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Back in Black: The Goth Revival

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 29 September 2006

THE FAVERSHAM, a pub close to Leeds University, is a brightly decorated bar, popular with lawyers and office workers. But a couple of decades ago it was the very heart of Goth. The Fav, as it was known, was where Goth's dark lords, the Sisters of Mercy, would hold court, and where black-clad students who had enrolled at the university or Leeds Polytechnic to be close to their heroes would go in the hope of some Goth stardust rubbing off on them.

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