Genre distributor TERROR FILMS has acquired the rights to Chase Smith’s horror film, DARK ROADS 79.

DARK ROADS 79 has a talented cast and an intriguing story. The film centrally stars: April Bogenschutz (Penance Lane), Eddie George (“Ballers”), David Flannery (Detroit), Chase Smith, Jessica Sonneborn and horror icon Bill Moseley. The plot itself centers around a southern rock band known as Dark Roads, whose time in the spotlight has come to an abrupt end. To find a new sound and regain their fame and fortune, they head to a secluded cabin to work on a new album. One by one, each band member begins to meet their demise and the survivors soon discover that the front man of the band sold his soul to the devil – for the fame and fortune they’ve enjoyed. Now, the time has come to pay back this debt with their souls!

The film was written and directed by Chase Smith (Creature Feature). Chase also wrote the original soundtrack, which has racked up several festival awards. Festival awards include: Best Soundtrack (Marietta International Film Festival), Best Horror/Thriller (Alternative Film Festival), Indie Spirit Award (Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema) and Best Horror Film (Los Angeles Film Awards). Jason T. Anderson executive produced this feature.

The film will begin its digital premiere at the end of May. The release will include a wide digital roll out over the next several months, on: TUBI TV, Google Play, Prime Video, iTunes and many others.

Here’s a trailer:

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written three books - on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014), the history of the character Norman Bates (2015) and the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker (2017). He is currently working with director Richard Loncraine to explore all avenues in a bid to orchestrate the re-release of 1978 Mia Farrow chiller Full Circle