The 13th Floor

Films 

Five Controversial Films Prosecuted for Extreme Violence… or MURDER

As horror fans, we are no strangers to acts of on-screen violence, cruelty, and murder. The rest of the world doesn’t wallow in the grime we wallow in, and because of that they are perhaps a little more shocked by this imagery, willing to believe that it is real. Frequently, these films are censored or […]

Music 

Music, Magick and the Movies: An Interview With URILIA’s Kristof Bathory

Several years ago, I made the acquaintance of Kristof Bathory, who at the time was the founder and frontman of the band Dawn Of Ashes. Originally an an electro-industrial group, DOA evolved through many permutations, ultimately fusing the hard electronic elements with extreme metal into a potent hybrid of apocalyptic intensity, often focused on themes […]

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Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

‘THE 17TH DOOR’ May Be the Scariest Halloween Haunt EVER

Recently opened in Orange County, CA, The 17th Door may be the first-ever venture into the Halloween attraction business for suburban couple Robbie and Heather Luther… but from the looks of it, these folks definitely know their shit when it comes to terrifying people to the brink of insanity. It’s not the only “extreme haunt” […]

Testing the Boundaries of Tastelessness: Readers’ POV on Extreme Horror Fiction

Horror, by its own definition, is a field of extremes. As grotesque and repulsive as some films may be, and any of us can think of several titles on short notice that we believe scrape the outer edge of tastelessness, the written word can beat film, hands down, for extremism. This is partially because there […]