Films Music 

Red Bats with Teeth: The Awesome Soundtrack of LOST HIGHWAY

One could easily guess my age by how often I vaunt the 1990s as the height of all popular culture. To remove any ambiguity, I’ll save you the estimations: I was born in 1978. And while I admit I can be overzealous about the decade of my formative years (I turned 16 in 1994), I […]

Films Music 

MISFITS Guitarist Starring in Remake of Cult Fave DON’T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT

After making the rounds at drive-ins and seedy cinemas throughout the ‘70s — often paired with LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT — and a second life on countless public-domain home video releases, S.F. Brownrigg’s gritty, twisted cult classic DON’T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT [one of our favorite DON’T! movies], is making genre headlines again this […]

Music TV 

The BATES MOTEL Soundtrack Vinyl Release Is To Die For!

BATES MOTEL is currently airing it’s fifth and final season. And just in time for the grand finale of this modern take on PSYCHO, we’re finally getting proper releases of composer Chris Bacon’s terrific score! Now available on both digital and CD, you can find BATES MOTEL: Original Television Soundtrack, a collection of 26 tracks […]

Films Music 

A How-To-Play Guide To John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN Theme

John Carpenter is not only famous for laying down the framework for the slasher film, but he is also an iconic music composer. In fact, the master of horror composed and performed one of the most suspenseful movie scores in existence. And it is actually a simple tune to learn without any prior music knowledge. […]

Films Music Real Life Scares and SHOCK WAVES Nominated for 2016 Rondo Awards!

The nominations are in for this year’s Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards — among the horror genre’s most esteemed honors — and we’re proud to announce that both and our flagship SHOCK WAVES podcast made the list for 2016!, which celebrated its first year online last October, now has its first Rondo nomination, […]

Films Music 

Watch The BATMAN V SUPERMAN Warehouse Fight Cut To Patrick Stump’s “Who’s The (Bat)Man”

I have yet to see THE LEGO BATMAN movie, but that hasn’t stopped me from listening to Patrick Stump’s hilarious and kinda awesome theme song “Who’s The (Bat) Man.” And while people can debate the quality of BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE all they want, it’s impossible to deny the warehouse fight as probably the […]


Horror Soundtrack Lovers, Check Out The First Episode Of CUTS FROM THE CRYPT!

Do you horror movie soundtracks? Of course you do! We all do! And right now, it’s never been a better time to be a fan of horror movie music considering how many dedicated labels are out there, putting out your favorite scores on vinyl. Are you following the cool stuff happening over on “The Damn […]

Films Music Scary Fun 

Get Your Ghoulish Groove On With These Horror Movie Musical Numbers

Music is one of most important elements in every genre, but if you want haunting melodies that will send chills down your spine, go no further than the nearest horror movie. Over the last decade in particular, we’ve experienced some extremely memorable horror film scores and soundtracks — the screeching piano line that sets the […]

Films Music 

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Mind-Bending Horror Short FACE OF 4!

You may already be familiar with the creative output of Alexander Azzi — already known to the music world as electronic music producer, DJ and composer Drop Goblin. I covered Alex’s music frequently back in the day as music reporter for FEARnet, and his horror-inspired projects have amazed EDM-loving genre fans from around the globe. Now […]

Films Music Scary Fun 

A Rare Glimpse at Kurt Cobain’s Homemade Horror Movies

Nirvana was one of the defining bands of the 1990s, and a staple in the CD players of Generation X-ers like myself. The day lead singer Kurt Cobain shot himself to death is still a fresh memory, even more than twenty years later. It plays like a horror movie in my mind: coming home from […]

Films Music 

Today, We Celebrate Harry Warden And MY BLOODY VALENTINE!

Well, today is the day. Where we connect with our loved ones and wish them a bloody Valentine! There aren’t a tremendous amount of options when it comes to Valentine themed horror movies, but I’m sure a lot of you will be celebrating the holiday that Harry Warden laid claim to with his bloody pick […]

Films Music 

UPDATED: Waxwork Records Releases Epic Re-Issue Of THE THING Soundtrack!

UPDATE 2: Both versions of THE THING reissue soundtrack sold out yesterday in record time. Initially, Waxwork Records posted a message stating that another pressing would be forthcoming. But the voices of buyers, angry by the sudden burst of albums popping up on eBay, have been heard. Mark your calendars for 2/15. Here’s their statement about […]

Films Music 

Why All Horror Filmmakers Should Take A Note From Rob Zombie

Being a fan of Rob Zombie’s filmmaking can be infuriating at times, and incredibly difficult. This is the man who remade HALLOWEEN, an untouchable, beloved masterpiece and gave Laurie Strode white-girl dreads in the sequel. This is the man who crowd funded his film 31, only for many critics to call it the worst film […]