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News and Events

Midnight Syndicate launches Kickstarter project

on October 7, 2013 | Leave a comment

Midnight Syndicate frontman Edward Douglas has just announced the duo’s intentions to “bring your nightmares to life” with a new Kickstarter project called MIDNIGHT SYNDICATE LIVE. According to the campaign page, the composers hope to raise $40,000 to produce “a unique horror-themed multimedia concert experience that blends live music, original films, music videos, and theatre.” To that end, they’ve enlisted legendary FX artist Robert Kurtzman and a host of industry pros. The fundraising campaign lasts until Sunday, November 10; check it out here.

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Festival of Fear, Horror News

New guest and panels for the Festival of Fear!

on July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

We’re happy to announce a new guest and three new panels for this year’s Rue Morgue Festival of Fear, which also scored itself a snazzy new poster! Click past the jump for the newest announcements.

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Audio Drome, Sinister Seven

Sinister Seven: Midnight Syndicate’s Edward Douglas

on March 2, 2013 | 3 Comments

There’s already a Midnight Syndicate Sinister Seven with Edward Douglas from 2011 done by the talented Sean Plummer. So why do another one?

The last interview covered Midnight Syndicate’s movie The Dead Matter as well as their collaboration with Destini’s Beard on the album A Time Forgotten. This time around, we’re going to delve into the duo’s origins. Who cares? You should, if you like Halloween and horror themed music…

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Festival of Fear

Festival of Fear 2012 Round-up and Ground-up

on August 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

This year’s Festival of Fear came and with it brought the petrifying presences of John Carpenter (check out his Q & A with Dave Alexander), Tony Todd, James Marsters, Juliet Landau, Rose McGowan, Chris Sarandon, and the list goes on and on, but there is so much more to a convention than just the featured guests. The following photo round-up gives a glimpse into some other great artists, filmmakers, exhibitors and fans who haunted the convention and may have been missed even by some who attended the festival.

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News and Events

What is Goth? Glad you asked…

To promote Encyclopedia Gothica, her loving guide to all things Goth, Rue Morgue contributor Liisa Ladouceur has created an unholy alliance with fellow RM vet Tomb Dragomir. Their union has spawned a book trailer; it’s awesome and we’re going to show it to you. You can watch the video below, but you really need to click past the jump to see what Liisa has to say about it.

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Sinister Seven

SINISTER SEVEN: MIDNIGHT SYNDICATE’S EDWARD DOUGLAS ON HIS FILM THE DEAD MATTER

on February 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

Rue Morgue readers are likely familiar with the atmospheric music of Midnight Syndicate. The duo of Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka are fixtures at our annual Festival of Fear conventions, and their atmospheric albums are essentially spooky soundtracks to films which don’t exist. So it came as little surprise to learn that Douglas had actually made a horror film himself.

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Audio Drome

Audio Drome: Midnight Syndicate Release "Lost"

on June 28, 2010 | Leave a comment

Halloween instrumentalists Midnight Syndicate have released a new video for their song, “Lost.” The song first appeared on the Dead Matter: Cemetery Gates CD and is also featured in the upcoming dark fantasy film The Dead Matter and its soundtrack. The music video will be included as an extra on The Dead Matter DVD, which will be available along with the soundtrack and Midnight Syndicate’s Halloween Music Collection greatest hits compilation at all Hot Topic stores on July 30th.

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