a solo concern, aided by a revolving group of collaborators including Current 93?s David Tibet, Boyd Rice and Coil?s John Balance.

[biography from last.fm, click here to read the full biography on last.fm]


Related artist(s): SIXTH COMM

DEATH IN JUNE 12/2014 PHOTOSHOOT  VZW Emma, Antwerpen, Belgium
[DEATH IN JUNE]
 
[marquis(pi)X]
DEATH IN JUNE 12/2013 PHOTOSHOOT  Magasin 4, Brussels, Belgium
[DEATH IN JUNE]
 
[marquis(pi)X]
DEATH IN JUNE 10/2011 PHOTOSHOOT  Steeple, Waregem, Belgium
[DEATH IN JUNE]
 
[marquis(pi)X]
DEATH IN JUNE 12/2013 CONCERT  Review of the concert at Magasin4 in Brussels on 12 December 2013
[DEATH IN JUNE]
 
[Philippe BLACKMARQUIS]
03/2013 NEWS  Dvd by Death In June out
[DEATH IN JUNE]
 
12/2011 NEWS  New Death In June single out early January
[DEATH IN JUNE]
 
DEATH IN JUNE 12/2013 PHOTOSHOOT  BIMfest 2013, Trix Antwerp, Belgium
[related artist: SIXTH COMM]
 
[marquis(pi)X]
12/2013 NEWS  THE BIM-FILES: 6Comm
[related artist: SIXTH COMM]
 
Click here for an overview of all artists with reviews, interviews or photoshoots on this website.



NEWS

08/02/16 Fuzz Club's going crazy in March
08/02/16 W Festival adds two Belgian acts
07/02/16 Peek-A-Boo presents the new video of PJ Har...
07/02/16 Watch Ash Code recording their new album
05/02/16 The story of shoegaze in a CD box
05/02/16 The Fall returns with new EP on Cherry Red
04/02/16 New album by Decoded Feedback in April.

CALENDAR

09/02/16  HALESTORM
09/02/16  LAIBACH
10/02/16  WOLF ALICE
10/02/16  TORTOISE
10/02/16  DAUGHTER
11/02/16  XANDRIA
12/02/16  ONMENS
12/02/16  NINE CIRCLES
12/02/16  SPOIL ENGINE
13/02/16  AN EVENING WITH GREG DULLI
13/02/16  LAND OF THE CREEPS : THE WITCH HOUSE. PART 2
13/02/16  BUNKERLEUTE PARTY
13/02/16  BUNKERLEUTE PARTY
14/02/16  AN EVENING WITH GREG DULLI

REVIEWS

LA STELE DES PLEURS - Le Regret/Gare... [7 INCH]
LONER DELUXE - Snowed Under [CASSETTE]
COALESCAREMONIUM 2016 - Luminance [ARTICLE]
VOID VISION - Sub Rosa [CD]
 

INTERVIEWS

OAKTREE - It is my goal to find some peace in th...
SOPHIA - All former members left their mark on t...
ELVYA DULCIMER - Our next challenge is to perfor...
SPOIL ENGINE - We did not want to be just anothe...
 

PHOTOSHOOTS

06/02/16 : PHANTOM LOVE - Fantastique Night XLVI...
06/02/16 : SCHONWALD - Fantastique Night XLVIII,...
06/02/16 : WINTER SEVERITY INDEX - Fantastique N...
06/02/16 : STARCONTROL - Fantastique Night XLVII...
 

ARTISTS

01/02/16 : OAKTREE
31/01/16 : THE HUMAN VOICE
28/01/16 : ELVYA DULCIMER
25/01/16 : ANDY OPPENHEIMER
24/01/16 : ROSARUBEA
artists
sitemap
disclaimer
links

all.rss rss
news.rss rss
review.rss rss
photo.rss rss
calendar.rss rss
interview.rss rss
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
created & CMS
by Deltacom