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SXSW 2013: Evil Dead to Embark on a 29-City Screening Tour March 11-28

Following today's press event for the Evil Dead remake at the currently under way SXSW Film Fest, our woman on the scene, Heather Wixson, snapped a photo of the t-shirt that was given out, and it provides the locations and dates of the film's upcoming 29-city "Screening Tour."

See the PaleyFest 2013 The Walking Dead Panel at a Movie Theatre Near You

If you can't attend the March 1st "The Walking Dead" panel at PaleyFest 2013, then do the next best thing and catch it at your local movie theatre a few days later thanks to The Paley Center teaming up with Fathom Events for this unique experience.

Tyler Mane and Mane Entertainment Announce 70-City Tour for Compound Fracture

Big man Tyler Mane (aka Michael Myers in Rob Zombie's Halloween remake and its sequel) is taking his newest show on the road. Mane Entertainment's Compound Fracture (review here) will be embarking on a 70-city tour... your only chance to see the film on the big screen.

Dark Carnival Film Fest Announces its 2013 Call for Entries and a New Haunted Location

A lot of cool events take place in big cities, but we know horror fans live in small towns, too, so when news came of the Dark Carnival International Film Festival announcing its 2013 shows dates, call for entries, and new haunted(!) location, we thought we'd help get the word out.

Robert Hall and Kevin Gage Signing Lightning Bug Blu-rays at Dark Delicacies on Wednesday, January 16

Special F/X guru Robert Hall and actor Kevin Gage will be at Dark Delicacies tomorrow, January 16th, signing Blu-ray copies of the film Lightning Bug, which was written and directed by Hall and stars Gage.

Attention Creeps and Creatures: Monsterpalooza Scheduled for April 12-14

Burbank will once again be filled with award-winning F/X artists, horror celebs and legions of adoring fans as Monsterpalooza will be held at the Marriott Burbank Convention Center on April 12-14. Read on for the details available thus far.

Long Island's Second Annual Macabre Faire Film Fest Being Held January 19th and 20th

Long Island’s only film festival catering to the horror, suspense, and thriller genres - the second Macabre Faire Film Festival - will unite filmmakers, actors, producers, and horror fans under one roof for two days of movie madness and awards this coming January 19-20, 2013.

Silent Night Cast and Crew Blu-ray/DVD Signing Happening December 4th at Dark Delicacies

One of the most eagerly anticipated films of the season is about to be released on Blu-ray/DVD, and if you live in or around Burbank, California, you can meet members of the cast and crew of Silent Night at Dark Delicacies on December 4th to celebrate the mayhem.

The 2012 Horror Starlets Say Thank You with a Photo Gallery

Dread Central's 2012 Horror Starlets took part in the eighth annual Bowling for Boobies breast cancer charity event and wish to thank those in the horror community and beyond who generously donated to this wonderful cause. Check out some photos from the event!

Huge Image Gallery from the 2012 West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval

Last night, on October 31, 2012, the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval celebrated its 25th anniversary by becoming the world's largest city-sanctioned Halloween party, and Dread Central was there to bring back all the colorful sights for you.

Haunt Report: Dread Central Visits Haunted Hollywood Sports

We all long to experience a realistic zombie apocalypse simulation, and while I already fled the undead at Run for Your Lives and braved Halloween Horror Nights’ "The Walking Dead" maze, I did so unarmed. That wasn’t the case when Dread Central hit Haunted Hollywood Sports.

UK's Grimm Up North Hosts 2 Post-Halloween Double Features: Excision/Suspiria and The Shining/Room 237

While most of the rest of the world returns to "normal" after Halloween, horror fans in the UK can keep the festivities going as Grimm Up North screens Excision/Suspiria in Manchester on November 1st, followed by The Shining/Room 237 on the 6th in Stockport.

Meet The Horror Starlets 2012 This Saturday, October 27th, at Son of Monsterpalooza

On Saturday, October 27th, the Son of Monsterpalooza horror convention in Burbank, CA, is hosting Dread Central's 2012 batch of Horror Starlets, who will be signing items plus a special edition Bowling for Boobies color photo.

Oz Horror Con '12 Happening This Weekend Down Under in Melbourne

We cover a lot of horror events here at Dread Central, but I do believe this is the first time we've mentioned one that takes place in Australia - Melbourne, to be exact. Read on for the details of Oz Horror Con '12.

Event Report: Dread Central hits Run For Your Lives

This past Saturday (10/20) this writer, along with actresses Natalie Victoria (DeadHeads) and Carlee Baker (The Woman)' made the drive from Hollywood to Temecula, CA, to participate in Run For Your Lives, a zombie-infested 5K obstacle course race and lived to tell about it.