warning: not for the faint hearted...continue at your own wicked fashion curiosity...
I can't tell what year it is but I know the world is ending and the underworld is uprising.
Welcome to hell but you still have to pay for your drinks.
The passing serial killers, monsters, and those begging to be the next victims surround the stage in their freakish bests hungry in anticipation.
Downstairs the energy is pumped with 10 minutes left till show time, last second costume adjustments, blood checks, and making sure the dead bodies are still piling up.
Montreal's underground has come six feet under to Le Belmont this week with homegrown Rico "the Zombie" at the forefront taking over St. Laurent.
Rico the Zombie Presents: The Mad Macabre Torture Carnival brings together some of the most extreme and visually stimulating artists the city has to offer.
The Blood guts and gore was releashed by Nebula X, the Misfortune Teller,
The night ended in full swing with the crowds favorite part of the night a stop by Bella Obscura and Emily Badsville's airborne dance party, suspended by only their skin and will to fucking dance and party on.
Taking on the stage only moments after getting down to rile us up, for what was an emotional and extremely successful first freak show.
I would no doubt see the show again. It was dark, sexy, intimate, and you get to dance in the end. However, this is not for those easily disturbed by anti-hedonist motives.
As well, unlike most carnivals, this is not just a spectator sport with audience participation in a scream contest, guillotine, and our costume winner featured above: guess Raggity Ann is really dead and I just might want to be killed tonight.