Rock music and horror cinema have always gone hand in hand, after Rob Zombie Slash also switches to horror, for now as a producer, with his new BerserkerGang.
There has always been a deep bond between rock and horror cinema. After i Black Sabbath which took their name from the English title of The three faces of fear Of Mario Bava, Rob Zombiesuccessfully passed to directing, the interpretation of Alice Cooper in The lord of evil Of John Carpenter, Marilyn Manson in Lost roads of Lynch and the recent incursion of Foo Fighters in the genus with Studio 666 (plus many others that we are not going to mention), now it’s up to Saul Hudsonbetter known as Slashex Guns N’ Roses, get to the horror cinema. The British guitarist, naturalized American, has in fact founded an independent company with other experts of the genre, the BerserkerGangwith the aim of producing “scary” films.
Horror producer Slash’s goals
Joining Slash in the BerserkerGang are such professionals as Michael Past, James More e Andrew T. Hunt Of Raven Banner, Rodrigo Gudinodirector and founder of the magazine Rue Morgue and the manufacturer Pasha Patriki Of Hangar 18 Media. Slash said on the occasion of the announcement: “I’ve always been a huge fan of horror, especially in the era when horror movies were scary. I want to get into the heart of the production business to try to make of the films I would like to see”. The musician recently participated in the soundtrack and as an executive producer of the horror film The Breach, which premiered at England’s FrightFest and is expected to hit theaters later this year. From that film, produced by Raven Banner and Rodrigo Gudino, the idea of the Berserker Gang was born, whose aim is, according to Andrew T. Hunt, “quality before quantity. We will selectively choose the projects that we all think best represent our brand”. At the moment, no title has been announced yet, which will be revealed during the upcoming Cannes film festival. “The company tagline is ‘Films Forged with Fury’, and that gives an idea of where we want to go,” he added. Gudino. So we wait confidently, that there’s always a need for good horror.
(photo by Slash on Wikimedia Commons, by Andreas Lowen, 2015)
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