Season 8

End of Days | #DOTLD 2017E10 Days of the Living Dead

It's Halloween night at HellsGate Haunted House and spirits are flying high (pun intended!), even as the realization that the season is over bittersweetly settles over the cast and crew of the Zombie Army. Join them for the final night (and episode) of the season as they reflect on where they've been, and look forward to where they're going! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1nb9ft8 Get your Days of the Living Dead t-shirts, hoodies & more at http://www.zombiearmystore.com ! Find Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daysoftheliving dead Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dayslivingdeadFollow Us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/daysofthelivingdead Website: https://www.daysofthelivingdead.com/ Days of the Living Dead, a reality web series that takes you backstage at two of Chicago's top haunted houses. From Yokai Films, sponsored by Froggy's Fog and featuring Zombie Army Productions.
End of Days | #DOTLD 2017E10 Days of the Living Dead
It's Halloween night at HellsGate Haunted House and spirits are flying high (pun intended!), even as the realization that the season is over bittersweetly settles...
Frankensteinin' | #DOTLD 2017E09 Days of the Living Dead
Watch the Zombie Army team conceive, design and bring to life a new character for HellsGate, Earl the Darkness. Earl's a fun lovin' guy who...
Day Job of the Macabre | #DOTLD 2017E08 Days of the Living Dead
The 2017 Halloween season is in full swing and, despite seasonal setbacks like multiple competing sporting events, rain and the occasional ornery customer, spirits are...
Haunt Season II: Opening Night | #DOTLD 2017E07 Days of the Living Dead
It's opening night for HellsGate Haunted House's second season - what could go possibly wrong? A hobbled John, murderbugs and ridiculously hot temperatures notwithstanding, the...
October's Children | #DOTLD 2017E06 Days of the Living Dead
It's not the world's weirdest game of charades, it's audition weekend at HellsGate Haunted House! Zombie Army Productions' haunted houses live and die by the...
How to Build a Laser Swamp (with Help from Froggy's Fog!) | #DOTLD 2017E05 Days of the Living Dead
The Zombie Army's good friend (and occasional nemesis) Tater​ from show sponsor Froggy's Fog stops by to show us how to build a terrific optical...
DIY: How to Make a HellsGate Zombie | #DOTLD 2017E4 Days of the Living Dead |
In this Do It Yourself tutorial, the Zombie Army's Johanna and Anthony teach you step-by-step how to make a HellsGate-style zombie - a dustier, older,...
Housebound: Building HellsGate | #DOTLD 2017E03 Days of the Living Dead |
"The problem with big, ambitious designs is that they cost a LOT of money..." When it comes to building a quality haunted attraction, the only...
Anatomy of the Scare: Making a Big Room Scary | #DOTLD 2017E02 Days of the Living Dead
John and Zombie Army's HellsGate Crew give you a step-by-step solution to a uniquely haunted house problem: How do you make a big empty room...
HellsGate Rising | #DOTLD 2017 E01 Days of the Living Dead
In 2015, Zombie Army Productions built a brand new haunted house in Chicago... and then didn't get to open it. In 2016, after another year...
Days of the Living Dead: New Episodes Starting September 12th!
The wait is nearly over!! 2017 premiere episode launches Tuesday Sept 12!!! Days of the Living Dead, the only haunted house reality web series is...

News & Updates

Halloween Dreams | Days of the Living Dead Season 7, Episode 10

  • Posted by ZombieArmy in Season 7 on November 16th, 2016

It’s Halloween night at HellsGate Haunted House as John ruminates on the journey the Zombie Army has taken to bring their dreams to life. It’s a bittersweet night as the cast and crew wrap up for the season, but the Zombie Army is as excited as ever to see how they can scare and entertain us in the years to come!


Haunted Housewarming | Days of the Living Dead Season 7 Episode 9

  • Posted by ZombieArmy in Season 7 on November 8th, 2016

It’s opening night at HellsGate Haunted House and the cast and crew are both excited and terrified to present their 2-year labor of love to the public for the first time. As it turns out, they get to present it to a LOT of the public, as attendance FAR exceeds expectation, with many people driving for hours from out of state to be among the very first to experience HellsGate. It’s an unbelievable, magical, educational, chaotic and epic night for the Zombie Army – watch and experience it with them! As Anthony says: “We can be fun and spooky here!”


Eve of Destruction | Days of the Living Dead Season 7 Episode 8

  • Posted by ZombieArmy in Season 7 on November 1st, 2016

Join the Zombie Army crew as HellsGate Haunted House has its final dress rehearsal on the eve of its Grand Opening. Watch as John’s decade-long dream comes to life before his eyes thanks to a combination of veteran managers and brand new actors, all pushing themselves to their limits to turn HellsGate into a truly memorable and terrifying experience!


Working the Line | Days of the Living Dead Season 7 Episode 7

  • Posted by ZombieArmy in Season 7 on October 25th, 2016

One of Statesville Haunted Prison’s claims to fame is its amazing queue line entertainment. This episode highlights the actors that actually make waiting in line for an hour fun, sometimes hilarious… and often terrifying!


Advanced Performance for the Haunted House Actor | Days of the Living Dead Season 7, Episode 6

  • Posted by ZombieArmy in Season 7 on October 18th, 2016

Watch as John takes HellsGate Haunted House’s newly hired actors on a journey of discovery, challenging them to dig deeper than “RRARRR!” and “GET OUT!” to build a back story for each of their characters so that the performances they give have a much deeper context and, as a result, are far more entertaining/terrifying! Also, meet Ashley McCoy (but don’t mention his dad…)!


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