Saturday, 31 October 2009

Vampire Diaries clips....

Well, its here... happy halloween everyone!

Vampire Cafe spotted this... "The A-Z of Vampires" in a UK newspaper website.

Vampire Cafe also spotted these two clips from the next episode of Vampire Diaries.

MTV has the five greatest comic book vampires here.

Sean Lennon has done the music for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead... details are here.

News of a new novel by Sarah Jane Stratford is here - The Midnight Guardian.

Taliesin today reviews "Scary Godmother - halloween spectacular" from 2003

Friday, 30 October 2009

The Mortal Instruments to be a film...

Starting with some New Moon info tonight, spotted by Deaana at Vampire Cafe... details of the soundtrack for the film are here.

Big news of the night... the book series "The Mortal Instruments" by Cassandra Clare has been picked up by a film studio.

Bloody Disgusting has unearthed a clip from upcoming vampire film "transylmania" has a piece on Dracula's castle and Romania for the vampire tourist here

News that the mighty Sir Christopher Lee has been knighted here. Well done that man!

There is a nice piece on Dracula featuring in comics here.

Taliesin today reviews "trick R Treat", a film from 2008

Being Human Being Americanized

Lets see if we can follow up yesterdays big news day with some more good stuff tonight.

Suburban vampire has an interview with Annalee Autumn, the woman behind the film "blood bound". The Blood Bound trailer is below.

Vampire Cafe has a big updated on "Live Evil" here, including release dates and a new trailer.

Vampire Cafe has a round up of Vampire Diaries links here.

News of a new Vampire RPG game here - The Real World Bites.

USA Today has a piece on vampire books for adults and kids here.

BIG news here. Being Human, is a BBC series that has gone down a storm in the USA - now an americanised version is on the way, according to Scifiwire. My missus says "friends with fangs"... it just may be like that.

Dread Central has a couple of clips from the upcoming Vampire Diaries episode.

Dread Central also has a small bundle of Twilight, new Moon and Eclipse news here.

Dracula : path of the dragon is a computer puzzle on the way to the iPhone... details & trailer here.

The BBC's film critic mark Kermode talks vampires here.

USA Today has a piece called "how vampires rose from myth to modern obsession"

MTV has more on "Pinoccio : vampire Slayer" here.

SFGate has an interesting piece... "how to make love like a vampire"

and finally tonight...Taliesin today posts his thoughts on "Stan Helsing"

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Beyond the Rave limited edition from Hammer & much more

Now this is better, its been quiet for far too long on the news front! Get stuck in folks, lots to see below.

Vampire Cafe stuff first tonight. Ten VampireVacations is the piece, well worth a read for planning your hols!

The Cafe also has a bundle of Twilight bits and pieces around New Moon and the actors.

Vampire Cafe also has some news regarding True Blood Season III, and some of the roles that are to be filled.

Bloody Disgusting has news that "Dead Cert" has begun filming. Moviehouse Entertainment announced a new title for sale at next month's American Film Market. Starring Craig Fairbrass (White Noise 2) and Billy Murray (Doghouse), director Steve Lawson's Dead Cert, which follows a gang of tough London gangsters get more than they bargained for when a group of businessmen make an offer to buy their club, the Inferno. They turn out to be nothing less than Vampires wanting their land back and turn viciously on the gangsters when their demands are not met.

Bloody Disgusting also has some more footage of "New Moon" via Spike TV

Dread Central has news that "Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency" got off to a great start, selling out to distributors with its first issue.

This is undoubtedly the big news of the night. "Beyond the Rave" was a 2008 Hammer production, and they have released a limited edition on region 2 dvd. Full details are here at dread central.

Dread Central also has two new posters for New Moon here.

When did Dracula become a member of the Wussferatu? find out here.

A bit of blog news... the Vampire Vineyards site has been relaunched as a vampire community site, and Vampire News is happy to contribute. Head over to and check out the forum, store, videos and lots of other cool stuff.

ok, adults only bit here... kids, keep away! Vampires get Everywhere, as Taliesin likes to say...

And now this. A vampire pint of Guiness, sheer genius!

13 Days of Fright is worth a read... battle of the vampires, the sparklie ones or the badasses!

and finally... taliesin today reviews "The Creeps" from 1997

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Dead and Lonely first episode

Dead and Lonely news first tonight... Fangoria has some exclusive pics here, and Shocktilyoudrop has a look at the first episode here.

CNN has an interview with the mighty Sir Christopher Lee, where the actor talks about modern horror films.

Shocktilyoudrop has some news on "Lost Boys 3 : The Bite"

Shocktilyoudrop also has a piece with Alan Ball, who drops hints about the third season of True Blood.

Penn State university has a piece on Vampire mania here that is worth a read.

ok, not sure this is strictly news, but since theres not much else about today... Ian Holyoak has done a vampire photoshoot here.

Taliesin today posts his thoughts on the upcoming Depp/Burton Dark Shadows project, via Vampchix Blog.

Monday, 26 October 2009

Stephen King's American Vampires

hm... looks like being another slow day, but here's what i can offer.

Vampire Cafe spotted an interview with True Blood's Eric here.

Bloody Disgusting has more on the web series "Dead and Lonely" here.

Bloody Disgusting also has a new still from Daybreakers here.

Dread Central has news that Stephen King is turning his hand toward a graphic novel called "American vampires"

News of a new Vampire course at VCU - Vampires from Dracula to Twilight

MTV has an interview with vampire graphic novelist Tony Lee here.

Twilight silliness here... as Edward Cullen is voted as the greatest ever vampire. Well done, twitards... have you actually ever watched any of the hammer dracula films?

Taliesin today posts his thoughts on "The Vampires Assistant"

Sunday, 25 October 2009

Anne Rice's thoughts...

A book trailer to kick things off tonight... The excellent Eternal Vigilance books by Gabrielle Faust now have trailers here.

Vampire Cafe today has a piece from Anne Rice, where the author talks about twilight, true Blood and other things.

Dread Central has another New Moon TV advert here.

The LA Times has a piece on "The Vampire Archive", a compilation put together by Otto Penzler.

The synopsis and a couple of photos from episode 9 of vampire diaries are here.

Saturday, 24 October 2009

Vampires Assistant reviews & Eclipse artwork

"The Vampires Assistant" was released earlier this wee. Vampire Cafe has a compilation of seven reviews here.

The Cafe also has a couple of new clips of Vampire Diaries here.

The providence journal has a piece called "Today's vampires are in a different vein", and has a piece on the current vampire mania.

Dread Central has some Eclipse artwork and news here.

The Washington times has a piece on classic vampire films here.

Taliesin today reviews "Morgana" a 2001 film by Ellen Cabot

Friday, 23 October 2009

Dead and Lonely

A short update tonight, apologies for that but my PC appears to be unable to last 10 minutes without freezing at the moment.

Fangoria has the first review i have seen of "Stan Helsing"

Vampire Cafe spotted a review of "The Vampires Assistant" here.

Reelzchannel has another New Moon scene here

Alison has been in touch, from "Dead and Lonely" a new webseries. Starring Justin Rice (Mutual Appreciation, Alexander The Last) and Paige Stark, DEAD & LONELY brings the classic vampire love story to the modern Internet dating age. Pics and clips from the series are here.

Got a mugshot? turn yourself into a vampire here, courtesy of

The top 20 hottest male vamps and what makes them so hot - here at

Thursday, 22 October 2009

30 Days of Night sequel confirmed, Stan Helsing clips

Looks like there could be some good stuff tonight, glancing through things earlier... so here we go.

Competition first... Gabrielle Faust has teamed up with, a steampunk/goth shop with $50 of shopping up for grabs!

Gabrielle also spotted a couple of other things of interest. First is a new TV advert for "The Vampire's Assistant"

Second, is a gallery of Blood Ties vampire Kyle Schmid

The first clips from "Stan Helsing" are out... spotted these, and has 5 clips to view.

BloodyDisgusting also has the official announcement that the 30 Days of Night : Dark Days film is
on the way, with production under way in Vancouver. Dread Central has more, with news of a possible trilogy, more casting news and an interview with the director Steve Niles here.

Dread Central has good news for Vampire Diaries fans... the original planned 9 episodes has been extended to a full season of 22, and there are still and synopsis for episodes 7&8 here.

Computer game news... a trilogy of Dracula games is being released in time for Halloween by Iceberg Interactive.

News of a new Dracula ballet to be performed in Trenton, USA is here.

Reelmovienews has a new short clip from New Moon... Edward Cullen brawling with Volturi.

Taliesin today reviews the book "Mina : the dracula story continues"

A little bit of blog news... i've added "Night's Kiss" Radio station over there >>>
as an embedded player if anyone wants to listen... has some cracking music playing.

I've also added a page from Suburban Vampire for upcoming Vampire Movie releases, giving year and month. As soon as an exact date is confirmed, it will be on the vampire release date calendar at the foot of the blog of course.

Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Stake land details

Starting with this tonight... has a piece on vampire hunters.

Bite Club #16 is available for download here.

Shocktilyoudrop has the full synopsis for "Stake Land"

Vampire Cafe spotted an interview with Karl Urban who is to star in "Priest"

Dread Central has news of an iPhone application being released based on "The Vampires Assistant" called iFreak

Entertainment weekly has a behind-the-scenes pic from Vampire Diaries here.

The ChuckRoss blog has a nice peice on why women love vampires.

Taliesin today does a review of the fabulously titled "Bachelor party in the bungalow of the damned"

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Vinny Jones battles vampires!

Ok, here we are back from the festival. Out of the 21 films we saw over the 4 days, 7 were vampire films, and all were at least average, with many of them falling into the good category. Taliesin will be doing his report here, and there may well be a podcast at some point.

Lets start here tonight... i'll try and go back a few days and put anything major in the update.

The Daily Snark has the cover for Chloe Neill's new book, "Some Girls Bite" here.

The folks behind the new vampire musical "I kissed a vampire" got in contact, with a press release and a trailer available... thanks Becky!

Vampire Cafe has a bunch of updates for "Vampire Diaries" here.

Bloody Disgusting has a rumour that John Carpenter is to be involved in "Fangland", featuring a modern day Dracula who happens to be a Romanian arms dealer.

Film news! "The Bleeding" is on the way, starring Vinnie Jones. Dread Central has the details, with poster and trailer.

Vampire Cafe spotted this... Charlaine Harris talks about the later Sookie Stackhouse books and other projects.

Shocktilyoudrop has casting news for the "30 days of Night" sequel here.

Another brilliant piece of detective work from Deaana over at Vampire Cafe. "Byzantium", another new film on the way, is an adaptation of Moira Buffini's "A Vampire Story"

Mary-Kate Olsen was apparantly planning a vampire show called "Blue Bloods", although this has now been canned - spotted by Vampire Cafe once again.

The Bite Club podcast #15 is now available here.

There is more on MTV's vampire series "Valemont" here.

Fangoria has spotted first pics from upcoming vampire flick "Dead Cert" here. Like "The Last Sect", it looks as though the blokes maybe be zombie-like vamps, and the women something slightly more pleasant to look at.

Bloody Disgusting has some new footage from "New Moon" here.

More film news - "Monster Squad" - not a remake of the original Monster Squad film, but a retitling of Nightcrawlers. Read the details and the naming of the director here.

Shameless marketing time... HBO has launched a True blood jewellry range.

There is a review of Synetic Theatre's Draula here.

Google news has a piece on the current vampire boom here.

There is a feature on Hammer Horror here at

The Scream awards handed out an award or two to Twilight and True Blood... details of who won what are here.

Finally tonight... Nicole Hadaway has a competition going for three Michelle Hauf books... a great prize, so head over to Nicole's site!

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Bloody Kiss vampire manga

This is the last blog update for a few days... early tomorrow morning i am heading off to the Bram Stoker Film Festival with Taliesin for lots of Vampire and associated monster fun. Next blog will be tuesday, unless i see anything major that simply cant wait to be revealed.

So... on with the news.

Vampire Cafe has its review of Dacre Stoker's "Dracula : The Undead"

The Cafe also spotted this - 30 days of night sequel is coming, and Melissa George is wanted to play Stella Oleson again.

Rueters reports that eGames is ready to release "The Dracula Files" game.

SFGate has a review of "My Dead Body" by Charlie Huston here.

The UK Guardian website has a piece called "The truth about Boys, Girls, Vampires, Zombies and sex" here.

IO9 spotted this - the packaging for the New Moon companion book.

A review of some new Vampire Manga here - Bloody Kiss. There is an online preview of the first chapter here.

Washington Square News has a review of new vampire musical "I kissed a vampire" here.

There is news here that cinema tickets for New Moon are going on sale a whole month before the film premieres in california. has a piece on the vampire subculture in New jersey here.

Taliesin today has a small piece and video on the new release from PC & Kristen Cast, "Tempted"

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Daybreakers Poster, and a couple of obscure vamp films on the way.

Comedy. Pure comedy. Starting here tonight, where he have the "10 scariest females of all time". If i said Bella swan was at no 6...

Vampire Cafe has a True Blood Season III scoop here.

A poster for Daybreakers has appeared, spotted Dreadcentral.

Vampire Cafe has a couple of clips for the next episode (6) of "Vampire Diaries"

Eclipse casting news now... expect lots of this over the next few weeks. Lucy is going to be played by... Kirsten Prout

News here that Hammer Films is moving into the world of publishing.

The old Vampyre versus the new Vampire - which do you prefer? There is a poll running here.

New film news! "Patient X" is a Filipino vamp film featuring Aswangs, or bone eating vampiric monsters as the film calls them... out Oct 28th.

and another! "Donato, king of the vampire drags" details here.

Yesterday was a book release day, with 3 vampire titles hitting the shelves.

Deep Kiss of Winter
Flesh and Fire

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

The Makers Song trilogy to be film?

In addition to the Eternal Vigilance site, Gabreille Faust does some writing for the Examiner... today she has a piece on potential plots for True Blood Season III

Near Dark is coming on Blu-Ray, although with a distint lack of extras by the sounds of it. Spotted by Vampire Cafe, read about it here.

The Cafe has also spotted an early review of "Daybreakers"

Big news of the night, courtest of Vampire Cafe again. It looks like Disney is stepping into the Vampire film market, after buying up website domain names for the trilogy of books from "The Makers Song" by Adrian Phoenix.

Dread Central has some new stuff on "New Moon" here.

A week or so ago there were a bunch of reports that "Dracula's Cellar" had been found. Now the guy that said that, says "oops, maybe not". or something similar, at least.

The Examiner has more on the "New Moon" soundtrack here

Now this is worth a read. has a list of in-development stuff for american TV involving vampires... some of it seems quite strange, even for american TV so i wouldnt be surprised if any or all of these got canned before seeing the light of day.

The "I Kissed a Vampire" itunes musical featuring vampires (loosely) is out tomorrow. JustJared has a piece here on the musical.

Taliesin today reviews "Fear Itself - the sacrifice" a TV episode from 2008.

Monday, 12 October 2009

Sherwood Horror, and a gift for vampire babies.

Blog time! Starting with something from SciFiWire tonight (via vampireCafe), the 16 hottest vamps on TV.

Halloween is coming, if you hadnt noticed. This was posted a week or two ago on youtube, but its the first i've seen of it... enjoy!

Vampire Cafe spotted this - an interview with the True blood executive director - someone will die in season III!

Vampire Cafe also spotted this tonight. A free Ebook to download - "The Blood that Bonds"

Dread Central spotted this - some new photo's from Eclipse.

Shocktilyoudrop has news of something i came across a while ago... it raised a smile then, it does now. "Sherwood Horror", a modern remake of Robin Hood, where our hero battles vampires. Read details here, and see the first poster.

Any mum's with newborn babies reading this? well, now for only $7 you can get one of these for your little one.

Taliesin today reviews "Daddy's Girl", or "Cravings" as it was released in the US.

Castlevania trailer, and Vampire Killers web series

Looks like being a quiet weekend on the news front, as usual... but heres what we have, starting with Vampire Cafe.

Vampires Uncloaked, from Nosferatu to Twilight... read the article here.

The sixth episode of web series "Vampire Killers" is out. Watch all six and read the background here

The cafe has this gossip on possible casting and production news for "Breaking Dawn", one of what will no doubt be many Twilight sequels.

Dread Central has the trailer and details for upcoming game "Castlevania : Lords of Shadow"

Dread Central also has the video for the new single by Death Cab for Cutie's that is on the New Moon soundtrack here.! my eyes!! *vomit*

ok thats a little extreme, but i just caught my first glimpse of "Stephanie Meyer - the comic", the author of twilight of course. I had heard it was coming, but still...ugh. Spare your eyes and stomach, and dont click here.

Taliesin today does a Vamp or Not on 2003 film, Pulse.

Saturday, 10 October 2009

Dracula : The Undead reading

Lets start with this, tonight. Gabrielle Faust has spotted this - One Night Only! October 28, 2009 at 8PM a dramatic reading with original music of “Dracula The Un-Dead” — The Official Sequel to Bram Stoker’s Novel “Dracula” at Bathurst Street Theatre, Toronto, Canada. Full details are here.

Onto Vampire Cafe goodies. First on the list is the Vampire Diaries Firestarter scene. See how they made it!

Shocktilyoudrop has this, a Q&A session with the Daybreakers directors.

new Mexico Business Weekly has a little news on the shooting of "Let Me In", the remake of "Let the right one in"

Apparantly on american channel ABC, there is a program called "Castle" - it has a halloween episode coming up, called "Vampire Weekend"

Taliesin today reviews "Dark Shadows - The Vampire Curse"

Friday, 9 October 2009

Nightlight, Dead Cert & first peeks at Eclipse

I'll start tonight with a couple of cool competitions that are well worth entering. Gabrielle Faust is offering a $50 voucher for and their steampunk / gothic collection. Details are at Eternal Vigilance.

Also on the competition front, Nicole Hadaway is giving away a copy of "The Pumpkin Seed" by Timothy C Hobbs on her blog... head over there to enter!.

Right, onto the news, and there's some good stuff tonight.

Nightlight. For the first time in 40 years, Harvard Lampoon is doing a parody novel... and Twilight is the victim. Spotted by DreadCentral & Vampire Cafe.

Vampire Cafe has a piece called "Undead Dreamboats". Can you guess what it is about? has a bunch of new photos from "The Vampires Assistant"

"Dead Cert" is a new vampire film on the way. Fangoria has casting news and poster here.

Popsugar rush has part 2 of "Six reasons why you cant live without vampires"

Vampire Cafe today has everything you need to know about the next episode of "The Vampire Diaries", Deaana has unearthed an amazing 15 links to stuff.

Dread Central has a bunch of stills and a clip from "Eclipse", the third of the Twilight series, and a couple of set pics here.

Just to show how popular vampires are right now... the romaniantimes reports that Transylvania and Dracula's castle are the country's two most famous things.

There is a good piece on upcoming book "Incarnadine : The true memoirs of count dracula" here.

"Blood and Water" is a new vampire comic from DC comics, out October 14th

Thursday, 8 October 2009

More bits n pieces

Bite Club podcast #14 is out now... download it here.

MTV has premiered the first single from the New Moon soundtrack. For the UK playable version click here.

Bloody Disgusting has a little bit of "Priest" news... the film release date has been bumped back a month to October 1st 2010.

True Blood Season I finally arrived on mainstream UK TV yesterday (yes, you Americans dont know how lucky you are having season II already finished!) Even one of our "upper class" newspapers was impressed!

Its the Vampire Film Festival in New Orleans very soon... has a piece on the festival here.

The Scottish Herald has a piece on current vampire films here, focusing on "The Vampires Assistant, Twilight and Thirst".

Speaking of Thirst, The Providence Journal has its thoughts on the film here today... twilight on steroids is the conclusion!

For some reason, this has been splashed across the vampire alerts from google... a crocheted vampire necklace.

Taliesin today reviews "Surviving Evil", a film from 2009 by Terence Daw

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Transylmania trailer

Very little to bring you tonight after yesterday's bumper news day... most of the stuff out there is what i put on yesterday's post.... but here is what i have.

Yesterday was a vampire book release day, with 8 titles as far as i am aware.

A Touch of Dead, book release by Charlaine Harris
Caleb, book release by Sarah McCarty
Dragon Moon, book release by Rebecca York
Friday Night Bites, Book release by Chloe Neill
Instinctive, book release by Cathryne Fox
Lucinda Dangerously, book release by Sunny
Seduced by Shadow, book release by Jenna Slade
Shadowlight, book release by Lynn Viehl

Vampire Cafe has a little casting news for "Vampire Diaries" here, with Matt Davis joining the show. has the red band trailer for "Transylmania" today.

Taliesin today reviews "The Munster's Revenge"

Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Vampire Film Festival & lots more...

Right, time for vampire goodies from the interweb.

Starting here tonight... as part of the Scare for A Cure campaign, news of a vampire pub crawl in Austin, Texas is here.

Suburban Vampire has the full schedule for the upcoming Vampire Film Festival in New Orleans, Oct 23-26.

A video has been done by Popsugar Rush, on why vampires are so hot at the moment.

Vampire spoof musical "I Kissed a Vampire" is set to make its debut on itunes. Dread Central has more here.

Vampire Cafe has spotted this... two clips from the upcoming "The Vampires Assistant".

Deaana from the cafe has been in good form today. The Cafe has also spotted two clips from the MTV Vampire Series "Valemont". These look to be US only clips, first one is here, second is here. The Valemont website is here.

One more from the cafe... New Moon is to feature in the next Empire Magazine. has news of a treat for those of you living in New York. Nightmare: Vampires is a haunted house where you walk through an original horror story set in the fictional Museum of Vampyric Artifact. Read the full story here.

Following that, Dread Central has news of The Brides of Dracula descending on New Jersey to feed, and hopefully scare a few people at SPOOKTACULAR 3, OCtober 24th. Full story is here.

The 30 Days of Night sequel gets a mention here at Shocktilyoudrop, looks like shooting may only be 2 weeks away!

Off the websites, and onto the bits'n'pieces from google.

The California Chronicle has a piece today about the hottest vampires in film and TV.

Universal Studious in Orlando, Florida are running Halloween Horror Nights, of course including vampires. has a nice collection of halloween and vampire events taking place around London at the end of the month.

"Where Evils Dare" is a new webcomic from Harker writer Tony Lee, with Stefano Martino. The Youtube trailer is below... Nazi vampires dont sparkle!

This is a fun little piece. has an article called "Why Zombies make better horror movies than vampires"

IO9 has 8 clips from "The Vampires Assistant" and a bunch of new stills here.

The Daily Orange has something worth reading..."New age vampires thirst for love rather than blood"

This isnt the first time this has been done by any means, but its still good when you come across a site like this. Celebuzz has 33 celebrity vampires. (this might be a repost from something a few weeks ago, but the site has certainly changed since then)

Taliesin today reviews "The Night gallery : Death on a barge"

Monday, 5 October 2009

vampire snippetts

Music to start tonight's blog... Suburban Vampire spotted this - Vampire Surprise by Polka Haunt Us.

The Vampire-movies blog has spotted a couple of Salma Hayek stills from the upcoming "The Vampires assistant". Shocktilyoudrop has an interview with John C Reilly from the film here.

The SPIKETV Scream awards are coming on Oct 27th... news that the entire True Blood cast are going to be present here.

Dread Central has come up with 70+ new pics from New Moon here.

Shocktilyoudrop also has news that the Blood:The last vampire anime is coming to Blu-ray

A new Dracula Ballet is coming to New Jersey... details of the Roxey ballet production are here.

Newsarama have a feature on the artists behind the upcoming graphic novel "Harker" here.

Taliesin does a piece on "La Morte Amoureuse"

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl trailer

lets start with this tonight... my two favourite things, halloween and cakes! Spotted by Vampchix Blog... Recipe is here.

The blood splattered trailer for "Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein girl" is here, spotted by Vampire Cafe.

Vampire Cafe also spotted a review of "daybreakers" here, and has some more on upcoming film "Stake Land" here.

Dread Central has a first glimpse of Emily from New Moon here.

Shocktilyoudrop has a piece on Lost Boys 3, and Corey Feldman reuiniting the Frog Boys.

A little naughty news from Florida... The Den of Vampires Fetish Party is coming, read the details here.

TV Fanatic has sneaked a couple of clips of the upcoming Vampire Diaries episode here.

Taliesin today reviews "Loaded Bible", a book from 2008 by Tim Seeley

Saturday, 3 October 2009


Well... the news is pretty much non-existent tonight, it happens at the weekend sometimes.

so... this is what i have got. Cello innovator Gideon Freudmann is going to be performing the Nosferatu (1922) classic sound track. Full story here.

News from the LATimes that the four members of Vampire Diaries that flashed motorists have been let off by a judge.

E!online UK has an interview with Kristen Stewart

The LAWeekly blog has a feature on antique vampire hunting kits.

We have news of a new Dracula ballet to be performed here.

There is more on the Vlad Tepes house found in Hungary here.

A note about the Blood Ties season II release mentioned yesterday... that is season II in the US, in the UK this has been available for quite a while as the second half of season I.

Taliesin today does a review of "Munsters go Home"

Friday, 2 October 2009

Its called "Let Me In" again...

Starting here tonight... Vampire Cafe has an interesting article comparing Buffy to The Vampire Diaries here.

The Cafe today has everything you could want to read about episode of "The Vampire Diaries"

BloodyDisgusting has news of "Let Me In", thankfully a little sense has prevailed and the Fish Head title has been dropped. Full story is here.

Shocktilyoudrop has expanded its gallery for "The Vampires Assistant" here

Taliesin today looks through a few shorts featured in "The Night Gallery"

A little historical news here... a cellar believed to have belonged to a certain Vlad III Tepes has been discovered.

A little blog news... i've done away with the Vamps on Stage calendar for the moment (if anyone uses this, please let me know, it can come back!) and i've added a banner for I have also updated the vampire release date calendar with a ton of books being released this month, thanks to Vampire Romance books who had the information.

Thursday, 1 October 2009

Lots of news!

Scare for a Cure has organised a Vampire Ghost Tour in Austin, Texas... full details here.

Gabrielle Faust has some updates for The Vampire Film Festival, held in New Orleans, oct 23rd

Fangoria has done a review of "In the Blood" by Miranda Luna.

Vampire Cafe has found this article, "Why young women are lapping up vampire stories"

Deaana at Vampire Cafe also found this - "Blood Type - The Search" clips.

Blood Ties season 2 is being released on DVD in the states next week.

More big news here... "The Revenant" looks like it could be a big hit. has the trailer and website link here. also has news of "Fish Head" the oddly named and unnecessary remake of the brilliant "Let the Right One In"

Dread Central has a new "The Vampires Assistant" clip here.

Ah, its been a while since i've had a story about political correctness defeating vampires... but heres one.

Fantasybookcritic does a review of Charlie Huston's "My Dead Body" here.

VIZ Media has picked up the rights for anime "Vampire Knight"

This is a week old, but its the first i've seen of it. Conan o'Brien in the studio re-dubbing "Blood : The last Vampire"

There is a decent article titled "Vampires in Suburbia" here.

And finally... Taliesin does a detailed review of "Count Duckula, season II"