Icons of Fright Chats With: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR Co-Writers/Directors John Swaf & Cory Asraf

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I’m going to be loud and clear for you fright fanatics: John Swaf & Cory Asraf’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR is quite easily one of the most intensely poignant films to hit the festival circuit in years (review). A mixture of the quiet southern-noir and the terrifying hitman looking for his target film, […]

Fantasia Review: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR

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This year’s 20th anniversary edition of the Fantasia Film Festival has been hitting home runs, left and right, with films like THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK, SLASH and now Corey Asraf and John Swab’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR. A southern noir thriller, as dirty and grimy as it gets, the film really goes for the […]

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, […]

LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR Trailer Features Ominous Looking Marilyn Manson As Bloody Hitman

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It’s no secret that we at Icons of Fright love musician/occasional actor Marilyn Manson (proof here and here). Sure, a lot of his onstage antics might have turned some people off, but to say that the well spoken and entertaining personality that Manson has is undeniably enthralling. Having already dipped his toes into TV shows […]

Jerry and Natty Tackle Marilyn Manson’s “Holy Wood (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death) “

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We’re without a figure to lead the way. Every generation has one of them, and these days, there really isn’t anyone out there challenging the ideals of the Christian right, the masses putting the blame on everybody from musicians to filmmakers for the tragedies that could have been avoided with proper treatment of the individuals […]

Writing Mix Tape #6: Jerry Smith

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For our sixth entry into the “Writing MixTape” series, I thought I’d go back to the beginning, with another set of songs I love to listen to while writing. We’re going to make this a regular series, with Writing MixTapes posted from the Icons crew every once in a while, in an attempt to perhaps […]

BEYOND FRIGHT: Marilyn Manson Teases “The Pale Emperor” Album With “Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge” Track

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It seems that in between filming a role in the final season of Sons of Anarchy, playing songs with Johnny Depp, and various other things, Marilyn Manson has recorded a brand new album. Titled “The Pale Emperor,” Manson gave fans a glimpse of what’s in store with the album, by releasing the brand new “Third […]

Beyond Fright: Marilyn Manson’s “HEART SHAPED GLASSES” Video

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In the five albums prior to 2007’s Eat Me, Drink Me, shock rocker Marilyn Manson established himself as a force to be reckoned with, a musician guaranteed to offend and completely refusing to abide by any rules set forth by anyone else, and committing a full on assault on the religious right wing . In each […]