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New Interview with Mike Schiff,
Producer of "The History of Horror and Metal"

1/15/2016 4:19:55 PM by Frank Hill






Throughout the years, heavy metal music and the horror genre have shared a very symbiotic relationship. In the early 70's, Alice Cooper began including horror and theatrical elements such as fake blood, the use of a guillotine, and an electric chair in their stage show. Since Cooper's brilliant decision to incorporate those elements to their shows, countless bands have taken that idea and expanded on it and made it even more gory and bloody. Then you have bands like Goblin, who in the 70's and 80's provided the soundtrack to several Dario Argento movies. Anima Morte is a current outfit that creates music inspired by horror; songs that offer that special ambience of dread and fear. Add to all this the myriad of songs that reference and borrow from horror movies as well as albums that are purely dedicated to specific films and the genre itself and it's easy to see why this marriage has been so perfect and lasted so long.

Enter film producer Mike Schiff, who is undertaking the making of a documentary entitled "The History of Horror and Metal" to further explore the relationship between these two genres. Mike was gracious enough to take some time out of his busy schedule and give us the information on his documentary, his likes, VR technology, and a band that really gives him the creeps. Read Greg Watson full interview here…[Full Interview Link]



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RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
· Sinner· Big Dumb Face
· Exmortem· Solemnity
· Grave Digger· Impellitteri
· Helloween· Seether
· Advent· Fozzy
· Lamb of God· Dr. Butcher
· Valley's Eve· H.I.M.
· Goat Horn· Tungsten
· Evolution· Nicta
· Saint· King Diamond
· Dream Weaver· Sinergy
· Tad Morose· Windseeker
· Drillpoint· Krisiun
· Deivos· Fairyland
· Shiva· Death Angel
· Black Stone Cherry· Riot
· Freakhouse· Icon And The Black Roses
· Donnerkopf· Feinstein
· Schenker/ Pattison Summit· Mob Rules
· Ungodly· Vox Tempus
· Killswitch Engage· Imp
· Aina· Unearth
· Division· Tartharia
· Conquestador· Six Feet Under
· Anger· Karmakanic
· Angra· Avenue F
· Of Infinity· Code Black
· Scenteria· Motley Crue
· Helgrind· Audiovision
· The Apocalyptic Riders· Entombed
· Impaled· Dirt
· Seige of Hate· Sabaton
· Strikelight· Desire Black
· John Sykes· the missing:
· Darkthrone· Antares
· Kaamos· God Fear None
· Bleed The Sky· Meshuggah
· Frantic Bleep· Chastain
· Kryoburn· Kinrick
· Operatika· Thunderblast
· System Of A Down· Sinisthra
· Babylon· Throes of Dawn
· Pro-Pain· Defleshed
· Blind Stare· Raging Speedhorn
· Python· Brand New Sin
· Communic· Sentenced
· Dynamic Lights· Voyager
· Evemaster· Ritual Killer
· Thor· Fates Warning
· Nuclear Assault· The Atomic Bitchwax
· Illuminatus· Dragonia
· Armored Saint· Forever Slave
· Twilight· Vinterriket
· Damnation· Crystal Ball
· Dragonlord· Dogs Of Winter
· Decapitated· Early Man
· Intronaut· Lair Of The Minotaur
· 286· Degree Absolute
· Leviathan/Sapthuran· The Ocean
· Cataract· Nicodemus
· Non-Human Level· Upon Infliction
· Theater of Tragedy· Michael Orlando
· Before Silence· Fragments of Unbecoming
· Sahg· Time Requiem
· Ynis Vitrin· Zero Hour
· Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers· Sathanas
· Demise· Urkraft
· Warmachine· Blood Tsunami
· Onslaught· Old Man's Child
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· Depressed Mode· Diamond Dogs
· Bilocate· 40 Below Summer
· Deceiver· Father Befouled
· Straight Line Stitch· Armory
· Bible Of The Devil· Sin
· Faded Hope· Nasty Idols
· Mustasch· My Dying Bride