Housecore Horror Music Schedule

Full line-ups, plus one-day music passes available now

Housecore Horror Music Schedule

It’s still nearly three months until Housecore Horror, the new fusion horror film/heavy metal festival from the twisted mind of Phil Anselmo, comes ripping, but Austin’s newest gathering of dark minds just unleashed its full music schedule.

In June, festival co-founder Cory Mitchell announced costumed maniacs GWAR, NOLA sludgers Down, Anselmo’s new project Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, and Italian soundtrack masters Goblin would be headlining. Now we can break down the details.

On Thursday, Oct. 24, before the festival proper, there will be a pre-show soundtrack to badge pickup at the Dirty Dog Bar on Sixth Street: Lansing, MI., sludge-metal-punk psychics Cavalcade, hot off Anselmo’s Housecore label. Then the action moves to HH central, the Antone’s/Emo’s complex on East Riverside. Metal will be roosting like bats at the former during the day, before stampeding into the latter come sundown of all three festival days. Plus there’s a bonus over at the Buzz Mill, with the Melvins-approved Honky headlining the coffee joint on Saturday.

There’s some bad news: Previously, Mitchell was excited to make Suffocation, complete with original vocalist Frank Mullen, a late addition to the bill. Unfortunately, they’ve dropped out. Filling that void and Saturday’s slot at Antone’s will be Florida death metallers Hate Eternal.

And don’t forget: This is just the music side. There are still a lot of films to be announced, joining special screenings by Brazilian horror pioneer Coffin Joe, German boundary-pusher Jörg Buttgereit (Nekromantik, Schramm), and American underground horror master Jim VanBebber (The Manson Family).

Housecore Horror runs Oct. 24-27. More info at and Facebook. Three-day passes for both film and music, and film or music, depending on your tastes, are available now, but with the lineup out, there are also single day music passes on sale. Here’s the full lineup:

Thursday Oct. 24

Dirty Dog Bar
Cavalcade, 1am
Lord Dying, 12mid
White Widows Pact, 11pm
The Black Moriah, 10pm
Blackqueen, 9pm
Goatcraft, 8pm

Friday, Oct. 25

Down, 11pm
Goblin, 9:50pm
Warbeast, 8:55pm
Ancient VVisdom, 8pm

Repulsion, 4:10pm
Pallbearer, 3pm
Child Bite, 2pm
Headcrusher, 1pm

Saturday, Oct. 26

GWAR, 11pm
Crowbar, 9:55pm
Whitechapel, 8:55pm
Goatwhore, 8pm
Iron Reagan, 7:35pm

Buzz Mill
Honky, 7pm
Star & Dagger, 6pm
School of Rock, 4:30pm

Hate Eternal, 4:10pm
Bloody Hammers, 3:05pm
Death Will Tremble, 2:05pm
A Band of Orcs, 1:10pm
First Jason, 12:15pm

Sunday, Oct. 27

Goblin perform Suspiria. 11pm
Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals. 9:25pm
Eyehategod, 8:15pm
Skrew, 7:15pm

Pig Destroyer, 4:10pm
Primitive Weapons, 3pm
Hymns, 2pm
Dead Earth Politics, 1pm

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