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Prepare for Halloween with Dani Filth’s favorite horror movie picks
Prepare for Halloween with Dani Filth’s favorite horror movie picks
Editor's note: Few bands exemplify the spirit of the season better than Cradle Of Filth. With the Oct. 22 release of Existence Is Futile, the metal band are continuing to deliver the sound and imagery we all know and love. Just in time for Halloween’s fast approach, frontman and horror movie buff Dani Filth shared some of his must-watch horror movie recommendations with AltPress. Whil...
10 duos who prove two people can make the biggest sounds on stage
10 duos who prove two people can make the biggest sounds on stage
When you think of musical duos, your first thought may be twenty one pilots, but they’re not the only two-piece creating killer tunes. These bands have certainly proven that you don’t need to fill out the stage to fill the room with hits, so open your mind and your heart to these other twosomes worthy of your playlists. Below are ...
20 horror movies from the ’90s that are still as scary as they were then
20 horror movies from the ’90s that are still as scary as they were then
The decade that gave us dial-up internet and the “Rachel” cut remains one of the most fertile and influential eras in the development of horror cinema. Although the ’80s are easy to generalize as the era of iconic slashers such as Freddy and Jason, ’90s horror doesn’t lend itself to such convenient categorization.  From the self-aware genr...
20 horrorcore albums that are better than your favorite scary movie
20 horrorcore albums that are better than your favorite scary movie
No, those are not death-metal album covers. Neither are the lyrics. Horrorcore, a subversive blend of hardcore hip-hop and horror themes, ventured into new territories in the past decade and continues to evolve. Horrorcore 2.0 features our favorite horror movie tropes while also embracing industrial, witch house, noise, trap metal, emo rap and art pop...
Horror movie, soundtrack and/or art fan? There’s a book for that
Horror movie, soundtrack and/or art fan? There’s a book for that
Classic screeching violins. Prom murders set to a disco beat. Kickass electro-metal worthy of spins at some industrial-rock bar. No, it’s not a club club night in Cleveland (but dammit, it should be), but a small chunk of some of the sonic and visual delights represented in Blood On Black Wax, a new book that offers horror movie buffs and fringe music fans some new kicks for their eyes and ears. A
Hear John Carpenter’s creepy new ‘Halloween’ closing theme
Hear John Carpenter’s creepy new ‘Halloween’ closing theme
We're days away from the release of the anticipated new Halloween movie. And to get you extra frightened for the fresh horror sequel, creator and composer John Carpenter has shared his new closing theme. Hear it down below! Read more: 11 terrifying tales inspired by true events that will give you nightmares As pointed out by Consequence of Sound, the Master of Horror himself scored the scary film
New details of John Carpenter’s soundtrack for the new ‘Halloween’ emerge
New details of John Carpenter’s soundtrack for the new ‘Halloween’ emerge
Horror movie mastermind John Carpenter might have handed over the reigns to David Gordan Green for the new Halloween film, but that doesn't mean he's let the infamous soundtrack go. Read more: Upcoming ‘Halloween’ movie gets recut as vintage ’80s TV spot We recently reported that Carpenter, the writer and director behind the 1978 slasher, started scoring the new Halloween movie and it looks as tho
‘Stranger Things 3′ to draw inspiration from ‘Halloween’ director John Carpenter
‘Stranger Things 3′ to draw inspiration from ‘Halloween’ director John Carpenter
Stranger Things season 3 is going to be much darker. Read more: ‘Stranger Things’ tease premiere date, season details in ’80s style commercial Speaking with Bad TV (apologies in advance for any translating errors) the show's producer Shawn Levy shared that the show's forthcoming season is the "most ambitious" of them all, saying: "I can tell you that we are working on the third seas
John Carpenter started scoring the new ‘Halloween’
The mastermind behind the infamous Halloween theme has begun scoring the music for the forthcoming 2018 reboot. Read more: 'IT' star announces start of 'Chapter Two' filming on Instagram In a Tweet posted early today, John Carpenter, the writer and director behind the 1978 slasher, confirmed that he has started scoring the new Halloween movie. ...
First footage from new ‘Halloween’ reboot revealed at CinemaCon
First footage from new ‘Halloween’ reboot revealed at CinemaCon
A new Halloween movie is coming to scare the pants off moviegoers this October, and the horror reboot showed off some of its very first footage at the recent Universal presentation at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Read more: 'It' director: You'll need diapers for the sequel The new Halloween footage was seemingly shown only to the panel, and it hasn't been released online. Thankfully, as ...
Michael Myers will be a quick, “cat-like” killer in new ‘Halloween’
Michael Myers will be a quick, “cat-like” killer in new ‘Halloween’
We're all familiar with iconic Halloween slasher Michael Myers stalking his prey with the patience of a monk, but new details about the upcoming Halloween movie have the killer now slinking around with some "cat-like" qualities. Read more: Hear Trent Reznor's 'Halloween' movie theme As reported by Comicbook.com, both class ...

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