Forty years ago, John Carpenter delivered upon us a horror masterpiece with the perfect blend of suspense and terror juxtaposed against the creepiest night of the year. The franchise was almost finished after Rob Zombie got ahold of it, but somehow it was able to be resurrected once again…and I
Usually metal either takes itself way too seriously or it doesn’t take itself seriously enough and ends up being an embarrassment. But you can count on the fingers of one hand the times that metal was able to laugh at itself with success and without losing self-respect. Especially Black Metal.
Cult films and horror go hand-in-hand. The gory violence, lurid sexual overtones, and disturbing psychological themes tend to be just a bit too much for the typical movie-goer. Since horror’s earliest days, films have had to battle for their fair share of attention. These horrifying cult movies have traumatized viewers, entranced
Soon it will be October, the month of all things horror related. So, what better person to discuss horror movies with than Mortician’s own Will Rahmer. Not only are Mortician New York death metal legends, but they are famously known for having long intros to their songs using samples from
By now any conspiracy weirdo worth his salt – I’m looking at you – has seen Room 237 – the Rodney Ascher documentary about interpretations of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 stone cold classic The Shining. Its true meaning is tied in with the genocide of Native Americans, because of the imagery
Fascination with horror movies spans generations, race, and gender, and those of us who do more than scratch the surface of the genre inevitably find one of the most renowned (or reviled) films: Cannibal Holocaust. Directed by Ruggero Deodato, Cannibal Holocaust is an exemplar of the Italian horror genre in