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Exclusive: Wolfmen of Mars’ New Album Drops Today; Give it a Stream and Read This Interview!



Today is a major day for any fan of horror and synthwave. If you’re into the latter genre of music, you’ll undoubtedly have run across Wolfmen of Mars, the Boston trio that combines 70’s and 80’s horror inspiration with some badass grooves. Today sees the release of their new album, Don’t Let It In, and not only do we have the album stream for you to check out, but we also have an interview with Wolfmen of Mars’ Luke, who talks about the band’s inspirations, some horror movies you may have missed, and a few of the most important horror soundtracks.

Check it all out below!

You can get the album via Bandcamp.

Dread Central: You guys seemingly write music nonstop! Where does all this inspiration and creativity come from?
Wolfmen of Mars: I guess it comes from our taste changing in whatever we’re into at the moment and our tastes shift often enough that I think it keeps things flowing. With working on the Boogeyman Pop movie, we got to hone in on multiple aesthetics over a nice stretch of time. The movie gave us so much to work with inspiration wise, because it wasn’t just a horror movie, it delved into a multitude of different genres.

DC: What I adore about your music is that it honors horror in all its forms. You’re not afraid to get cheesy while at the same time creating some really wicked tunes. How do you strike that balance?
WOM: Our last album, Warp Suburbium, was constructed as being more of a fun batch of songs as opposed to our more sinister sounding The Witch, The Goat & The Malevolent Spirit. It’s more or less about changing the tone a bit from album to album.

DC: On top of writing kick-ass music, you also make sure that the artwork for your covers is really exciting and fun. Tell me a bit about the importance you place there.
WOM: I think the artwork helps lay the foundation of how you listen to our albums. The artists that we’ve had have been amazing. The covers that they’ve put together have been like one panel comics that tell enough of a story that you know what you’re getting yourself into. We’ve been incredibly lucky to have worked with so many unique and talented people.

DC: What are some horror movies that have come out this decade that you feel may have slipped under the radar for some people?
WOM: I really loved Coherence and The Invitation. I find myself revisiting those for one reason or another. I didn’t know much about them other than that they came recommended. I think that’s the best way to go into those. They make for a nice double feature too.

DC: What would you say are five of the most important horror soundtracks?
WOM: Oh, man. I feel like they’ve pretty much been set in stone already, but Halloween, The Omen, The Exorcist, Jaws, and Rosemary’s Baby instantly come to mind. As a favorite, Neil Young’s Dead Man score isn’t exactly horror, but I think it’s amazing. As far as important to me personally, the Friday the 13th Part 3 vinyl release from Waxwork Records is on my turntable once a week. It’s such a fun album.

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Exclusive: Rocky Gray Talks Halloween Horror Anthology 10/31



The last time we gave you guys word on the upcoming Halloween horror anthology 10/31 was to bring you the knock-out exclusive official poster, which you can peep to your left (click for a higher-res version).

The new horror anthology in the vein of V/H/S and Creepshow joins an ensemble cast together to spin twisted tales of the macabre. The film is executive produced by P.J. Starks, creator of the critically acclaimed Volumes of Blood.

The film’s stories are directed by the likes of Justin M. Seaman (The Barn), Zane Hershberger (Devilution), John William Holt (The Dooms Chapel Horror), Brett DeJager (Bonejangles) and Rocky Gray making his directing debut.

This past weekend we were able to catch up with producer-director Rocky Gray and ask him a few choice questions about the anticipated upcoming anthology film.

You can check out our quick interview below and then make sure to hit us up and let us know how excited you are to check out 10/31 in the comments below!

Dread Central: How is the film coming along?

Rocky Gray: The film is now completed and we are getting the perks out to our Indiegogo backers. The backers and Death By Festival got to see the first cut of the film in October and they loved it so we’re very excited to get the film out to everyone else very soon.

DC: What can expect from this anthology?

RG: Expect to have a lot of Halloween themed fun. Each segment has its own flavor so the pacing and the look change throughout the film. With masked killers, vampires, scarecrows, tricksters and old hags there’s something for everyone.

DC: Will there be a sequel?

RG: If there was a demand for it we would make it happen!

Sounds good to us. Thanks for chatting with us, Rocky!

You can become a fan of the film on Facebook HERE.

A Halloween treat bag of all the things that go bump in the night. From masked killers to scarecrows, witches, and tricksters. There’s a scare for everyone in this anthology of horror and the macabre from the creators of The Barn and Volumes of Blood.

Red Letter Entertainment, Inc. brings you the directorial debut from Rocky Gray (composer of The Barn, Killing Floor 2), two-time Grammy-winning musician and former drummer for Evanescence. A new horror anthology in the vein of V/H/S/ and Creepshow brings an ensemble cast together to spin twisted tales of the macabre. The film is Executive Produced by P.J. Starks, creator of the critically acclaimed Volumes of Blood.

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The Duffer Brothers Have Begun Working on Stranger Things 3



I wasn’t the world’s biggest fan of the first season of Netflix and The Duffer Brothers’ “Stranger Things” to tell you the truth. That said, I absolutely loved the second season (read our reviews HERE).

It is with this in mind that we are all looking forward to “Stranger Things 3”.

Recently Deadline reported that at Vulture Festival LA the Duffer Brothers, producer Shawn Levy, Finn Wolfhard, Paul Reiser, and Linnea Berthelsen talked about season two and teased season three.

“We are [in] very early days on season three, and we’re still figuring it out,” Ross Duffer said, before taking a beat, then adding: “I probably wasn’t supposed to say that. That’s not official; that wasn’t an official announcement — we’re just working on it, just for our own amusement… for fun!”


We all know at this point that there is going to be a “Stranger Things 3” and that The Duffer Brothers will one day begin working on it. Don’t worry so much, Ross Duffer.

After all, your brother already let us know that season three will begin after a time jump:

“Even if we wanted to hop into the action faster, we couldn’t,” says Matt Duffer. “Our kids are aging. We can only write and produce the show so fast. They’re going to be almost a year older by the time we start shooting season three. It provides certain challenges. You can’t start right after season two ended. It forces you to do a time jump. It’s a long way of saying that yeah, we’re going to do a time jump.”

What did you think of “Stranger Things 2”? Did you dig it more (or less) than season one? Make sure to hit us up and let us know in the comments below or on social media!

“Stranger Things 2” is currently streaming on Netflix.

It’s 1984, and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana, are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down, but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.

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James Cameron’s Terminator Reboot/Sequel Hires Screenwriter



The last word we brought you guys on producer James Cameron and Deadpool-director Tim Miller’s new Terminator film was when we let you know that Paramount had set the film’s release date for July 26, 2019.

Today we have news via The Wrap that the studio is bringing in screenwriter Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) to pen the movie’s script based on a story crafted by Cameron.

You may remember that Cameron and Miller created a writers room a while back to plan out an all-new trilogy of films, but while that writer’s room included David Goyer, Charles Eglee, and Josh Friedman, it seems like Ray will be the first film’s sole writer. For now.

Story details are, of course, being kept under wraps, but Cameron and Miller are treating the new movie as a direct sequel to Cameron’s T2: Judgment Day.

“This is a continuation of the story from ‘Terminator 1’ and ‘Terminator 2.’ And we’re pretending the other films were a bad dream,” Cameron told THR. “Or an alternate timeline, which is permissible in our multi-verse.”

We also know that Cameron plans to center the new film/trilogy around a new group of younger characters, who will eventually carry on the baton as it were.

“A lot of this is handing off the baton to a new generation of characters,” Cameron said. “We’re starting a search for an 18-something young woman to essentially be the new centerpiece of these stories. And then a number of other characters around her and characters from the future. We still fold time in the story in intriguing ways. But we have Arnold’s character and Linda’s character to anchor it.”

How excited are you for James Cameron’s new Terminator flick? Make sure to hit us up and let us know in the comments below or on social mdeia!

The new Terminator film is produced by James Cameron and will be directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool). The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.

Terminator 2.5 is expected to hit July 26, 2019.

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