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The band Play Dead was founded in 1980-11. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Banbury. Generally, music journalists would define Play Dead’s style within the genre/s of gothic rock, post-punk, and other rock music.

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Skeletal Family

Skeletal Family are an English rock band formed in Keighley, West Yorkshire, in December 1982. The band was formed from the remaining members of an earlier group called the Elements, and took their name from the title of the song "Chant of the Ever Circling Sk... [wikipedia]
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Specimen

Specimen are a British band founded in the 1980s. Their music has been described as spanning many different genres of music, including glam, goth, punk and post-punk, and the band is widely credited as one of the pioneers of the goth subculture, both musically... [wikipedia]
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The March Violets

The March Violets are an English post-punk/gothic rock band formed in 1981 in Leeds, incorporating singers of both sexes, drum machine rhythms and echo-laden electric guitar, much in the style of fellow Leeds band the Sisters of Mercy. Seven March Violets sing... [wikipedia]
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Sex Gang Children

Sex Gang Children are an early gothic rock and post-punk band that formed in early 1982 in Brixton in London, England. Although the original group only released one official studio album, their singles and various other tracks have been packaged into numerous ... [wikipedia]
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Kommunity Fk

Kommunity FK is an American post-punk/gothic rock band, formed in 1978, that helped establish what came to be known as the deathrock scene in Los Angeles.... [wikipedia]
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The Danse Society

The Danse Society are an English gothic rock band, formed in Barnsley in 1980. They were originally active until 1987, reforming in 2011. They achieved moderate success during their career. Their lineup included Steve Rawlings (vocals), Paul Nash (guitar), Lyn... [wikipedia]
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Theatre Of Hate

Theatre of Hate are a British post-punk band formed in London in 1980.... [wikipedia]
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Alien Sex Fiend

Alien Sex Fiend are an English gothic rock band, formed in London, England in 1982. The current lineup of the band consists of Nik Fiend and Mrs. Fiend. Five of the group's albums and 12 of their singles reached top 20 positions in the UK indie charts in the p... [wikipedia]
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Uk Decay

UK Decay are an English post-punk band, based in Luton, England.... [wikipedia]
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Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone are an English gothic rock band formed in the mid-1980s by Porl King (guitar/vocals/keyboards) and Karl North (bass), plus their drum machine and synthesizer rack nicknamed "Madame Razor".... [wikipedia]
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Children On Stun

Children on Stun is the name of a gothic rock band from England. Formed in 1991, the original line-up consisted of Neil Ash, Simon Manning, and Simon Treen... [wikipedia]
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Gene Loves Jezebel

Gene Loves Jezebel (GLJ) are a British rock band formed in the early 1980s by identical twin brothers Jay (born John) and Michael Aston. Gene Loves Jezebel's best-known songs include "Heartache", "Desire (Come and Get It)" (1986), "The Motion of Love" (1987), ... [wikipedia]
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Red Lorry Yellow Lorry

Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, also known very briefly as the Lorries, are a post-punk band that were formed in Leeds, England in early 1981.... [wikipedia]
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Christian Death

Christian Death is an American gothic rock band formed in Orange County, California, in 1979 by Rozz Williams. With major line-up changes over the years, Christian Death has retained "a relentlessly confrontational stand against organized religion and conventi... [wikipedia]
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Corpus Delicti

Corpus Delicti were a gothic rock band active in the early-mid 1990s. In the late 1990s, they briefly reformed as an industrial rock band called Corpus.... [wikipedia]
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Virgin Prunes

Virgin Prunes were an Irish post-punk band formed in 1977 in Dublin, Ireland. They disbanded in 1986 after the departure of singer Gavin Friday. The other members continued under the name the Prunes until they split up in 1990.... [wikipedia]
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What Genre is Play Dead?

Play Dead genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Play Dead. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of gothic rock, post-punk, and other rock music.

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