Freddy and Jason have had a long history with soundtrack songs from the likes of Dokken, Alice Cooper, The Fresh Prince, The Fat Boys, and more but since 2003 was firmly in the era of Nu-Metal, Ill Niño provided Freddy vs Jason its end credits song and main soundtrack single, “How Can I Live”.
The Goo Goo Dolls exploded later in the 90s with their Dizzy Up The Girl album and City of Angels soundtrack contribution “Iris” but earlier in the decade they provided “I’m Awake Now” to the “final” Nightmare on Elm Street movie, Freddy’s Dead, in 1991.
Directed by the legendary Tobe Hooper, the first episode of the syndicated Freddy’s Nightmares anthology show is also the most essential, as it shows the backstory of Freddy Krueger from his trial for child murder to his death at the hands of the vengeful parents of Elm Street.
When singer and actress Tuesday Knight was cast to replace Patricia Arquette in A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, she pitched director Renny Harlin the idea of writing a song for the movie which became the movie’s intro, “Nightmare”.
A pop culture relic that was thought lost was found as a Halloween miracle last week with the first ever upload of the full, official music video for The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff’s “Nightmare on My Street”.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the original and the new Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, hipster horror, Psycho, Liam Neeson killing drug dealers with a snow plow, the potential end of The Purge franchise, the convoluted plot of the Pirates franchise and much more.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the bland first trailer for Dark Phoenix, Creed II, the possible future of the DCEU, the return of Freddy Krueger, the dramatic insanity of Final Impact, the messiness of The Predator, the premiere of South Park Season 22 and much more