Author Archives: Mike Joy

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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Woodsmen Reunite at Satanic Rave 14 on Halloween Night

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Satanic Rave 14 at JC Dobbs featuring the return of THE WOODMEN! Halloween – The Night Jabber Came Home ( Philadelphia will never be the same again ).  Oct. 31st, 2012

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Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines Thumb Drive Giveaway

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Enter Now! Win a THUMB DRIVE! HorrorNews.net in conjunction with Fox and Think Jam is offering our fans three Wrong Turn 5 Thumb Drives. This great giveaway coincides with the upcoming Oct 23rd Blu-ray and DVD release of Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines. The thumb drives were originally a San Diego Comic Con exclusive, and only a limited amount were produced. We have three of them. Please email me at joyhorror@horrornews.net and put “THUMB DRIVE” in … Continue reading

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Music Video: Motionless In White – If It’s Dead, We’ll Kill it

Motionless In White’s lyric video for “If It’s Dead, We’ll Kill It” from the new album ‘Infamous’. Download the single now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/IfItsDeadMIW ‘Infamous’ will release November 13th via Fearless Records, pre-order details coming soon. Catch Motionless In White headlining the Infamous Tour Nov 8 – Dec 15.

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Interview: April Hunter – Actress (The Meat Puppet), Pro Wrestler

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview : April Hunter Congratulations on being the latest Horrornews.net VAMP! What are some of your earliest memories of monster movies when growing up? Thank you for having me! I grew up with The Munsters reruns…I’d have to wait until I went to my Grand mom’s house to watch it, since my mom didn’t let us watch much TV. She called it the “idiot box”. Because of the ban, I read a lot. … Continue reading

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Zombie Public Service Announcement

“The Undeading” Zombies use CPR to save a woman going into cardiac arrest. This is from the Heart  & Stroke Foundation of Canada

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Season of Darkness – First Poster

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Season of Darkness “He escaped his insanity only to face a darker reality.” Director Jay Woelfel (Closed for the Season) returns to horror with a psychological tale of mistaken identity. Woelfel’s Season of Darkness is a story that focuses on a protagonist who is an escaped mental patient. He finds his release daunting and strange. Once free, the public believes Dwight is actually a successful motivational speaker named Artemus Finch. Unsure of what is real … 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