Author Archives: Mike Joy

Children of Sorrow kills at Shockfest

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Children Of Sorrow Wins Again; Oberst Kills Again (Nov 21, 2012) Director Jourdan McClure’s Children Of Sorrow has won the top prize at Hollywood’s Shockfest Film Festival. The found-footage horror feature about a desert cult received The Shocker Award following its Los Angeles premiere at Shockfest. Bill Oberst Jr. won the Best Actor Award for his role as cult leader Simon Leach in a surprise win over better-known nominees Tom Sizemore and Joe Esteves, brother … Continue reading

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Dark Park Studios casts for Terror House

Dark Park Studios has cast Tom Malloy (Alphabet Killer) and Brian Ronalds (Netherbeast Incorporated) to star in their newest flick, Terror House. LOS ANGELES — Tom Malloy and Brian Ronalds are diving into the realm of horror with Dark Park Studio’s latest flick, Terror House. According to Producer Michael Korbic and Producer/Writer Dianna RenĂ©e, casting the duo was a no-brainer. This isn’t the first time Malloy and Ronalds have worked together. The film they produced … Continue reading

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Red Band Trailer: ABC’s of Death

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Official Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theabcsofdeath Official website: http://www.magnetreleasing.com/theabcsofdeath/ About ABCs OF DEATH: Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. The ABCs OF DEATH is perhaps the most ambitious anthology film ever conceived with productions spanning fifteen countries and featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world’s leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children’s educational books, the motion picture is comprised of twenty-six individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of … Continue reading

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Interview: Kerri Taylor (Scream Queen)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview: Kerri Taylor What is your definition of a great Scream Queen? Scream queens have evolved over the years. They’ve gone from being just the damsel in distress running screaming from the killer, to being much more heroic. They are now the sexy, strong, smart ones who defeat the villain in the end and survive. They are no longer waiting to be rescued by the hero. A great scream queen is not afraid … Continue reading

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Interview: Kether Donohue (The Bay)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview: Kether Donohue / The Bay Tell us about your character Donna Thompson in The Bay? I had the privilege of playing a strong female character whom I have so much admiration and affection for. The writing of Donna (by brilliant screenwriter, Michael Wallach), was so rich with opportunities to experience the whole gamut of emotions and while Donna is the comedic relief of the film in many ways, what she experiences is … Continue reading

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Interview: Alejo Mo-Sun – Director (Hirokin)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview: Alejo Mo-Sun Writer/Director of Hirokin What inspired you to write the story of Hirokin? I’ve always been passionate about Sci-Fi and stories concerning that involve having the courage to make a difference. To risk selfish wants to help serve. All artists feel the “call” to action. We feel that there’s a story in us that we must tell. So, in many ways artists don’t choose to write. They must write. Otherwise they’re … Continue reading

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Interview: Jay Woelfel (Season of Darkness)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview: Jay Woelfel (Season of Darkness) Where did the concept for Season of Darkness come from? I saw the film THE BOSTON STRANGLER, which I still think is among the best serial killer films ever made. Then I read Gerald Frank’s book that it was based on and at one point Albert De Salvo/ The Strangler reads or hears about THE BIRDMAN OF ALCATRAZ and decides to try to make something of his … Continue reading

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Interview: Upon This Dawning (Music Group)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview : Lead Vocalist Giani and Guitarist Teo (Upon This Dawning) What was the most difficult aspect of making the music video, “ A New Beginning “ ? Actually shooting the video was so much fun! We worked with Enrico Tomei who shot the video of “Of Human Action” too and he is a good friend of ours so it’s always nice to work with him! There wasn’t any difficult aspect of making … Continue reading

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Lord Bateman Coming In 2014

Lord Bateman “The truth is in their tears.” Hollywood, Los Angeles – Lord Bateman is a horror film currently in development from Dismal Productions. This title is slated for a 2014 release and the film stars Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies). Oberst Jr. plays Bateman, a noble who sees himself more as a demon than a mortal. He stalks Europe in search of ever more victims to act out his devilish ways. Early … Continue reading

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Motionless in White “Creatures” Vinyl Giveaway

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Now, I told you that we had another MIW treat for this Halloween.  Fearless Records in addition to those awesome T-Shirts, have also offered a Super Cool Vinyl of “Creatures” for some lucky HorrorNews.net junkie. Oh yeah, I wanted to thank all the MiW fans for blowing up my email with replies to the MIW T-Shirt Giveaway.  Keep Em’ Coming!!!!!   Here the good news.   All you freaks that emailed me yesterday,  I’ll keep you emails … Continue reading

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Music Video: Upon This Dawning – Call Me, Maybe

Upon This Dawning – Punk Goes Pop 5 will release November 6th through Fearless Records! Download Upon This Dawning’s cover of “Call Me Maybe”, originally by Carly Rae Jepsen, for FREE: http://punkgoes.com Joyhorror, ” I think I like this version better “

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Motionless In White Halloween Giveaway

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Fearless Records has some really cool MIW Halloween Crow T-Shirts that they want to giveaway to some HorrorNews.net readers. Email Joyhorror@msn.com with MIW Halloween in the subject line and then in the body of the email I need your full name and complete address along with what T-Shirt size you want.  United States Only.

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Music Video: Upon This Dawning – “A New Beginning”

Upon This Dawning premiering their music video for “A New Beginning” (Feat. Chris Motionless) via Hot Topic UPON THIS DAWNING – Gianiluca Molinari (Vocals), Matteo Botticini (Vocals/Guitar), Andrea Moserle (Keys/Programming), Carlo Todeschini (Guitar), Matt Leone (Bass), Luca Orio (Drums) – Hailing from Bresica, Italy, pulverizing sextet Upon This Dawning has been honing their melodically brutal brand of metal since 2007. Touring incessantly throughout Europe, Upon This Dawning quickly attracted a rabid following in their home … Continue reading

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Trailer: Coyote (2012)

  The first trailer for COYOTE, an art-house horror film from director Trevor Juenger has been released. In the film Bill Oberst Jr. plays an insomniac writer whose sleep-deprived hallucinations distort reality until his paranoia leads him to extreme violence. COYOTE also stars Bill Finkbiner, Victoria Mullen and Tasha Zebrowski.

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AMC Fearfest Shockumentaries

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AMC’s Fearfest 2012 Previews 10 Shockumentaries! “Get Your Shock On!” AMC’s Fearfest 2012 continues with its horrifying film schedule that includes classic and modern films. The Friday the 13th marathon, which began Oct. 13th, continues with Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) Saturday, October 20th. Jason Voorhees returns in this sequel to face members of his own family. No one gets out of this film alive! Jason returns six times in six sequels … Continue reading

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Music Video: Porcelaintoy – Monsters

The first single from Porcelaintoy’s album “Contrite Elegant Rebel”, available in stores and at http://shop.porcelaintoy.com ‘Monsters’ integrates the performance of Porcelaintoy into the narrative and setting of the 1932 horror classic ‘White Zombie’.

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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