We all know October is a brilliant time for horror. The cold air and pumpkin smell in the air creates the perfect atmosphere for all things scary. Well just 4 days after the release of A Christmas Horror Story and Deathgasm is the glorious date of October 6th. Why so glorious you might ask? The incredible amount of releases on that day is a list too long to even capture all of it. If this trend keeps up for, then the first Tuesday in every October shall be dubbed a day to remember, support, and appreciate Independent Horror and shall be called INDIE HORROR DAY. Here is a preview of everything that we could find coming out on October 6th within the independent horror world.
All Hallows Eve 2
(VOD) A woman finds a VHS tape on her doorstep that shows a series of gruesome tales that could be real. But the true danger is the pumpkin-faced killer that’s using the tape to find his next victim.
Children of the Night
(DVD/Blu-Ray/VOD) A secluded colony of child vampires come under attack from vengeful villagers in this darkly funny horror tale by Argentinean filmmaker Ivan Noel.
(VOD) A young woman becomes trapped in her car after a hitchhiker causes her to have an automobile accident.
Deadrising: Watch Tower
(DVD/Blu-Ray/Digital HD) Based on the videogame created by Capcom. When a mandatory government vaccine fails and a full-scale zombie epidemic ensues, a news reporter and three other survivors are trapped inside a quarantine zone. The team must use everything they can find to fight off the flesh-hungry mob and evade becoming part of the undead horde.
(DVD/VOD) Five friends embark on an epic road trip, but when one friend disappears at a rest stop, their search brings them face to face with a violent biker gang. After a narrow escape from death, their nightmare goes from bad to spine-chilling when they find themselves being stalked in an abandoned town
(BR/DVD)A man teaches a young woman how to become a complete weapon. Later she is approached by a group of sadistic teens who kill blonde women for unknown reasons. The hunting season begins.
Girl Up And Die
(YouTube Series) an original horror anthology series focusing on the experience of being a girl. The episodes will tell familiar tales of female horror in new ways, tackling issues ranging from the gruesome nature of social exclusion to the startling other-dimensional truths behind tampons.
(VOD) It’s All Hallow’s Eve. A trio of costumed misfits with very special dietary requirements seizes a Mexican cantina and force the staff to engage in a late night of gaming, food and libations. The only caveat is what’s on the menu.
(VOD) It’s Halloween day in 1989 and college student Jackie Blue wants to enjoy a quiet birthday in the midst of a chaotic semester at school. Her friend Amber has other ideas and persuades Jackie to come to the annual Monster Mash party on campus after her shift at the local movie theater. As murder plays out on the silver screen during the theater’s Halloween night Horrorthon, Jackie falls under a strange spell, all while a mysterious stranger watches over her every move. As the night unfolds, Jackie slowly unravels and everyone around her is turning up dead. Jackie finds herself helplessly trapped like prey in a spider’s web, and all she can do is try to survive the night!
The Invoking 2
(VOD) Although hundreds of disturbing paranormal events occur every year, most of these chilling encounters go unreported – until now. Bear witness as hapless victims experience the unspeakable terror of confronting demonic forces, murderous poltergeists and other evil entities that are dead set on claiming their souls. Descend into an abyss of waking nightmares as these bloodthirsty, malevolent spirits seek to possess their prey and drag them-kicking and screaming-down to hell
In The Dark
(DVD/VOD) Twisted tales of terror featuring an axe wielding maniac, a sinister matchmaker and sin eating creature from hell.
(VOD) A coming-of-rage story about discovering your true self and overcoming your inner demons to find love in a chaotic world.
(BR/DVD) A rookie cop’s 1st shift in the last night of a closing police station alone turns into a living nightmare. The plot echoes John Carpenter’s ‘Assault on Precinct 13’ but with supernatural twist.
Manson Family Vacation
(VOD) Two brothers tour Charlie Manson murder sites. One is a devoted family man. One is devoted to The Family.
Navy SEALs vs Zombies
(BR/DVD/VOD) A team of highly skilled Navy SEALS find themselves embarking on the battle of their lives when they come face-to-face with the undead. After a deadly outbreak occurs in New Orleans, the SEALS must fight for their lives, and the city, against an army of zombies.
(VOD) Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home where they chase humans up and down stairways and from one room to another.
(BR/DVD)A mysterious man arrives in a small Canadian town seeking his wife, though his presence plunges the community into a bloodbath.
Tremor 5: Bloodlines
(VOD) The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.
Trick R Treat: Days of The Dead
(Graphic Novel) Days of the Dead ventures through the ages for this chilling collection of Halloween-time stories: from old-world lovers whose romance takes a darker turn, to pioneers who discover more than they bargained for out West, to an edgy 1950s Los Angeles tale dripping with horror noir, and straight through the heart of small-town America to teach a couple of a trouble-making pranksters a lesson they’ll never forget. Across the centuries of Halloween horror, wherever fear lies, Sam will be waiting.
We Are Still Here
(BR/DVD/VOD) In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years – and demands a sacrifice.
We Are Indie Horror dubs the first Tuesday in October as INDIE HORROR DAY.Let the celebrations commence.
We know that is a lot to handle for one day but good news is they are available for you whenever you want. Which ones are you going to pick up or view? Do you know of any other releases on October 6th. Let We Are Indie Horror know by commenting below.