In case you've forgotten, "Metal is a Way of Life", and there are few as metal as the legendary Christopher Lee. In anticipation of the March 15th release in the UK (April 20th in the US) of concept album Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, a new promo video has been released featuring Sir Christopher along with some behind-the-scenes clips, etc.
Music. It has always shared a close relationship with visual imagery, even long before the era of film began. Painters and sculptors, poets and playwrights ... throughout the ages these artists have culled ideas and taken inspiration from the composers they admired. Music has the ability to imprint itself upon us and become the soundtrack to our lives.
You have to give AFI credit for catering to their fans, who are known to be quite rabid in their dissection of the band's songs and videos -- from hidden messages to overall themes. The premiere of "Beautiful Thieves" was no different, and to help answer some of those questions, AFI has released a behind-the-scenes look at the video.
As the old adage goes, good things come in small packages, so here at Dread Central we're always on the lookout for standout short films that deliver the goods, and this weekend we found one: Elftwin Films' "Horror of Our Love", a romantic horror comedy that twists the normal love story back until it breaks!
Punk rock band Rise Against last released a new CD (Appeal to Reason) in October of 2008, but that doesn't mean they haven't been busy and keeping their fans in the forefront of their minds. Which is why today they released an uncensored version of the video for their song "Re-Education (Through Labor)".
Horrorcore band Twiztid, comprised of Jamie Spaniolo and Paul Methric, aka Jamie Madrox and Monoxide, have just released their tour schedule for spring 2010.
Alice In Chains' video for their current single "Your Decision" has plenty of genre elements to it and has generated some controversy what with its debauchery-filled similarities to Eyes Wide Shut and Hostel: Part II. Things are left open-ended, however, and now comes a "Your Decision" comic that picks up where the video leaves off with fans helping to determine how the story ends.
In case you've forgotten, today's the day that the band AFI will be answering selected questions during a live video chat taking place on their Facebook page. But you don't need to head over there; you can chat with them right here on Dread Central starting at 7:00 PM EST/4:00 PM PST!
Iconic Finnish rock band HIM’s new album Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice hit store shelves yesterday, and in honor of its release Dread Central is featuring the video for “HeartKiller”, the first single off the CD.
Undoubtedly a lot of horror fans are also fans of metal band Megadeth, so we're happy to pass along the news that original bassist David Ellefson (1983-2002) is returning to the iconic multi-platinum group. This reunion is appropriately timed to coincide with Megadeth’s upcoming historic month-long "Rust In Peace 20th Anniversary Tour," which launches March 1 in Spokane, WA.
A couple of weeks ago we got a sneak peek at AFI's new video for their current single, "Beautiful Thieves", and now the full-length version has debuted online. Check it out, and then think about any questions you may have for the band as they'll be answering them in person on February 11th.
It's a rainy Friday here in the Dread Central offices, and what better way to counteract the blahs than by checking out some new tunes? Thanks to Bay Area rockers AFI, we have a preview clip of the video for their next single, "Beautiful Thieves", to share with you guys.
Dread Central, in conjunction with Total Assault, is pleased to offer a free download of "Heartkiller", the new single from HIM's Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice album, which will hit stores in the U.S. on CD and vinyl on February 9th.
Now here's a match made in heaven: Christopher Lee and Metal! What are we talking about? Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, which is a concept album with original words and symphonic metal music starring legendary actor Christopher Lee.
The Grammy-award winning band Slipknot premiered the new video for their song "Snuff" today in the form of a short film co-directed by Slipknot's own M. Shawn Crahan and renowned photographer/director P.R. Brown. The film features frontman Corey Taylor as never seen before, interwoven in an intricate storyline, but he's far from alone as two legends in the horror genre accompany him.