September 27, 2022

While you consider haunts (seasonal occasions held throughout the fall months based mostly round scaring attendees), you typically don’t consider musicians. Within the uncommon circumstances the place you do, maybe you consider heavy steel or rock artists, as their music can typically carry up photos of horror in your thoughts. However horror has influenced all types of various genres, from pop with Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” video to rap via the imagery described in songs by Flatbush Zombies and XXXTentacion.

Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, has by no means stored his love for the style a secret, however it has taken middle stage with the rollout of his blockbuster 2020 album, After Hours. Whereas the music itself may not sound notably scary, it’s his accompanying visuals which have showcased his love for horror; a cursory look at his promotional music movies will present you that blood, gore, beheadings, physique modifications, and drug journeys are widespread photos all through this period. Nonetheless, there may be solely a lot that Tesfaye can present beneath YouTube’s strict tips.

These restrictions are why a extra horrific imaginative and prescient of his visuals is now on show at Common Studios Hollywood and Common Orlando Resort. Tesfaye has collaborated with the theme parks to carry “The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare” to their annual Halloween Horror Nights occasions, the place followers can stroll via extra excessive variations of his music movies.

Consequence was not too long ago capable of stroll via the Orlando iteration of this expertise, and in the event you thought this was nothing greater than an inexpensive cash-grab, suppose once more. In brief, The Weeknd has efficiently expanded the After Hours universe but once more.

Beneath, discover all the things it is advisable to find out about “The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare” expertise at Halloween Horror Nights.


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