Monday, June 24, 2013

Midnight Syndicate's Universal Horror "Monsters of Legend" - July 19th

Dig it, boils & ghouls!!! Check out the press release from Midnight Syndicate regarding their new classic monster album!!!!!

6/20/13 (Cleveland, OH) - On July 19th, 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 ch...aracters from the Universal Horror Films and Hammer Films could be right around the corner," said composer Edward Douglas.


The CD artwork features original images from classic Universal Studios Entertainment horror movies including Bride of 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.

2 comments:

  1. I remember seeing these guys' booth at Dragon Con way back in...probably the mid 90s. Im pleased to see they are still around.

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  2. Hhm. I'm usually not a big fan of Midnight Syndicate. Their music tends to have too much of an artificial sound for my tastes.

    But this could be pretty interesting. I'll have to check it out when it drops.

    Thanks for sharing!

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