General horror news

Scottish Family Offers £50,000 for Nanny Job in Haunted House

Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to earn £50,000 per year with vacation day benefits, including your own suite with a private kitchen and bathroom? According to The Telegraph, a family living in the Scottish Borders is ready to hire you for your dream job! But there’s a small catch…

It’s haunted! And it doesn’t have a particularly good track record with nannies. As the family tells it in the job listing:

“We have lived in our home for nearly 10 years. We were told it was ‘haunted’ when we bought it, but kept our minds open and decided to buy the house regardless. 5 nannies have left the role in the last year, each citing supernatural incidents as the reason, including strange noises, broken glass and furniture moving. This has obviously been a period of great upheaval for our children. We haven’t personally experienced any supernatural happenings, as they have been reported only while we’ve been out of the house, but we’re happy to pay above the asking rate, and feel it’s important to be as up-front as possible to find the right person.” read more

Travel Channel Acquires Josh Gates’ Destination Truth

Fans of “the real-life Indiana Jones” Josh Gates will be pleased to hear that the Travel Channel has recently acquired Gates’ original monster hunting series Destination Truth.  

Those who are familiar with Gates’ current Travel Channel hit, Expedition Unknown, will get to see the original series (which aired on Syfy from 2007 to 2012) which up to now has only been available as an expensive download or low quality DVD release of the first season.

Gates is excited that the series that made him famous is now available to all viewers and describes the series as “… some of my most unusual, thrilling, weird, and often hilarious travel adventures.  It’s all about real investigations of fascinating mysteries – from sightings of cryptozoological creatures to otherworldly phenomena, we point our compass toward the unexplained. It’s a wild ride, and the truth, as they say, is out there.” read more

Buy / Wait / Rent: June 2017 Blu-Ray Releases

We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to!

Welcome to Horror News Network’s Buy / Wait / Rent, a monthly article devoted to the most highly-anticipated horror releases on blu-ray. Here you will find the best home video releases of each month, along with our opinion on whether each film is a must-own on the first day of release, something you should wait to buy until it goes on sale, or something you’re better off renting for a one-time watch. And now, on to the notable new releases of June 2017! read more

Blackest of the Black: Atreyu Interview

Horror News Network caught up with Porter McKnight and Travis Miguel from Atreyu at the Blackest of the Black Festival on May 27, 2017 in Orange County, California. Watch as we discuss the horror/metal connection, horror movies, comics, and what’s coming up for Atreyu.

Blackest of the Black: Ministry Photos

See below for our photo gallery for Ministry at the Blackest of the Black Festival on May 27, 2017 in Orange County, California.

All photo credits to Brian Gray for Horror News Network.

Blackest of the Black: VAMPS Photos

See below for our photo gallery for VAMPS at the Blackest of the Black Festival on May 27, 2017 in Orange County, California.

All photo credits to Brian Gray for Horror News Network.

Blackest of the Black: COMBICHRIST Photos

See below for our photo gallery for COMBICHRIST at the Blackest of the Black Festival on May 27, 2017 in Orange County, California.

All photo credits to Brian Gray for Horror News Network.

Blackest of the Black: Atreyu Photos

See below for our photo gallery for Atreyu at the Blackest of the Black Festival on May 27, 2017 in Orange County, California.

Credit for all photos to Brian Gray for Horror News Network.

Danzig’s Blackest of the Black Festival Brings Metal, Freaks, and Horror to Southern California

Saturday, May 27 was a perfect day for metal fans in Orange County, California. It was Day 2 of Glen Danzig’s “Blackest of the Black” festival at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado Canyon. While this location may sound remote, it’s next to Irvine Lake and right around the corner from the City of Orange. The weather was beautiful, there were grassy, shady areas to sit, and two stages of non-stop crushing metal. There was a great mix of musical styles to offer something for everyone and each band was in top form. read more

Universal Orlando Announces House Based on the Shining for Annual Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando announced via their official Halloween Horror Nights website that Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining will be getting “the haunted house (or to be more specific, hotel)” treatment at the theme park’s 27th annual Halloween scare fest.

Universal’s show director Charles Grey is naturally excited about landing the property, and stated that “There are so many intense and creepy moments packed in the whole film. So we held hands, took a deep breath, and entered the Overlook Hotel. I just finished looking at some of the house designs and am thrilled by the story we’re telling. It will be the warped psychological thriller you know and love with our own Halloween Horror Nights twist.” read more