KISS Did, Obviously

Damn and blast! In an effort to get some outraged and amusing responses, I posted the following to the New Zealand Goth Forums, in the Music section:

“So, who really invented goth? Marilyn Manson, or Placebo?”

…and there have been NO outraged responses!



  1. You may have a low opinion of them, but I think you have to be a little subtler. That bait stinks too much.

    • I don’t actually have a low opinion of them at all (or else I wouldn’t read the forums, and occasionally attend their gigs and other events) but I _was_ expecting at least ONE of the younger, more insecure and evangelistic goths (I’ve just been informed that the term used is “Baby Bat”) would respond indignantly.