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Hey hold onto your linen we like to spin the disc, play the tune, get down with some Hole - cover of Gold Dust Woman (Fleetwood Mac)
New trailer does the business, fingers crossed Scott hasn't been influenced by the "fans" and Prologue: Last Supper.
So bit excited over here, drones, face huggers, Ridley going the full nine in second prequel movie.
Hey we forgot about this so heres some classic Aaron Stoquert
And this time he's bringing James Gunn to the party!
Our ISP are so bloody hopeless we can't keep a connection for more than five minutes
Okay so Ridley has been going a tad quiet on the movie recently but finally some excellent news drops on the desk
Something is stirring, there's a twitch to the corpse, ka ka ka ma ma ma, we is back like a slasher villain and ready to go full throttle
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the cinema a new thriller chiller lands and seeks to creep you out.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the cinema McLean surfaces with new feature, this time without Mick or a giant croc!
Seems it's full steam ahead Downunder as they start looking for extras to play Aliens or Engineers, shooting to begin in April
Double dose today, Hang On To Yourself and emMoonage Daydreamem with Mick Ronson on lead guitar.
Original video for the classic Life On Mars
BBC recording of Bowie and Mick Ronson belting out Starman in front of a disinterested looking pack of white nerds who I think are attempting to dance.
A more modern interpretation of Space Oddity, Bowie Live.
Our continuing tribute to the late great David Bowie continues with The Man Who Sold The World
One of the world's most influential musicians dead at 69 after a long battle with the big C, we salute you Mr Jones and wish the thin white duke the best with his latest voyage of discovery
Okay Kids your guess is as good as ours as to what the creature is in Luke Sparke's debut feature.
Audiences tune in by the million to catch the first episode, naturally some elements in the horror community don't get character development, and are zombies destined for extinction due to mainstream acceptance?
Direct sequel to THE OMEN movies, well the first two, sees Damien as an adult learning about his past and place in the universe
Yeah I was also wondering whatever happened to this joint Aussie-Chinese flick. Alls good and full steam ahead kids, we got spider troubles.
Time lapse trailer, now there's something cool and different.
Ready to face a pack of Cujos in the remote Aussie countryside? Things are about to get vicious and oh so good.
Interactive add from New Zealand's Hell pizza puts the tomato sauce back on the pizza. Can you survive the holocaust while delivering a pizza
Not just one kids but two, could this be the next big television show?
The trailers for the new seasons are upon us with release dates, some juicy details of what we can expect, and more dead action than you could expect at a haunted crypt.
Director Jason Stutter is back with the scares to keep Kiwis shivering through the winter months!
That's right folks the monsters are back and are waiting in your favourite DVDBlu-Ray store for you. A cross between war is hell and creatures on the loose Tom Green gives us more wild times
Seems Mr Sun can't get enough of the dark genre and is hitting the creature feature with a movie titled "Boar", a clear nod to a certain other classic Aussie horror movie
The first six episode season of The Walking Dead spin off series is now filming and has a promised August release date.
Okay we have heard this before, and yet the movies still keep rolling, but Blumhouse have stated for the record that it all gets explained in the final installment of the warhorse found footage franchise.
Aussie shocker to kick off in Canada as local fans as usual sit around fiddling their fingers while waiting on a screening of some sort.
emAsh vs the Evil Deadem filming in New Zealand, and here's a couple of teasers to set the mood, forget the candles yo we're talking cool Ash!
Latest single from the second album release by The Rubens
New Aussie zombie flick looks high on drama and densely intense. Are we excited, think Tony Abbott finding new areas to slash in the environment budget!
Abbess finally has a follow up to Gabriel, Infini now available on digital formats.
Talk is the third Wolf Creek movie is moving ahead at a rapid pace, at least according to one Mr Jarrett.
The Bros head North to help out Sam Raimi with new television series Ash vs The Evil Dead
Get the disc player warmed up kids we're talking an avanlanche of Australian Horror titles
For Yowie fans Australian Horror has you covered, looks like three titles down for release in 2015 and we'll be right across the lot!
After some weird period of inactivity on the project AMC's President Charlie Collier confirmed the cable network is going full on zombie.
Yes we're major walking dead fans here in the Sminds bunker, hell an episode guide and a book review coming up, but say what AMC!?!
Okay settle, two new movies set in the Xenomorph universe have been announced with a third projected!
Wolf Creek to continue building as a franchise, now television is being slaughtered
Veruca Salt - Seether
New Aussie shocker ready to scare the knickers off genre fans is currently underway.
Now that didn't take long, Aussie zombie flick charts on limited run
Based off a supposed real haunting at the Quarantine Station at North Head on Sydneys Harbour Foreshore the movie looks to be a chiller.
Okay not saying this is Australia's answer to Ridley Scott's intergalactic hitchhiker shocker but the teaser released this week certainly has us bright eyed and bushy tailed.
Chris Sun looks to have a slasher that could well evolve into a franchise
Not many details to hand but "Housebound" is set for a September 4th cinema release in New Zealand, figures crossed we get it across the ditch here as well.
Okay Icon just what the hell is the story here, the Euros are getting the movie toot sweet and regional Australia is left out in the cold once again!
First trailer out and got to say it looks a lot like the second movie in the original trilogy, only without Mel Gibson!
While the movie reviews around the name Winchester is has nothing to do with Sam and Dean, Hammer want a supernatural flick and they are calling in the Bros to direct
Seriously "Annabelle" is happening, and it looks pretty good to be honest.
Eric Bana joins the list of horror movie leads that haven't nailed opening weekend in 2014, hey some of these movies didn't deserve a cinema release in the first place.
So we aren't getting two PA movies in 2014 and now have one hell of a long wait for the next movie.
Sydney Indie dance trio Rufus track Tonight from their debut album "Atlas"
This morning arrowinthehead.com are reporting that show Producer David Alpert has spilled the beans on plans for AMC's hugely successful zombie franchise
And we flash back to the 1970s era of glam rock! Okay this really isn't about Horror Movies as such.
Antony I Ginnane goes apeshit with two further remakes announced, both of which will no doubt sink and burn.
Single from the 2013 album release by Sydney band Rufus
Winter City Productions launches a Creator Owned Comic Book Publishing program
New Zealand's Kimbra, official clip of the hit single.
Just when you thought it was safe to turn on the ABC, Andrew Traucki is going to make some people wish they didn't.
First hit for Davis and Icehouse, band formerly known as Flowers
A couple more from the vault, this time from across the Tasman where the shaky islands were rocking in the 1970s and 1980s.
Well they aren't letting any moss grow on this rolling stone, first poster released for the new season which kicks off October this year in North America.
Our first ever "cool" collectable post. Popcultcha.com have a Mick Taylor bobble head figurine ready for purchase, 7 full inches of Mick goodness Kids!
We're going back a decade or so to catch up with a couple of rocking Aussie outfits you just may not have heard of if you live outside our fatal shores. Two great female vocalists and some hard driving riffs, drop your linen and start your grinning.
Andrew Traucki's third movie to get a mid April release on DVD in Australia.
Dunedin Student band The Verlaines big 1980s hit, sorry for the video quality and audio quality for that matter.
Just when you thought it was safe to watch movies again Michael Budd delivers a deranged surgeon with an agenda, oh yes there will be blood.
Greg McLean's latest movie to receive solid North American release schedule
More skip hop than you can poke a sampling deck at!
Stepping back a bit to check out Auckland's DD Smash who featuring Dave Dobbyn on vocals.
Out of the West San Cisco are notching up the hits!
David and Marge hide under their beds as McLean's Wolf Creek 2 proves too graphic for them.
Also great when you find a new act you haven't heard before, thank you Triple J for playing The Presets album tracks.
Teenage kiwi takes on the World music scene, and wins.
Once again the peons are up in arms over a Board decision that was made due to the "public good" or whatever other term we are currently using.
Don't the kids love their rock n roll
Update on Walking Dead news over the last few weeks
Should get re-issued in the face of the Abbot Government's land of the greedy....
2014 kicks off with new Petroni movie, though anyone else thinking the plot sounds very familiar?
Blast from the past, the amazingly good Penny Flanagan's "Lap It Up".
Already looking forward to the New Year, 2014 will mark 1,000 reviews and some new frontiers!
A fantasy film clip to a rocking AvS track, what's not to love?
With a sequel due to hit cinemas February 2014, and the promise of an additional three movies, we were certainly getting excited, now Penguin have entered the bloody fray with two prequel novels.
Good question, and nothing says festive season like a lumbering zombie or a Japanese revenant or heck a masked psycho. With the year running out what is left to get excited about.
For those keeping score, which is probably us, Hawken has crashed the Hollywood party with his cult following in tow and is ready to rock the fan base with a third title "Deicide".
More Skip Hop, and do we suck - a day late!
Skip Hop meets Back to the Future, ain't never going to be the same again.
We have been quietly following Barrett's career thus far and have to say this one surprised even us. Aussie Director turns to Italian cinematic influences
So a trainee kindergarten teacher falls for a vegan hippie named Rabbit, loses the dude, and then the zombies attack.
Crowd funded zombie apocalypse film to open hostilities on Nov 28th in the Nation's capital. Check Dendy Cinemas
Putting some funk into it on a rain logged Friday, from Wellington New Zealand Fat Freddy's Drop classic clip
Distracted Media have released a teaser for Airlock that gives some idea of what we can expect if the movie is fully funded.
Just when Hollywood Execs thought it was safe to do lunch another Aussie lands kicking and screaming out "G'day Mate" on their table!
Guess it comes as no surprise that AMC have signed off on a fifth season of the franchise, but hey ho we're also getting a spin off series.
Don't those crazy kids love that rock n roll music.
Like a lot of people I'm interested in the mid 1980s Brit Governments war on the horror and exploitation video market, Siren Visual are providing the documentary we all wanted.
Distracted Media, who previously gave us The Tunnel, have announced a new Crowd Funding initiative in order to raise $100K for their next movie.
Seems like today was the day for at least two Publishing houses to either announce new signings or to have new novels let loose into the Wild. Aussie avalanche folks and we're more excited than Paris at a free cocktail function.
Some good news from the Australian Horror Writings Association today with an announcement that their flagship magazine Midnight Echo will continue beyond episode 10.
Seems Cohesion Press aren't allowing the grass to grow over the gravestone and have announced a new print edition of Martin Livings' novel Carnies, as well as an electronic version.
Director Bronwyn Edwards is hard at work bringing us the Gothic surreal nightmare, Tick Tock Trick, with the second trailer going online. If you want it dark and creepy then this would be the movie for you.
So each Friday we dispense with the news and check out a track from Downunder, either currently released or from the vaults. First up we have Do Re Mi's classic from 1985 "Man Overboard".
McLean, who is currently busy with Wolf Creek 2, is set to produce the upcoming creature feature Territorial from WriterDirector Matthew Holmes. New poster released today folks.
Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water you need to first get past the township. New Kids on the block ScreenLaunch are attacking the American Film Market with two horror titles this month
ArtSpear who entertained us previously with The Killage and the Web series The Void are back with their comedy spin on alien invasion flicks, Australiens. Australia clearly being high on the Alien invasion list, and they aren't coming by boat Tony Abbott. Try hiding this illegal landing from the News!
The Australian Horror Writers Association have decided to postpone the publication of Issue 11 of their Midnight Echo publication in a more that has proved controversial if not downright confusion to some sectors of the Downunder Horror Community.
If you have been wondering about the books and Authors we mention on site but don't know where to begin then here's an opportunity to explore Downunder horror literary firepower.
Following Demonsamongus (2006) and El Monstro Del Mar! (2010) Simpson is back with movie number three Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla.
With the count down on to the cinema release of the movie James Wan and Leigh Whannell talk about what you have to deliver in a horror movie and we get some tidbits of what we can expect from the latest movie by the smash hit Aussie duo.
Texas publishing house HodgePodge Press are releasing a revised edition of Matthew Tait's "Ghosts In A Desert World" and are promising more from the Author.
Paper Road Press, the new kid on the block of Kiwi speculative fiction, have launched with their first book being welcomed into the word at Wellington (30 October) and Tauranga (31 October).
Empire magazine in an interview with Scott got the canny Director to give some details on the forth coming sequels to his controversial Prometheus re-engagement with the Alien universe.
Travis Bain, who previously gave us Scratched is back with his new feature Throwback, a movie featuring a couple of treasure hunters running up against the legendary Yowie.
Momentum Books are offering electronic copies of Graeme Hague's books for $1 as a Halloween promotion. Now that's what we can a major saving folks.
After being off air for a month or so we are back and more focused than ever! Expect a lot more reviews, interviews, articles and a few new features.
Cohesion Press have virtually opened their doors and are currently accepting submissions for an anthology and new book ideas.
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