INSIDE ISSUE #88
IN MEMORIAM: THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LEATHER LAGOON
This past February Lux Interior, frontman of the seminal swamp rock band The Cramps, passed away, ending a career steeped in horror and lunacy. Rue Morgue pays tribute to the icon in a recently unearthed interview with Lux and his long-time musical and life partner Poison Ivy. Plus! The complete Cramps discography.
by Rodrigo GudiÃ±o, Greg Chant and Tomb Dragomir
For thirteen years, Resident Evil has immersed gamers in an epic apocalypse of zombies, mutants and corporate conspiracy. Now, RE5 takes the celebrated survival horror franchise deep into the heart of Africa to expose the root of the series’ devastating viral agent. Plus! The history of the franchise, and more!
by Andrew Lee and Last Chance Lance
SUFFER THE CHILDREN
Fabrice du Welz’s Vinyan depicts a mind-bending journey that delves into madness, obsession and deadly offspring. Plus! A roundup of new killer kids movies.
by Liisa Ladouceur and Jason Lapeyre
PUTTING THE DEATH IN DEATH METAL
Cannibal Corpse singer George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher talks two decades of atrocity, censorship and zombies.
by The Gore-met
GREETINGS FROM CAMP BLOOD
Resident summer camp killjoy Jason Voorhees returns in a big budget remake, some long-awaited reissues and a new documentary. Pack your bags and say your prayers, we’re going to Crystal Lake!
by Aaron Von Lupton
STAINLESS STEEL PSYCHO
Effects man Robert Hall pays tribute to ’80s slasher gore with Laid to Rest.
by Philip Brown
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
The trouble with mainstream horror.
Forrest Ackerman’s memorabilia up for auction; Dracula-themed literary festival coming to Dublin; Classic Monsters cruise sails this Halloween.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Killer Clowns.
Anchor Bay’s Hellraiser Limited Edition Box Set, Amok Time’s Doctor Tongue Figure, Universal Monsters Bracelet, Sourpuss Carry-All Bags.
CineMacabre features reviews of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, The Uninvited, Crowley, Feast III: The Happy Finish, Splinter, Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, Otto; or, Up With Dead People, Ice Spiders, Grizzly Park and Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpent. Reissues reviews Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971), Demoniacs (1974), Tales from the Darkside: The First Season (1984) and Cannibal! The Musical: 13th Anniversary Shpadoinkle Edition (1996).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Features Vincent Price Presents, plus reviews of Miss Don’t Touch Me, Runes of Ragnan: The Flames of Muspell, Zombie Cop, Cthulhu Tales #11, Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Seth Grahame-Smith on Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Plus, reviews of Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King, Film Brawl, The Dead Walk, Monstrous: 20 Tales of Giant Creature Terror, Giant R.B. Russell’s Putting the Pieces in Place, Cherie Priest’s Fathom, Greg Taylor’s Killer Pizza, Patrick Carman’s Skeleton Creek: Book One and Scott Edelman’s The Hunger of Empty Vessels.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatres – Toronto, Ontario.
Menu: Cat in the Brain.
Featuring horror prog rockers Zombi. Plus reviews of Deathstalker/Chopping Mall OST, Dracula vs. Frankenstein OST, Lugosi: Hollywood’s Dracula OST, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans score and soundtrack, Onethirtyeight, Carcass, Alex Machine, Dead Vampires, Gruesome Boys and Rose Funeral.
The House of the Dead: Overkill, Dead Reign and Coraline.
Dick Jacobs and his Orchestra’s Themes from Horror Movies: In Ghoulish High Fidelity.