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Great Songs for a Halloween Playlist

Updated on October 30, 2012

Every holiday has their songs and Halloween is no exception. It is possible that the list of Halloween songs and songs with related themes can rival that of Christmas. A big part of that is because of the many rock bands that put out songs that are perfect for Halloween. The list I'm about to present to you is an accumulation of classic and modern songs perfect for any Halloween party. Though there are a ton, these are my personal favorites. If you like rock music, than this list just might be perfect for your next Halloween party.

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From classic Halloween songs like "The Monster Mash", to modern songs like "Living Dead Girl", this list covers a wide range of music. Some songs are very family friendly and some are not so family friendly. However ALL are awesome and worth giving a listen to. So without further ado, my Halloween playlist in no particular order.

  • Abracadabra by Steve Miller Band
  • Bodies by Drowning Pool
  • American Witch by Rob Zombie
  • Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Don't Fear the Reaper by HIM
  • Don't Fear the Reaper by Donald Roeser
  • Soul on Fire by HIM
  • Bleed Well by HIM
  • I Put A Spell On You by Jay Hawkins
  • Astro Zombies by The Misfits
  • Bark at the Moon by Ozzy Osbourne
  • Be Quick or Be Dead by Iron Maiden
  • Would You Love a Monster Man? by Lordi
  • Highway to Hell by ACDC
  • Back in Black by ACDC
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme Song by Nerf Herder
  • Dead! by My Chemical Romance
  • Superbeast by Rob Zombie
  • Werewolf, Baby! by Rob Zombie
  • Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon
  • Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf
  • Nightmare by Avenged Sevenfold
  • Hell's Bells by ACDC
  • Black #1 (Little Miss Scare-All) by Type-O Negative
  • Iron Man by Black Sabbath
  • Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
  • Boris the Spider by The Who
  • Burn the Witch by Queens of the Stoneage
  • Creeping Death by Metallica
  • Devil's Got a New Disguise by Aerosmith
  • Devil Went Down to Georgia by Charlie Daniels Band
  • Bat Country by Avenged Sevenfold
  • Devil's Child by Judas Priest
  • House of the Rising Sun by Animals
  • Voodoo by Godsmack
  • Voodoo Too by Godsmack
  • Mindfreak Theme Song by Criss Angel
  • MF2 by Criss Angel
  • Du Hast by Ramstein
  • Dragula by Rob Zombie
  • Frankenstein by Edgar Winter Group
  • Jesus Frankenstein by Rob Zombie
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky by Johnny Cash
  • Bittersweet by Apocalyptica
  • Ghostbusters Movie Theme by Ray Parker Jr.
  • Halloween by Dead Kennedys
  • Ghouls Night Out by The Misfits
  • Days of the Phoenix by AFI
  • Miss Murder by AFI
  • Beast and the Harlot by Avenged Sevenfold
  • Haunted House by BB King
  • Hellraiser by Motorhead
  • Oh Oh Oh Sexy Vampire by Fright Ranger
  • Crawl by Breaking Benjamin
  • I Put A Spell On You by Marilyn Manson
  • I Love The Dead by Alice Cooper
  • I'm Your Boogieman by White Zombie
  • Little Ghost by The White Stripes
  • Living Dead Girl by Rob Zombie
  • Inhuman Creation Station by CKY
  • Escape From Hellview by CKY
  • Monster Mash by Bobby Boris
  • Number of the Beast by Iron Maiden
  • Lords of Salem by Rob Zombie
  • Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Runnin' With The Devil by Van Halen
  • Spiders by System of a Down
  • When Worlds Collide by Powerman 5000
  • Thriller by Michael Jackson
  • Witchy Woman by Eagles
  • Superstition by Stevie Wonder
  • Cold by Static X
  • Forsaken by David Draimen
  • Vampire Heart by HIM
  • Thirteen by Johnny Cash
  • Funeral For Yesterday by kittie
  • The Night of the Loving Dead by Lordi
  • The Deadite Girls Gone Wild by Lordi
  • Vampires Will Never Hurt You by My Chemical Romance
  • Dead Girl Superstar by Rob Zombie
  • Black Magic Woman by Santana
  • Cemetery Drive by My Chemical Romance
  • Welcome to the Black Parade by My Chemical Romance
  • Mother Earth by Within Temptation
  • Sanitarium by Metallica
  • Welcome to my Nightmare by Alice Cooper

Did I Miss Anything?

This list is subject to change as I frequently add new music to my library, so keep checking back for updates! And please, if you have any suggestions for additions to the list, let me know in a comment. I will gladly add them with credit to you. Thanks for reading!

Have a rockin' Halloween party!

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Skylar Spring © copyright 2011


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      9 years ago

      Wow! That's a very comprehensive list. You did a great job compiling monstrous music.


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