Horror Celebrities to appear at “ROCK CON” FanFest July 30-August 1

William Finley as the Phantom of the Paradise

PRESS RELEASE:

HORROR ROCK STAR CELEBRITIES will be appearing at “ROCK CON: “WEEKEND OF 100 ROCK STARS” including a “PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE” REUNION!

“Rock Con: Weekend Of 100 Rock Stars” Celebrity FanFest event comes to the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel Conference Center in East Rutherford, NJ on Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 30th – August 1st weekend with theme reunions and guest appearances, including a roster of Rockin’ Horror Stars.

Already scheduled to appear are:

~Gerrit Graham played “Beef” in Brian DePalma’s rock horror musical film “Phantom of the Paradise.” He also composed with Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead.

~William Finley played Winslow Leech – “The Phantom” title character in the rock horror musical film “Phantom of the Paradise.”

~Jonathan Tiersten starred in the cult horror/slasher film “Sleepaway Camp.” His band Jonathan Tiersten & The Ten Tiers.

~Lezlie Deane “killed” Freddie Krueger in the film “Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare.” She is lead singer in West Coast band Scary Cherry & The Bang Bangs.

~Demon Boy is a new recording artist influenced by Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie, and is the star of the upcoming Demon Boy comic book series.

~Eerie Von bassist for Danzig and Samhain, fits in this category for his “Fiend Art” paintings of monsters and horror themes.

~Bobby Steele guitarist for The Misfits and The Undead.

KISS fans will be please to see former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick and Lydia Criss, ex-wife of Peter Criss, who wrote the book “Sealed With A KISS.”

Fans attending “ROCK CON” will be able to talk directly to, obtain signed autographs and meet some of their favorite rock and media personalities on common ground. The eventsis ghost-hosted by “Cryptmaster Chiller Chucky” of the National Horror Happenings newsletter.

Many very special music guests of honor are already confirmed, including current and former members of such rock bands as:  Suicidal Tendencies, The Hollies (2010 Rock HOF inductees), The Cars, The Animals (1994 Rock HOF Inductees), Porno for Pyros, The GoGos, The Archies, Vanilla Fudge, The Yardbirds (1992 Rock HOF Inductees), Jefferson Airplane/Starship, The Smithereens, Human Beinz, The Rascals (1997 Rock HOF Inductees), Nazz, Tuff Darts, The Stories, The Bay City Rollers, Spanky & Our Gang, Village People, Utopia & many others.

Other notable names include legendary rock & blues guitarist Johnny Winter, Dale Bozzio of Missing Persons, actress/singer/personality Rockabilly personality Robert Gordon, Dr. Demento favorite Tom T-Bone Stankus. Also, expect to see radio and TV music personalities like rock & roll TV DJ Clay Cole, the only host to have both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones on the same broadcast.

A complete list of all special guests appearing can be found at http://www.nationalrockcon.com/Artists.htm. Tickets starting at $20 are now on sale online. For info, write rock@nationalrockcon.com or call 203-795-4737. www.NationalRockCon.com

What: “ROCK CON:Weekend of 100 Rock Stars”

Where: Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center, East Rutherford, NJ (special ROCK CON convention rate only $109 before July 1)

When: Friday July 30th 2010: 6pm -11pm (optional 5pm V.I.P. Early-Bird admission available), Saturday July 31st 2010: 1pm-10pm (optional NOON V.I.P. Early-Bird admission available), Sunday August 1st 2010: 1pm – 9pm (optional NOON V.I.P. Early-Bird admission available)

Vendor Rooms and Guests Rooms close at 9pm Friday, 7pm on Saturday and Sunday

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