Interview: Bloody Hammers

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A few years ago, I had gotten sucked into the YouTube black hole, looking for a music video, then getting sidetracked seemingly for hours, checking out different bands and such. It was on one of these excursions, that I stumbled across a video for a song called The Town that Dreaded Sundown. I clicked on it, wondering if it had anything to do with the movie. It did. What I didn’t expect was the sound and style of music. The band was called Bloody Hammers, and I quickly started to check out some of their other videos, like for Death Does Us Part. They do an amazing job not really fitting into one particular musical style. Part hard rock, gothic, maybe even a little doom metal, but it had a very unique sound and it grabbed me right away. I quickly ordered a couple of their CDs and immediately became entranced them. I found it interesting, that like The Misfits, they had a lot of song titles taken from horror movies titles, but other than the previously mentioned Sundown, they didn’t have anything to do with the actual movie. Nonetheless, there was something deep in the lyrics, sometimes like poetry laid in between this heavy sound, that really made a connection with me. Continue reading