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Creation Entertainment Cancels All Upcoming Weekend of Horror Events

Horror fans, today is a sad day indeed. The folks at Creation Entertainment announced this morning via their Weekend of Horror Twitter account that they've scrapped any plans for upcoming WOH events during the next year.

Event Report: Rock and Shock 2011 Thrills Attendees Again

As it's been doing for years now, the Rock and Shock festival in Worcester, Massachusetts, delighted fans again this past weekend (October 14-16) with three days filled with screenings, celebs, and music. If you are a horror fan on the East Coast, this is your Graceland.

World Premiere of Inkubus, Starring Robert Englund, William Forsythe, Headlines Rock and Shock 2011

If Rock and Shock 2011 doesn't get here soon Glenn Ciano is going to burst. Why is that, you ask? Because Glenn makes his feature film directorial debut with Inkubus, and the film will be having its world premiere this Saturday night at Rock and Shock 2011 in Worchester, MA and he can't wait to unleash Inkubus on the unsuspecting world.

You're Invited to Raise Hell at the Mad Monster Party

Horror conventions are a great time. You get a chance to see some of your favorite genre stars up close and personal, buy some cool swag, and hang out with a bunch of like-minded individuals. A good time had by all. But someone has decided to amp up the fun quotient. Say it with me ... Mad Monster Party!

Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention Sets its Schedule for This Weekend's Festivities

As a Chicago native, I spent many fond weekends as a fan attending Flashback Weekend so it's an incredible honor for me to be returning to my hometown this weekend to serve as one of the convention's co-hosts. I'll be moderating some panels and running around enjoying all the horror hoopla so if you happen to be there, make sure to look for me and say hi!

Days of the Dead Announces Upcoming Shows

Everyone knows that in horror sequels are inevitable. When you hit the right chord and people dig it, it only makes sense. Determined to prove that the sequel can be as good the original, Days of the Dead has announced not one but two shows next year.

PollyGrind Film Festival Submission Deadline Looming; Prizes Announced for 2011 Competition

Hey, indie filmmakers out there, do you have a finished film that skews toward the unconventional side of the horror genre? Well then, the PollyGrind Film Festival in Las Vegas may be right up your filmmaking alley.

Event Report: Crypticon 2011

This past Memorial Day, members of The Night Crew podcast were invited to act as panelists and moderators for the annual horror media convention known as Crypticon Seattle.

Event Report: 2011 Texas Frightmare Weekend

The Texas Frightmare Weekend ran this past April 29th-May 1st in Dallas, and as Dread Central's only North Texas operative, it fell to me to bring you everything I could from the con. Unfortunately, for the past month I was held captive by an illicit donkey show south of the Border that's also a front for a Satanic drug cult. Just the other day I managed to escape and file this report.

Dread Central Invading the Saturday Nightmares Horror & Sci-Fi Expo

Hey, kids! Do you love your horror sumthin’ fierce? Are you lookin’ for a place to mingle amongst your fellow fiends and bask in the warm, green glow of famous zombies and assorted masters of horror? Well then, Saturday Nightmares is the place for you! This June 3rd-5th, the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, NJ, goes to HELL...and plays host to horror’s elite.

Event Report: Hudson Horror Show III: A Tale of Two Holocausts

Upstate New York gorehounds are getting spoiled by Chris Alo, Tad Leger and Grindhouse Releasing, presenters of Hudson Horror Show III: A Tale of Two Holocausts. After two successful previous ventures, organizers welcomed their largest crowd thus far to the Silver Cinema in Poughkeepsie for a film festival featuring a quintet of classic movies and loads of rare, memorable trailers.

Creation Weekend of Horrors Wrap-up and Image Gallery

Creation's Weekend of Horrors reared its head last weekend (May 14 & 15) at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, and we've got an image gallery waiting for you that's packed to the gills with horror royalty and spooky goodness.

Full Details on the Upcoming LA Weekend of Horrors (May 14-15) from Creation Entertainment

The Weekend of Horrors returns to Los Angeles for its 25th year this coming Saturday and Sunday, May 14th and 15th, with the gory best of terror talent from both film and TV. This fright-filled weekend event will be held at the LAX Marriott Hotel, 5855 West Century Boulevard in Los Angeles. From the Press Release: Headliners will include:

CONTEST CLOSED! Win Tickets to Creation's L.A. Weekend of Horrors!

It's coming upon us like a dark shadow consuming the wall beside our beds. That's right, kids, Creation's Weekend of Horrors will be here before you know it and we've got your hot tickets to get in for free on us! Dig it!

Texas Frighmare Weekend Updates: Roger Corman's Schedule and Much More

The man behind some of the greatest titles in B-movie history, Roger Corman, is indeed gracing the Texas Frightmare Weekend, and his schedule has been finalized. With the additional good news that Mr. Corman has graciously cleared his schedule to allow for an extra hour to his appearance. So one of the legends of genre will now be appearing for five hours. Here's the complete schedule: