Inside Absolute Underground Magazine Issue 114
Dive into the spine-tingling depths of terror and nostalgia in our latest Halloween issue, which promises to be an unforgettable journey into the realms of horror. Our macabre festivities are graced by the presence of iconic figures from the world of horror, making this edition a true collector’s gem.
Electric Frankenstein, the electrifying punk-rock band, steps into the darkness with their sinister melodies and blood-curdling lyrics. Their unique fusion of music and horror aesthetics has made them a cherished fixture in the underground horror scene, and they’re ready to unleash their chilling charisma.
John Carpenter, a legendary director known for his mastery in crafting some of the most iconic horror films in history, offers an exclusive insight into his mind. Carpenter’s Halloween franchise birthed the character of Michael Myers, and we’ve got James Jude Courtney, the latest embodiment of the infamous killer, sharing his experiences and the eerie process of becoming the relentless slasher.
For fans of the 1981 slasher classic, My Bloody Valentine, we delve into the film’s gruesome history and its enduring legacy. The chilling narrative behind the film will make you shudder with delight.
Tony Cecere, the fearless stuntman who stepped into the shoes of the iconic Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, divulges the thrills and chills of his daring stunts. His tales from the nightmare-infested dreamscapes are sure to give readers goosebumps.
Goblin’s Claudio Simonetti, a maestro in the world of horror soundtracks, unravels the secrets behind his haunting compositions that have sent shivers down the spines of many. His music has become synonymous with terror, and we explore his journey in bringing fear to life through melodies.
In addition to these titans of horror, we pay tribute to the late Gunnar Hansen, who brought Leatherface to life in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. His memoir, “Chain Saw Confidential,” reveals the behind-the-scenes horrors of this seminal film. Hansen’s legacy in the world of horror endures, and we celebrate his contribution to the genre.
To top it all off, this Halloween issue is adorned with a killer cover art by the renowned Mike Hoffman, whose talent in capturing the essence of horror through his visual artistry is a treat for the eyes.
With spine-tingling tales, exclusive interviews, and a ghastly array of horror aficionados, our Halloween issue is a dark and delicious journey into the heart of the genre. So grab your favorite candy, turn down the lights, and prepare to be terrified and tantalized in equal measure by the chilling stories and ghoulish insights within these pages.
Also in this issue:
Victoria’s Locals Only – She
Vancouver Vengeance – Hyperia
Shr-Edmonton – Display Of Decay
Notorious Nelson – Kill Rats
Calgary Carnage – Buffalo Bud Buster
Montreal Massacre – Massive Scar Era
Ottawa Onslaught – Rockin’ Engine
Stomp Records – Raygun Cowboys
Supreme Echo – As Sheriff
Screams Of Joy – Punk Rock Photography
Punk Rock Crossword
Brewing 101 – Blacksmith And Brewer – Drunk Animals
Absolute Asia – Cut Lon
Terminal Sessions – Skiltskins
Punks In Recovery
Cannabis Corner – Sun Coast Cannabis
Powder Seekers – South America Part 3
Stomp Records – Pkew Pkew Pkew
Unearthed Horrors – Halloween Horrors
Darkside Releasing – Kasey Ferguson
Absolute Horror – The Friedkin Connection
Iggy Pop Part 2
Randy’s Cheeseburger Picnic
Bat Sabbath – W.A.S.P.
Liam Vs The World – Campfire Stories
Ripcordz Tour Tips – Part 4
Michael Wilder Part 2 – The Cramps
My Bloody Valentine – Peter Cowper
Hopelessly Devoted To You: Goblin – Claudio Simonetti
Great Canadian Beer Festival
Rifflandia 2023 – Mike Muir – Suicidal Tendencies
Rifflandia 2023 Photo Collage
Filmmaker Rolfe Kanefsky
Shred Session – Cortes Island – Sluggo Mini Ramp
Absolute Metal – Dethklok – Brendon Small
Pirates Press Records – Billy Liar
Lunchmeat – Lucky In Love With Vhs
Coven And Lucifer
Blast From The Past – Robert Plant – Kiss
Absolute Pinball – Tales From The Crypt
Voice Of The Streets – Concrete Grave
In Crust We Trust Photo Collage
Backstage Pass – Quadra House
Comic Book Icons – Mike Hoffman
Comic-Geddon – 13 Best Horror Comics Of The Year
DNR – Do Not Read – Do No Resuscitate
Fallen Soldiers – Klu Jak – Myka Banned
Opus Comics Halloween Releases