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A Campy Look Back at the Universal Monsters

With The Wolfman looming on the horizon, we are really happy to see a renewed interest in the creatures who started it all. Before Jason, Michael, or Freddy were even a thought ... several other iconic characters have been scaring the hell out of kids and adults for decades!

Celebrate Women in Horror Month With Fatally Yours and Dread Central

Here at Dread Central we love our staff. We especially love our female staff who more than hold their own in our little sausage-fest. Actually I think we have the largest number of women working with us of any genre site. Morgan Elektra, Elaine Lamkin, Melissa Bostaph, Debi Moore, Heather Buckley, Crix Lee, Heather Wixson. That's a lot of estrogen, man! Bless their hearts for putting up with our shit!

Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift? Check Out the Jewelry of the Dead!

One of our main duties here at Dread Central has always been to keep you in the loop concerning new and badass stuff that you simply need to know about and have. Get out the credit cards, kids! We're about to point you in the direction of some really ghoulish things for that special someone on your list!

Exclusive Trailer and News: Digging up the Dirt on Meadowoods

Remember last week when we posted that video of the hysterical girl being buried alive? We didn't know what it was then, but since we picked up on it, we've been sent a bit more information. Exclusive information on something that for right now is only to be known as Meadowoods.

Sneak Preview: Dread Central is Bringing You “Final Girls” This February

As one of the women of Dread Central, I thought it would be fun to do something a little different in honor of February being Women in Horror Month. Starting in just a couple of weeks we will be running an exclusive interview series called “Final Girls” profiling some of horror’s most kick-ass warrior chicks from the last thirty years.

Hard-Boiled Horror Tales: Dead in the Water Part 3

Ready for another two-fisted horror tale? Then your wait is over! Doug Slack's Hard-Boiled Horror Tales is Dread Central's online horror anthology serial that combines monsters with old school gangster pulps. The feature will be running right here two days a week with new installments every Monday and Friday! Let the madness begin!

Hard-Boiled Horror Tales: Dead in the Water Part 2

Ready for another two-fisted horror tale? Then your wait is over! Doug Slack's Hard-Boiled Horror Tales is Dread Central's online horror anthology serial that combines monsters with old school gangster pulps. The feature will be running right here two days a week with new installments every Monday and Friday! Let the madness begin!

Hard-Boiled Horror Tales: Dead in the Water Part 1

Ready for another two-fisted horror tale? Then your wait is over! Doug Slack's Hard-Boiled Horror Tales is Dread Central's online horror anthology serial that combines monsters with old school gangster pulps. The feature will be running right here two days a week with new installments every Monday and Friday! Let the madness begin!

Unnerving Buried Alive Video Hits the Net

Working on a news website requires lots of looking around for interesting stuff to clue you guys in on. Sometimes we're directed to things, and sometimes we run across them on our own. This one is a little bit of both.

Have a Horror Blog? Get Your Well Deserved Recognition!

Recently we were nominated by Total Film for best horror blog. While we appreciate the sentiment behind the nomination more than words, and are grateful for every single fan who voted for us, the fact is we are not a horror blog, and to call us such is nearly disrespectful to all of the real horror bloggers out there who bust their asses to get their work and their voices heard.

Supernatural Spin-off Ghostfacers to Hit the Web

Any "Supernatural" fan out there (and there should be more of them because this show kicks a copious amount of ass) is well acquainted with the "Ghostfacers" -- a bumbling group of paranormal investigators who have taken on a life all their own in terms of fan popularity. In what seems like a truly no-brainer of an idea, we're about to get even more of these cats' antics right here on the world weird web!

Diftwood Auction - Win Some Blood Soaked Memorabilia

Hey Driftwood fans! In case you were unaware, there's a nifty auction going on right now which offers you the chance to take home a bit of horror history!

Scott Nicholson's The Red Church Re-Released as an E-Book

Stoker-nominated horror author Scott Nicholson has re-released his first novel The Red Church as an e-book for various reader platforms through Amazon.com and other digital outlets.

Badass Monster Squad Swag!

In our undying quest to bring you every single little thing that we find cool and/or badass, we were just alerted to some wicked merch in celebration of the Fred Dekker classic The Monster Squad!

Thunder Peak Unveils Jason Dark: Ghost Hunter E-Serial

There's a new ghost hunter in town, and his name is Jason Dark. He's here to face the horrors, the demons, the vampires, the werecreatures, and every other diabolical monster imaginable on behalf of a more civilized world.