John Zorn “White Zombie” from Locus Solus (Tzadik www.tzadik.com)Buy it!
Fantômas “Ave Satani” from Director's Cut (Ipecac 2001)Buy it!
Fantômas “Rosemary's Baby” from Director's Cut (Ipecac 2001) —I very sincerely hope this track makes you want to hide in a corner. That's how it makes me feel.Buy it!
De Mens “Ik Was Een Wrak, Ik Was Een Zombie” from Sex Verandert Alles (Play It Again Sam 1999) —Even the Dutch are afraid of zombies.Buy it!
Be Your Own Pet “Zombie Graveyard Party” from Get Awkward (Ecstatic Peace/Universal Records 2008)Buy it!
Wyldlife “Zombies Are Taking Over New York” from Baby, Quit Sucking My Blood (Wyldlife 2008)Buy it!
Venom “Possessed” (Relativity 2002) —These thrash metal pioneers were regarded in their time (England, mid 80's ish) as hacks.Buy it!
The Misfits “Devil's Whorehouse” from The Misfits - Collection 2 (Astralwerks 1995)Buy it!
Fela Kuti “Zombies” from Music Is The Best Weapon: The Best of Fela Kuti (Wrasse)Buy it!
Johnny Socko “Devil Went Down To Georgia” from Sampler (self) —Got this at a gig way back when, the 'band of demons' section brings in a groovy disco beat and a bit of Sweet Child O Mine.Buy it!
The Brothers Groove “Hollerin' On Halloween” from thebrothersgroove.com (self) —Great funk band from DEEtroit, this was a free download on their site about 10 years ago.Buy it!
Rudy Ray Moore “Zombie March (Instrumental)” from Petey Wheatstraw- The Devil's Son In Law (RNP Muzak 2007)Buy it!
Iggy Pop “The Tell Tale Heart” from Closed on Account of Rabies: Poems and Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (Mouth Almighty) —I played Christopher Walken reading 'The Raven' last year, I think I'll make this one of these a tradition.Buy it!
Tom Waits “Whistlin' Past The Graveyard” from Used Songs (1973-1980) (Rhino 2001)Buy it!
Sufjan Stevens “They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back from the Dead!! Ahhhh!” from Illinoise (Asthamtic Kitty 2005)Buy it!
They Might Be Giants “Exquisite Dead Guy” from Factory Showroom (Ekektra 1996)Buy it!
Ben Folds Five “Satan Is My Master (Live)” from Naked Baby Photos (Caroline 1998)Buy it!
Soul Coughing “Bus To Beelzebub” from New York, NY 8/16/99 (Kufala) —Ok, this song isn't about Halloween at all (not to my ears) but not only is it the only one to mention Beelzebub, but it reminds you that Mike Doughty is playing tomorrow night. If you're there, say hi.Buy it!
The Aquabats! “Fashion Zombies!” from Charge!! (Nitro Records 2005)Buy it!
Panic at The Disco “It's Almost Halloween” from Single (Fueled By Ramen 2008) —I like kitchsy kind of holiday songs, this is a great example.Buy it!
Concrete Blonde “Bloodletting (The Vampire Song)” from Bloodletting (CAPITOL 1990) —(maybe I'm a little OCD, but it bugs me that any disc on Capitol records comes out in all caps, no matter how I type it)Buy it!
Elvis Perkins In Dearland “Stay Zombie Stay” from Live @ KDHX, Vol 8 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2010)Buy it!
Burger Chef & Jeff Monsters Sounds “Ghost of Grizzly Mountain” from flexidisc from a Burger Chef kids meal, circa 1979 ((good question))Buy it!
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