Ad Nauseam, Blood on Black Wax receives expanded editions

Iconic horror works Ad Nauseam: Newsprint nightmares from the 70s and 80s and Blood on Black Wax: Horror Soundtracks on Vinyl Receive 1984 Publishing’s deluxe treatment and will be featured this September by Toronto-based horror magazine Rue Morgue!

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Michael Gingolds Until vomiting is currently in its third print. While the first editions only contained newspaper ads from the 1980s, this latest version will include 100 additional pages from the 1970s, a decade that rivals the 80s as the most popular for horror fans. Classic including The Exorcist, the Omen, the Jaws, the Phantasm, the Amityville Horror, the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Suspiria, Carrie, the Rocky Horror Picture Show and many more are now all featured. The book also contains a new foreword by director Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Howling, Piranha), alongside Gingold’s insightful commentary and classic (often hilarious) movie reviews.

“After the first one was released Until vomitingA number of fans have asked if we would take a similarly deep leap into the 1970s and I’m glad I had the opportunity, ”Gingold said in a statement. “The 1970s was the decade when horror took off as a box office hit, major trends kicked off, and many of the weirdest and wildest films emerged from the independent and unfamiliar scene. The ads for her were some of the craziest and most confrontational in film history, and it was exciting to put together and curate this significant addition to Ad Nauseam for both previous and new readers. “

Likewise the expanded second printing of Blood on Black Wax: Horror Soundtracks on Vinyl introduces several additional soundtrack titles that reflect the consistently strong trend towards horror soundtracks being transferred to vinyl. The 272-page, colorful book sheds light on the intricate (and often rare) artwork on the LP sleeves, as well as album reviews, release details, and background stories. New titles include mainstream entries like Child’s play, the silence of the lambs, children of the grain, silver ball and Theirs, alongside cult hits like Troll / Troll 2, bad taste, spookies, ghoulies and Children shouldn’t play with dead things. Mick Garris (director of The stand, sleepwalker;; Writer of Hocus-pocus) wrote a preface for Blood on black wax, while the composer Christopher Young (Hellraiser, domestic animal Sematary) wrote the epilogue.

“I will never stop being proud Blood on black wax, a passion project conceived by Jeff and me and brought to life in 1984. Release about the obsession of my life: horror soundtracks on vinyl, ”co-writer Aaron Lupton said in a statement. “I’m so proud to see the book get this luxurious second print with even more cool records to put on your shelf.”

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“It was exciting to go back and visit again Blood on black wax with Aaron, and not just as an excuse to listen to this again Maniac cop Soundtrack, ”added co-writer Jeff Szpirglas. “With the new edition, we’ve redoubled our efforts to speak directly to a number of composers including Jay Chattaway, Joe Renzetti and Jonathan Elias about their work on classic horror film scores. I also love having to watch movies like The Kindred for ‘work related purposes’. “

Ad Nauseam: Newsprint nightmares from the 70s and 80s will be well over 300 pages and will retail for $ 37.95. It will be available in local bookstores worldwide as well as online retailers like Amazon and Chapters. Gingold’s additional titles with 1984 Publishing, Ad Nauseam II: Newsprint Nightmares from the 1990s and 2000s and Ad Astra: 20 years of newspaper advertisements for science fiction and fantasy films, are also available. Blood on black wax will include improved limited edition packaging (foil cover panels + gold-plated foil side edges) and will retail for $ 34.95. It will also be available in local bookstores and online retailers worldwide.