Bob Clark – director

Benjamin ‘Bob’ Clark could have been one of the leading lights of the horror genre after making a series of popular and critically acclaimed shockers during the 1970’s. Yet despite …

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The Gorbals Vampire – urban myth

The Gorbals Vampire is an all-encompassing term which refers to the events in a Glasgow graveyard in 1954. Reportedly stemming from a 1953 edition of ‘Dark Mysteries’ comic, featuring a …

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The Mummies – garage rock band

The Mummies is a four piece American garage rock band from San Mateo, California. The band is known for their defiantly lo-fi production values (dubbed ‘budget rock’) and their shadowy true identities, …

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Fangoria – magazine

Fangoria is a magazine specialising in horror, slasher, splatter, and exploitation films. The seminal magazine had been in regular publication since 1979 until the last couple of years when the publication appeared only occasionally and then ceased completely. …

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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), …

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The Spawn of Scanners – article

At the time of Scanners‘ release, the horror film was enjoying – arguably – its final great era. The post-Star Wars sci-fi boom had abated (primarily because low budget film-makers …

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