Dave Vanian - The Damned - At the Hammersmith Palais, 11.09.1983 (Photo by Mick Mercer)
Dear Mick Mercer, thank you for all the history of the goth scene that you’ve preserved.
Oh look, one of my rock star crush objects.
New Rose by The Damned
The conversation in our house when this surfaced on my dash.
RealHusband: “I know what show that’s from, because I recognize that clock image! It was one of the weekday breakfast shows!”
Me: “You mean they made him get up during daylight for an interview? Poor baby.”
RealHusband: “He probably just stayed up all night. He has the look of someone who did.”
Via milkeye, a vintage photo of two of the prettiest Goths ever. LOOK AT THEM.
Dave Vanian and Patricia Morrison, 1985.
What’s that? You are summoning me so you can finally turn me into a vampire? All righty then.
Dave Vanian & Algy Ward- one of my favorite pics of Dave.
He’s adorable even when he’s being a doofus. Proof he’s an actual elder vampire?
[Color pic of Dave Vanian onstage, looking particularly consumptive]
There are times that I think Auntie Gorgo posts these things just for me.
WHEN CLICKING ON A LINK FOR THE VIDEO OF “ANYTHING” BY THE DAMNED, I DO NOT EXPECT TO BE BLINDSIDED WITH AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE MCR GREATEST HITS COLLECTION. Not only am I a target market, but the universe is mocking me about it.
::sighs, stares at pictures::
Style Icons: Dave Vanian