Amusing, thoroughly tacky horror/parody of metal music
RELEASED IN 2015 and written & directed by Jason Lei Howden, "Deathgasm” is a horror/comedy about a group of teens in Auckland, New Zealand, who start an extreme metal band named Deathgasm and inadvertently unleash dark forces that possess the nearby populace.
“Deathgasm” combines elements of “Evil Dead II” (1987), “Trick or Treat” (1986) and “Braindead” aka “Dead Alive” (1992). Amidst the sometimes profane and tasteless happenings, there are moments of masterful hilarity (e.g. the Peter Criss joke and the black metal photo op in the... read the rest.