Brooklyn June 26th 2016 Wrap Up!

June 29, 2016 by  
Filed under CURRENT EVENTS

Thanks so much to all the amazing zombies who helped make our first event of year 10 so amazing! Check out all the video, photos and press below with your beautiful zombie faces, including a photo gallery and Feature article in the NEW YORK TIMES! We also have limited edition T-shirts on sale now!

The official wrap video from Rollersteady.com!

Photo gallery from John Christou Photography!

Photo gallery from Ed Campbell of Rebel Image Photography!

Tattooed Zombie Girls on Inked Magazine! – Tattooed Zombie Wrap up video on Inked Magazine!

Article on FANGORIA.com!

Article on Blumhouse.com about the new movie from Backseat Conceptions and director Michael Walker, CALL SHEET!!

Bust Magazine Article!

Here is the official video from Inked Magazine and Rollersteady.com showcasing all the tattooed zombies at the event!

Special thanks to all our amazing sponsors including Pabst Blue Ribbon, Not Your Father’s Root Beer, Inked Magazine, Steadfast Brand, Shaw Promotion & Halloween Adventure NYC as well as our venues  BAR MATCHLESS, THE CHARLESTON & BLACK BEAR BAR and incredible makeup artists including the gang from THE HAUNT AT ROCKY LEDGE! And our co-hosts  Inked Girls FALLON VENDETTA and KALI FELINE!

And of course the event would not be complete without all the amazing performances from UNCLE JAKE AND THE 18 WHEEL GANG, JUNGLE JUNKIES, SCREAMIN’ REBEL ANGELS, NP PRESLEY AND THE GHOST OF JESSE GARON , SQUIDLING BROS. CIRCUS SIDESHOW and SKINDICATE SUSPENSION! Also our opening reception acts JESS-O-LANTERN & Mike Gallagher from SPARKLEFIGHT! And thanks to the FOOD BANK NYC for helping us collect cans for the homeless!

We have so much more coming up for 2016 you will not be disappointed! First up is going to be the new hit new interactive comedy experience ‘The Zombie Wedding‘ (from the producers of ‘Tony and Tina’s Wedding’) returns to NYC on July 8th! The show will hit Manhattan at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd Street, NYC). There will be a pre-wedding reception at 6:30pm with Free Zombie Makeup and the show will start at 8pm. You can buy your tickets HERE before they sell out! Use the code NYCZOMBIE when buying your ticket for $5 off from the NYC Zombie Crawl!

We’ll also be working with the Walker Stalker Convention on July 9th and 10th in New Jersey! It’s your chance to meet many of the start of the Walking Dead and much more! More details on that soon but you can check out all the amazing guests and vendors and get your tickets at www.walkerstalkercon.com!


May 25th Wrapup – 8th Annual Brooklyn Crawl Complete!

May 30, 2014 by  
Filed under NEWS, PAST EVENTS, PRESS

Another amazing NYC Zombie Crawl! Thanks again to all who crawled with us! Special thanks to all the makeup artists, our buddies Zac Amico and Mark ToxicLife for assisting and of course all the awesome acts at the afterparty – FOR WHOM THE BELL JOELS, Screamin’ Rebel Angels, Skeletal Life, Purple Pam & The Flesh Eaters, Rigor Mortis Revue, and Disgraceland Family Freakshow!! Also much thanks to our DJ Tim No 37, the Trash Bar and Bar Matchless & Pabst Blue Ribbon for the zombie fuel!

Our next big zombie event is ZOMBIE DAY WITH THE NY METS on Friday, June 13th! Tickets are a very special rate of only $21 through the NYC Zombie Crawl! Buy tickets here! With the ticket, you get a free Zombie Mets towel, access to the pre-party in the stadium and more! All the details are below in the next post with more coming soon!

We have plenty of photos, videos and press from the May 25th event, check out a portion below!

Official 8th annual Springtime Crawl through Brooklyn wrap video:

FULL STORY with Video from FOX NEWS PHILLY!

Driven By Boredom - Zombie Crawl PhotosZombie Afterparty Photos (NSFW)

Alan Bartnett Photography

Steven Rosen Photography

Press from FOX NEWSCBS NEWS/1010WINSVILLAGE VOICETHRILLISTFLAVORPILL

Next main NYC Crawl – May 27th in Brooklyn!

April 18, 2012 by  
Filed under PAST EVENTS

MAY 24th UPDATE: The time is almost upon us!  On top of all the madness we have Open Pabst Blue Ribbon and Sailor Jerry bars at both Trash Bar (4:30-5p) and Public Assembly (9:00-9:30p) and crazy drink specials from both all night! Also, we have DJ Fangbat returning to spin rock tunes between acts at the afterparty along with the comedic stylings of Gilbert Zombfried!
Check out all the great press on the event from the Daily News, Fear.net, Time Out NY, Village Voice, Latin Horror with more to come! Also, CBS says it’s one of the top 5 things to do in NY for Memorial Day Weekend!

MAY 4th UPDATE:We are adding venues to the beginning of the crawl at 3:30pm with the main venue being moved to Trash Bar (256 Grand Street  Brooklyn, NY) with a secondary venue at Grand Victory! There is also another stop added at Spike Hill at 7pm with a free show from Nassau Chainsaw! All venues are 21+ and will have drink specials from Pabst Blue Ribbon and Sailor Jerry Rum! We’ve also announced more action for the afterparty, see below! Also, out-of-town zombies can stay at the NY Loft Hostel for $60, it’s right by the crawl!


The time is drawing near, the 6th annual springtime NYC Zombie Crawl is returning to Williamsburg to invade Brooklyn! We’re going to have some previews of the upcoming Resident Evil 6 as well as some cool giveaways and contests that will be revealed soon.  The main events are all 21+ so look for some adult zombie fun this year! We’ll be announcing more acts for the after party soon too!

The NYC Zombie Crawl event on May 27th will go down as follows:

3:30pm -6:00pm – Trash Bar – (256 Grand Street) 21+ only – The first location where fans can meet up to become zombies through our zombie makeup artists and zombies who attend already made up can converge and get ready for the day’s festivities. We’ll have professional makeup artists on hand to provide makeup for a very small fee. Also drink specials and open bar TBA! There is also zombie action at Grand Victory (245 Grand St) with a live performance from Misfits cover band  Skeletal Life at 5pm!

6:00pm – Zombies will bleed again through the streets of Williamsburg, down Bedford Avenue to McCarren Park where we’ll have the usual zombie contests, raffles and giveaways and more surprises.

7:00pm – Spike Hill (186 Bedford Ave) – FREE show with Metal and Flesh Hooks by Nassau Chainsaw DisGraCeLand Demolition Committee and drink specials from Pabst!

8:30pm- NY Zombie Afterparty at Public Assembly (70 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211) $12 for zombies, $15 for humans, 21 + only for tons of bloody good fun including drink specials and open bar TBA from Pabst and Sailor Jerry as well as;
- Live music from Bikini Carwash (9p) and Fucking Bullshit (9:45p)!
- Smut Cave – A live talk show featuring everyone’s favorite pervert, the Spleunker! Check a preview video below
- Live and Undead, the Rigor Mortis Revue will be providing zombie and horror burlesque!
- Previews of Resident Evil 6, the new video game from Capcom
- STRIP FOR PAIN – America’s Most Dangerous Gameshow at Midnight with the girls of Burning Angel.com!
- Late night Hot Zombie Contest – Show us your undead – looking for the sexiest and coolest zombie costumes for some great prizes from our sponsors!
There will be sexy zombie go-go, undead comedians and plenty of other gory fun to be announced, you don’t want to miss it!


Angelo Moore of Fishbone before being devoured by zombies at the 2011 October NYC Zombie Crawl – check out the pics at Drivenbyboredom.com

Check out SMUT CAVE which will tape a LIVE show at the NYC Zombie Crawl on May 27th!

D20 Zombie Burlesque and more holiday hijinks!

November 17, 2011 by  
Filed under NEWS

Greetings Ghouls!

It’s been a busy zombie season, so much so that we’ve not had time to do a proper wrapup of all the madness from October! I’ll give you a little briefing below to hold you over but first want to let you know that the zombie gatherings will extend into December this year!

The next event we’re sponsoring is the D20 Zombie Burlesque show on Sat, November 26th in NYC! The show is a monthly event of nerdy burlesque (aka Nerdlesque) with a different geeky theme every month and this month it’s zombies! The action take place at the Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston, New York, NY 10002) with a show at 9:30p and 11:30p, it’s 21+ and you can buy tickets here now! NYC Zombie Crawl will be donating some prizes for the raffle.

Then in December we’ll be doing our 5th annual Zombie Beauty Pageant at the Beauty Bar NYC – date and more details coming soon!

Now onto the October madness! Much thanks to our sponsors Pabst Blue Ribbon, Zombie Booth and Halloween Adventure for the support! We began with the 4th annual NYC Zombie Crawl on October 16th. Check out the full NSFW wrapup at DRIVEN BY BOREDOM. Angelo Moore from Fishbone AKA Dr. MaddVibe shot a music video and performed along with our pals Nassau Chainsaw DisGraCeLand Demolition Committee and God’s Green Earth. Unfortunately the same night we found out our dear friend Spliff, founder of DisGraCeLand had passed away so the night was in honor of him. We raised some money for his funeral, thanks to everyone who donated and participated.

After that we headed to Chicago for the Rise of the Stripping Dead event where the NYC Zombie Crawl provided makeup for all of the performers for 4 nights in a row as well as performed a Zombie Fetish Sideshow edition of Strip for Pain. Our friends Miss Crash and Masuimi Max did some epic performances along with new friends Mosh and Narcissister and we bled all over Chicago. The shows went so well we’ll be taking it on the road next year so NYC watch out!!

The following week in Chicago we presented The XXXorcist and Re-Penetrator LIVE shows with Joanna Angel, Tommy Pistol and Pheonix Askani, where we continued to bleed and vomit all over Chicago for a 2nd week.

Then we went back to NYC and did it again at the SMack Halloween Fetish Ball.

And finally Halloween arrived and we finished off the month with Jagermeister, doing zombie makeup for their float in the NYC Halloween Parade.

Of course, we could not have done all of this alone. Thanks so much to all the makeup artists who helped out at the NYC Zombie Crawl and in Chicago including Steve Saturn, Jessica Laskaris, Chrisine Conley, Zee Gustafson and countless others…mad props to Zac Amico and Michelle Crouchelli for helping pull together the XXXorcist set in NY…my cloaked partners in crime Nick Danger and Zafer Ulkucu and the lovely Goddess Shea for helping out the whole month through! And to everyone who supported our madness – Michael Stewart and the Beauty Bar, Arlene’s Grocery and the Contentinal, Tim ‘Gravy’ Brown and the Admiral Theater, Sidney Scarlett, Xris Smack, the Jagermeister folks, Pabst Blue Ribbon, ZombieBooth and all of the Burning Angel crew! And finally my DisGraCeLand Family – it was a tough month but Spliff would be proud. Also want to send love out to another member of DisGraCeland who passed away recently, the ever lovin Peter Tabaco (pictured below on the right). RIP Brother.

Until we bleed again, remember Blood is law!
- Doug Sakmann, Zombie Ringleader

Here is a video clip of just a portion of the zombies at the NYC Zombie Crawl on Oct 16th – thanks to Zombies Worldwide

Also check out a performance from God’s Green Earth from the October 16th event!

May 29th Crawl Wrapup!

May 31, 2011 by  
Filed under NEWS, PRESS

Thanks to all our zombie masses who came out in full effect on Sunday! We had well over 1000 undead mobbing Bedford avenue! Much thanks to all our makeup artists as well as Pabst Blue Ribbon, the Knitting Factory, Public Assembly, Disgraceland Hook Squad, Ghouls Night Out, The Gorgeous Ladies of Bloodwrestling, Jessica Delfino and Zombie Dangerfield!

Check out some photo gallery action from GOTHAMIST, SHAW PROMOTION and DRIVEN BY BOREDOM (NSFW)! You can also see Igor’s photos on the VILLAGE VOICE website from the Crawl and Afterparty (NSFW). You can also check out more photos on TIME OUT NY. We have so many photos and videos to sort through and we’ll have the best ones here soon. In the meantime, you can add and check out photos on Facebook, and check out all the filmmaker entries from the first Punk Rock Holocaust 3 shoot in the playlist below! You can vote on your favorite clips by clicking on the video you like in the playlist and voting “LIKE” on it’s Youtube page. We’ll add up the votes and the best footage will be incorporated into the movie! You can enter your own videos from this event with the tag “NYCPRH2011″ on Youtube! You can also get more info on the project at www.punkrockholocaust.com!

You can check out some of the great press we received for the crawl at CBS NY, FANGORIA & TIME OUT NY

Until we bleed again…

Doug Sakmann
Zombie Ringleader

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