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Rock & Shock Festival Returns for Eighth Year

Rock & Shock Festival Returns for Eighth Year

MassConcerts, New England’s largest indie concert promoter, is bringing you the 8th Annual Rock & Shock – the only event of its kind in the Northeast.

This yearly horror convention takes place October 12, 13 and 14 at the DCU Convention Center in Worcester, Mass., and blends horror with music, allowing fans to meet their favorite horror film stars, directors, writers and bands during the day — and rock our at every night to well-known national bands performing next door at The Palladium.  Tickets & ticket packages are available online here.

Some of the bands confirmed for the Rock And Shock Horror and Music Convention include The Misfits, Gwar, Shadows Fall, God Forbid, Vision of Disorder, Devil Driver, Cancer Bats and Legacy of Disorder.

Revolver will be attending the show this year, providing the official band signing booth and celebrating our latest release, our “Rock! Shock! and Horror” Collector’s Issue (available online here). While you're attending the convention, make sure to stop by

  • Friday 10/12/12:
    • 7-7:30 PM - Shadows Fall & God Forbid
    • 8-830 PM - The Misfits
  • Saturday 10/13/12:
    • 3-3:30 PM - Cancer Bats & Legacy of Disorder
    • 5-5:30 -Devil Driver
    • 8-8:30 PM - Gwar
  • Sunday 10/14/12:
    • 3-3:30 PM -DJ Clay, Anybody Killa known as ABK, & Blaze Ya Dead Homie

Convention appearances over past six years have included George A. Romero -Director of Night, Dawn and Day of the Dead, Creepshow and 2005’s mega hit Land of the Dead; the cast of House Of 1000 Corpses and Devil’s Rejects including Sid Haig (Capt Spaulding), Bill Moseley (Otis), Matt McGrory (Tiny), William Forsythe (Sheriff); and Ken Foree (Charlie); Shawnee Smith from Saw I, II and III; Daeg Faerch (young Mike Myers) from Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2007; Doug Bradley (Pinhead) from Hellraiser; Tony Todd from The Candyman and Final Destination; Andrew Divoff from Wishmaster I & II; Electra and Elise Avellan (Crazy Babysitter Twins) from Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse; Adrienne Barbeau - Carnivale, The Fog, Swamp Thing, Escape From New York and Creepshow; Jonathan Breck - the Creeper from the Movies, Jeepers Creepers I & II; Kane Hodder - Jason from the Friday the 13th Films; Jeffrey Combs - Re-Animator, House On Haunted Hill and Feardotcom; Andrew Bryniarski - Leatherface from Texas Chainsaw 2003; Gaylen Ross- Dawn of The Dead; Angela Bettis - May, Carrie, The Tool Box Murders; Ashley Laurence - Hellraiser I, II, III; Eileen Dietz - The Exorcist; The Cast of the Sci-Fi Channel hit show show – Ghost Hunters and many others.

Album of the Week: Papa Roach, The Connection