web-NETWORK-banner-WEBHere are the links to the people that make Texas nice and creepy. These blood brothers and sisters have proven themselves to serve the dark side so please show them some respect and buy their wares and visit their haunts. You will be rewarded in the afterlife.

WATCH A MOVIE

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMAS: The best bad-ass movie house on the planet. Home to Terror Tuesdays, Weird Wednesdays and the sci-fi/horror festival, Fantastic Fest. Tons of obscure, dark, quirky horror programming. Plus food and drinks while you watch the blood. WEB • FACEBOOKTWITTERYOUTUBEFLICKRRSS

I LUV VIDEO: Texas’ oldest and largest video store for over 30 years. Classic video store that sells/rents DVDs, VHSs and offers a huge and impressive selection of new, old and rare horror movies. Free beer Tuesdays and daily rental deals. Blood Over Texas’s home video store offering B.O.T. members special deals and where you’ll find our demented movie picks display (Airport location only). Two locations to visit: North and South. WEB • FACEBOOKTWITTERYOUTUBE • GOOGLE+ • BLOG

VULCAN VIDEO: Another classic video store that sells/rents DVDs, VHSs and offers a huge and impressive selection of new, old and rare horror movies. Vulcan specializes in foreign, cult and classic movies. Two locations: North and South. WEB

 

HANGIN’ OUT

CASINO EL CAMINO DOWNTOWN/CASINO SOUTH SIDE: Neighborhood bars for the wicked. Casino El Camino is located downtown on 6th street and has a dark castle design and great jukebox. Massive, award winning burgers you can eat while you watch the often-played horror on the tube. Casino South Side is located off Ben White and offers a great jukebox and drinks in a sexy, dark, upscale lounge atmosphere. No food at this location. CASINO EL CAMINO  • CASINO SOUTH SIDE

ELYSIUM: Live music and dance club. They feature a wide range of acts/music but their heart is in the alternative and goth scene with themed nights such as Haven (the long-running goth night). WEBFACEBOOKTWITTER • GOOGLE+ • YOUTUBE

JACKALOPE/ED’S CUCARACHA: Self-professed dive bar. Velvet paintings, full menu including Lonestar-crusted pizza, and a bonus outside bar, Ed’s Cucaracha. Horror movies often grace the TV’s (especially at Ed’s). WEBFACEBOOK • TWITTER

 

CREEPIN’ AROUND

ALAMO CITY GHOST TOURS: Find the ghostly places in San Antonio. Voted one of the top ghost tours in America. WEBFACEBOOK

HAUNTED ATX HEARSE TOURS AND HEARSE LIMO SERVICE: Haunted tours of Austin and limo service in the ultimate last ride. WEBFACEBOOK • TWITTER

MUSEUM OF THE WEIRD: Kinda says it all right? Also named Lucky Lizard Curios and Gifts, it sells gifts (including horror shirts from Pallbearer Press) and has a museum of curiosities on site.  WEBFACEBOOKTWITTER

SFANTHOR: Austn’s new Sci-Fi and horror shop featuring a History of Horror wax museum. T-shirts (including horror shirts from Pallbearer Press), comics, collectibles and jewelry. Look for the castle on South Congress. FACEBOOK

 

DRESSIN’ TO IMPRESS

THE BAZZAAR: Seasonal costumes, year round sfx makeup and wigs. WEB

FAST CUSTOM SHIRTS: Horror t-shirts and metal cut outs based on horror movies. WEB • FACEBOOK

LUCY IN DISGUISE: Biggest costume and supply shop in Austin. Open year round, they carry a wide variety of sfx makeup and costumes and clothes to rent or buy and is located on South Congress. B.O.T.’s choice pick for all costume wear. WEBFACEBOOK

PALLBEARER PRESS: Horror shirts for the true horror hound, collectibles, horror pillows, records, movies, etc. Buy online or find the shirts at Secret Oktober, Museum of the Weird and Sfanthor.  WEB • FACEBOOK

ROCKIN’ BONES CLOTHING: Custom rock and horror themed clothing. WEB • TWITTER

SECRET OKTOBER: New and vintage clothing/accessories for goth, punk and all the other alternatives. WEBFACEBOOK • TWITTER

 

LISTENING TO THE DARK SIDE 

BLOOD OVER TEXAS RADIO: Our very own monthly podcast featuring our Evil Overlord, Bunny Voodoo and the B.O.T. team. On the podcast you’ll find special guests, celebrity interviews, games, talk about local horror, drunken debauchery and listener challenges in a fun, fast paced variety-show format. Listen on our Podcast page, iTunes and Stitcher. FACEBOOK

DARKEST BEFOR DAWN SHOW ON KOOP: This show on local community radio, KOOP (91.7 on your radio &  online), plays past and present Goth, New Wave, Industrial, EBM, Mid-Wave and Post-punk. DJ V and DJ AsuraSunil keepin’ it dark every Saturday, 6-7 central time. FACEBOOK • LISTEN ONLINE • KOOP WEBSITE

END OF EAR: A great local record store that features a decent horror soundtrack section and sells used DVDs, VHSs, VCRs, record players and other cool records. South 1st, Austin. WEBSITEFACEBOOK

ZOMBIE LIFE PODCAST: A great, local horror podcast that talks about the world of horror, paranormal and conspiracy: games, celebrity interviews, live audience interaction and everything horror. The podcast is done weekly and can be listened to on their webisite, Soundcloud, iTunes and Stitcher WEBSITEFACEBOOKTWITTER

 

PLACES TO BUY CREEPY TREASURES

*Make sure you check our Community pages for Local Artists, Local Tattoo Artists, Local Writers and Local Film info  for complete coolness and infinite knowledge of all things horror in your town.**

BUNNY VOODOO’S NEEDFUL THINGSHorrorific gifts and art for the dark-minded by our very own Evil Overlord, Bunny Voodoo.   FACEBOOK • WEB • ETSY

CORNER SHOPPE: Buy some dead things. WEBYELP

THE CURIOSITEER: Wearable curiosities, oddities and wet specimens (i.e. dead things in jars). ETSY

GUZU GALLERY: One-of-a-kind prints, horror toys and other pop culture items. WEB • FACEBOOK • INSTAGRAM • TWITTER

HAT BOX GHOST DESIGNS: Handmade cocktail hats, facsinators and accessories. ETSY • FACEBOOK • INSTAGRAM

 THE HOPE CHEST: For big and little girls. Custom made life-like dolls and costumes with macabre/CareEvil style. ETSY • FACEBOOK

KITTY KORVETTE PURR-FUME: Austin’s very own vamp mixes custom scents that are sure to wake the devil inside. With names like Trioxin 5 and Wolf’s Bane you’re sure to be the best smelling horror hound in town.  WEB • FACEBOOK

LADY ALCHEMY 13: Art, photography, paintings, coasters, prints, etc. ETSY • FACEBOOK

MIDDLE OF BEYOND: Evil and twisted holiday — and anytime — sweaters & cardigans, home goods, toys and apparel. WEB • FACEBOOK

NIGHTSHADE VAMPIRE BOUTIQUE by Gabrielle Faust: Vampire goodies including jewelry, candles, soaps, books and corsets online by local vampire writer Gabrielle Faust. NIGHTSHADE WEB • GABRIELLE FAUST WEB • FACEBOOK • TWITTER

ODD CITY ENTERTAINMENT: Limited edition, fully-licensed prints/posters.  WEB • FACEBOOK

OUT OF THE PAST COLLECTIBLES: A packed thrift/junk/treasure store where you can find movie posters, toys, comics, magazines, horror models and other collectibles. FACEBOOK

 

CREEPY COOL THINGS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT

RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE: Okay, so they’re not local, they’re from Canada. But they come and creep around Texas, so we give them props. Besides they have amazing content and design and they are true lovers of the horror genre. WEBFACEBOOKTWITTER • YOUTUBE

SINISTER GRIN PRESS: Books that horrify, shock and in general, scare the pants off.  WEB • FACEBOOK

GORE NOIR MAGAZINE: Austin-based horror magazine features plenty of gore, blood, girls, art, music, etc. to feed you horror soul. WEBFACEBOOKTWITTER

HOUSE OF TORMENT: Austin’s best — and award-winning — haunted house keeps Austin creepy during the witching season and host several cool events throughout the year like Zombie Apocalypse Live!, Blackout, Valentine X and more. WEBFACEBOOK • TWITTERINSTAGRAM • YOUTUBE

 

FESTIVALS & CONVENTIONS TO CHECK OUT

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE: Yearly film festival that takes place in October and focuses on writers. Thier Dark Matters category features horror and dark films. Individual screenings also take place throughout the year. WEBFACEBOOKTWITTERYOUTUBEINSTAGRAM • ONSTORY PODCAST

FANTASTIC FEST: One of the biggest fantasy, action, sci-fi, and horror film festivals in the country – right here in Austin. Put on by the bad-asses at The Alamo Drafthouse, the festival is every year in late summer/early fall (usually at the end of Sept.). WEB • TWITTER

MONDO-CON: Celebrating the artists behind posters, original art, vinyl, VHS and toys. Tons of horror artists and their art featured. The festival is put on by The Alamo Drafthouse and runs along with Fantastic FestWEB

OTHER WORLDS AUSTIN: Austin’s one-and-only all sci-fi film festival. You can also find some horror gems hiding in this three-day festival held in December. WEBFACEBOOKTWITTER • GOOGLE+

SOUTH TEXAS HORROR CON: Horror convention in Mc Allen, Texas. Held in the month of October. FACEBOOK

TEXAS FRIGHTMARE WEEKEND: The biggest and longest-running horror convention in Texas. Convention runs every year in the spring (usually the first weekend of May) in Fort Worth. WEBFACEBOOKTWITTERGOOGLE+ • YOUTUBE

 

JOININ’ THE FIENDS: GROUPS AND SOCIETIES 

ASSOCIATION OF THE WICKED, AUSTIN CHAPTER: A nationwide organization that is made up of social outcasts, tattooed and pierced folks with the biggest hearts and best intentions to give back to the community. Charities, benefits and volunteering to serve the less fortunate or those in need. FACEBOOK

AUSTIN FILM SOCIETY: A non-profit organization that empowers the community to make, watch and love film and creative media. Membership-based group for film geeks and appreciators of the art of film. They often screen classic and rare horror movies throughout the year.  WEB • FACEBOOKTWITTERYOUTUBE • LINKEDIN • FLICKR

AUSTIN HORROR SOCIETY: A group of local horror fans that have monthly meet-ups to discuss all things horror. Join them to give life to new projects, create collaborations and to conjure up new discussions about horror in general. WEBFACEBOOK • FACEBOOK GROUP

AUSTIN WITCHES CIRCLE: A collective of local witches gathering for community, events, celebrations and collaboration. FACEBOOK

BLOOD OVER TEXAS (us…duh): Quite simply, we support and promote the horror scene in Austin and central Texas. You can read more on our pages. We also self-produce bad-ass horror events. Be a member, follow us, love us, support your local horror scene. FACEBOOKKEEPING AUSTIN BLOODY FACEBOOK GROUPINSTAGRAMTWITTERTUMBLRYOUTUBE

 

VAMPIRE COURT OF AUSTIN: Serving the Austin vampire community, the Court offers a true sense of community for all of Austin’s dark awakened and strive to give back to the community that supports them. FACEBOOK

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