Twiztid to Bring Astronomicon to Detroit in 2018

Horror-core icons Twiztid, who recently started up their own record label (MNE Records), just announced that they’re ready to conquer the convention world as well.  In a video posted to their Facebook page, Jamie Madrox and Monoxide announced that on the weekend of February 9-11, 2018, the Wyndham Garden in Sterling Heights, MI will host Astronomicon.  This con, while still being heavy on the juggalo love, will be a celebration of all pop culture in a family environment.

 
Twiztid’s love of all things horror will be respresented at Astronomicon, as the first three confirmed celebrity guests are Mick Foley (Big Money Hustlas), Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects), and Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th, Hatchet).  While the Detroit area is home to the annual Motor City Comic Con (happening this weekend in Novi), this convention will be considerably more dark and horror-filled than its counterpart.  Astronomicon will not be an answer to the Gathering of the Juggalos (happening July 26-29 in Oklahoma City, OK), which was a concern following Twiztid’s social media-heavy recent split with ICP’s Psychopathic Records.  This will be more in line with Wizard World or MonsterMania.

 
Twiztid promise many more guest announcements in the coming months, and have set up a website (www.astronomicon.com) to keep fans and attendees up to date. But stay tuned to HNN as well for any news on this brand new con as it breaks!

 

 

Sean McLaughlin
Sean McLaughlin
Sean McLaughlin has been writing for Horror News Network since 2012. Catch up with him on Twitter at @Makasupa and read his in-depth bio on our About Us page.

Similar Articles

Comments

Latest News

New ‘Resident Evil Village’ Trailer Offers A Look At Gameplay

Capcom revealed a new trailer with Game Director Morimasa Sato, Art Director Tomonori Takano, and Producer Peter Fabiano as they discuss how they’re depicting...

Shyamalan’s Upcoming Thriller Gets Title, Release Date

For acclaimed filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, what's new is "Old". The writer/director took to Twitter this weekend to announce that his new film for Universal...

Nintendo Announces ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Halloween Event

Nintendo has big plans for Animal Crossing fans who wish to celebrate the Halloween season virtually this year. The company announced a fall update for Animal Crossing:...

Trailer Drops For ‘A Babysitter’s Guide To Monster Hunting’

The Netflix version of the popular (and spooky) A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting novel will hit the small screen next month--in plenty of time to deliver Halloween chills. The first book...

‘Nightstream’ Film Festival Unveils Programming for Upcoming Event

Nightstream, an online film festival that brings together individual fests such as Boston Underground, Brooklyn Horror, North Bend, Overlook, and Popcorn Frights have announced...

Newsletter Sign-Up

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our bi-monthly newsletter consists of the latest horror news and CT HorrorFest happenings.

Site Sponsors