Raves and Accolades

Below are several quotes and reviews about our member's haunted houses from various media outlets.  Enjoy!

Cutting Edge Haunted House

2 Time Guinness World Record Winner for

“World’s Largest Haunted House”

-Guinness World Records

Voted #2 “Top 13 Haunted Houses in America”

-Haunted House Ratings.com

Voted #7 "Top 20 Hometown Haunts"

-Fangoria Magazine

Voted #6 “Top 13 Haunted Houses in America”



"Cutting Edge is the most intense haunted house experience I’ve had in 19 years as a fan and reviewer. There are no breaks or dull areas, everything keeps you on edge, and an hour of that makes for quite a night...."
Texas Haunts.net

"Fort Worth haunted house scares up attention from Guinness World Records"
David Casstevens, DFW.com

"This is the best haunted house I've ever seen."
- Jeff Mosier, Arlington News

“Recognized for their attention to detail, high-quality special effects, and overall scare factor.”
- Wall Street Journal

# 5 in the nation of the 13 best Haunts for Halloween
US Airways

"The longest adrenaline rush money can buy!"
- Denton Record Chronicle

"Thou shalt shudder!"
- Dallas Morning News


Erebus, Pontiac Michigan

“You get some of the best talent around, obviously the best make-up artists ...Four stories of straight out madness” - - Kimberly Craig - WXYZ (Channel 7 Action News)

“Best haunted attraction in the country” - WXYZ (Channel 7 Action News)

One of the top 10 haunted house for Halloween - Rand McNally On the Road

“Pontiac's Erebus is filled with four stories of fear.” - Deena Centofanti - WJBK (Channel 2 News)

Voted Best Haunted House - Click on Detroit WDIV (Channel 4)

“Four floors of frightening fun” - Chuck Gaidica - WDIV (Channel 4)

“Some of the Hollywood movies filming in the area could probably use a few tips from Erebus.” - Andrea Bonaventura - Real Detroit Weekly

The Scariest Haunted House in Michigan, Detroit and Pontiac - reviewed by Hauntworld.com

One of the “Wickedest haunted houses in America” - Forbes.com

One of the 25 must see haunts - Haunted Attraction Magazine

Voted Best Haunted Attraction - Real Detroit Weekly

“ One of the top Haunted houses in the country.” - Scared Stiff Magazine

America’s Best Top 13 Haunted Houses - Hauntedhouseratings.com

“ This is the best Haunted House, we give it ten-out of ten!” - Detroit Red Wings - Mathieu Dandenault & Henrik Zetterberg

“ It’s four stories tall, state of the art special effects, and Hollywood quality makeup. This is why this baby gets line-ups clear across the block, and always has. Erebus is perfect in every way.” - 101.5 Rocks-Flint

“ Erebus is better than any other two haunted houses combined.” - Madonna Herald

“ The moment goes from one of slight tension to that of complete chaos. Yet, the thrill and the fun of it all is worth making the heart work overtime.” - Oakland Post

“ It is four floors of heart-thumping terror...The special effects are state-of-the-art, the sound system is “killer.” - Community Connector

“ Parents bring their children one weekend and come back again next weekend with friends leaving the children at home. Its a unique experience for everybody to enjoy.” - Royal Oak Daily Tribune

“An experience you won’t forget.” - 101.1 WRIF

“ Erebus is an unequaled, masterpiece of horror.” - Gunnar Hansen,‘ Leatherface’- Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Featured in Ladies Home Journal

Featured in Rue Morgue

Featured in the Oakland Press

Featured in the Entertainer

Featured in the Detroit News

Featured in Haunt World Magazine

Featured in USA Today

Featured on The Travel Chanel

Featured in Seventeen Magazine

Featured in Syklights Magazine

Featured in National Geographic Kids Magazine



House of Torment

"20,000 square feet of terror" - The Wall Street Journal

"One of America's scariest haunted houses" - The Travel Channel

"One of the Spookiest places in America" - Good Morning America


Netherworld - Raves and Accolades


Year 14 - 2010

Voted The #1 Hometown Haunted House in America

Hauntworld Magazine


The detailed sets make other haunted houses look like elementary school Halloween parties. Add the insane robotics and sheer size of this place, and you've got a haunted house that will make you think you've died and gone to hell.

MTV Clutch


Named one of the nation’s “Spookiest Haunts” by ABC's Good Morning America


Recognized in USA Today as the #1 Haunted House in America


Walking through Netherworld Haunted House is like stepping into a horror movie.



Netherworld remains, quite possibly, the most intense haunted attraction… It is absolutely the most original… Netherworld has a very distinct bulldozer of a personality that makes it stand severed head and shoulders above the rest.  You’ll never EVER mistake Netherworld for another haunt. 
It is proudly and steadfastly its own thing.



By far the best haunted house we've ever been to

Jezebel Magazine


Year 13 - 2009

#1 Hometown Haunted House in America



Rated the #2 Haunted House in America

Hauntworld.com/Hauntworld Magazine


Rated the #4 Haunted House in America by AOL Digital City

The performers are outstanding, the movie quality special effects are riveting and the detailed sets are chillingly unique. If you're a diehard thrill-seeker, this is one attraction that will scare the jeepers creepers out of you.

AOL Digital City


"Hands down the best haunted house in Atlanta...it resembles more of a horror film than your old-school haunted house.
Expect to get the hell scared out of you in the parking lot,
so you can imagine what awaits inside."

Citysearch Atlanta


#2. Netherworld - Atlanta, Georgia
"Netherworld is truly an awe-inspiring haunted house."



Rated The Scariest Haunt in the Eastern U.S. Region



"This top-rated haunted house is not for the weak-kneed or the weak of heart - but isn't that the point?"

Where Atlanta Magazine


"At this haunted house, you'll find scary stuff that seems to come straight from the set of a horror movie...nothing at NETHERWORLD is done on an amateur level."



Year 12 - 2008

Rated one of the Top 13 Haunted Houses in America by America Online, Hauntworld Magazine/Hauntworld.com and US Airways Magazine.


“Simply put, its scope is awesome. The makeup is top-tier, the effects spectacular. It’s like someone put every kind of scary movie into a living experience.”



“More blood and screams than you can shake a severed leg at.”

Creative Loafing


“One of the best in the country, the award-winning Netherworld is akin to stepping onto a movie set.”

AJC accessAtlanta


“The attention to detail is amazing! Each room is crammed with creepy stuff.”

Girls and Corpses magazine


“It’s not very often…actually NEVER…does Sneaky Sunday recommend trips OTP (outside the perimeter in Atlanta). But that comes with only one exception…Netherworld Haunted House.”

Sneaky Sunday


“…A whole new level of terror…”

Insite magazine


“They literally have it all.”



“Once again, Netherworld in Norcross remains my top pick.”

Ira Miller, Forsyth County News


“Netherworld: Scariest Haunted House in Atlanta”

Fox 5 Atlanta


“Anticipate a surprise at every turn”

Points North magazine


“This top-rated attraction is not for the faint of heart”

Georgia magazine


“Get ready to be scared”

Q100’s The Bert Show


“The special effects at Netherworld have to be seen to be believed”

The Real Estate Bloggers


“Netherworld is one of the world’s creepiest, scariest, and down right frightening haunted houses”

My Fox Atlanta


“You [have to] make sure you come to Netherworld; man, it’s crazy. I come every year. It’s the number one-rated haunt in Georgia, so don’t settle for less. It’s the best.”

Bow Wow, hip-hop artist and actor


“One thing about a great haunted house is not only the chills and thrills, but the actors have to be believable, too. That’s why Netherworld Haunted House is my favorite in Atlanta, since you really do feel like you are walking into another…er, I mean NETHER…world!”

Melissa Carter, co-host of Q100’s The Bert Show


“Year after year, I’ve watched people run out, truly terrified. Netherworld is THE legitimate scare in Atlanta; it’s like a horror movie of the highest caliber.”

Matt Jones, host of Organic Sunday, Rock 100.5 and 99x.com



Year 11 - 2007

“It’s the most elaborate haunted house in America, and it makes Hollywood Creature-Features look like Bambi”

The Travel Channel


Named the #1 Haunted House in the nation by Hauntworld Magazine

(An International Trade Magazine for Haunted Attractions)


Named the #2 Haunted House in the nation by AOL CityGuide


“Netherworld is the ultimate of ultimate haunted houses”

Associated Content


“Netherworld taps into man’s primal fears”

Creative Loafing


“Some of the scariest, spookiest and (most) original ghoulish monsters to ever creep the Halloween terrorscape”



“Not even the parking lot is safe”

Where Atlanta


“Horrors only seen in your dreams”

The Matrix, Macon State College


Man Eating Monsters, Stomach Churning Make-Up, Mind-Blowing Scenery.  No you aren’t on the set of the latest Hollywood slasher flick, you’re in Netherworld, and in this Horror Movie, the Victim is You!”

The Travel Channel


“…Every step frightens”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


“Netherworld is one of the most extreme haunted houses in America, when you go into Netherworld you are in another element, you are not in reality any longer”

Larry Kirchner, Publisher - Hauntworld Magazine


“It’s definitely not for the weak-kneed – or the weak of heart”

Where Atlanta


“Pants-wettin’ fun”

Creative Loafing


“It doesn’t matter what you’re afraid of. Netherworld strikes a nerve”



“Anticipate a surprise at every turn”

Points North


“Freaking awesome”



“For more than a decade this creepshow compound in Atlanta, GA has been widely regarded as the most over the top haunted house on earth!”

The Travel Channel


“A level of detail outshining anything you’ll see outside of Disney World”



“The monsters have been known to reduce grown men to tears”

Sunday Paper


“The premier haunted house in Georgia”



“Props so realistic you’ll think you stepped onto an actual crime scene”

The Travel Channel


Year 10 - 2006


Featured Nationally on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s Early Show, CNBC, and in USA Today


Named #2 Haunted House in the country by Hauntworld.com and AOL Cityguide


“A kaleidoscope of sensory shocks”

The Sunday Paper


“As slickly produced a spookfest as you’ll find just about anywhere”



“This is serious spookiness”

AOL City Guide


“Georgia’s premier Halloween attraction”

– The Sunday Paper


“If peeing your pants in terror sounds like your idea of a good time, slap on some Depends and head over to the Netherworld Haunted House”

– Creative Loafing


“Be sure to bring a change of underwear!”

– STAR 94’s Hot Gay Joe


“One of the best houses of horror in the country”

– Event Guide Atlanta


“One of the top haunted houses in the country”

– Atlanta Parent


“Gigantic monsters, flying Gargoyles, flesh-eating worms, ghastly experiments gone wrong and blood galore”

– Atlanta Parent


“Brings screams, goose bumps, and unthinkable horrors”

– AOL City Guide


“Incredible monsters”

– Georgia Magazine


“Amazing special effects and incredible monsters”

– GoCityKids Atlanta


“Widely considered to be one of the best Haunted Houses in the nation, this intense, cutting edge, multi-themed haunted attraction is full of intense detail and chilling scares!”

– INsite Magazine


“Run for your life!”

– Points North


“It will send you home with nightmares that will last until next Halloween”

– Points North


“A mega-plex of horror”



“It will turn your hair white”

– Where


Netherworld’s live actors and special effects are not to be missed”

– Newcomer


“You’ll be scared silly!”

– ajc.com


“Netherworld is famed for coming at guests from every angle”

– ajc.com


“A terrifying house of terror where zombies lurk in the parking lot, the savagely hungry undead roam the halls, flying gargoyles loom overhead, and screams can be heard in the distance”

– Atlanta The Essential Guide


“Taunts nonbelievers into submission”

– ajc.com


“Every year, the No.1 Haunted destination in my book is the Netherworld Haunted House in Norcross”

– Forsyth County News


“It’s the most fun you can have and live”

– Forsyth County News


“Everyone is in for a scare”

– Gwinnett Daily Post


“A whole new level of scream-eliciting entertainment—this place is not for the faint hearted”

– The Sunday Paper


Year 9 – 2005


“The big daddy of haunted houses.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


"I left Netherworld invigorated and inspired, realizing what can be possible through years of dedication, hard work and enthusiasm. Netherworld is the only haunted house I have visited that actually exceeds its reputation."

– Brett Bertolino, Assistant Program Director for Operations & Special Events at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site


“Netherworld is a paradise for anyone who likes to be frightened.”

The Sentinel


Netherworld has always had an eye for
extreme detail and is the home of an amazing collection of monsters and props sure to please any horror fan.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


Ranked in the top 13 Haunted Houses in the country by AOL City Search 2005


Featured in Nickelodeon Magazine along with 5 other noteworthy  haunts from around the country


“A way to celebrate all things scary on a grand scale.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“If you want to be scared this season, Netherworld is definitely the place to go.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“One of the best haunted houses ever created.”

Where Atlanta Magazine


“The most chillingly authentic experience.”

Gothic Beauty


“Netherworld leaves no gravestone unturned when it comes to creating a realistic experience.”

Gothic Beauty


“A frightful surprise.”

Gothic Beauty


“Full of thrills, chills, and absolute terror.”

The Spotlight


“World famous!”



“May be too intense for all but the bravest of thrill-seekers.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


“The setup at Netherworld is so ingenious and the costumes are so exquisitely done that a few monsters are bound to make you scream.”

The Emory Wheel


“The diversity of monsters and the creativity of its sets make it one to be revisited.”

The Emory Wheel


“A heart-racing adventure.”

The Emory Wheel


“A trip to Netherworld will certainly give you the chills.”

The Emory Wheel


“Netherworld haunted house – it’s scary shit!”

The Sting


“Stunning makeup and costuming.”

The Technique


“A mainstay of the Halloween scene in the Atlanta area for years—and for good reason.”

The Covington News


“High production values, enthusiastic performers and a changing line-up of three haunted attractions make it an excellent entertainment choice for the thrill-seeking Halloween enthusiast.”

The Covington News


“Keeps even the more seasoned haunted house-goer on edge.”

The Covington News


“Colossal monsters, wild special effects and intense actors are sure to scare the bravest of souls!”

The Weekly


“Each year the Netherworld team produces an even more amazing show than the one before it.”

The Weekly


“A unique experience into the realm of fear.”

The Sentinel


“Spooks it up with movie-style special effects and elaborate scares for the Halloween season.”

The Gwinnett Answer Book, AJC


“The famed haunted house is able to keep scaring the jeepers creepers out of Atlanta thrill-seekers every year.”

AOL City Guide


“Last year’s Spirit of the Dead and the Purgatory-inspired Oblivion probably sparked a steep rise in nightlight sales around town.”

AOL City Guide


“If you dare to go to Netherworld, bring a change of underwear!”

Rampway Online, GSU’s online magazine


“A one-of-a-kind experience.”

Rampway Online


“The Netherworld show is truly amazing…the best seasonal haunt I have seen.”

Barrel O’ Fun


Year 8 – 2004


"One of the Top 10 Haunts in the nation"

– Hauntworld Magazine


“It just wouldn’t be Halloween in Atlanta without the mind-bending frights of the renowned Netherworld Haunted House.”

Sunday Paper


“The massive animatronic creatures inspire awe.”

Creative Loafing


Telly Award Finalist for "The True Netherworld Story of the Harvestman"


“Netherworld scares the bejesus out of us!”

Creative Loafing


“Netherworld offers a harmlessly horrifying respite from real-life anxieties.”

– Creative Loafing


“One of the city’s best attractions, Netherworld continues to offer frightful Halloween experiences.”

AJC access Atlanta


“Filled with terrifying life actors, amazing special effects, and incredible monsters.”



“In Atlanta’s storied tradition of truly harrowing haunted houses, there’s Netherworld, and then there’s everyone else.”

AOL city guide Atlanta


“Netherworld haunted house—Halloween’s most harrowing frightfest.”

AOL city guide Atlanta


“Three terrifying stories to follow and the foulest demons you’ll ever see—our pick for the best spook house around.”

AOL city guide Atlanta


“Horror-ific Halloween fun.”

AOL city guide Atlanta


“Being scared has never been so much fun!!”

The Weekly Online!


“With elaborate sets, cutting edge special effects, terrifying actors, and intense lighting and sound, NETHERWORLD Haunted House will shock and amaze you at every turn.”

The Weekly Online!


“An event that is sure to both frighten and entertain.”

The Weekly Online!


“One of the nation’s most popular Halloween events.”

The Weekly Online!


“Netherworld is one of the most creative and ingenious Haunted Attractions ever conceived. Each year the Netherworld team creates an unbelievably new and frightening environment for those of use who love to be frightened!”

– Leonard Pickel, Editor of Haunted Attraction Magazine


“NETHERWORLD has been applauded by the likes of CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Rue Morgue Magazine, and Hauntworld the Magazine as one of the top Haunted Houses in the country.”



Ranked in the top 13 haunted houses in the nation by Hauntworld Magazine


“Throughout our surveys, Netherworld was clearly the most popular haunted house.”

Hauntworld Magazine


“Is anyone doing makeup and creating custom monsters on the level of Netherworld?

Hauntworld Magazine


“Think about everything you wanted to get from the movie “Van Helsing” but didn’t—that’s Netherworld.”

AJC Gwinnett News


“The three separate attractions don’t simply 'BOO!' audiences to death. They scare, disorient, disturb and scare again.”

AJC Gwinnett News


“Visitors from across Georgia and even the surrounding states come to see the new thrills and chills Netherworld has to offer.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


“This isn’t your typical cheesy haunted house.”

Atlanta Buzz


“Featuring three new shows, professional actors, Hollywood style makeup and costumes, state-of-the-art special effects and tons of other haunting surprises, Netherworld offers you the Halloween experience of a lifetime!”

Atlanta Buzz


“Netherworld Haunted House: Bring a friend to cling to!”

Georgia State’s Rampway.org


“I screamed so loud and so often that I felt my eardrums pop.”

Georgia State’s Rampway.org


“The original, and by far the most petrifying.”

Georgia State’s Rampway.org


“Hands down one of the most creative and scariest haunted houses. Ever.”

Where Atlanta Magazine


“Experience a world full of frightening tales and haunted spirits—Netherworld offers scary tales and haunted hallways that will spook you into this Halloween season.”

Georgia Magazine


Year 7 – 2003


“Netherworld cohorts Billy Messina and Ben Armstrong consistently kick out the Halloween jams on a cinematic level.”

AJC access Atlanta


Winner of Best Creatures & Set Design in AJC Access Atlanta


“Netherworld Haunted House in Norcross frightens guests Hollywood-style.”

AJC access Atlanta


“Atlanta’s ultimate Halloween event.”



“Best Bet” AJC Access Atlanta


“Among haunted house attractions, Netherworld is at the top of its game.”

AOL Local Guide: Atlanta


“A perfectly gruesome way to prepare for the Halloween season.”

AOL Local Guide: Atlanta


“Atlanta’s ultimate Halloween event continues to terrify thrill seekers with legendary special effects and intense haunted house actors.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“Visitors can expect an amazing array of special effects, including animatronic scares, two spinning vortex tunnels, and dozens of other devices sure to shock!”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“Known collectively as the Netherspawn, these actors specialize in portraying savage things thirsty for the blood of the living.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“One of the most elaborate and exciting Halloween attractions you will ever experience.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“Hands down the best haunted house in Atlanta.”

Key Atlanta Magazine


“The most horrifying haunted house in the nation.”

The Technique


“Netherworld is Atlanta’s premiere haunted house destination.”

The Technique


“Netherworld is great fun and good times will be had by all who attend.”

The Technique


“One of the scariest haunted houses around, complete with strange sounds and smells.”

 – Gwinnett Daily Post


“For seven years, Netherworld Haunted House in Norcross has been the premiere spot for Halloween jolts and spooked-out seasonal escapes for metro Atlanta.”



“One element that separates Netherworld from fly-by-night haunted houses is that each maze has a loosely constructed plot. Couple that with the actors and special effects and it’s akin to walking through a movie set.”



“These actors—who include doctors and lawyers—perform with the dedication of true thespians. The Netherspawn are basically a theatre troupe with fangs.”



“The improvisational aspect changes the experience each time.”



“Netherworld always ranks in the top ten haunted houses in the country. The secret is in the scares and Netherworld has plenty.”

INsite Atlanta


“If you need a little nudge to get into the spooky spirit of the month or just love to be scared, be sure to check out Netherworld, Atlanta’s ultimate Halloween event.”

INsite Atlanta


“Elaborate costumes combined with stunning special effects make for one scary night.”

INsite Atlanta


“Netherworld, Atlanta’s finest haunt, features ghouls and goblins a plenty.”

The Emory Wheel


“The true embodiment of the Halloween spirit.”

The Emory Wheel


“The setting is fantastic, with extremely elaborate elements that engage the audience.”

The Emory Wheel


"Netherworld offers surprises even for the most courageous viewer, making it the best thrill in town.”

The Emory Wheel


“Atlanta’s finest haunt.”

The Emory Wheel


“Every year around Halloween, Atlantans summon their courage and make the trek to the Netherworld Haunted House.”

Jezebel Magazine


Year 6 – 2002


“Packing a shivering punch year after year, this is one event not to be missed.”



“Spine tingling.”



“Netherworld scares the crap out of you!”

GSU Signal


“Netherworld is definitely not for the weak hearted.”

GSU Signal


“Those seeking a good scare should head to Netherworld.”

GSU Signal


“Among the most impressive and scary inventions in the house are hydraulic and pneumatic-driven monsters, gigantic insects, holographic decors, and lots of animation.”

GSU Signal


“Every little detail is taken care of—the spider webs, the desolated rooms, even the smell, all contribute to the spooky atmosphere.”

GSU Signal


THE Halloween-time attraction in the Atlanta-area.”

Prick Magazine


“Filled with more ghoulish atmospherics and undead deformities than ever before.”

– Prick Magazine


“Netherworld’s clowns are downright chilling.”

Prick Magazine


“The most consistently creative spook show in Atlanta.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


“You have to see it to believe it.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


“The characters ooze gore and seem to appear from nowhere.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


“I swear, one room smelled like dead things.”

– Rachael Mason, staff writer for the Gwinnett Daily Post


“I definitely screamed out loud, a girly surprised scream that I cannot reproduce on command.”

– Rachel Mason, staff writer for the Gwinnett Daily Post


“More scares per square inch than any other haunted house in town.”

Forsyth County News


“If you have not checked out Netherworld, you are really missing something.”

Forsyth County News


“Netherworld is, without a doubt, the best haunted house year after year.”

Forsyth County News


“Capturing the intensity and quality horror that is Netherworld is not an easy thing to do, but suffice it to say that it will be the most fun you will ever have wetting your pants.”

Forsyth County News


“If you only go to one haunted house this year, make it Netherworld.”

The Forsyth County News


“Hollywood quality sets.”

The Forsyth County News


One of Rue Morgue Magazine’s 13 Great Haunts to visit in October nationwide


“An Atlanta haunting tradition.”

Rue Morgue Magazine


Citysearch “Best of” for 2002


“Netherworld Haunted House extracts fear from visitors in the form of sweat, screams, and the occasional soiled undergarment.”

Creative Loafing


“Truly startling moments are mixed with cool effects and playful monsters.”



“Amazing effects and shocking horrors beyond human comprehension!”

Music Industry Network News


“Netherworld puts on a creepy show for people of all ages.”

Digital City


“Netherworld Haunted House ranks among the best in the nation.”

The Technique


“You will leave there still looking behind you.”

The Sentinel of Kennesaw State University


Year 5 – 2001


“It’ll scare the crap out of you!”

Creative Loafing


“It is an incredible experience, even for those that shy away from haunted houses.”

Forsyth County News


“A combination of state-of-the-art horror displays and genuine scares.”

Forsyth County News


“The quality of the sets is top notch.”

Forsyth County News


“People leave the Netherworld satisfied.”

Forsyth County News


“Netherworld is here: You may just soil your linens!”

GSU Signal


“A high-end version of a traditional haunted house.”



“A Halloween tradition for Atlanta.”



“One of the nation’s most satisfying horror experiences…so you may want to bring a change of shorts.”



“Scares aplenty can be found at Netherworld Haunted House.”

99XPress Magazine


“For the last four years, Netherworld Haunted House has been one of Atlanta’s favorite sources for fright, and this year promises to be their spookiest yet.”

Digital City: Atlanta


“More horrifying than ever!”

Atlanta Social Crew Weekly Newsletter


“One of the scariest and most innovative haunts in the nation.”

Atlanta Social Crew Weekly Newsletter


Year 4 – 2000


“A triple bill of blood-curdling thrills.”



“Nationally recognized after just four years in existence.”






“Tingles the spine.”

Gwinnett Daily Post


“The people in charge of the Netherworld Haunted House probably need some serious psychiatric help and medication—but Halloween will definitely be a little more frightening and surreal until they do.”

 – The Technique


“Netherworld 2000—it’s smarter than the average scare.”

The Technique


“A huge self-guided maze that frightens at every turn.”

Southern Voice


“No headstone is left unturned to scare the living daylights out of you.”

Southern Voice


“Hands-down the most original and exciting haunted house experience in Atlanta.”

Forsyth County News


“The creations are top notch…they breathe and move in animatronic amazement.”

Forsyth County News


“The scares are genuine.”

Forsyth County News


“Serious goose-bump potential.”

Forsyth County News


“The most effective use of 3-D I have seen to date.”

Forsyth County News


“A really wild experience.”

Forsyth County News


“When you come out, you can’t help but smile. The Netherworld is a great Halloween experience.”

Forsyth County News


“In case you haven’t heard, Netherworld Haunted House is the place to be this Halloween! It takes the Halloween spirit to an entirely new level with the granddaddy of all spook houses.”

Gwinnett Loaf


“Guaranteed to have you screaming and begging for more.”

Gwinnett Loaf


“Atlanta’s premiere haunted house.”

Creative Loafing


“One of the most spectacular haunts nationwide.”

What’s Up Atlanta


Netherworld named the Feature Attraction of The Observer’s “Best Places to Go to Have the Bejesus Scared Out of You”

“35 minutes of pure terror.”



“What a scream!”

Gazette Magazine


Year 3 – 1999


“Netherworld and its creative team have hit upon a successful formula of creativity and originality…it has risen to the top in a tough Atlanta market and gained national notoriety.”

Haunted Attraction Magazine


“A world right out of a Hollywood movie.”

Haunted Attraction Magazine


“A haunt that is reminiscent of a movie set, complete with prosthetic makeup, custom-made masks, and one-of-a-kind props.”

Haunted Attraction Magazine


“In your face scary!”

Creative Loafing


“A mind-bending experience.”

Creative Loafing


“You wouldn’t want to miss this!”

Creative Loafing


“The first of its kind in the Southeast.”

Piedmont Review


“A Halloween favorite after only three short years, Netherworld has become known as one of the scariest haunts nationwide.”

Piedmont Review


“With 3-D technology, movie style special effects and monsters from your worst nightmares, Netherworld is not the typical haunted house.”

Piedmont Review


“An exciting adventure for the whole family—no one will leave disappointed.”

Piedmont Review


“Netherworld has become known as one of the scariest haunts nationwide, with movie style special effects and monsters from your worst nightmares… If you’re looking to bring Halloween nostalgia back into your life, then a visit to Netherworld is a must.”

Piedmont Review


“A haunted house with a unique twist.”

Piedmont Review


“The creators have gone warthog-wild crafting immense, quivering monsters you’ve never seen anywhere.”



“If you’re looking to bring Halloween nostalgia back into your life, then a visit to Netherworld is a must.”

Piedmont Review


“A Halloween favorite and an Atlanta tradition.”

The Gazette


“If it’s terror you want, look no further than the Netherworld Haunted House.”

Southern Voice



Southern Voice


“The scariest haunted house in town.”

atlantacitysearch.com, in city & visitors guide


“One of the South’s premiere haunted experiences.”

Going Places Magazine (National)


“One hell of a haunted house.”



“Get your chills, thrills, and spills at Netherworld Haunted House.”

GSU Signal


“You’re in for a wild time!”

GSU Signal


“For a frighteningly good time, check out Netherworld!”

GSU Signal


“Netherworld Haunted House in Norcross gives horror decidedly high-tech feel.”

AJC Peach Buzz


“The first haunted house of its kind in the South.”

The Technique


“Netherworld successfully blends old school haunted house scares with a new 3-D style that will effectively blow your mind.”

The West Georgian


Year 2 – 1998


“4 Pumpkins”—Highest Rated Haunt



“Netherworld has creative touches that rise to the level of an art form.”



“Netherworld’s mammoth Haunted House will knock your socks off.”

Where Atlanta Magazine


“The Netherworld in Norcross is indeed the acme of the many haunted houses…guaranteed to please every scare seeking patron.”

The Emory Wheel


“Immense and breathtaking.”

The Emory Wheel


“The most exciting haunted house around.”

The Emory Wheel


“Netherworld Haunted House is guaranteed to scare the bejesus out of you…”

Creative Loafing


“A must experience for all horror lovers”

The Atlanta Sideshow


“Netherworld is for those who are more serious about haunted houses and can handle a real fright.”

The Stormy Petrel (Oglethorpe University)


“It’s [Netherworld] very scary, very well done…
I did cry, I just got overwhelmed, the tears started coming, but it was really great!”

– Nancy Loveland, Good Day Atlanta, WAGA TV


“This isn’t your typical Haunted House…it’s more Hollywood than anything.”

– Carmen Burns and Kathy Ballou, Peachtree Morning, WXIA TV


One of ten noteworthy haunts nationwide to be mentioned in The Wall Street Journal


“The most impressive event in the Southeast.”



“The actors terrify visitors as frighteningly realistic characters in brilliant costumes.”

Gwinnett Scene


“A state-of-the-art spooky attraction.”

Gwinnett Scene


“Not for the faint of heart.”

Gwinnett Scene


“The experience promises a myriad of special effects and makeup techniques creating a REAL haunting experience this Halloween season.”

The Champion


“One of the South’s premiere Halloween experiences, the Netherworld is guaranteed to scare you silly.”

This Week Gwinnett


“One of the nation’s foremost fear factories.”

Break, Tallahassee’s Entertainment Weekly


“The creators of Netherworld have outdone themselves with Hollywood movie-quality sets brimming with oddities.”

Gwinnett Loaf


Year 1 – 1997


“It’s a haunted attraction the likes of which Atlanta has never seen…guaranteed to scare and entertain.”

Season For KiDs


“Georgia’s most intense haunted house.”

Season for KiDs


“You won’t find any repeats here—these creepy creatures are unique and specifically designed just for the hallowed Netherworld.”



“This hair-raising haunted house features over 30 scenes dripping with ghostly effects, theatrical events and magical illusions guaranteed to cause blood-curdling screams.”



Number 1 Haunted House in Atlanta – “Nonstop action, awesome monsters and sets gave this new house top honors.”

96 Rock


“Be prepared to be scared!”

Atlanta Theatre Weekly


“Get ready to scream!”

The Marietta Daily Journal


“A macabre maze of monsters.”

The Marietta Daily Journal


“More blood-curdling chills than Amityville.”

The Marietta Daily Journal


“This House [Netherworld] was terrifying, which was almost a shame because I would have liked to stop and admire each intricate scenario. The scenes and characters are all strikingly original…at the end of your journey you escape through a whirling Vortex, a totally disorienting effect unlike anything you’ve ever seen!”

Community Review


Nightmare on 13th Street - Raves and Accolades

"Thanks to Nightmare on 13th, I think I finally understand what all the fuss is about haunted houses." - InThisWeek.com

Featured on CNN, Discovery Channel, ABC, NBC, USA Today

Featured on the cover of Haunted Attraction Magazine

Top 13 haunted attractions USA Today

Appeared twice on the Travel Channel

Featured on CNN as a major haunted attraction

Ranked #1 in Utah by the Salt Lake Tribune

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