Countdown to Halloween: New Moon Double Bill

For many, December marks one of the most exciting times of the year. But for horror fans and fans of the anything-but-ordinary in general, October’s where it’s at. And this year, the month kicks off with a new moon. Why does that matter? Because it’s the first of two this month – a rare lunar occurrence known as the black moon. So what better way … Continue reading Countdown to Halloween: New Moon Double Bill

A European Horror: 11 Scary Movies From Across The Continent

This isn’t a place for politics, but let’s just start by saying the vote to leave sucked. It was stupid and shouldn’t have happened. But it has. Instead of focusing on the negatives though, let’s have a look at some of the awesome horror films Europe’s brought us over the years. From East to West, the continent brought us some of the scariest, weirdest and … Continue reading A European Horror: 11 Scary Movies From Across The Continent

This Wolf Isn’t What It Seems: The Incredible Bodyart of Johannes Stötter

To paraphrase Twin Peak’s Log Lady: the wolves are not what they seem. I’m not sure when body-painting became so advanced, but some of the stuff that’s been cropping up across Instagram and the wider web, there’s some really cool things being done with the humans and paint. Enter Johannes Stötter and his wolf . Huge props to the three models who posed for the … Continue reading This Wolf Isn’t What It Seems: The Incredible Bodyart of Johannes Stötter

Track of the Week #22 – Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes ‘Snake Eyes’

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes have been having a massive 2015/16, with the launch of their debut album ‘Blossom’, a sold out RSD 7″ and, most importantly, having torn up stages and festivals around the country. Led by former Gallows/Pure Love man, Frank Carter, the band’s consistently proven their ability to be a huge player on the UK hardcore scene. AT the same time, Frank … Continue reading Track of the Week #22 – Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes ‘Snake Eyes’

Serenading A Serial Killer – A Playlist that’s All (Serial) Killa, No Filla

No one’s mind will be blown by the fact band’s, especially in extreme metal, love a serial killer or two.

There’s so many songs out there dedicated to murderers it’s actually harder to find a prominent serial killer who hasn’t got at least one song about them.  Continue reading “Serenading A Serial Killer – A Playlist that’s All (Serial) Killa, No Filla”

Agoraphobic Nosebleed’s Katherine Katz Calls Out Misogyny In Metal And She’s Not Wrong

It’s an undeniable truth that the metal community, while a glorious, tight and diverse group as a whole, is infected with a deep-rooted macho dudebro element. On an almost daily basis, I’m ashamed for both a culture I feel close to and my gender as a whole, looking through comments on metal blogs, or YouTube videos, or even some of the blogs themselves. Pick the … Continue reading Agoraphobic Nosebleed’s Katherine Katz Calls Out Misogyny In Metal And She’s Not Wrong