Rock and Shock 2016 Horror and Music Convention

The annual Rock and Shock Horror and Music Convention Weekend has descended upon the DCU Center in Worcester, MA and Horror News Network staffers Sean McLaughlin and Larry Dwyer were there to take in all of the action on Friday.

The huge venue was packed with amazing vendors, killer celebrity guests and hundreds of rabid horror fans hungry for their chance to take a picture with their favorite horror celeb and to snag some of the awesome swag being sold throughout the DCU Center. With guests including the iconic Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, Cat People, etc.), Matt Liliard and Skeet Ulrich (Scream), Danielle Harris (Halloween 4&5), Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Superjoint Ritual) and Ray Santiago and Dana DeLorenzo of the smash hit Ash vs. Evil Dead, fans have no shortage of celebrity skin to feast their eyes upon. read more

Rock and Shock 2016 Ready to Terrify New England

This Friday through Sunday, October 14th-17th, the Rock and Shock horror and music convention roars back into the DCU Center and Worcester Palladium in Worcester, MA.  For 2016, the R&S organizers have lined up a killer lineup of guests and bands to satisfy each of their horror-obsessed attendees, and HNN will be there covering all of the gory action.

Rock and Shock 2016 will feature a Children of the Corn reunion (Courtney Gains and John Franklin), a mini-Scream reunion (Skeet Ulrich and Matthew Lillard), Malcolm McDowell, HNN favorite Danielle Harris, William Forsythe, Bill Moseley, Kane Hodder and many more.  On the music side, the main stage days are headlined by Dope, Trivium, Max & Iggor Cavalera from Sepultura, Pantera’s Phil Anselmo, and ICP disciples Twiztid (a Larry Dwyer favorite), and dozens more.  There will also be an Ash vs. Evil Dead screening of 3 episodes from the new season, introduced by actors Ray Santiago and Dana DeLorenzo.  Movies, costume contests, vendors, tattoo stations, panels and other spooky things round out the full slate of activities. read more