Just when you thought it was safe to travel to New England, Rock and Shock announces Tara Reid is among the newest crop of guests attending the 14th annual event. We all know wherever Tara goes, a sharknado can’t be far behind.
In anticipation for the October 17-19 event in Worcester, MA, Rock and Shock organizers have been busy over the past couple of weeks announcing the guest list a few names at a time in true cliffhanger fashion, keeping fans of the event glued to social media to catch the next name.
In addition to Reid, Rock and Shock has announced a slew of other guests, including festival favorites Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Sid Haig, and William Forsythe. Also, Andrew Divoff, Tom Savini, Lynn Lowry, John Russo, Kristina Klebe, Justin Beahm, and Jack Bennett have been added as well.
Saturday’s headline musical act was also revealed. GWAR will be returning to Rock and Shock to terrorize the audience and pay tribute to their fallen leader, Oderus Urungus. The musical line-up now look like this: King Diamond performs on Thursday. Machine Head with Children of Bodom headline a night of music on Friday. GWAR and Life of Agony with Unearth and Dying Fetus take the stage on Saturday. The This Way to Hell Tour rolls through on Sunday with Twiztid, Kung Fu Vampire, Neurotic November, and PWD. Nice!
Tickets for Rock and Shock 2014 may be purchased from ticketfly.com, FYE stores, or at the Palladium box office.
From the Press Release
The National Weather Service has issued a warning for a Category One Sharknado for all of Worcester County. Those in the surrounding areas should take cover at the DCU Center from Friday, October 17, until Sunday, October 19, where Tara Reid, star of the contemporary cult classics Sharknado and Sharknado 2, will be meeting fans and signing autographs as part of the 14th annual Rock and Shock convention. Reid will also be joined by her Sharknado 2 co-star Tiffany Shepis and many other incredible guests.
Since making her film debut in 1987’s A Return to Salem’s Lot, Reid has starred in such films as The Big Lebowski, the American Pie series, Urban Legend, Cruel Intentions, Josie and the Pussycats, and Alone in the Dark. TV fans will know her best as Danni, one of J.D.’s love interests on the long-running NBC sitcom “Scrubs.” Reid will next be seen in the upcoming horror film Charlie’s Farm alongside Rock and Shock favorites Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley.
Previously announced guests include Brad Dourif (Child’s Play, Halloween, The Lord of the Rings), John Ratzenberger (Motel Hell, Toy Story 1-7, TV’s “Cheers”), Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator, The Frighteners, “Star Trek”), Victoria and Jody Price (Vincent Price’s daughter and grandson), Roddy Piper (WWE, They Live), Dee Wallace (The Frighteners, E.T.), Jake Busey (The Frighteners, Starship Troopers), Nivek Ogre (Skinny Puppy frontman, Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Devil’s Carnival), Fiona Dourif (Curse of Chucky, “True Blood,” “Deadwood”), Tiffany Shepis (Sharknado 2), Alex Vincent (Child’s Play 1 & 2), Joe Knetter (Strip Club Slasher), and Sarah French (Shriek of the Sasquatch).
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