Horror Is Metal: Murder, Black Metal, and Mayhem

In this edition of her column on music and horror, Meghan Ball delves into the dark side of black metal: Mayhem. […]

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November 29, 2021 Miscellaneous

Horror Is Metal: Backstreet’s Pop-Gothic Detour

In a very special pop edition of her column on music and horror, Meghan Ball muses on an unconventional Halloween classic: the Backstreet Boys video for Everybody (Backstreet’s Back). […]

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October 26, 2021 On Screen

Horror Is Metal: Misfits, The Band That Wouldn’t Die

Meghan Ball’s column on the musical history of horror continues with the Misfits, a seminal band who shouldn’t have worked. […]

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September 27, 2021 Miscellaneous

Horror Is Metal: Birmingham, Black Sabbath, and the Birth of Metal

Meghan Ball’s new column on horror in music–metal, punk, goth, and beyond–debuts with a dive into Black Sabbath’s humble, horrifying origins in 1970s Britain. […]

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August 12, 2021 Miscellaneous