The 13th Floor

Films Music 

In Honor Of SERIAL MOM, Here Are The Best Band Cameos In Cult Flicks!

Out this week from Scream Factory, just in time for Mother’s Day, is John Waters’ cult classic horror comedy SERIAL MOM, starring the great Kathleen Turner as a homicidal maniac mom who really, really thinks you shouldn’t wear white after Labor Day. It’s personally my favorite of Waters’ films, not only because it features an […]

Films Music 

The Band GHOST’s Many Horror Homages

I am still a newbie when it comes to the music of the band GHOST, but so far, I’m loving what I’m hearing! A few weeks back, as part of our bonus Halloween edition of the Shock Waves podcast, I played a little snippet from their latest EP release “Popestar,” the album opener “Square Hammer.” […]

Films 

Fright-Rags Unleashes Alice Cooper FRIDAY THE 13TH Wear!

Yet again, Fright-Rags is knocking it out of the park with a very welcome horror/music mash-up in this new Alice Cooper line. Technically, it’s not that far fetched. Cooper did after all provide the hit single, “He’s Back (The Man Behind The Mask)” for the Tom McLoughlin helmed FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES. […]

Films Scary Fun 

MONSTERPALOOZA 2016 Successfully Slays Through Pasadena!

Twice a year, we’re treated to one of the biggest and best conventions in the States, MONSTERPALOOZA! For the last 6 years, the event, which focuses primarily on the celebration of special FX make-up, has been housed ably in the Burbank Marriott hotel and each & every year, the show keeps growing by leaps and bounds. […]

Films Scary Fun 

Shock & Rock! The Strangest Casting of Musicians in Horror Films

Musicians have a very long history of crossing over into film. Sometimes, their acting abilities are pleasantly surprising. Other times, it’s a complete and utter disaster. Now, I understand that it makes financial sense to add a celebrity to an otherwise no-name production. But I’ve noticed some instances in which famous musicians were not utilized in […]

Music Scary Fun 

VARIOUS ARTISTS: The Overlooked Gems Of Horror Soundtracks

If you’re a regular visitor here on the site, then you’d probably know how much I love music and soundtracks, particularly to horror movies. But looking beyond traditional scores, if there’s one thing I’m a sucker for, it’s a catchy pop theme song or ballad! If it somehow features the title of the movie as […]