Detroit electronic rocker Celldweller has sent Bloody-Disgusting his Top 10 Horror Movie list and it’s full of some fun and awesome choices! Several of them are VERY unorthodox and some might make you question whether or not they are horror. Well, to Celldweller they fit the bill and I’m not going to argue (because I honestly feel that all the unorthodox ones can be considered horror in their own right).
Earlier this week, we debuted a new series entitled Infected Band Of The Week to showcase the musical projects of you, the Bloody-Disgusting users. But what you may not know is that the writers of BD also have some musical talent! Contributor John Marrone is the man behind Zombies Unlimited, a horror-techno project that terrifies as much as it entices. And now, John wants to share some of that music with you! After the jump, you can hear two tracks from ZU and if enough of you guys comment, we’ll make these two songs available for FREE DOWNLOAD! So listen and tell us what you think!
Lately, what we’ve been hearing from the Marilyn Manson camp is basically news about how Ginger Fish left and replaced Joey Jordison in Rob Zombie. Just so you know, Chris Vrenna (ex-Nine Inch Nails, composer of American McGee’s Alice) is now the drummer for Marilyn Manson. Okay, back to the topic at hand. Marilyn Manson posted on his Facebook a short video entitled “I Am Among No One (excerpt from an undisclosed song with an unreleased title)”. It’s a bit of a mouthful, eh? Check out the snippet after the jump and let me know what you think. READ MORE
Bloody-Disgusting has scored an awesome Top 10 Horror Movie list from none other than Nivek Ogre (Skinny Puppy, Ohgr, Repo! The Genetic Opera)! Not content to send us his Top 10 list, Ogre also added ‘honorable mentions’ AND ‘guilty pleasures’ categories. One thing is for certain, this man loves his horror. Check it all out after the jump!
Make sure to check out the new Ohgr album, ‘Undeveloped‘. You can check out the artwork and more here. Also, stay up-to-date at the Official ohGr Facebook page.
LA based electronic musician Skrillex has teamed up with Munky and Jonathan Davis from Korn for a new track called ‘Get Up‘. The track, courtesy of Some Kind Of Awesome, is after the jump and you have got to hear it! It’s heavy, it’s crazy and it’s something I want to blast while I’m driving near preschools (hey, gotta get them early, right?).
One tour that I’m really looking forward to is the Sinister Whisperz Tour, which features Thrill Kill Kult, 16Volt, and Twitch The Ripper (LOVE these guys!). In anticipation of this tour, a teaser trailer was released, which you can watch below. Check out the tour dates here and let us know if you’re going!
Skinny Puppy‘s Ogre and Mark Walk are preparing to unleash the fourth ohGr studio album, ‘Undeveloped‘, on May 10th. Ogre has stated that ‘Undeveloped‘ has a “soft theme of distorted sexuality”. Yeah, consider me hooked. Check out the album artwork below and check after the jump for a pretty horrific picture of Ogre and a track entitled ‘Welcome To Collidoskope‘.
I remember buying ‘Antichrist Superstar’ like it was yesterday: I was in Tokyo with my dad and I needed something to fill the silence during the long drives to the various tourist spots. Being that I was middle school at the time and I was a rebellious little scoundrel, the thought of getting away with buying a Marilyn Manson album was just too cool to not follow through on. My dad only realized what I’d bought when it was too late: I was hooked. This was an album that was metal, industrial, dirty, grimy, violent, sexual, full of horror and perfect for my testosterone-ridden, hyper-sexualized teenage angst.
To quote Corinthians (which is strange enough seeing as I’m Jewish AND an atheist), “When I was a child I spoke as a child I understood as a child I thought as a child; but when I became a man I put away childish things.” There came a time when I had to rein in my hormones and grow out of my rebelliousness, if for no other reason than it just became boring and stale. So, the question then arises, how does ‘Antichrist Superstar’ hold up considering this situation?
Industrial pioneers Front Line Assembly have announced a full North American tour with support coming from Die Krupps and Cyanotic. Check out our review of FLA’s latest album HERE as well as our interview with frontman Bill Leeb HERE. Tour dates after the jump.
Society 1 vocalist Lord Zane has sent Bloody-Disgusting his Top 10 horror movies and they make a damn good list! Some are classics and some are cult favorites, but they’re all great flicks. Check out the list after the jump.
Society 1 has recently returned to the music scene after a five year hiatus with a new album entitled, ‘The Lonely God‘. The songs will be released individually via digital channels with an accompanying music video every six to eight weeks. Follow their Facebook for up-to-date information about these releases.
Industrial band Combichrist has been announced as the opener for Rammstein on their upcoming N. American tour. They’ve also announced several dates around the Rammstein stops, allowing them to do a more spread out tour. They will be supported by iVardensphere and StarKiller on all the off-dates.Check out the dates after the jump and I hope to see SOMEONE at the Detroit show.
Noisecreep.com is reporting that Trent Reznor has confirmed through the Nine Inch Nails forum that a new NIN album is in the works. On top of that, he’s also putting out another How To Destroy Angels album, the project that features his wife Mariqueen Maandig, which is scheduled for release this fall. Also, don’t forget that Trent is confirmed for a cameo role in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Quite the busy guy, don’t ya think?
Society 1, the industrial rock/metal band from Hollywood, are back after a five year hiatus with their new single, ‘I Got You’. You can check out the official video (directed by singer Lord Zane) below. The movements of the band members in the video remind me of Jeffrey Comb’s character as Dr. Vannacutt from the House On Haunted Hill remake. You can order the track from iTunes by going to Society 1′s Official Facebook page.
Society 1 will be releasing a new song accompanied by a music video every six to eight weeks. The first few videos will be directed by Lord Zane, who will choose up and coming filmmakers to collaborate with on the remaining videos.
Combichrist have released an uncensored video of ‘Throat Full Of Glass’, which features guns, tits and blood. What else do you need, right? The video was directed by the ever badass Chad Michael Ward, who his Top 10 Horror WTF Moments with BD Music. What do you guys think of the video? Is the grindhouse thing overdone or is it still going strong?
In 2009, Paul Blom and Sonja Ruppersberg filmed a short clip of a werewolf transformation for their South African Horror Festival. The clip garnered so much praise and accolades (Director John Landis even gave it his thumbs up), that the two decided to expand on the premise even more. They took the opportunity to use some of the footage (along with newly shot material) to make a music video for their band, Terminatryx.
On top of creating this music video, they shot a short film, ‘Marked’, that utilized the help of Clinton Smith and many other at Cosmesis Prosthetics (the people behind Laconia, Death Race 2, and The Last House On The Left remake). The debut of ‘Marked’ won them the Audience Choice Award as well as the Best Special Make-Up FX award at the South African Horrorfest. The short movie will be up featured HERE.
The duo are currently gearing up to write a feature length screenplay.
Almost 15 years after Die Krupps disbanded, they’re back and bringing their first new material in the form of a mini album called ‘Als Wären Wir Für Immer’. Containing five new tracks and three remixes, Die Krupps brings back their industrial/EBM sound with intensity and ferocity. But does it stack up against what today has to offer? Check after the jump.
German industrial group Die Krupps will be releasing their first new material since 1997 in the form of an EP entitled, ’Als Wären Wir Für Immer’ (Translation: As if we were forever). The album will feature several new tracks as well as remixes and will be available January 11th, 2011.
So, it’s practically Halloween, a time of year that I, and I know many of you, love. We get to decorate our yards with gravestones, skeletons, dismembered limbs. We get to dress up as our favorite monster or creature. We get to have horror movie marathons. Basically, it’s the greatest time of the year, hands down. So I figured in the spirit of Bloody-Disgusting Music, why don’t I put together a list of 10 creepy music videos to just add fuel to the Halloween fire that’s burning in you all. This list is in no particular order, I just wanted to share them with you. The first is here and the remaining nine are after the jump. Enjoy!
Combichrist is not only opening up for Rammstein at Madison Square Garden in New York City (Dec. 11th), they have also been tapped as the direct openers for Rammstein in Montreal (Dec. 9th)! Not only that, Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit, Black Light Burns) will be joining Combichrist as guitarist for both shows. Color me extremely jealous of both dates! Make sure to check out our exclusive interview with Wes Borland HERE.
Combichrist released ‘Making Monsters’ late September, so make sure to pick up your copy.
Metropolis recording artists COMBICHRIST have been tapped as main support for RAMMSTEIN’s first and only show on U.S. soil in ten years at NYC’s legendary Madison Square Garden. The show will take place on Saturday, December 11, 2010.
Rammstein and Combichrist are no strangers to each other. Both bands toured Europe together for four months in 2010, strengthening a tie that ultimately brought them together for what will undoubtedly be an amazing evening of beat-driven metal and industrialized mayhem.
While Rammstein will be returning from a tour of Latin America before this show, Combichrist will have wrapped up their previously announced U.S. Monsters On Tour with Aesthetic Perfection and iVardensphere as support as well as a handful of dates in Australia. Due to the announced Madison Square Garden date, the previously announced New York City date on November 20th has been canceled (refunds available at point of purchase). In addition, the Montreal, QC on November 18th has been canceled as well. Replacement shows on those dates have been announced in Ithaca, NY and Pittsburgh, PA.
Metropolis recording artists FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY (FLA) regretfully are being forced to cancel their planned U.S. tour this Fall. “We have had too many problems putting the tour together, and the bottom line is if we can’t put on a good show for you the fans, then it’s just not worth it. We apologise to all of you,” says keyboardist/vocalist Bill Leeb.
Planned to begin on Oct. 31st and proceed straight through to the end of November, the tour would have been their first since 2007. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen and problematic issues, the band has instead opted to look forward and plan for 2011 to tour the U.S. in support their critically-hailed album Improvised. Electronic. Device.
Adds keyboardist Jeremy Inkel, “We are sorry to all the fans and promoters and we will do everything we can to make it happen next year.” The European tour is unaffected and will continue as planned.
Hollywood’s standout theatrical rockers, Black Veil Brides and Toronto’s most visually stunning and musically exciting band, The Birthday Massacre (review HERE), will team up to melt faces across the United States on a twenty city co-headlining tour this fall. They’ll be making stops in Atlanta, Houston, Anaheim and Seattle. Currently headlining shows throughout the US on their “Entertainment or Death” tour, the Black Veil Brides are riding high on the success of their chart topping debut album, We Stitch These Wounds, which came in at #36 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on the Billboard Independent at the time of album’s release. Currently headlining a UK tour as well as a coming off a successful East Coast sweep, The Birthday Massacre have been reaping heaps of critical praise for their recently released fourth album Pins and Needles on Metropolis Records which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Supporting acts on the tour will be Dommin and Aural Vampire.
Black Veil Brides was formed in 2006 when 15-year-old vocalist, Andy Six, began seeking players to create a vision of a modern day heavy metal band, combining the theatrics and passion of Misfits, Motley Crue, and Kiss, with lyrical content that pertains to the downtrodden outcasts of society. With a goal of bringing back the community and passion that was once so prevalent in rock and roll, he moved to LA in 2009 recruiting Ashley Purdy (bass), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (lead guitar), and Christian Coma (drums). With passionate hook-laden instrumentals and lyrics of hope and strength, Black Veil Brides quickly gained a dedicated following of fans averaging over 10,000 plays a day on the band’s MySpace and 13 million views of their first video for their single, “Knives and Pens”.
Metropolis recording artists FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY (FLA) are gearing up for a national tour, their first since 2007, to promote their critically-hailed new album IMPROVISED. ELECTRONIC. DEVICE. “We always look forward to a US tour,” says keyboardist Jeremy Inkel. “We consider North America our homeland, so to us, it’s very important to represent ourselves as best as we can. In consideration, all our musical aspiration’s were born over here, this is where we got our start.” Kicking off in Seattle, WA on October 31st, FLA will be circling around the continent with ANGELSPIT, Raggedy Angry and Unter Null supporting (tour dates below). “We’re quite excited [to tour],” adds keyboardist/vocalist Bill Leeb. “We feel we have grown as a band over the last four years. We really feel this new album will sound great live and can’t wait to get out there and be creative with it!”
Riding high on a crest of applause, the new album (often shortened to “I.E.D.”) has been described by Outburn Magazine as, “a collection of cohesive and adrenaline charged songs that maintains the complexities of the band’s best material.” FearNet says, “Through the years, there’s always been a memorable hook and infectious beat lurking in FLA’s dark textured atmospheres, like a sinister prize in every box… and this record is no exception.” NBC-TV chimed, “Pounding beats. Brooding and extremely dark lyrics. Metal guitars and some of the best production out there in the industrial genre. This is Front Line Assembly at the top of their collective game.”
There are those that think some music falls under the category of ‘guilty pleasure listening’. I personally believe that NO music should be a guilty pleasure! Plant your feet, square your shoulders and let it be known that what you enjoy listening to is what you enjoy listening to, no excuses or reasons. I’m going to go public right now and say that I still blast out Aqua on occasion. Yes, the ‘Barbie Girl’ group. Am I ashamed? NOPE! Not at all!
The reason for this diatribe is that I can easily see someone saying, in hushed whispers, that they listen to The Birthday Massacre. Well, if you check out my review after the jump, you’ll see if those hushed tones are necessary or not.