Rue Morgue and 1984 Publishing are proud to announce the release of BLOOD ON BLACK WAX, a book-length look at the unique history and artwork of horror movie soundtracks. The full-colour, 204 page hardbound tome is penned by RM Music Editor Aaron Lupton and contributor Jeff Szpirglas, and features new and classic interviews with the minds behind the music, including genre heavyweights such as John Carpenter, Fabio Frizzi, Harry Manfredini and others. The release also features a Foreword by director Mick Garris (The Stand) and Afterword by composer Christopher Young (Hellraiser).
BLOOD ON BLACK WAX will debut as a limited signed edition on Record Store Day (April 13), and will feature a 7-inch single of several rare and unreleased tracks from 1981’s Prom Night, composed and performed by Paul Zaza (My Bloody Valentine) and Carl Zittrer (Black Christmas). The release also features artwork by Ghoulish Gary Pullin and will be limited to 1000 copies.
On May 13, BLOOD ON BLACK WAX will see a wider release, and this edition will feature a 12-inch vinyl pressing of the classic Prom Night soundtrack cut at 45rpm. Collectors can will have the option of choosing from variants of Bloody Disco Ball (red splatter on metallic silver) and Disco Acid Flashback (tri-coloured royal blue/hot pink/blood red swirl). All versions will contain a gatefold sleeve and a “tuxedo black” branded Prom Night condom!