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
One of our favorite interviewees in person or the phone is Matt Harvey of Exhumed. Matt is as amazing to chat with as he is a guitarist and bandleader. Exhumed’s new album is the aptly titled Horror (Relapse Records) which came out just ahead of Halloween 2019, and he was in a spooky mood when we chatted. We talked about the new album, his proclivity for writing great OSDM songs, the consistency of the current lineup of the band, his favorite horror movies ever, and his thoughts on attending one of Metallica’s “S and M 2 Concerts” in San Francisco, earlier this fall, and more. Catch the band on tour through the start of December with Necrot! Continue reading
Soil has released a theatrical video version of the song ‘One Love’, just in time for Halloween 2019, The video has similar vibes to horror films like The Witch or I Spit On Your Grave! The video contains an eerie backstory and was filmed exclusively with actors and does not feature the band. Conceptually the band wanted to do something different and interesting with the song since ‘One Love’ originally appeared on the 2013 studio album Whole. Indie filmmakers David Gregory (Director) and James Morgan (Director of photography) were tapped for the job. Filming was shot in the UK during the band’s recent tour supporting Static-X. Watch the video now! The band is currently working on new material for 2020. Continue reading
American Satan, the 2017 movie Directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen will see a television sequel Paradise City soon. The film starred and featured music from many Sumerian cornerstone artists with a score co-written by Jonathan Davis of Korn. The series stars Black Veil Brides leaders Andy Black and Ben Bruce, along with Sleeping With Sirens frontman Kellen Quinn and many others. Listen to this trip-hot inspired reimaging of Danzig’s classic ‘Mother’, in a video with clips from the original film right now! Continue reading
Rob Zombie makes a habit of celebrating his favorite holidays by scaring his fans to death! His “Halloween Horror Nights” event will take over Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida this fall. One of “scare zones” will be based on Rob Zombie’s solo debut album Hellbilly Deluxe. Scare zones are areas of the park, between the haunted houses and rides, where guests must travel through hordes of terrifying monsters and demented fiends. This year, the streets will be littered with characters from history, film, and pop culture. Continue reading
There is a certain subset of people that have an inner glee at the strange and macabre. The Scabby Ghouls are most definitely these people. Scabby Ghouls have released an ode to zombies, horror, and fun. Scabby Ghouls (Out-O-Tune Records) is full of merry Halloween Punk. Short punchy songs make up the album. Thematically, Scabby Ghouls may only appeal to a niche audience, which is a shame as the song construction and musicianship are solid. Continue reading