Thursday, June 27, 2013
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
A new interview with Midnight Syndicate's Edward Douglas has just been posted on the haunted house website, City Blood. In the interview they discuss the origins and history of the band as well as the upcoming Monsters of Legend release and more.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
On July 19, Midnight Syndicate will release it's sixteenth studio album, Monsters of Legend. This "tribute to the golden age of horror" will feature sweeping symphonic horror instrumental music and sound effects in the signature style the band pioneered. "We want to make you feel like you are a character in one of those classic horror films - that you've entered a world where any one of the iconic characters from the Universal Horror and Hammer Films could be right around the corner," said composer Edward Douglas.
The CD artwork features original images from classic Universal Studios horror movies including Frankenstein, Werewolf of London, and Dracula. "Listeners will hear the influence of the Universal Monster, Hammer, and Euro Horror films from the 30s through the 70s, not only in the music but in the images the songs conjure," added Gavin Goszka. Although the band promises the new disc will deliver the dark atmosphere haunted attractions, roleplaying gamers, and Halloween enthusiasts expect from them, they feel they've crafted a disc that transcends their favorite time of the year. "As we did on Carnival Arcane, we're always trying to take things up a notch both musically and with the sound design. There is a lot going on in this one. Plenty to pull you in, spark your imagination, and keep hold of you anytime you're looking to visit that mysterious place in your mind's eye."
The CD will be available for pre-order the first week in July. In addition to other new merchandise, Entity Productions Halloween Music will be releasing a special edition 12" vinyl version of the Monsters of Legend album, hand-numbered and limited to 250 copies.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan (formerly Bunyan) will premiere on the SyFy Channel tonight, June 13th at 9pm EST and 1am EST! This monster movie directed by Gary Jones (Spiders, Mosquito, Xena, Hercules) and scored by Midnight Syndicate's Edward Douglas is a fun, horrific spin on the tall tale of Paul Bunyan. For more information, check out our previous post and the trailer below. Be on the lookout for the Axe Giant: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (available through Entity Productions Halloween Music and Midnight Syndicate Soundtracks) coming soon!