Week #2 in our month of Heavy Metal Horror! Today Mike “McBeardo” McPadden makes an appearance and we chat about his awesome book: Heavy Metal Movies! Also on deck in our Stream Screams segment is the third installment in the Turbulence series (!?), Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal! A flick that imagines a band’s final performance that will be live-streamed via the “internet” from 30,000 feet in a specially modified 747! Seriously.
Written by Chris Cox
Born in the wilds of northern Virginia, in 1992 Chris managed to put all of his survival skills to use and barely escaped with his life to Austin Texas, where ever since he’s dabbled in everything from plumber’s assistant to sandwich maker, from band to bar management. An opportunity to see theatrical release films for free, by becoming a critic on a local public access show called “The Reel Deal”, turned into a full time job when Chris and his friends decided to take it to the internet. They built the site Spill.com, adding multiple podcasts and animated features, to no small amount of success. During this time, a fortuitous friendship sprung up between Chris and young Brian Salisbury, who was also a local film critic, and they merged their forces of will, and their laundry list of ideas for shows, to eventually build this paradise you see before you.