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The Old Dark House – James Whale (Eureka)

Although I am much more of a 70’s-80’s kind of person when it comes to my movies, you have to acknowledge the films of the real past and dip back occasionally to where things started, especially with genre films such… Continue Reading →

The Grotesquery – The Lupine Anathema And Other Blood-Curdling Tales Of Horror And The Macabre (Xtreem Music)

The Grotesquery is one of my ‘secret bands’. Not too many of my mates have heard of them and yet this band have produced some of the finest horror concept death metal albums that you’ll ever hear. It’s odd that… Continue Reading →

Foul Body Autopsy – This Machine Kills Zombies (S/R)

Okay so it’s no real secret that Death Metal and Horror go hand in hand, if anything I would probably blame Horror for my addiction to this bloodsoaked genre, and vice versa. As my interest in Death Metal subject matter… Continue Reading →

Wishmaster – Robert Kurtzman (Vestron Video)

“Master! Apprentice! Heartborne, 7th Seeker Warrior! Disciple! In me the Wishmaster.” Ah no wrong section, get thee out of here Nightwish! Actually only the mighty belong and that’s Motorhead who get the closing credits song, but let’s go back and… Continue Reading →

The Gate – Tibor Takács (Vestron Video)

Anyone who used to hunt through the shelves of the old video rental stores in the 80’s will no doubt remember the label and the logo that was Vestron Video. It was their horror films that if you are reading… Continue Reading →

Abysmal Grief – Blasphema Secta (Terror From Hell)

Italy has a very proud and revered history of both horror films and occultist themed doom and Abysmal Grief have been melding both together with spine chilling finesse since the late 90’s. It took me till last album ‘Strange Rites… Continue Reading →

Malvento – Pneuma (Third I Rex)

I should feel guilty for never coming across Malvento in their 20 odd years of existence but then again there are many “cult Italian” acts so shrouded in obscurity within the underground that there are no shortage of them to… Continue Reading →

Ben – Phil Karlson (Second Sight)

Hot on the heels of Willard in 1972 Ben follows on directly from where its predecessor finished. Due to events of the previous film Ben and his rat pack are forced to move. They have detectives, cops, local cats and… Continue Reading →

Willard – Daniel Mann (Second Sight)

I was watching favourite Grindhouse movie I Drink Your Blood (David Durston 1970) recently and the extras connected it with these films mentioning that they shared some cast members. I would normally have known this but we are not talking… Continue Reading →

The Evil Within – Andrew Getty (Screenbound)

“The young man stepped into the hall of mirrors where he discovered a reflection of himself Even the greatest stars discover themselves in the looking glass.” The shining star in question here is director Andrew Getty of the famous Getty… Continue Reading →

Bloody Hammers – The Horrific Case Of Bloody Hammers (Napalm)

Kooky Halloween ghouls Anders Manga and Devallia are back after only just hitting us over the head with their last descent into the tool shed ‘Lovely Sort Of Death.’ They certainly caught us off guard with that one too having… Continue Reading →

The Amityville Horror – Stuart Rosenberg (Second Sight)

I guess if you went out Family Fortune’s style and asked the average person on the street to name a haunted house it wouldn’t be long before Amityville popped up. The name is embedded in popular culture, due firstly to… Continue Reading →

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