Burning Witches Records has a new Halloween mixtape cooking in the cauldron for a good cause, and we have details on the fundraising cassette and digital release for the World Wildlife Foundation in today's Horror Highlights, as well as home media release details for Ghost Witch and Kill or Be Killed.

Halloween Cassette Fundraiser for World Wildlife Federation: On Cassette Store Day, October 14th, Burning Witches Records will release Witches' Halloween Brew, a 19-song collection on cassette and digital featuring a wide range of synth-centric composers. Sequenced by Mondo/Death Waltz's Spencer Hickman and featuring artwork by Kimberley Holladay, profits from the collection will go to the World Wildlife Foundation. In addition to the digital release on Burning Witches' Bandcamp page, the album will be released on three cassette variants (see below) limited to 75 apiece. Here's the official track list (via Vehlinggo.com):

Xander Harris – “Burn Slow” 04:50
Pye Corner Audio – “Forbidden Scenario 5” 04:36
Joel Grind – “A Face In The Fog” 03:35
Wojciech Golczewski – “Get Out” 03:39
Repeated Viewing – “Dawn” 03:41
BurningTapes – “Kiva” 03:09
Ian Alex Mac – “The Homecoming” 02:46
Espectrostatic – “The Doom That Came To Marble Town” 02:06
Thomas Ragsdale – “Credo” 04:58
All of Them Witches – “Return Of The Witch” 03:32
Graham Reznick – “Hexagram” 03:01
Moon Gangs – “Dressed In Red” 07:20
Timothy Fife – “Polykinesis” 03:32
Deathcount In Silicon Valley – “Leather Death” 05:58
Steve Nolan – “Birth” 04:00
Steve Greene – “Noir, City Streets and Macabre Pt.1” 07:08
DIE HEXEN – “Haunt” 04:09
Kreng – “Jurkje” 04:37
MAINE – “Theme” 03:13

To learn more, visit Vehlinggo.com, and listen to the opening song from the collection below.

Photo via Vehlinggo.com:


Ghost Witch Key Art & Trailer: Press Release: "Joseph Lavender’s terrifying supernatural thriller Ghost Witch is available on VOD this month from Wild Eye Releasing.

In the tradition of Insidious and The Conjuring, Ghost Witch tells of a group of investigators that spend the night at the house where one of them was attacked as a child by the spirit of a murdered Native American girl.

Based on true events. Mattie enlists a group of paranormal investigators to spend the night at the haunted house where she was attacked by an angry spirit as a child, and where a Native American girl was brutally murdered two centuries ago. Once there, they are stalked and possessed as the truth about what happened there is revealed, as they all become unwilling participants in the ghost witch's plan for vengeance.

Stars Mandi Christine Kerr (The Walking Dead) and Gregory French (The Walking Dead, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sleepy Hollow).

Ghost Witch is available this week on :


Studio:Wild Eye Releasing
Director: Joseph Lavender
Cast : Mandi Christine Kerr, Gregory French"


Kill or Be Killed on DVD in the UK: “UK Teen Horror feature "Kill Or Be Killed" is now released onto DVD in the United Kingdom. The film was shot back in 2013 under the title "Tag", but is now finally made available.

Directed by B.L. Parker, while written by Aaron Ellis, the film stars Ed Sanders (Sweeney Todd, Hugo), Jordan Quinn, Poppy Allen-Quarmby, Aaron Ellis, Ollie Locke, Tom Bott, Montanna Thompson with Georgina Sherrington, Kim Sønderholm and Jack Binstead.

Five years after the unusual deaths of a group of teenagers, paranormal investigator Max Archer interviews survivor Matt Swanson who is serving life in prison for the murder of his classmates - but Matt claims he is innocent and that the inhuman force that killed his friends is still after him. Matt recalls how he and his best friend Liam were ensnared into a deadly game of tag with their friends and why the game still isn't over...

Order "Kill Or Be Killed" from https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kill-Be-Killed-Jordan-Quinn/dp/B075WQQXWX

More IMDb info: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2641256/

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