December 4th is a big day for Twilight Saga fans as that's when the Eclipse DVD and Blu-ray packages hit store shelves. Not only will you be able to own the movie nationwide that day, but you can also get every available special feature in one place when you buy the 2-Disc Special Edition DVD or the Blu-ray/DVD Combo.
Rock band Valora might not be a household name just yet, but if their new five-chapter graphic novel is the hit they're hoping it'll be, that will certainly change.
With the usual music video outlets like MTV and VH1 seeming to be more interested in reality programming than music, bands are having a tough time finding places to debut their videos, especially those with a horror-tinged edge.
Last night's Season Two premiere of "The Vampire Diaries" was a winner for both viewers and The CW as along with being full of "wtf" moments, it held virtually all of its audience from the explosive Season One finale.
A few weeks ago the band 10 Years shared with us the promo video for "Shoot It Out", the first single off their new album Feeding the Wolves, which was released today, August 31st. Now we have the full official video along with a pretty cool behind-the-scenes look at its making. Watch your step. Things have gotten quite sticky ... and gooey ... indeed! 10 Years is comprised of Jesse Hasek – vocals, Ryan “Tater” Johnson – guitar, Lewis Cosby – bass, and Brian Vodinh – guitar/drums. The full track listing for Feeding the Wolves follows: 1. Shoot It Out
For composer Nathan Barr, even though he didn't start off in Hollywood scoring movies, he always felt that somehow both music and film would be in his future. Little did this lifelong horror fanatic know in what unexpected way his dream job would come into his life.
Earlier today we got our first look at a funereal image from the upcoming Season Five of Showtime's "Dexter", and what better way to follow it up than by peeking into the mind of Dan Licht, composer for the series, who is busy in his Los Angeles home studio conjuring up chilling sounds for the new season that begins September 26th.
We're still working out how much or how little to cover the music scene on Dread Central, but when new songs and/or videos that seem to be tailored to the genre crowd come out, we figure we'll let you guys know about them, and then you can choose to either check them out or pass. So, to help kick off your weekend, here is "Shoot It Out", a promotional video for 10 Years' forthcoming album Feeding the Wolves.
"Horror of Our Love", a short film by Dave Reda and Elftwin Films, has been making the festival rounds - and winning awards at many of them. And it's scheduled to screen at two additional fests in California during the month of August. To celebrate, Dave and Elftwin are offering Dread Central readers the chance to win a prop utilized in the film: a severed arm holding flowers. Read on for the details.
Scars on Broadway, comprised of System of a Down members Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan, has partnered with popular music streaming service SoundCloud for a unique free download promotion. Their Free “Fucking” Download promotion will allow fans to get a copy of the band’s new song “Fucking” by simply sharing news of the download with their friends. Oh, how we love helping to promote more "Fucking" in this world!
Pretenders front-woman Chrissie Hynde has a new band -- JP, Chrissie & The Fairground Boys -- and the video for their first single, "If You Let Me", was inspired by the critically acclaimed 2008 Swedish horror film Let The Right One In. Check it out, and let us know what you think.
You may have noticed we've cut back a bit on our coverage of the music scene, but when the news crossed our desk that the new Avenged Sevenfold video for the band's latest single, "Nightmare", is truly horror-themed, we thought we'd pass it along to you guys. Dig it!
Over the years we've learned that two things most Dread Central readers enjoy are girls and corpses, so you guys should really dig on the new animated music video from Girls and Corpses Magazine that recently premiered featuring the song "Crazy Fucked Up Bitch" by The Fabulous Miss Wendy.
Here's a little early WTF Friday type action for ya to dig on! The duo behind such "hits" as The Aliens Rap and The Robocop Rap (look 'em up; we can't always do the heavy lifting for you guys), DJ MaYhem and Mouthmaster Murf are back with an all-new Predator Rap to help you get geared up for this weekend's release of the Robert Rodriguez production of Nimrod Antal's Predators.
Summer officially started this week, and you know what that means: music festivals bringing together a wide variety of music types and bands. One of the most interesting sounding of the lot so far is Epicenter TwentyTen, which is taking place Saturday, September 25th, and Sunday, September 26th at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.