Author Archive | Jon Steffens

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The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor To Unleash New Haunted Maze

Southern California’s most authentic haunted attraction may just be the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, and on Saturday, July 29, the attraction’s producers will unveil a new, as-yet-unnamed haunted maze. The seventh maze to be featured at the maritime haunt (along with “Deadrise”, “Lullaby”, “Circus”, and others), this new attraction is sure to terrify Halloween, haunt, […]

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Lineup Announced For Dr. Gangrene’s Fourteenth Horror Hootenanny

Dr. Gangrene’s annual Horror Hootenanny is one of Nashville’s premier Halloween-season events, with live music, showings of fright flicks, and a costume contest with prizes. Emcee’d by Nashville horror host Dr. Gangrene, past acts have included ghoul punk luminaries Forbidden Dimension, American Werewolves, Psycho Charger, Mummula, and many others.     This year’s event looks […]

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Album Review: The Prople Will Have Their ‘Revenge’

All right, let’s get this out of the way – the Prople is an incredibly silly name for a band, even for horrorpunk, a subgenre permeated with silly band names.  That said, these central-Florida veggie-powered creepsters have crafted fifteen aggressive, catchy blasts of ghoulish punk rock venom with their debut full-lenth, Revenge. Owing far more […]

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New 4K Transfer Of ‘Effects’ To Hit Blu-Ray This August

Taken from the only theatrical print known to exist, AGFA (the American Genre Film Archive), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of genre films, will unleash Effects on Blu-Ray on August 22, 2017.     Written and directed by Dusty Nelson (Sakura Killers), Effects is a do-it-yourself horror flick weaving the story of […]

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‘Lycan’ Tears Into Select Theaters August 4

Werewolf lovers, prepare for some wild-and-wooly fright when Lycan rips into to select theaters August 4, and arrives on disc, VOD and digital September 26. Directed by Bev Land, Lycan is a hairy horrorshow based on the Georgia folk legend of the Talbot county werewolf. The film’s synopsis from the MVD Entertainment press release: “When […]

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Lucas Birnie Seeks Backers For Indie-Creature Feature ‘Were-Wool’

Filmmaker Lucas Birnie is seeking backers for upcoming indie creature-feature, Were-Wool. Influenced equally by the 1981 John Landis classic tale of full-moon bloodlust, An American Werewolf in London, and James Gunn’s 2006 cult splatter comedy Slither, the director aims to, as stated on the film’s Kickstarter page, be “the culmination of a few of my – and what […]

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Top Horror Authors Unleashed Upon DC Universe In Upcoming One-Shot

Coming to comic shops everywhere October 25, DC House of Horror is a one-shot anthology in which your favorite DC Universe characters come face-to-face with the eerie and horrific. Featuring stories by some of today’s top macabre literary talents, including Brian Keene (Earthworm Gods, Ghoul), Edward Lee (Slither, Flesh Gothic), Bryan Smith (Freakshow), Mary SanGiovanni (Savage Woods), Weston Ochse […]

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Consumed By Nightmares: An Interview With Integrity’s Dwid Hellion

  Integrity is a band that has been crafting malevolent, horror-influenced metallic hardcore for nearly thirty years. As pitch-dark as it is sonically brutal, Integrity’s music has influenced countless hardcore, punk, death/thrash/black metal, and grind/noise acts. The band’s twelfth full-length album, Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume is set to be released on Friday, July 14 on […]

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