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Without theatre, cinema would be nothing at all – so in my view it’s always important to be thankful for theatre and its legacy. Before the invention of film and television, books and theatre were the only comparable means of storytelling entertainment; and these had worked well for thousands of years. Nowadays, if a play [...]

The Kill Screen is a new graphic novel from the creator of zombie anthology Dead Roots and introduces us to a new apocalypse; not zombies, not vampires, not global warming and not some monkey-borne rage virus. This apocalypse is a computer virus… In the near future Humanity reaches it’s very own kill screen. If anyone [...]

As with his movies, Rob Zombies‘s musical output is heavily steeped in the visual aspect of the subject matter. Yes you could enjoy his new album ‘Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor‘ purely for the glam-metal-sing-a-long choruses and interesting industrial punk mash ups but why would you want to when you have a whole package presented to you, [...]

Written by: Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra First published: 2002 What would you do if you were the last man on the planet? It’s one of those questions men have talked about at length, sat around a pub table, at home whilst gaming, at the dinner table, well, anywhere really. What would you actually [...]

This past weekend, i was lucky enough to nab myself a ticket to London Super Comic Con, at the ExCeL centre. Being a huge fan of all things comic related since the age of about 10, and even having one of my pieces about a girl falling in love with a tree published (don’t hate, it was [...]

By : Ben Aaronovitch Publisher: Gollancz Available in: Hardback, softback, e-reader Peter Grant is just coming to the end of his two year probation as a constable with the Metropolitan police. Probies always get the shit jobs. So it’s no real surprise that he finds himself, on a cold rainy night in January, guarding the [...]

I’ve never seen James Cameron’s Titanic and, I’ll be honest, a large part of the reason that I’ve never seen it was due to the distinct lack of zombie action.  If you think about it, there are many great films that miss out on a chance of some really solid undead opportunities.  Gone with the [...]

Calabrese formed in 2003 and consists of brothers Jimmy, Bobby and Davey. Their distinctive horror-punk sound has earned them comparisons to some of the genres biggest groups and an adoring legion of hardcore fans. Bridging the gap between The Misfits and Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, the boys have just released their 3rd album ‘They Call [...]

The circus brings out a kind of primordial fear in me. When I see scrawny people swallowing swords, or full grown men with painted faces performing slapstick, or gymnasts dressed in spandex balancing on top of each other, my gut response is not to clap and eat popcorn but to think : Kill them. Kill them with fire.

Hailing from Leeds and signed to Brew Records, These Monsters are about to unleash their particular brand of darkly atmospheric punk-rock on the unsuspecting UK public. The four piece have already garnered much praise and have acquired quite the positive reputation for their memorable, orchestral live shows. Their first single, titled ‘Call Me Dragon’, is [...]

Chickenhawk was born in 2004. They recorded three songs in 2005 and released a demo before recording two more songs in 2006: ‘Split with I Breathe Spears’ and ‘With Scissors’ released on Millipede Records. They then recorded 12 songs from April to December 2007 and released their album in 2008 on Sound Devastation Records.