Author Archives: Mike Joy

HauntNav – New Crowd Funding Site for Horror Projects

July 2013- Hauntnav.com is now accepting contributor registrations and creator projects. This is a funding platform for Haunt and Horror genre projects. HauntNav allows creative projects in the worlds of Haunted Attractions, Home Haunters, Props, Design, Special Effects, Film, Costumes, Games, Music, Masks, Publishing, Technology, and Theater. All categories are related to the Haunt and Horror genre. HauntNav.com is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative projects that are brought to life through the direct support … Continue reading

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Teaser Trailer: DEAD afterlife (concept video)

HorrorNews.net presents DEAD afterlife The Movie ( concept video ) Promotional teaser for the upcoming horror film, “DEAD afterlife,” to be shot in Philadelphia. Actors: Dillon McLaughlin, Maggie Dolan, Margaret Di Girolamo, Sammy Budynkiewicz.  Directed by Sean Dolan. Special Thanks to Film.org We are looking to shoot DEAD afterlife in 2014 with Bill Oberst Jr., Andy Gates, Michael Berryman, Bill Moseley, Kane Hodder, and Austin Idol attached. More details to come.

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ATTIKA7 – Blood Of My Enemies Giveaway

ATTIKA 7 and HorrorNews.net join forces for some zombie head banging!  This Heavy Metal / Horror Connection brings you a fantastic GIVEAWAY opportunity.  Winners a chosen at random. First place winner gets copy of “Blood Of My Enemies” CD and T-Shirt !   Runner-up only gets a copy of the CD (which is still pretty friggin’ sweet).  Email joyhorror@horrornews.net with your full name and complete address , along with your T-shirt size.  United States ONLY.   In … Continue reading

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The Return of Monster Magnet

MONSTER MAGNET are back! The band has confirmed an October 15th North American release date for their new album entitled Last Patrol via Napalm Records. Today MONSTER MAGNET has unveiled the artwork and tracklisting for Last Patrol. Dave Wyndorf and Phil Caivano produced Last Patrol, whileEvil Joe Joe Barresi mixed the album with additional production duties handled by Matt Hyde. The artwork was created by Johun Sumrow with consultation coming from Chris Ryall and designs … Continue reading

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 57

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Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 57 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” Short show this week since Mike did the 68 comic interview but Mike and Matt talk EDC and thank a fan for a amazing gift!!!

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 56

Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 56 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” Hey, here is a interview we did with creator and writer from a zombie comic called 68! they are by image comics same as Walking Dead

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HorrorNews.net gets a Five Finger Death Punch

Breaking News:  Five Finger Death Punch is teaming up with HorrorNews.net for a very Heavy Metal Contest !!!  It’s coming the end of this month to coincide with the release of FFDP’s new album, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1, set for July 30, 2013.  Details forthcoming. Five Finger Death Punch is currently part of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival touring with Rob Zombie and a host of other … Continue reading

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BUTCHER BABIES ‘GOLIATH’ Debuts At No.1 On Billboard New Artist/Heatseaker Chart

‘GOLIATH’ proved to be a giant in its first week on-sale, landing the BUTCHER BABIES the top spot on the Billboard New Artist/Heatseakers chart. Released July 9, the debut album entered the chart at No. 1, while also entering the Billboard Top 200 album chart at No. 112 with first-week sales in excess of 3400. Hailed as one of the must-see bands on the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival (dates below), fans and critics … Continue reading

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BUTCHER BABIES debut album ‘Goliath’ out now

The BUTCHER BABIES are proud to announce the release of their debut album ‘GOLIATH’, out today via Century Media Records. The album is available in physical formats at Best Buy, FYE, Hastings and your favorite independent record store, and in exclusive mail order bundles via CMDistro.com. The album can also be purchased digitally through both iTunes [buy here] and Amazon [buy here]. ‘GOLIATH’ is turning heads at Sirius satellite radio, where “I Smell A Massacre” … Continue reading

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Trailer: Seventh Son (2013) New

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SEVENTH SON (2013) In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges), the last of the Falcon Knights, had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), many years ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her … Continue reading

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The Last Days On Mars acquired by Magnolia Pictures / Magnet

MAGNET TAKES US RIGHTS TO SCI-FI THRILLER THE LAST DAYS ON MARS FROM FOCUS FEATURES INTERNATIONAL The Ruairi Robinson Directed film Debuted in Director’s Fortnight

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Horror Giants Join Forces for Con of Darkness

SOME OF THE HOTTEST GENRE LABELS JOIN FORCES FOR THE BIGGEST HORROR EVENT AT COMIC CON “CON OF DARKNESS” MPI/DARK SKY FILMS, eOne, IFC Midnight, Along with Dreadcentral.com The Haunted Hotel, Femme Fatales and Shocktillyoudrop.com come together to co-host its annual Genre Party Friday July 19 during Comic-Con International San Diego

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Archstone Distribution Releases A Resurrection From Director Matt Orlando

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ARCHSTONE DISTRIBUTION SETS VOD AND DVD RELEASE FOR ‘A RESURRECTION’ Available on VOD on July 23, 2013 & on DVD on August 6, 2013 LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2013) – Archstone Distribution announces the VOD, Digital Download and DVD release of A RESURRECTION from Writer/Director Matt Orlando (Barbershop). The film stars Mischa Barton (Fox’s “The OC”), Devon Sawa (CW’s “Nikita”) Jonathan Michael Trautmann (96 Minutes) and the late Michael Clarke Duncan (The Green Mile). A … Continue reading

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 55

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Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 55 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” This week on the podcast mike,matt and kyle talk tomahawks as well as the topic about cheap gear vs. pricey gear. Matt reviews a film and kyle gets his own segment! Sit back and enjoy! Visit Mike & Matt on the EOTA website, www.evolutionoftheapocalypse.com

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25th Anniversary Screening of They Live w/ Rowdy Roddy Piper

The Awesome Fest presents They Live w/ Special Guest Rowdy Roddy Piper Limited edition print by Ralph Stollenwerk (Awesome Dudes Printing) for our 25th Anniversary screening of They Live with Rowdy Roddy Piper in attendance. Tickets are on sale now at www.thetroc.com . You can get more information at http://www.theawesomefest.com/

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 54

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Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 54 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” This week Mike and Matt have some rough beer but talk about what to do when someone wants to take your stuff! Also the talk about a few tv survival shows! Visit Mike & Matt on the EOTA website, www.evolutionoftheapocalypse.com

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 53

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Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 53 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” This week on the show Mike,Darryl and Kyle join forces to talk World War Z!!!!!!! and the survival topic is from the film! Visit Mike & Matt on the EOTA website, www.evolutionoftheapocalypse.com

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Scream Factory TV Launches on YouTube

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SHOUT! FACTORY OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES SCREAM FACTORY TV New Digital Destination Video Portal Unleashes Hours of Classic, Cult and Fan-Favorite Horror and Sci-Fi Content LOS ANGELES – July 9, 2013 – Shout! Factory, a leading media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture, announced today the official launch of Scream Factory TV at youtube.com/screamfactorytv . Featuring hours of specialty horror and sci-fi content from classic, cult and fan-favorite films, … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: UFO Popularity is Increasing

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Unexplained Confidential: UFO Popularity is Increasing written by Dan Twyman from UFO Experts UFO traffic and interest is at an all time high! In the past few years, the number of exhibits, conferences, meeting groups and more has risen to an all time high. The UFO Society has been monitoring the traffic online, sighting reports and more, and has noted a radical upswing in the amount of interest in the subjects of UFO’s, aliens, aliens … Continue reading

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Trailer: Apocalypse Kiss

 Apocalypse Kiss In this futuristic science fiction thriller, government security agent Jerry Hipple has been unsuccessfully tracking the city’s most infamous criminal The Red Harvest Killer. When two nomadic lovers, Katia and Gladys enter the city the death count rises and are being credited as Red Harvest killings. Obsessive compulsive Adrian, the actual Red Harvest Killer becomes furious that the sexy serial killing duo are grabbing media attention under his alias. Not only does Adrian … Continue reading

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Music Video: Frozen Vision (As They Burn)

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In a world full of monotonous metal music videos, AS THEY BURN’s latest for the track “Frozen Vision” from their current album Will, Love, Life conjures up and showcases their Parisian, artistic inner forces. Conceptually imaginative, the video is an amalgamation of abstract art and atmospheric naturism in elemental and human form. This moving composition is harmoniously riveting and stimulating, aurally and visually. “’Frozen Vision’ is completely different than anything we’ve done. Shooting was an … Continue reading

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About Mike Joy

HorrorNews.net Manager. Located in New Jersey. I've been with HNN since it's creation in 2008. Responsibilities: managing talent, acquisitions, new programs, website strategizing, celebrity interviews, public relations, the paranormal column, “Unexplained Confidential”, and more. unexplainedconfidential.blogspot.com