Kelly Hudson
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Kelly Hudson

Grew up in Kentucky, lived in NYC for a bit, lived in San Francisco for 17 years, moved back to the Bluegrass. Love to write, love horror and metal. I have over two dozen short stories published in various anthologies, as well as two novels, The Turning and Men of Perdition.

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Trespasser hails from the Ukraine, and their first release title is written in Ukrainian and I can’t even with those letters on my English keyboard, but I’ve read that it roughly translates to “Why Didn’t It Work?” I can’t answer that question in regards to history, but I can tell

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Death MetalFilmFull SetsMusic

The album opens with a sort of discordant strumming and immediately launches the listener into a whirlwind of blasting, furious Death. Altarage waste no time getting down to the matter, and they unleash their hellscape of a record by holding nothing back. Opener “Sighting” is both heavy and slow and

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Death MetalThrash

Reversed – Widow Recluse: A Journey into Terror and Pustulant Horror There is a sound a fingernail makes when it scrapes at a particularly rough scab: harsh, rasping, and as the itch gets worse and the panic and need for relief grows, the scratching gets more frenetic. That’s kind of

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FilmMovies

“It’ll Take a Black One to Move Me!” – 5 Overlooked Black Horror Films So spit Chuck D. in the immortal Public Enemy song “Burn, Hollywood, Burn!” and today I’d like to honor that combination of furious independence and Black History by examining some Black Horror films that I think

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FilmMovies

All the Colors of Giallo: Blood, Sex, the Occult, and Heaping Loads of 70’s Weirdness What is a Giallo? Basically, it’s a type of Italian thriller, a movie concerned with crime and violence and, most of all, murder. They were a highly stylistic kind of film that had their heyday

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Black DeathMusic

Vomiting Black Death – Ossuarium’s Living Tomb So this one really is a belcher, and strangely, almost prog in its density and intensity. Ossuarium presents an album that is at once purely Death and yet meandering, heaving, and tumultuous. It deals out riffs like candy during Halloween and twisting, harrowing

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