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What Do Goths (the Music Tribe) Have in Common with Goths (the Barbarians That Destroyed the Roman Empire)? Let’s Talk a Look

There’s a moment when you’re studying the Roman Empire in high school that you learn that a tribe known as the Goths contributed to its downfall. “Wait,” you might have though, “How are they connected to Wendy, the girl in biology who wears black lipstick and wears a Siouxsie and the Banshees t-shirt?” Good question. Let’s take a look. (Via Andrew)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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