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Author Terry M. West Channels Political Fears in Apocalyptic Fable ALL OF THE FLESH SERVED

For many of us, each day’s news headlines bring another wave of anxiety as we look to an uncertain future, and as genre fans, we often divert our attention to tales of the fantastic — on the page or the screen — as temporary escape from the harsh realities of the world around us. But […]

Films 

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Freaky New Trailer for BLESSED ARE THE CHILDREN!

2017 is already shaping up to be the year when the horror genre goes all-in to tackle hot-button social and political topics, and while studio releases like Blumhouse’s own GET OUT are likely to inspire a lot of intense conversation soon, don’t forget that independent horror filmmakers have been in there swinging for a long, […]

Films video games 

The Horror! Francis Coppola is Developing the APOCALYPSE NOW Video Game

Get ready for some some crazy news: There’s a new survival horror-style video game in development based on Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam epic APOCALYPSE NOW. Before you mentally throw it into the dungheap of shovelware games that crap on classic movies, consider this: Coppola himself is behind the project, and has compiled a development team […]

Films TV 

BEASTS: The Creepiest Slow-Burn Horror Series You’ve Never Seen

As a life-long fan of televised horror anthology series — from landmark classics like THE TWILIGHT ZONE and NIGHT GALLERY to more recent compilations like MASTERS OF HORROR — I’ve managed to uncover a wealth of obscure gems along the way, many of which have long since been consigned to the recycle bin of “disposable” […]

Music 

Extreme Metal Legends Dawn of Ashes Announce Upcoming Album DAEMONOLATRY GNOSIS

A little more than a year ago, I interviewed my friend and colleague Kristof Bathory, the founder and creative force behind iconic extreme-metal band Dawn of Ashes — as well an avid practitioner of ritual magick and a student of the occult, appointed last year as Ambassador to the Greater Church of Lucifer. Kristof has […]

Films 

28 Horror Movies That Make Us Excited for 2017

The horror genre is alive and well and will probably live forever — so we all have a lot to look forward to next year, and the year after that, and so on, and beyond. But let’s just focus on 2017 for the moment, shall we? After a banner year for scary movies in 2016, […]

Films Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Blumhouse Staff Does the “Mannequin Challenge” — With Horrifying Results

If you’ve been following some of the latest variations on the “Mannequin Challenge” via social media lately, as a horror fan you might have wondered about the potentially scary applications for that kind of stunt… after all, the very concept of mannequins can be horrifying in itself, and the creepy frozen-in-time effect of these viral […]

Films 

Check Out the First Trailer for Jordan Peele’s Blumhouse Horror Feature GET OUT!

A while ago, we teased the news that multi-talented Jordan Peele signed on with Blumhouse for his feature horror directing debut GET OUT. Just last month, we were thrilled to have Peele join us for a recent episode of our SHOCK WAVES podcast, where he discussed his childhood genre obsessions — which influenced his own […]

Films video games 

Gory New Trailer for FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME Features Non-Stop Kills!

In celebration of the upcoming release of FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE VIDEO GAME, developer Gun Media has dropped a new trailer, and it’s all kills. A true celebration of violence, the trailer features three straight minutes of Jason Voorhees brutally stabbing, crushing, impaling, and destroying unlucky camp counselors. You know you want to watch! Legendary […]

Films 

Eduardo Sanchéz Interested in Releasing “Extended Cut” of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT

Ever since the revelation at this year’s Comic-Con that Adam Wingard’s latest feature film (previously titled THE WOODS) is an official sequel to 1999’s THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (simply titled BLAIR WITCH), fans’ attention has returned to this landmark of found-footage horror. After its shocking premiere at Sundance, and a wildly successful theatrical release the […]

Music 

Supergroup “Necromancing The Stone” Hell-Bent On Resurrecting Metal With New Album

Heavy metal and horror make an impeccable pair. Menacing imagery and earsplitting guitar sweeps are as perfect together as peanut butter and jelly. Flowers and sunshine. Dirt and maggots. Refrigerators and severed body parts. They’re just made for each other. The band Necromancing the Stone has entwined and cemented this morbid union of music and […]

Films 

Watch an Exclusive Clip From Korean Zombie Epic TRAIN TO BUSAN!

Following its premiere out of competition at Cannes this year, director Yeon Sang-ho’s insanely action-packed zombie apocalypse thriller TRAIN TO BUSAN became a massive blockbuster in its home country. Since then it’s been generating major buzz among genre fans around the world… and if you’re not already stoked to see it, we’ve got an exclusive […]

Scary Fun video games 

Play an Early Version of the Mega-Creepy Game WE HAPPY FEW Now!

If you’re anything like me, the E3 2016 trailer of trippy alterna-horror game WE HAPPY FEW resulted in a mini-stroke and a personal goal of playing it the second it is released. Well that second has come… sort of. Today, you can download and play an “early access” version of WE HAPPY FEW on Steam and […]