Hi, Bryan Here….


Texas FrightMare Weekend is almost here, and it looks like it will be the biggest horror convention yeet, packed with tons of horror movie actors, actresses, and directors from your favorite scary movies. You’ll be able to meet the legendary zombie director ‘George Romero‘, Linda Hamilton, and a ‘Terminator‘ reunion minus Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron. Plus, you’ll be able to watch the original ‘Dawn of the Dead‘ with George Romero himself. How cool is that. Below, you’ll be able to find out all of the cool info on guests, times, and bands playing this year at the Festival. Enjoy and see you there.

Just when fans didn’t think Texas Frightmare Weekend could get any more epic… it does – in a huge way! America’s largest horror convention is proud to announce several new free film screenings, guests, and events to take place at Dallas, Texas’ DFW Hyatt Regency this May 2, 3, and 4 – cementing TFW’s reputation as the biggest and best gathering of horror fandom in the USA!


In addition to our numerous previously-announced free screenings, TFW is also proud to host the World Premiere of Billy Pon’s Circus of the Dead and the North American Premiere of the Japanese splatter anthology Zombie TV – from Maelie Makuno, Naoya Tashiro, and TFW 2011 guest Yoshihiro Nishimura! Not enough? How about the North American Premiere of Candyman director Bernard Rose’s SX_Tape, a foursome of darkly erotic horror shorts we’re calling Short Sex, a special sneak preview of the Texas-lensed slasher The Pick-Axe Murders 3: The Final Chapter, and a screening of IFC Midnight’s The Den – all FREE to badgeholders!


On Friday the 2nd, get your freak on at Angela’s Party – TFW’s Night of the Demons-themed event hosted by the original Angela, Amelia Kinkade, and featuring Guest DJ Twiggy Ramirez! On Saturday, sing your bloody heart out at our annual Scaryoke throwdown; win stellar prizes at the massive TFW Trivia Contest; or live it up at Texas Frightmare’s ultra-exclusive, always-talked-about VIP Party!


And joining Texas Frightmare’s massive celebrity guest list are even more incredible names – including fan favorite Thomas Dekker (Laid to Rest, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Halloween’s Nancy Loomis, KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, The Victim’s Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, Phantasm’s Michael Baldwin, Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor, You’re Next’s Sharni Vinson, and PMS Cop’s Cindy Means!


TFW is America’s largest gathering of horror celebrities, professionals, and fans – now celebrating its eighth amazing year. The blockbuster event boasts over 10,000 attendees annually and has hosted hundreds of genre legends, including Clive Barker, Malcolm McDowell, Robert Englund, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, and Cary Elwes!


Celebrity guests at TFW 2014 include living legend George A. Romero and the cast of Dawn of the Dead; a very rare convention appearance from Saw’s Tobin Bell; The Creature from the Black Lagoon’s Julie Adams and Ricou Browning; a Terminator reunion featuring Michael Biehn, Earl Boen, Linda Hamilton, Peter Kent, Kristanna Loken, and Robert Patrick; Japan’s ass-kicking warrior princess Asami; Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, and Barbie Wilde; an Aliens reunion featuring Mark Rolston, Michael Biehn, and Jenette Goldstein; Paradise Lost’s Jason Baldwin; Chandler Riggs and Scott Wilson of AMC’s The Walking Dead; Full Moon founder Charles Band; Repo! The Genetic Opera’s Bill Moseley, Nivek Ogre, and Alexa Vega; the legendary Linda Blair; Evil Dead’s Lou Taylor Pucci; Night of the Demons’ Amelia Kinkade, Linnea Quigley, and Kevin Tenney; Doctor Giggles himself, Larry Drake; and The Blair Witch Project’s Heather Donohue, Joshua Leonard, and Michael C. Williams!


Additional guests include James Hampton, Tom Morga, John Franklin, Courtney Gains, John Kassir, Nick King, Kurando Mitsutake, Kyle Labine, Chris Marquette, artist Brett Weldele, Michael Parks, Chris Alexander, artist Gary Pullin, musician Twiggy Ramirez, Dee Snider, Jen and Sylvia Soska, artist Ben Templesmith, Kevin Van Hentenryck, Jill Whitlow, and many more!

Daily and weekend passes, travel information, and TFW’s full schedule are now available at www.texasfrightmareweekend.com.



By Bryan Kluger

Former husky model, real-life Comic Book Guy, genre-bending screenwriter, nude filmmaker, hairy podcaster, pro-wrestling idiot-savant, who has a penchant for solving Rubik's Cubes and rolling candy cigarettes on unreleased bootlegs of Frank Zappa records.

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