The first teaser trailer has arrived for 'Lords Of Salem' and it's pretty eerie, effective stuff. Presented almost like a grand opera, this sneak peek doesn't do much in the way of presenting the premise, but favors strong visuals first and foremost, with some truly hair-raising imagery. Here's the synopsis: Rock star-turned-horror maven Rob Zombie conjures up a nerve-wracking chiller about a Salem hard-rock radio DJ (Sherri Moon Zombie) whose playing of a sinister heavy metal song awakens a coven of witches from the 17th century.
The film premiered at TIFF to a generally good reception, and our man on the ground declared it Zombie's best effort yet, saying the film is "driven by a creeping, albeit perhaps over-determined, sense of atmospheric dread." Damn. Anchor Bay snapped up the rights to the movie after Toronto, and while there is no date on the calendar just yet, it looks like a release is on the horizon. Until then, take a look at what Zombie has put together for you... if you dare... [Deadline]