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So I was looking through my collection of old Fangoria magazines last night, searching for a story I wrote that I could post for Halloween, and I came across a set-visit piece I...
Ten years ago today the first Saw movie was released, marking Hollywood's entry into the so-called "torture porn" sweepstakes. And what a windfall it's been! The original Saw of...
Twenty years ago today—on October 29, 1994—Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke (the one who wasn't Slash) played the Town Pump. At the time the future of GN'R was very much up in...
Halloween is fast approaching, and everyone who’s coughed up their 8 bucks a month for Netflix is no doubt scanning the Horror section to see what’s available. Decent scary movies...
Thirty years ago today—on October 26, 1984—Ian Lloyd played the old Georgia Street party palace known as Outlaws. He was performing with his new band, Fast Forward, and doing...
Twenty-five years ago last Tuesday—on October 21, 1989—the Tragically Hip played the second of two shows at the 86 Street Music Hall, touring behind its then-new album, Up to Here...
Starring Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, and Daren Kagasoff. Rated PG-14. Opens October 24. I remember Ouija. When I was a kid in the late '60s my older sister used to use our "weegee...
For all those diehard Black Sabbath fans who saw the band in concert last year and went, "Man, that was wicked, but how cool would it have been with Bill Ward!", there is still...
Twenty years ago tomorrow--on October 24, 1994--Aerosmith played the Pacific Coliseum. The legendary hard-rock band from Boston was touring behind its Vancouver-made Get a Grip...
The last time the Georgia Straight chatted with Vince D’Amato, back in the fall of 2003, he was busy overseeing the gruesome torture of his fiancée at his mom’s house in Burnaby....

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