70s Monster Memories – book

70s Monster Memories is a 2015 British book from the writers of We Belong Dead magazine. The 400 page full colour soft back book contains over seventy chapters covering nearly every aspect of 1970s horror …

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Demon Witch Child – Spain, 1975 – reviews

Demon Witch Child is a 1975 Spanish horror feature film directed by Amando de Ossorio, best known for his Blind Dead series of films. Starring Marián Salgado, Julián Mateos, Fernando Sancho and Kali Hansa, the …

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The Thing (1982) reviews and overview

‘Man is the warmest place to hide’ The Thing is a 1982 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by John Carpenter (Vampires; Christine; Halloween, The Fog), written by Bill Lancaster, and …

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Stalaggh, Gulaggh – rock band

Stalaggh, later to be re-named Gulaggh, are a musical collective with their foundations in the metal scene but which soon evolved to be a far more avant-garde unit incorporating disturbing …

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El Silbón – folklore

El Silbón – English translation: “The Whistler” – is a character appearing in both Colombian and Venezuelan folk tales, famed for terrorising men, women and children, especially the latter whom he …

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Nachzehrer – folklore

A nachzehrer is a form of vampire found in Germanic and Polish regions including Silesia and Bavaria, which also exhibits behaviour displayed by ghouls. The name translates as “after (nach) …

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Soucouyant – folklore

The soucouyant or soucriant in Dominica, Trinidadian and Guadeloupean folklore (also known as Ole-Higue or Loogaroo elsewhere in the Caribbean), is a kind of witch or vampire, possibly dating back …

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Satan aka The Devil – article

Satan (Hebrew: שָּׂטָן satan, meaning “adversary”; Arabic: شيطان shaitan, meaning “astray” or “distant”, sometimes “devil”) is a figure appearing in the ancient texts of the Abrahamic religions who brings evil …

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Fear – magazine, UK, 1988 – 1991

Fear was a British full-colour magazine published by Newsfield between 1988 and 1991. It was edited by John Gilbert and as well as covering just horror films, it also provided a …

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Horror-themed Pinball Machines

Pinball machines as we now know them first appeared in the early 1930’s and almost immediately were seized upon as opportunities for branding and cash-ins of all shape and form, …

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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 …

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