Batastrophe has been dj'ing in the gothic scene since 1998 and has been guest DJ
at many clubnights and festivals across the UK. Founder, promoter and resident DJ for Darklands, which has been running in York since 2003.
Batastrophe plays an eclectic mix of music from old classics to new tracks from the dark and underground genres including gothic rock, batcave, deathrock, darkwave, post punk, ebm, industrial, punk, J-goth, mittelalter, dark alternative, alt 80's, new wave, gothabilly, horrorpunk, dark folk, neo pagan, dark ambient etc..
Following is a list of events DJ Batastrophe has been a guest DJ at:
Bram Stoker Film Festival 2015 + 2016 (Whitby)
Darklands @ DV8 Fest 2010 (York)
Beyond the Veil 6 (Leeds)
Beyond the Veil 5 (Leeds)
Beyond the Veil 4 (Leeds)
Beyond the Veil 2 (Leeds)
Morecambe Goth Festival (Dance of the Vampires 3)
Dance of the Vampires 2 (Morecambe)
The Alternative @ Whitby Goth Weekend
Darklands @ Whitby Goth weekend
Black Veil @ Whitby Goth Weekend
80's Dark Dozen @ Whitby Goth Weekend
Bats in the Belfry @ Whitby Goth Weekend
Bauhaus convention (Liverpool)
The Black Rose Ball (York)
The Devil's Toybox (Stoke)
Misery of Sound (Blackpool)
Black Veil (Leeds)
Dead and Buried (London)
Sexy Sunday @ Whitby Goth Weekend
Sunday Goth Social (Leeds)
Club Lash (Manchester)
Bunker 13 (York)
The Underworld (Manchester)
Tainted 80's (York)
Batastrophe has been founder, promoter and resident DJ for the following events:
REALMS OF DARKNESS (Birkenhead 1998 - 2003)
Included bands such as Killing Miranda, Inkubus Sukkubus,
Squid, Zombina + the Skeletones and Narcissus Pool.
THE ABYSS (Liverpool 2000)
Goth / Dark metal / Alternative clubnight
Included bands such as Squid, Diamanthian, Nightmare Visions,
Sacculas, Hecate Enthroned etc...
PROPHECY (Wirral and York 2007 - 2009)
Goth / Dark Metal / Dark Rock / Alternative clubnight
DARKLANDS (Wirral and York 2002 - present)
Started in Birkenhead and ran for 1 year before moving to York.
Included bands such as Screaming Banshee Aircrew, 616 Abortions,
Undying Legacy, Sleeping Children, Lizard Smile, Psydoll,
Uninvited Guest, Razor Blade Kisses, The Way of all Flesh,
Rhombus, All Gone Dead, V2A, Deviant UK, The Cruxshadows,
Global Citizen, Pink Hearse, Uberbyte, Sins of the Flesh, The Sisters of
Murphy, Voices of Masada, John Merricks Remains, Heilige Lance,
The Royal Dead, Lupine, The Realm, Violet Vortex, Dyonisis, Spekulus,
Goddamn Superstar, Vince Ripper and the Rodent Show.
THE HAUNTED CRYPT (York 2011 - 2013)
Gothic social evening which was abundant in atmosphere and concentrated on the more atmospheric, down tempo and lesser played music.
Batastrophe has also co-organised, promoted and been resident DJ for the following events:
MIDIAN (Liverpool 2002 - 2003)
SHADOWPLAY (York 2005 -2007)