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Concert Report: Halloween Horror Nights 26
10/17/2016 5:01:36 PM by Frank Hill





You know Halloween is around the corner when Universal Studios starts closing their park at 5PM each day. The reason? It gets all of the normal people out of the area so it can re-open at 6 for all of the freaks like yours truly. Out go the thirtysomethings pushing their strollers--in comes the skinny jeans, converse high tops and Slayer t-shirts. It's a little rite of passage that occurs on the sidewalks and parking lots. It would be fitting to cue Pantera's "Cowboys from Hell" and its "We're taking over this town" mentality while the exchange is made.

I kicked off in grand style with my iPod buzzing an assortment of quality Amorphis cuts while I waited for the park sirens to signal the beginning of the end. As the sirens wailed their invitations I made my way to "The Exorcist" house first. The opening scene had me walking up to the house as "Tubular Bells" played. I got chills staring up at Regan's window with the faux moonlight casting shadows. Once inside various scenes from the movie played out complete with a spinning head Regan and a loop of "The power of Christ compels you".

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Sinner White Skull
Twilight Odyssey Stratovarius
Cradle of Filth Solace
Warhorse Liege Lord
Ravage Late Nite Romeo
Cage Led Zeppelin
The Chainsaw Circle of Nero
Tungsten Paragon
Godiva Thunderbolt
Steel Preacher Dream Weaver
Beautiful Creatures Fraise
Deivos Fairyland
Three Inches of Blood Volbeat
Black Stone Cherry Killik
Gothic Knights Jag Panzer
Ebony Ark Messiah's Kiss
W.A.S.P. Skyfire
Metalium Low Earth Orbit
Hatework Estuary
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Therion Mob Rules
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Tearabyte Scavenger
Internal Bleeding Witchburner
Six Feet Under Negative Creeps
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Made of Iron
Behemoth Tsjuder
Avenue F Dark Tranquillity
Napalm Death The Apocalyptic Riders
Divine Fire Kamelot
Requiem Aeternam Sabaton
Mechanical Poet Suidakra
Ravensthorn Mystic Prophecy
the missing: Samael
Severe Torture Alex Skolnick Trio
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Kinrick Neil Turbin
Gizmachi Sinisthra
Throes of Dawn Disbelief
Embraze Unchained
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Iron Maidens Scar Symmetry
Flotsam & Jetsam Black Majesty
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Algol3 Dechrist
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Enforsaken Second Shadow
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Zero Hour Pump
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Obtest E-lane
Panzerchrist Starkweather
Handful of Hate Twisted Into Form
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Pathosray Mongrel
Averse Sefira Shining Star
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Demonic Symphony The Obsessed
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