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thrashage
08-09-2009, 04:13 PM
I'm a pretty big fan of The Misfits, Blitzkid, Zombeast, The Order of The Fly, and Plan 9 but I haven't really seen any good horror punk in a while. Would anyone care to enlighten me to a couple bands?

alkalineweeman
08-09-2009, 04:16 PM
I dont know too much about the genre but wiki lists a few bands..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horror_punk#Notable_bands

BrianApocalypse
08-09-2009, 04:34 PM
Balzac.

skatinpunk
08-09-2009, 09:41 PM
calabrese

Greenfinger182
08-09-2009, 09:52 PM
T.S.O.L. is a definite one.

RyoujokuNoAme
08-10-2009, 11:31 AM
Dr. Chud's X-Ward are awesome.

Jett Diamond
08-10-2009, 11:46 AM
The only "horror punk" bands I ever listen to are TSOL and the Horrors (though I'm not sure if the Horrors are considered horror punk. But I sure like them and think you would too).

Otherwise I think it's a pretty meaningless genre.


EDIT: listen to Count in Fives (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GPe0RjzRxU) or the cover of Jack the Ripper (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY_5u32Hd0E) by the Horrors.

Sheepbane
08-12-2009, 04:48 PM
The matadors
the creepshow
matadors are more psychobilly but they always play together around here.
Saw hooch in toronto for the antics and 3 tards last show

FiendForce
08-12-2009, 11:01 PM
alright not sure who you've heard already but I'll go ahead and name some that I enjoy that you didn't mention:

The Other (on youtube look for songs like beware of ghouls, lover's lane)
Michale Graves solo (yes danzig fans seem to hate him with a passion, but the guy is an awesome musician)
Calabrese
1476 (not horror punk, however a side band project that argyle goolsby is a part of, worth a listen you can hear them on myspace music)
Wednesday 13
The Rosedales
Zombie Ghost Train

apart from them it's hard to find a horror band that's gonna stand out. I've never been a fan of balzac or dr. chud's x-ward, i think the only reason people listen to the x-ward is because chud's just in it. but i guess tastes are different i dont know. however continue listening to blitzkid, they've signed with torque records and begin recording a new album in january, this one will likely beat the recording quality of the american psycho album of the misfits

also to the guy who says its meaningless, its only as meaningless as a band wants it to be. blitzkid took horror punk and put into it metaphors that countered real life and also adds a chilling romantic touch to it. to call it meaningless just aint true

RockThe40oz
08-12-2009, 11:01 PM
what a sh*tty genre

Frank Fury
08-13-2009, 10:30 PM
the Misfits
TSOL
Wednesday 13
Nekromantix (although im not sure you can call them horror punk. Maybe more psychobilly.)

those are some of my favorites.

TOOTH&NAIL
08-14-2009, 12:40 AM
graves

recklessnick
08-14-2009, 02:18 PM
blitzkid > all

DollSteak
08-14-2009, 03:33 PM
Minster Monster is a classic but you should try Tales of Terror too even if they are not very "horror" and it's very hard to find their stuff :)

FiendForce
08-15-2009, 12:51 AM
oh and forgot to mention the automatons, they are broken up now but songs like cemetary rain and ill find her on youtube kick ass

buzzzxx
08-18-2009, 07:53 AM
Check out some unsigned talent in this genre. There are plenty around and you would be supporting local music. Around where I live there is Covered in Bees. They do the horror punk really well with a sense of humor.
http://www.myspace.com/coveredinbees