The Rock and Shock convention will return to Worcester, MA the weekend of October 16th-18th to bring you a mix of music and horror fandom. The guest list includes actors Malcolm McDowell, Derek Mears, Doug Jones, Jason Mewes, Margot Kidder, and Kane Hodder, among others, as well as writers and artists. Musical performers include Jim Rose, the Misfits, and Insane Clown Posse. According to the website:
Forget what you know about horror conventions and music fests because we’ve got news for you. MassConcerts, New England’s largest indie concert promoter and WAAF, Boston’s top rock station are teaming up once again to present the 6th Annual Rock & Shock – the only event of its kind in the Northeast.
We are not like other boring horror conventions! We were the first to blend horror conventions with music. So while fans can meet their favorite horror film stars, directors, writers and bands during the day – at night we have well-known national bands performing each night next door at The Palladium…That’s why this event is called Rock & Shock.
The live music takes place at The Palladium. The convention part takes place next door at DCU Convention Center. It includes horror film actors, directors, make-up artists, costume designers, film makers and distributors, tattoo artists, toy and model makers, costume contests, horror industry professionals and vendors, comic book artists & vendors, film screenings, CD and DVD vendors, appearances and signings with bands playing the Palladium, models and actors in costume, and many other artists and vendors. Also note that this event is so popular that vendor space is sold out every year.
For more information and a complete list of bands and guests visit http://www.rockandshock.com/.
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