Gothic music is a style of music originating from post-punk and having dark, dim or haunting tones, sounds, imagery, and usually spooky or morbid lyrics. It tends to be used in many genres such as rock, punk, alternative, darkwave, ambient, industrial, ebm and metal. Subgenres of gothic music: Deathrock, a hybrid of punk rock and gothic rock with echoing guitars, creepy but clean vocals, creepy and haunting sounds and usually morbid lyrics. Darkwave, gothic rock and new wave combined. Read more on Last.fm.