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As Halloween approaches, Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare has an expanded schedule in both Scottsdale, AZ and Villa Park, IL. The ultimate Halloween horror event will continue to celebrate the season October 16-19, 23-26, 30-31 and November 1.

Great American Nightmare features attractions based on Zombie's own horror films.

At WestWorld Of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, AZ, patrons take a sensory-deprived journey through The Lords Of Salem In Total Black Out before witnessing the debut of Captain Spaulding's Clown School In 3D and The Devil's Rejects.

At Odeum Expo in Villa Park, IL, near Chicago, The Lords Of Salem In Total Black Out, The Haunted World Of El Superbeasto 3D, and Haunt Of 1,000 Corpses — first seen at the inaugural Great American Nightmare in Pomona, CA in 2013 — have all been improved and enhanced based on visitor feedback.

The fully immersive haunted house experience at both Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare locations include the Bloody Boulevard with freak shows, musical entertainment—including Street Drum Corps' renowned Blood Drums (Scottsdale) and Prime Evil Percussion (Villa Park)—roaming characters, themed food and beverages, games and vendors each night.

Tickets for Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare are on sale now at, with prices starting at $25. A limited number of VIP packages are also available for purchase at All VIP packages include a commemorative t-shirt and quicker access to the haunted attractions than general admission.

Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare has received positive feedback from media for the haunts at both venues. Here's a sample of the media comments:

"The interactive haunted house features amazing special effects and a frightening cast of characters…"

KSAZ-TV, FOX 10 (Phoenix, AZ), September 19, 2014

"a trio of thrilling and horrifying haunted houses"

—Tami Hoey, KTVK-TV/, September 18, 2014

"Rob Zombie's move into haunted attractions seems a natural extension of his brand…"

—Ed Masley, Arizona Republic/, September 19, 2014

"…Rob Zombie has brought his Great American Nightmare to WestWorld to Scottsdale to help restore your faith in all things frightening…You don't have to be a fan of Zombie's horror rock or have seen his films to enjoy yourself."

—Jim Louvau, Phoenix New Times, September 24, 2014

"…all three haunted houses were incredibly well-done. The actors were very skilled and on top of their game with the scares…Rob Zombie's GAN is truly an immersive experience for guests. The houses run the gamut of having your senses assaulted in Lords of Salem Total Black Out, to a feast for your eyes in The Haunted World of El Superbeasto In 3D, ending with a creepy trek down serial killer lane in Haunt of 1000 Corpses… a must-see haunted attraction!"

—Michael Juvinall,, September 28, 2014

"…an exhilarating experience…"

—Rick Triana,, October 2, 2014

"…one of the best and most diverse haunted attractions I have ever visited…You will absolutely NOT be disappointed."

—Patrick Desmond,, October 8, 2014

Hours for Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare are 7:00 PM until midnight (Fridays and Saturdays) and 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM (Thursdays and Sundays).

Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare is a creative collaboration between master of the macabre Rob Zombie and preeminent haunted house producer Steve Kopelman. The event is produced by Rob Zombie, Steve Kopelman and Andy Gould.

Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare at WestWorld Of Scottsdale is presented by 98 KUPD and at the Odeum Expo in Villa Park is presented by 101WKQX.

"Great American Nightmare may be the best example yet of the upsizing of haunted houses over the last decade…"
—Steven Kurutz, The New York Times, October 24, 2013

About Rob Zombie

As a rock icon and filmmaker with a unique vision, Zombie has continuously challenged audiences as he stretches the boundaries of both music and film. Zombie has sold more than fifteen million albums worldwide, and is the only artist to experience unprecedented success in both music and film as the writer/director of six feature films with a worldwide gross totaling more than $150 million. Rob's theatrical live performances feature elaborate, multi-media production, complete with hair-raising theatrics, animatronic robots, oversized LED screens, a non-stop collage of psychotronic monster film clips, a spectacular light show, a gigantic robot with flames shooting out of its body, pyrotechnics, insane guitar riffs and vicious beats. In 2013, Rob released his fifth solo studio album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, marking the first release on his new label Zodiac Swan through T-Boy Records/UMe. On April 26, 2013—the same week his album was released—Zombie premiered his sixth motion picture, The Lords of Salem, which he wrote, directed and produced in tandem with the producers of the Paranormal Activity franchise, with Anchor Bay Films. Rob is currently working on his sixth solo studio album and an excitingly brutal new film called 31.

About Steve Kopelman (Great American Nightmare Producer)

Kopelman is the preeminent haunted house producer in the United States and one of the most creative forces in the haunted house industry. Over the past 30 years, he has produced more attractions in more cities than anyone else in the field, including "The Mind Of Madness" and "Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House" in New York City, as well as "The Nest" in Phoenix. Kopelman's state of the art, award winning, bone-chilling events have attracted millions. His attractions have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and on ABC News, Good Morning America, The Travel Channel, The Food Network, AOL and MSN. Currently he has involvement in haunted houses in Arizona, New Hampshire, North Carolina and New York City.

About Andy Gould/Spectacle Entertainment Group

Manager/film producer Andy Gould has been a behind the scenes icon of the music industry over the last 4 decades. His management expertise and marketing genius have impacted the careers of acts like White Zombie, Pantera, Linkin Park, Guns N' Roses, and many others. His partnership with Rob Zombie over the last 20 years has yielded several multi-platinum albums, as well as 6 feature films including The Devil's Rejects (Lionsgate) and the record breaking remake of Halloween (Weinstein, 2007), all of which Gould produced. He is also the president of T-Boy Records, a joint venture label with Universal Music Enterprises.

Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare Publicity Contacts:

Kristine Ashton-Magnuson/Ashton-Magnuson Media; (818) 996-2496

Lisa Molloy (Villa Park, IL)

Stacy Pearson/UP Agency (Scottsdale, AZ); (602) 577-6888