News and announcements on important upcoming horror events

Horror Realm Welcomes American Horror Story Cast Members

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Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, starts its seventh year at a new home and welcomes guests from the popular American Horror Story: Freak Show television series.

Convention moves to a Green Tree location in March with a freak show theme

This year’s “Spring Break Massacre” show will take place March 6 to 8 at the newly remodeled Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West – Green Tree hotel, located at 401 Holiday Drive (15220) in … Continue reading

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Horror Author Devan Sagliani Brings Zombie Apocalypse to Santa Monica

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L.A. novelist signing bestselling ZOMBIE ATTACK! YA duology at SaMo B&N

LOS ANGELES, CA – Pushcart Prize-nominated horror author Devan Sagliani will be signing the bind-up edition of his bestselling young adult series ZOMBIE ATTACK! on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at Barnes & Noble bookstore located at the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. Described as ‘The Walking Dead meets The Hunger Games’ by fans, the series … Continue reading

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Kirk Von Hammett FEAR FESTEVIL 2nd Annual San Jose, Ca

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 9, 2015 – Kirk Von Hammett loves to keep things interesting, and so it is that the next Kirk Von Hammett Fear FestEvil event will be a Murder Mystery Dinner/ VIP Party at the legendary Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA on FRIDAY APRIL 10, followed by another spectacular two-night Fear FestEvil musical punch at RockBar Theater on SATURDAY APRIL 11and SUNDAY APRIL 12.

On the 10, … Continue reading

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DENVER FILM SOCIETY – 37th Denver Film Festival

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DENVER FILM SOCIETY ANNOUNCES 37th STARZ DENVER FILM FESTIVAL

FILMS IN COMPETITION AND AWARD RECIPIENTS

- Joycelyn DeBoer, Michael Beugg, Daniel Junge, Tom Bower, Lawrence Jordan, Roberto Andò, Bruce Greenwood, Nathan Zellner, David Zellner in-person to receive prestigious Festival awards –

- Piano Prodigy and Keep On Keepin’ On Subject Justin Kauflin to Perform -

The Starz Denver Film Festival (SDFF), sponsored by Starz Entertainment and produced … Continue reading

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Haunt Manor Delivers in Bone Chilling Spades

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Sunday October 26, 2014 Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Campark Resorts Haunt Manor

Why horror? Who in their right mind would dish out hard earned money to have the holy hell scared out of them? These are merely two of the pressing questions horror enthusiasts are faced with on a regular basis from the others.

Just as with any complex, abstract question there is no simple answer. The reason we gravitate towards terror is as … Continue reading

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The Haunted MPK Night Market – October 17, 2014

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The Haunted MPK Night Market: Street Food, Zombie Walk, Pumpkin Patch, Craft Beers & More

October 17, 2014 at Barnes Park

5:30pm-10:30pm

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2014 Niagara Falls Debut Zombie Mud Run

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Saturday September 13, 2014 Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

They’ve been referred to as Rotters, Hungerers, Reanimated, The Walking Dead or most commonly zombies. Call them what you will; a ghoulish horde ran ravenously amok in the grounds of the famous war of 1812 hell bent for life lines. The life lines are a symbol of the aspiring survivors’ intestines, brains and other vital organs. The insatiable zombies vowed to devour each and every flag, rendering … Continue reading

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First Films Announced for 2014 TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW

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The Telluride Horror Show is excited to announce the first batch of films for its 5th annual festival, scheduled for October 10-12, 2014 in beautiful Telluride, Colorado. Visit the FILMS page to view complete info and trailers!

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1st Annual FANtom Fest set for Fall 2014 at the Hilton in Scranton

The 1st annual FANtom Fest promises horror fans “The most fun they’ll ever have being
scared” this fall. Starting Friday, October 3rd until Sunday, October 5th, fans can get their scare on
at the Hilton in Scranton, PA.

The FANtom Fest horror convention hopes to bring fans from all over the country to
Northeast, PA. What is even better is that it will offer local residents a chance to do … Continue reading

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The 2nd Annual Summer Camp Sleepover features Pumpkinhead and much more!

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The Awesome Fest Announces Full Lineup for The 2nd Annual Summer Camp Sleepover!

-An all-night horror movie marathon in the woods-

Philadelphia, PA – On Friday, September 12th, The Awesome Fest will return to Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem for the 2nd annual Summer Camp Sleepover, an overnight horror film festival outdoors in the woods, at a summer camp! From Dusk ‘til dawn, The Awesome Fest will screen 6 movies while … Continue reading

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Pifan, Day 2: Dead Snow 2, Djinn, Gojira

On my second day of the Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) in South Korea, I started my morning off with the movie that would go on to be the only entry to win one more than one award at the fest, Norway’s Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead. The horror comedy nabbed three well-deserved wins: Vigor Hoel for Best Actor, Tommy Wirkola for Best Director, and the NongHyup Citizen’s Choice Award, which is given … Continue reading

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PiFan Film Fest, Day 1 Reviews: Darkness by Day, When Animals Dream, The Zero Theorem

South Korea’s Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), July 18, 2014

Aficionados of art-house horror will find much to like in the brooding Argentinian vampire film Darkness by Day and the Danish werewolf/coming-of-age tale When Animals Dream.

Darkness by Day, rich with dreamlike, brooding atmosphere, focuses on Virginia (Mora Recalde), who lives in an old mansion in a remote coastal area of Argentina. When her cousin Julia falls ill during a local rabies outbreak, her … Continue reading

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Monster Mania Con 28 – August 15 – 17

They’ve have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass…and they’re all out of bubblegum.

Monster Mania Con 28 returns to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey this August 15 -17 and this summer’s convention could be the biggest and best yet.

“THEY LIVE” Reunion features Rowdy Roddy Piper along with Keith David and Meg Foster.  Wow! For my money this is the MANIA main event of the event.

Maybe you … Continue reading

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Summer Horror Spectacular LIVE tonight 9pm to 11pm

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Summer Horror Spectacular
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Monday, July 28th, 2014 – 9pm to 11pm EST
LIVE on BlogTalkRadio

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Convention: Con 70 A Retro Sci-Fi Adventure (Melbourne 2015)

Con 70 A Retro Sci-Fi Adventure is an independently run, one-of-a-kind, non-profit science fiction convention that will be held on March 7th to the 9th 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. The aim of the convention is to provide an opportunity for fans to come together and relive the joys of seventies science fiction movies and television shows over a three-day long weekend. Our belief is that Con 70 is the first convention of its type … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Project: WIZARD WORLD PHILLY 2014

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Wizard World Philly for 2014 has come and gone and the Wizard World crew led by Jerry Milani and Jim DeLorenzo put on another outstanding weekend for the fans in the City of Brotherly Love. June 19th thru the 22nd was everything fans of DC Comics, the Marvel Universe, and everything geek and nerd inbetween could ask for. But for me, the weekend was all about meeting Matt Smith and Karen Gillan, better known to … Continue reading

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EXODUS VIP Experience! w/ Slayer & Suicidal Tendencies

Available Tomorrow!

EXODUS Announces Exclusive VIP Packs in Conjunction with Upcoming Scion-Presented SLAYER Tour w/ Special Guests SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and EXODUS

New Album “Blood In Blood Out” – Out this Fall via Nuclear Blast

 

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Mortal Remains Q&A at Bizarre AC II

Mortal Remains Q&A with Mark Ricche and Christian Stavrakis at Bizarre AC II

Hosted by Michael Joy from Horrornews.net

 

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Friday the 13th Q&A at Bizarre AC II

Friday the 13th Q&A w/ Ted White, Victor Miller, and Erich Anderson

Hosted by Michael Joy from Horrornews.net

 

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Doctor Who / Matt Smith arrives at Wizard World Philadelphia

Announcement:  Matt Smith joins Karen Gillan on June 19 – 22, 2014 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.    Horrornews.net will be on location and ready to travel through time in the Tardis, if need be.  Moondog Mackey ( HNN column, The Doctor Who Project ) will surely be trying to track down Matt & Karen.  

Matthew Robert “Matt” Smith is an English actor and director. He is best known for his role as the eleventh … Continue reading

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Video: Bizarre A.C. II (Beware of the Bathrooms)

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Friday, June 13th-15th at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, NJ it happens; The Weird, The Odd, and The Bizarre will gather for another weekend of Entertainment, Education, Commerce, and Camaraderie as we celebrate ALL things Horror and beyond.

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For more information visit: http://www.BizarreAC.com.

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