Icons of Fright’s Fave Music of 2015 Derek’s Picks: The Legends Return!

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2015 has been a banner year for new music, and with services like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, as well as the ever growing popularity of vinyl, music fans don’t have a shortage of ways to legally get a hold of the tunes they crave. ICONS OF FRIGHT has always held music close to its heart, […]


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Scream Factory has most certainly done a fine job of bringing a lot of John Carpenter’s filmography to genre fans everywhere. With great collector’s edition Blurays of everything from Carpenter’s PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THEY LIVE and ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, to the complete HALLOWEEN collection and even Carpenter’s BODY BAGS anthology. It’s been great to […]

John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES gets futuristic with”Night” Music Video!

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If you’re a fan of John Carpenter’s legendary film work (how could you NOT be?), then chances are, you’re equally a fan of his musical endeavors as well. The master of horror behind such classic films such as HALLOWEEN, THE THING, THE FOG and countless others has provided many of his films with synth-heavy music, […]

Retro Promenade releases All-Star CARPENTER Tribute Album; Available At Your Own Price


I’m sure, like myself, you’ve all been blasting John Carpenter’s Lost Themes nonstop, and rightfully so, it’s amazing. Personally, I am an addict when it comes to all things Carpenter, so this bit of news has even me smiling ear to ear. Hitting your ear-waves today, is Retro Promenade’s all star tribute to the master […]

Get Ready For Snake When Scream Factory UNLEASHES 2-Disc Collector’s Edition of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK This April!!


Be still my beating heart. I adore everything John Carpenter has done, but there’s  special place in my heart for ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK that leads back to experiencing it for the first time with my grandmother as a kid. It was a film that instantly made me smile ear to ear, and my eyes […]

Classic Trailers: HALLOWEEN II (1981)


The art of the movie trailer seems to be somewhat lost these days. Sure, trailers for the upcoming MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and STAR WARS: EPISODE VII did a great job giving the entire internet the equivalent to a cinematic heart attack (and rightfully so, they’re great), but for the most part, trailers either give […]

Roddy Piper Leads Lovecraft Meets Carpenter-Like Short Film, PORTAL TO HELL; Crowd-Funding Underway


This is one crowd-funded venture that sounds like a horror lover’s dream. Director Vivieno Caldinelli (PICNICFACE), writer Matt Watts (Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays), and WWE/THEY LIVE legend Roddy Piper are teaming up with XYZ’s Todd Brown (THE RAID, ABCs OF DEATH), executive producer Andrew Rosen (TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL), and ASTRON-6’s  Steve Kostanski (MANBORG!!) to […]

DPYX Announces Debra Hill Documentary!


One of the most influential women in horror of all time, Debra Hill would have been 64 years old this year.  As a perfect way to pay honor and respects, the filmmaking team DPYX (Marcy Boyle and Rachel Holzman) have announced that they will write, direct, and produce THE DEBRA HILL DOCUMENTARY.  Lotti Pharris Knowles […]