Monday, 30 November 2009

Bite & more Transylmania clips

Right, Thanksgiving weekend is done, hopefully things are back to normal with the horror sites out there.

A little true blood season 3 news, from Aussie Grant Bowler is joining the cast. has found two more clips from "Transylmania" here.

A little PC game news... Halocraft are to release a title called "Dragon vs Dracula 4" Some more here, with news that a Dracula shooter game is coming to the PSP.

News of a new webseries here. Bite is due to release its first episode Jan 2010.

Taliesin today has some Scooby Doo and vampires fun to review.

Sunday, 29 November 2009

Hellsing OVA

This is turning into a daily feature. Yet more twilight spoofing! Spotted by Vampire Cafe. has an interview with Bill here.

The Eagletribune carries an interview with vampire expert Dr Thomas Greene here.

A little comic news here... Dracula vs King Arthur!

Hellsing OVA is coming to Animax, news here.

Taliesin today reviews "The little vampire" tv series.

Saturday, 28 November 2009

New Moon : The Puppett Saga

Its thanksgiving weekend, so news is still extremely thin on the ground. However, dread central rides to the rescue with New Moon : The Puppett Saga.

Friday, 27 November 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy thanksgiving, to our American friends! Unfortunately that means most horror sites arent being updated, but i've still got a little news to bring you.

This made me laugh... more boots being put into the horror that is twilight, this time by Vampire Cafe.

Bite Club episode 21 is available to download here. carries an interview with L J Smith, authour of the series here.

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Bloodsucka Jones and We are the Night

I'll start with this tonight. I've had the S.O.P.H.I.E banner at the foot of the blog since i started, if no-one knows what its about, just click on the banner and see.

The Sophie Lancaster foundation has launched a new video. Watch it, and pass the link on. It could have been any of us...

An update from the crew behind "Bloodsucka Jones" now...
David Lewis meets the girl of his dreams who turns out to be a vampire. When her brother and his gang of preppy douchebag vampires set out to kill him he enlists the help of Tony the worst vampire hunter ever. They team up to get in worse trouble than when they started and as all seams lost they are helped by Bloodsucka Jones the long forgotten 70's comic book hero, vampire hunter and all around badass. Along with sexy sidekick Vanessa they train to became the mediocre heroes they were meant to be. Blood, babes, boobs, gore, chicks, vampires, severed heads, bad language, punching, kicking, biting, screaming, and gratuitous everything.....No it's not Shakespeare it's the best damn movie ever!

Foxnews has a piece called "Are vampires real?" here.

This isnt funny. really it isnt. ok it is. A Vampire intervention, reported by the examiner.

Big news of the night... a new trailer for "We are the night" spotted by

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Wannabee and a new Daybreakers trailer

I have nooo idea what to make of this. A new Wii game with... vampire bunnies? Spotted by Vampire Cafe!

Vampire Cafe also spotted this, another new Transylmania clip.

Fearnet has an interview with Steve Niles, director of the next "30 days of Night" film.

Dread Central has another fantastic twilight spoof here.

New film news! Spotted by Dread Central, "Wannabee" is now on sale on DVD.

More big news here at Shocktilyoudrop, who have spotted a new Daybreakers trailer.

There is a nice article called "Twilight, Vampires and Christianity" here.

There is news that "Vampyres", the film from 1974 is to be released on Blu Ray March 30th.

The Independant has a nice piece here as well. "Vampires : from freak to chic"

Taliesin today reviews the book "Bite : A Vampire Handbook" by Kevin Jackson

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Twilight fun and games...

Yesterday was a bit slow, hope tonight brings a few more goodies.

You know, i am starting to like twilight. At least, i am liking the mickey-takes. Vampire Cafe has this gem.

There is an article on "transylmania" here.

Dread Central has an interview with the director of "30 Days of Night : Dark Days" runs with its review of "thirst" here.

Vampire Cafe has some early details of the New Moon DVD here.

Bloody Disgusting has a new Transylmania clip here.

The DVD art for what has been renamed "Vampire Killers" for US release is here at Shocktilyoudrop. This was roundly slated by everyone over in Europe as "lesbian Vampire Killers" of course.

Fearnet spotted this delightful idea... a casket for holding your wine bottles.

Craveonline has a nice article - ten things i hate about twilight here.

Staying on twilight, since there is little else out there at the moment on the news front. The Independant puts the boot in here, well worth a read!

Taliesin today reviews "McCloud meets Dracula" a TV episode from 1977

Monday, 23 November 2009

No Anita Blake movie, and Empire of Night on the way

ok, so this isnt new, but i thought i would start with this tonight. Its got Bugs Bunny and its got vampires, spotted by Gabrielle Faust

Some bad news now... spotted by vampire Cafe. Linda K Hamilton says that an Anita Blake movie is not going to happen here.

And the Twilight comedy keeps coming. Spotted by Taliesin, enjoy!

The Monster Squad 20th anniversary is out on Blu-ray, Fearnet has the details here.

There is a peek at a new vampire MMO game on the way, Empire of Night here.

Taliesin today reviews "The Chose One" a film from 2009 by Theodore Collatos.

Its a vampire book release day, with no less than 6 titles hitting the shelves. Check the blue calendar at the bottom of the blog for details!

Sunday, 22 November 2009

New Moon stuff, Priest news has viewing figures for New Moon's opening weekend.

Dread Central has two reviews of New Moon here.

Dread Central also has a little news from "Priest" - production is finished!

The NewZealand Herald has a nice 3 page article on Dracula and Whitby here.

The Vatican puts the boot into New Moon here. they didnt like it either...

Taliesin today reviews "Loved ones" a 2008 film by Shawn Cain

Saturday, 21 November 2009

Lost Boys 3 casting news...

Quite frankly, weekends are usually plain old rubbish for news. Here's hoping tonight bucks the trend.

Gabrielle Faust has news of a Vampire Ball to be held in Portland, Oregan on the 27th march 2010... the 8th annual event to be held there.

Gabrielle Faust also spotted this... True Blood collectible things!

Dread Central has Lost Boys 3 news and film details. Tanit Phoenix is joining the cast as the leading lady for the film.

The WinnipegFreePress has a nice article called "Sex and the vampire"

The kansas city star has a piece that says "vampire love isnt healthy"

Another twilight spoof here... how it should have ended, spotted on an MTV page here.

The examiner has an interview with Anne Rice here.

Werewolves sexier than vamps? This article thinks so. gets stuck into sparkly vampires here in a good long written piece.

Taliesin today gets stuck into "New Moon"

Friday, 20 November 2009


I like this. Its a Twilight parody a day this week! This one was spotted by the wonderful Vampire Cafe.

Bloody Disgusting has news that more "30 Days of Night" sequels are planned, after a chat with director Steve Niles.

Shocktilyoudrop has news of "Underworld IV", with the writer being named.

The JustJared site has news of the "I Kissed a vampire" webseries... its now on youtube, to be precise.

Bite Club #20 is available to download here.

CNN has a piece called "The changing face of Vampires, from Dracula to Edward"

Vampire Cafe has a nice bundle of Vampire Diaries stuff around episode 10 here, and an even bigger collection of New Moon stuff here.

Dread Central has the predictable news that New Moon is breaking records. If anyone bothered to listen to the several reviews i have seen or heard on the film, i doubt those figures would let it break even, let alone break records. Read Bloody Disgusting's review from yesterday if you dont believe me.

Oh now this is a real gem. Dread Central spotted this... an advert for Vampax.

The VictoriaAdvocate has a piece on the evolution of vampires here.

Cinematical has a nice piece called "What makes a real vampire?"

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Nightfall & Lots more

Starting with some True Blood news tonight... Gabrielle Faust's Examiner page has some details from Eric saying, shockingly... Season III will have lots of nudity.

Another Twilight gem is here, spotted by Taliesin.

Vampchix blog tonight has the November Vampire Book releases.

Scifiwire has a feature on upcoming vampire film "Priest" here.

Vampire Cafe has a couple of interviews from "the lair" season III.

Vampires get everywhere. Onto the Simpson soon, it appears. Daniel Radcliffe is lined up to be a little yellow vampire...

Bloody Disgusting spotted the UK poster for Daybreakers here.

New Film news! Spotted by Vampire Cafe, Nightfall is going to be adapted from Scott O. Brown and Ferran Xalabarder’s original graphic novel.

Bloody Disgusting has its review of "New Moon" here.

Bloody Disgusting also has two new stills from "daybreakers" here.

There is a nice article called "Lure of the vampire" here

411mania has its best vampires and werewolves in horror here.

Taliesin today reviews "Child of a dead god", a book from 2008 by Barb and JC Hendee.

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Daybreakers TV spot & Lolvamps!

Suburban Vampire spotted this gem. Enjoy!

Vampire Cafe spotted news of a Vampire Ball, to be held in London, Nov 26-28. The official website and forum are here.

This deserves a mention, and i really hope it does as well as it deserves to. Lolvamps!

Vampire Cafe spotted this - The ten worst vamps in film history.

Vampire Cafe also spotted this... a tv spot for Daybreakers

Shocktilyoudrop spotted this bit of news from "Vamps" - the director is after Michelle Pfeiffer for a role.

Nicole Hadaway has a feature on Rhiannon Frater's new vampire novel‏ The Tale of the Vampire Bride here.

Taliesin today has unearthed a vampire pizza ad!

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Higanjima details...

True Blood Q&A sessions first tonight, spotted by Vampire Cafe.

Two new Vampire Diaries clips have appeared, from episode 10.

Vampire Cafe spotted this - Higanjima, which will be released Jan 9th 2010 in Japan.

There is a piece on the vampire community in Atlanta here.

Twilight silliness now, spotted by Dread Central. Twilight barbie dolls anyone?

Vampire Mania - its all about sex, according to metronews. Fox news has a similar article here.

Taliesin today reviews "Scarlet Moon"

Monday, 16 November 2009

Fright Night remake news & Buffy webseries & Patient X

This first tonight... Thanks to Gabriel who spotted this over at Shocktilyoudrop. Details of the Fright Night remake are here.

Vampire Cafe has news of a week long vampire Diaries marathon here.

Fearnet tonight has a set report from "Stake Land"

Big news of the night... news of a new Buffy web series spotted by scifiwire.

Bloody Disgusting has news of "Patient X" including pics, poster and trailer.

Vampire Cafe has a collection of 4 True Blood interviews here.

Today is of course "New Moon" premiere day. Dread Central has a special feature here.

News of a new film from The Whitby Gazette. "Christian" is being shot entirely in Dracula's town.

News of a new book here. "The Serial killer and Vampire Guardian Angel Diaries" by Lia Scott Price.

There is news of a possible fifth twilight book here.

Taliesin today leafs through "Pinnochio : Vampire Slayer"

Sunday, 15 November 2009

The Bleeding first review, and posters

Christmas approaches... Vampire Cafe has been good enough to post some nice vampy xmas shopping places here. has a video interview with Charlaine Harris here.

Rumours that Vampire Diaries is about to take a month or two off over the xmas period are here.

Horror has unearthed the poster for the remake of "Let Me In"

Vampire Cafe has the two posters for "Lost Boys 3 : The Thirst"

BloodyDisgusting has a report and review from the premiere of "The Bleeding"

Taliesin today reviews "Guru - the mad monk"

New Moon snippets

Weekends are normally quiet, hopefully there will be a few interesting snippets though.

Gabrielle Faust has done a nice piece on Vampires going green here.

Vampire Cafe spotted some Vampire Diaries casting news here, and a couple of interviews with people from the New Moon set here.

Sticking with new Moon, dread central has an uncensored interview with some of the cast here.

The LA Times has a piece called "on the trail of vampires" here.

The LA Times also has a report on Stephanie meyer's appearance on Oprah here.

Taliesin today reviews Tsui Hark's "Vampire Hunters" from 2002.

Friday, 13 November 2009

Being Human Season II news

ok, it was a big news night last night, lets see if we can match it.

This is an interesting site, with some nice thoughts on some vampire TV series.

Vampire Cafe has a review of Gena Showalter's "The Vampires Bride"

Bloody Disgusting has a little news from behind the scenes of "Castlevania", and some directorial shuffling.

"Being Human" news now, and an interview with the director shooting Season 2.

Taliesin today gets stuck into "Blood : The Last vampire"

Mangalife has a review of "Vampire Knight v8"

The Gastongazette has a nice piece on vampires here.

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Fright Night remake & Criminal Minds goes vamp

Lets start with this tonight... yes, xmas is coming. The london Vampyre Group is to hold its xmas party on the 28th November.

The London Vampyre Group Christmas Party: Silent Night – Rest In Pieces
Saturday 28th November @ Penderels Oak Cellar Bar, High Holborn, London
For more information and tickets visit

Suburban Vampire has news of the Award winning films from The Vampire Film Festival.

Big news from the night is from Bloody Disgusting - The rumoured Fright Night remake is back on.

Vampire Cafe has interviews with Sam & Lafayette from True Blood here, and an interview with Bill here.

The Bite Club#19 podcast is available to download here.

fangoria has some more pics from "dead cert" here.

Filmshaft has published its top ten vampire films here.

News from MTV that tonight's "Criminal Minds" episode has Gavin Rossdale starring as a vampire.

Vampire Cafe also spotted this piece on Vampire Myths

Couldnt let this pass without sharing the horror with you all. Volvo are running Twilight adverts with their new car in them.

A friend (thanks Brittany) also passed this site on, for all you twilight & volvo fans. has a little casting news for upcoming Vampire Diaries episodes here.

There is more on the launch of "City of Eternals", a mass player game for Facebook here.

News of another game being launched is here... Fantasy Warrior : Good and Evil

and finally... taliesin today reviews "vampire party", a film from 2008 by Directors: Stephen Cafiero & Vincent Lobelle.

Wednesday, 11 November 2009


Starting with this tonight, courtesy of Gabrielle Faust's site Eternal vigilance. The theme for next year's vampire masquerade ball in New Orleans has been announced.

Vampire Cafe spotted another new "new Moon" clip below.

Fearnet runs with a piece on the many vampire shows nominated for the Peoples Choice Awards.

BloodyDisgusting has a new clip from "Transylmania" which is released December 5th.

Bloodydisgusting also has a feature on the recent "New Moon" press conference here.

New Film News!! Shocktilyoudrop has spotted "Maidenhead" and has the trailer and poster.

Bowen (best known for his performances in The Signal and most recently Ti West's The House Of The Devil) plays Martin, an awkward yet dutiful son that's taking care of his bed confined father played by Parks. Oh... did we mention dad's a vampire and needs to drink virgin blood?

Tigerweekly has news of a Dracula compendium, by John Edgar Browning. The book is called "Dracula: The Sourcebook, A Guide to Film and Television, Comic Books and Video Gaming." The book is to be published in 2010 by McFarland, according to an article released by the LSU Website.

News of a new vampire game next. "City of Eternals" is coming.

Twilighters Anonymous has news of 2 more vampire baseball events here.

A sale i should mention, for those of you in the UK. currently has a sale on all its vampire and dracula film posters.

Taliesin today reviews "Haunting Desires" by Fred Olen Ray

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Blood : A Butchers Tale & Fangforce

Well yesterday was quiet... lets see if tonight is any better.

Starting with this, from The people's Choice Awards are coming, and theres a chance True Blood is going to win, but it needs your vote!

Vampire Cafe has news of a new vampire book "The Wolf House" by Mary Borsellino.

Dread Central has news of a new kids tv series, "Fang Force"... with 26 30minute episodes on the way.

New Film news! Bloody Disgusting has news of "Blood : A Butchers Tale"
"Blood: a Butchers Tale, is the harrowing tale of Sam, a simple butcher who discovers that the love of his life, Darcy, is being seduced by a vampire.

As he investigates further, Sam realizes that his destiny is to become the destroyer of this blood thirsty race. Sam begins a killing spree with the slaughter of his beloved wife, then her blood addicted lover.

Sam then makes it his duty to systematically destroy the remainder of the clan, until he hesitates about killing Lily (Campbell), the last of her race. Helplessly he falls in love with Lily and learns to respect her desire to be normal.

Eventually Sam must battle with the possibility of repopulating the planet, with the exact race he set out to destroy.

The Trailer is here
The official website is here.

Spotted this on the bestofblogs site...

A little legal news... Summit entertainment are wielding the lawyers in an attempt to stop the "Beckett Teen Sensations" mag from being published.

Taliesin today reviews "The Lair : Season II"

The Count....

Monday night news time!

Vampire Cafe has a piece that includes mentions of a few obscure vampire productions here.

A piece from Dread Central here, some clips for the upcoming Vampire Diaries episode.

Its the 40th birthday of one of the worlds most famous vampires... The Count! Google is celebrating Sesame street with some logo's...

There is news of a new book "Vampires of Hollywood" written by Adrienne Barbeau, the star of such B-movies as "Swamp Thing," "The Fog" and "Escape from New York"

Taliesin today reviews "Wolvesbayne", a 2009 film by Griff Furst.

Sunday, 8 November 2009

Versatile Vampire & True Blood Interviews

Sundays are usually quiet days, but heres what weve got tonight.

Vampire Cafe has a small collection of True Blood related interviews here.

Taliesin reviews "Tomb of the Werewolf" from 2004.

News of a new graphic novel here - "Versatile Vampire" by Yu Yanshu.

There is a nice feature on "How to catch and keep a vampire" here, a book from Diana Laurence. has a nice piece called "sex, blood and vampires" here.

blog news... i've removed the UK Vampires on TV calendar from the foot of the blog... if anyone wants it back, let me know.

Lost boys 4!

Starting with a bit more "Stake Land" news tonight... dread central has a couple more stills here.

Vampire Cafe has some New Moon clips and behind-the-scenes footage here.

Dread central has a first set picture from "let me in" here.

Big news of the night... Lost Boys 4!

There is news of a new book titled "Dracula is Dead", which looks at Romania here.

There is a feature on vampire web series "Dead and Lonely" here.

Taliesin today reviews "Changeling - Dark Moon", a book by Steve Feasey.

Friday, 6 November 2009

30 days of night sequel pics

Well last night was a good one, i think we will struggle to match that! here we go...

Dread Central has been on the set of the "30 Days of Night : Dark Days" film, and has a few pics.

MTV is having a vampire month, and they kick off with a review of "let the right one in"

Dread Central has news on the New Moon musical score and news that Twilight will be hitting TV screens on Jan 23rd, 2010.

Shocktilyoudrop has unearthed a tv spot for "transylmania"

The Den of Geek has a nice piece on a spanish version of Dracula here.

The Australian Couriermail has a nice piece on vampires in general here.

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Bloodrayne III, Vamps & Blood Reds

ok, this looks like being a good night of news, so lets crack on with it.

The people at Vampire Cafe have been busy today. Firstly, they have unearthed interviews with Anna Paquin and Charlaine Harris from true blood here. has art, stills and a synopsis for the upcoming "Stake Land". Dread Central tops that with a teaser trailer!

More from vampire Cafe... Bloodrayne 3 is on the way! and not the wild west mess of bloodrayne II, no this is back to bloodrayne killing nazis... and Christina Lokken returns.

Io9 has a piece on Nightlight, the Twilight spoof.

MTV has a feature on its vampire series Valemont here.

Bloody has some new film news... "Vamps". The film will be a modern-day tale of two young female vampires living the good life in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardise their immortality. Heckerling is best known for directing Clueless and Fast Times at Ridgemont Hight. Krysten Ritter (Confessions Of A Shopaholic) is on board as one of the female leads with additional casting underway. Production is set to start in March 2010 with Red Hour Films, Lucky Monkey Pictures partner Lauren Versel and Molly Hassell producing.

And more film news! "Blood Reds". "During 1920 in the frozen wilderness of Siberia, British and American Marines fight alongside the white Cossacks, during the Russian revolution. After a murderous attack by Russian plans the army retreats to a war torn village church where they are hunted down and discovered by an enemy patrol.

As the blood of hundreds of dead soldiers seeps into the snow after a vicious battle, the survivors learn to their horror that the church was the ancient burial ground of a mighty warlord vampire who awakens once aga
in to rampage with his army of the undead!"

Dread Central has news of a New Moon Tour here, and has found new Eclipse artwork here.

and finally... Taliesin today reviews "The Twilight Zone - Red Snow"

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

We are the night... and Twilight Underpants!

Some comedy to start tonight... Suburban Vampire unearthed this gem.

Bloody Disgusting has news of a german vampire series here... "We are the night"

Episode 18 of Bite Club is available for download here.

Dread Central has two new Vampire Diaries clips here, and a new TV spot for New Moon here.

A little fun in the halloween spirit... dress the vampire lady.

Ahh, some twilight nonsense... it has been so long. Twipanties, anyone?

MTV has news of a new book, "Vampire Taxonomy" here.

News of a Korean / japanese vampire film here... "Higanjima". Thanks for Taliesin bringing this to my attention, there is a trailer here.

Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Dead Cert pics & True Blood season III spoilers

Ok, its blog time. First tonight, i'll give a shout to The Bram Stoker Film Festival, which is scheduled for 14-17th October 2010. has some spoilers for season III here. has a piece worth reading - "The Vampire as Moral Compass"

Bloody Disgusting has some (7) pics from upcoming vampire film "Dead Cert" here.

Dread Central has a New Moon featurette here - meet the volturri.

Kat Von D talks about her role in "The Bleeding" here at Dread Central.

Dread Central also has a little casting news for "let me in" here

Newsarama today has a piece on "the Federal Zombie and Vampire Agency" including a 16 page preview here.

Some PC Game news here - Vampire Hunters

The News Scotsman site has a nice piece on vampires here.

Taliesin today reviews "The Flemish Vampire" from 2006

A little UK film news - Leeds film festival is to show "Sodium babies" and "Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl" .

The Eternal

ok, lets see if we can do a little better than last night's measly news.

Vampire Cafe has a feature on "Live Evil" here. has news that "Let Me In" production is underway, a remake of the wonderful swedish film "Let the right one in"

Ah, this is more like it! New film news! BloodyDisgusting has news and trailer of "Eternal". The official website is here.

This isnt for the squeamish... Dracula Therapy to keep you forever young... or at least buy you a couple of years.

The LA Times has a piece on Summit Entertainment, the studio behind Twilight.

Taliesin today reviews "Wierd Vampire tales" a compilation from 1992.

Sunday, 1 November 2009

New Moon footage...

A Slow night on the news front, but heres what we've got.

Dread Central has some "New Moon" footage from MTV here, and footage of Bella's birthday here.

News of a new comic featuring Vlad the Impaler is here.

Everlost and Taliesin on the radio, whatever next? We did a report from the Bram Stoker Film Festival for Zombie Astronaut's Frequency of Fear, listen to the whole show here.

Vampires get everywhere. Even into washing liquid adverts, this was from a 2004 Phillipines ad.

Taliesin today analyses the vampire theme in "Jennifers Body"