The season of the witch is upon us!!!! With Halloween just days away, it seemed more than fitting to check out some new Black Metal. Why not listen to some truly “scary movie” music with my favorite holiday just at hand. With that being said, the new cut from Ghost Bath Is a musical force to be reckoned with.
Gothic-inspired chamber folk artist Modrian has shared a new cover of “Sally’s Lament “ from the iconic Tim Burton film – The Nightmare Before Christmas – right in time for Halloween. The track features her one of a kind voice as Sally, paired with equally impressive singer David Dubenic as Jack! Easily the best cover version of this material we’ve ever heard! The track is streaming now and you can also watch the lyric video, created by Aliyah Daye, right now!
Wisconsin Death Metallers Casket Robbery have extended their Hideous Pumpkin Carving Contest for one more week! Carve your own horrific pumpkin that best captures the Halloween spirit and submit your photo to win one of three grand prizes! You can win a gang of merch from Casket Robbery, artist Matt Graves (Rotten Yellow), and more! Another prize is super special: Private Streaming Listening Party and Q&A invite with the band and Casket Robbery Patreon members! Full rules below, and enter to win at this link! To enter submit your photo by October 24th and voting ends at midnight on Halloween!
Occult Rockers Ghost have annoucned via social media they will host a special screening of Halloween KJills tomorrow, October 15th, 2021 in Lo Angeles. The bands has yet to reveal the full details, Ghost recently shared a brand new song “Hunter’s Moon.” This is their first new track in two years. Produced by Klas Åhlund and mixed by Andy Wallace, is featured in Halloween Kills. The “Halloween Kills” soundtrack is set to arrive October 15 via Sacred Bones, with the film hitting theaters (and Peacock) also on that day. Pre-order the 7 inch single and pre-save the track on all DSPs at the link below. Check out the teaser announcement now!
Spooky season is here, and no one loves the season more than haunted Wisconsin Death Metallers Casket Robbery! They are hosting a month of scary activities with fans which you can check out at their site! Like a final girl in a horror movie, they are ready to stab this season in the face with a new merch giveaway/competition: their Hideous Pumpkin Carving Contest! Carve your own horrific pumpkin that best captures the Halloween spirit and submit your photo to win one of three grand prizes! You can win a gang of merch from Casket Robbery, artist Matt Graves (Rotten Yellow), and more! Another prize is super special: Private Streaming Listening Party and Q&A invite with the band and Casket Robbery Patreon members! Full rules below, and enter to win at this link! To enter submit your photo by October 24th and voting ends at midnight on Halloween!
The Haxans, a goth-pop duo featuring Ash Costello of New Years Day and Matt Montgomery of Rob Zombie, have officially announced a 15 night residency with Knott’s Scary Farms in Southern California.
New England’s Melodic Death Metal band My Missing Half have dropped a gnarly cover of Misfits cover of “Halloween”, just in time for the season. The track is killer, but the video is next level hilarious and features their members and shredders Bijan Hennesy and Nick Petrino (Dee Snider) frolicking in a forest ghoul style and fun and terror ensues!
Get into the Halloween spirit with this awesome light show by Magical Light Show of Tracy, California, featuring Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”.
‘Devin Townsend, who has been keeping busy in the pandemic with four albums worked on and releasing, charity livestreams, and a podcast has your Halloween plans all set. Heavy Devy is hosting a Halloween “by request” live stream dubbed Devin Townsend’s Crappy Haloween Party Rarities By Request, that promises to be scary as hell. Devin’s Order of Magnitude live album and Blu-ray/DVD release next month. Watch the trailer here! Continue reading
King Diamond will see the re-release of his classic album Fatal Portrait on April 24th via Metal Blade Records! The band has shared a visualizer for the track ‘Halloween’, which you can see below. Recently setback by a hernia surgery that caused him to pull out of tour dates in Mexico last month before the coronavirus pandemic took hold, King Diamond is recovering and continues to work towards a new album, due for release later in 2020. Pre-orders are live for Fatal Portrait CDs and LPs, so watch the video and get yours! Continue reading