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Horror movies bring out some truly captivating stories, whether it’s through the plotline or just the characters themselves. The genre has been influential in so many different aspects of our society, and music is no exception, with tons of artists writing direct tributes to the scary films that have been heavily integrated in our minds.  […]

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In his 1981 book Danse Macabre, legendary author Stephen King makes a potent defense for the kind of films that are often labeled “guilty pleasures.” “I’m no snob,” King writes, “and if you are, that’s your problem. In my business, if you lose your taste for good baloney, it’s time you got into some other […]

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They are horror’s sole survivors—the women who take on deadly monsters, masked killers and terrifying aliens on their own terms. From Halloween’s Laurie Strode to Scream’s Sidney Prescott, the final girl has been a staple of horror movies since the early 1970s.  An alternately empowering and problematic character, the final girl, as defined by author […]

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The decade that gave us dial-up internet and the “Rachel” cut remains one of the most fertile and influential eras in the development of horror cinema. Although the ’80s are easy to generalize as the era of iconic slashers such as Freddy and Jason, ’90s horror doesn’t lend itself to such convenient categorization.  From the […]

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Beginning with their 1979 single “Night Of The Living Dead,” the Misfits have made a career of mining classic, cult and B-grade movies for fodder for their hard-driving, melodic brand of patented horror punk. With results ranging from the sublime fury of the classic Glenn Danzig-fronted lineup’s “Astro Zombies” to the unabashedly ridiculous “The Devil’s […]

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