Earlier this year, right before Valentine’s Day, we hosted an article innocuously titled “10 Horror Movies That You May Not Watch With Your Girlfriend” that sparked a huge amount of discussion. Now the author of that list, Bryce Lucien (vocalist of Dallas, TX metal band Seeker), is back with another list that is sure to rustle more than a few jimmies! He’s decided to take on the zombie film genre and give us his Top 10 reasons why they’re not all that they’re cracked up to be. Head on below to see if you agree with his reasonings!
The best part is that this is going to be the first of many lists from Lucien. I won’t spoil any details but the guy has some upcoming lists that are just fantastic!
Seeker’s latest album is Unloved, which you can snag via iTunes. READ MORE
With the release of Mosh N’ Roll yesterday, the sixth studio album from metalcore outfit Bury Your Dead, Bloody-Disgusting had the chance to catch up with guitarist Brendan ‘Slim’ MacDonald to discuss the new album and, of course, some good ole’ fashioned horror. If you haven’t had the chance to check out the album, I suggest you do so. Warning: you might want to kick some ass afterwards (and possibly during).
You can check out the interview after the jump along with European tour dates and the latest video for Slaughterhouse Five.
Everyone’s favorite bloodthirsty femme fatale is making a long-anticipated return in the upcoming Bloodrayne: Betrayal for the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. Unlike previous games in the series Betrayal will be a side-scrolling arcade adventure but it’s the “Rayne teams up with a mysterious new friend” bit that has me a little excited. Could some sort of cooperative option be included? I sure hope so.
The trailer’s not terribly exciting, shows no gameplay and is painfully brief but that shouldn’t keep you from getting excited for another dose of Dhampir action when the game releases this summer. READ MORE
Los Angeles based The Ghost Inside are readying their new album The Returners for a June 8th release on Mediaskare Records. Returners boasts the band’s most developed and anthemic material yet, guaranteed to set off fist pumping and sing-alongs at any show. The new album also features guest vocals from Brendan Foley of Betrayal, Tommy Green of Sleeping Giant and Mat Bruso (ex Bury Your Dead). Speaking on the spots vocalist Jonathan Vigil revealed “Well, were good friends with the band Betrayal and we all really like Brendan’s voice and we asked him and he was down to do it. Basically, it’s the same thing with Tommy from Sleeping Giant, except we specifically wanted him for the song “The Conflict” because of what the song is about and how it deals with the two sides of Christianity in the hardcore scene. Lastly, Shane (Frisby) who produced our record is really good friends with Mat Bruso and he called in a favor. Mat poured Coca-Cola all over himself in the vocal booth. It was awesome.” READ MORE
‘Betray, Justice, Revenge’ is the second album from Finnish symphonic folk metal band Kivimetsan Druidi, following Shadowheart, which came out approximately a year and a half ago. If you’ve never heard of them, the six-piece band can easily be compared to pre-Anette Nightwish (Leeni-Maria Hovila has a very operatic style of singing, similar to Tarja Turunen mixed with some of the eccentricities of Kate Bush). There is a lot of symphonic passages and folk melodies as well as a mixture of clean female vocals mixed in with heavier male growls.
The breadth of this album is quite diverse relatively speaking but is standard fare when listening to such bands as Within Temptation, Eluveitie, etc… The production is also very solid but sounds a little dry. In general, considering the amount of instrumentation going on, it’s pretty incredible that music was pretty much without any muddiness.