IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT is a Horror Themed Garage Rock Masterpiece

These are Sweden’s The Dahmers, a garage rock/punk rock outfit from Kristianstad, who focuses their tunes on horror themes and ideas. As a horror nerd and aging punk rocker, not much tickles my fancy as much as a good horror punk album. This, my loyal Farsighted readers, is just that… GOOD FUCKING HORROR PUNK!

A garage rock sound, horror themed lyrics, and great musicianship come together as the trifecta of awesome at the core of the new album from The Dahmers, In the Dead of Night. While I’d be hard pressed to pick standout tracks, as the album is so strong on the whole, it’s hard not to gravitate towards the opener, “Dusk”, as well as “Cut Me Down”, “I Wake Up the Dead”, and “Bloodsucker”. Truthfully, however, with each listen, favorite tracks will probably vacillate… the sign of a truly strong album.

Their physical copies of the album are sold out on their Bandcamp, but MVD has the album available and affordable on vinyl, as well as on CD. Grab it today if you love horror, love punk, or just love great tunes from great bands with great theatricality.

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Justin has been running websites since his first Geocities site in 1994, but only did he ever start covering anything of substance years later. After he stopped regularly running local concerts in Northern NJ and the greater Philly area, he knew he needed to step up his writing game if he expected to continue to get free music to listen to. He writes regularly here, a bit less regularly at Cinapse, and on occasion at Cinepunx.. He previously wrote for several other sites, but he forgets some of them and others no longer exist. He likes music, film, the Philadelphia Eagles, talking about Criminal Justice, reading Intelligence Report, and his family... not in that order. His beautiful wife is far more talented than he is and his kids far more adorable... and crazy. He also likes to ramble... on... and... on... and...
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