Joshua Allan Vargas has worked on videos for some of metal’s most horror-loving acts, such as Warbeast, Down, and Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals. Now he’s striking out into the horror world itself by creating the film Hairmetal Shotgun Zombie Massacre. The movie has no release date yet but will be entering the film festival circuit in the coming months.
The synopsis for Hairmetal Shotgun Zombie Massacre reads:
The film is about a hair metal band that, while struggling to find its own identity, decides to record its first full-length album in a creepy cabin located in the middle of a notorious cemetery. Chock full of weed, coke, and booze, the band discovers a secret in the cellar and unwittingly open a gate that allows demons to possess the corpses in the surrounding cemetery. Forced to have to survive the night and with the odds getting slimmer, the band must battle hordes of the demonic undead and hope to get a record deal somewhere in the process.
Hairmetal Shotgun Zombie Massacre was written by Joshua Allan Vargas and Jvstin Whitney, based on a story by Jvstin Whitney. It features cameos from Slayer‘s Tom Araya, Lamb of God‘s Randy Blythe, and Morbid Angel‘s David Vincent.