Blood Red: Hoop-Tober 4.0 – The Final Chapter

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Happy Halloween!  There’s no better time to wrap up my annual Hoop-Tober horror marathon than by re-visiting some old classics and just marveling at how the masters of the genre did it bigger and better all those years ago.  The first two entries in the Friday the 13th series may have done more damage than good in the sheer glut of poor copycat films that came after, but they’re still a rip to watch.  John Carpenter’s original Halloween still stands as a singular achievement in pacing and streamlined storytelling.  Wes Craven brings the horror a gleefully evil personality for the first time in the original and best A Nightmare on Elm Street.  And to this day there is still no terror like the slam of a steel door signalling you’re trapped in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

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Donuts & CANTO: Migration Fest, Ne Obliviscaris, Danzig and more!

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March 28, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:

  • Leading off with some HOLYSHITAWESOME news: Gilead Media and 20 Buck Spin have announced that Migration Fest will be returning in 2018. That’s about all we know at the moment, but shit, that’s good enough for me. If you didn’t make it to the inaugural edition, you’d best course-correct next year.

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