Never ones to disappoint, Rock and Shock has just announced the second wave of guests who will be appearing at this year’s horror/metal convention. In this round of celebs some new faces are named as well as some Rock and Shock favorites.
Among the newest guests announced are Victoria Price, daughter of the iconic Vincent Price, who will be hosting a special presentation on her father’s life. WWE Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper will be making his triumphant return to Worecester. They’ll be joined by Dee Wallace, Jake Busey, Tiffany Shepis, Sarah French, and Joe Knetter.
This line-up joins an already alluring celebrity list that includes John Ratzenberger, Jeffrey Combs, and Brad Dourif among others.
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From the Press Release
Vincent Price had one of the most distinctive voices in cinematic history. From portraying Roderick Usher in Poe’s The House of Usher to performing his famed mid-song monologue in Michael Jackson’s Thriller to starring in the original versions of The Fly, House on Haunted Hill and House of Wax, Price’s voice quickly became synonymous with horror. Luckily for us, Price passed his incredible linguistic talents onto his daughter Victoria who is carrying on his legacy by becoming a popular public speaker in her own right. Victoria, along with her nephew, musician Jody Price, will be presenting a special one-off retrospective on her father’s life and legacy at Rock & Shock 2014. The event will feature a panel presentation, behind-the-scenes pictures and invaluable information on the man behind the magical voice.
In addition to Victoria and Jody Price, Rock & Shock will also be welcoming wrestling legend, podcaster and actor Roddy Piper to their 2014 lineup of guests. The WWE Hall of Famer is best known to horror audiences as the lead in John Carpenter’s 1988 film They Live. Piper has recently lent his voice talents to the popular Cartoon Network series Adventure Time and to his podcast Piper’s Pit on PodcastOne. Piper has also recently been seen in episodes of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” as well as the upcoming Tales of the Wicked Unseen, in which he stars alongside fellow horror vets Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley and Michael Berryman.
Dee Wallace and Jake Busey will be joining the previously announced guest Jeffrey Combs for a reunion of the cast of Peter Jackson’s cult classic The Frighteners. The 1996 horror-comedy starring Michael J. Fox has gone on to develop a huge cult following with many calling it one of the most underrated horror films of all-time. In addition to The Frighteners, Stone is best known for her roles in E.T., Cujo, The Howling and Critters, while Jake, eldest son of actor Gary Busey, is best known for his performances in Starship Troopers, Enemy of the State and his current role as Professor Aiden Tanner on Robert Rodriguez’s “From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series”.
Victoria and Jody Price, Roddy Piper, Dee Wallace and Jake Busey will also be joined by Tiffany Shepis (Sharknado 2), Alex Vincent (Child’s Play 1 & 2), Joe Knetter (Strip Club Slasher) and Sarah French (Shriek of the Sasquatch), as well as previously announced guests 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), Nivek Ogre (Skinny Puppy frontman, Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Devil’s Carnival) and Fiona Dourif (Curse of Chucky, “True Blood”, “Deadwood”). Performers set to take the Rock & Shock stage include King Diamond, Machine Head, Twiztid and many, many more!
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