musician

Hard Rock Zombies – USA, 1984

‘You can’t keep a good band down’ Hard Rock Zombies is a 1985 American comedy horror feature film directed by Krishna Shah from a screenplay co-written with David Allen Ball. The movie stars E.J. Curse, Geno Andrews, Sam Mann, Mick McMains, Lisa Toothman, Jennifer… Read More ›

Stelvio Cipriani – composer

Stelvio Cipriani – born 20 August 1937, in Rome, died 1 October 2018 – was an Italian composer, mostly of movie soundtracks, many of which were for genre films, including, horror, giallo thrillers and crime films. Cipriani’s output totalled over 200 scores…. Read More ›

GWAR – rock band

GWAR is a horror-themed shock-rock/metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia in 1984. The band became notorious through their outrageous stage show, which involve extravagant costumes and eye-popping sets that feature monsters, mutilation and mayhem. Each of the band members played a… Read More ›

JokerBats – rock band

JokerBats are a metal glam goth rock band. Their single ‘Vampire’ was released on February 24, 2014. Press release: “As a band they have drawn inspiration from traditional hard rock bands like Motörhead, Metallica and Black Sabbath who’s own Ozzy Osbourne… Read More ›

Ghost B.C. – heavy metal band

Ghost – known as Ghost B.C. in the United States – is a Swedish heavy metal band, formed in Linköping in 2008. In 2010 Ghost released a three-track demo, followed by a 7″ vinyl titled “Elizabeth”, and eventually their debut full-length album Opus Eponymous. The album was widely praised and… Read More ›

Slipknot – Nu-metal band

Slipknot is an American nu-metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, formed in 1995. Slipknot is well known for its attention-grabbing image, aggressive music style, and energetic and chaotic live shows. They have specialised in horror-themed imagery, hiding their identities behind… Read More ›

Theremin – musical instrument

The theremin is an early electronic musical instrument, controlled without physical contact from the player. It was originally also known as the ætherphone, etherphone, thereminophone, termenvox or thereminvox, In the 1950s, the emergence of science fiction movies as mass entertainment gave film-makers and composers-for-film a fuller palette to play… Read More ›

Goblin – rock band

Goblin is an Italian progressive rock band formed from the ashes of two bands, Oliver and Cherry Five, by keyboardist Claudio Simonetti (born in 1952 in São Paulo), guitarist Massimo Morante (born in 1952 in Rome), bassist Fabio Pignatelli and drummer Carlo Bordini, replaced soon after… Read More ›

Dave Vanian and the Phantom Chords – rock band

Dave Vanian and the Phantom Chords (a.k.a. (the) Phantom Chords) were a 1990s British rock band, featuring The Damned’s Dave Vanian on vocals. Playing rockabilly and gothic rock, sometimes referred to as gothabilly, they performed a mixture of covers and new material. Following the 1989 breakup of The Damned, Vanian, guitarist Roman Jugg and bassist Bryn Merrick formed the… Read More ›