Horror Metal \m/

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What we have is a list of horror movies with a slight to full blown heavy metal theme. Most take place in the late 80s and early 90s. The list is slightly ordered by how well each movie fits into the genre.

Suggestions welcome, gotta find 'em all!

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1.
Shock 'Em Dead (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Martin is a total loser who makes a deal with the devil to become the greatest rock star in the world. (93 mins.)
Director: Mark Freed
 
2.
Black Roses (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Demons hypnotize the general public by posing as a rock and roll band. (90 mins.)
Director: John Fasano
 
3.
Trick or Treat (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices. (98 mins.)
 
4.
Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse... (83 mins.)
Director: John Fasano
 
5.
The Gate (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two young boys accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard... (85 mins.)
Director: Tibor Takács
 
6.
Hard Rock Zombies (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes... (98 mins.)
Director: Krishna Shah
 
7.
Blood Tracks (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A film crew producing a rock music video decides to shoot at an abandoned factory above the snow line. When an avalanche strands them, a murderous family living in the factory attacks and kills many of them. (81 mins.)
Director: Mike Jackson
 
8.
The Dungeonmaster (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize. (73 mins.)
 
9.
Rocktober Blood (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band. (93 mins.)
 
10.
Zombie Nightmare (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
After a young man is killed by a gang of rampant teenagers, he is resurrected by a voodoo priestess so he can avenge his death. (89 mins.)
Director: Jack Bravman
 
11.
Vicious Lips (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A band finally gets the opportunity for that breakthrough gig if they can make it to an "in" club on another planet in time... (84 mins.)
Director: Albert F. Pyun
 
12.
Slaughterhouse Rock (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A man visits Alcatraz prison after having dreams about all the people who died there. When he gets there... (90 mins.)
 
13.
New Year's Evil (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Punk Rock & New Wave show host gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one. (85 mins.)
Director: Emmett Alston
 
14.
Night Train to Terror (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in... (98 mins.)
 
15.
Heavy Mental: A Rock-n-Roll Blood Bath (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The story of a garage band rock star named Ace who receives a guitar as a gift that once belonged to the god father of heavy metal... (100 mins.)
Director: Mike Hartman
 
16.
Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Courtney Bates, the younger sister of Valerie, and her friends go to their condo for a weekend getaway, but Courtney can't get rid of the haunting feeling that a supernatural rockabilly driller killer is coming to murder them all. (77 mins.)
Director: Deborah Brock
 
17.
Rockula (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A young vampire cannot lose his virginity because of a curse imposed upon him centuries ago. (87 mins.)
Director: Luca Bercovici
 
19.
Ricky 6 (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Based on the true story of drugs, satanism, and murder in the upper class town of Northport, Long Island in 1984. (111 mins.)
Director: Peter Filardi
 
19.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
 
20.
Lone Wolf (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A struggling rock band and other college students cope with the trials and tribulations of their young... (97 mins.)
Director: John Callas
 
21.
Paganini Horror (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
The female rock and roll band formed by Kate, Elena and Rita want to release a new album, but their... (82 mins.)
Director: Luigi Cozzi
 
22.
Terror on Tour (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A rock band called "The Clowns" comes under suspicion of murder when several prostitutes are killed by individuals made up like members of the band. (87 mins.)
Director: Don Edmonds
 
23.
Little Corey Gorey (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Abused by his older brother and step mother, a highschool student takes drastic steps to regain his independence. (90 mins.)
Director: William Morroni
 
24.
Ring of Darkness (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
When a boy bands lead singer mysteriously diappears the media says that he ran away because he could not handle the fame... (85 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
 
25.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. (100 mins.)
Director: Jim Sharman
 
27.
Suck (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A comedy centered on a rock 'n' roll band that will do anything to become famous. (91 mins.)
Director: Rob Stefaniuk
 
28.
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux... (96 mins.)
Director: Gordon Hessler
 
29.
Heavy Metal (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
 
29.
Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Julie must keep madman Tyler from immortality... (88 mins.)
 
30.
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.
 
31.
Bad Channels (1992 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it. (88 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
 
32.
Dreamaniac (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A heavy-metal musician makes a deal with a satanic succubus to make him successful with women, in return for the succubus being able to feed on the girls. (82 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
 
33.
Stunt Rock (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Australian stuntman Grant Page goes to Los Angeles to work on a television series. He uses his spare time to lend his expertise to rock band Sorcery... (86 mins.)
 
34.
Death by Dialogue (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
A guy and four of his friends visit his crippled uncle, a taxidermist who lives with his housekeeper next to a movie set. Pretty soon people start being killed in the manner they are in the script of the movie being filmed next door. (89 mins.)
Director: Tom DeWier
 
35.
Scream Dream (1989 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
One of the girls in a rock band is fired from the band. She is, in reality, a witch, and possesses the body of the girl who replaces her in order to take revenge on the rest of the band. (69 mins.)
Director: Donald Farmer
 
36.
Computer Killers (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Jason, a member of a 1960's pop group, decides he needs a break at a country retreat. On the train he meets Judy... (90 mins.)
Director: Antony Balch
 
37.
Monster Dog (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A rock star returns to his childhood home to shoot a music video while a pack of wild dogs are on the loose killing off the local residents. (84 mins.)
Director: Clyde Anderson
 
38.
Raging Angels (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Two musicians are unknowingly drawn into a supernatural scheme. (96 mins.)
Director: Alan Smithee
 
40.
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell. (93 mins.)
Director: Anthony Hickox
 
40.
The Lost Boys (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
41.
Intercessor: Another Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
The Intercessor must fight the minions of darkness to save the last innocent souls on Earth. (90 mins.)
 
42.
The Jitters (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
In Chinatown, merciless gang goes on nightly rampages of theft and destruction. Merchant Frank Lee has no way of fighting back - until he's undead... (80 mins.)
Director: John M. Fasano
 
43.
Alone in the Dark (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house. (92 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
44.
Psycho III (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Norman Bates falls in love with a nun - which makes his "mother" jealous - who has visited the Bates Motel alongside a drifter and a curious reporter. (93 mins.)
Director: Anthony Perkins
 
45.
Zombi 3 (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated... (95 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
46.
Strangeland (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A detective pursues a sadist specializing in body modification rituals who lures teenagers through the internet. (85 mins.)
Director: John Pieplow
 
47.
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise. (92 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
48.
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen King
 
49.
Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Terrorists hijack an airplane that is broadcasting a rock concert live on the Internet. (96 mins.)
Director: Jorge Montesi
 
50.
TerrorVision (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
 
51.
Darkness (1993 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A small community is besieged by vampires. After he watches friends ravaged in a convenience store,... (90 mins.)
Director: Leif Jonker
 
52.
Death Metal Zombies (1995 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Brad Masters enters a contest and wins an album by his favorite band of all time, Living Corpse. The tape has a special song called "Zombiefied"... (90 mins.)
Director: Todd Jason Cook
 
53.
Heavy Metal Horror (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Julia, a disillusioned young prostitute hounded by an evil spirit, escapes her pimp and crosses paths with a heavy metal band, bringing their worlds together in a night of terror. (80 mins.)
Director: Richard Boylan
 
54.
Heavy Metal Massacre (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A killer goes on a killing spree at a heavy metal club.
 
55.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back. (96 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
 
56.
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom McLoughlin
 
58.
Highway to Hell (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An eloping bride is taken into Hell, and her fiancé must pursue. (94 mins.)
Director: Ate de Jong
 
59.
Phenomena (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders. (116 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
60.
Halloween Night (1988 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A kindly old grandfather is actually the leader of a murderous satanic cult which sacrifices its victims on Halloween. (87 mins.)
Director: Jag Mundhra
 
61.
Black Sabbath (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an... (92 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
62.
Rock 'Em Dead (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After making a deal he soon regrets, teen metal head, Nick Martin finds himself stuck between loyalty to his fellow band members and the demonic record producer, Lucius DeMion. (28 mins.)
 
63.
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Reeves
 
64.
Night of the Demons 2 (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
High school students throw a Halloween party in a mansion haunted by a young demon. (96 mins.)
 
65.
Pledge Night (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
As a silly frat boy prank, Young Sid is boiled in a tub of acid. Years later he returns to wreak havoc... (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Ziller
 
66.
Shocker (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police. (109 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
67.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
68.
Demons (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
 
69.
Ghoul School (1990 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Sex, babes and rock 'n roll! Two thugs in search of hidden treasure mistakenly unleash a chemical into the school's water supply, causing everyone it comes into contact with to become flesh-eating ghouls. (90 mins.)
Director: Timothy O'Rawe
 
70.
The Crow (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
 
71.
Hellraiser (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
 
72.
Hardware (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The head of a cyborg reactivates and rebuilds itself and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment. (94 mins.)
Director: Richard Stanley
 
73.
Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Somewhere in upstate New York, a young woman is terrorized by a group of rural farmers primarily interested in a harvest of blood. (84 mins.)
Director: Ed Adlum
 
74.
Simon, King of the Witches (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Simon, a young man with magic power, invokes the help of the evil forces in order to take revenge of a man who cheated him with a bad cheque. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Kessler
 
75.
Dead Girls (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A female band, who are exponents of "death rock", retreat to a cabin for the weekend. They soon find themselves being knocked off by a masked killer who uses weapons they have mentioned in their songs. (90 mins.)
Director: Dennis Devine
 
76.
Ghoulies II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
The Ghoulies wreak havoc at an amusement park, disposing of those who mistake them for mere fairground attractions. (89 mins.)
Director: Albert Band
 
77.
The Devil's Rain (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A bunch of Satanists in the American rural landscape have terrible powers which enable them to melt their victims... (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Fuest
 
78.
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the countryside of England, the Duc de Richleau a.k.a Nicholas welcomes his old friend Rex Van Ryn that has flown to meet him and Simon Aron... (96 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
79.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: For Cryin' Out Loud (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A greedy rock promoter tries to steal the money raised at a benefit concert when his conscience intervenes. (25 mins.)
 
80.
Friday the 13th: The Series (1987 TV Series)
Episode: A Cup of Time (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A mysterious teacup gives an elderly woman the power of eternal youth -- at a cost. (60 mins.)
Director: David Morse
 
81.
Miami Connection (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A martial arts rock band goes up against a band of motorcycle ninjas who have tightened their grip on Florida's narcotics trade. (83 mins.)
Director: Richard Park
 
82.
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A boat of graduating high school students bound for Manhattan pulls Jason Voorhees along for the ride. Look out, New York - here comes Hell in a hockey mask. (100 mins.)
Director: Rob Hedden
 
83.
Bunni (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Following a Halloween party, an attractive girl and her friends must fight to escape the nightmarish dwelling of a twisted killer with a dark secret. (60 mins.)
Director: Daniel Benedict
 
84.
Deathgasm (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives. (86 mins.)