Tag: Elizabeth Bathory

Countess Dracula (1971) – By Baron Craze

Director Peter Sasdy is known to many horror aficionados in particular Hammer Films which include Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) and Hands of the Ripper (1971) and returned with the classic gothic horror tale Countess Dracula based on historical events. The tale of Elizabeth Bathory, an aging countess used the blood of virgins to…


Cradle of Filth: Cruelty and the Beast (1998) Retro Music Review – By Baron Craze

On May 5, Cradle of Filth’s Cruelty and the Beast album celebrated its 20th anniversary originally released by the label Music for Nations, its third full-length release from them, which provided a small window for fans to explore both gothic and black metal. Although CoF never truly had set a genre stretching from Death to Symphonic…