The Brutal Pit & Pendulum

October 26, 2022

Two Horror Scores – Richard Band & Alan Howarth – Announced from Dragons Domain

Dragon’s Domain Records presents a new release of THE PIT & THE PENDULUM, to be distributed through THE PIT & THE PENDULUM features music composed and conducted by Richard Band (RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND, GHOST WARRIOR, TROLL) for the 1991 version of the classic story written by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted by Dennis Paoli, directed by Stuart Gordon (RE-ANIMATOR) and starring Lance Henriksen. Stephen Lee, Rona De Ricci, Jonathan Fuller, William Norris, Mark Margolis, Frances Bay, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Jeffrey Combs and Oliver Reed. For this new presentation of Richard Band’s score for THE PIT & THE PENDULUM, the music is presented on two CDs, newly remixed from the master tapes courtesy of engineer Matt LaPoint, with liner notes written by author and composer Brian Satterwhite, with the participation of the composer. The first disc is a representation of Band’s complete score as featured in the movie. The second disc is a collection of various alternate tracks, most of them isolated synth tracks without their orchestral or choral counterparts. See more details here.

Dragon’s Domain Records presents BRUTAL, featuring music composed and performed by Alan Howarth for the 2012 horror film written by Michael Patrick Stevens, directed by Darla Rae and Michael Patrick Stevens, starring A. Michael Baldwin (PHANTASM), Reid Luttrell, Jamie McCall, Annie Molnar, Camryn Molnar, Jennifer Wilde and Michael Patrick Stevens as Brutal. Released in 2012, BRUTAL begins with Carl Gibson (Baldwin) waking up in a dingy basement, naked from the waist up and chained to a chair. The basement belongs to a stoical dungaree-wearing loner named Brutal. Subjected to a seemingly endless game of torture, Carl wonders if he will ever see his family again. BRUTAL is the writing, producing, directing and acting debut of Michael Patrick Stevens. The music for BRUTAL is composed by genre favorite Alan Howarth. The music has been mastered by James Nelson at Digital Outland. BRUTAL is a limited edition release of 500 units and is expected to begin shipping the week of November 1st, 2022. The first 50 copies sold through our website will include an autograph by the composer. See more details here.

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