The Gothic Halloween music group Midnight Syndicate has released their first official music video, ‘Dark Legacy.’ The video showcases the song ‘Dark Legacy’ from their ‘Dead Matter: Cemetery Gates’ CD as well as clips from the upcoming dark fantasy vampire/zombie film, ‘The Dead Matter.’ ‘The Dead Matter’ movie which stars genre favorites Andrew Divoff, Jason Carter, and Tom Savini will be released on DVD July 30,2010.
Produced as a part of Midnight Syndicate’s 13th Anniversary celebration, the video marks the first time band mates Gavin Goszka and Edward Douglas have performed together live. Also featured in the video are fellow Cleveland music icons Jeff Hatrix and Tom ‘Schmotz’ from the heavy metal band Mushroomhead.
The video was directed by David ‘House’ Greathouse whose music videos for Mushroomhead won him MTV2’s ‘Headbangers Ball Best Music Video of 2007’ award and a spot on the new ‘Saw VI’ DVD. Robert Kurtzman (creator of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn,’ ‘Wishmaster’) and his company Precinct 13 Entertainment co-produced the video which will also be included as an extra feature on ‘The Dead Matter’ DVD.
‘Dark Legacy’ was shot at the historic and reputedly haunted Phantasy Theatre in Lakewood Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.