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Rock and Shock Announces Initial Guests for 10th Anniversary Convention

In the Northeast one of the most beloved horror conventions is, without a doubt, Rock and Shock, held each year in Worcester, MA. October marks its 10th anniversary, and if the initial list of celebrity guests is any indication, this could be the best Rock and Shock ever!

Exclusive: David Markland Talks ScareLA

In anticipation of this coming weekend's Los Angeles haunt convention ScareLA, we chatted with co-creator and CreepyLA head David Markland, who dished on the event. Read on!

Dread Central Readers Get 20% Off Tickets to ScareLA

In the Los Angeles area and looking for a ghostly good time this weekend? Then you had better get your collective asses to ScareLA! Need more incentive? Really? Okay then! How about getting 20% off admission just for being a Dread Central reader? Yeah, we knew that'd do it!

Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2014 Dates, New Sponsor, and a Day of Free Screenings

One of the most popular film fests in the US, New York's Tribeca Film Festival, has announced its 2014 dates and named AT&T as a new presenting sponsor. Best of all, AT&T will host a day of free screenings for the public.

ScareLA Panels and Events Revealed

Need some more reasons to get your asses to ScareLA in a couple of weeks? Then pay attention because we have the full list of panels and events for you right here. Here you go, home haunters... this one is for you!

NewBev to Present Midnight Showing of Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood on July 27th

If you're in the Los Angeles area and you happen to be in the mood for some mediocre Friday the 13th action this weekend, you might be interested in a midnight revival screening of the Paramount era's darkest day!

Dread Central Manning a Horror Area at the March 2014 T.A.B.L.E. Event in Dallas/Ft. Worth

We here at Dread Central are proud to announce our involvement in the upcoming T.A.B.L.E. event taking place in the Dallas/Fort Worth area during spring 2014. Read on for the details and more info on what T.A.B.L.E.'s all about.

Viscera Film Festival 2013 Announces Celeb Guests; Show Is This Saturday in Hollywood

Hollywood, you've got it all. The glitz, the glamour, and the girls! And the 2013 Viscera Film Festival is all about the ladies. An annual tribute to female horror filmmakers, the Viscera Film Festival is one not to be missed.

Eli Roth on the State of the Goretorium in Vegas

There's been a lot of talk today about Eli Roth's haunted attraction in Vegas, The Goretorium, being in financial trouble, etc., so rather than report on hypothesis, we figured we'd just go straight to Eli for a statement. See how easy that was?

Grimmfest 2013: First Two Films Announced; Early Bird Tickets Now On Sale

Grimmfest 2013 is taking place 3rd-6th October in Manchester's The Dancehouse theatre, and the first two films have been announced. In addition, early bird tickets are now on sale.

Scare Up Some Killer Finds at Sinister Pointe's Dark Market on Saturday, June 29

The Dark Market... just the sound of it makes you curious, no? The good people at Sinister Pointe are holding their 2nd Annual Dark Market this Saturday in Brea, CA. With dozens of vendors, you'll be able to find plenty to make your life a bit darker.

7th Annual Rock and Shock Film Festival Calling For Submissions

Horror fans in the Northeast all know about the Rock and Shock convention. It's a beloved weekend event that combines the worlds of horror and metal music in a great party. And the accompanying film festival is pretty great, too!

Monster-Mania 25 Is Headed to New Jersey with Carrie Fisher, George Romero, Being Human Cast, and More!

Garden State, you may find yourself deflowered after the madness of Monster-Mania Con 25 hits this summer. The powerhouse convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ, August 16-18, and the joint may never be the same.

Anne Rice to Serve as ThrillerMaster at 2013 ThrillerFest in NYC

New York City is once again the setting for Gotham noir as the International Thriller Writers (ITW) brings ThrillerFest VIII to town from July 10-13, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel to celebrate the "art of the thrill."

ScareLA Ready to Haunt the City of Angels this Summer

Here at Dread Central we're big supporters of the haunt industry. Why? Because Halloween is the single greatest time of the year. It's like our Christmas. If you share that same passion and are in the Los Angeles area, then listen up!