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Watch This Guy Rock The Hell Out Of IRON MAIDEN’s “The Trooper” On Banjo!

Seriously, I love the insane genius of musician Rob Scallon. We’ve shared a few of his previous videos before and they’re all pretty unique. Sure, you remember when he rocked the hell out of Megadeth’s “Holy Wars” on a shovel. Or how he covered Metallica’s “For Whom The Bell Tolls” with bells. Or the epic banjo […]

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A How-To-Play Guide To John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN Theme

John Carpenter is not only famous for laying down the framework for the slasher film, but he is also an iconic music composer. In fact, the master of horror composed and performed one of the most suspenseful movie scores in existence. And it is actually a simple tune to learn without any prior music knowledge. […]

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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.” […]

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Revisiting NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE – THE “LOST THEMES”

A few years ago, I made an independent horror documentary called NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE.  Every year around Halloween, it gets a new lease on life because a handful of horror fans embrace it as a holiday favorite.  That’s appropriate, because it’s basically a 90-minute celebration of the films that horror fans love […]

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EXCLUSIVE! WOLFMEN OF MARS: WARP SUBURBIUM EP Debut And Interview!

Right now is such a great time for both horror fans and music lovers. With the surging popularity of horror soundtracks, particularly on vinyl, those looking for something more can search and stumble upon bands that are delivering cool, creepy, rockin’ music that feels like a soundtrack to a nonexistent movie. Artists like The Slasher Film […]

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Nothing Can Prepare You For The Sounds Of GRINDMOTHER!

This is just too much fun not to share! We just stumbled upon the Bandcamp page for the grindcore outfit GRINDMOTHER, which features the most unlikely of angry lead singers. A 67 year old Canadian woman who goes by the moniker of “Grindmother.” NPR got the full scoop on the band who just put out […]

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The 11 Best Fake Horror Movie Rock Bands

Horror has been intrinsically linked to rock ’n’ roll ever since rock ’n’ roll was a baby. It took a few decades for the two artistic expressions to find a harmony, often in powerful metal songs espousing the darkest corners of the human experience and inhuman imagination, but once it did the idea took hold. […]

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Rob Zombie Debuts New Elvis-Inspired Music Video For “Get High!”

Rob Zombie is unstoppable! Whether it’s with movies, music, or art, he’s always consistently working on something that absolutely fits his unique style and voice. Rolling Stone has debuted the 2nd video off of his upcoming album The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, out on April 29th. The song is titled “In […]

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Check Out The New NSFW Rob Zombie Short Film / Music Video!

Whoa! This video snuck right by us, but not for too long! We knew earlier this year that Rob Zombie was planning on releasing a brand new album titled “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser” and was also planning for some fun video-related content to accompany the new record. It’s coming out […]

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A Behind-The-Scenes Look At NINE INCH NAILS’ “Cargo In The Blood” Project

The work of artist Russell Mills has long had an association with the music world, having crafted some of the cover designs and stage sets for the Cocteau Twins, David Sylvian, Roger Eno and Japan. But for those of you on this site, you most likely would be most familiar with his collaboration with Trent […]

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John Carpenter Announces New Album ‘LOST THEMES II’ & Tour!

For those of you that love not only the original soundtrack work of John Carpenter, but his first full length album of original compositions released about a year ago titled “Lost Themes,” you are in for a treat. This morning, the esteemed filmmaker and musician announced a follow-up album “Lost Themes II!” Even better? It’s […]

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Remember When Freddy Krueger Had An Album With The ELM STREET GROUP?

It’s amazing to look back to the peak of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET popularity and see just how far Freddy-Mania went. Trading cards, sticker books, an impossible to figure out board game, a Maxx FX action figure, a 1-900 Hot Line, a wrist watch, a talking Freddy doll! Oh, the irony of toys being […]