STEPHEN MACHT, DUNCAN REGEHR, & MICHAEL REID MACKAY of THE MONSTER SQUAD ADDED TO ROCK AND SHOCK 2015

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The Monster Squad holds a special place in the hearts of many horror fans. Some saw the family friendly fright flick as children and it opened the door to the world of all things scary (and funny). Some saw it for the first time as adults and were taken back to their youth watching Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein and the solo Universal monster movies. Over the years the film has been a bonding source, and there are adults who fell in love with the movie as kids watching with their family and friends who are now showing it to their own children. Since you all are part of our Rock and Shock family, we are thrilled to share these Monster Squad guests with you and hope you can make some new memories revolving around this timeless picture.

Stephen Macht has an instantly recognizable face and has been acting on screen since the sixties, and aside from playing Del in Monster Squad horror fans will know him from Graveyard Shift, Trancers 3-5 and Amityville: It’s About Time. Next we have Duncan Regehr, who is primarily a television actor known for his long stint on Zorro as well as V: The Series and Star Trek, both The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, but it was his turn as Count Dracula in Monster Squad that spawned a whole new generation of vampire fans. Finally, there is Michael Reid MacKay, whose face may not be as instantly recognizable as Mr. Macht’s due to his many roles under makeup appliances, but has played unforgettable characters in Se7en, Sleepwalkers, Insidious: Chapter 3 and of course as The Mummy in Monster Squad.

Please join us in welcoming these fine actors to the Rock and Shock family this October 16-18 at the DCU Center and Worcester Palladium in Worcester, MA!


FELISSA ROSE ADDED TO ROCK AND SHOCK 2015 GUEST LINEUP

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Since we were talking about kind people earlier we just had to mention Felissa Rose, who is one of the nicest guests you could meet at a convention, taking time with her fans and regaling them with stories from her vast horror portfolio which began when she was a mere teenager in the classic film Sleepaway Camp. She returned to the franchise in 2008 for Return to Sleepaway Camp, and has also appeared in films such as Satan’s Playground, Silent Night, Zombie Night and Within These Walls. Felissa has been highly requested by our fans, and we’re very happy to be able to welcome her to Rock and Shock this October!


ROBERT MUKES ADDED TO ROCK AND SHOCK 2015 GUEST LINEUP

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Robert Mukes hit the convention scene fairly recently, but quickly became a fan favorite guest. Even though he is a massive 6’10” tall, word spread among show attendees that the biggest part of him was his heart, as his respect and kindness towards his fans went the extra mile. Humble and thankful for his successes, Robert, of course, is best known for playing Rufus Firefly Jr. in Rob Zombie’s debut film, House of 1000 Corpses, and he has worked steadily since in film and television in projects like Weeds, Justified and Lamb Feed. New England is Rob Zombie country, so we hope you’re as excited for Robert’s appearance this October 16-18 as we are!


JUST ANNOUNCED: BILL MOSELEY ADDED TO ROCK AND SHOCK 2015 GUEST LINEUP

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Friends, for those of you that have been to our show before, do you ever meet a guest that is so kind, fun and absolutely unlike the demented killer they play on screen that you want to meet them again? If you answered in the affirmative, I’d be willing to bet a lot of you were picturing our next guest for this year’s convention, the inimitable Mr. Bill Moseley. Bill has been with us for almost every show, and part of the reason is his humor and genuine appreciation for his fans that line up to greet him year after year. The other part is the legendary status his acting ability has given to characters like Choptop from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 and Otis from House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects. Aside from those maniacs, Bill has played roles from comical (Crazy Max from Adam Green’s series Holliston) to dramatic (Logan in Corbin Bernsen’s film Dead Air) to everything in between, even including musicals (Luigi Largo in Darren Lynn Bousman’s cult classic Repo! The Genetic Opera). Speaking of music, Bill has also pitched his pipes for his bands Cornbugs and SpiderMountain, and Primus even sampled one of Bill’s lines as Choptop for their song “Jerry Was A Racecar Driver.” So, whether you’ve never met him or want to meet him again, Bill has enough handshakes and stories in him for everyone, and we hope you’ll come down and see him this October 16-18.


JUST ANNOUNCED: JOHN AMPLAS & JOHN KASSIR TO ROCK AND SHOCK 2015 GUEST LINEUP

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Rock and Shock family, it’s time for another round of guest announcements!

First we have John Amplas. Currently an acting teacher, John has also directed and acted on the stage, though it was his work with fellow Rock and Shock guest George Romero that cemented his spot in the hearts of horror fans worldwide. Cutting his teeth in 1977 playing the title character in the director’s “is he or isn’t he” vampire film, Martin, Amplas went on to work with Romero several more times in many different roles, both in front of and behind the camera, in films such as Dawn of the Dead, Knightriders, Creepshow and Day of the Dead.

John Kassir was last with us in 2009, and has been one of our most requested guests since. While he has acted on camera, it is his multifaceted medley of voices off camera that has provided John with years of success, supplying the sounds for dozens of characters both in television as well as video games. Of course, he gained iconic status when he created the voice of the Crypt Keeper for the Tales From the Crypt series. Horrifically humorous, Kassir gave the Crypt Keeper a tone immediately memorable from the time the show debuted in 1989 and continued for a decade through the tie-in films and animated series.

Please help us welcome these gentlemen to the show this October 16-18, and keep your eyes on our social media pages for more announcements very soon!