Horror-master Rob Zombie is taking the Halloween season up a notch. He is hosting a Great American Nightmare featuring state of the art haunted attractions and some of the world’s high profile metal and EDM acts. The Great American Nightmare will be every Thursday-Sunday between October 10th and November 2nd at the FEARplex (also known as the Fairplex) in Pomona, California.
The event will feature attractions based on Rob Zombie’s movies in an interactive and intense 3-D experience. The attractions are called Lords of Salem Total Blackout, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto 3D and Haunt of 1,000 Corpses and are designed to ignite thrills. There will also be 15 nights of music featuring bands like Andrew WK, BL3ND, Blood On The Dance Floor, Dirtyloud, Dirtyphonics, Doctor P, Emilie Autumn, Evol Intent, Fei-Fei, Goldfinger, Heavygrinder, Kottonmouth Kings, Metalachi, One More Time, Ozomatli, Reel Big Fish, Terravita, The Used, Twiztid, William Control and Zomboy.
More acts are expected to be announced but you can find more information including ticket sales at the Great American Nightmare website. Tickets go on sale on June 29th at low price $30.
UPDATE (7/2): The official list of dates and lineup for each show have been announced featuring artists like Reel Big Fish, Andrew W.K. (who will be busy touring this summer as well), Rob Zombie himself, and special guests TBA soon. The full schedule and lineup can be viewed below:
Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare 2013 Show Lineup
All shows taking place at the FEARplex (Fairplex)
1101 W. McKinley Avenue in Pomona, CA
Oct 10: 3OH!3, Wallpaper
Oct 11: Blood On The Dance Floor, HeavyGrinder
Oct 12: Kottonmouth Kings, Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie
Oct 13: Ozomatli, with special guest
Oct 17: The Used, William Control
Oct 18: DJ Bl3nd, DirtyLoud, One More Time (Daft Punk Tribute)
Oct 19: The Vandals, TSOL, The Dickies, Duane Peters
Oct 20: Pro-wrestling sensations Lucha Libre USA, Metalachi
Oct 24: Emilie Autumn with special guest
Oct 25: Doctor P, Zomboy, Terravita, Evol Intent
Oct 26: Motionless In White, Butcher Babies, Ghost Town
Oct 27: Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger, with special guest
Oct 31: Andrew W.K., Mod Sun, Beware Of Darkness
Nov 01: MAJOR EDM HEADLINER to be announced on September 25th, Dirtyphonics, Fei-Fei
Nov 02: Rob Zombie, Eagles Of Death Metal, Powerman 5000, 45 Grave