Rock & Shock is Almost Here

The 11th Rock & Shock is less than two weeks away and the organizers have brought horror fans another great line-up this year. Some names fans will recognize celebrities such as Tom Savini, Brad Dourif, Roddy Piper, Derek Mears, and Sid Haig. There are also new ones to the convention such as Sharknado and American Pie star Tara Reid and Jeffrey Combs (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Enterprise)

Celebrities who had to cancel their appearances last year are back on the guest list for this year and they are Andrew Divoff (Wishmaster) and John Ratzenberger ( Cheers and the Toy Story movies).

Check out the guest list here.

Once again, there will be authors, publishers, and bookstores at the convention. Authors include Bram Stoker award-winner L.L Soares, Joe Knetter, Stacey Longo, Tim J. Finn, and Bracken MacLeod. Knetter and Longo will be participating on a writer’s panel at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, with a few other authors. Publishers and bookstores include Fenham Publishing and Books & Boos respectively.

Rock & Shock takes place at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. from Oct. 17th through the 19th.

Pictures from Rock and Shock, Part III

Authors Kristi Petersen Schoonover, T.J. May, and Trisha Wooldridge at Vive Bene. Photo by Jason Harris.

NEHW members Kelli Jones and Matt Bechtel. Photo by Jason Harris.

NEHW members Sarah Gomes, K. Allen Wood, and L.L. Soares. Photo by Jason Harris.

Authors K. Allen Wood, L.L. Soares, and Mike Arruda. Photo by Jason Harris.

Authors K. Allen Wood, L.L. Soares, Mike Arruda, and Tracy Carbone. Photo by Jason Harris.

Author Deb Eskie. Photo by Jason Harris.

NEHW Director of Events Scott Goudsward. Photo by Jason Harris.

The woman on the left is a friend of author Chris Denmead (middle) who is talking to author Scott Goudsward (right). Photo by Jason Harris.

Don’t Ask. Photo by Jason Harris.

Author Trisha Wooldridge taking a trip back in time. Photo by Jason Harris.

Author T.J. May. Photo by Jason Harris.

NEHW members Trisha Wooldridge and Kristi Petersen Schoonover. Photo by Jason Harris.

Ryan Convery, director of Mourning Wood. Photo by Jason Harris.

Actor Sid Haig with NEHW member Stacey Longo. Photo by Jason Harris.