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Music 

NSFW: Gory New Music Video For BODY COUNT’s “Here I Go Again”

There’s a new album out by the band BODY COUNT, and it’s just as relevant and fresh as ever. It’s the kind of angry metal album we need right about now. We spoke with frontman Ice-T about it a few weeks back, and shared the first pair of singles here. But today, Century Media Records […]

Music 

NSFW: BODY COUNT’s Latest Is The Metal Album We Need Right Now!

A few days ago, a friend of mine on Facebook posted a link announcing that “Rage Against The Machine were getting back together for a new album and tour!” And when I clicked over to the actual article, it turned out to be one of those annoying prank “FOOLED YOU” links. And I thought, of […]

Films 

Ice-T Talks His Love of Japanese Horror Movies, His New Album BLOODLUST and the Kind of Film He’d Direct

In both his music and his movies, Ice-T has never been one to shy away from dark, confrontational fare. And on the eve of the release of his Body Count band’s new album BLOODLUST, the rapper/actor (represented on screen this month in the Prohibition vampire flick BLOODRUNNERS) reveals that he consumes extreme entertainment as enthusiastically […]

Films Scary Fun 

Slashback! Why JAWS 2 is Really Just a Slasher Movie with a Shark

Enjoying Shark Week, everyone? Well, far be it from me to steer the boat too far off-course while there’s prime fodder for my companion “Snark Week” theme. (If you’re wondering what that is, check out this in-depth thesis on the SyFy epic GHOST SHARK, and learn why you must drop everything and watch it immediately.) […]

Films 

Slashback! Ain’t No Party Like THE REDEEMER’s Bloody Class Reunion!

The more you delve into the slasher vaults, the more you realize just how many body-count horror films were released before John Carpenter changed the game forever with 1978’s HALLOWEEN (and as you’ve probably heard by now, JC’s finally returning to those essential roots). Most horror fans adore Bob Clark’s 1974 cult classic BLACK CHRISTMAS, […]

Films 

Slashback! Is 1978’s THE TOOLBOX MURDERS Based on a Real-Life Crime Spree?

[Warning: NSFW content ahead] Before we get into the seedy, grimy and straight-up deranged exercise that is Dennis Donnelly’s THE TOOLBOX MURDERS, let’s jump all the way to the film’s dubious one-paragraph epilogue (don’t worry, no serious spoilers here), which begins with the following statement: “The events dramatized in this film actually took place in […]