In just four weeks, ROB ZOMBIE’s Great American Nightmare–the ultimate Halloween music and horror event–will open its doors at FEARPlex in Pomona, just outside Los Angeles. Check out a video for a preview of the most exciting and horrifying attractions from Rob Zombie below:
Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will be held every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from October 10th-November 2nd. Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will feature 15 nights of music, culminating with a November 2nd headlining performance by Rob Zombie himself. This bone-chilling experience will combine the most advanced haunted house attractions with a not-to-be-missed music festival from top artists in the realms of hard rock/metal, rock alternative, EDM, and Latin music. Each Thursday night will feature rock alternative music, Fridays EDM, most Saturdays will feature hard rock/metal, and most Sundays will be Latin music focused.
In addition to Rob Zombie, Great American Nightmare music performances will include: 3OH!3, 45 GRAVE, ANDREW W.K., BEWARE OF DARKNESS, BLAZE YA DEAD HOMIE, BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR, BUTCHER BABIES, DIRTYLOUD, DIRTYPHONICS, DJ BL3ND, DOCTOR P, DUANE PETERS, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, EMILIE AUTUMN, EVOL INTENT, FEI-FEI, GHOST TOWN, GOLDFINGER, HEAVYGRINDER, KOTTONMOUTH KINGS, METALACHI, MOD SUN, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, ONE MORE TIME (DAFT PUNK TRIBUTE), OZOMATLI, POWERMAN 5000, REEL BIG FISH, TSOL, TERRAVITA, THE DICKIES, THE USED, THE VANDALS, TWIZTID, WALLPAPER, WILLIAM CONTROL, AND ZOMBOY. One night will also feature pro-wrestling sensations Lucha Libre USA.
The FEARplex for Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will include 150,000 square feet of horror and entertainment and is not geared towards young children or the faint of heart. Patrons should be prepared for maximum scares!
At Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare, patrons will sequentially enter three different attractions, each completely different in look, theme and effects:
Lords Of Salem In Total Black Out: This harrowing attraction–based on Zombie’s 2012 The Lords Of Salem independent horror film–is designed to twist the mind. It will accentuate some senses while limiting others. Fear of the dark, claustrophobia and fear of the unknown will be preyed on as the visitor attempts to traverse this sixty-degree maze.
The Haunted World Of El Superbeasto 3D: Utilizing Chromadepth glasses, this innovative attraction will take the patron right into the middle of the irreverent world of Rob Zombie’s El Superbeasto 2009 animated exploitation musical horror comedy film based on the comic book series of the same name. The attraction’s unique surprise entrance, brilliant colors, sudden chills and startling thrills, and salacious humor will make one scream with fright and laughter.
Haunt Of 1,000 Corpses: This terrifying attraction pays homage to the 10-year anniversary of the exploitation horror film House Of 1,000 Corpses, directed by Rob Zombie. This extreme, traditional haunted house will take visitors on a walking journey through a recreation of the film’s Museum of Monsters & Madmen along with an expanded Murder Ride, confronting notorious serial killers along the way. This high impact, highly detailed attraction will use state of the art animatronics, video effects, costuming, sound, scents and lights.
Fullerton, California’s The Slidebar has partnered with Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare to host the Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare Battle Of The Bands live local music showcase this September and October. Unsigned talent will have a chance to compete for a chance to play the Monster Energy Main Stage on one night of Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare.
To enter the competition, bands should email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 13th, 2013. Each entry should include: Band Name, Genre, Facebook Page, Twitter, Contact Name, and Contact Email. Bands will be chosen from these entries to perform at the weekly battles, each featuring five bands. Also visit the SlideBLOG at SlidebarFullerton.com for more details.
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