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Saturday, January 21, 2023 | Culture, Events, Music, News


Vampire Freaks, the legendary goth clothing retailer and former alternative social networking site responsible for the annual Dark Side of the Con events, will take over the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey, for three days of sinister fun and musical mayhem. Running March 31- April 2, 2023, DARK FORCE FEST will gather over 30 top industrial, goth, metal and dark alternative bands from around the world, including Combichrist, Suicide Commando, BILE and Das Ich.

Along with the music, DARK FORCE FEST features cosplay guests, a costume contest, sideshow performers, club events, panels, activities, and over 100 vendors to accommodate your darkest desires.

For tickets and more information about DARK FORCE FEST, click here. 

William J. Wright
William J. Wright is RUE MORGUE's online managing editor. A two-time Rondo Classic Horror Award nominee and an active member of the Horror Writers Association, William is lifelong lover of the weird and macabre. His work has appeared in many popular (and a few unpopular) publications dedicated to horror and cult film. William earned a bachelor of arts degree from East Tennessee State University in 1998, majoring in English with a minor in Film Studies. He helped establish ETSU's Film Studies minor with professor and film scholar Mary Hurd and was the program's first graduate. He currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his wife, three sons and a recalcitrant cat.