01.12.12 - Another great edition of the Wrocław Industrial Festival has taken place. Read our report on the Online Journal v.XX1 pages
30.09.12 - LACRIMOSA open their tour in Warszawa, we went all the way to tell you about it. Find the report on the Online Journal v.XX1 pages
01.09.12 - Live report from the Zürich Openair. We have enjoyed the KRAFTWERK performance and tell you all about it on the Online Journal v.XX1 pages
04.08.12 - FEMINA FABER live in Bellinzona (CH). Read the report on the Online Journal v.XX1 pages
21.06.12 - Parties picture gallery from the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN, check it online on our Online Journal v.XX1 pages
20.06.12 - A pictorial report from the Anker-Volkspalast at the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN, check it online on our Online Journal v.XX1 pages
08.06.12 - Sun-Mon report on the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN from our field crew, read it online on our Online Journal v.XX1
05.06.12 - Fri-Sat report on the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN from our field crew, read it online on our Online Journal v.XX1
15.05.12 - DARKLIFE is now on YouTube. Mainly devoted to bringing The Sounds of DARKLIFE podcast series to the masses in a format that is these days available also directly through your TV set or network-enabled DVD player, the darklifezine channel also hosts visual impressions of a selection of acts that we and our readers alike so much love. Check us out here: www.youtube.com/user/darklifezine/videos
03.05.11 - The WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN in pills: all you need to know if you are planning to visit this event in Leipzig (D). Courtesy of the Online Journal
09.05.11 - Our field reporter Sarah is back with renewed enthusiasm and a previews the 21th edition of the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN for DARKLIFE online v.XX1. Expect a full coverage of the event, which will take place from May 25th to 28th on our Online Journal
10.12.11 - Special report on a special event: the X Wrocław Industrial Festival. Online now on DARKLIFE online v.XX
17.06.11 - More reports on the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN live on our DARKLIFE online v.XXpages
11.06.11 - First impressions on the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN from our field crew, follow online on our Online Journal
13.05.11 - More logistic information for all those planning on visiting the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN from June 9th to 13th in Leipzig, Germany, on our Online Journal
09.05.11 - Our valuable field reporter Sarah previews the 20th Anniversay edition of the WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN for DARKLIFE online v.XX. Expect a full coverage of the event, which will take place from June 9th to 13th on our Online Journal
07.02.11 - . Interview with Paola Bianchi a.k.a Femina Faber online today on DARKLIFE online v.X.9
19.12.10 - SWANS are not dead!. Live report from L'Usine, Geneva (CH) today on the DARKLIFE online v.X.9
30.11.10 - Interview with Jason Bazinet of Front Line Assembly today on the DARKLIFE online v.X.9
06.11.10 - Report from Eine Nacht im Bergwerk 6 online today on the DARKLIFE online v.X.9
30.07.10 - DARKLIFE takes a deserved break, allowing us to relocate back to Switzerland, where it all started, a long way back in 1998. We'll be back soon, and re-generated.
06.06.10 - Reports over the XIX. WGT have rolled gently over our pages, posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.9. We hope you've enjoyed it as much as our crew did.
12.04.10 - As traditionally established since our beginning back in 1998, DARKLIFE will be covering the Wave-Gotik Treffen in Leipzig (D). Our crew will attend the largest dark gathering in the world this Pfingsten, when the XIX. WGT will take place ( 21-24 May). More details here
12.09.09 - A full 1276-photo report on the XVIII. WGT is posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.7
07.06.09 - Final impressions over the second half of the XVIII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.7
06.06.09 - Second part of the commentary covering the first two days of the XVIII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.7
03.06.09 - Our crew is out in Leipzig! Read their first impressions straight from the XVIII. WGT on DARKLIFE online v.X.7
02.06.09 - Another round of pictures from the XVIII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.6
31.05.09 - More serious snaphots from the XVIII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.6
30.05.09 - First photo impressions from the XVIII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.6
11.04.09 - We are glad to announce that DARKLIFE will be once more covering the Wave-Gotik Treffen in Leipzig (D). As we have done since our very first issue back in 1998, we will have a crew attending this Pfingsten, when the XVIII. WGT will take place ( 29 May - 1st June). Get an impression of what to expect from the own words of the organisers following this link
20.02.09 - We press on with new music to stream or download with the eleventh episode of our podcast series The Sounds of DARKLIFE. This is the second of three shows covering reviews published at DARKLIFE online v.X.5
21.05.08 - Yet more pictures from the XVII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4
14.05.08 - Second part of the commentary covering the second half of the XVII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4
13.05.08 - A first commentary about the first two days of the XVII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4
12.05.08 - More stunning pictures from the XVII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4
11.05.08 - First photo impressions from the XVII. WGT posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4
08.04.08 - Confirming a long-time tradition that has seen DARKLIFE covering the Wave-Gotik Treffen in Leipzig (D) since our very first issue back in 1998, we will have a crew attending this Pfingsten as well, when the XVII. WGT will take place ( 9-12 May). Get an impression of what to expect from the own words of the organisers following this link
27.03.08 - Interview to RAN has bee posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4
27.03.08 - A new 'Lifestyle' article posted to DARKLIFE online v.X.4. Coming soon, more band interviews
29.02.08 - DARKLIFE is on myspace (big deal!). We are not going to publicise that much just yet, but expect a surge in promotion coming in Spring. Check it out here
25.12.07 - The Sounds of DARKLIFE Podcast series has been added to the popular PodOmatic hosting site. Yet another way for you to get hold of our broadasts. We will add past episodes progressively through the next few months.Listen to it here or subscribe to their RSS feed for it
14.07.07 - Reports on the Forms of Hands and Wave-Gotik Treffen festvals posted to the "Online Journal"
30.06.07 - New photo-impressions from the 2007 Wave-Gotik Treffen posted to the "Online Journal"
13.06.07 - First Photogallery from the 2007 Wave-Gotik Treffen posted to the "Online Journal"
27.05.07 - Interviews to Dark Sanctuary and AJ Mountain & The Spectral Eye posted to the "Online Journal"
07.05.07 - The DARKLIFE podcast series "The Sounds of DARKLIFE" has now landed at:
Find it also at:
19.04.07 - Online is the fifth episode of our podcast series The Sounds of DARKLIFE which features mostly dark ambient, death industrial power noise. It covers material reviewed at DARKLIFE online v.X.2
17.04.07 - Confirming long-time traditions, DARKLIFE will be covering two landmark events taking place yearly in Germany:
Follow these links for information on both events:
14.04.07 - We welcome the spring with DARKLIFE online v.X.3, including a round of 83 CD, Vinyl and DVD reviews
29.10.06 - The DARKLIFE podcast series "The Sounds of DARKLIFE" is now listed in some of the most popular podcast directories around:
22.10.06 - Having said goodbye to the Summer, DARKLIFE online v.X.2 is given birth today with a round of 76 CD, Vinyl and DVD reviews. More Podcast shows are to come, featuring tracks culled from these reviews. If you'd like your track considered for inclusion and you haven't yet granted us permission, please do so straight away
07.08.06 - Last reports for v.X.1 posted to the Online Journal: Amen Festival, Wave-Gotik Treffen
23.07.06 - For a limited time, we are giving away an exclusive ATTRITION interview CD with every order we receive (issue X, previous issues or the DARKLIFE compilation Vol 1, of which only 5 copies remain available!). Totalling 45 minutes, the CD features an exclusive interview with Martin Bowes and extracts of their new 25 annyversary Best of... collection, titled "Tearing Arms from Deities 1980 - 2005
10.06.06 - New festival reports posted to the Online Journal: Triumvirat, Cold Meat Industry, Forms of Hands
14.05.06 - Current 93 and Kirlian Camera live reports posted to the Online Journal . New podcast show coming up in a matter of days.
25.04.06 - While holding off the publication of printed issue XI, we are pleased to introduce the DARKLIFE online journal.
DARKLIFE online v. X.1 will go on featuring:
19.04.06 - Confirming a long-time tradition that has seen DARKLIFE covering the Wave-Gotik Treffen in Leipzig (D) since our very first issue back in 1998, we will have a crew attending this Pfingsten as well, when the XV. WGT will take place ( 2-5 June). Get an impression of what to expect from the own words of the organisers following this link.
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The Sounds of DARKLIFE has yelded over 350 downloads in the first 2 days only. Do not hesitate to tell us what you think of it!
- While the printed magazine remains in limbo, with issue X
still going strong, we are proud to announce the launch of a
new Podcast series, entitled The
Sounds of DARKLIFE.
HOW TO: if you are on a Mac, you're good to go; just follow the links and enjoy the show. If you still use a PC, make sure you have Quick Time and iTunes installed (or download them for free following the Quick Time link we provide in the podcast page). If you are on Linux, your geekness factor will be high enough to figure out how to ear and watch an MPEG4 file.
We'd be glad to receive a good amount of feedback about this initiative, so that we can improve it according to the wishes of our audience
22.12.05 - DARKLIFE wish you a serene holiday season and hope to be back with you and a new online update in mid-January 2006
15.12.05 - We have been in beautiful Venice for a classy performance by CURENNT 93 & friends, courtesy of Post Romantic Empire. A definite highlight of our 'musical' year 2005. Thanks PRE, we owe you one! Full report coming soon
MINISTRY 'Rantology' competition winners nominated (available here)
24.10.05 - New outlets in Rome and Geneva and new distributors in Spain and Portugal. Check the full distributors list and join the parade: e-mail us to distribute Darklife in your own town!
We have new distributors for you in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. check the distributors page for an overview on where to pick up Darklife X.
30.08.05 - Darklife has landed in France and is available there at the Abstraktsens mailorder. We''l soon secure also a retail outlet in Paris.
22.08.05 - Darklife X is out NOW. Enjoy a selection of online-only extras to wet your appetite while pondering whether to order it tomorrow or order it NOW! Included is a free CD sampler by Darklife&Interstice, on Urgence Disk
23.06.05 - Issue X is at the printer. Have a sneak preview here!
19.06.05 - Two new distributors carry Darklife for you: SkullLine Mailorder in Germany and Hagshadow Distribution in the UK. Check out our complete list of distributours here. and if you want to join in, just email us!
25.05.05 - We had a great time at the WGT in Lepizig. Hope you did too. The Spring issue becomes a Summer issue, sorry about that, but it's shaping up nice. Check the content list and be delighted
20.04.05 - Did you say you wanted to be pleased? Then we confirm it: DARKLIFE celebrates issue X by issuing a free CD sampler to go with the mag. Details here
24.03.05 - Issue X takes shape: check the cover and expect to be treated to a free CD sampler! We are definitely gonna celebrate issue X in style...! More surprises to come. Update here
04.11.04 - We plan to re-open the London office in December.
04.08.04 - The summer online-only Extras update is there: Violet Tears, XIII WGT and 15 extra CD reviews
04.08.04 - Press section updated with more reviews of Darklife issues
24.05.04 - DARKLIFE has landed in Austria: find the magazine in two shops in Wien: Nexus and Totem. Here the updated list of distributors
16.05.04 - Website-only extras to Issue IX are now online. Check them out NOW: Epica, Kirlian Camera, Kraftwerk and 55 extra CD reviews
DARKLIFE is now available in the USA through Lukotyk Records: www.lukotykrecords.com: hassle them now! More distributors are welcome to contact us for expanding the network.
DARKLIFE is now available through Paypal for orders from outside Europe (only)
Call on contributors: please check the coming issue section if you'd like to contribute material to DARKLIFE or want to promote your own band through our pages
12.04.04 - Website updated: minor face-lift and PRESENTATION of ISSUE IX
07.04.04 - Inevitable printing delays follow inevitable preparation delays. We knew we would not disappoint you! It isn't that easy to stick to such a rigid delay schedule, you know... Issue IX expected now out on April 15th
28.02.04 - Issue IX comes togheter. Check out contents and front cover here. The FANZINE FOCUS column has been ditched, as we have received virtually no response from the small press. Shame
09.12.03 - We want to resume our FANZINE FOCUS column, in order to give once again exposure to the collegues of the small print from all over the world. Send your printed mags for review (also trades are welcome). We'd also offer short presentations (not reviews) to e-zines. So get in touch en-masse
09.12.03 - New URL: www.darklifezine.org
10.11.03 - We have new distributors in Italy, Portugal , Sweden and Switzerland. Check out our full list of distributors. We are looking for NEW DISTRIBUTORS. Get in touch for our "peanuts rates worldwide"
24.04.03 - Additional Web-only etras to issue VIII are available now: More interviews, The Cure live and 100 additional CD reviews!! Check them out here!
26.02.03 - Issue VIII progressing well. Check out the cover and contents!
15.02.03 - Since this year's Eurorock festival has been pushed forward to April, our planned introductory feature on the festival won't be printed in the mag but it's already available online here
08.02.03 - At long last issue VIII is coming together! Expect it out bythe end of March 2003. Check out the contents
- Special Autumn 2002 offer: DARKLIFE at half
24.04.02 - The XI wave-gotik treffen is forthcoming. Check here the program
18.04.02 - Your wait was not in vain! Web-only extras to issue VII online NOW here: additional interviews, CD reviews, a preview of the printed magazine, the advertisers online and links to all the artists, labels/distributors, festivals, fanzines, shops, clubs appearing on the magazine. Are we forgiven for the delay??
28.03.02 - Issue VII is atthe printer! Aren't you happy?? New distributors in Italy.
28.02.02 - We regret to have to push back issue VII one month or so. Be sure the wait will be rewarded by another sparkling issue: check the contents here. The work is currently well under way. We have a new URL: darklifezine.mainpage.net (although, if you made it to here, I'm sure you knew that already!!)
13.11.01 - Two additional distributors in the UK.
23.07.01 - The new issue VI is OUT NOW!
26.06.01 - The new issue VI is currently at the printer and will hit the streets in a matter of days. Artists, Labels, Promo agencies, Fanzines who have submitted review material can obtain upon request e-mail transcripts of the reviews of their material. Please request via e-mail
19.01.01 - PRINTED MEDIA AND FANZINES covering the same music and lifestyle themes: in order to support the independent publishing and the fanzine scene, we would like to have an extended section including fanzine reviews, perhaps going a bit more in depth into some of them. If you'd like your publication to be reviewed, send it to us now!
If you'd like to review the DARKLIFE fanzine, contact me at email@example.com
16.01.01 - The DARKLIFE fanzine hits the streets in Spain too! Check out the updated list of distributors
30.11.00 - ISSUE V of the zine is available NOW! Get those orders flooding in!!
26.11.00 - issue V of the zine is finally back from the printer and is being distributed! Check out CURRENT Issue for details and get your copy now!
25.11.00 - the redesigned website is on-line. Please report comments and bugs to firstname.lastname@example.org