I’m not sure whether the author is truly confused, or if this is meant to be just a blatant attempt at grabbing membership numbers for their forums. I won’t dignify them with a name or URL, but here’s a “personal message” I received through the last.fm messaging system with their name elided:

You are invited to join ……., a Gothic & Metal online community aimed at making it easier for like minded people to meet and get to know each other.

Meet new people into Paganism, Atheism, Occultism, LaVeyanism, Humanism, Vampirism, Nietzscheanism, Wiccanism… or contact with fans going to gigs or Festivals such as ……

So if you’re a gothic, metalhead, punk, emo, rocker, skater, or anything in between why not give us a go, there’s bound to be someone who shares your tastes! More than 500000 members fans of The Clash, Pink Floyd, The Damned, Yes, Ramones or Lisa Gerrard await you!

Spread the word and invite your friends to help make …….. the number one dark site on the net!


What bizarre mind thinks that The Ramones, The Clash and Pink Floyd are Goth or Metal? Oh well, it’s a pleasant change from “Hello, I am nice russian girl”