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[Apr. 11th, 2011|01:02 am]
goth hating goths


This community has been quite dead so hopefully this will bring some life to it. Also, this had to be posted.

your scene sucks has made an entry including the cybergoth in the tome of sucky scenes

Often considered the neon pink-headed step child of the goth community, the over-the-top fashion of the Cybergoth is typically scoffed at by traditional goths. Looking something like a mix of Rainbow Brite meets The Matrix, they are by far one of the most flamboyant misfits of the goth subculture.

The appearance of the Cybergoth actually has nothing to do with the conventional gothic look, making them the very antithesis of the scene. The Cybergoth will often start by dressing in black but then over-accessorize with clashing neon color body mods, gas masks, goggles and live LED circuit boards, none of which serve any purpose whatsoever.

The key to being a pillar in the Cybergoth community is having a custom hairpiece, otherwise known as dread falls. This fake hair is typically ordered online and further customized from objects found at yard sales. The end result are dreads made of radioactive neon colors that look like something a unicorn might defecate. These elaborate hairpieces are a true sign of allegiance to their scene, much like a skinhead with a shaved head or an emo kid with scarred wrists.

Rave, cyberpunk, rivethead and goth fashion all look ridiculous on their own but combined takes on a whole new level of fail.


vnv nation
icon of coil
dawn of ashes
psyclon nine



[User Picture]From: rains_opacity
2011-04-11 10:18 am (UTC)
It made me so happy to see a post from this community.

Dryer tube.
Pool noodle.
Garden hose.

I just about lost it reading those. XD
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[User Picture]From: crotch_r0t
2011-04-11 03:59 pm (UTC)
ehhh, my very least favorite brand of goth :P
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[User Picture]From: madaline_mcbain
2011-04-11 06:28 pm (UTC)
I think the bands are off, usually more power noize
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[User Picture]From: rocococious
2011-04-12 10:04 am (UTC)
The owner of this site charges $200 for one of those shitty portraits. WHAT THE ACTUAL- ? This is clearly how to "scrape it by" as an artist. I'm a bit disappointed to have missed this until now.

This one did give me a chuckle, though. :)
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[User Picture]From: tauren_wardrums
2011-04-13 01:42 pm (UTC)
Why order a tacky hairpiece anyway? Real dreads are so much more fun.

Babygoths and glittergoths listen to VNV Nation as well, apparently.
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