Songs about Fear and Superstition

This is the Monster Halloween Song List broken down by subject.  This is a good way to focus your playlist on specific characters or themes if you are concentrating your Halloween party around a theme.

Note that some titles appear in more than one category depending on the lyrical content and/or keywords.

For the most part, I left movie scores off this list, but obviously there are many of them recognizable enough to be immediately associated with a character or theme on this list.



Songs about superstition, fear, and terror
3 Beavers - Uh Oh
American Werewolves - Beware
American Werewolves - Final Warning
American Werewolves - Scream a Little Scream
Arrogant Worms - Really Scary
Arrogant Worms - Scary Ned
Aspects - Scary Lesson
Astors - In The Twilight Zone
Axodry - Suspense
Ben Colder - Shudders And Screams
Bert Convy (1958) - Horror Rock Rockabilly
Bill Buchanan - Beware (1962)
Bill Gaida - Yes I'm Scared!
Black Sabbath - Danger Zone
Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper (1976)
Bobby Blue Bland - Woke Up Screaming
Bomboras - A Fistful of Terror
Bomboras - Run And Hide
Brad and Jerry - The People Hater
Cadillacs - Peek - A - Boo
Captain Clegg And The Night Creatures - Transylvania Terror Train
Chancellors - Scream
Crypt Keeper - Twas The Fright Before Christmas
Cure - Fear Of Ghosts (1989)
Deadbolt - Scare Me
Duffy - I'm Scared
Easygoing - Fear
Electric Wizard - Doom-Mantia
Extreme Noise Terror - Carry On Screaming
Fall - Frightened (1977)
Fettdog - Frightfest II
Florian Zabach - Violin - Harem Scarem (1956)
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Love at First Fright
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Oogie Boogie Baby Baby
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Scary Song
Fright Club (Dmc Megamix)
Ghastly Ones - A Final Warning
Ghastly Ones - Now Fear This
Ghastly Ones - The Icy Grip Of Fear
Ghastly Ones - without warning
Harry Mancini - Experiment On Terror
HorrorPops, The - Horrorbeach
HorrorPops, The - What's Under My Bed
Howlin' Wolf - Ain't Superstitious (1970)
Iron Maiden - Fear Of The Dark (Live) (1993)
John Williams - Jaws score (1975)
Kate Bush - Hammer Horror
Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
Kills - Superstition (2003)
Kitty In A Casket - Horror Express
Kitty In A Casket - Under Your Bed
Lou Rawls - I'm No Scaredy Cat
Marilyn Manson - Man That You Fear
Mass Production - Scary Love
Merv Griffin - House Of Horrors
Meteors - Fear Of The Dark
Meteors - You Scare Me (Not)
Misfits - Scream!
Move - Night Of Fear
Murderdolls - Love at First Fright
Negativland - Fear
Nirvana - Stay Away
Nwa - Approach To Danger
Ozzy Osbourne - Fearless
Ozzy Osbourne - Let Me Hear You Scream
Phantom Rockers - Horror Rock
Phantom Rockers - Run For Your Life
Rihanna - Disturbia
Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me (1984)
Rubinoos - Peek - A - Boo
Samhain - Horror Biz
Samhain - I Am Misery
Screaming Jay Hawkins - Frenzy (1957)
Shadows - Frightened City (1961)
Skunks - You Scare Me
Slayer - Consfearacy
Slayer - Silent Scream
Smiths - Panic (1986)
Squidward - Sponge Bob Scaredy Pants
Stevie Wonder - Superstition (1973)
Tigerlillies - Crack Of Doom
Tragically Hip - Scared
Tsol - Silent Scream
Tyree - I Fear The Night
Wednesday 13 - Scream Baby Scream

Songs about horror movies
American Werewolves - Monster Movie
Big Ray and The Futuras - Horrorscope
Billy Duke and the Dukes - Roland (about Zacherley)
Bollock Brothers - Horror Movies
Calabrese - Midnight Spookshow
Calvanes - Horror Pictures
Creepshow (Movie Soundtrack) - Main Theme
Dickie Goodman - Horror Movies
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Hooray for Horrorwood
Gbh - Horror Story
Gutter Demons - Playground Horror Peepshow
Hellfreaks - Horrorshow
Jack And Jim - Midnight Movies
Lords Of Acid - Horror Movie
Mack 10 - Ghetto Horror Show
Marilyn Manson - I Want to Kill You Like They Do in the Movies
Michael Jackson - Thriller (1984)
Michael Jackson - Thriller (Video-clip Version) (1984)
Monica Kirby - Scary Movies
Nekromantix - Horrorscope
Nekromantix - Monster Movie Fan
Pete and The Bloodsuckers - My Baby Likes Scary Movies
Roy Clark - Spooky Movies
Sharkey Todd - The Horror Show
Skyhooks - Horror Movie (1975)
Spike Jones - Monster Movie Ball
Wednesday 13 - B-Movie Babylon
White Zombie - Grindhouse (A Go-Go)
Yard Trauma - Watching Monster Movies

Songs about haunted houses
A Tale Of Terror - The Haunted House
Alice Cooper - This House is Haunted
American Werewolves - House On Haunted Hill
American Werewolves - In Haunted Lives
Angelo Badalamenti - Haunting and Heartbreaking*
Audience - The House On The Hill (1971)
Bee Gees - Haunted House (1993)
Bill Haley And His Comets - The Green Door (1964)
Blue Magic - Haunted By Your Love
Cavaliers, The - Haunted House Polka
Charlie Spivak And His O.; Vocal By Irene Daye - Inner Sanctum (1947)
Chris Kevin - Haunted House
Chris Kevin - Haunted House (1959)
Creed Taylor Orchestra - Haunted House
Creed Taylor Orchestra - High On A Windy Hill
Cris Kevin - Haunted House
Dave Vanian and The Phantom Chords - This House Is Haunted
Daylighters - Mad House Jump
Dead or Alive - Something in My House
Electric Wizard I. House of Whipcord
Elvira - Haunted House
Elvira - Le Music Hall
Fabienne DelSol - I'm gonna haunt you
Frankie Stein and His Ghouls - Haunted House (Slow Rock, Surf)
From The Haunted Mansion Holiday - Scary Bells
Gein and The Graverobbers - The Haunted House
Gein Graverobbers - The Haunted House
Hap Palmer - Haunted House
Happy Wilson - Haunted House Blues
Insane Clown Posse - House Of Horrors
Johnny Fuller - Haunted House (1958) (the original later covered by Gene Simmons)
Jumpin' Gene Simmons - Haunted House (1964)
Kenny and The Fiends - House On Haunted Hill
Kingsman - Haunted Castle (1963)
Lalo Shifrin And His Orchestra - The Haunting
Love and Rockets - Haunted (By Your Love)
Love and Rockets - Haunted When the Minutes Drag
Lovebug Starski - Amityville (The House On The Hill) (1986)
Merv Griffin - Charles Grean O - House Of Horrors (1962)
Merv Griffin - House Of Horrors
Merv Griffin, Charles Grean O. - House Of Horrors (1962)
Meteors - Haunt You Baby Rock
Misfits - The Haunting
Mummies - The House On The Hill (Runnin' On Empty Vol1/Estrus)
New Mayfair Dance Orchestra - The Haunted House
Nitecaps - Haunted Sax
Nosferatu - The Haunting [Main Mix]
Outsiders - Haunted By Your Love
Pink - Funhouse (2009)
Pogues - Haunted
Pogues - Haunting
Ray Noble and His Orchestra - The Haunted House
Rob Zombie - House of 1000 Corpses
Sam The Sham - Haunted House
Satan's Pilgrims - Haunted House Of Rock (Soul Pilgrim/Estrus)
Sid Bass & His Orchestra - The House Is Haunted
Slayer - Haunting The Chapel
Stone Sour - Say You’ll Haunt Me (2010)
Taylor Swift - Haunted (2010)
Vooduo - House On Haunted Hill
Wednesday 13 - Haunt Me
Wednesday 13 - House by the Cemetery
Whodini - Haunted Hause (Vocoder Mix)
Whodini - Haunted House Of Rock (Extended Version)
Whodini - The Haunted House Of Rock (1983)
Whodini - The Haunted House Of Rock Extended Version
Wonderland Singers And Accompaniment - There Is A Haunted House In Town

Songs about hight(mares)
4 Hero - Mr. Kirk's Nightmare
AC/DC - Night Prowler
Aerosmith - Darkness (1985/1986)
Alice Cooper - Dangerous Tonight
Alice Cooper - Spark In The Dark
Alice Cooper - Welcome To My Nightmare (1975)
American Werewolves - Late At Night
American Werewolves - Never Seen By Waking Eyes
American Werewolves - Nothing In the Dark
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Fright Night (Nevermore)
Artie Shaw - Nightmare (1938)
Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare (2010)
Batmobile - The Man In Black
Bill Buchanan - The Night Before Halloween
Billy Lee Riley - Nightmare Mash
Billy Sills - Nightmare
Blue Oyster Cult - I Love the Night
Bomboras - Night Of The Bomboras
Brainbug - Nightmare [Sinister Strings Mix]
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band - Restless Nights
Bugs, The - Strangler In The Night (about Albert DeSalvo)
Calabrese - Midnight Spookshow
CCR - The Midnight Special
Cher - Dark Lady
Chesterfield Kings - Running Through My Nightmares
Clipse - Nightmares
Coffinshakers - Black Sunday
Cramps - Sunglasses After Dark
Creed Taylor Orchestra - A Shot in the Dark
Creepshow, The - Creatures of the Night
Cult Of The Psychic Fetus - Night In The Life
Damned - Wait For The Blackout
Dana Dane - Nightmares
Danzig - My Darkness
Danzig - On a Wicked Night
Danzig - Overture: Winged Night Demon
Danzig - Power Of Darkness
Danzig - Until You Call On The Dark
Dark, The - The Dark
Def Con 5 - Mother Night
Denise and The Double Dates - That Halloween Night
Depeche Mode - The Dead of Night (2001)
Depeche Mode - Waiting for the Night
Depeche Mode - Waiting for the Night (Sonic Integration mix)
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince - A Nightmare On My Street (1988)
Doug Efresh - Play This Only At Night
Eagles - One Of These Nights (1975)
Earl Patterson - Nightmare Hop
Electric Prunes - I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)
Electric Wizard - Night of the Shape
Electric Wizard - The Nightchild
Electric Wizard - The Sun Has Turned to Black
Electric Wizard - Tutti I Colori Del Buio (All the Colors of the Dark ) (Appears only on vinyl editions)
Fad Gadget - Saturday Night Special
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Neon Black
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Nightbreed
Fuzztones - Night of the Phantom
Fuzztones - Night of the Vampire
Ghoultown - Mistress Of The Dark
Go Go Gorillas - It Was A Nightmare (V/A - Mondo Frat Dance Bash A Go Go/Arf! Arf!)
Go Katz - Nightmare
Groovie Goolies - Midnight
Groovie Goolies - Midnight
Iron Maiden - Fear Of The Dark (Live) (1993)
Jack Turner - Nightmare (Horror Hillbilly Bopper)
Jay Reatard - Nightmares (2007)
John Lee Hooker - Nightmares
John Sowell - Nightmares
Judas Priest - Before The Dawn
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight
Judas Priest - Night Comes Down
Judas Priest - Night Crawler
Kiss - Creatures of the Night
Kitty In A Casket - Caught In A Dream
Kitty In A Casket - Midnight Thrill-Ride 3:01's
Kitty In A Casket - Sweet Nightmares
Larry and The Blue Notes - Night Of The Sadist
Lee Kristofferson - Night of the Werewolf
Legendary Invisible Men - Spooks Night Out
Loreena Mckennitt - All Souls Night
Manhattan Transfer - Twilight Zone
Marilyn Manson - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (1995)
Mercury Rev - Nite and Fog
Metallica - All Nightmare Long (2008/2009)
Metallica - Blackened
Metallica - Fade To Black
Meteors - Black Black Night
Meteors - Darkman And I
Meteors - Into the Darkness
Meteors - Midnight People
Meteors - Midnite Train
Meteors - Nightmare In Elche (Alicante Breakdown)
Meteors - Paint It Black
Meteors - When Darkness Falls
Meteors - Your Worst Nightmare
Midnight Juggernauts - Shadows
Midnight Stroll - The Revels
Misfits - American Nightmare
Misfits - Dark Shadows
Modest Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
Moontrekkers, The - Night Of The Vampire
Move - Night Of Fear
Murderdolls - My Dark Place Alone
Nekromantix - Anaheim After Dark
Nekromantix - Nightmare
Nekromantix - Technicolor Nightmare
Night Walker - Theme From The Night Walker (V. Mizzy)
Nightmare Mash - Bill Riley
Nightmare on Elm Street theme
No Mercy - I'm Your Nightmare
Ozzy Osbourne - Black Rain
Paul Gayten - Gayten's Nightmare
Pearl Harbour - Alone In The Dark
Phantom Rockers - Army Of Darkness
Phantom Rockers - Halloween Night
Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight (1981)
Pretty Things - Walking Through My Dreams
Q65 - I Got Nightmares
Revels - Dead Man's Stroll (aka Midnight Stroll) (1959)
Revels - Midnight Stroll
Rezurex - Into the Dark
Rezurex - Midnight
Rezurex - Tonight
Robert Cray Band - Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1991)
Robyn Hitchcock - Let There Be More Darkness
Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
Samhain - Night Chill
Samhain - To Walk the Night
Sammy Kaye Orchestra - Theme From The Night Walker
Scotti Stuart - Nightmare
Scottie Stuart - It Was A Nightmare
Scottie Stuart - Nightmare
Screaming Lord Sutch - 'Til the Following Night
Slayer - Darkness Of Christ
Smashing Pumpkins - We Only Come Out At Night
Sonics - Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark
Tito and Tarantula - After Dark
Tom Jones - Daughter Of Darkness (1970)
Tyree - I Fear The Night
Undertaker And His Pals - Night Of The Ghouls
Wednesday 13 - London After Midnight
White Coffin Terrors - Silent Night, Deadly Night
Zombie Girl - Creature of Night
Zombie Girl - The Darkness

Songs about the Moon
American Werewolves - Blood On the Moon
Bill Burnette And The Toppers - Blue Moon
Black Sabbath - Black Moon
Cramps - Blue Moon Baby
Cramps - Rock On The Moon
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising (1969)
Danzig - Deth Red Moon
DoubleN - Moon Child
Echo and the Bunnymen - Killing Moon, The (1984)
Elvira - Full Moon
Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 - Bark at the Moon
Kitty In A Casket - Moonlight Massacre
Kitty In A Casket - Under Ghost Towns Moon
Mantovani And His Concert O - Poem To The Moon (1948)
Meteors - Bad Moon Rising
Nekromantix - Dead MoonWalkin'
Nekromantix - Howlin' At The Moon
Nekromantix - MoonChaser
Ozzy Osbourne - Bark At The Moon
Pasquale and The Lunar-Tiks - Moon Madness
Van Morrison - Moondance
Zacherley - Baying at the Moon



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