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Gothic is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in England around the beginning of the 1970s. The first post-punk bands to incorporate gothic elements into their music include Siouxsie and the Banshees, Joy Division, Bauhaus, and the Cure. Its definition states that the genre is a subgenre of post-punk. Containing dark, gloomy, or menacing tones, noises, visuals, and typically frightening or morbid lyrics that have post-punk roots. It frequently appears in a wide range of musical styles, including rock, punk, alternative, darkwave, ambient, industrial, ebm, and metal.