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Actor/Horror Icon COURTNEY GAINS Releases Live Video of ‘Good Times’

Musician, actor, and celebrated horror icon COURTNEY GAINS, most known for his role as Malachi in the 1984 horror classic Children Of The Corn, has shared a live-shot video of the song ‘Good Times’ off his newest album, Safe Haven. The video was filmed live on October 14 during Gains’ performance at the Devil’s Fork Metal Fest at the Haunted Pyramids in Lawndale, North Carolina. Gains comments on the live footage, which saw his band perform their distinctive brand of rock in front of a decidedly metal-centric crowd, “I have been playing ‘Good Times’ for years, it always gets people […]

Interview: Courtney Gains (2023)

COURTNEY GAINS, while clearly most known by horror fans as the dreaded enforcer Malachi in 1984’s groundbreaking Children Of The Corn, has been continuously active in film and TV for nearly four decades. Lesser known, but no less important to our subject, is his musical outlet. At times solo, at times as part of a band framework, COURTNEY GAINS now prepares to release his Safe Haven EP via Fake Fangs Records. Lord Randall takes a walk behind the rows… TRUE BELIEVERInterview with COURTNEY GAINSInterview By: Lord Randall Rebel Extravaganza: I have to start out by letting you know Children Of […]

Album Review: Courtney Gains – Safe Haven [EP]

Aside from co-starring in my second favorite horror film of all time (more on that in an upcoming interview), COURTNEY GAINS has realized a dream that a very small percentage of actors and musicians see come to life – that of working in his chosen field for nigh on four decades. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, look, there’s this fancy schmancy “internet” thing. You’ll recognize him. But this here’s about the music so, as the Looney Tunes theme song says, “On with the show, this is it!”. ‘Safe Haven’ begins with a guitar phrasing that blends surf tone […]

Actor/Horror Icon COURTNEY GAINS Announces New Album, Safe Haven

Renowned actor and celebrated horror icon Courtney Gains, known for his unforgettable roles in classic films such as Children Of The Corn and The ‘Burbs returns to the world of music with his new album, Safe Haven. Combining his innate talent for storytelling with a passion for music, Gains delivers a collection of captivating tracks that showcase his multifaceted artistry. Safe Haven is not only a musical endeavor worth celebrating but a testament to Gains’ artistic evolution. Perhaps best known for his role as Malachi in the 1984 classic Children Of The Corn, Gains demonstrates a remarkable departure from that […]