Voice Of Dread Podcast

Pete Altieri

The Voice Of Dread Podcast is the creation of horror/suspense author, Pete Altieri.

Pete is also the co-host and producer of Murder Metal Mayhem, a weekly true crime/heavy metal podcast.The Voice Of Dread Podcast will feature updates from Pete on his various writing projects, discussions of horror/suspense movies and books, interviews with various people in the horror/suspense industry, audio excerpts from Pete's books, and much more.The Voice of Dread Podcast is a bi-weekly show on the Horns High Podcast Network.

Voice Of Dread Podcast Trailer
Trailer 6 min 59 sec

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Pete is joined by Chris "CK" Kovacs, one of his co-hosts for the Murder Metal Mayhem podcast, to roll out a new series, The Art of Writing.  In this episode the two discuss how beta readers are an important part of the writing process.  CK has been Pete's beta reader for several years and has worked with him on all three Creation of Chaos short story collections, plus his unpublished novel, "Six", as well as the 2018 "The Dreadful Lives of Enoch Strange". Check out Pete's other podcast - Murder Metal Mayhem.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.  Order Pete's new book, Creation of Chaos III now!Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Aug 30

31 min 56 sec

Pete is joined in studio with one of the co-hosts of Murder Metal Mayhem, Joey Cashman.  They do this 13th episode with a discussion of the 1986 horror classic, "Maximum Overdrive".  They talk about the significance of the movie's theme of man against machine during the time period it was released, some of the criticisms of it, and much more.Check out Pete's other podcast - Murder Metal Mayhem.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.  Order Pete's new book, Creation of Chaos III now!Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Aug 9

24 min 53 sec

Pete does his 12th episode with the audio version of his chilling short story, "The Eyes Have It".  He explains the motivation behind taking Poe's classic, "The Tell-Tale Heart", and twisting it up to make it his own creation.Brought to you by Rotten Cotton - the place for the sickest horror and true crime t-shirts, buttons, stickers, and more.  Plus, they have an AMAZING selection of comics and graphic novels.  Use the code MAYHEM at checkout to save 15% off your orders of $20 or more.Check out Pete's other podcast - Murder Metal Mayhem.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.  Advance order Pete's new book, Creation of Chaos III now!Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Jun 7

56 min 57 sec

Pete does his 11th episode with the audio version of his chilling short story, "The Creep".  He explains the horrific nightmares that inspired the story as well as the real medical condition which spawned from his 2001 cancer fight.Brought to you by Rotten Cotton - the place for the sickest horror and true crime t-shirts, buttons, stickers, and more.  Plus, they have an AMAZING selection of comics and graphic novels.  Use the code MAYHEM at checkout to save 15% off your orders of $20 or more.Check out Pete's other podcast - Murder Metal Mayhem.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

May 24

56 min 52 sec

Pete is joined in studio by his co-host from the Murder Metal Mayhem podcast, Joey Cashman, for a discussion about The Exorcist franchise.  They talk about the book by William Peter Blatty, the original movie, and the subsequent sequels, prequels, and TV show.  It's an interesting 53-minute breakdown.Brought to you by Rotten Cotton - the place for the sickest horror and true crime t-shirts, buttons, stickers, and more.  Plus, they have an AMAZING selection of comics and graphic novels.  Use the code MAYHEM at checkout to save 15% off your orders of $20 or more.Check out Joey's band, Goremonger. Check out Pete and Joey's other podcast - Murder Metal Mayhem.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

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May 10

51 min 26 sec

Pete is joined by Aussie artist/musician, Shaun Farrugia, to discuss the fictional grimoire, The Necronomicon.  Both are big fans of H.P. Lovecraft and they discuss the origin of the dreadful book, Lovecraft's attitude toward it, and the many others who have referenced it throughout the genre.Brought to you by Rotten Cotton - the place for the sickest horror and true crime t-shirts, buttons, stickers, and more.  Plus, they have an AMAZING selection of comics and graphic novels.  Use the code MAYHEM at checkout to save 15% off your orders of $20 or more. Visit In Malice's Wake to learn more about the band and Shaun's artwork. Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Apr 26

37 min 49 sec

Pete discusses the motivation and background story for his short story, "The Last Supper", that will be included in his upcoming book, "Creation Of Chaos III".  He also reads the story for listeners to hear about the dysfunctional family that meets once a year for Thanksgiving, and why each one of them wants someone at the table to die.  It's a harrowing story of a family's dark secret that unfolds at this one last supper.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Apr 12

56 min 4 sec

Pete is joined by co-host Brad Tucker for an episode about grave bells, the fad that was a real thing more than 100 years ago to avoid being buried alive.  Brad is a funeral director and the guys discuss the history of grave bells, horror movies and books containing the theme of being buried alive, Pete's most recent short story, "The Bells Of San Pedro", as well as Brad's experiences doing what he does for a living.  It's a fascinating 42-minute conversation.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Check out Brad's website and his Fright Fights podcast.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Mar 29

41 min 21 sec

Pete is joined by Rick Fisher of Sik Rik Masks for a discussion about his work creating masks of serial killers, horror themes, and more.  They talk about a variety of topics, such as what got Rick into making masks, the various masks he's done, the process of how it's done, his time playing in the metal band, Ripped, and much more.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Go get a mask from Sik Rik Masks now!  Support indie artists like Rick Fisher.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Mar 15

59 min 42 sec

Pete deals the pain once again with co-host, Tony Campagna, of Spellbound FX and Art.  They discuss special effects, make-up, and gory props in horror.  Tony discusses his influences, training he's had, his time doing performance art in a metal band, his work with escape rooms, and lots more.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Check out The 666 Express!Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Check out Spellbound FX and Art for the most incredible gore, art, and more!Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

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Mar 1

38 min 46 sec

Pete is joined by co-host Brad Tucker for an episode about Voices Of Horror.  They discuss Brad's podcast, Fright Fights, as well as the project they recently did together, "The 666 Express".  Brad also explains what's going on with his new voice talent business, Brad Tucker Voice.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Check out The 666 Express!Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Check out Brad's website and his Fright Fights podcast.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Feb 15

49 min 44 sec

Pete is joined by artist, Brian Uziel, of Chewdog Design, to discuss the role of art in horror.  They discuss Brian's influences, art projects he's done with Pete, the process of graphic art, and a variety of other related topics.Listen to the Voice Of Dread Podcast.Buy one of Pete's books and follow him on Facebook.Check out Brian's Chewdog Design.Voice Of Dread is part of the Horns High Podcast Network.

Feb 1

1 hr 4 min

The second episode brings with it the first guests into the studio.  Pete's wife and editor, Jenny, joins him in studio to discuss some writing updates with Pete's next short story collection, "Creation of Chaos 3".  They are joined on Skype by Shaun Farrugia, of the Australian heavy metal band, In Malice's Wake, to discuss the "Saw" franchise.  They cover a wide range of topics, including the creators of "Saw", the twisted plot behind it, the staggering amount of revenue it's generated, their favorite "Saw" scenes, and much more.  Listen to Voice Of Dread PodcastLike the Voice Of Dread Podcast on FacebookGo check out In Malice's Wake.Purchase Pete's books and follow what he's doing at PeteAltieri.com

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Jan 18

1 hr 7 min

The debut episode of the Voice Of Dread Podcast!  Host and creator of chaos, Pete Altieri, leads a discussion about what to expect with his new venture.  Pete talks about the short stories he's already written for Creation Of Chaos 3 that's coming Spring 2021.  Each story is discussed with background information on why he wrote them.  Plus, Pete outlines some of the upcoming guests that will be on the show.Listen to Voice Of Dread PodcastLike the Voice Of Dread Podcast on FacebookPurchase Pete's books and follow what he's doing at PeteAltieri.com

Jan 4

29 min 43 sec

This trailer for the Voice Of Dread Podcast is introduce listeners to a new podcast from horror/suspense author, Pete Altieri.  Pete talks about what the podcast will consist of and what listeners can expect from the creator of chaos.The podcast will be published bi-weekly starting January 2021 on the Horns High Podcast Network.Listen to the Voice Of Dread PodcastLike and follow us on Facebook and TwitterFind out more about Pete by visiting his website to order one of his books.  

Nov 2020

6 min 59 sec