Just a quick update before we shut the offices down for HORRIBLEFEST weekend – the best fest in the land, in the best rock’n’roll city of all time at the best bar in the country with some of the best bands in the world…yeah, we’re pretty excited for this year’s line-up. But before we go, we’re excited to have this look at the current state of the underground in New Zealand from our friend Michael who also does the excellent Live Exorcisms blog. Some very interesting stuff happening around the world these days. If you’d like to contribute a scene report in a similar in-depth format, please drop the editor a line ( – yes, the address still lives!). We’ll be back for a Memorial Day update…if we survive Horriblefest…



We hope everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day and all, but now it’s time to start clearing the desk off here at HQ. Today we have Rob’s long overdue TV AS EYES tribute column to the late Mike Vraney of Something Weird Video. I think it’s a wonderful tribute that I wish I would’ve posted sooner. I think Mike touched most of our lives via his video company and his dedication to digging up the finest in B/exploitation/horror and whatever other genre you want to throw in there. Go buy something, I hear Basket Case is on Blu-Ray now and the HG Lewis doc is killer…. More site updates this week, including New Zealand rock coverage, the return of the Garbage Can and more reviews in our ongoing effort get us current. Thanks everyone, we’ll be back soon!