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Mondo To Release The Deadly Spawn Soundtrack Vinyl!

It’s no secret that I’m a Mondo fan, as I wear my love for them proudly on my sleeve. My apartment is decorated wall to wall with their amazing prints, everything from Daniel Danger’s recent Psycho print to a print of Mimic signed by Del Toro himself, I worship their stuff and I have no plans to refrain from obsessively collecting their prints/etc.

Well as if their amazing limited prints weren’t enough, Mondo has extended their line to include a record label, releasing awesome vinyl releases of the soundtracks to William Lustig’s Maniac and Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond last year and continuing that this year with a brand new remastered 180 gram vinyl release of the soundtrack to Douglas McKeown’s awesome 1983 alien film, The Deadly Spawn. It comes in black and also a rare randomly inserted color variant designed to mimic the look
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Mondo releases "The Deadly Spawn" Soundtrack on Vinyl

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Mondo releases
Featuring stellar, should-be-framed artwork by one of Mondo's best oft-collaborators, Phantom City Creative, the Vinyl release of Michael Perilstein's score to Douglas McKeown's creature feature is set to go on sale this Friday, January 4 at—you guessed it—a random time. Having already taken great care with their releases of Fabio Frizzi's score for The Beyond and Jay Chattaway's work on Maniac, Mondo's announcement came with the promise of even more exciting activity in the near future.

You can get a glimpse of the cover below. For more, including on sale info, follow @MondoNews on Twitter.
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Mondo releases "The Deadly Spawn" Soundtrack on Vinyl

  • Fangoria
Mondo releases
Featuring stellar, should-be-framed artwork by one of Mondo's best oft-collaborators, Phantom City Creative, the Vinyl release of Michael Perilstein's score to Douglas McKeown's creature feature is set to go on sale this Friday, January 4 at—you guessed it—a random time. Having already taken great care with their releases of Fabio Frizzi's score for The Beyond and Jay Chattaway's work on Maniac, Mondo's announcement came with the promise of even more exciting activity in the near future.

You can get a glimpse of the cover below. For more, including on sale info, follow @MondoNews on Twitter.
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The Deadly Spawn

A toothy alien horror goes on the rampage.

A creature feature from the depths of the Eighties bargain bin, The Deadly Spawn is, by any measure of quality, really quite ridiculous. But for horror aficionados, and B-movie die-hards, director Douglas McKeown's relentless squeezing of the $25,000 budget to produce some actually quite impressive special effects, make it worthy of some note.

One dark, murky night in the woods, something falls from the sky and lands near a pair of young campers. Soon enough they, of course, are mercilessly slaughtered. Murders begin happening all...
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DVD Review: The Deadly Spawn

The Deadly Spawn

Stars: Charles George Hildebrandt, Tom DeFranco, Richard Lee Porter | Written by Douglas McKweon, Ted A. Bohus | Directed by Douglas McKeown

Something awful is coming, hurtling through the void in a meteor that’s on a collision course with earth. When two foolish campers witness the meteor crash and investigate they become the first, of many, victims of the Deadly Spawn. Soon the spawn descend upon the basement of a house belonging to science-geek Pete (DeFranco), his movie obsessed younger brother Charles (Hildebrandt). As the spawn grow in size, and in appetite they eat their way through Pete and Charles’ family and friends, including Aunt Millie (Ethel Michelson) and Uncle Herb (John Schmerling), along with their invited guests and a handful of Pete’s study buddy’s…

Shot in 1982, The Deadly Spawn was the brainchild of producer Ted A. Bohus who, along with writer/director Douglas McKeown crafted a film that has,
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DVD Review - The Deadly Spawn (1983)

The Deadly Spawn, 1983.

Directed by Douglas McKeown.

Starring Tom DeFranco, Charles George Hildebrandt, Ethel Michelson and John Schmerling.

Synopsis:

A crashed meteorite brings hostile alien life to Earth.

The Deadly Spawn is upfront about its inspirations, taking lead from and citing monster movies from the 1950s such as The Thing from Another World (1951), The Mole People (1956) and It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958). Aspiring to blend the genres of horror and science-fiction, we open with a meteorite falling from outer space and landing in a remote part of New Jersey. Two plucky campers set out to investigate and are promptly dispatched in a pre-credits sequence that suitably sets the tone.

Following this, The Deadly Spawn struggles to find its footing. Another two characters are introduced - a mother and father - and some semblance of a plot seems to get going until strange happenings in a basement also lure these folks to their untimely demise.
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Feast On Packed “Deadly Spawn” Anniversary Blu-ray

Feast On Packed “Deadly Spawn” Anniversary Blu-ray
Douglas McKeown made one movie, and it was 1983′s Deadly Spawn, a film that tells the story of alien parasites devouring the population of a small town in Jersey. Interestingly, Tim Sullivan, a mere production assistant on Spawn, would go on to direct Detroit Rock City, as well as last year’s genre smash Chillerama. Rumor has it that Sullivan kept a prop head from Spawn, eventually giving it to Gene Simmons as a gift. Anyway…

Elite Entertainment, the remaster/reissue house responsible for the still-best-looking transfer of Night Of The Living Dead on DVD back in 1997, as well as last year’s stellar Intruder Blu, is really going all out on the Deadly Spawn “Mellinnium Edition” Blu-ray coming out January 24th. In addition to the expected picture and audio remastering, here are some highlights (take a look at the sales sheet below for more):

- Commentary track with
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Win Deadly Spawn T-shirts!

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This one goes out to all of you old-school Fango Fiends out there...

Fangoria Entertainment and Mondo Tees are giving away 8 T-shirts featuring the awesome creature from Douglas McKeown's 1983 splatterpiece, The Deadly Spawn (as featured in Fangoria #17).

Mondo makes some of the most badass film-inspired apparel available, so your chance to win one of these is a chance to wear something truly special.

For a chance to Win, send an email to deadlyspawn@fangoria.com

Be sure to include:

Your Name Phone Number Email Address Mailing Address Age You may only enter once, and incomplete and/or duplicate entries will be discarded. Winners will be selected at random next week!

Good Luck!
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