Gothic rock, which peaked in popularity in the early 1980s, is now a strongly marginal culture. It doesn’t bother the scene’s woodsman Jyrki Witch, whose new band Two Witches is once again releasing new music.
Author-musician Jaska Filppula described in his autobiographical novel We were not the majority (2009) goths as follows:
“When you’re gothic or leaning towards it, you’re lonely. Then no clubs will be set up, no coal will be blown, suicide will be committed alone. ”