Some of My Best Friends Are Goths

Tim’s 2006 collection of essays is now available on Amazon. 
Some of My Best Friends Are Goths: (30 essays in 30 Days): Briffa, Tim: 9798863780436: Books

A Man On The Edge

Hour long 1997 documentary from a recently discovered Hi 8 tape showing Tim trying to stay sane while dealing with various pressures from labels, management and a visit from the man who discovered Madonna.

The Dregs Of My Drug Hell out now!

You wait years for a new My Drug Hell album and two come along at once. The Dregs Of My Drug Hell is a collection of 9 alternate and unreleased out-takes from their first album This Is My Drug Hell including tracks that would end up on MDH2 and the recently released Good Times Are All Gone albums. It’s available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon, Tidal etc. There is no vinyl release at present, but interested labels are invited to get in touch at or via the official MDH Facebook page at

The Good Times Are All Gone LP out now!

My Drug Hell’s third album – The Good Times Are All Gone is also now available on all main outlets (see above.)

New Line Up

Since the departure of Tony Coote, MDH have recruited shiny new drummer Steve Jones to join Tim and Harry Stam on bass (new pics to come.)


MDH recently headlined the Love Bar stage at the 2023 Portobello Live festival and are currently looking for more gigs. Interested agents, promoters etc are invited to get in contact via email or through the MDH Facebook page  at Tim Briffa has also been playing a number of solo shows including a ‘Portobello Lounge’ semi-residency every second Wednesday at the Quiet Night Inn close to Westbourne Park station. Details can be found at or the MDH Facebook page.

In the meantime here are some photos from their debut gig with new drummer Steve Jones plus some older shots from the Star Shaped Festival at the Brixton Academy and Mau Mau Bar, Portobello Road. (Pics and thanks to Mati White Herman Pawellek.)


Link to a recent interview with Tim for the Britpop Revival Show (around 55 minutes in.) 

BBC 6 Music

And a heads up to Steve Lamacq who will be DJ-ing at Shiiine On and recently gave MDH a spin.