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Tales, Reeker, Pumpkinhead Art!



Reeker DVD art (click to see it full size!)It’s very strange; over the last two days we’ve been getting an influx of e-mails with links to DVD cover art. I really don’t know where it’s all coming from, but I’ll take it!

First up, September 25th will see the long-delayed release of Reeker, the smelliest horror movie I’ve seen in years. No, seriously, it’s about a group of five students (of course) who find themselves trapped in a desert oasis, where a maniacal killer is on the loose. It’s bloody as hell and a whole lot of fun, so be sure you click here to pre-order Reeker through EvilShop.

Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud DVD art (click to see it full size!)A reader named Greg pointed out that the art for Pumpkinhead; Blood Feud (review) has shown up on Your Video Store Shelf, with a disc date of October 2nd for the fourth film in the series. Michael Hurst of House of the Dead 2 fame helmed this outing, a Romeo and Juliet story featuring two warring families; the Hatfields and the McCoys (seriously), a lover from each side, and the titular vengeance demon. Get Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud by clicking here.

Tales From the Crypt: The Complete Seventh Season DVD art (click to see it full size!)Finally, the seventh and final season of Tales From the Crypt is due to make its home video appearance on October 23rd, which is just very sad. It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the fact that Warner Bros. was releasing full-season box sets of this groundbreaking show, now it’s all at an end. Do yourself a favor and click here to pre-order Tales From the Crypt: Season 7 so you don’t miss a single episode!

Thanks to everyone for the disc art heads-up over the last few days! We would’ve never know about half of this stuff (well, until the DVDs came out, of course) if it weren’t for you guys!

Johnny Butane

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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Are Truth Seekers Playing by Slaughterhouse Rulez



One of our favorite pairings of stars from the last twenty years is no doubt that of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Their chemistry is undeniable, and if you didn’t get enough of it in “Spaced,” Shawn of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End, and Paul, you’re about to get a bellyful of it on both big and small screens.

Variety is reporting that Frost and Pegg will be starring in “Truth Seekers,” a half-hour comedy-horror TV show about a three-person paranormal investigation team.

According to the site, each installment of “Truth Seekers” will focus on a paranormal incident, a setup with clear monster-of-the-week potential. “Each episode is going to be an adventure, a potential haunting or something,” Pegg says. “It’ll start as a very parochial idea, a very small business venture for these people, but it will expand as the series goes on to be something far more global. It’s a language everyone understands, the mystery of the unknown. Shaun of the Dead was a very parochial story set in North London, and somehow it managed to get this global reach because everyone understands the language of zombie movies.

That’s not all, though… the pair are also working on the feature film Slaughterhouse Rulez, a horror-comedy now in post-production. Directed by Crispian Mills and set in a well-to-do public school, the movie is “very satirical, very much about the U.K. selling itself off,” Pegg says. “It’s about fracking as well, and that unleashes some awful subterranean demon.

Both of these projects will be released under their Stolen Picture shingle. Stay tuned, kids! More as we get it!

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Rest in Peace – Yôsuke Natsuki



We’ve lost another Kaiju legend today as reports are coming in that famed Japanese actor Yôsuke Natsuki has passed on at age 81.

Natsuki was a familiar face in several Godzilla films including Godzilla 1985 and Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster. Born in 1936, Yôsuke has made over 100 appearances in film with the last being in 2012’s Kirin.

We here at Dread Central would like to take this time to honor Natsuki’s friends, family members, and constituents.


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NSFW Kill Clip from Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories Now Available on VOD



VOB now available on VOD!

For those who might not know, Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories is a sequel to the indie horror anthology Volumes of Blood, produced by P.J. Starks and Eric Huskisson (The Confession of Fred Krueger) and Christopher Bower (The Dooms Chapel Horror).

It features actor Moses Moseley, best known for his role as one of Michonne’s “Pet Walkers” on AMC’s “The Walking Dead”; the acting debut of WWE legend Sir Mo from Men on a Mission; and original music by Rocky Gray (drummer for We Are the Fallen, Living Sacrifice, formerly of Evanescence) and Shane Prather (Sharknado franchise, Sinister Squad, Lavalantula).

The flick recently hit VOD and to celebrate the release, the filmmakers have shared a “Kill Clip” from the movie to spread the bloody word.

You can check out the NSFW Kill Clip called “All Torn Up” in all its gory glory below and then let us know what you think.

Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories is now available on Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, and more!


A couple plan to purchase an old home but would like one last tour before the closing. They’re guided around the estate by a creepy realtor that may have more in store than they bargained for.

Searching floor by floor, they begin to discover the remnants of its sordid and terrifying past… A popular 80’s franchise gets a modern upgrade, but at what price? On Halloween night a teen left home alone meets a trick or treater that wants more than just candy. A door to door insurance salesman makes a Thanksgiving house call with monstrous consequences. Andrew and Sara are happily married and plan on spending some quality time together, but something sinister has other plans for their evening. Carol’s Christmas Eve turns into a fight for survival when a vengeful stranger isn’t feeling the holiday spirit. Lastly, a birthday party turns bloody when some unexpected guests drop by at the wrong time.

Seven interwoven tales of terror… how many stories does your house have?

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