To kick off a series of top ten lists from artists and musicians that we’ve, well, hassled into submission Jason Decay of Toronto traditionalists Cauldron has given us his top ten tracks to get him in the mood for All Hallows Eve.
10. Halloween by Helloween “I suppose this one’s a bit tedious, but remains a classic where I’m from.”
9. Trick Or Treat by Fastway “A nice wintry track about the festive season.”
8. Halloween by Ostrogoth “This is a summer record for me, but this particular tune tends to carry over into October.”
7. Drive To Santa Mira by John Carpenter “Essential.”
6. Children Of The Witches by Halloween “The masters.”
5. Halloween by King Diamond “King knows best and so would you if every night was Halloween.”
4. Halloween by Seduce “The original!”
3. Halloween Night by Halloween “One of my fave tracks! Find this one.”
2. Halloween by Misfits “Dead cats hanging from poles and candy apples with razor blades, that’s how I remember Halloween too… Scary.”
1. Halloween by 220 Volt “What Halloween is like in Sweden. Pretty similar to Halloween in America from what I gather… My favourite Halloween song these last few years, up there with Misfits.”
Back from exile, RUNNING WILD returned in 2013 more ‘RESILIENT’ than ever. LOUISE BROWN traced his career from the very first hammerblow to the legacy ROCK ‘N’ ROLF continues to forge in Iron Fist #7, republished here as we blast their latest album ‘RAPID FORAY’ into the new year…
“You know, Running Wild is still here, it’s been 35 years, next year, so I must be resilient,” says a defiant Rolf Kasparek, aka Rock ‘N’ Rolf, guitarist, frontman and Cap’n of the band who formed in 1979. We’re sat at his label’s studio in Hannover, Germany, where select journalists have been invited to hear the band’s newest album, ‘Resilient’, Running Wild’s 15th album, and second since Rolf got back on the ship after a seven year break (bar an explosive “final” show at Wacken 2009). Kicking off with ‘Soldiers Of Fortune’, the new album comes with as much roaring thunder as ‘Soldiers Of Hell’, from their 1984 debut full-length ‘Gates To Purgatory’, and marks a fist-raising return for the Gods of the Iron. Hoist the flags. The tyrants of the waves are coming back on shore and have a veritable booty of diabolic force to dish out. Rolf looks meaner than ever, talking as … Read More
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