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Music 

Gift Guide: Our Holiday Horror Vinyl Recommendations!

‘Tis that time of year again! It’s the holidays! And while most of us are celebrating in our own unique ways, more than likely by marathoning Christmas horror films, we are living in glorious times when it comes to soundtrack releases. In fact, if you’re having trouble figuring out a good gift for the horror […]

Films Music 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode On The Music Of THE EVIL DEAD!

Ready for seconds? Yesterday, we posted a special bonus episode of the Shock Waves podcast that focused primarily on an analysis of the music to the SCREAM franchise. Today, your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo set their sights (and ears) on the musical soundscape of THE EVIL DEAD series! We go in chronological order […]

Films Music 

Bill Lustig On His Love Of Movie Soundtracks!

Blumhouse.com: Bill, thanks for joining me today! Mondo has just released another vinyl reissue of Jay Chattaway’s MANIAC score. And I listened to an interview with him recently on the Talkin’ Trax podcast via the Damn Fine Network where he mentions how when you both first met, you had him over and played a bunch […]

Comic Books Films TV 

Profit By Fandom: How Much Is An Autograph Worth To You?

A few weeks back, the Hollywood Reporter ran an article shining a spotlight on just how lucrative the convention circuit has become for celebrities that appear in genre television shows or well-known film franchises. If you’re a die-hard fan reading this site, then no doubt at some point in your life, you’ve probably attended a […]

Music 

EXCLUSIVE: TONIGHT SHE COMES Vinyl Release Details!

Wojciech Golczewski (WE ARE STILL HERE, BEYOND THE GATES, 400 DAYS), one of the go-to composers for atmospheric and moody score work these days, is set to release a special 7” vinyl single, featuring two tracks from his upcoming score to the outside-the-box slasher, TONIGHT SHE COMES. The film, which is all set to have […]

Toys 

The Awesome Unreleased MADBALLS You’ve Probably Never Seen!

One of the most fondly remembered gross-out toys that hit shelves in the oh-so-glorious 1980s were the Madballs, created and illustrated by artist James Groman and put out by American Greetings subsidiary company AmToy. The toys, which were popular among weird kids in the mid-late ’80s, were essentially foam balls made to look like hideous […]

Films 

Nudist Mutant Cannibals!: The 7 Wildest and Stomach Churning Mondo Films

It all started with MONDO CANE in 1962. A trio of Italian filmmakers decided to edit together unconnected disturbing footage from around the globe in a kaleidoscopic frenzy of f’ed up real imagery. (Read the history of MONDO CANE here). And while some viewers decreed it as disgusting and pornographic (since it was largely made […]

Films 

Cannibals, Mutants, and Sex Dances: The Wild History of MONDO CANE aka A DOG’S LIFE

It was the 1960s. Everyone who could use a camera was trying to do something different and make “art”. And an entire group of filmmakers had become obsessed with “the real” and how to make their movies echo the disturbing realities of our actual lives. Three Italian filmmakers had an idea. They were bored with […]

Films Music 

Rock Until You Drop! THE MONSTER SQUAD Gets The Mondo Vinyl Treatment

Good news for fans of THE MONSTER SQUAD, and in particular the badass montage song “Rock Until You Drop.” Bad news for compulsive record collectors such as myself who have to buy every variant edition out there. Mondo has announced that they’ll be releasing 4 different editions of THE MONSTER SQUAD on 7 inch vinyl, […]

Music 

Listen To The New Album By SLASHER FILM FESTIVAL STRATEGY

Here’s an original new release to put on your radar, especially if you’re an avid horror soundtrack collector! Available today from Mondotees on vinyl courtesy of Death Waltz & Mondo is the new album from SLASHER FILM FESTIVAL STRATEGY titled “Psychic Shields.” The project is the brainchild of Christopher Ashley and although he’s been making music […]

Music 

5 Horror Soundtracks To Kick Off Your Vinyl Collection With

“Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin” – Jim Morrison As we head into 2016 the market for soundtrack/scores on vinyl is on a high that hasn’t been seen in years, if at all ever. According to Amazon, turntables were their biggest selling audio product in 2015. […]

Films 

Consider One Of These Epic SKUZZLES Posters As A Holiday Gift!

Limited edition movie posters are big business these days. And there’s such a variety to choose from out there, which is a good thing if you’re shopping for a holiday gift for someone you know that just loves movies. How do the above images of ARMY OF DARKNESS and MOTEL HELL grab ya? Well, you […]

Films Toys 

KRAMPUS and TRICK ‘R TREAT Ornaments Are Here!

The fine fiends over at Middle Of Beyond have got you covered for all your quirky holiday needs! Sweaters, cardigans, scarves? Check. Blankets, pillows, rugs? Also check. Christmas tree ornaments? Oh hellz yeah! MOB are offering a slew of various horror themed Christmas tree ornaments including the KRAMPUS and Sam (from TRICK ‘R TREAT) that […]