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 frontman 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.