Best Halloween Horror Songs


Only one day to go Halloween festival, people all over the world are eager to welcome this even, especially the young. Halloween preparation including gifts, costumes, pumpkins, lights, etc, may be ready. However, Halloween atmosphere may not be filled without some horror songs. Let’s share the rhythm of “Thriller”, “Highway to Hell” or “Dragula” with your friends and family.


“Thriller” – Michael Jackson

“Thriller” is the remarkable song performed by Pop King Michael Jackson and its album became a phenomenon at that moment. The song is the ultimate Halloween anthem while the video is probably even more renowned then the song and it hasn’t lost its powers of shock and suspense in the last 25 years.


“Thriller” is among the world’s biggest selling albums of all time


One scene in the video clip


Michael Jackson acted as “ghost”



“Highway to Hell” – AC/DC

“Highway to Hell” is the opening track and title of AC/DC‘s album in 1979. The song was written by Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young while the main guitar riff was created by Angus Young. It is considered to be one of the most famous songs in rock history. In 2009, “Highway to Hell”, won the “Most Played Australian Work Overseas” category at the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards.


The poster of “Highway to Hell”


The men of AC/DC


It is also a Halloween music gift because its lyrics seem to be horrific “I’m on a highway to hell On the highway to hell Highway to hell I’m on the highway to hell…”



“This Is Halloween” – Marilyn Manson

“This is Halloween” composed by Danny Elfman from the 1993 film “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. It is also used as the background music for the Halloween Town world in the video game Kingdom Hearts.


The poster of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”


“This Is Halloween” was covered by Marilyn Manson for the 13th anniversary re-release of The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack and has also been rerecorded for foreign language versions of the film, including Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Thai.


One scene in its clip



“Dragula” – Rob Zombie

“Dragula” was the first hit single of Rob Zombie’s solo album “Hellbilly Deluxe” in 1998. The Dragula title was inspired by the ’60s TV series “The Munsters”.


“Dragula” was the first hit single of Rob Zombie’s solo album “Hellbilly Deluxe”




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