Just confirmed. Bringing their internet sensation BLOOD AND GUTS up close and personal to Fear FestEvil 2014. SCOTT IAN will be transformed into 18th Century ladies man and psychopath JACK THE RIPPER by Academy Award winning makeup artist JOEL HARLOW. Joel will take you through the step-by-step-process of turning the legendary metal guitarist into what Scott always really wanted to be– the most infamous killer of the 19th century!! A Fear FestEvil exclusive you will not want to miss!
DEATH DIVISION is a heavy, technically aggressive and melodic band founded by bassist Jerry Montano (HELLYEAH, DANZIG, NOTHINGFACE), drummer Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, HATE ETERNAL, NILE), vocalist/guitarist Sean De La Tour and lead guitarist Rick Di Marco.
Considered the “Godfather” of horror conventions since he started Chiller Theater over 25 years ago, Kevin Clement is a leading expert on all things horror in this life and beyond. He also publishes Chiller Theater Magazine a much sought-after source of horror since its inception decades ago. Kevin is a close friend of Mr. Hammett’s and has played a big part in helping to nurture Kirk’s passion and his ever increasing horror collection. If all that isn’t enough, Kevin plays in a well known “monster” band the “Dead Elvi,” a mainstay at Chiller Theater.
Rich Correll began his theatrical career at the age of eight, appearing in over 100 TV shows as a featured actor and then landing a recurring role in the cult classic “Leave It To Beaver.”
Academy Award-winner JOEL HARLOW is one of the most innovative makeup and special makeup artists and designers in American motion pictures. Born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Harlow’s passion to work on film began with his childhood viewing of the original 1933 “King Kong.” Moving to New York City at college age, he studied animation at the School of Visual Arts, but his true passion was special makeup effects. Harlow gained practical experience on such New York-based low budget horror and fantasy films as “The Toxic Avenger” (parts II and III) and “Basket Case 2. Harlow then moved westward to Los Angeles, where he worked for several makeup effects houses, finally landing in Steve Johnson’s XFC, Inc., where he remained for eight years as a makeup effects designer on a number of films.
Joining us next on the guest list is Satoshi “Bin” Furuya! Furuya portrayed one of the world’s most enduring superheroes in the 1966 sci-fi action television series “Ultraman” from Tsuburaya Productions. In 39 half-hour episodes, audiences thrilled to the enormous red and silver alien’s battles with large monsters in the imaginative program that spawned dozens of sequels. Those sequels continue to this day on both the small and big screens.
FEAR FESTEviL is pleased to welcome legendary monster suit actor HARUO NAKAJIMA! Mr. Nakajima is known the world over for having portrayed the screen’s most famous monster, GODZILLA‐‐a role which he pioneered throughout the first 12 films of Toho’s long‐running science fiction series.
We’re pleased to welcome the luscious, sensuous, and quite well-built brunette stunner Patty Mullen! Patty was an actress and model who alas only acted in two movies during her regrettably short-lived cinematic career. She first turned heads with a steamy nude pictorial as a Pet of the Month in the August, 1986 issue of “Penthouse.” She was named Pet of the Year in 1987; she both graced the cover of and did a follow-up nude pictorial in the January, 1988 issue of “Penthouse.”
Gorgeous, talented and charismatic blonde actress Barbara Crampton first began acting in school plays in 7th grade and studied acting in high school. She earned a BA in Theater Arts from Castleton State College. Following graduation, Crampton portrayed “Cordelia” in an American Theater of Actors production of “King Lear” in New York. Barbara then moved to Los Angeles and made her TV debut with a recurring role on the popular daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (1965). This led to several roles including “Carol” in Brian De Palma’s “Body Double (1984) and “Chrissie” in the crudely amusing comedy “Fraternity Vacation” (1985).
CARCASS has released several classic albums over the years, including Decibel Magazine “Hall of Fame” inductees Heartwork and Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious, and their influence has changed the face of extreme metal with every consecutive release.
While living and working near her home town in southern New Jersey, Amy Nicoletto began her adult career in hospitality, medical and cosmetic retail venues. Her diverse background, coupled with her talent for painting and drawing, led to her recent success as a celebrity tattoo artist. Read more>
P.J. Soles was born on July 17, 1950 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her father came from Holland and her mother from New Jersey. Because her father was working for an international insurance company, the family moved all over the world. P.J. lived in Casablanca, Morocco, and Maracaibo, Venezuela, where she learned to speak fluent Spanish, and then Brussels, Belgium, where she went to high school at the International School of Brussels.
Since their inception in 1982, the Bay Area’s Death Angel have been synonymous with the very best in thrash metal, embracing clinical brutality, smashing rhythms and magnificent melodics, all wrapped up in a cloak of sweat and fury that never leaves an audience dry. Read more>
Ron Chaney is President & CEO of Chaney Entertainment, Inc. since its inception in 1992. He is the great-grandson of Lon Chaney and grandson of Lon Chaney, Jr. Ron oversees the company with the assistance of his two daughters, Jennifer & Jaclynn. He travels the country speaking about his family’s history and legacy.
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist and horror enthusiast Slash, has been digesting various levels of horror since childhood – well before his guitar-playing led to over 100 million albums being sold.
Scott is the co-founder and rhythm guitar player of Anthrax. Scott, with Anthrax helped create thrash metal in the early 80′s.
With twenty books published internationally and nineteen feature movies in worldwide distribution, John A. Russo has been called “a living legend.” He began by co-authoring the screenplay for NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD which has since become known as a “horror classic.” His three books on the art and craft of movie making have become bibles of independent production, and one of the them, entitled SCARE TACTICS, won a national award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction. Quentin Tarantino and many other noted filmmakers have unabashedly stated that Russo’s books have helped them to launch their careers.
ESP Guitar company has been building Kirk Hammett’s touring and recording guitars since 1987. Among the best known are Kirk’s classic custom shop instruments featuring vintage horror movie poster graphics and the Ouija Board image. Some of these guitars along with other surprises will be on display at the ESP booth. See you there!
Mad Monster is your retro horror resource returning a sense of wonder and creative entertainment to the genre through Mad Monster Magazine, Mad Monster Party conventions and horror happenings throughout the country.
Building a retro horror empire, one monster at a time.
The pre-eminent modern horror make-up FX master, Savini is best known for his pioneering work with director George A Romero in zombie classics such as Dawn of The Dead and Day of The Dead as well as horror epics such as Creepshow and Maniac. Also a writer and director, Savini helped train and teach Greg Nicotero in the art of FX on Day of The Dead, and also runs a make-up FX program at the Douglas Education Center in Monessan, PA.
A modern legend in zombie and horror culture, Nicotero learnt his make-up FX trade under the tutelage of George A Romero and Tom Savani before going on to direct, feature and create the make-up FX for smash-hit TV series The Walking Dead. The most in-demand make-up FX supervisor in Hollywood, Nicotero has worked on titles ranging from Spiderman to Kill Bill 1 & 2. Nicotero’s legend continues to flourish with The Walking Dead currently shooting season 4 in Atlanta.