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Crackle’s Supermansion Special Drag Me To Halloween Is An Epic Fun Run Through Horror Movie Nostalgia

Crackle’s Supermansion Special Drag Me To Halloween Is An Epic Fun Run Through Horror Movie Nostalgia

I’m sure they’ll look back on this and laugh… The new special, which airs Oct 5th, features fantastic nods to our favourite horror movies with League Of Freedom shenanigans thrown in to balance things out. It’s a stroll through “Memory Lane” with a whole lot of WTF’s thrown in.   As Halloween graces our hero’s mansion, Titanium Rex (voiced by Bryan Cranston) again tiredly reminds everyone as to just how awful the holiday is, to which everyone respectfully tells him […]

Venom Inc 2017 Welcomes You to Hell

Venom Inc 2017 Welcomes You to Hell

San Diego metalheads kicked off the fall season of concerts with the third coming of Venom Inc (and that’s three times in two years, mind you!)  As if having the privilege to be within spitting distance of Mantas wasn’t enough, fans were treated to this unique but fitting lineup including the vilest souls to drain the Mississippi we all call Goatwhore and the Oregonian titan stompers better known as Toxic Holocaust. And also Convalescence.   This lightweight deathcore band was more […]

Iced Earth’s Latest Release Incorruptible Is A Blistering, Soul Shaking Listening Experience That Holds Nothing Back

Iced Earth’s Latest Release Incorruptible Is A Blistering, Soul Shaking Listening Experience That Holds Nothing Back

Set, we’ve missed you. Artwork by David Newman-Stump and Roy Young Jon and company have released an epic album that is everything a metal head could ever want in a release. From the opening track “Great Heathen Army,” to the closing piece “Clear The Way,” each song is a living entity reflecting pain, tragedy, love, and unity conveyed through tracks that stay with you long after the last note fades off of track 10. The riffs are brutal yet melodic, […]

Bad Frank Is A Must See Movie For Those Who Like Good Guys Who Go Very, Very Bad

Bad Frank Is A Must See Movie For Those Who Like Good Guys Who Go Very, Very Bad

        “A man can only hold so much inside…”   Bad Frank stars Kevin Interdonato as Frank Pierce, your average Italian Joe with a nice house in the suburbs, gorgeous wife, a disturbing past and medically repressed anger issues (which makes him “not average” at this point..) who finds himself in a precarious position with an old friend during a drug deal that goes way south. When push comes to shove (and the pharmacy won’t refill your […]

Beacon Point A Sci-Fi Horror Tale Of Lies, Secrets, and Bloody, Alien Shenanigans

Beacon Point A Sci-Fi Horror Tale Of Lies, Secrets, and Bloody, Alien Shenanigans

There’s a reason the woods are scary…and maybe a little complicated but definitely scary. Camping, hiking, aliens, ex-cons, and strangers in survival situations almost always makes for a good movie, but here at Beacon Point, it sets the stage for death, conspiracy, and slightly awkward social situations. The trouble begins when local mountain tour guide and survival badass Drake Jacobs accidentally kills his supervisor during an argument at the resort he’s employed with after it’s been discovered that Drake is […]

The Control Group Is An Impressive Romp Into The World Of Psychotic Scientists, Insane Asylums, And Bird People

The Control Group Is An Impressive Romp Into The World Of Psychotic Scientists, Insane Asylums, And Bird People

The living dead always look so pissed. Image via ravenousmonster.com The Control Group via Point And Shoot Productions really is an interesting twist on the old story line of college kids getting kidnapped, then get drugged up and locked in an abandoned insane asylum by a mad scientist, people dying and then coming back as insane but coherent zombies while secrete a government agency records it, all the while hoping to perfect the drug used on the students as a […]

Album Review: Valhalore – Voyage Into Eternity

Album Review: Valhalore – Voyage Into Eternity

Valhalore is an upcoming band from Brisbane, Australia. Running a strong team of 6. With Matthew Grimley on Bass, Anthony Willis on Guitars, Lachlan Neate on vocals, cello, and mandolin, Sophie Christensen on wind instruments, Morgan Cox on drums, and Lucas Fisher on Guitars and Vocals. Voyage Into Eternity is their debut album released March 14 2017. They have released a couple of singles over the last 2 years and been teasing just how great the new album is going […]

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Team Enforcer: game bully or team protector? Depends on who you ask, and it’s about time the players got to tell their side of the story. Fighting has been a staple in hockey since the game was first played professionally in the early 1900’s. Fighting is in its roots,  in its blood,  and is fully supported by both fans and players the world over. So why has it become such a thorn in the profession’s side as of late? According […]

Taste The Sadness By Aussie Legend SPOD Is An Instant Classic

Taste The Sadness By Aussie Legend SPOD Is An Instant Classic

This guy…image via Rice Is Nice Records Middle Age hasn’t sounded this good in a long time. SPOD has broken his creation hiatus to create an album of great depth using electronica and pop music to convey the struggles of arriving to that weird area in all of our lives where we all swear we’d never get to, but we all do, usually without even noticing. You want to hang out with friends, you want to hang out at the pub, […]

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