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The Goth [stereo] Types Family Tree
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Published: October 28, 2013
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Here we are.... a rather simplified family tree showing how all the various Goth [stereo] Types are connected.
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Kiliarki's avatar
KiliarkiEdited |Student Artisan Crafter
I think you can blend a lot cause some are like the basics (trad, rivethead, romantic...) and they mix and create sub-genres there are all fun and stuff, so you can create but the ideas are still there (its how I see things).


I start as metal/emo (now everyone know my age), discover vitorian stuff and BOOM JAPANESE STUFF Always like rivethead cause:cyberpunk/sci fi and not a huge fan of steampunk, always thought it was cool but I just thought: maybe all that old scifi and seres like "super science friends"and "tesla vs lovecraft""sunseless sea... bring me here anyway... steampunk have lots to offer, about mix, I mix it a lot with country with references to gangstacountry too (think about vampire hunter D, its the best resume I can give) ... Just to you see it`s not just about labbels, I rather see as ingredients, you have recepies but you can put new ingredients on that...

In the end of the day Im still poor to try all that so just end as a geek XD but really like all the goth culture and the diferent things that come with it. Oh boi, it was a lot of text
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erin1861's avatar
I feel like i am a emo goth, vampire goth, the dark mori goth, or Victorian goth all mixed together but i dress more like a mori or vampire but i feel like i am most vampire it is weird
   
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acideathrocker|Student Photographer
I just wanna mention that these are most likely for fun... meaning that they don't actually exist (especially not Emo Goth anyway). The only type of Goth that exists is Goth (and Deathrock).
There are other subcultures that take the name goth and they're perfectly valid and everything, but it doesn't mean they actually are. Cybergoth exists, but it's derived from rave, rivethead and goth culture which makes it its own thing. 
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Josh-Finney's avatar
Josh-Finney|Professional Digital Artist
Rivethead isn't goth. Never was. Industrial has been around since 1975. Goth developed parallel to industrial. Neither is an offshoot of the other. 
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xZethanyx|Hobbyist General Artist
Does it make sense that I see myself behaving more like a hippy goth but dressing like a deathrocker? lol
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MsInanity's avatar
lol im the youngest cx
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ruamsa144's avatar
What's the difference between mopey goth and emo?
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Teachidoll's avatar
This is beautiful.I love this
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Trellia's avatar
Trellia|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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ApertureStar's avatar
ApertureStar|Professional General Artist
Geek Goth. Totally.
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RenegadeRoum|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is great! Thanks for posting.
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The-Black-Wolf-Angel|Hobbyist General Artist
o_o This... is a tad bit hard to follow. Not your fault though -- the many sub-types of the goth culture have a lot of interesting ways of forming. Interesting... and confusing.
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eh i personally believe that not enough is known about Cabaret/Burlesque goth. The style has way more in common with Neo-Victorian and Steampunk than Tribal. I dress mainly Cabaret and you go to shows you mostly see a lot Victorian goths and even Romantic Goths. But Cabaret/Burlesque isn't that popular to begin with. 
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Si1verwing|Hobbyist General Artist
I think I'm a bit of all. XD
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Xalsuem|Hobbyist Writer
This is all 100% true
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LadyLinnah|Hobbyist General Artist
Awn, this is so cool! *_*
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sombrefeline|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love this !
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TheRomanticRealist's avatar
I'm curious; why would pastel goth descend better from goth loli and not perky goth?
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Trellia|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Because much of Pastel Goth's look and concept comes from Japanese fashion. I wouldn't be surprised if it originated partly from "guro loli," i.e. Lolitas who revel in mixing the cute Lolita look with gore and horror imagery. Whereas Perky Goth is a little more universal - you can find Perky Goths in all parts of the Goth spectrum, from romantic to cyber.
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thanks for the reply :)
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shyanne4cad|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perfect!
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shyfoxling's avatar
I like it! But I'm finding it a little hard to follow the connections because they're packed close together. It might be a bit easier to read if the image were a bit wider and the figures spaced further apart?
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Trellia's avatar
Trellia|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fair comment! But I like how the chaos emphasises how complex and tangled the Goth family tree is.
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KiLLeR-Mr-Chuckles|Hobbyist General Artist
I agree
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