In recent years, Chicago’s ultrasweaty industrial dance dorkstorm, THE GOTHSICLES, have played some of the most talked about live shows at some of the most premiere industrial music festivals around the globe. Compounding a ruinous mix of crass humor, video games and geek culture with an unapologetic EBM affinity, The Gothsicles’ 2011 release “Industrialites & Magic” (WTII Records) reached the #1 spot on Amazon.com for “Most Downloaded” in the “Goth & Industrial” category.

The Latest From The Gothsicles

Pipes Output

September 1, 2014, 3:27 pm


WOOOO Thanks for making like Cyborg and taking us out with a SONIC BLAST! Awesome mini-tour, super hot in the T-Dot.

Everybody come to Chicago and we'll get some coffee or hit the arcade and beat The Simpsons or something.

132 Productions for all your needs. for all the emptiness and Du Hätz for forever.

August 31, 2014, 10:41 pm

Kingston, Ontario for the winning scenario!
DJ Neohuman and DJ Vyraes drop extremely well mixed beats and Alison is ossim. for all the emptiness and Hätz are pretty goddamn great bands with whom to tour. Setting up for Toronto right now, so I should not be fucking around on Facebook.

August 30, 2014, 7:54 pm


That was really wonderful, thank you. Cafe Dekuf for days. Double special thanks to Sebastian's dad for bringing the audience free pie.

August 29, 2014, 10:59 pm

Made it in!

August 28, 2014, 4:30 am

The Gothsicles has a show on 08/29/2014 at 09:00 PM @ Cafe Dekcuf in Ottawa, ON, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/50sv7j

The Gothsicles | Show Respect to Aquaman

Electronica | Chicago

August 28, 2014, 2:02 am

August 27, 2014, 5:16 pm



The Gothsicles - SQUID ICARUS

Help fund the new Gothsicles album, SQUID ICARUS!

August 22, 2014, 10:41 pm

Interview for UK website zzight.com that I forgot to post here because I am a genius:


Q&A with Brian Graupner of The Gothsicles - Zzight
Hey how are you? Gassy Could you tell us a wee bit about your band? Fairly standard industrial band with all the power fantasy replaced by esoteric bullshit. I saw a YouTube description about me once that was like “It can be surprising how good the music is”. That pretty much sums up the project …

August 21, 2014, 12:55 am