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Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures


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Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures are a fictional band that appears in Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2 (H2, 2009).

Captain Clegg is Texas country music singer Jesse Dayton.

Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures back-story:
Captain Cushing Clegg was born in 1968 on a small farm in Sherman, Texas to Cushing Calvin Clegg, Sr and his wife Azel Winnie Donner. “‘Cushing was a royal terror around the sleepy town of Sherman,” Dale Rhoades wrote in The Sherman Daily Journal. “When Cushing, Jr., was three or four years old, he walked into the his elementary school and announced that his name was now The Captain and could only be addressed as such. That was fine with his teachers and school mates, most of who were terrified of the wild, young boy; Cushing was The Captain from then on.”

In 1987, Clegg moved to Austin and for a brief period co-hosted a radio show called The Howling Hootenanny. Then in the early 1990s, Clegg became a hearse driver for Gallows and Graves Funeral Parlor. It was on one of these midnight “corpse runs” that Clegg met the first member of his future band The Night Creatures – drummer Baron Lancing Wounds. Lancing was working as a mortician at a competing parlor of death. The two struck up a friendship over their love of “dead things” and The Night Creatures were born. Soon, Clegg and Wounds stumbled upon an out of work gravedigger and part-time bass player named Lord Victor Ward. Ward was immediately drafted into The Night Creatures and the core of the band nucleus was complete.


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  • LiTTle-HoRn

    awesome discovery just in time before Halloween ^^

    24 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Heartagram1028

    Hope these guys go on tour some time soon. They were great with zombie.

    26 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Phoenix849

    On this teeerror traaain! This teeerror traaain!

    16 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Urdnot_Grunt

    Dr. Demon & The Robot Girl

    13 Jan 2011 Reply
  • A_Allmachtige

    Zombie A Go Go)))))

    7 Jan 2010 Reply
  • thatspicegirl

    nvm, I did some reading, I understand who they are now, haha

    11 Dec 2009 Reply
  • thatspicegirl

    They can't be COMPLETELY fictional if they're on a real tour with Zombie right now, right?

    10 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Petert2000

    Awesome band, hopefully they'll come in Holland sometimes with Rob Zombie!

    10 Dec 2009 Reply
  • ihlee13

    awesome band wish they were in phx with nekromantix, and rob zombie, jesse dayton all around just kicks ass

    3 Dec 2009 Reply
  • SlayBeast

    saw them with zombie favorite song captain cleg palyed and the night creatures played was "im at home gettin hammered (while she's out getting nailed )"

    19 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Lieberdog

    Truly awesome!

    19 Oct 2009 Reply
  • emilykaye

    LOVE this band... Can't WAIT for the record to come. Crazy ass psychobilly meets rock-n-roll kinda thang! Dig it!!!

    29 Jul 2009 Reply

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