Deadhouse Special: Shock Stock 2015

You may recall last year around this time the site went into somewhat of a Shock Stock mania. I did interviews with both of the scumbags running the show, Jake Grimbrother (Deadhouse Interview here) and James ‘Bilo’ Bialkowski (Deadhouse Interview here). If you know me in any way, shape or form, you would know that Shock Stock is my favorite weekend of the year. Launched in 2011 by everyone’s favorite Canadian scumbags, the event has been steadily growing in size since the inaugural show. Always making sure there is an eclectic grouping of guests that blends underground cult favorites with more well-known guests, and this year looks to be no different, but we will get to that shortly. Shock Stock also has a great track record of fantastic events that take place during the weekend. Back in 2011, a special screening of The Evil Dead with almost the complete cast in attendance was a smashing success. The following year in 2012, there was a one-two punch of a screening of Demons with both the lovely Geretta Geretta and Tony The Pimp himself, Bobby Rhodes in attendance. Then the following night was an event that anyone lucky enough to be in London, Ontario and attending would never forget. The almighty Goblin (the incarnation featuring Claudio Simonetti and Maurizio Guarini) played a live show for the first time in North America in 30 years. Having attended, I can tell you with absolutely no hyperbole, it truly was a magical night.

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